CVRM Medical Science Liaison Primary Care- Southern Illinois & Indiana
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Cardiovascular Metabolic (CVMD) Medical Science Liaison, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.
The BioPharmaceuticals Business Unit (BBU) is committed to creating and executing meaningful therapeutic area and product strategies that are focused on changing the course of medicine and bringing innovative therapies to enhance the quality of life for our patients. The BBU integrates commercial, market access, medical, digital, and corporate functions to drive scientific development and commercial excellence in the core areas of respiratory, cardiovascular, renal and diabetes disease.
AstraZeneca's strategy in CVRM focuses on ways to reduce morbidity, mortality and organ damage by addressing risk factors across cardiovascular (CV) disease, diabetes and chronic kidney-disease indications. The patient-centric approach is reinforced by science-led life-cycle management programs and technologies, including early research into regenerative methods.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The CVRM Medical Science Liaison will serve as a key clinical liaison to advanced practice health care providers (HCPs) and Primary Care physicians. The CVRM Medical Science Liaison will be a key member of the CVRM Field Medical Affairs team, working in partnership with other CVRM Medical Science Liaisons and Field Physicians.
As a CVRM Medical Science Liaison, you will identify and cultivate relationships with primary care providers including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical pharmacists, large group practices, and other health care providers when appropriate. You will conduct educational programs on disease state and appropriate use of AstraZeneca products with a focus on diabetes, CKD and CV areas and respond to customer inquiries to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of AstraZeneca's products and services.
Additionally as a CVRM Medical Science Liaison, you will deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information to support appropriate use of AstraZeneca products in a patient focused manner; maintain expertise in disease state management, emerging therapies and the competitive landscape; capture customer insights regarding AstraZeneca and competitor products to help advise medical and commercial strategies and adhere to internal standard processes and comply with regulatory and compliance requirements.
Advanced Clinical/Science Degree required (e.g. MD, PharmD, PhD, NP, PA-C, etc).
At least 3 years of patient care experience
Previous experience in the clinical management of diabetes or CKD
Excellent verbal skills
Strong presentation skills including the ability to effectively communicate medical data/concepts
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Solid understanding of Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to travel (40-60%)
Must reside in territory
Previous pharmaceutical industry experience
Previous experience in field medical role
Certified Diabetes Educator
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