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Medical Liaison II - MO-NE-KS-AR

Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Kansas City, MO
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Requisition ID 18862BR
Title Medical Liaison II - MO/NE/KS/AR
Job Description Builds relationships and demonstrates the clinical outcome and benefits of NNI products. Educates and demonstrates the benefits of key products. Provides medical information and coordinates continuing education workshops.

Within Field Medical Affairs, the Medical Liaison (ML) position functions as a scientific liaison between NNI and key external customers to further scientific exchange. S/he provides product and field scientific support to Medical, Sales and Marketing, as well as Managed Care and Government by using academic credentials and scientific expertise to communicate with health care providers and organizations.


Additional key internal relationships are with the regional ML teams, Clinicians, Marketing, Managed Care & Government, and Sales personnel. External relationships include key opinion leaders (KOL's), academic institutions, physicians, nurse practitioners, diabetes educators, and pharmacists. External relationships include but are not limited to: physicians; nurses; nurse practitioners; pharmacists; academic institutions; associations/societies; managed care organizations and HMOs.

Position reports to Field Director/Sr Field Director/ or Executive Director.


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES: Consistently complete administrative duties in an accurate manner and on a timely basis, in line with current SOPs and working practices.

Ensure effective administrative management of regional business as well as operational budgets.

Provide monthly reports on scientific support activities in region to Director including budget expenditures as directed.

Record all activities within the AdvantEDGE system in accordance with FMA procedures.

ADVOCACY & PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Attend assigned medical and scientific meetings to: a) maintain awareness of current issues and new data pertaining to NNI products; b) develop and maintain relationships with health care providers; c) support appropriate use of NNI products and greater utilization of its services d) support representatives in answering physician questions.

Identify academic centers and investigators to initiate and/or participate in clinical trials and identify key areas of future research.

Identify, contact, develop and maintain relations with health care providers to establish and/or further the knowledge of NNI products and their appropriate use; when necessary, assist in resolving issues pertaining to that use.

Identify, respond to inquiries and develop relationships with health care professionals; identifying those individuals with novel research concepts, clinical experience and expertise, within identified therapeutic areas of interest to Novo Nordisk Inc.

Maintain a thorough working knowledge of NNI, its products, current scientific research and publications associated with therapeutic area of interest.

Participate in special Regional projects e.g., team meetings, training, etc.

Prepare and conduct ongoing product and scientific updates for the Region as requested.

Profile and recruit qualified investigators to participate in company-sponsored activities (e.g., speaker, investigator, or consultant) as directed by Home Office.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Assist in preparing training materials for the FMA team.

Assist with training sales representatives on product knowledge and understanding of technical information within the therapeutic area.

Coordinate the development of symposia and continuing education seminars for health care providers on subjects relevant to NNI's products.

Deliver approved presentations at regional POAs, sales training, advisory board meetings and speaker training activities as directed.

Respond to unsolicited inquiries about Novo Nordisk's grants and charitable contributions program.

FIELD-BASED CLINICAL SUPPORT: Attend assigned medical and scientific meetings to: a) maintain awareness of current issues and new data pertaining to NNI products; b) develop and maintain relationships with health care providers; c) support appropriate use of NNI products.

Collaborate with Marketing, and Sales management to develop scientific strategies to optimize NNI's products and development activities in the medical community.

Coordinate with regional FMA team members to ensure integrated comprehensive coverage of regional clinical and scientific needs.

Develop and present product and scientific updates as requested using approved material.

Establish and maintain functional working relationships with Clinical Research Associates within the region to further scientific exchange.1

May coordinate on the identification and support of investigator-initiated studies in the region and refer requests for research grants from region to The Research Grants Committee.

Scientific and clinical support for marketed products and development projects

Support regional Field Sales' scientific needs.


Approximately 60% travel with overnight.


Not Applicable



-A Doctoral degree (e.g. PharmD, DNP, PhD, MD) preferred with advanced professional licensure
-At least two years experience in a health related system, pharmaceutical company, or managed care environment.
-Displays business acumen/knowledge based on experiences such as participation in formulary process decisions.
-Extensive experience in Hemostasis strongly preferred.
-Strong communication skills.
Position Location US - Field Based - Across US
City Kansas City
State/Provinces US - MO
Degree Required Doctorate Degree Required
Percent Travel 60 - 70%

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