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Medical Science Liaison I

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Location
San Francisco, CA
Hourly
$12.00 - $76.00
Job Type
Contract
Degree
Doctorate
Date
May 16, 2017
Job ID
2483494
Our client needs a MSL with Dermatology experience who lives in the San Francisco, CA area to cover the Northwest geography. 

Education and Experience 
• Advanced degree with health science background (Pharm.D, M.D., Ph.D, preferred) 
• Preferred minimum 3 year total specific industry experience (pharma, device, etc) and minimum 4 years post professional degree practice or relevant transferable experience (clinical practice, academic research, regulatory/scientific) 
• Experience in Medical Dermatology  
• Ability to travel 50-60% 


JOB SUMMARY: 
Develops and maintains professional relationships with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive medical and scientific support initiatives in Medical Dermatology. Facilitates information, education, and research activities for physicians and ancillary healthcare professionals regarding current and future therapies in development or commercialized . Works closely with other  personnel to ensure information, education, and research needs of healthcare professionals are met and to ensure scientific and technical training needs of commercial organizations are identified and met 

Responsible for maintaining annual expenses within assigned budget parameters 

Responsible for accurate and timely documentation of above activities 

The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all internal requirements and with all applicable regulatory requirements. Internal requirements include compliance with ethics, environmental health and safety, financial, human resources, and general business policies, requirements and objectives. 


KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
1. Identify, develop and maintain professional relationships with thought leaders, academic centers and researchers in assigned areas of therapeutic interest to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on products. 
2. Upon request, present data on products to healthcare professionals including physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and other health care professionals. 
3. Support research initiatives as requested by R&D, Clinical Operations, and Medical Affairs Departments. 
4. Serve as internal medical and scientific resource to assigned therapeutic areas for development of disease-state and product communications and materials that are medically accurate, balanced, and consistent with regulatory guidelines. 
5. Support Round Table and Advisory Board sessions to ensure accuracy of scientific and clinical data. 
6. Conducts on-going training to medical affairs, field sales and other internal personnel as directed. 
7. May provide support for payer-facing activities to public and commercial managed markets. 

Essential Skills and Abilities 
• Knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical industry legal and regulatory guidelines 
• Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point and other software skills 
• Conveys information clearly, using a variety of media, to individuals and groups 
• Excellent written/verbal communication skills 
• Strong interpersonal skills 
• Strong presentation and teaching skills 
• Ability to convey clinical and non-clinical technical information effectively 
• Ability to engage the audience and help them understand and retain information 
• Ability to learn clinical and non-clinical technical information 
• Ability to work independently and in a team structure 
• Demonstrated success at maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or environment 
• Ability to adjust effectively to work within new structures, processes, requirements or cultures 
• Strong planning and organizational skills 
• Strong team and leadership skills