At AstraZeneca, we turn ideas into life-changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.
As a Cardiovascular Metabolic (CVMD) Clinical Science Liaison, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.
The BioPharmaceuticals Business Unit (BBU) creates and executes meaningful therapeutic area and product strategies that are focused on addressing the unmet needs of patients around the world. We are committed to changing the course of medicine and bringing innovative therapies to enhance the quality of life for our patients. The BBU integrates commercial, market access, medical, digital, and corporate functions to drive scientific development and commercial excellence in the core areas of respiratory, cardiovascular, renal and diabetes disease.
AstraZeneca’s strategy in CVMD focuses on ways to reduce morbidity, mortality and organ damage by addressing multiple risk factors across cardiovascular (CV) disease, diabetes and chronic kidney-disease indications. The patient-centric approach is reinforced by science-led life-cycle management programs and technologies, including early research into regenerative methods.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The CVMD Clinical Science Liaison will serve as a key clinical liaison to advanced practice health care providers (HCPs). The CVMD Clinical Science Liaison will be a key member of the CVMD Field Medical Affairs team, working in close partnership with the CVMD Medical Science Liaisons and Field Physicians.
As a CVMD Clinical Science Liaison, you will identify and cultivate relationships with primary care providers including nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical pharmacists, large group practices, and other health care providers such as physicians when appropriate. You will conduct educational programs on disease state and appropriate use of AstraZeneca products with a focus on diabetes and CV areas and respond to customer inquiries to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of AstraZeneca’s products and services. Additionally, as a CVMD Clinical Science Liaison, you will deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information to support appropriate use of AstraZeneca products in a patient-focused manner; maintain expertise in disease state management, emerging therapies and the competitive landscape; gather customer insights regarding AstraZeneca and competitor products to help inform medical and commercial strategies and adhere to internal standard processes and comply with regulatory and compliance requirements.
Job Requirements Essential Requirements
- Masters Degree in Nursing and an advanced certification (i.e. NP, PA-C)
- At least 5 years of direct patient care experience
- Previous experience in the clinical management of diabetes
- Excellent verbal skills
- Strong presentation skills including the ability to effectively communicate medical data/concepts
- Outstanding interpersonal skills
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to travel (40-60%)
- Previous pharmaceutical industry experience
- Previous experience in field medical role
- Certified Diabetes Educator