Medical Director, US Medical Affairs

  • Company: Pfizer
  • Location: Collegeville, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: December 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1616032

Medical Affairs, Medical Director - Rheumatology The Director, Rheumatology will develop long-term relationships with a wide variety of key healthcare stakeholders and customers to include Medical Groups and key opinion leaders in order to demonstrate clinical and economic value of Pfizer's tofacitinib in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and potentially other rheumatologic diseases. These activities are implemented to help inform HCPs and formulary decision-makers through medical presentations, pharmaeconomic analyses, and outcomes evaluations along with medical outcomes specialists (MOS) and field medical director (FMD) colleagues. Additional customer collaborations are built with the goal of aligning corporate medical priorities with the specific needs of the customer to advance the quality of patient care in areas of mutual interest, to identify provider and/or patient knowledge gaps, and areas for quality improvement interventions. They will develop, in conjunction with Rheumatology team members, an advanced perspective of the evolving clinical and healthcare landscape of rheumatology. The Director will utilize his/her understanding of clinical and patient-directed rheumatology issues to help assist Pfizer and GMA on most strategic approach to support the use of tofacitinib in rheumatoid arthritis. The Director will also provide Pfizer brand teams with customer and clinical insights to assist in informing Pfizer strategies on critical Rheumatology health issues and facilitate the development of customer-focused tools and medical communications to support patient access to quality medicines. Responsibilities 1. Strategic input into presentations of Pfizer RA data and implementation of strategy into RC and MRC approved materials 2. Responsibility for development of life cycle management strategy with Senior Director, GI through development and approval of proof of concept studies in Rheumatologic diseases and clinical interactions with KOLs 3. Experience with content approval for promotional materials 4. Cross functional efforts with constituents from Commercial, MOS, FMD, GH&V, RWD 5. Ability to plan and lead successful advisory boards, congress-related symposia 6. Ability to contribute to scientific, long-term life cycle planning and orphan indications Qualifications MD with 10 years of experience in either the pharmaceutical industry , clinical practice or the two combined; 3-5 years in rheumatology preferred Knowledge of pharmaceutical space in Rheumatology Experience in clinical development or Phase IV/IIR trial management a plus Relationship builder within and without Pfizer Must believe that no job within the group is a small job Team oriented for success Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative. Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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