This position will act as a Associate Director/Director in the Medical Affairs Department at Genomic Health, Inc.
- Function as an important outreach person representing Genomic Health Medical Affairs
- Interact with key opinion leaders regarding GHI's messaging and products
- Deliver lectures as required before health care providers concerning GHI's products and their use
- Attend key medical meetings both to represent GHI and to gather competitive and educational information
- Assist Medical and Marketing/Sales on setting up and supporting Ad Boards, Speaker Training and External Payor Reviews as needed
- Function as a vital medical resource internally to Genomic Health, company-wide
- Answer medical questions from Customer Service, R&D and others
- Help in strategizing/problem-solving/prioritizing issues related to the medical marketplace and physician interaction
- Help manage the investigator-initiated study program
- Work with key departments (Medical, Sales, Marketing, Managed Care, Quadax etc.) in developing and implementing successful training programs as needed
- Serve as a key internal resource to marketing
- Give valuable input to marketing regarding positioning strategy and implementation tactics for GHI's products
- Take complex medical messages and position them in the best possible manor to enable clear and concise understanding by personnel within GHI
- Evaluate marketing tools for medical accuracy and completeness
- 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
- Serve as a key internal resource to sales
- Work with Directors of Field Sales to support training needs
- Travel as able with ROLs in the field to help with messaging and medical accuracy
- Be available to ROL's as a phone and/or speaker resource as needed
- MD degree required; medical oncology specialty training preferred
- Strong clinical/medical background (training and/or experience) with ability to successfully communicate and teach in a complex and competitive environment
- 1-3 years experience in a Medical Affairs organization preferred; will consider highly qualified candidates with less experience
- Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills both written and oral
- Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers and customers as needed
- Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner
- Public speaking ability and facility required
- Strong analytical skills and familiarity with medical messaging necessary
- Ability to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality
- Demonstrated team player
Planning and Implementation
This person helps to develop a department specific business plan which focus on results, not activities toward supporting the overall corporate plan. This person aggressively implements their plans with a bias for maximizing important resources including time, money, and return-on-investment.
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.
Communication - External/Internal
This person has the ability to keep all parties informed of his/her activities as they impact select departments and 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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