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Associate Medical Director, Patient Safety

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

Wilmington, DE
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Full time
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Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

                                       Location:Wilmington, United States
Job reference: R-001720
Posted date: Dec. 04, 2016


   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 an Associate Medical Director, US Patient Safety in Wilmington, DE you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. North American Commercial is the ‘face’ of AstraZeneca and MedImmune to our many healthcare clients. They represent many of the most well recognized and respected products in the industry, and build strong relationships with healthcare professionals.  

   Main Duties and Responsibilities  

   We are currently seeking an Associate Medical Director to join our US Patient Safety Team.   As the Associate Medical Director, Patient Safety you will work in association with more senior safety physicians with responsibility for continuous efficient evaluation of adverse event and all other safety information in order to predict and manage the safety profile of compounds in US sponsored clinical studies, including clinical trials, non-interventional studies, epidemiologic studies, and health outcome researches for products in development and marketing setting through identifying the need for update to reference safety information and drive proactive implementation of risk management initiatives in accordance with US regulatory requirements.   You will have responsibility for medical review for aggregate regulatory documents, be accountable for safety surveillance, safety input and safety governance and risk management activities. You will provide medical input and review of periodic reports and renewal documentation submitted to regulatory agencies and participate in the patient safety contribution to global regulatory submissions for new products, formulations or indications.  


   Essential Requirements  

  •      Medical degree (eg MD, MBBS)    
  •      At least 3 years of clinical experience post-registration    
  •      High level of medical competence, with an ability to balance this with industry standards to achieve business goals    
  •      Up to 3 years of Medical Research, Drug Development, or Patient Safety experience with clear evidence of delivery    

   Desirable Requirements  

  •      MSc/PhD in scientific discipline    
  •      Able to work across therapeutic areas and functions    
  •      Experience of supervising Patient Safety colleagues    
  •      A demonstrated ability to understand epidemiological data    


   Next Steps – Apply today!  

   To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.  

   AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.  


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