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Diagnostic Senior Medical Science Liaison (Alzheimer's Disease) / Southwest / Field Based

Company: Eisai
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Eisai, satisfying unmet medical needs and increasing the benefits healthcare provides to patients, their families, and caregivers is Eisai's human health care (hhc) mission. We're a growing pharmaceutical company that is breaking through in neurology and oncology, with a strong emphasis on research and development. Our history includes the development of many innovative medicines, notably the discovery of the world's most widely-used treatment for Alzheimer's disease. As we continue to expand, we are seeking highly-motivated individuals who want to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference. If this is your profile, we want to hear from you.Diagnostic Senior Medical Science Liaison (Alzheimer's Disease) / Southwest / Field Based(So. CA, AZ, HI, NM, Southern Nevada)Job SummaryThe Sr. Medical Science Liaison (Sr. MSL) is a field-facing representative of US Medical Affairs with a primary responsibility of engaging in the exchange of scientific data and other medical and/or scientific information withKOLs/HCPs, researchers,diagnostic centers,and decision makers in the areas of Eisai's interest. The person in this position willdemonstratea thorough understanding ofAlzheimer's disease(AD)diagnostics, includingthe needs,issues,and priorities as they relate to Eisai's strategicmedicalplan.MSLs will be trained and certified onADdiagnostic tests/platforms/assays, including PET/CSF/BBBMtoprovidefair & balanced scientific education onappropriate useofAlzheimer's diagnostic biomarkers (AB, tau, etc.),whileunderstanding the ever-evolving diagnostic landscape/pipeline.The impact that adiagnosticMSL will have on the organization includesfulfilling educational gaps with KOLs/HCPson the diagnostic pathway in AD (cognitive screening and diagnostic modalities),providecorporate value throughdemonstratedleadership, teamwork,participation in strategic thinking, and special projects. Gainand gather medicaldiagnosticinsights to refineAD diagnosticstrategy and continue to close the gap on unmet educational needs for AD HCPs.MSLs alsoassumeresponsibility for specialinternal/externalprojects as they arisein the diagnostic space.This role will not support therapeutics and will be disease state only.Essential FunctionsDiagnosticArea Support to Stakeholders

  • Act as the primary clinicaldiagnosticresource to HCPs in the territory for informationpertaining todisease stateeducation,ensuringawarenessand understanding.
  • Identifypotential HCPs, clinical and research leaders, academicians, clinicians, diagnostic directors, and other providers for collaborative initiatives
  • Serve as a conduit foraccurateand updated clinical,scientificand medicaldiagnosticinformation betweenHCPs includingKey Opinion Leaders (KOLs)/investigators/NP/PA/radiologists/neuropsych/PCPs and diagnostic centersand the company's Medical Affairs and development groups.
  • Establish, foster,cultivateandmaintainpeer relationships withHCPs inADin which Eisai has current and future interests.
  • Providetimelyhigh-qualityadvanced education as a scientific expertregardingdiagnostic modalities(PET/CSF/BBBM) through presentations and scientific exchange.
  • Support assigned professionaldiagnosticcongressesin accordance withMSL plan. Be prepared to lead congress coverage efforts, including coordination of all MSL activities.
  • Identifyand report key scientific, clinical and research insights fromHCPs/diagnostic centersto Medical Affairs.Training/EducationalResource
    • Maintain anddemonstratethorough and up-to-date knowledge of disease state, studymethodology, clinical information, anddiagnostic data
    • Demonstrate full knowledge of and ability to execute on approved medical platforms/strategies and MSL initiatives
    • Serve as technical/scientific subject matter resource to Eisaicross functional partners
    • Teach, coach and mentor new or less experienced MSLs; assume responsibility for special projects.Providevaluable contributions to the organization includingdiagnosticexpertiseand strategic planning.
    • Maintain a deep understanding ofADpatientdiagnosticsrecommendations/guidelines/approvalsand clinical utility of laboratory-developedtests
    • Additionally providediagnosticmedical support to external projects, such as advisory boards, educational activities.
    • Ability to lead and motivate team members without a direct reporting relationshipResearch Support& Compliance Adherence
      • Facilitate review and follow up of submittedInvestigator-InitiatedStudies (IISs) and assist with Eisai sponsoreddiagnostic and monitoringtrials.
      • Timely processing of all reported adverse events, must fully understand the adverse event reporting (Pharmacovigilance) standard operating procedures (SOPs)
      • Demonstrate full awareness of and compliance with all SOPs and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position. Proactively identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate action as requiredEducational RequirementsAdvanced terminal D degree in medical or health sciences (e.gMD/DO, PhD, PharmD)Experience
        • 2-3 yearsdiagnosticMSL experience inneurology orsimilar disease state;priordementia or AD research experiencestronglypreferred, 3yrs+ required for Sr MSL title
        • Expertise in diagnostictestsused to confirm diagnosis andbiomarkermonitoringin AD or similar disease state
        • Broad understanding of various diagnostic modalities including PET/CSF/BBBM
        • Established relationships withKOLsinneurology,and knowledge of institutionsfocused onADpreferred
        • 3-5 years industry/ clinical research/ related experience in a scientific or clinical setting.
        • Strong broad-based scientific and pharmaceutical knowledge
        • Knowledge of treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, FDA regulations, pharmaregulations/compliant practices,and OIG guidelines are required.
        • Knowledge and experience withinADand ability to communicate with confidence and accuracy across multiple dementia disease states.
        • Experience working with other MSL counterparts within a territory, strongly preferredOther Skills and Abilities:
          • Interestedand skilled in communicating complex data sets and the ability tobe seen as a scientific peer whileeducatingbroad audiences fromKOLsto PCPs.
          • Strong overall written and verbal communication skills.Keen understanding of your audience and ability to tailor information appropriately.
          • Highly skilled in the art of strategic conversation along with a demonstratedability to assess issues, as they arise and adapt appropriately.
          • Committed to the concept of team and working within the framework of the Medical Affairs
          • Demonstrated ability to anticipate, organize,plan,and handle multiple priorities, while adapting to the needs of the companyandHCPs.
          • Has an ability towork independently and not requireclose supervision while adhering tocompliance/regulatorypolicies.
          • Interest in leading and participating in projects while effectively balancing field work.
          • Demonstrated ability to proactively identifyopportunities/challenges, willingness to communicatethesechallengesto leadershipwhile working together to overcome them.
          • Seamlessly adaptsto field situations andeffectively problemsolveswithin your territory
          • Experience workingin matrix environment includingcross-functionalcommercial partners,withan understanding of the pharmaceutical corporate environment and appreciation for Commercial Operations, including Marketing and Sales strategies
          • Sound computer/technologyskills including applications for word processing, producing slide materials,working with spreadsheets, and video conferencing
          • Possesses and maintains a valid driver's licenseand clean driving record.
          • Capable of engaging in frequent business travel (approximately70% of time), including air travel, ability to travel overnight and occasionally on weekends. Willing to work in a hybrid environment with virtual and face to face engagements and balancing as appropriate.
          • This is a field-based position. The employee is required to set up a home-based officewithin their defined territory.As a condition of employment and an essential function of this field-based position, applicants must be able to engage in person with HCPs and other third parties at their offices, institutions and other appropriate locations on a regular basis. In order to gain in-person access, applicants selected for the position may be required to complete third parties' credentialing and/or entry requirements, which often include an attestation to and/or providing proof of having received certain vaccinations, including but not limited to the COVID-19 or flu vaccines. To the extent you are unable to meet certain requirements for qualifying medical (including pregnancy-related) or religious reasons, applicants must request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Department.#LI-MI1#IND123#LI-RemoteEisai Salary Transparency Language:The base salary range for the Diagnostic Senior Medical Science Liaison (Alzheimer's Disease) / Southwest / Field Based is from :145,400-190,900Under current guidelines, this position is eligible to participate in : Eisai Inc. Annual Incentive Plan & Eisai Inc. Long Term Incentive Plan.Final pay determinations will depend on various factors including but not limited to experience level, education, knowledge, and skills.Employees are eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs. For additional information on Company employee benefits programs, visit other benefits may be available for this position, please discuss any questions with your recruiter.Eisai is an equal opportunity employer and as such, is committed in policy and in practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. Similarly, considering the need for reasonable accommodations, Eisai prohibits discrimination against persons because of disability, including disabled veterans.Eisai Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of all new hires in the United States. Please click on the following link for more information:

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