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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Medical Science Liaison - Field based/remote in Warwick, Rhode Island

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

In Surgery, our products empower providers to reduce the incidence of surgical complications, improve patients’ experiences and lower the total cost of surgical care.

Job Description

Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) work with internal and external customers as field-based scientific and clinical experts who strategically support dissemination of medical scientific information. MSLs function as a regional medical contact between the organization and key external customers to further scientific exchange. S/he provides product and field scientific support to Medical Affairs, Sales, Marketing, and Managed Markets by utilizing academic credentials, clinical knowledge, and scientific expertise in Breast Surgery to communicate with healthcare providers, academic researchers, and organizations. These relationships ensure that key opinion leaders and organizations have access to relevant scientific information, and also that insights gathered externally will be communicated to key cross-functional partners internally. The MSL should have an in-depth understanding of the breast surgery state, the current/future treatment landscape, and ongoing clinical trials/research. Field Based.

About the role:

As a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) you will work with internal and external customers as field-based scientific and clinical experts who strategically support dissemination of medical scientific information. MSLs function as a regional medical contact between the organization and key external customers to further scientific exchange. This role provides product and field scientific support to Medical Affairs, Sales, Marketing, and Managed Markets by utilizing academic credentials, clinical knowledge, and scientific expertise in Breast Surgery to connect with healthcare providers, academic researchers, and organizations. These relationships ensure that key opinion leaders and organizations have access to relevant scientific information, and also that insights captured externally will be communicated to key cross-functional partners internally. The MSL should have an in-depth understanding of the breast surgery state, the current/future treatment landscape, and ongoing clinical trials/research.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Establish and maintain credible peer-to-peer scientific relationships with national/regional key opinion leaders (KOLs) and customers.

  • Implement strategic, scientific, and educational initiatives to achieve Medical and Commercial objectives.

  • Serve as the primary resource for clinical and scientific information to external HCPs for key BD surgeons

  • Care product areas includes Phasix

  • Develop education and training programs to improve patient outcomes and increase understanding of breast surgery and treatment options.

  • Work with BD Mesh Sales Consultants, BD Institutional Representatives, and BD Retail Representatives to execute educational presentations and objectives.

  • Interact with various customer segments via one-on-one interactions, small group discussions, formulary review committees, and educational symposium presentations.

  • Attend assigned scientific and medical congresses to capture information relevant to the organization’s scientific platforms, and report this information to internal stakeholders during debrief meetings.

  • Assist in facilitating KOL involvement in national, regional, and local educational forums including advisory boards, investigator meetings, educational symposia, and sponsored promotional programs.

  • Assist in the identification of investigators and sites for company-sponsored clinical trials.

  • Maintain a thorough and detailed working knowledge of the organization and its products, current scientific research, and publications.

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • MD, PharmD, PhD, or RN with clinical experience preferred

  • 3-5 years of field-based MSL experience or 3-5 years of work experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry required.

  • Clinical experience in breast surgery space desired.

  • Demonstrates ability to present approved scientific data to HCPs in both group and individual settings.

  • Ability to interpret complicated clinical and pre-clinical data.

  • Utilization of effective communication to adjust for multiple communication styles.

  • Ability to identify unmet medical, educational, and research needs within the medical community.

  • Knowledge of the US Healthcare System and the pharmaceutical/medical device industry, including relevant laws (OIG), regulations (FDA), and ethical standards (ACCME, PhRMA) which apply to interactions with HCPs, payers, and industry representatives.

  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and process.

  • Understands the US healthcare system, medical practice, and clinical decision making in regards to patient care for breast surgery.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop trust and integrity with peers, and others within the US and Worldwide BD Medical Affairs and Commercial organizations.

  • Travel: 75% travel, including overnight stays.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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