Medical Science Liaison Team Lead a.k.a. Player-Coach: West Region
Serving as a field-based extension of Medical Affairs, the Medical Science Liaison Team Lead (MSL-TL) will represent the Company and its surgical product portfolio by developing long-term relationships with critical stakeholders, including but not limited to healthcare professionals (General, Reconstructive, Abdominal Surgeons) in addition to key healthcare decisions makers, key opinion leaders, clinicians, academic institutions, and managed care organizations. The MSL-TL will address the specific needs of these groups by engaging in discussions on the Company’s product/s for post-surgical pain, in addition to future pipeline products, that are timely, fair-balanced, and objective.
In addition to field-facing responsibilties, and in conjunction with the Senior Director, Field Medical (TMAC) and the Company's management team, the MSL-TL acting as a player-coach and is responsible for mentoring and coaching the MSL team and assisting in the development and oversight of MSL field activities. The MSL-TL is also responsible for ensuring the MSL team attains their stated goals and objectives and providing activity updates to the management team as requested. The MSL-TL will work closely with the internal management to develop and execute both individual and team business plans designed to meet shared business objectives. MSL-TLs will provide input to management regarding market dynamics as they pertain to the Company's products, business development (i.e., opportunities and risks, competitive intelligence), and customer feedback.
The Medical Science Liaison Team is the front-line of the Medical Affairs organization responsible for establishing and maintaining educational and research collaborations with a primary responsibility of engaging in the exchange of published scientific data and other medical and/or scientific information with external customers (Health Care Providers, researchers, professional organization leadership, and formulary decision-makers). The MSL team will initially focus on the Company’s pipeline product, a late-stage, surgically implantable product in development to provide sustained postsurgical pain relief.
The MSL team will deliver clinical, scientific, and technical education, building long term peer to peer relationships with key stakeholders by establishing rapport and providing scientific education to key surgical and O.R. healthcare practitioners. In addition to leadership accountabilities, the MSL-TL is responsible for developing, coordinating and assuring implementation of corporate, scientific, and clinical strategies to these thought leaders within academic, clinical, and healthcare organizations. These scientific exchanges will support and/or expand current concepts, as well as ensure the safe and effective utilization of the Company's product(s).
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