Field Medical Educator -New York, New Jersey , Eastern Pennsylvania
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
December 13, 2017

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Field Medical Educator in our New York and New Jersey geography.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Field Medical Educator working on the Medical Affairs team, you will be empowered to apply your medical experience and subject matter expertise in order to expand and leverage thought leader relationships. A typical day will include:

  • Provides scientific support and education focusing on community-based HCPs in order to enhance clinical care and build strategic relationships within aligned institutions and organizations in a defined geography for therapeutic areas of interest to Takeda.
  • Provides medical insights and intelligence from the field to support the development and life-cycle management of Takeda compounds.
  • Identifies and establishes relationships in collaboration with Government Affairs to support local and regional patient advocacy groups.
  • I dentifies and develops relationships with community based HCPs including MDs, NPs and PAs and nurses to educate on disease state topics, products and programs.
  • I dentifies and develops relationships with community based HCPs including MDs, NPs and PAs and nurses to educate on disease state topics, products and programs.
  • Coordinates and delivers education to HCPs (MDs, NPs, PAs, nurses) through formal presentations, in-services and scientific exchange.
  • Collects medical insights gathered from scientific exchange with HCPs (MDs, PAs, nurses) as well communicates relevant information in order to support medical strategies.
  • Provides meeting coverage at scientific meetings with an advanced clinical practitioner focus and reports information of interest to Takeda.
  • Develops and distributes toolkits for patient education on topics including disease state and adherence.
  • Addresses unsolicited medical requests from HCPs (MDs, NPs, PAs, nurses) using medically approved resources and aligns request with MSL or Field Medical Director where appropriate.
  • Collaborates with Government Affairs in support of patient advocacy initiatives at local/regional level
  • Completes all administrative responsibilities consistent with SOPs and departmental guidelines including but not limited to required training, field activity documentation, expense reporting, and other assigned tasks.



  • The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree with an active RN, NP or PA license and a thorough grasp of the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Two years of healthcare or related experience (nurse educator, clinical practice, research or academic) following award of degree.
  • Possesses superior interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written, and able to engender trust and respect of peers and superiors.
  • Demonstrates strong presentations skills and the ability to interpret and communicate clinical data
  • Proven track record of teamwork, leadership, timely decision making and results orientation in meeting objectives.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


  • Clinical experience in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), biologics, infusion therapy
  • Prior industry experience
  • Clinical, research, or teaching experience.


To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include:
  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • 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

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