Medical Information Specialist Job Description

Medical Information Specialist Job Description

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Medical Information Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure medical accuracy of the company’s advertising, promotional and scientific materials as part of Copy Review Committee and Product Medical Review Committee, in collaboration with Medical Information Managers and Medical Directors
Responsible for evaluating and interpreting medical literature, abstract and writing medical information in various formats (formulary dossiers, medical information letters, slide presentations, compendia submissions )
Manage all customer inquiries to successful resolution · Provide product and disease state information covering both on and off label information within the guidelines of Standard Responses · Provide world-class customer service and immediate resolution to inquiries at the point of customer contact · Effectively and consistently communicate messages, timely product information and/or specific offers to physicians, health care staff and/or consumers via outbound tele-service
Contribute to the development of high-quality Medical Information deliverables within the team and will be a visible member of the department by collaborating cross-functionally to meet Medical Affairs objectives
Reviews and approves standard medical information documents for use in response to medical information enquiries
Prepares inpatient medical record documents for real-time scanning, rounds on assigned nursing units up to twice per day, ensuring new documentation added to the medical record is scanned as close to real time as possible
Identify appropriate literature and apply medical literature evaluation skills in order to update Medical Communication response documents
Provide medical review for promotional and other medical affairs clinical presentation materials
Managing activities and customer communications efforts of Medical Information and is one of the prime contacts for Medical Information activities
Assists Associate Director with the development of performance standards, Medical Information objectives, and assessment of resource and training needs for Medical Information services

Medical Information Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Medical Information Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, RN, RDMS, ADM, BC, CDE

Education for Medical Information Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the medical information specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Medical, Life Science, Pharmacy, Nursing, Healthcare, Education, Management, Biology, Life Sciences, Medicine

Skills for Medical Information Specialist

Desired skills for medical information specialist include:

Applicable regulatory requirements
MS Office
Windows and web-based applications
Microsoft Word
Disease and industry information

Desired experience for medical information specialist includes:

Assist with goal of ensuring that all incoming calls are responded to within one hour by telephone and with two days by written correspondence
Monitor scientific literature for potential adverse event reports
Research and conduct detailed analyses of the scientific literature for the company's marketed products, investigational compounds, competitor products/compounds, and related disease states
Assisting with and contribute to other Scientific Communications and Medical Affairs activities
Drive and ensure compliance in operational practices in the affiliate, implementation of company
Receive, triage, review and process Lifecycle safety operational data from various sources on time, within budget and quality standards

Medical Information Specialist Examples


Medical Information Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a medical information specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for medical information specialist
  • Serves as an in-house resource for product information and Medical Information expertise
  • Execute on the dissemination of medical information correspondence related to various therapeutic areas gastrointestinal related, dermatology, to external customers healthcare professionals and internal customers medical science liaisons, regulatory
  • Liaise confidently with different functional team members, project management, clinical, data management, health care professionals investigators, medical monitors, site coordinators and designees to address operational project issues
  • Evaluates and contributes to Medical Information processes for responding to unsolicited inquiries and trains internal customers
  • Works effectively as a member of the Matrix Team to meet customer needs related to access, health economics and outcomes by conducting medical surveillance of inquiries, communicating trends and contributing to the identification and resolution of unmet Access needs
  • Provides clinical and scientific input into the development of medical and promotional materials for assigned therapeutic areas
  • Completes the medical review (certification / examination) of promotional and non-promotional materials ensuring compliance with ABPI Code of Practice, statutory and Company requirements
  • Provides internal resource for product knowledge and responds to internal scientific enquiries
  • Responds to third line medical information enquiries for HCPs and patients
  • Participates in Global Medical Affairs initiatives as required
Qualifications for medical information specialist
  • Licensed Registered Nurse, with valid, active state (/any/) RN license
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent in the clinical or healthcare field required
  • Required – RN or RPh
  • Provide oversight and maintain a thorough understanding of project protocol, therapeutic indication, budget and scope of work (SOW) for assigned projects
  • Ensure all required training is executed in a timely fashion and documented
  • Neurology, hematology, or immunology experience preferred

Medical Information Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a medical information specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for medical information specialist
  • Develop and deliver product training to customers on software applications and/or equipment
  • Other responsibilities may be added based on the Medical Affairs needs
  • Collaborates with Medical Staff and Clinical Documentation Specialists to ensure that documentation in health record supports services provided-to accurately and compliantly assign codes
  • Complete product and therapy area training
  • To develop high quality medical info service
  • To provide high quality, accurate and balanced responses to medical, pharmaceutical and technical enquiries from all Sandoz customers (internal/external) on products across Sandoz portfolio
  • Develop key relationships w/global MI service and support medical team in global roll out of new systems
  • Establish and maintain excellent professional relationships with the key opinion leaders, medical and pharmaceutical professionals with the objective of promoting sales
  • Work closely with respective marketing colleagues and Sales Manager to plan and organize CME meetings, symposiums and other promotional activities in order to generate product awareness, interests and detailing opportunities of targeted customers
  • Support actively in new product enlisting and launching activities
Qualifications for medical information specialist
  • Anticipate and provide responses for launches/labelling updates, recalls, supply disruptions
  • Create and manage country level content management (FAQs, ) as required
  • A nursing degree, RN is preferred
  • RN degree or diploma, active Registered Nursing license with appropriate work experience
  • Language skills‐ English is mandatory, fluent in Spanish or French desired
  • Contributes to departmental efforts to develop, implement or further improve processes and operations

Medical Information Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a medical information specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for medical information specialist
  • Promote medical products and provide before- and after-sale services to current and potential clients and customers in either HA or private sector for the therapeutic area of internal medicine
  • Achieve sales target and profitability targets of product line
  • Establish and maintain excellent professional relationships with the key opinion leaders, medical and pharmaceutical professionals
  • Has or is able to attain sufficient knowledge adequate to ensure appropriate provision of verbal and written responses to customers
  • Complete all assigned work on-time, on-target and with the highest levels of clinical accuracy and relevance
  • Take on and complete departmental projects as assigned
  • Utilize only approved resources and processes to meet goals and targets
  • Provides training on using information resources, copyright compliance, intellectual access and digital rights management and bibliographic referencing and procurement
  • Reviews and assists in the updates of new procedures and SOPs to improve efficiency, work flow, and quality of implementation
  • Ensures utilization of technologies (e.g., ePIR, IRMS) to improve the flow of information and reduce administrative tasks
Qualifications for medical information specialist
  • Understanding of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and health technology assessment (HTA) landscape is required, the ability to review, assess and synthesize CER, health outcomes and pharmacoeconomic evidence
  • Proficient at managing multiple, complex and competing priorities
  • Ability to translate analytical /critical appraisal skills and competence across therapeutic areas to add value
  • Ability to proactively engage with internal stakeholders
  • Demonstrable experience in a clinical setting preferred eg pharmacy, hospital
  • Experience within pharmaceutical industry

Medical Information Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of medical information specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for medical information specialist
  • Performs functions related to medical and promotional review
  • Interprets and evaluates the published medical literature
  • Maintains the Drug Information database and IRMS system
  • Documents drug information requests from health care professionals, patients and other external and internal stakeholders in IRMS
  • Remains current with changes in regulatory requirements, clinical practice procedures, and with publications on NNCI and competitor products
  • Provide support to Drug Information Coordinators
  • Assist management in other duties as assigned, or as business needs require
  • Collaborates with members of various ancillary departments to complete special projects, also may serve on both intradepartmental and interdepartmental committees and task forces
  • Follow SOPs and processes for managing inquiries and developing response documents within the required timelines
  • Become familiar with the system used for managing inquiries and all aspects of response document development and approval
Qualifications for medical information specialist
  • Writing scientific reviews in a pharmaceutical company setting
  • ABPI Final signatory
  • Neurology or immunology experience preferred
  • Doctor of Pharmacy or equivalent, HEOR fellowship or Masters in public health/epidemiology/HEOR preferred
  • Individual must be capable of working independently with limited direction, part of an integrated team, and have flexibility to react to changing priorities
  • Basic awareness and willingness to learn applicable global, regional, local clinical research regulatory requirements

Medical Information Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of medical information specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for medical information specialist
  • Prepare educational and scientific materials such as congress presentations, posters, and slide decks to support clinical studies lead by the Medical Affairs organization
  • Oversee and manage Medical Communications projects and other related work to facilitate the achievement of both short- and long-term objectives for internal customer group(s) for which one has accountability
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with counterparts in other areas (i.e., MSL training, marketing) to fully understand business needs and identify how Medical Communications can meet such needs
  • Maintain and update databases containing scientific and medical data
  • Support Subject Matter Expert (SME) / Medical Science Liaison (MSL) function
  • Monitor email inbox for inquiries escalated to the Global team
  • Literature searches (PubMed
  • Participates in hospital and department performance improvement initiatives, record reviews, quality monitoring or other projects as directed by Manger, Health Information Management (including performing ongoing associate quality monitoring and physician occurrence monitoring) to ensure the integrity of the legal electronic record for use by internal and external customers including attorneys, risk management, insurance companies
  • This role requires collaborative approach to working w/external med info provider who provide primary responses to enquiries
  • Responsibility for oversight of and insurance that Quality &Safety aspects of enquiries are upheld
Qualifications for medical information specialist
  • Excellent written and spoken English (C1/C2 level)
  • 3 years of clinical experience in nursing preferred
  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology or in other relevant medico scientific fields
  • No business experience required in the biotech-, pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of biology and pharmacology
  • Good skills in interacting with internal and external stakeholders

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