Pfizer I&I Field Medical Director, Gastroenterology MD in Remote, North Carolina
The I&I Field Medical, Gastroenterology colleague is responsible for providing therapeutic area/product expertise for Gastroenterology across a broad range of Medical customer segments and initiatives in an assigned territory (typically comprised of one or more US states).
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 relevant TA/disease states 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
I&I Field Medical, Gastroenterology Role Responsibilities
Deliver approved medical content about Pfizer medicines and relevant topics in Gastroenterology
Identify and seek medical engagement from priority customer segments in Gastroenterology
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 Gastroenterology 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 Gastroenterology and asset cross-functional committees, as appropriate
Represent Pfizer Medical Affairs leadership with clinical/professional associations and/or societies, consistently demonstrating medical professionalism in all interactions
MD or DO degree required
7 or more years of relevant experience required
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
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
Familiarity with internal/external SOPs/Rules/Regulations regarding Pfizer/customer interactions and relationships, etc.
Previous Field Medical experience
Other Job Details:
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
Additional information: We are recruiting for 3 openings
The annual base salary for this position ranges from $198,000 to $298,000. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus with a target of 25% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.
Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.
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EEO & Employment Eligibility
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