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General Electric US Medical Director – Breast Oncology in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

As the Medical Director - Breast Oncology, you will oversee the strategic direction of GE Healthcare's Americas Medical Affairs Oncology related activities, including society partnerships, advisory boards, coordination with Global Medical team and contribution to the Molecular Imaging (MI) portfolio. You will partner with the Oncology Field Medical Team (FMT) Medical Director to serve as medical experts and points of contact for cross-functional stakeholders in the Americas region and ensure execution of tactical plans. You will explore and develop new opportunities for collaboration, in addition to managing existing partnerships.

Our Pharmaceutical Diagnostics (PDx) business is a global leader in imaging agents, used to improve and enhance the images that radiologists use to diagnose and monitor disease. We support healthcare professionals in the administration of neurology, cardiology and oncology procedures that are used to image three patients around the world, every second.

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Essential Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Molecular Imaging Care Area Leader, lead development and implementation of the overall medical strategy and associated activities for GEHC’s Oncology / Molecular Imaging products throughout their product lifecycles

  • Serve as a leader in aggregating scientific, clinical, and technical customer-focused insights and strategic perspectives related to PDx oncology products and initiatives for the Americas region

  • Drive scientific exchange related to GE Healthcare’s products in the clinical community by forming networks between KOLs to generate clinical evidence

  • Identify external clinical opinions, perceptions and trends that influence GE Healthcare’s product and innovation strategies, and where warranted, develop appropriate mitigating strategies in partnership with applicable GEHC functions

  • Provide medical leadership to the cross-functional brand and launch team

  • Align with Oncology FMT Medical Director on cross-functional team representation with the goal of developing and implementing integrated clinical and commercial strategies for GEHC’s products

  • Engage key scientific societies and establish strong relationships that enhance our corporate image, as well as increase understanding of GEHC’s oncology/molecular imaging products

  • Based on robust product priorities and research strategies, establish, and drive a scientific agenda, by engaging researchers through GEHC’s activities and partnerships, including where appropriate, conducting studies that lead to publications in support of GEHC’s product objectives

  • Work with key internal stakeholders to ensure GEHC is sufficiently engaging external KOLs, academics, research partners, societies, and other organizations as we create strategies for product development, innovation, evidence generation and research

  • Coordinate and manage advisory boards to gather clinical insights as well as round tables to enable the sharing of clinical knowledge with and between external stakeholders

  • Lead review and provide medical input on promotional and other materials in accordance with appropriate regulations

  • Represent GEHC at regional and national scientific conferences

  • Must live in the United States and willing to travel extensively (up to 30% of the time), based on needs of the business

  • As part of global team, occasional weekend or extended work hours may be required

Qualifications/Requirements

  • M.D. with relevant medical experience in oncology care area

  • 4+ years' pharma/biotech industry experience OR equivalent in academic setting OR is a recognized expert who is recently published and has established as well as current scientific relationships in the oncology field

  • Possess strong research and operational understanding of healthcare trends as it relates to GEHC’s oncology/molecular imaging products

Desired Characteristics

  • 2 or more years’ experience in a pharma/biotech/diagnostics industry medical director role

  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience as a medical director in the Pharma, Biotech or Diagnostic industry

  • Knowledge in molecular imaging

  • Preference to be located in a major US metro area with easy airport access

  • Awareness of US healthcare systems and clinical practices related to patient care

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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