Regional Medical Specialist Manager - West, Oncology

Myriad Sales
Job Location
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75201,
Job Description

The Regional Medical Specialist Manager functions as a field-based member within the Medical Affairs section of the Oncology Business Unit. The primary job of the RMS Manager is to set the strategic direction of the RMS team by supporting corporate and business unit goals and exhibiting vision and leadership through strategic thinking and results-oriented coaching.

This regional position requires 50-60% field travel. The majority of travel is within a defined geographic region, but additional travel is required for other educational or corporate meetings.

The location can be anywhere in the Western US.


1) Personnel Management and Employee Development

a) Recruiting and Hiring

i) Recruits, interviews and hires quality professionals that meet team and corporate needs

b) Coaching and Developing

i) Motivates employees by creating conditions for continuous development

ii) Helps RMS to define and achieve personal and professional goals

iii) Provides continuous evaluation of RMS developmental plan and coaches around identified needs

iv) Utilizes coaching in career planning and promotion discussions

v) Reinforces new employee training

c) Managing and Measuring Performance

i) Monitors ongoing progress of focus accounts with individual employees

ii) Manages the evolution of the RMS role in their support of the sales team

iii) Travels with RMS to evaluate and coach their performance in the field

iv) Develops/assesses metrics and analyzes impact of RMS interventions

v) Works with HR to develop and communicate action plan as needed

2) Business Unit Alignment

a) Leadership and Project Management

i) Ensure alignment with business unit strategic initiatives and accountability for Medical Affairs’ business plan goals

ii) Demonstrate and acknowledge value of an individual/team

iii) Provide clear direction with specific goals/objectives

iv) Build team synergy within and across teams

b) Organizational Impact

i) Administer company policy/procedures fairly and consistently

ii) Monitor budget and expense reports

iii) Plan and conduct motivational meetings

iv) Assist in strategizing/problem-solving issues related to the Medical Services department, the RMS team, field team and/or customers

v) Foster high performing working relationships with other Myriad departments

vi) Work with existing professional organizations as required

1. Meets minimum education and experience requirements:
1. Five (5) years experience in healthcare, sales or academic environment; genetics or oncology experience preferred
2. Two (2) years experience in personnel management preferred
3. Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree preferred
4. Experience interacting with health care providers
5. Project management and organizational skills

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