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Senior Medical Science Liaison III, Therapy Selection

Company: Exact Sciences
Location: Portland
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Help us change livesAt Exact Sciences, we're helping change how the world prevents, detects and guides treatment for cancer. We give patients and clinicians the clarity needed to make confident decisions when they matter most. Join our team to find a purpose-driven career, an inclusive culture, and robust benefits to support your life while you're working to help others.Position OverviewThe Senior Medical Science Liaison III will act as a medical/clinical educational liaison to key departments within Exact Sciences and will be a member of the medical science liaison (MSL) group within the Precision Oncology business unit. This role will engage with customers and colleagues in our commercial and medical organization to provide medical and scientific support for the OncoExTra assay for advanced solid tumors, as well as help launch newer products acquired or developed by Exact Sciences.This position is field based, to be located in the Western United States, to include WA, OR, CA, ID, NV, MT, WY, UT, CO, AZ, NM, AK and HI.Essential DutiesInclude, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide clinical support in response to inquiries from medical oncologists, surgeons, and pathologists in guiding appropriate test ordering and interpreting test results on specific patient cases.
  • Facilitate education of broad healthcare provider community, such as key opinion leaders (KOL's), community physicians, other health care providers (HCP's) regarding Exact Sciences precision oncology products via in-person or virtual presentations.
  • Participate in the development and execution of a KOL outreach plan for physicians that manage early-stage and metastatic cancers.
  • Support medical-marketing initiatives, such as conference planning and support, medical education content development, faculty speaker training, sales training, reimbursement initiatives, and review of promotional and educational materials within the medical oncology space.
  • Work with medical directors to take complex medical messages and position them to enable clear and concise understanding by both external audiences and partners within Exact Sciences.
  • Assist with development of content and execution of clinically oriented education and training, such as sales training programs, journal clubs, ad hoc literature reviews, and other training venues for new sales hires, new medical science liaisons (MSL's), and others, as needed.
  • Stay abreast of new clinical developments, publications, and market trends to be a conduit for the greater medical team and other internal teams for review of these developments.
  • Assist with set up and delivery of advisory boards, speaker trainings, and external payor reviews, as needed.
  • Support preparation and presentation of medical review slides and materials at national sales meetings, pre-conference meetings, and field sales conference calls.
  • Attend, develop summaries of, and present key medical findings from scientific congresses and cooperative group meetings in the medical oncology space.
  • Gather and interpret new clinical data from conferences and literature, as well as competitive intelligence, and report back on findings to medical affairs and marketing stakeholders.
  • Motivate and inspire employees to do their best work through coaching.
  • Maintain morale and support employee engagement initiatives.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex messages clearly and openly to all levels of the organization such as internal employees, managers, and customers.
  • Strong analytical skills and familiarity with medical messaging.
  • Apply teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Ability to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company's Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to act with an inclusion mindset and model these behaviors for the organization.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 80% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to travel 60% of working time away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel. Minimum Qualifications
    • PhD in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline and 5+ years related experience; or Master's degree in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline and 8+ years related experience; or Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline and 11+ years related experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate and teach in a complex and competitive environment.
    • Possession of a valid driver's license; no suspended, revoked, surrendered, invalid, etc. allowed.
    • No more than two moving violations, events, or accidents within the last 36 months.
    • No alcohol or drug event in which a vehicle was driven by the candidate or employee, including but not limited to Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) failure, refusal to submit to alcohol or drug test, alcohol related suspension, etc. in the last 36 months.
    • No other results from the Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) check that exposes Exact Sciences to what Exact Sciences deems to be an unacceptable level of liability.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation.
    • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.Preferred Qualifications
      • PhD in field as outlined in the essential duties.
      • Experience working in an MSL role
      • Experience in advanced cancers and/or NGS testing.Salary Range:$175,000.00 - $263,000.00 The annual base salary shown is a national range for this position on a full-time basis and may differ by hiring location. In addition, this position is bonus eligible, and is eligible to receive company stock upon hire as well as annually. Exact Sciences is proud to offer an employee experience that includes paid time off (including days for vacation, holidays, volunteering, and personal time), paid leave for parents and caregivers, a retirement savings plan, wellness support, and health benefits including medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage. Learn more about our benefits .Our success relies on the experiences and perspectives of a diverse team, and Exact Sciences fosters a culture where all employees can develop personally and professionally with a sense of respect and belonging. If you require an accommodation, email . We'll work with you to meet your accessibility needs.Not ready to apply? Join our talent community and stay up to date on what's new at Exact Sciences.We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. Any applicant or employee may request to view applicable portions of the company's affirmative action program.To view the Right to Work, E-Verify Employer, and Pay Transparency notices and Federal, Federal Contractor, and State employment law posters, visit our compliance hub . The documents summarize important details of the law and provide key points that you have a right to know.

Keywords: Exact Sciences, Portland , Senior Medical Science Liaison III, Therapy Selection, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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