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Field Oncology Medical Outcomes Director

Remote, Utah, United States;Remote, New Mexico, United States;Remote, Arizona, United States;Remote, California, United States;
Closing date
Jul 4, 2024

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Life Sciences, Oncology, Health Sciences, Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
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The Field Oncology Medical Outcomes Director is a field-based medical colleague responsible for providing therapeutic area/product expertise for a designated therapeutic in Oncology, with a primary focus on integrated customers, including but not limited to National Payers, Regional Payers, and Specialty Pharmacy Providers (SPPs). The role is responsible for educating customers on the clinical and economic impact of Pfizer Oncology medicines and products. The colleague may help inform customer decision-making and improve population health through real-world data analyses, pharmacoeconomic analyses, outcomes evaluations, and medical presentations.

The responsibilities of the role are to contribute to Pfizer's ability to (a) Plan and execute Oncology Medical strategy and engagement for appropriate assigned customers within a territory, compliantly coordinating with other Pfizer colleagues as needed to achieve Medical objectives (b) Understand the priorities of Pfizer Oncology Medical Affairs in order to contribute to Medical content strategy development and execute aligned Field Medical tactics (c) Maintain effective and appropriate communication and collaboration among headquarters Medical colleagues, Medical Information, and other Pfizer Field Medical colleagues (d) 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 (e) 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 (f) Optimize patient centricity of Medical communications and deliverables, incorporating Health Literacy and cultural awareness principles to ensure that patients remain the ultimate focus

The role will interact with accounts in the region including Healthcare Decision Makers (HCDM) affiliated with organized customers. The colleague will respond to medical questions regarding Pfizer products for the designated therapeutic area and other Pfizer medicines as appropriate. The individual may be involved in presentations to payers, managed care organizations, formulary decision makers and regional medical advisory boards in accordance with the designated therapeutic area medical strategy. The FMD will also facilitate communication between regional and national HCPs and headquarters Medical Affairs colleagues and provide customer insights that contribute to the development of brand medical strategies as appropriate. The colleague will facilitate both Pfizer sponsored collaborative research and site initiated research activities in their regions, as determined by the HQ Medical teams and in accordance with guidance

  • Ensure compliance with all internal/external SOPs/Rules/Regulations.
  • Provide objective and scientifically sound medical information regarding Pfizer's Oncology medicines and the disease states they treat through use of pharmacoeconomic models, outcomes tools, educational programs, Health Outcomes Projects and Evaluations (HOPEs), non-interventional studies, and collaborations
  • Appropriately prioritize the needs of the customer and of Pfizer Oncology to develop and implement objective and scientifically sound Real World Evidence-based outcomes tools (such as HOPEs and educational programs) which identify the greatest opportunities for improving patient care, closing quality gaps, and addressing population health management
  • 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 Oncology 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
  • Understand the principles of study design, methodology, data analysis, and interpretation and communicate these concepts with customers
  • 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 Oncology Medical objectives of Pfizer
  • Provide Oncology 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
  • Facilitate development of clinical content that embodies the clinical perspective while effectively using information technology to develop strategy and build innovative tools and resources
  • Provide expertise on e-data collection and planning for Oncology Field Medical colleagues
  • Work cross-functionally within Pfizer guidance to identify, design, and deploy HIT solutions aligned with Pfizer Oncology Medical goals for Field Medical use
  • Support development of HIT/clinical informatics specific resources for new product and new indication launches
  • Maintain, continually develop, and utilize clinical informatics capabilities to enable effective collaborations with external customers
  • Serve as members of internal teams to further the impact of Field Medical, Outcomes & Analytics by creating tools, resources, and educational materials for use both internally and externally
  • Represent Pfizer Oncology Medical Affairs leadership with clinical/professional associations and/or societies, consistently demonstrating medical professionalism in all interactions
  • Enhance customer recognition of Pfizer Oncology Medical through collaborative projects and publications in some cases
  • Providing approved medical content on Pfizer's Oncology products in the designated therapeutic area, with a primary focus on organized customers, including but not limited to National Payers, Regional Payers, and Specialty Pharmacy Providers (SPPs).
  • Keep abreast of medical and scientific developments in the designated therapeutic area by continuously reviewing literature in the field, evolving competitive landscape, networking with experts and attending assigned conferences
  • Respond to unsolicited requests from customers regarding scientific interpretation of clinical information and pharmacoeconomic impact of product selection to further advance formulary decision-making or patient outcomes in Oncology through appropriate pharmaceutical care
  • 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
  • Maintain an up-to-date status for internal training requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a health science required
  • PharmD, PhD, or equivalent terminal doctoral degree preferred
  • Relevant experience required: 10+ years with bachelor's degree; 8+ years with master's degree; 7+ years with terminal degree
    • Experience should be in any of the following:
      • 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
  • Significant experience in interacting with payers and other organized customers required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent and demonstrated interpersonal skills: ability to understand and respond to multiple external and internal customers' demands, manage and handle conflict constructively required.
  • Breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including the ability to influence and collaborate with peers and create business impact
  • 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
  • Ability to travel, including overnight travel for internal and external meetings (customer, industry, and professional society meetings)
  • Ability to operate a Pfizer company car with a valid US Driver's License and regularlyfly on airplanes; must be within a 2-hour drive of a major airport; flexibility to potentially travel 40 - 50% of time

  • Previous experience in field-based medical/outcomes role in Oncology
  • 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
  • Residency or Fellowship experience
  • Microsoft Access, statistics software, and/or data programming experience
  • Experience in the clinical, functional, and technical application of health information technology used in the U.S.
  • Experience with optimization/customization of 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

Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.


Ability to operate a Pfizer company car and regularly fly on airplanes (ie. attend HCP/customer meetings; attend HQ meetings, regional and national scientific meetings, etc.) required;


  • Flexibility to travel 60-80% of time.
  • Reasonable proximity to airline 'hub' city
  • Ability to work on weekends occasionally (e.g. attend advisory boards and congress meetings)

Work Location Assignment:Remote

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $161,600.00 to $269,400.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 20.0% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.


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