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Ig Community Educator

Massachusetts - Virtual, Massachusetts
Start date
Sep 27, 2023

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Clinical, Medical Affairs, Sales & Service, Customer Service
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Job Details

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Job Description

About the role:

The Ig Community Support Team (CST) Educator is someone who has proficient experience with primary immunodeficiency (PI) and has familiarity with immunoglobulin (Ig) treatment.

The Ig CST Educator provides unbranded, disease state education, and peer to peer support to people living with Primary Immunodeficiency enrolled in MyIgSource while being mindful of legal and regulatory constraints during every interaction, while supporting a case load for the MyIgSource program. You will report to Ig CST Education Lead and work with the Ig CST Education Team.

This is a Remote Role

How you will contribute:

Responsibilities: Live Patient Program Facilitation:

  • Present and facilitate, both in person and virtually multiple unbranded educational PI Support Meeting agendas, remaining compliant while educating patient and caregiver.

  • Collaborate with sales representative hosting PI Support Meeting to educate attendees and drive MyIgSource engagement/enrollment.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to customers while staying 100% within all legal, regulatory and compliance guidelines.

Patient Education & Peer to Peer Support

  • Makes outgoing and handles incoming calls via the toll-free MyIgSource phone line.

  • Provide unbranded disease state information, education, and resources about PI, unbranded IG treatment, plasma, self-advocacy, MyIgSource, and Takeda programs.

  • Enroll patients/caregivers in MyIgSource and obtains opt-in; provide a positive experience for all callers documenting all interactions appropriately.

Community Outreach

  • Handles or appropriately triages incoming calls.

  • Travel to/attend approved local, regional, and national patient events, trade shows, attend relevant HCP events, share experience/speak at events to educate on PI, the need for peer to peer support, and the educational resources offered by Takeda.

  • Attend National walks, local education days to facilitate understanding of MyIgSource, and Ig Community Support at Takeda

Internal PI Education

  • Participate in videos, brochures, photos, etc., sharing their experience with PI and MyIgSource to be shared internally and externally in multiple medias.

  • Educate internal audiences on PI patient experience and patient journey, MyIgSource, and all MyIgSource educational tools and resources.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred

  • 3-5 years customer service experience in a professional setting, or teaching experience (required if no degree)

  • Patient Advocacy, health care and/or experience in a regulated industry is preferred

  • Significant education or experience with primary immunodeficiency (PI) strongly preferred

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and English language oral skills are essential

  • Excellent decision-making ability and strong strategic skills

  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of assigned duties

  • Excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize work

  • Basic computer and internet skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Ability to explain complicated subjects in an easy-to-understand manner

  • Compassion and passion for the patients we serve.

  • High ethical standards, self-starter, and collaborative team player

  • Ability to travel 30%, including weekends

What Takeda can offer you:
  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Ways of Working

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "remote" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO, WA, CA, and NY State Equal Pay Act, Colorado, Washington, California, and New York State Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


USA - MA - Virtual

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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