Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Medical Science Liaison, Hematology

Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
Posted
Aug 28, 2020
Ref
R1524752
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Come join our Medical Science Liaison organization! As a Medical Science Liaison (MSL), you will be part of a field-based team of scientists who function as an extension of the US Medical Affairs organization. MSLs are responsible for developing and enhancing professional relationships with medical thought leaders involved in various phases of product development. MSLs provide medical information through scientific exchange in a fair-balanced manner and provide clinical/scientific support for the company and the Medical Affairs department at the direction of Medical Affairs management.

This is a field-based position and requires professionals with established personal and scientific credibility to interact with thought leaders and centers of excellence. The position may involve travel of more than 50%.

The territory consists of: Northern California, Nevada.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Identify Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), and establish and maintain scientific relationships with KOLs; connect KOLs in academic and community centers.
  • Develop and execute territory plans in alignment with regional and national plans of action (POAs).
  • Collaborate across multiple functions and within a region(s) to maximize territory opportunities
  • Act as primary liaison to investigators interested in developing and performing investigator initiated research
  • Collaborate with the Medical Affairs and Clinical organization to enhance patient enrollment in company-sponsored clinical trials with site recommendations and maintaining contact with investigators participating in ongoing studies
  • Provide clinical presentations and information in response to unsolicited questions (as appropriate) in academic, community, and healthcare provider settings in both group and one-on-one situations
  • Provide scientific and clinical support about Company products to formulary committees or payors in collaboration with Market Access
  • Provide scientific support at medical congresses
  • Provide timely feedback/information on emerging clinical/scientific data and opportunities to internal teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to travel over a broad geography is required.
  • This position requires the ability to drive within their assigned territory by automobile (and in some territories to travel by airplane).


Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • BS degree in scientific and/or medical discipline required
  • 3+ years clinical or research experience in hematology or similar specialized therapeutic area
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional networks
  • Current working knowledge of US legal, regulatory, and compliance regulations and guidelines relevant to industry interactions with health-care professionals
  • Ability to partner and maintain relationships within the medical community
  • Excellent communication, presentation and time management skills
  • The position may involve travel of more than 50%.


Preferred Skills/Knowledge:
  • Prior field experience as Medical Science Liaison (MSL) or similar role strongly preferred
  • MD, DO, PharmD, MSN or PhD strongly preferred


Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.