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Medical Science Liaison-Field Medical

Company: Varian Medical Systems
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Together, we can beat cancer. At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, we bring together the world's best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions. We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what's possible, to improve people's lives around the world. We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you. Varian (a Siemens Healthineers Company) has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) to join our expanding business unit, Varian Interventional Solutions (VIS), in the US. Role & Responsibilities:

  • Clinically focused product training to guide the safe and effective use of VIS products.
  • Provision of training/education/product support at clinical cases utilizing VIS products.
  • Provision of medical education and internal training to Commercial and R&D functions on technical, medical, and scientific information.
  • Provide refresher training to users who are seeking to expand/improve their clinical use of VIS products.
  • Provide scientific/medical data support for currently marketed indications as well as for R&D projects in new therapeutic areas.
  • Build, maintain and manage effective professional peer-peer relationships with contracted External Experts (EE), or Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) engaging in bi-directional scientific/educational exchange.
  • Respond appropriately to unsolicited clinical inquires, facilitate research-oriented requests (both company sponsored and investigator-initiated requests) and function as a scientific resource for Health Care Providers (HCPs).
  • Assist the Clinical Development department with company sponsored clinical trials focusing on clinical trial site identification, site initiation, site protocol education, and ongoing support.
  • Act in accordance with applicable organizational values, including all compliance, legal and regulatory requirements found in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and the company Code of Conduct.
  • Proactively collaborate and align with cross-functional teams such as global market access and marketing departments in order to optimize the medical information required for strategic planning and execution.
  • Respond in a timely manner with accurate and approved information to unsolicited ad hoc field based requests (including MIRs - Medical Information Requests).
  • Assist in evaluation of available scientific literature in relation to product development, potential clinical studies, and new product concepts. Prepare strategic platforms based on current literature and level of evidence.
  • Design, develop, and deliver scientific presentations to individuals and groups of strategic importance to the Business Unit as requested.
  • Attend assigned medical and scientific meetings (congresses) and symposia to a) maintain awareness of current issues and new data pertaining to assigned products; b) to communicate scientific information; c) provide insight relevant to current and potential development activities; and d) provide support for product demonstration and education.
  • Input regular field activity metrics into the Customer Relationship Management software and provide regular reports on key scientific support activities, case attendance and project tasks.
  • Ensure that all activities and interactions are conducted with the highest ethical and professional standards.
  • Perform additional duties as requested by internal management. Skills & Experience Required:
    • Advanced degree in a science/medical discipline.
    • Knowledge/experience of Interventional Radiology or Interventional Oncology preferred.
    • Knowledge of national/regional regulations and industry standards regarding interactions with healthcare professionals.
    • Self-motivated, autonomous, and accountable.
    • Broad experience in the medical device or pharma space, with at least 3 years in industry.
    • Demonstrated ability to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
    • Exercises independent judgment and discretion in solving complex business problems.
    • Demonstrated ability to network and develop working relationships with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
    • Ability to travel within the USA up to 50%, predominately in the Midwest/west territory.
    • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Fighting cancer calls for big ideas. We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer. TogetherWeFight Privacy Statement Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Varian is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. EEO is the Law
      Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here. Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
      Varian follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more,Click here. The base pay range for this position is Min $122,100 - Max $219,900 The pay wage range shown is based on the job posting's primary location. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors, including but not limited to skill set, experience, certifications, and location.

Keywords: Varian Medical Systems, Palo Alto , Medical Science Liaison-Field Medical, Healthcare , Palo Alto, California

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