Medical Director ( Bedford, MA)

  • Post date August 16, 2019
Job Description

Title of position: Medical Director

Location: Bedford, MA

Direct Reports:  No

Job Code:      M486

Job Grade:     EX10

Position Summary

The Medical Director reports to the VP, Reagent Development & Medical Affairs and represents the voice of the clinician and patient to the organization. Responsible for providing guidance and direction to the organization regarding the necessary or desirable clinical requirements for IL products. The Medical Director relates the needs of clinicians to product performance requirements and features, develops and provides information and education regarding the products’ efficacy in satisfying these requirements. This position will be one of the company’s primary interfaces with key medical experts and opinion leaders. The Medical Director will participate as a member of cross-functional teams (including Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, Research & Development, Marketing, Operations/Manufacturing and Commercial teams) to develop and execute strategies.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Regulatory agencies: Represents the company as a medical expert in interactions with regulatory and oversight agencies worldwide, such as the FDA
  • Provides clinical consultation to customers worldwide relative to the company’s diagnostic products and clinical results
  • Educational projects: Assist with developing and delivering relevant information, educational  material, presentations and seminars useful and appropriate for  clinicians
  • Medical associations: Represents the Company in the key global industry and medical associations, initiatives, formulation of clinical diagnostic guidelines
  • Literature: Conducts literature reviews as needed to support medical affairs related activities and decisions
  • Provides clinical assessment, in consultation with external 3rd parties as needed, relative to risk analysis of product performance or events
  • Supports the development and preparation of strategies, information and materials for effective product positioning

Budget managed (if applicable)


Internal Networking/Key relationships

  • Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, Research & Development, Marketing, Operations, Manufacturing, Commercial Operations

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Strong presentation skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with different functional areas
  • A demonstrated passion towards customer and patient focus
  • Appreciation of diversity with an ability to work with colleagues from various cultures, backgrounds and geographical regions

Min Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

  • Medical Degree with a license to practice in the US is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of medical practice experience
  • Business related experience in a medical device or pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
  • Experience in Hemostasis or Acute Care Diagnostics preferred

Travel requirements:

  • 30% of time may be required for domestic and international travel

Additional Information

This job description is designed to provide an overview of basic skills, experiences and education required to perform the job and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee to perform the essential functions of the job. In instances where educational degrees are required, the company will take into consideration factors such as additional experience, training, or certifications in lieu of specific educational requirements.