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Medical Director, Point of Care (POC)

Job Description

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as a Medical Affairs Medical Director with a focus on Cardiology and/or Intensive Care Medicine.

Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.

 

Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at https://www.siemens-healthineers.com/en-us/careers

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Medical Affairs Medical Director, you will be responsible for:

This position will be in the Medical Affairs organization of Siemens Healthineers Diagnostics and responsible for the development, implementation, guidance and communication of the Medical Affairs strategy and activities related to medical sciences with a focus on Point of Care diagnostics and cardiology and/or intensive care medicine. Contributing to a cross-functional product development and medical strategy aligned with other internal key partners including Regulatory Affairs, Global Assay Development, Government & Policy, and Global Marketing, this Medical Director will play a key role in the  identification of areas of unmet clinical needs, oversight of clinical product development, engagement in externally facing activities to communicate the value of Siemens diagnostics, and the fostering of relationships with thought leaders.

The Medical Director will:

·        Lead the identification of innovative clinical applications in the area of cardiology and/or Intensive Care medicine through the identification of unmet clinical needs with product strategies to address. 

·        Work within a Medical Affairs team comprised of board-certified Ph.D.’s and M.D.’s to provide clinical practice input for changes or improvements to existing products as well as the development of new products in the context of clinical acceptance and applications of standard patient care and state-of-the-art clinical use in the area of cardiology and/or intensive care medicine.

·        Provide input to Regulatory Affairs and provide oversight of Clinical Affairs (Scientific Support) activities involving the design and execution of efficient and robust registration strategies. Advise and guide on medical use to ensure the safety and effectiveness of products through regulatory submissions and clinical trial planning.

·        Develop and lead execution of evidence generation strategies for POC products which sufficiently demonstrate the value of our products to all relevant stakeholders including FDA, payors, professional societies, healthcare providers.

·        Serve as a consultant to Clinical Marketing to ensure medical messaging is truthful, non-misleading, clear, validated and aligned with the organizations strategic positioning of Siemens Healthineers LD as the leader in diagnostics. Contribute to planning of educational opportunities related to medical use of laboratory diagnostic products, through identification of external thought leader participants.

·        Serve as a consultant for Product Health Team(s) to provide medical input in context of medical prioritization regarding pre- and post-market surveillance activities, using input from key opinion/thought leaders, as it relates to the practice of clinical medicine in the field of cardiology and/or intensive care medicine.

·        Develop a pipeline of strategic partners and key opinion/thought leaders during product development and continued support through the product life cycle for identification of unmet clinical needs and medical insights in the area of cardiology and/or intensive care medicine. Assess, prioritize, communicate insights from field MSL(s) to business, including assisting in development of advisory boards and collaborate with Government & Policy to provide thought leaders for medical topics and strategy input related to medical use of products.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

Competencies and Key Skills

  • High ethical standards
  • Highly organized, with ability to prioritize own tasks as well as those of others
  • High-level negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to articulate clear messages from complex data/information
  • External stakeholders’ engagement (incl. patient associations, collaborative groups, medical professional associations)
  • Ability to work across functions throughout a global organization at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively virtually in conducting internal and external business

Education

M.D., M.D./Ph.D. in related areas. Practical experience in patient care and practicing clinical medicine (if M.D.) with clinical research strongly preferred.

Board-certification in the clinical areas of cardiology and/or intensive care medicine.

Medical license maintained and current.

Experience

5+ years of successful experience in related field.

Clinical practice experience in the fields of cardiology and/or intensive care medicine.

Demonstrated experience involving product development in the biotech industry

Work experience in a large company with a matrixed environment.

The pay range for this position is $205,832 - $283,019 annually; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The annual incentive target is 25% of base pay.  Siemens Healthineers offers a variety of health and wellness benefits including paid time off and holiday pay.   Details regarding our benefits can be found here: https://benefitsatshs.com/index.html

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

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If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers.

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



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