Associate Medical Director, Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety

Lake County, IL, US
Nov 29, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Responsible for supporting the Product Safety Lead (PST) in ensuring safety in one or more products to through surveillance, signal detection, validation and assessment. Interpreting regulations related to pharmacovigilance supporting all patient safety activities.

Key Responsibilities Include :
  • Understanding and application of the pharmacology, chemistry and non-clinical toxicology to effectively conduct safety surveillance/.
  • Safety surveillance for pharmaceutical / biological / drug -device combined products.
  • Contribute to the authorship of key pharmacovigilance documents, including but not limited to, medical safety assessments, regulatory responses and risk management plans.
  • Apply current regulatory guidance as appropriate for safety surveillance and authorship of PV documents.
  • Analyze and interpret aggregate safety data and communicate these analysis and interpretation to cross-functional teams.
  • Under the guidance of PST Lead write, review and provide input on technical documents


  • MD / DO with 2+ years of residency with patient management experience required.
  • Master Public Health is preferred in addition to MD / DO.
  • Effectively analyze clinical data and epidemiological information required.
  • Effectively write technical documents with direction.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment and be self-starting and able to work independently.
  • Ability to effectively present recommendation / opinions in group environment.
  • Fluency, both written and oral, in English