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Clinical Science Liaison, Oncology, Arizona (Field Based)

Guardant Health

Guardant Health

Remote
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Company Description

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health oncology platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has commercially launched Guardant360®, Guardant360 CDx, Guardant360 TissueNext™, Guardant360 Response™, and GuardantOMNI® tests for advanced stage cancer patients, and Guardant Reveal™ for early-stage cancer patients. The Guardant Health screening portfolio, including the Shield™ test, aims to address the needs of individuals eligible for cancer screening.

Job Description

This is a field based role in Arizona*

The Clinical Science Liaison, Oncology provides scientific and technical leadership while educating community based physicians with the most current study findings (abstracts and publications) encouraging the clinical value of Guardant Health’s product(s). The Clinical Science Liaison, Oncology, seeks opportunities to engage with physicians to review real-world cases and address questions related to test reports. The Clinical Science Liaison, Oncology seeks opportunities to further progress understanding of our novel diagnostic technologies. The Clinical Science Liaison, Oncology identifies opportunities for collaboration on relevant research projects and other projects of mutual interest.

The Clinical Science Liaison, Oncology ensures a strong scientific partnership between Medical Affairs and Commercial. The Clinical Science Liaison, Oncology builds relationships with local/regional professional societies and health plans to provide education regarding emerging abstracts and publications relevant to molecular testing as those entities make policy.

The Clinical Science Liaison, Oncology plays an integral role in accelerating the advancement of patient care through demonstrated intrinsic motivation, curiosity, persistence and collaboration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide scientific and technical leadership to ensure professional and credible relationships with key community physicians, and KOLs to promote understanding and adoption of our novel diagnostic technologies
  • Be a resource for community physicians to evaluate and provide guidance on interpretation of real-world patient test reports
  • Facilitate educational growth and understanding through the presentation of scientific content to Medical providers and their staff.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with KOLs to present at scientific forums such as national and regional specialty society meetings, as well as other strategic industry medical needs.
  • Synopsize and educate key staff regarding emerging abstracts and publications relevant to molecular testing
  • Facilitate medical and scientific field intelligence that could include list of providers/ investigators in specific tumor types. Elicit feedback on current and future products and share with our internal commercial and research divisions. Understand competitive research activities in active or planned study sites, generate insights from investigators on challenges and opportunities for sponsored clinical trials – and communicate, where appropriate, within Guardant.
  • Prepare and present clinical requests for information related to institutional guidelines or pathways

Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in a scientific field of study (Genetic Counselor, NP/PA, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D. or academic equivalent such as Associate Professor position).
  • Clinical expertise or related experience in Oncology is required. Minimum of 1-3 years of healthcare experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Experience working with clinicians to build consensus around new products and/or services
  • Track record of independent presentation at major academic centers or within the community setting resulting in product adoption
  • Prior experience in the introduction of a novel new clinical product is highly desired

Additional Skills

  • Applies advanced knowledge of the biotechnology, diagnostics and pharmaceutical industry to advance the medical and scientific objectives our diagnostic company.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point, and other software skills; Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely while maintaining a strong teamwork ethic
  • Multi-dimensional in abilities to work on simultaneous tasks, work cross-team and at different levels of the organization, whether internal or external relationships to the organization
  • Self-directed, intrinsically motivated, flexible to changes in an ever-changing dynamic environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills, good attention to detail, time management skills and personal initiative
  • Exceptional human relations skills to coordinate the accomplishment of tasks through other people
  • Ability to elicit and answer clinical questions in groups ranging from individuals to larger didactic roundtables and meetings

Work Environment:

Extensive travel required up to 3-4 days/overnights per week to meet with KOLs, attend physician education talks and conference, including specialty society scientific meetings (will require some weekend work). Travel is estimated to be approximately 75%

Office may be home-based, and involves extensive use of computer and keyboard while in home office

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in a scientific field of study (Genetic Counselor, NP/PA, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D. or academic equivalent such as Associate Professor position).
  • Clinical expertise or related experience in Oncology is required. Minimum of 1-3 years of healthcare experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Experience working with clinicians to build consensus around new products and/or services
  • Track record of independent presentation at major academic centers or within the community setting resulting in product adoption
  • Prior experience in the introduction of a novel new clinical product is highly desired

Additional Skills

  • Applies advanced knowledge of the biotechnology, diagnostics and pharmaceutical industry to advance the medical and scientific objectives our diagnostic company.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point, and other software skills; Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and remotely while maintaining a strong teamwork ethic
  • Multi-dimensional in abilities to work on simultaneous tasks, work cross-team and at different levels of the organization, whether internal or external relationships to the organization
  • Self-directed, intrinsically motivated, flexible to changes in an ever-changing dynamic environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills, good attention to detail, time management skills and personal initiative
  • Exceptional human relations skills to coordinate the accomplishment of tasks through other people
  • Ability to elicit and answer clinical questions in groups ranging from individuals to larger didactic roundtables and meetings

Work Environment:

Extensive travel required up to 3-4 days/overnights per week to meet with KOLs, attend physician education talks and conference, including specialty society scientific meetings (will require some weekend work). Travel is estimated to be approximately 75%

Office may be home-based, and involves extensive use of computer and keyboard while in home office

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Additional Information

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $136,585 to $184,400. The range does not include benefits, and if applicable, bonus, commission, or equity. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries across all US locations for the posted role with the exception of any locations specifically referenced below (if any).

Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including, but not limited to, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. If you are selected to move forward, the recruiting team will provide details specific to the factors above.

Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Guardant Health is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our hiring processes for candidates with disabilities, long-term conditions, mental health conditions, or sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need support, please reach out to [email protected]

Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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