Posted to MedZilla on 2/24/2018

Novo Nordisk

US-GA, Regional Medical Scientist- South Atlantic Job 457181600A0-MZ


Requisition ID 54045BR
Title Regional Medical Scientist- South Atlantic
Job Category Clinical Development
Job Description Purpose
The purpose of this role is to provide coverage to top cardiometabolic key opinion leaders (KOL) and influencers within the region, act as a link to Princeton Home Office, serve as a resource to field medical team, and support research and other strategic projects. The overall goal of this position is to raise the effectiveness and quality of scientific exchange of the entire field medical team. Strategic determination of change of region and territory prioritization will be based on customer need and analytics which identify need for change. This may occur at any time throughout the annual performance cycle.

The Regional Medical Scientist (RMS) will report directly to the regional Field Director. Serves as a medical expert to regional Field Medical Affairs (FMA) team, regional sales management colleagues, Medical Directors, Strategy & Operations colleagues. The RMS will foster relationships, provide medical and clinical support to priority cardiometabolic thought leaders within region and nationally. Serves as the consultant to management in long term company planning and strategy.

Essential Functions
Advocacy & Professional Relationship Development:Combines account management skills, business acumen, and scientific expertise to enhance value and develop collaborative relationships.Establishes and supports the medical account strategy/plan through the identification and cultivation of key relationships and brings forth appropriate collaboration opportunities. Clinical Research Support:Acts as the Regional point of contact for Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS) and Trial Site support as needed in alignment with the direction and leadership of the Research Grants Committee (RGC) chair. Consultant resource for regional Medical Liaisons (MLs). Participates on Medical Affairs Research Collaboration (MARC) teams in region.Field liaison Responsibility: Covers top strategic National and Regional Cardiometabolic KOL’s in area. Ensures compliance with all internal/external Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)/rules and regulations regarding Novo Nordisk Inc. products, customer interaction, relationships, etc.Supports and manages broader KOL base within region as Consultant resource for regional MLs. Field-HQ Support: Acts as the FMA delegate to Clinical Medical Regulatory (CMR) Project Houses & Extended Business Trips (EBTs). Assists in capturing, coordinating, and interpreting regional feedback/insights from key external stakeholders.Attends internal and external Global and US meetings critical to Novo Nordisk Inc. needs in order to increase one’s disease state knowledge, to build relationships,and to gather scientific insights and information.Gathers customer insight regarding Novo Nordisk Inc. and competitor product to help inform medical and commercial decision making. Home Office liaison responsibility. Key liaison between Home Office and Field. Provides expert medical product support to home office and field medical affairs. Provides Promotional Review Board (PRB) support as needed/ Medical Accuracy Review (MAR). Provides support to the Field Director in developing a regional medical strategy. Training Responsibility: Develops, conducts and reviews Sales training content. Develops, conducts and reviews Cardiometabolic Speaker training content. Provides internal FMA training and supports Sales training.Provides regional team meeting support. Supports development of field tools. Working with the Field Director (FD), assists with on-boarding new-hires – therapeutic focus. Working with the FD, shadows and mentors MLs - therapeutic focus.

Physical Requirements
50-75% overnight travel required.
Territory covers FL, GA, AL & PR.

* A MD or DO degree required
* A minimum of one year pharmaceutical experience working in a matrix organization as ML or Medical Director strongly preferred
* Clinical trial experience preferred
* Physician boarded in specialty area (e.g., endocrinology) preferred & 5 years clinical practice (fellowship or residency may count toward experience)
* Prior experience in a teaching/training role preferred
* Strong interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
Department CMR - FMA RMS
Position Location US - Field Based - Across US
City Atlanta
State/Provinces US - GA
Job/Position Country US

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