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Medical Science Liaison-Respiratory Health Systems (Missouri)

Company: AstraZeneca PLC
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Science Liaison-Respiratory Health Systems in Missouri

Do you have expertise in field-based Medical and a passion for contributing to Practice Change in Health Systems? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the lives' of patients in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

What an extraordinary time to join AstraZeneca's BioPharmaceuticals Medical Team! A place to be at the forefront, we use our unique position as medical leaders across our enterprise and the healthcare ecosystem to shape the future of Healthcare. There's so much opportunity here as we continue to grow no better place to improve patients' lives and develop with AstraZeneca.

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. AstraZeneca holds a unique position in respiratory disease, including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with a range of differentiated potential medicines in development by leveraging novel combinations, biologics and devices.

If you are patient focused, passionate about developing collaborative relationships with Health System Experts/Key Opinion Leaders and would like to apply your expertise in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

This role is for a field-based professional with scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise. The Respiratory Health Systems Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL Respiratory is responsible for providing medical and scientific support for AstraZeneca's marketed products, new indication and compounds in development.

This is done by:

Developing relationships and engaging in scientific exchange with medical and scientific partners, including Healthcare Professionals, Quality Assurance Managers, Population Health Experts, and Managed Markets Customers with in Health Systems. Each scientific engagement is focused on Practice Change within the Health System with the ultimate goal of causing Practice Change thus improving medical care for patient with Asthma and/or COPD.

Partnering with key internal stakeholders including Commercial Account Directors/Managers, Payer Medical, Medical Directors, and Practice Change Champions.

Identifying pre-clinical, clinical and post-marketing study investigators in alignment with Medical Affairs objectives; and provide impactful information that enhances the value and proper use of AZ products to internal partners.

Responding to customer inquiries to provide focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of or clinically differentiates AstraZeneca's products and services

Essential for the role:

* Advanced Clinical/Science Degree required (e.g., MD, PharmD, PhD, MSN, NP, PA, etc.). BSN with extensive clinical experience may be considered.
* Knowledge of Health Systems, customer segments and market dynamics
* Demonstrated expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
* Experience initiating Practice Change within Health Systems
* Excellent project management ability
* Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
* Thorough knowledge of regulatory environment
* Experience in the pharmaceutical industry
* Strong leadership capabilities
* Must reside in territory
* Ability to travel (50-70%) percentage varies with geography

Desirable for the role:

* 2+ years' experience as a Medical Science Liaison in the pharmaceutical industry
* Established track record of basic or clinical research
* Proven expertise in the drug discovery and drug development process
* Previous experience working within Health Systems or Integrated Delivery Networks

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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