This position will act as Senior Director/Director Urology Medical Affairs reporting to the Chief Medical Officer at Genomic Health, Inc.
o Play a key leadership role in developing and implementing our approach to bringing genomics into clinical practice in urology
o Function as an important outreach person representing Genomic Health
o Works closely with key opinion leaders regarding Genomic Health scientific and medical presentations and communications
o Deliver lectures as required before health care providers concerning GHI's products and their use
o Attend key medical meetings both to represent GHI and to gather educational information
o Provide leadership in working with Medical and Marketing/Sales on setting up and supporting Advisory Boards, Speaker Training and External Payor Reviews as needed
o Function as a vital medical resource internally to Genomic Health, company-wide
o Answer medical questions from Customer Service, R&D and others
o Help in strategizing/problem-solving/prioritizing issues related to the medical marketplace and physician interaction
o Play a key role in the investigator-initiated urology study program
o Work with key departments (Medical, Sales, Marketing, Managed Care, Quadax etc.) in developing and implementing successful training programs as needed
o Serve as a key internal resource to marketing
o Take complex medical messages and enable clear and concise understanding by personnel within GHI
o Evaluate marketing tools for medical accuracy and completeness
o Stay abreast of new developments, papers and trends in Breast Cancer and work with Marketing to be a conduit to the field for review of these developments
o Serve as a key internal resource to sales for local and regional presentations, product training, consultation, etc.
o Work with Directors of Field Sales to support training needs
o Travel as able with ROLs (sales) in the field to help with messaging and medical accuracy
o Be available to ROL's as a phone and/or speaker resource as needed
o Travel requirements range from 20-40% of the time
• MD degree required; urology specialty training preferred
• Strong clinical/medical background (training and/or experience) with ability to successfully communicate and teach in a complex and competitive environment
• More than 5 years experience in a Medical Affairs organization preferred; will consider highly qualified candidates with less experience. Prefer experience in pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device industry.
• Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills both written and oral
• Ability to communicate (clearly) complex messages at all levels of the organization (organizational agility)
• Public speaking ability and facility required
• Strong analytical skills and familiarity with medical messaging necessary
• Demonstrated team player and ability to execute
Project Planning and Implementation:
This person helps to develop a department specific business plan with a focus on results and clear accountabilities, while balancing activities to support the overall corporate plan. This person aggressively implements their plans with a bias for maximizing important resources including time, money, and return-on-investment. The individual understands and implements best practice meeting management and decision styles.
This person skillfully learns and is able to adapt medically related product concepts and complexities to our sales and marketing environment. He/she is able to take these concepts (messages) and train our ROLs'/GNAM's on how to best utilize them in their efforts to educate and influence our external customers.
Professionalism and Commitment:
This person strives for excellence in all aspects of his/her performance and is committed to continuous self-evaluation and development. This person walks the talk with respect to our corporate values and is valued for his/her contribution to the organization, peers, and customers.
Internal and External Communication:
This person has the ability to keep all parties informed of his/her activities as they impact select departments. He/she will provide direct feedback to individuals so they can make accurate decisions with respect to their own clinical growth and development.
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