Medical Science Liaison, Pain/ Neurology Central Region

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: US-IL-Chicago, Illinois, US

Company: Bausch Health

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) plays a crucial role in Medical Affairs at Bausch Health, being part of an exclusive field-based team of medical scientific experts that partner with national, regional, and local key medical experts (KMEs). Thus, the MSL has significant responsibility and is expected to provide in-depth scientific, clinical and educational support to KMEs, as well as to internal clinical, sales, and marketing teams. In addition, the MSL provides scientific insights back to Medical Affairs management.

 

This specific MSL position should be based in an area that complements the existing team. Possible sites are to be determined.

 

The MSL should have an in-depth understanding of areas related to pain, supportive care, and neurology.

 

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain solid and credible relationships with the medical community on Bausch Health’s behalf in both academic, clinical, and community settings
  • Provide support to KMEs regarding assigned products
  • Follow all applicable policies and procedures related to MSLs
  • Provide KME insights and observations to the medical affairs organization on a timely basis
  • Help to ensure that KME speakers have access to Bausch Health data
  • Participate in coordinating and conducting peer-to-peer interactions and medical presentations
  • Be well versed in the current therapeutic areas in which Bausch Health specializes
  • Where appropriate, provide overall medical / scientific support through the dissemination of on-label educational, scientific, and clinical information on diseases and its treatment
  • Develop relationships with local thought leaders (physicians, advanced practice practitioners, pharmacists, and nurses) whose opinions and treatment regimens influence the practice of their colleagues
  • Identify unsolicited requests for investigator-initiated research
  • In response to appropriate requests, disseminate to physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals state-of-the-art on-label research and medical concepts related to the treatment and management of diseases of interest to the company
  • Relay Medical Information requests through appropriate channels
  • When appropriate, represent Bausch Health at continuing educational events / programs, medical meetings and convention

 

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree, PhD, PharmD, or MD in health care field from an accredited college or university is highly preferred
  • Minimum 1-3+ years MSL experience preferred
  • Established relationships with pain and neurology KMEs desired
    • Takes seriously relevant policies and procedures
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a positive attitude, possessing the initiative required to achieve desired goals both independently and within a team structure.
    • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication
    • Demonstrated project management ability
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of FDA requirements related to MSLs
    • Strong relationship-building skills, particularly with the research community
    • Strong administrative management skills
    • Team-oriented with the ability work effectively with others
    • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Title is commensurate with experience, candidates with less experience will also be considered

 

Supervision:

Directly Supervises: N/A

Indirectly Supervises: N/A

 

Confidential Data: Yes

 

Working Conditions: Home office, 60-70% travel required, significant air travel is required