Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Pulmonary Medical Science Liaison - Northeast in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

Grifols continues to grow and we are currently looking for a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) to cover the Northeast region, along the Acela stretch (Boston to DC). The candidates may be hired at a number of cities in the Northeast region. Due to the travel required for the position and target audience of our MSL’s, we prefer the candidates to be located in a large metropolitan area with excellent airport connections – i.e. Boston, New York Metro, DC Metro, or Philadelphia.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Develops and maintains professional relationships with current and future thought leaders whose research, teaching, and publications are authoritative and whose opinions are considered important.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Serves as a conduit for research for investigators interested in developing investigator-initiated research protocols.

  5. Strengthens alliances with cross-functional colleagues by support at medical conventions, advisory boards, clinical data presentations, scientific intelligence, promotional speaker training, company trial site identification, involvement in clinically or scientifically-related initiatives/projects of interest to Grifols, and technical support/training for sales representatives as appropriate.

  6. 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.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS & EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Advanced degree in a scientific field of study (PharmD, MD, PhD) is required.

  2. Must have a demonstrated history of excellence as a MSL to be considered. MSL experience in pulmonary medicine and/or infections disease is highly preferred.

  3. Typically requires 5 years of related experience in clinical practice, academics or pharmaceutical industry.

  4. Excellent interpersonal, strategic, leadership and communications skills are required.

  5. Excellent ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific and medical information and data.

  6. Ability to comfortably converse with key academic opinion leaders regarding highly technical information. Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand.

  7. Excellent ability to demonstrate computer literacy and learn programs and procedures used in the day-to-day functions of an MSL.

  8. Ability to be a self-starter, handle multiple projects simultaneously, demonstrate a good balance of creative and analytical skills.

  9. Must be able to work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues.

  10. Ability to manage a demanding travel schedule and be flexible.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive 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.

*This job description is accurate at the date of publication and may change over time. It is not intended as an exhaustive description of the job. Other duties may be assigned and qualifications required may change.

EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Grifols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal laws. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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