Role filled in June 2015 - Pharma Medical Information Scientist - Medical Jobs

Covering the following locations: Guildford, Reading

Medical Information Scientist

TITLE: Medical Information Scientist


" Deliver a credible, accurate and valued scientific service covering all Astellas therapeutic areas
" Ensure scientific support to therapeutic Brand Teams to help optimise commercial objectives for assigned product areas.
" Respond to internal and external customer product enquiries within predefined time frames
" Participating in Department projects supporting Performance improvement plans and innovation in practice

Medical Information:
" Respond to enquiries on company products and therapy areas within timescales agreed with the enquirer and in accordance with the company Standard Operating Procedure. Where relevant to seek advice from, or refer enquiries to, the other Senior Medical Information Scientists, Medical Information Manager, Medical Advisor and/or Medical Director;
" Prepare standard responses for frequently-asked questions, subject to approval from Medical Advisor/Medical Director;
" Carry out literature searches of in-house and external databases in response to requests for information;
" Ensure that all potential adverse drug reactions received are processed without delay and in accordance with the current SOP(s);
" Maintain the Medical Information enquiry management database;

Literature Review:
" Proactively provide relevant scientific, news and business information to internal customers in the Sales, Marketing and Medical Departments;
" Rapidly appraise scientific and medical journals for content that may have immediate or long term impact on the Companies' activities, and after discussion with the Medical Information Manager, to notify colleagues with a critical overview;

Marketing Support:
Be responsible for particular products or therapy areas e.g. urology, in relation to the following:

" Check promotional material with respect to the Code of Practice, by proof-reading and reference-checking;
" Assist with company submissions for national guidelines relevant to product area e.g. NICE;
" Maintain, update and archive product information files;
" Assist with Company correspondence relating to ABPI Code of Practice complaints;
" Prepare timely current awareness bulletins for the sales force on medical issues relating to our products or therapy areas;

Internal/External Relationships:
" Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
" Develop and maintain working partnerships with commercial and marketing colleagues

Learning and Development:
" Develop specialist knowledge within therapeutic area through a variety of training mediums (internal training, external training, scientific meetings, self directed study)
" Maintain up to date knowledge of Regulatory guidelines, ABPI Code of Practice and Company SOPs

" Participate in and feed back from conferences and meetings as required;
" Work with Senior MIS / MIM to identify and work on areas for competency development to enable additional functions to be undertaken;
" Ensure that all work complies with current SOPs, the ABPI Code of Practice and the Medicines Act.

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