Medical Affairs Program Manager

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Pleasanton or Remote, CA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 7150

 

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 (MA) team, the Medical Affairs Program Manager (the manager) leads and participates in interconnected, cross-functional programs and projects.  Programs and projects included are those associated with the Center of Excellence (COE), including projects related to the UroLift Physician Gateway software, and other MA programs as assigned. The Manager sets and drives program vision and strategy; utilizing creativity, flexibility, collaboration and strong planning and communication skills to drive direction and growth. 

They will utilize skills in developing strategy, decision-making, project-management, patient outcome improvement while leveraging communication and negotiation skills to align and collaborate with program stakeholders to drive the program’s mission of enhancing patient-centered, outcomes and experience.

This key role requires a clear understanding of our product and clinical practices used to obtain desirable patient outcomes.  In this role, the manager will use and grow skills in communication, negotiation, decision-making, training and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. The Manager will communicate and document decisions with a high attention to detail and develop and apply program metrics, communicating progress and challenges to leadership on a regular cadence. A strong understanding of compliance around interactions with medical professionals and in application to our program materials is required.
 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Create, direct and grow scalable, compliant programs and projects which encourage provider participation and drive to the program mission 
•    Develop and run activities such as Medical Advisory Board meetings, surveys, stakeholder meetings, interviews, and discussions with physician participants (virtually and at conferences), 
•    Research, vet, and manage 3rd party vendors to develop software requirements, SOW’s. Working with these vendors will include development of skills in budgeting and estimate creation 
•    Leverage internal resources to support program needs, projects and initiatives. 
•    Create and maintain strong, on-going communication across the company to maintain and improve internal visibility to and external participation in the program.
•    Support medical affairs and collaborative initiatives related to COE, residency programs, professional education, clinical operations and scientific communication as needed
•    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 experience in a healthcare related field (Med device, Biotechnology, Healthcare Quality Improvement, Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy); or equivalent medical device or pharmaceutical industry.
•    At least eight years of project or program development, with evidence of increasing responsibility. Background in direct program management a plus.
•    Professional experience with development of healthcare clinical care pathways and healthcare quality improvement methods.
•    Experience with scientific and research methodology, medical device regulations and guidelines is a plus
•    Experience working within highly regulated industry environments, performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, and all other international regulatory requirements with which Teleflex complies.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Sound knowledge of software development or implementation is a plus
•    Strong detail orientation, project management, and organizational skills.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills, ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels, internally and externally, including with clinicians and vendors. 
•    Ability to prioritize, analyze and manage workloads, and communicate up and across the organization to adjust expectations and refine timelines.
•    Collaborative, pro-active work style with strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
•    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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