Pfizer

HBU Anti- Infectives Field Medical Director (MD/DO)

Employer
Pfizer
Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 20 2021
Ref
4830662
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
HBU Anti-Infectives Field Medical is responsible for providing therapeutic area/product expertise for the anti-viral across a broad range of Medical customer segments and initiatives in an assigned territory (typically comprised of one or more US states).

Anti-Infectives Field Medical Core Responsibilities
  • Plan and execute Medical strategy and engagement for appropriate assigned customers within a territory, compliantly coordinating with other Pfizer colleagues as needed to achieve Medical objectives
  • Maintain required level of knowledge of anti-infectives and Pfizer medicines, providing therapeutic area/product information to both internal and external stakeholders as needed
  • Serve as a conduit and resource for Medical Information and customer insights, providing requested information to HCPs as allowed by Pfizer guidance and sharing customer viewpoints with Pfizer as appropriate
  • Understand the priorities of Pfizer Medical Affairs in order to contribute to Medical content strategy development and execute aligned Field Medical tactics
  • Maintain effective and appropriate communication and collaboration among headquarters Medical colleagues, Medical Information, and other Pfizer Field Medical colleagues
  • Demonstrate expertise in communication across multiple channels, including, but not limited to, live and virtual presentations in small or large settings, written communication, and telephone or virtual conversations
  • Optimize patient centricity of Medical communications and deliverables, incorporating Health Literacy and cultural awareness principles to ensure that patients remain the ultimate focus


HBU Anit-Infectives Field Medical, Role Responsibilities
  • Deliver approved medical content about Pfizer medicines and relevant topics in the anti-viral therapeutic area focusing on those stakeholders and customers involved in decision making and implementation
  • Provide education on the clinical and economic impact of Pfizer HBU to help inform customer decision-making and improve population health through the communication of real-world data analyses, pharmacoeconomic analyses, outcomes evaluations, and medical presentations
  • Provide objective and scientifically sound medical information regarding Pfizer's HBU medicines and the diseases they prevent through use of pharmacoeconomic models, outcomes tools, educational programs, Health Outcomes Projects and Evaluations (HOPEs), non-interventional studies, and collaborations
  • Provide medical leadership, review and input for all medical and commercial brand materials
  • Partner in content creation, in collaboration with HQ Medical colleagues
  • Compliantly integrate understanding of clinical, Health Information Technology (HIT), market, and account considerations to develop and execute mutually beneficial customer-specific projects, collaborations, strategic medical partnerships, and non-interventional studies with the goal of advancing quality of care and improving patient outcomes
  • Serve as the Medical lead for assigned customers, developing and executing a Medical account plan while representing Medical Affairs, sharing insights from the customer, and identifying opportunities for collaboration to improve patient care
  • Appropriately engage with key stakeholders within the market, such as Quality Improvement Organizations, Advocacy Groups, Coalitions, and other medical/healthcare associations, to understand their population health priorities and identify opportunities that align with the strategic Medical objectives of Pfizer
  • Provide Medical support and guidance for HIT initiatives including initial assessment, triaging opportunities for review, assessing organizational capabilities and feasibility, and providing clinical relevance to proposed HIT methodologies
  • Analyze workflows in the context of clinical healthcare information systems to facilitate care processes to reduce care gaps, improve care efficiencies, and maximize quality and population health
  • Maintain, continually develop, and utilize clinical informatics capabilities to enable effective collaborations with external customers
  • Facilitate development of clinical content that embodies the clinical perspective while effectively using information technology to develop strategy and build innovative tools and resources
  • Support development of HIT/clinical informatics specific resources for HBU colleague use
  • Compliantly collaborate with internal Pfizer colleagues (including Key Account Managers, Account Directors, PHI, Field Medical, Headquarters Medical, and HEOR) to understand the outcomes of interest and data analysis needs of assigned customers
  • Maintain significant market and customer knowledge in an increasingly complex and dynamic marketplace
  • Manage a significant volume of projects developed in a field-based environment, while exhibiting the ability to prioritize, successfully implement, and demonstrate excellent judgment skills and work in a continuous improvement environment
  • Identify and seek medical engagement from priority customer segments in anti-viral Therapeutic Area
  • Provide truthful, accurate, and scientifically supported information in response to direct unsolicited medical requests from HCPs in a manner that complies with all applicable Pfizer guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Field relevant inbound queries from HCPs via established triage process
  • In collaboration with Global Medical Affairs colleagues, partner with Worldwide Research & Development and Medical (WRD) and Global Product Development (GPD) in the identification of potential sites for Pfizer-sponsored clinical trials, including identification of sites serving under-represented patient populations in trials
  • Serve as a Medical resource to HQ Medical Affairs, other Field Medical colleagues, and external Therapeutic Area investigators and researchers as appropriate
  • Appropriately provide Medical support throughout the Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR) process
  • Cultivate research and therapeutic area expertise, including familiarity with latest congress data and disease state literature
  • Understand the principles of study design, methodology, data analysis, and interpretation and communicate these concepts with customers
  • Reactively and proactively communicate with local Patient Advocacy Group(s), as appropriate, in close collaboration with Corporate Affairs and HQ Medical Affairs
  • Deliver insights on local patient organization structure, capabilities, and patient population needs
  • Serve on Medical and/or TA and asset cross-functional committees, as appropriate
  • Maintain professional licensure, continually learning and growing in the profession


Qualifications
  • MD/DO degree required
  • 7+ years relevant experience required
  • Experience could include any of the following:
  • Experience in Hospital therapies, outcomes, and epidemiology a plus
  • Clinical, formulary, and/or other management experience
  • Managed Care, pharmaceutical industry, and/or Quality Improvement
  • Data Analytics and/or HEOR activities, with demonstrated strong methodological skills (study design, data analysis, and interpretation) in health services research
  • Demonstrate a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including the ability to influence and collaborate with peers and create business impact
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytic skills including creativity and effectiveness in proactively identifying and addressing challenges
  • Strong comprehension and communication skills, including ability to communicate large amounts of scientific information in a manner that is clear and concise
  • Well-organized with the ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands, and employ strong situational leadership skills
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills: ability to understand and respond to multiple external and internal customers' demands and manage and handle conflict constructively.
  • Demonstrate ability to
  • Manage a significant volume of projects developed in a remote environment, while exhibiting the ability to prioritize, successfully implement, and demonstrate excellent judgment skills and work in a continuous improvement environment
  • Work within a matrixed, multi-disciplinary team to foster strong Pfizer/customer professional relationships which are aligned with Pfizer Medical objectives
  • Effectively manage through and lead change in an ever-changing and evolving external health care environment
  • Demonstrate change agility; be flexible to new opportunities (e.g. new therapeutic areas) and adaptable to organizational change
  • Problem-solve and network enterprise wide as appropriate to identify solutions
  • Collaborate effectively and demonstrate leadership and teamwork with peers, internal stakeholders and external customers that inspires alignment and partnership on a shared vision or strategy
  • Be a self-starter, be accountable, and have a sense of urgency in delivering results that have medical impact and yield a positive customer experience
  • Maintain self-awareness and continually choose behaviors and responses based on how it impacts one's own and others' performance and engagement
  • Demonstrate clinical and technical skills
  • Rapidly adopt and utilize new digital technology and other resources with medical customers and record medical interactions
  • Operate a Pfizer company car and regularly fly on airplanes (i.e. attend HCP/customer meetings; attend NYHQ meetings, etc. required; proximity to airline 'hub' city); maintain flexibility to travel 60-80% of time


Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with internal/external SOPs/Rules/Regulations regarding Pfizer/customer interactions and relationships, etc.
  • Previous Field Medical/outcomes role experience
  • Experience analyzing health care data (claims, electronic health records, other health care data)
  • Expertise in Clinical Informatics or Health Information Technology (HIT), including working with claims data sets or Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems
  • Experience in the clinical, functional, and technical application of health information technology used in the U.S.
  • Experience with optimization/customization of top EHR platforms, including developing EHR clinical solutions
  • Leadership in innovative project start-up and management
  • Understanding of the complex business environment within the US healthcare system as well as emerging healthcare trends


Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: November 26, 2021
  • Additional Location Information: US Remote


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