Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Medical Science Liaison, Pulmonology - South in Atlanta, Georgia
Grifols has been a leader in the healthcare industry since 1909 by creating innovative products and services based on the values of ethics, quality and responsibility. Grifols is a global healthcare company whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of people and our three divisions –Bioscience, Diagnostic and Hospital–develop, produce and market our innovative products and services to medical professionals in more than 100 countries.
The Medical Science Liaison develops and maintains professional relationships with current and future thought leaders whose research, teaching, and publications are authoritative and whose opinions are considered important.
Grifols continues to grow and we are currently looking for a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) to support the Pulmonology Team. 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. North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Develops and maintains professional relationships with current and future thought leaders whose research, teaching, and publications are authoritative and whose opinions are considered important.
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.
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.
Serves as a conduit for research for investigators interested in developing investigator-initiated research protocols.
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.
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.
Skills/Qualifications/Education Requirements: (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, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)
Advanced degree in a scientific field of study (PharmD, MD, PhD) is required
MSL must live in region, ideally near a major airport
MSL experience in hemostasis/thrombosis or critical care is highly preferred, however, candidates with exceptional training, relevant work history and strong interpersonal skills without MSL experience will also be considered
Typically requires 5 years of related experience in clinical practice, academics or pharmaceutical industry.
Excellent interpersonal, strategic, leadership and communications skills are required.
Excellent ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific and medical information and data.
Ability to comfortably converse with key academic opinion leaders regarding highly technical information. Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand.
Excellent ability to demonstrate computer literacy and learn programs and procedures used in the day-to-day functions of an MSL.
Ability to be a self-starter, handle multiple projects simultaneously, demonstrate a good balance of creative and analytical skills.
Must be able to work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues.
Ability to manage a demanding travel schedule and be flexible.Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Frequent hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Occasionally walks. 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. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Must work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues. Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues.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 evolve.EEO Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability
Req ID: 220031