Thursday, August 16, 2012

Job Posting: Medical Scientist- Cardiovascular - Mid Atlantic

Job Posting: Medical Scientist- Cardiovascular - Mid Atlantic
Gilead Sciences, Inc - Foster City, CA 94404

Specific Responsibilities: 
Minimum requirements:
- advanced scientific degree
- previous MSL experience
- currently resides within the region
- the ability to travel 60%- some overnight travel required. The territory for this position includes Southern NJ, DE, Eastern PA(Philadelphia), and Northern MD.

The candidate should reside in the territory.

Essential Duties and Job Functions: 
The field-based MS will join a team of medical scientists, reporting to the director. He/she will disseminate clinical information about Gilead’s innovative products to thought-leaders, academic institutions, centers of excellence and professional organizations.

Principle Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
 Deliver timely, accurate and succinct clinical and scientific presentations to cardiovascular healthcare professionals, both proactively and in response to requests for information, consistent with promotional compliance and FDA regulatory requirements
 Serve as a medical resource to the Cardiovascular Therapeutic Sales Specialist
 Implement defined goals and objectives aligned with Medical Affairs’ strategic initiatives; develop plan for cultivating, and maintaining working relationships with existing and future thought leaders in assigned geographic territory
 Participate in advisory boards, symposia and educational programs, such as speaker training and clinical conferences
 Collaborate with colleagues in other functional areas, including Clinical Research, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing
 Adhere to applicable pharmaceutical codes, Office of Inspector General (OIG) guidelines and Gilead policies

Knowledge, Experience and Skills: 
 Advanced scientific degree (MD, DO, PhD, PharmD or NP/PA strongly preferred) with experience in the pharmaceutical industry or related healthcare field required
 A minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a medically related endeavor (i.e., cardiovascular medicine, with strong knowledge of the clinical research process, treatment landscape and guidelines)
 Demonstrated ability to work independently
 Capacity to develop and deliver high-quality presentations essential
 Affinity for a collaborative, team-oriented environment and approach; ability to network and partner with internal and external stakeholders, including medical thought-leaders, academic institutions, large group practices, medical directors and pharmacy directors
 Excellent project management and organizational skills, including the management of multiple priorities and resources
 Strong business skills/acumen; translation of scientific expertise and knowledge to achieve the identified business goals of the company
 Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills required
 Ability to travel 30-40% of the time

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