Senior Medical Director Job Description

Senior Medical Director Job Description

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Senior medical director provides medical oversight of clinical trials to ensure company SOPs, client directives, good clinical practice, and regulatory requirements are followed.

Senior Medical Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Ability to work closely with sales, marketing, account management, healthcare economics and market business and clinical leaders to develop the sales pipeline, respond to written proposals present at finalist and renewal oral presentations that grow and maintain membership and long-term relationships
Makes recommendations on solutions to leadership
Report to the Head of Early Development and will be responsible for the advancement of multiple early clinical development programs
Have responsibility for developing strategy, designing and executing clinical development programs, and proving medical leadership primarily through proof-of-concept and potentially through full development
Design clinical development programs and ensure clinical trials meet ethical and regulatory standards
Provide medical monitoring support and oversight for early stage clinical trials
Act as primary medical reviewer for designated studies and ensure review and interpretation of efficacy and safety data from clinical trials
Oversee and participate in report and scientific writing activities for designated protocols including clinical study reports, scientific abstracts, presentations and publications
Provide input and/or review for other key clinical and regulatory documents such as investigator Brochures, and Clinical Trial Applications
Present and discuss clinical data at team, governance, KOL and regulatory meetings

Senior Medical Director Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Senior Medical Director

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: MD, M.D

Education for Senior Medical Director

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Employers hiring for the senior medical director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Doctorate and Bachelor's Degree in Medical, Education, Medicine, Management, Oncology, MBA, Healthcare, Graduate, Medical School, Business

Skills for Senior Medical Director

Desired skills for senior medical director include:

Clinical trial methodology
Subject treatment assignments
Regulatory and compliance requirements governing clinical trials
Compliance and regulatory requirements
AbbVie’s customers
Experience in development of clinical strategy and the design of study protocols
Drug development and good clinical practice guidelines
Business operations
Emerging issues

Desired experience for senior medical director includes:

Establish and maintain working relationships with clinical trial investigators, key opinion leaders, academicians, and senior management and department heads at Alios and Janssen
May also contribute to review and diligence activities related to potential compound or business acquisitions or partnerships
Ensure adherence to established timelines and budgets while ensuring regulatory compliance
Ensure clinical and scientific awareness in area of expertise
Interact with and coordinates appropriate scientific and medical activities with internal stakeholders
Has overall responsibility for leading clinical study teams, monitoring overall study integrity, and review, interpretation, and communication of accumulating data pertaining to safety and efficacy of the molecule

Senior Medical Director Examples


Senior Medical Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of senior medical director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior medical director
  • Serves as an in-house clinical expert for molecules and diseases in the therapeutic area, coordinating and leading appropriate scientific and medical activities with internal stakeholders as they relate to ongoing projects
  • Acts as clinical lead and actively solicits opinion leader interactions related to the disease area(s)
  • Attract and develop talent, coach and mentor others to higher levels of performance
  • Ability to assess, understand and communicate continuously expanding medical and scientific information, market knowledge
  • Provide medical leadership for all utilization management, pharmacy, case management, disease management, cost containment, and medical quality improvement activities
  • Assist the VPMA in the functioning of the physician committees including committee structure, processes, and membership
  • Identify utilization review studies and evaluates adverse trends in utilization of medical services, unusual provider practice patterns, and adequacy of benefit/payment components
  • Develop alliances with the provider community through the development and implementation of the medical management programs
  • Strategically plans and implements (MRR) Operations improvement projects with senior leadership and key internal stakeholders
  • Drive improved (MRR) operations outcomes through the development of streamlined process utilizing automation
Qualifications for senior medical director
  • Direct the operation, including managing cross functional relationships
  • Recommends changes or improvements based on research and evidence to implement best practices
  • Serve as a senior leader representative of the Company's product and service lines and maintain responsibility for the overall operational, quality, compliance, and financial success of Medical Record Review (MRR) Operations and Medical Record Review Quality Operations
  • Prioritizes (MRR) Operations and Medical Record Review Quality Operations work based upon the needs of the business and in accordance and alignment with company strategy
  • Facilitate rapid design sessions to identify key operational and automation opportunities and quality process improvements, including identification of best demonstrated practices
  • Drive business decisions through development and work closely with development team to provide business requirements and business case in alignment with the (MRR) Operations strategic plan and successfully support the continuous improvement of MRR Operations by partnering with Technology and Product support teams

Senior Medical Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior medical director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior medical director
  • Collaborates with AVP and key management to implement the (MRR) operations performance improvement strategies
  • Lead the ongoing maintenance, development, and implementation of appropriate goals and metrics for division
  • Budget responsibility for select projects
  • Build mutually valuable partnerships within the medical community through the execution of the Global Medical Affairs program, with direct responsibility for the US
  • Provide expertise into the phase 3b/4 development plan for the USA and globally
  • Participate in and support the global Publication Plan
  • Participate in formal scientific review of submitted Investigator Initiated Trials and related medical affairs activities
  • Provide medical support to the global medical affairs organization, with direct support of the US organization including developing and delivering training curriculum and content
  • Lead and participate in US advisory meetings with opinion leaders
  • Actively participate on US promotional review committees to ensure content is medically appropriate and compliant with internal and external requirements
Qualifications for senior medical director
  • Demonstrated ability to guide individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering leading quality services
  • Exhibited knowledge in Proven ability to oversee the development, deployment and direction of complex programs and processes
  • Ability to articulate knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures, systems and establishes and maintains long-term customer /client relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Demonstrated capacity to assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately applying tools and processes to successfully manage to budget
  • Experience in healthcare operations revenue cycle or similar manufacturing environments required
  • Desired experience includes previous lean manufacturing, process improvement, operational leadership, managing and developing variable remote workforces

Senior Medical Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior medical director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior medical director
  • Develop program strategies
  • Develop consensus among IDN supply chain leaders on strategies and develop detailed project plans for implementation
  • Works seamlessly with the SourceTrust contracting and financial analysis teams
  • Maintains strong relationships with key system IDN stakeholders, including executive, clinical, and physician leadership
  • Quality and Affordability – This medical director has responsibilities for appropriate utilization management from a “macro” view, for example, conducting hospital Joint Operations Committee meetings with Network, contributing to--and implementing--regional Medical Cost Operating Team decisions, data sharing with physicians and physician groups on quality and efficiency improvement opportunities, and implementing local Health Care Affordability Initiatives
  • Clinical Excellence – This medical director helps oversee the HEDIS data collection process, CAHPS improvement, and drive Health Plan accreditation activities quality rating initiatives
  • Relationship Equity—This medical director maintains a strong working knowledge of all government mandates and provisions, working across the enterprise to implement and maintain compliant clinical programs and procedures
  • Growth – This medical director delivers the clinical value proposition focused on quality, affordability and service, in support of the sales and growth activities of the Health Plan including conducting Broker/Client presentations and participating in customer consultations
  • Focused Improvement – This medical director is responsible for identifying opportunities through participation in regional and local Medical Cost Operating Teams or Market reviews
  • Build and lead the US Field MOL team, focused on National and Regional payer-related accounts, including IDNs and ACOs
Qualifications for senior medical director
  • Director ( 7-10 years) / Sr
  • Maintain the highest standards and levels of scientific and clinical knowledge in the specific therapeutic area (via publications, key meetings, interaction with key TAEs, continuous communication and effective partnering with global functions and affiliates)
  • M.D., D.O., PhD or equivalent degree, preferably with experience in the areas of Rheumatology
  • US Board certified Rheumatologist preferred
  • Senior Director (11+ years) in the pharma/biopharma industry and a minimum 3 years of experience in the therapeutic area is required
  • Drive change and innovation though continually seeking and implementing innovative solutions

Senior Medical Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior medical director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior medical director
  • Coach and mentor the US Field MOL team members to ensure flawless planning, execution and communication of evidence-based clinical, humanistic and economic value proposition, inclusive of economic models and budget impact models, of all Intarcia’s products and disease areas
  • Identify opportunities to work with payers, IDNs, ACOs, academia, policy and advocacy groups and facilitate initiation of real-world evidence (RWE)and comparative effectiveness research (CER), based on unmet needs and research priorities, when appropriate
  • Partner and align with multi-disciplinary customer facing strategy teams, including Market Access Account Management, MSLs, Medical, Marketing, Customer Experience and Field Sales, to meet needs of external customers and be the trusting medical “partner of choice”
  • Work closely with field Market Access leaders of National and Regional payer-related accounts to ensure alignment of strategies and tactics, in compliance with corporate policy
  • Ensure that the Field MOL team collaborates closely with HQ-based Evidence Generation and Analytics Team during the development of evidence and tools to support access and reimbursement life-cycle management
  • Partner with HQ-based Global Medical Affairs teams to identify data gaps, communicate insights and act as a conduit to external payers and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with and support HQ-based cross-functional teams, including Market Access, Marketing, Brand, Clinical, Customer Experience, Trade and Distribution
  • Demonstrate leadership in critical healthcare topics, including CER, population health, quality, healthcare reform, value-based payment models, to facilitate strong scientific exchange with external customers and be a resource for the Field MOL team
  • Assist the VP of Evidence Generation and Analytics within Global Medical Affairs in the development of department-wide field based processes, SOPs, collection of customer insights, training and communication
  • Oversee the development plans of each Field MOL team members to drive performance, foster continuous learning opportunities, and retain talent
Qualifications for senior medical director
  • Licensed physician
  • Solid data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Oversee the training of the Field MOL team to ensure adherence to company-wide policies and procedures
  • Advanced scientific or clinical degree (MD, DO, PhD, PharmD) and/or equivalent required (relevant residency, HEOR Fellowship, Health Services Research)
  • Ten (10) or more years of pharmaceutical industry experience with at least 5 years of supervisory experience leading a US Field HEOR or Managed Care related teams
  • Strong experience and knowledge of payer formulary designs, decision-making process, and operations of National/Regional payers, IDNs and/or ACOs

Senior Medical Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior medical director. 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 senior medical director
  • Provides medical and scientific input to clinical research programs including review of new business proposals, preclinical and/or clinical data, study protocols, training materials, informed consent, Investigator Drug Brochures, eCRFs, analysis plan designs, clinical study reports, regulatory approval submissions, serious and non-serious adverse event evaluation and reporting
  • Establishes and maintains a network of medical/scientific consultants
  • Work closely with VP and Medical Director of US Medical Affairs Neurology/immunology to set direction, implement strategy and ensure delivery of outcomes for US Medical Affairs function
  • Provide guidance to US Medical Team to assure delivery of key US Medical Affairs objectives as
  • Integrate strategies, tactics and programs to accomplish US Medical Affairs MSL objectives related to US Medical Affairs and corporate objectives, and in a highly dynamic environment
  • Define and facilitate cross-functionally Phase IV trials that address unmet medical needs
  • Establish general criteria for the evaluation of Investigator Sponsored Trials
  • Set, track and provide status updates about US Medical Affairs programs and related processes within the department
  • Provide program management support in the development, communication, and implementation of US Medical Affairs programs, policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with other therapeutic areas to leverage US Medical Affairs Neurology/Immunology expertise and programs as appropriate
Qualifications for senior medical director
  • Record of high-impact engagement with national organizations, such as AMCP, ISPOR, NQF, ICER, is a plus
  • Experience designing, conducting, publishing and presenting HEOR and RWE studies is preferred
  • Established track record of developing, managing and leading high performing teams
  • Strong knowledge of healthcare trends impacting the healthcare industry, including quality of care, performance measures, healthcare reform, value-based reimbursement initiatives and payment models
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a cross-functional matrix environment
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership regarding medical and HEOR support, tools and research collaborations across evolving payers/IDNs/ACOs

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