This is a field-based position within the Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics
(HOPE) Specialists group in Scientific Affairs, reporting to a
Director. The geographic region for this position is to be assigned: California and Hawaii. All metro areas & some remote; also National Accounts, health systems & academic centers in geography (possibly outside geography) as assigned.
Purpose: To develop programs, activities and relationships, both externally and
internally to Amgen, in order to advance the value and clinical knowledge of our
products to the payer community.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for fulfilling all
aspects of the HOPE Specialist role pertaining to payer and formulary
support, opinion leader development, value development study support, and
This position is with the HOPE Specialist group and will be located in the stated
geography. Travel 50%
Key activities include:
Provide Payer and Formulary Support through value and medical presentations
that focus on therapeutic as well as economic outcomes and utilization aspects of products, and in clinical policy discussions such as evidence-based medicine,
clinical guidelines and prior authorization in areas where Amgen has therapeutic
Identify, develop, and maintain collaborative relationships with current and future Payer, Policy, and Health Economic and Outcomes Research opinion leaders
through identifying speaker opportunities and concepts and letters of intent for
investigator supported economics, humanistic outcome, and non-registration
clinical studies to support Amgen's product messages within scope.
Interact with key internal stakeholders to provide feedback on customer trends in interpreting and using value evidence, reimbursement and payer policy.
Provide complex value-based technical information inclusive of medical
education, health outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics information and models and research protocol opportunities to appropriate audiences.
Represent Amgen Scientific Affairs to designated payer accounts.
Represent Amgen to designated thought leaders in health economics and
outcomes research for Amgen Global Health Economics (GHE) and Amgen Center
for Observational Research (CfOR).
Foster scientific information exchange as it relates to reimbursement and
coverage policy between the medical community and Amgen.
Doctoral degree & 2 years of Regional Medical Liaison experience
Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D. or D.O.
5+ years of related experience in total (post-doctoral training -- i.e.,
residencies and/or fellowships -- can be a part of this related experience), including one year focused on clinical practice, clinical research, or medical research
3+ years of clinical experience (beyond post-doctoral training), with a majority of
the experience in a payer environment or working with payers
Medical liaison experience inclusive of payer market experience and outcomes