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Clinical Educator I / Senior Clinical Educator - ILD (Pittsburgh, PA). Job in Pittsburgh Care Jobs

Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
1 Aug 2022

Description:

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The primary role of the Clinical Educator is to provide education and training to patients prescribed BI product. The incumbent is also focused on providing education to TA nurse and support staff customers in the delivery of TA therapies, patient treatment management and pertinent related clinical topics. The Clinical Educator plays a key role in the care and support of TA patients by educating on the complexities of treatment and potential for adverse events. Possessing expert knowledge and direct patient facing responsibilities, the incumbent supports the design of tools and resources that enhance clinical management of TA patients as appropriate.  The incumbent serves as an integrated educational resource for multidisciplinary support staff team members, and as a result, optimizes the delivery of holistic patient care in both the clinical and community setting. Through education, the Clinical Educator facilitates access to BI TA product, supports safe and responsible initiation of therapy, and promotes adherence to treatment as prescribed by the healthcare team.

 

The Clinical Educator is responsible for providing Therapeutic Area (TA) disease state and product education and training to internal and external customers, inclusive of healthcare providers, patients, caregivers, consumers, and community advocates. The Clinical Educator also supports the design and development of TA educational resources, including disease state and management tools, healthcare provider resources, patient, caregiver, community advocate, and consumer education materials and programming. This role assists in the identification, development, and support of Local, Regional and National TA speakers and facilitates the delivery of peer medical education programs.

 

The Clinical Educator demonstrates expert knowledge of TA disease states, treatment guidelines, product, supportive care, adverse event management, access/reimbursement, and the competitive landscape. This role helps identify and develop optimal rapport with key TA support staff customers and represents the TA organization with influential community and academic based clinical customers. The Clinical Educator identifies and collaborates with local, regional, and national professional societies to enhance collaborative partnerships and serves as an educational resource to promote disease awareness and advocacy. The Clinical Educator also provides disease state and product education, including regular clinical and resource updates to Specialty Pharmacy partners as well as Helpline personnel.

 

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development, and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in several ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking, and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

 

Duties & Responsibilities 

 

  • Supports the entire Sales Region, which may consist of multiple sales consultants and states within a geographical area.
  • Serves as conduit of information supporting internal and external partners within clinics, hospitals, infusion centers, key accounts, and in the local community, across the Region.
  • Identifies, supports, and communicates unique business opportunities for related TA product and shares intelligence with TA sales partners, where appropriate.
  • Assists in the identification and development of key physician, advanced practice clinician, and support staff opinion leaders.
  • Executes on patient, care giver, and consumer focused support initiatives through collaborative relationships with local advocacy groups.
  • Works closely with regional sales and product reimbursement partners in addressing BI product issues related to side effect and adverse event management.
  • Provides a consistent source of continuing education and support for TA Nurse and support staff customers as well as BI Regional Sales partners.
  • Aids BI TA Sales Training and Associate Directors in designing, developing, and conducting appropriate product and marketplace training.
  • Assists in the identification, design, development, and delivery of TA educational programming, inclusive of slide kits, workbooks, and electronic media, and supports the HPRC review and approval process.
  • Provides key insights and is a leader in the development and facilitation of in-services for TA education on BI products with the intent of increasing disease awareness and improving patient adherence to therapy as prescribed by the healthcare team.
  • Contributes clinical insights in support of the development of both short- and long-term regional marketing and strategic business plans.
  • Facilitates patient access to BI products.
  • Performs all company business in accordance with all regulations (e.g., FDA, DEA, OSHA, PDMA, EPA, PhRMA, etc.) and company policy and procedures.
  • Immediately reports noted violations to management.
  • Demonstrates high ethical and professional standards with all business contacts to maintain BIPI's excellent reputation within the medical and pharmaceutical community.
  • Interfaces/collaborates with a broad and diverse group of functions\:
    • TA Business Unit - Sales Management, Marketing, Operations.
    • Ridgefield based internal stakeholders - Commercial Analysis, Data Analytics, Contracting, Patient Advocacy/Professional Relations, Government Affairs/Policy, Trade, Managed Markets Marketing.
    • US Customer Facing - TA Sales, TA Strategic Accounts, Reimbursement Partners, Field Based Medicine, Managed Markets Marketing, HQO, BIPI US Sales and marketing leadership.

 

Clinical Educator I - Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required in nursing or equivalent health care discipline such as Pharmacy, NP, or PA Degree, and/or business-related discipline.
  • Master's level education preferred.
  • Active clinical license required.
  • Minimum of 3 or more years of successful combined clinical experience and/or pharmaceutical sales, clinical educator, or medical affairs experience (primary care, specialty care, institutional; background in TA, Rheumatology, Immunology or Specialty focus preferred.)
  • Experience working in or supporting patients and HCPs in the infusion center setting, including development/implementation of biologics infusion procedures and protocols for therapy administration and patient safety monitoring is preferred.
  • Ability to travel in the US including overnight travel, approximately 50% (or more), depending on geography.
  • Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, and other relevant applications.
  • Success operating within a matrix environment where direct reports and their constituents are interdependent on others' engagement with customer universe.
  • Excellent communication(s), objective setting, influencing, business acumen, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to learn and adapt.
  • Leadership Skills, Project Management, Influencing skills (working across internal stakeholders in Ridgefield, as well as external stakeholders in the TA provider community).
  • Strategic capability to develop and oversee the implementation of national and diverse Regional Business Plans necessary to achieve success across the complex and rapidly evolving TA market. 
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting clinical and pharmacoeconomic data.
  • Displays AAI behaviors\: Agility, Accountability, and Intrapreneurship
  • In-depth understanding of the professional/clinical/economic/business aspects of TA across all settings, with focus on patient, care partners, TA Nurse and Multidisciplinary Support Staff, professional groups/societies, priority HCP accounts including trade/distribution, interested consumers and community advocates.
  • Understanding of the evolving shifts in TA market trends and respective effects on provider and patient.
  • Working knowledge of the PhRMA guidelines and other regulatory statutes (e.g., PDMA, Sunshine Act) that affect pharmaceutical promotion and ensure compliance with all BI policies and procedures.

 

Senior Clinical Educator - Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required in nursing or equivalent health care discipline such as Pharmacy, NP, or PA Degree, and/or business-related discipline.
  • Master's level education preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 or more years of successful combined clinical experience and/or pharmaceutical sales, clinical educator, or medical affairs experience (primary care, specialty care, institutional), including at least 2 years of TA/specialty Clinical Educator experience.
  • Experience working in or supporting patients and HCPs in the infusion center setting, including development/implementation of biologics infusion procedures and protocols for therapy administration and patient safety monitoring is preferred.
  • Active clinical license required.
  • Excellent communication(s), objective setting, business acumen, analytical, learning and adaptability, leadership, project management and influencing skills (working across internal stakeholders in Ridgefield, as well as external stakeholders in the TA provider community).
  • Ability to travel in the US including overnight travel, approximately 50% (or more), depending on geography.
  • Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, and other relevant applications.
  • In depth understanding and proven experience in driving commercial success in the TA market is a plus.
  • Success operating within a matrix environment where direct reports and their constituents are interdependent on others' engagement with customer universe.
  • Deep understanding of TA patient management processes (i.e., Education/Treatment) and the interrelationships between the HCPs and supporting allied health professionals.
  • Broad functional experiences in the US TA market (particularly clinical HCP experience, Sales and/or Marketing Management, Training, Account Management and/or Managed Markets, Distribution/Specialty Pharmacy).
  • Strategic capability to develop and oversee the implementation of national and diverse Regional Business Plans necessary to achieve success across the complex and rapidly evolving TA market.
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting clinical and pharmacoeconomic data.
  • In-depth understanding of the professional/clinical/economic/business aspects of TA across all settings, with focus on patient, TA Nurse and Multidisciplinary Support Staff, professional groups/societies and priority HCP accounts including trade/distribution.
  • Understanding of the evolving shifts in TA market trends and respective effects on provider and patient.
  • Working knowledge of the PhRMA guidelines and other regulatory statutes (e.g., PDMA, Sunshine Act) that affect pharmaceutical promotion and ensure compliance with all BI policies and procedures.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Click  here  for more information on the vaccine mandate and COVID-19.

 

Who We Are\: 

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal\: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family-owned company, we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth. 

 

Want to learn more?  Visit   and join us in our effort to make more health.

 

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients, and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person's actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.

 

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Details

  • Job Reference: 673819764-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Employer: Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education / Training, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time