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Bristol Myers Squibb IO Clinical Liaison in Las Vegas, Nevada

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Immuno-Oncology Clinical Liaison (IOCL)

Territory: AZ, S.NV (Las Vegas), Utah

The IOCL role embodies our medical mission in becoming a trusted, agile partner who engages in relevant dialogue and delivers timely, high impact data and insights that advance the science or accelerate access, optimize medical practice and drive appropriate adoption of BMS medicines. The IOCL role is field-based and it is anticipated that the majority of their time will be spent in the field with external customers.

The IOCL serves as the medical resource for external Oncology stakeholders in the community. Their primary responsibility is to communicate scientific and medical information across BMS oncology portfolio. They also support the safe, effective and appropriate use of BMS medicines. The scientific dialogue focuses on scientific/clinical/safety information around disease management and BMS products in a fair and balanced way and may include appropriate clinical value-based discussions. The IOCL is a Field Medical employee responsible for validation and support of healthcare providers (oncologists/hematologists/APP/Pharmacists) on our promotional speaker bureau.

External Environment and Customer Focus

  • Develop and maintain relationships with community-based thought leaders, appropriate HCPs, and access stakeholders, within a given geography to answer specific clinical and/or scientific, unsolicited product and adverse event management related questions. IOCLs will use various channels for interactions (face-to-face, 1:1, or group presentation; virtual/remote, or phone, etc.).

  • Demonstrate proficiency in using available scientific resources and presentations. Effectively present information to HCPs and be able to respond to questions, ensuring medical accuracy and compliance with local procedures, ethical and legal guidelines and directives. Exceptional presentation skills.

  • Actively assess the medical and healthcare landscape by meeting with TLs/HCPs to understand their needs and expertise. Continuously update knowledge in treatment strategies, products, unmet medical needs, clinical trials, and scientific activities. Understand the competitive landscape and actively prepare to address informational needs of customers.

  • Collect and provide meaningful medical insights back to the medical and commercial organizations to be actioned on in support of the strategy development.

  • Adapt to change in objectives and territory with continuing focus on TL and institutional needs.

  • Demonstrate understanding of relevant Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) and access:Value Access & Payor (VAP) resources as required.

Contribute to the Medical Plan

  • Adopt institution/medical account planning approach and contribute to cross-functional institution/account plans.

  • Contribute to development and delivery of scientifically meaningful medical programs/projects in line with the local Medical and Field Medical plan.

Provide Medical Support

  • As necessary and appropriate, support the initial and ongoing medical/scientific area and product specific training and provide key scientific updates to internal stakeholders (e.g. Commercial, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, Legal, HEOR, Value Access & Payment).

  • Provide scientific support at promotional meetings by presenting scientific and clinical data, by evaluating speakers and by giving support to BMS-contracted speakers.

  • Participate in assigned Congress activities

Required Experience

  • MD, PharmD, PhD, APP, PA, NP with experience in a specific Disease Area or with a broad medical background and relevant pharmaceutical experience

Knowledge Desired

  • Disease area knowledge and understanding of scientific publications consistent with therapeutic area

  • Knowledge of a scientific or clinical area, patient treatment trends, and competitive landscape

  • Knowledge of relevant BMS products

  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and process

  • Knowledge of the national healthcare and access environment

  • Good presentation and language skills, spoken and written

  • Immuno-Oncology and oncology disease area experience

Experience Desired

  • A minimum of 2 years working in a clinical environment

  • Prior MSL experience

  • Ability to work independently and act as a collaborative team player

  • Translating scientific or clinical data into an understandable and valuable form to assist HCPs to best serve their patients

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to present scientific and/or clinical data to researchers or HCPs at a level commensurate with audience

  • Developing peer-to-peer relationships with TLs, scientists and other healthcare professionals

  • Ability to quickly and comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments consistent with role

Behaviors & Leadership Capabilities Desired

  • Demonstrate core BMS behaviors (innovation, speed, accountability, and passion)

  • Practice principles of integrity and honesty

  • Act with an enterprise mindset

  • Practice authentic leadership by cultivating honest relationships, seeking to understand blind spots, and staying true to own values and those of BMS, even in the face of challenge

  • Possess a positive attitude and change agility during times of transition

  • Demonstrate the growth mindset and is open to innovation and process improvements

  • Contribute to talent development by providing timely feedback, understanding what will enable team success, and maintaining a strong network

  • Actively engage in live meetings and teleconferences

  • Completion of all administrative aspects of the job

Essential Qualification

  • Ability to drive a company-provided car is an essential qualification of this position. Candidates must be able to drive a BMS-provided vehicle between locations (often great distances apart), and arrive at each location ready and able to enthusiastically and efficiently demonstrate an applied knowledge of pertinent health care industry trends. Candidates must possess a high level of ethics, integrity and responsible and safe driving history.

  • Travel required

Used Acronyms:

APP Advanced Practice Provider FM Field Medical

FMS Field Medical Scientist HCP Health Care Provider

HEOR Health Economics Outcomes Research IOCL Immuno-Oncology Clinical Liaison

PA Physician Assistant NP Nurse Practitioner

TL Thought Leader

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1531026-en-us

Updated: 2020-10-25 00:19:23.642 UTC

Location: Las Vegas,Nevada

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.