B. Braun

  • Medical Affairs Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
    Requisition ID
    2018-12686
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    8am - 5pm
    Site
    Corporate/Sales/ B. Braun of Canada/ BIS/ CeGat
  • Overview

    With a nationwide sales team and several manufacturing locations, B. Braun Medical has become a leading full-line supplier of healthcare products and services in the U.S. The company is committed to delivering innovative products and services with unmatched quality, superior technology, and cost-effectiveness, while maintaining environmental responsibility. Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. B. Braun employs over 4,500 people in the USA. B. Braun Medical Inc. began its operations in the USA in 1957. Initially, the company manufactured and sold disposable plastic syringes. During the 1980s and early 1990s, the company undertook several expansions and enlarged its product line of disposable medical devices. With the acquisition of McGaw, Inc. in 1997, including Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), B. Braun dramatically broadened its product lines and services to U.S. customers.

     

    U.S. Facilities and Operations:

     

    Supporting product sales are a network of nationwide marketing and manufacturing locations. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is home to the U.S. Corporate Headquarters along with the marketing offices of the Hospital, Outpatient Markets (OPM), Renal Therapies, Vascular Interventional, International, and OEM Divisions. Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc.(CAPS®) is also managed from this location. The nearby Allentown, Pennsylvania, facility manufactures Needle-free products, IV Safety Catheters, Anesthesia Systems, Introducers, Pharmacy Admixture products. Vascular products including Right Heart Catheters and Interventional Accessories are also manufactured in Allentown. The Irvine, California facility produces IV Solutions, Basic and Specialty Nutrition, Drug Delivery, and BTC products. Infusion Pump Systems are manufactured in Carrollton, Texas and IV administration and IV and Irrigation sets are produced in the Dominican Republic.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

     

    Leader of the Medical Affairs Clinical Specialists team, responsible for PIR filing, providing technical/clinical information to customers and users of B. Braun’s products and providing clinical input into product development.  

     

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Leadership, management and development of the Medical Affairs Clinical Specialist (MACS) team.
    • Coordination of schedules and training of the MACS team.
    • Ensures all interactions with customers (internal and external) and users of B. Braun’s US products follow SOPs and provide clear and supported information of our products.
    • Ensure accurate current product cross reference information.
    • Ensures PIRs are filed on time with the appropriate information. Ensure appropriate follow for PIRs and accurate determination of injury/lack of.
    • Collaboratively and effectively communicate with various departments including Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Quality, Sales, Customer Service, and R&D.
    • Ensures Clinical Knowledge Letters (CKL) contain accurate information.
    • Ensures optimal participation of Medical Affairs in all phases of product development, including launch and post-market.
    • Provides clinical and product training to B. Braun’s associates, when needed.
    • Identify the correct actions and facilitate, support and implement them as appropriate.
    • Other responsibilities as necessary.

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills,
    • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
    • Proven critical thinking skills and clinical nursing competency.
    • Able to delegate/facilitate projects.
    • Ability to solve problems, prioritize and multitask.
    • Strong work organization abilities and standards.

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    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Clinical background: Registered Nurse (BSN), Pharmacist, Nurse Practitioner, Physician’s Assistant, etc. with 5 years of experience in clinical role

    Or

    • No clinical background, yet with 5 years of experience managing Medical Information team.
    • 3 years managerial/leadership experienceApproximately 25% travel, mostly within the US

    Desired:

    • Experience with Medical Affairs, Medical Information or Customer Support in the Medical Device/Bio Pharma industry

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

     

     

    Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled

     

    Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

    Other

    Responsibilities: Other Duties:

     

    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons

     

    Physical Demands:

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Work Environment:

     

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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