Grifols Shared Services North America, Inc Medical Science Liaison in Phoenix, Arizona

This position offers an exciting opportunity to make an impact on patient's lives! 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 medicines for patients and provides hospitals, pharmacies, and healthcare professionals with the tools, equipment, information, and services they need to help them deliver expert medical care. At Grifols we are united around a strong sense of pride – operating under the highest standards for quality and safety. We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. We would love for you to consider growing your career with us. If challenging and meaningful work excites you, make a difference and join us in this rewarding enterprise!

Medical Science Liaison

Position Summary:

The MSL – Medical Science Liaison – is responsible for developing and maintaining professional relationships with current and future thought leaders whose research, teaching, and publications are authoritative and whose opinions are considered important.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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 identification, involvement in clinically or scientifically-related initiatives / projects of interest to Grifols, and technical support / training for sales representatives as appropriate.

  • 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.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong science / clinical background with advanced degree in a scientific field of study (PharmD, MD, PhD) is required.

  • Requires minimum of 2 years of related experience in clinical practice, academics, or pharmaceutical industry. Experience working as an MSL (Medical Science Liaison) is preferred.

  • 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 travel schedule and be flexible.

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 4-6 hours per day. Frequent hand movement of one hand with the ability to make fast, simple, movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Frequently walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 35lbs. Frequently drives to site locations and travels within the United States. 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. Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues. Performs a wide range of complex tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Plans work assignments to meet objectives.

*This job description is accurate at the date of publication and may change over time. It is not intended as an exhaustive description of the job. Other duties may be assigned and qualifications required may change. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.

EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

Grifols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal laws. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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