at Bausch + Lomb in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health company dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world-from the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple, yet powerful: helping you see better, to live better.
Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully integrated and built to serve our customers across the full spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our customers established over our nearly 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing and commercial footprint of approximately 12,500 employees and a presence in approximately 100 countries , extending our reach to billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been associated with many of the most significant advances in eye health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading the advancement of eye health in the future.
Bausch + Lomb is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer products company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) plays an important role in Medical Affairs at Bausch + Lomb, being part of a small and exclusive field-based team of medical science experts who interact with regional and national key opinion leaders (KOLs) and local customers. The MSL will be accountable for briefing customers and sales staff on properties, virtues, limitations, and creative uses of company products as well as providing scientific insights back to the Medical Affairs internal team.
Preferred MSL candidates will have a solid understanding of the roles and responsibilities of US medical science liaisons, and some understanding of eye health. The MSL will be expected to develop new relationships with customers across assigned geographies.
+ Build and maintain solid and credible relationships with the medical community on Bausch + Lomb’s behalf.
+ Provide KOL insights and observations to the medical affairs organization on a timely basis.
+ Help to ensure that KOL speakers are trained and have access to Bausch + Lomb data and approved content.
+ Participate in coordinating and conducting peer-to-peer interactions and medical presentations.
+ Be well versed in the current therapeutic areas in which Bausch + Lomb specializes.
+ Where possible, develop relationships with local thought leaders (physicians, pharmacists and nurses) whose opinions and treatment regimens influence the practice of their colleagues.
+ Identify unsolicited requests for investigator-initiated research.
+ Where appropriate, provide overall medical / scientific support through the dissemination of on-label educational, scientific, and clinical information on diseases and treatments.
+ Where appropriate, respond to unsolicited off-label requests for information.
+ Relay Medical Information requests through appropriate channels.
+ When appropriate, represent Bausch + Lomb at continuing educational events / programs, medical meetings and conventions.
+ Follow all applicable policies and procedures related to MSLs, including the following Bausch + Lomb policies listed below:
+ U.S. Policy on Medical Science Liaisons
+ U.S. Policy on Professional Information Requests
+ U.S. Policy on Use of Off-Label Reprints
+ U.S. Policy on Product Promotion
+ U.S. Policy on Clinical Trials
+ U.S. Policy on Fee-For-Service Arrangements with U.S. Healthcare Professionals or Related Institutions and Organizations
+ S.O.P. on the Submission, Approval and Administration of Fee-For-Service Arrangements
Requirements for Position
+ Minimum of a doctorate level degree (e.g. PhD, PharmD, OD, or MD).
+ Minimum of 1 year experience as a Medical Science Liaison is preferred.
+ Management experience within a Medical Science Liaison environment.
+ Established relationships with regional KOLs or key customers (e.g. universities, managed care, government) highly desired.
+ Compliant with all relevant policies and procedures.
+ Highly motivated self-starter with a positive attitude, possessing the initiative required to achieve desired goals both independently and within a team structure.
+ Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication.
+ Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
+ Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to MSLs.
+ Strong relationship-building skills.
+ Strong administrative management skills.
+ Team-oriented with the ability work effectively with others.
+ Demonstrated understanding of product and technical knowledge in eye care or other medical areas.
+ Valid driver’s license in good standing.
Working Conditions: Home office, 60-70% travel required, significant air travel is required.
As required by New York State’s pay transparency bill, Bausch + Lomb provides a good faith minimum and maximum salary range of compensation for roles that can or will be performed, in New York State. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For New York State, the range of starting annual base pay for this role is $ 128,000 – 176,000
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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