Medical Outcomes Specialist - Inland Empire, Los Angeles
Location:
Los Angeles , California
Posted:
June 03, 2016
Reference:
1032961


About the company
A career at the company offers opportunity, ownership and impact.

All over the world, the company colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. the company, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Role Description
The Medical Outcomes Specialist (MOS) will develop long-term relationships with a wide variety of key healthcare stakeholders and customers to include Managed Care, Medical Groups, Integrated Delivery Systems, in order to demonstrate clinical and economic value of the company in-line medicines. These MOS activities are implemented to help inform formulary decision-making through medical presentations, pharmacoeconomic analyses, and outcomes evaluations. Additional customer collaborations are built with the goal of aligning with corporate medical priorities and 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 and maintain an advanced perspective of the evolving clinical and healthcare landscape. The MOS will utilize advanced Health Information Technology (HIT) understanding to help assist customers in data analytics to address population health issues. The MOS will also provide the company brand teams with customer and clinical insights to assist in informing the company strategies on critical health issues and facilitate the development of customer-focused tools and medical communications to support patient access to quality medicines.

Responsibilities
Partnership with commercial leadership
• Contribute to medical insight and support for the development of customer plans that provide innovative and targeted solutions that advance the quality of patient care in regional markets
• Maintain a collaborative working relationship and communication with commercial and other colleagues to develop appropriate joint customer goals and individual strategies to meet medical needs with prioritized customers

Working with External Partners
• Provide objective and scientifically sound medical information regarding the company in-line portfolio and the diseases states they treat through use of pharmacoeconomic models, outcomes tools, educational programs, HOPEs (Health Outcomes Projects and Evaluations), Non-interventional Studies and collaborations.
• Appropriately prioritize the needs of the customer and of the company to implement HOPEs, educational programs and other tools which identify the greatest opportunities for improving patient care and quality gaps and addressing population health management
• Integrate clinical, HIT, market and account dynamics to provide mutually beneficial customer-specific projects
• Develop strategic medical partnerships to improve patient outcomes
• Respond to unsolicited requests from customers regarding scientific interpretation of clinical information and pharmacoeconomic impact of product selection to further advance formulary decision making or patient outcomes through appropriate pharmaceutical care within the legal guidance of the MOS specialty
• Engage with key stakeholders and influencers within the market, such as Quality Improvement Organizations, Advocacy Groups, Coalitions and other medical/healthcare associations.
• Enhance customer recognition through collaborative projects, publications and healthcare awards.
• Ability to travel up to 30% which includes of overnight travel; must have a valid, US Driver's License. Must meet and comply with all Corporate Travel and Fleet requirements, policies and procedures as applicable.

Supporting Medical Affairs Integrated Medical Plan
• Maintain excellent working knowledge of disease area(s) and the company products in order to provide context for functional and technical excellence in collaboration with other medical and commercial colleagues/groups within the company as well as priority customers
• Ensure that customer insights are shared with relevant leadership to assist in informing future field based medical strategy
• Serve as members of Product Support Teams (PSTs) and Medical Advisory Teams (MATs) Health Trends and Channels Teams (HTACs)
• stakeholders to ensure appropriate tools are available and relevant to meet changing customer needs

Resource Management
• Manage resources strategically
• Contribute to an engaged and effective work environment
• Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures for reporting activities, impacts and Unsolicited Medical Request (UMR) entries.
• Work within Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) guidelines

Qualifications
• Doctoral Level Pharmacy Degree preferred but other advanced degrees will be considered
• Graduated from an accredited College of Pharmacy or equivalent
• Possesses an advance degree and/or equivalent pharmacy practice experience - minimum 5 years of experience
• Prior Experience Preferred
-Clinical, Formulary Management, and/or management experience
-Managed Care, Pharmaceutical Industry, and/or Quality Improvement experience
-Pharmacoeconomic and/or Outcomes Research experience
-Residency or Fellowship experience
-US Pharmacy Licensure or other US Clinical Licensure will be considered

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability to demonstrate and communicate the value of the company products and medical resources to customers and internal stakeholders.
• Understand, demonstrate, and leverage knowledge of the complex business environment within the US Healthcare System and emerging healthcare trends
• Demonstrate/relay clinical knowledge and skills with the company products and related disease states appropriate to customer level or needs
• Able to leverage clinical/market knowledge to provide solutions to benefit customer challenges
• Excellent computer/technology skills with Microsoft applications and other software tools.
• Microsoft Access and Statistics Software experience a plus.
• Understanding of Health Information Technology and how to access and analyze data from EHRs and other HIT platforms

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:
MOS could be required to have over-night travel depending on customer assignments consistent with business need. MOS will be required to attend all team meetings, regional meetings and national meetings as assigned.

Other Information - Internal
Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued.

EEO & Employment Eligibility
the company 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. the company 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. the company is an E-Verify employer.
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