Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Immunology Medical Science Liaison in Chicago, Illinois
For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma-derived medicines for patients and provides hospitals and healthcare professionals with the tools, information and services they need to deliver expert medical care.
Grifols has been a leader in the healthcare industry since 1940 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. We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. As a company devoted to improving the health and well-being of people, we are looking for talented professionals worldwide. Make a difference and join us in this challenging and rewarding enterprise.
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.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
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
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
Adheres to company policies and complies with applicable regulatory and legal requirements with highest ethical standards
Skills/Qualifications/Education: (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).
MSL must live in region, ideally near a major airport in IL, MI, OH or MO
Strong science/clinical background with advanced degree in a scientific field of study (PharmD, MD, PhD)
Experience typically requires minimum of 2 years of related experience in clinical practice, academics, or pharmaceutical industry
Comprehensive knowledge of Grifols philosophy and policies
Excellent interpersonal, strategic, and communication skills
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
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
Ability to manage a demanding travel schedule and be flexible
Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.
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. Frequent travel to site locations within assigned region by car or air with occasional domestic travel outside of region. 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.
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