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Executive Medical Director, Head of Americas Oncology Medical Team

Company: Labcorp
Location: Burlington
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Come work for Labcorp Drug Development and be part of strong, collaborative leadership making an impact on the drug development market every day as a(n) Executive Medical Director supporting our Americas Oncology / Hematology therapeutic area team. The primary role is to provide subject matter expertise and medical monitoring in support of advancing clinical trials and drug development programs. In partnership with Labcorp Drug Development clients, this person will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. - Furthermore, the Executive Medical Director will participate in client relations and business development activities representing Labcorp Drug Development in proposals and industry meetings as needed. - This is a remote home-based role based in the US or LATAM with travel (US and Global) as needed. -Company Focus

  • Contributes to and may lead the development of Company policies involving medical, safety and therapeutics
  • Participates and leads in process improvement activities across Company
  • Performs other duties as assignedClient Relationship & Business Development Activities
    • Partnering with GCO to develop new and enhance existing client relationships where possible
    • Provides leadership and presents medical/scientific capabilities to clients as a participant of a proposal team
    • Leverage known and builds new relationships with investigators/sites to performs site/investigator feasibility and to support optimal recruiting and conduct of trials -
    • Utilize knowledge and understanding of business environment to create new business opportunities
    • Serves as point of contact for key clients for business oversight and client relationships
    • Able to present or serve on panels to represent the company at conferences and scientific meetings.Managerial
      • Provides mentoring to and responsible for the supervision, career development and evaluation of Clinical Research Physicians, Associate Medical Directors, Medical Directors and Senior Medical Directors
      • Supports and participates in the recruitment process for department positions
      • May have managerial responsibility in regard to specific therapeutic sub-specialty within the TA or geographic region
      • Involved in assignment of projects and specific duties to direct reports
      • Responsible for administration and/or delegation of activities of his/her direct reports (for example PTO, timesheet and expense approval)
      • Involved in providing departmental budget preparation and oversight activities
      • Acts as deputy for the TA head as neededLeadership
        • Provides leadership to staff within the therapeutic area
        • Leads processes improvement initiatives and/or scientific program initiatives that require involvement and impact across business units
        • Acts deputy for the TA head as needed
        • Contributes to vision and strategy/direction for therapeutic area, e.g. members of Physician Leadership TeamTherapeutic and Scientific Expertise
          • Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements across the Company
          • Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of drug development and good clinical practice guidelines
          • Serves as global lead project physician and as a program level physician across multiple indications for a given compound, can also serve as a sub-specialty TA leader with TA
          • Provides subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of the program for the client
          • Performs medical data review - Reviews laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed
          • Develops, reviews and revises protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications
          • Prepares materials for investigator meetings
          • Actively participates in investigator meetings
          • Provides medical/scientific expertise to project teams
          • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects
          • Interacts with inter-departmental and external consultants as appropriate
          • Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals
          • Participates in project risk assessment activities
          • Assists when needed with data safety monitoring board activities
          • Provides clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments
          • Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area and can provide the scientific strategic leadership for a sub-specialty with the TA

            Education / Experience:
            • MD degree with Fellowship training in Oncology / Hematology
            • Board certification preferred.
            • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills -
            • Ability to travel within the US and globalQualifications:
              • Prefererence 8+ years Clinical research experience with a CRO, pharmaceutical company, research experience in academics preferred
              • Strong knowledge and experience with clinical trials
              • Previous experience in medical practice/patient care
              • Prior clinical / laboratory research experience in a fellowship / academic setting also preferred

                US Pay Range: -$320,000 - $365,000 USDPositions are full-time, permanent roles with health insurance and 401K, and flexible time offPosition may be eligible for bonus and RSU, dependent on employee and company performancePosition does require a MD license with preference for board certifications in therapeutic area of expertise

                Benefits: All job offers will be---based on a candidate's skills and prior relevant experience, applicable---degrees/certifications,---as well as internal equity and market data.---Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Company bonus where applicable. - For more detailed information, please . - - -

                As a leading contract research organization (CRO), Labcorp Drug Development provides comprehensive drug development solutions for a range of industries. Our services cover the preclinical, clinical and post-market phases of drug development, the product life cycles for medical device and diagnostics and development services paired with regulatory support for the chemical testing and crop protection industries.

                Labcorp Drug Development is a global leader in nonclinical safety assessment, clinical trial testing and clinical trial management services. Our unique perspectives are based on decades of scientific, medical and regulatory expertise.

                In July 2022, Labcorp announced its intention to spin off its clinical development business as a separate public company, subject to the satisfaction of certain customary conditions. Fortrea will become the new brand identity for our Clinical Development business in connection with the spin-off, which is expected in mid-2023.

                We believe that the exceptional is possible when you have the right partner, so we are looking for the right people to help build a transformative force in Clinical Development. Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

                As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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