The Regional Medical Specialist functions as a field-based member within the Medical Services department. This regional position requires up to 3 days of field travel per week with 2 days spent in a home office. The travel is within a defined geographic
region, but occasionally additional travel may be necessary.
The primary responsibility of the Regional Medical Specialist (RMS) is to provide education and support to two critical Myriad
1. Assist in the identification/risk assessment of patients with hereditary cancer syndromes and discuss relevant medical management options with HCPs;
2. Provide ongoing education for health care providers in order to increase access to genetic and personalized medicine tests for appropriate patients.
To accomplish these initiatives, the RMS is expected to:
- Become proficient in and demonstrate ability to understand the major data sources (clinical trials, published reports, etc.)
relative to the use of Myriad’s products.
- Support the health care provider by offering clinical and scientific information that helps guide therapeutic decisions in
the medical management of patients with hereditary cancer syndromes.
- Deliver clinical and scientific presentations to healthcare practitioners and community groups.
- Work collaboratively with sales and marketing department to create and implement educational strategies for key clients.
- Assist in the development of key opinion leaders as potential speakers/collaborators for Myriad.
- Collaborate with clients and thought leaders on a national, regional and local level to develop clinical therapeutic concepts
that support medical research associated with new and existing products.
- Collect and report market information within company guidelines.
- Manage time and travel expense budget for clinical education activities within dedicated regions.
- Provide Medical Services Clinical Research team with recommendations on investigator and site selection for future trials.
- Interact with the other departments within Myriad (ie marketing, managed care) to supply clinical content and support for