Medical Affairs Program Manager

Date: Dec 29, 2020

Location: Pleasanton or Remote, CA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 3189

 

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.

 

Interventional Urology – NeoTract is dedicated to developing innovative, minimally invasive and clinically effective devices that address unmet needs in the field of urology. As part of the Teleflex Interventional Urology business unit, NeoTract’s focus is on improving the standard of care for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using the UroLift® System, a minimally invasive, permanent implant system that treats symptoms while preserving sexual function*1,2. The UroLift System is clinically proven to treat lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH in men over the age of 45. The UroLift System lifts or holds the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way so it no longer blocks the urethra. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue. More than 175,000 men have been treated with the UroLift System in select markets worldwide.** Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives. 

 * No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction in the FDA pivotal study.

** Management estimate based on product sales and average units per procedure

  1. Roehrborn, J Urology 2013 LIFT Study
  2. McVary, J Sex Med 2014

Indicated for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate up to 100cc in men 45 years or older. As with any medical procedure, individual results may vary. Most common side effects are temporary and include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate and/or the inability to control the urge.1 Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention. Speak with your doctor to determine if you may be a candidate.

Position Summary

As an integral member of the Medical Affairs team, the Medical Affairs Program Manager acts as a bridge between Teleflex and practicing Urologists to manage programs that enhance our organization’s patient-centered, clinical quality and provider-need focus to enhance patient outcomes and provider experience. 

This key role requires a clear understanding of our product and the clinical practices needed to obtain desirable Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia clinical outcomes.  This manager must have the ability to coordinate among multiple internal and external stakeholders at all levels, strong attention to detail and ability to develop and apply program metrics, a collaborative teamwork approach and a strong understanding of regulatory compliance around interactions with medical professionals.
 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Develop strategy for, manage and iterate programs related to improvement of patient outcomes with a strong focus on our Centers of Excellence program. 
•    Research, vet, organize and manage resources and 3rd party vendors to support and improve program value.
•    Translate prior experience into scalable, compliant and valuable program elements to support provider participation and improvement of patient outcomes.
•    Communicate with program stakeholders internally to maintain and improve visibility and compliance of programs 
•    Develop and execute strategy for communications related to the program through the company and to practicing clinicians in a thoughtful and appropriate way.
•    Support the development of other medical affairs initiatives as it relates to residency programs, professional education, clinical operations and scientific services
•    Adhere to state, federal, Advamed, Eucamed, company, and industry organization policies with respect to physician interactions and related activities.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.
•    Respect and participate in our culture being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, efficient, high-achieving, and fun!

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree or higher or equivalent work experience in a healthcare related field (E.g.: Med device, Biotechnology, Healthcare Quality Improvement, Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy); or equivalent medical device or pharmaceutical industry..
•    At least five years of project or program management experience
•    Familiarity with and experience with development of healthcare clinical care pathways and healthcare quality improvement methods.
•    Experience with scientific and research methodology, medical device regulations and guidelines
•    Experience working within a highly regulated industry environment, responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which NeoTract complies.
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Strong detail orientation, project management, and organizational skills.
•    Ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels internally and externally including clinicians and vendors. Excellent verbal and written professional communication and presentation skills.
•    Ability to manage workloads and prioritize requests to meet deadlines.
•    Proactive, collaborative and culture-driven approach to partnering with and managing individuals and teams.
•    Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills.
•    Ability to work independently.
•    Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
•    Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time in the US and internationally as needed.
•    Ability to manage travel and expenses per approved budget.
 

 

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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