Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Medical Science Liaison in Atlanta, Georgia
Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people. Our three divisions –Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital–develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries.
We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.
The Medical Science Liaison develops and maintains professional relationships with current and future thought leaders whose research, teaching, and publications are authoritative and whose opinions are considered important.
Primary responsibilities for role (level-specific responsibilities should be included in the chart below):
Identifies, develops, and maintains collaborative relationships with key opinion leaders through knowledge exchange on cutting-edge scientific trends, ideas, and practices in patient care as well as understanding the dynamics and unmet needs within the therapeutic areas.
Serves as an information scientist and colleague to top level academic physicians and researchers, select academic centers, centers of excellence, patient advocacy groups, and key accounts, including managed care, by providing complex medical and scientific information to meet their needs.
Serves as a conduit for research for investigators interested in developing investigator-initiated research protocols.
Strengthens alliances with cross-functional colleagues by support at medical conventions, advisory boards, clinical data presentations, scientific intelligence, promotional speaker training, company trial site
Conducts formal presentations upon request to appropriate groups such as: key accounts, managed care organizations, integrated systems, national medical associations and medical schools. Acts as an “ambassador” representing Grifols’ position and interests regarding research, current and future drug development and corporate mission.
Adheres to company policies and complies with applicable regulatory and legal requirements with highest ethical standards.
Knowledge, skills & abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of Grifols philosophy and policies. Excellent interpersonal, strategic, and communication skills. Excellent ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific and medical information and data. Ability to comfortably converse with key academic opinion leaders regarding highly technical information. Excellent ability to demonstrate computer literacy and learn programs and procedures used in the day-to-day functions of an MSL. Ability to be a self-starter, handle multipl eprojects simultaneously. Ability to manage a demanding travel schedule and be flexible.
Strong science/clinical background with advanced degree in a scientific field of study (PharmD, MD, PhD)
Experience typically requires minumum of 2 years of related experience in clinical practice, academics, or pharmaceutical industry.
Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.
Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Occasionally walks and stands. Occasionally bends and twists neck. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25lbs. Frequently drives to site locations with occasional travel within the United States. Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken and written words and sentences. Interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Must work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues.
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