Medical Information Specialist

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  5. Zurich, Geneva, Luzern, Zug, Bern, Basel
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Medical writing, Medical information, EFPIA, Medline, Embase, EndNote

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On behalf of our client, an international healthcare company based in Switzerland, Swisslinx is looking for a Medical Information Specialist. This is a contract initially for 9 months (maternily lleave cover).

- Start date: as soon as possible, latest in November 2023
- Duration: 9 months
- Workload: 100%
- Remote work (you have to be based in Switzerland)

Your mission:

As a medical information product specialist, perform the following duties for assigned molecules:
- Monitor the medical literature and conference abstracts for new reports on the product and their utility in medical information assets
- Manage the standard response database and other medical information assets for the product using customer insights expertise to identify, develop, and update materials appropriately
- Collaborate with global medical information stakeholders to ensure maximal global utility of all medical information assets
- Perform routine quality assurance reviews of contact center responses on the product
- Provide product, disease state, and other clinical training to the contact center
- Provide internal product and clinical training as needed
- Communicate insights and trends from medical information questions to internal stakeholders
- Manage the clinical/medical aspects of any needed interdisciplinary reviews for new or updated product medical information materials
- Serve on cross-functional product review committees (eg, promotional and medical review)
- Participate on additional product-specific core teams and initiatives
- Apply legal, regulatory, and compliance requirements to all Medical Affairs activities

In collaboration with other medical information personnel, provide cross-product support as follows:
- Respond to escalated medical information questions from global and local contact center(s), business partners, and internal Medical Affairs customers
- Create and update standard response letters and other medical information assets for global and local use
- Peer review standard response letters and other medical information assets
- Staff medical information exhibit booths at professional society meetings
- Provide training on medical information services to internal teams (sales, others)
- Ensure the quality and currency of medical information SOPs and work instructions
- Participate in Medical Information departmental initiatives

Your profile:

- Excellent reading comprehension, analytical skills, medical writing skills, and verbal skills
- 2-5 years of industry medical information experience
- Knowledge of EFPIA and other local EU country code requirements
- Clinical practice and patient care experience strongly preferred, ideally in oncology/hematology
- Fluency in English required. Fluency in additional languages strongly preferred (especially French and/or German)
- Expert use of secondary literature databases (Medline, Embase), reference management software (EndNote), Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications

For further information or to apply, please do not hesitate to contact Alina Peeva, Senior Recruiter: or press "Apply now" below:

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