Onc MSL Lung Head Neck Pacific Northwest - AK, WA, OR, ID - Remote

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Portland, OREGON
Deadline: 18 Nov 2022

Job Description

30! That’s the number of new molecular entities in ourOncologyglobal clinical pipeline. We are Novartis, and we are reimagining medicine to transform cancer!

The MSL is a field based, non-promotional medical and scientific role. The MSL’s key objective is to engage scientifically with HCPs and medical experts in their territory to carry out the relevant Integrated Medical Team strategic and tactical plan. MSLs must demonstrate deep therapeutic expertise, understand territory/market influences, collaborate effectively with cross-functional colleagues, and execute all relevant activities in alignment with the Novartis Code of Conduct, Ethics/Compliance policies and Working Practice documents.

This is a remote position.

This territory will be responsible for covering AK, WA, OR and ID. The preferred location for the successful candidate to reside would be in the Greater Seattle or Portland area.

Your responsibilities:

• Customer engagements may include but not be limited to:
o Emerging data discussions
o Exploration of areas of unmet medical need
o Clinical trial activities and pipeline discussions
o Capture of medical insights, responding to unsolicited requests
o Disease, product and adverse event education.
• Responsible for establishing relationships and engaging in peer to peer level scientific discussions around emerging data, treatment guidelines, molecular pathways, mechanism of action (MOA) of Novartis products including molecular testing and diagnostics, clinical outcomes and research opportunities.
• Implementing scientific and educational strategies in collaboration with colleagues from Medical Affairs and Clinical Operations to support Novartis-sponsored trials, investigator initiated research, and educational initiatives;
• Work to pair our key customer's educational and research needs with available Novartis resources aligned with Novartis strategy

This role is field based - with the expectation that the MSL will be in the field and customer facing (virtual or face-to-face) the majority of the time to achieve performance/business objectives (up to 75-80%).

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you bring to the role:

• Advanced scientific or healthcare degree required; doctoral degree preferred.
• Experience in Lung, Head and/or Neck cancers is preferred.
• Detailed knowledge of clinical medicine, disease management, and medical research is necessary, clinical research and oncology experience required as well as proven knowledge of GCP practices and standards.
• Minimum of 3 years Field Medical required / Oncology experience preferred
• Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
• Possess a thorough understanding of the FDA, OIG, HIPPA, PhRMA Code and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry, to ensure compliance with these external as well as internal guidelines and standard operating procedures.
• Have the ability to gain medical insights, uncover business opportunities for Novartis and leverage internal resources to meet customer needs aligned with Novartis strategy
• Must be a strong team player who can effectively work cross-functionally in a matrix environment, including collaboration with clinical and commercial personnel as necessary.

The levels within role (Associate Director/Director) perform the job with increasing levels of competency and independence. The minimum experience for an Associate Director is 3 years and minimum for a Director is 8+ years.

Why consider Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams’ representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations:
The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1(877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected]

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