• Medical Science Liaison- North Carolina/South Carolina

    Job Locations US-Remote
    Requisition ID
    2019-11054
  • Responsibilities

    Our Medical Science Liaison's responsibilities includes:

    • To be a credible source of evidence based information that demonstrates the value of Otsuka products from the clinical, economic and humanistic standpoint and works in partnership with providers, payers and other key stakeholders to apply practical real-world solutions to improve patient outcomes.
    • Insights: collect and submit field medical insights that drive decision making and prioritization of evidence generation efforts and healthcare solutions
    • Solutions: identify opportunities for solutions within territory that improve patient outcomes; deploy and apply solutions through direct customer interactions
    • Healthcare Systems & Trends: maintain a comprehensive knowledge of territory, the interconnectivity of the key decision makers within and the challenges faced in providing and delivering optimal patient care
    • Economic Value: communicate and deliver pharmacoeconomic data (including quality, cost and patient outcomes) that address payer and provider needs and priorities; including implementing practice decision support and care management tools that positively impact the delivery of patient care
    • Compliance: conduct all interactions with healthcare professionals, payers and other stakeholders in accordance with all applicable Otsuka policies and procedures

    Qualifications

    • Experience in the Nephrology therapeutic area
    • Advanced degree in Pharmacy, Medicine, Biological Sciences, Health Services Research or Public Health, (Pharm.D., M.D., Ph.D. or D.Ph.) is required
    • Must have an understanding of the interconnectivity of health systems, overall delivery of patient care and how to solution with the overall goal of improved patient outcomes
    • Must be an expert on current literature, therapeutic issues, process of care and the competitive landscape related to therapeutic area
    • Willingness to travel (60-80% travel time) within assigned territory 
    • Preferred living location is North Carolina

    Overview

    At Otsuka, we defy limitation, so that others can too.

    We have an unwavering belief in doing more. In transcending expectations. In going above and beyond—under any circumstances—for patients, families, providers, and for each other. It’s this deep-rooted dedication that drives us to uncover answers to complex, underserved medical needs, so that patients can push past the limitations of their disease and achieve more than they thought was possible each and every day.
    We believe that the bigger the challenge, the bigger the opportunity. We are doing everything in our power to live up to our mission of creating new products for better health worldwide in two important therapeutic categories: neuroscience and nephrology.

    Our culture is rooted in our Japanese heritage and almost 100-year history. Otsuka-people live by the core principles of Jissho – the achievement, completion, and discovery of truth; and Sozosei – pursuing that which only Otsuka is capable of delivering. We approach our business and overcome challenges through perseverance, unconventional thinking and humility.
    Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at http://www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.

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