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Medical Science Liaison
Gastroenterology, IL, IN, KY
Posted on 8/4/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Research
Requirements
  • Develop geography-specific Field Medical and TL Interaction plans based on therapeutic area objectives and TLs needs
  • Adopt institution/account planning approach and contribute to cross-functional institution/account plans
  • Contribute to development and delivery of scientifically meaningful medical programs/projects in line with the local Medical and Field Medical plan
  • MD, PharmD, PhD, APP, PA, NP with experience in a specific Disease Area or with a broad medical background and relevant pharmaceutical experience
  • Ability to drive a company-provided car is an essential qualification of this position. Candidates must be able to drive a BMS-provided vehicle between locations (often great distances apart), and arrive at each location ready and able to enthusiastically and efficiently demonstrate an applied knowledge of pertinent health care industry trends. Candidates must possess a high level of ethics, integrity, and a responsible and safe driving history
  • Travel required. Position is field based, MSL will be required to live in the territory which they manage or within 50 miles of the territory borders
  • The MSL will spend the majority of their time in the field with their external customers. Further requirements based on territory assignment and team needs
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with academic and community research thought leaders, appropriate HCPs, and access stakeholders, within a given geography to answer scientific, unsolicited product, and HEOR related questions. The MSL will use various channels for interactions (1:1, group presentations, remote, etc.)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using available scientific resources and presentations. Effectively present information to TL/HCPs and be able to respond to questions, ensuring medical accuracy and compliance with local procedures, ethical and legal guidelines and directives
  • Actively assess the medical landscape by meeting with TL/HCPs/Access Stakeholders to understand their needs and expertise. Continuously update own knowledge in treatment strategies, products, unmet medical needs, clinical trials, health economics outcomes research and scientific activities. Understand the competitive landscape and evolving healthcare models and actively prepare to address informational needs of customers
  • Identify opportunities to partner with HCPs on disease state initiatives, collaborative research projects, and investigator sponsored research (ISR) of interest and in alignment with BMS strategic objectives
  • Attend medical congresses and local/regional meetings. Collect and provide meaningful medical insights and/or impact by communicating these back to the medical and commercial organizations to support strategy development and business decisions
Desired Qualifications
  • Disease area knowledge and an understanding of scientific publications
  • Knowledge of a scientific or clinical area, competitive landscape and patient treatment trends
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and process
  • Knowledge of the national healthcare and access environment
  • Knowledge of HEOR core concepts
  • Excellent English language skills, spoken and written
  • A minimum of 2 years working in a clinical and/or pharmaceutical environment
  • Prior MSL experience
  • Ability to work independently and act as a team player
  • Translating scientific or clinical data into an understandable and valuable form to help physicians best serve their patients
  • Good communication and presentation skills to present scientific and/or clinical data to research or healthcare professionals
  • Developing peer-to-peer relationships with TLs, scientists and other healthcare professionals
  • Ability to quickly and comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments
  • Demonstration of the BMS Values
Bristol-Myers Squibb

10,001+ employees

Biopharmaceutical development company
Company mission
Bristol-Myers Squibb engages in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of pharmaceuticals.