Nevro Corp.

  • Medical Science Liaison

    Job Locations US-CA-Redwood City
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(10/18/2018 6:15 PM)
  • About Nevro

    Nevro (NYSE: NVRO) is a public multinational medical technology company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform.


    We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain. At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has impacted the lives of over 36,000 patients around the world.


    The Nevro® Senza® SCS System received CE mark in 2010, TGA approval in 2011, FDA approval in 2015, and is commercially available in Europe, Australia, and the United States.


    The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) has both non-promotional field-facing and internal roles within the general responsibilities of Medical Affairs whose main objectives are to:


    • Exhibit strong knowledge of relevant diseases and therapeutic options.
    • Monitor emerging scientific and clinical literature and congress presentations
    • Manage clinical questions from the field and customers
    • Manage educational grant requests including initial review, interacting with compliance personnel, facilitating payment, developing budget and presenting projects to grant committee for approval
    • Can articulate the clinical and scientific value of our therapies
    • Be the trusted scientific partner to key external experts by conducting timely, appropriate and frequent scientific exchanges to enhance the understanding of the scientific and medical value of our products.
    • Execute on stakeholder engagement plans to gather data, develop and share medical insights that contribute to enhancement of Nevro’s key medical messages, plans and future research.
    • Keep abreast of medical and scientific developments in the therapeutic field to help identify and critically assess research opportunities and to play a supportive role in the execution of evidence generation plans to enhance the value of our products in a real-world setting
    • Recognize, record and share insights that deepen our understanding of the needs of patients, consumers, regulators, payers, and healthcare providers and proactively contributes towards identifying unmet needs.
    • Maintain effective and appropriate communication among internal stakeholders (Medical Affairs colleagues, Medical Information and Commercial Operations) while maintaining full compliance with relevant company, industry, legal and regulatory requirements
    • Be a team member on compliance, research committees, professional education
    • Clinical input to regulatory and quality initiatives.
    • Demonstrate operational understanding and risk management by ensuring excellence in execution of all governance processes


    Role Requirements

    • Masters degree in a Life Sciences or STEM major or other degree with Healthcare Related Specialty or training. Equivalent years of experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
    • Preferred Qualifications-Advanced degree in a technical, scientific or medical field (MD, PhD, Pharm D)
    • 5 years experience in related field


    Skills and Knowledge

    • Previous experience in medical device industry is an asset
    • Previous experience with health care delivery including: clear understanding of medical practice, clinical decision making and healthcare systems related to patient care.
    • Ability to interpret key scientific data and translate this information to meet educational and research needs.
    • Demonstrated ability to address educational and research needs through delivery of cutting edge scientific/evidenced based data.
    • Understand the design and execution of research studies.
    • Exemplary communication and presentation skills.
    • Experience in working on multi-disciplinary teams and managing significant volume of projects.
    • Experience in the use of digital software and platforms
    • Actively listens to others and is adept at confidently stating expert opinion while respecting the positions of others - can exert diplomacy while standing firm on a position
    • Utilizes effective, professional communications to cultivate strong working relationships with internal and external colleagues, flexible in own approach to people and situations.
    • Skillfully plans, prioritizes, and executes multiple responsibilities and projects.
    • Demonstrates effective leadership skills (by example and through accomplishments), steps forward to handle challenges within scope of authority.
    • Deep understanding and knowledge of local regulations and codes of practice, in particular as they apply to the non-promotional activities of this role.
    • Demonstrates scientific expertise - stays abreast of data, treatment trends, and new information in the profession and ability to articulate therapeutic knowledge and translate expert feedback into appropriate insights.
    • Knowledge of relevant healthcare systems, the evolving medical landscape, regulatory and payer environment, public health and industry trends.
    • Proficiency in digital tools.
    • The MSL will be available for travel related work within our global enterprise as necessary but will be headquartered  in our main offices in Redwood City CA.


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