The MCMC/MCL fellowship is a two-year program based out of South San Francisco that is designed to expose the fellow to a broad range of both corporate and field-based Medical Affairs activities within industry with a focus on managed care. Primary goals of the fellowship are to provide the fellow with a thorough knowledge of Managed Care core functions and to develop foundational scientific and professional skill sets required for a successful career within pharmaceutical industry.
Managed Care Medical Communications Rotation (Year 1)
The Fellow will learn how to communicate relevant and timely clinical information on our marketed products and compounds in late development to health care professionals and managed care entities in a regulated environment. More specifically, the fellow will correspond with external customers involved in evidence-based healthcare decisions including but not limited to managed care organizations, private and government health plans, third party payers, pharmacy benefit managers, specialty pharmacies, compendia publishers, guideline bodies and technology assessment entities. The fellow will be expected to:
Evaluate and interpret medical literature
Write medical information in various response formats
Conduct scientific and clinical presentations
Apply managed care concepts and knowledge to customize our services for managed care customers
Provide support to internal partners about emerging trends in the managed care landscape
Review of scientific/medical materials as well as promotional marketing materials intended for the managed markets and payer environment.
Have special short- and long-term projects that contribute to departmental and organizational business needs. Of which, at least one presented at a professional meeting
He/she will gain an understanding of the comparative effectiveness research (CER), real-world evidence (RWE), and health technology assessment (HTA) landscape, as well as the ability to review, assess and synthesize CER, health outcomes research, and pharmacoeconomic evidence. For more information on the Managed Care Medical Communications role, please see below.
Managed Care Liaison Rotation (Year 2)
Along with the Managed Care Medical Communications experience, the fellow will also have an opportunity to develop an appreciation of the MCL role (see below). In this rotation, the fellow will have the opportunity to:
Gain an understanding of the MCL role within the pharmaceutical industry and how they identify and provide information on population health issues in person to managed care customers
Understand the legal and compliance guidances that frame MCL activity
Participate in MCL strategy and planning sessions with MCL Leadership
Have the opportunity to observe MCLs in the field
Become familiar with the key responsibilities of MCLs on the medical and managed care marketing teams
Work closely with MCMC/MCLs in executing tactics that support the overall managed care strategy
Support pre-launch preparations for potential new molecular entities and label expansions
Assist the development of Managed care proactive and responsive field materials
Support collection of clinical and scientific field insights to inform internal stakeholders of managed care trends
Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Impeccable ethics and integrity; honest, direct, and open communications
Must convey a professional attitude and possess a sound knowledge base in clinical pharmacy therapeutics, drug information, and managed care pharmacy
Effective verbal, written, and presentation communications skills; active listening and asks appropriate questions; provides relevant and thoughtful feedback and input
Relevant post-doctoral residency or fellowship is a plus
Good analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities and skills
Ability, comfort, and commitment to operating in a highly regulated environment and industry, which requires understanding of the imperative for compliance with company policies, procedures and other relevant internal or external laws
Strong attention to detail; time management, prioritization, and organizational skills; self-starter and highly motivated; demonstrates flexibility, courage, and drive for results
Excellent interpersonal skills; can effectively and quickly establish rapport with all key internal and external colleagues, customers, and stakeholders; works well within teams; strong customer orientation/focus skills
Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
HOW TO APPLY
Submit an interview request in conjunction with ASHP Midyear (December 3-7, 2017 in Orlando, FL) via the Personnel Placement Service (PPS) with the following:
Curriculum Vitae and/or resume
Letter/essay describing why you are pursuing a MCMC/MCL Fellowship, and why you are the best candidate for this position. No word count maximum or minimum
Interview requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage all candidates to submit their requests early due to the competitive nature of the Fellowship selection process
Deadline: Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:59 PM PST
Select candidates who interview at ASHP Midyear will be asked to submit the following:
Pharmacy school transcripts; overall GPA
Three (3) letters of recommendation
For more information and to pose questions about the Genentech MCMC/MCL fellowship, please join our webinar on:
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