Medical Science Liaison, Critical Care and Hematology - West


CA-Fresno, US

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Medical Affairs
Req Id:  515830

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.

The Medical Science Liaison develops and maintains professional relationships with current and future thought leaders whose research, teaching, and publications are authoritative and whose opinions are considered important.





Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Identifies, develops, and maintains collaborative relationships with key opinion leaders through knowledge exchange on cutting-edge scientific trends, ideas, and practices in patient care as well as understanding the dynamics and unmet needs within the therapeutic areas
  • Serves as an information scientist and colleague to top level academic physicians and researchers, select academic centers, centers of excellence, patient advocacy groups, and key accounts, including managed care, by providing complex medical and scientific information to meet their needs
  • Serves as a conduit for research for investigators interested in developing investigator-initiated research protocols
  • Strengthens alliances with cross-functional colleagues by support at medical conventions, advisory boards, clinical data presentations, scientific intelligence, promotional speaker training, company trial site
  • Conducts formal presentations upon request to appropriate groups such as: key accounts, managed care organizations, integrated systems, national medical associations and medical schools. Acts as an “ambassador” representing Grifols’ position and interests regarding research, current and future drug development and corporate mission
  • Adheres to company policies and complies with applicable regulatory and legal requirements with highest ethical standards


Skills/Qualifications/Education: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)


  • MSL must live in region, ideally near a major airport in CA, OR, or WA
  • Strong science/clinical background with advanced degree in a scientific field of study (PharmD, MD, PhD or advanced/Master’s nursing degree)
  • Experience typically requires minimum of 2 years of related experience in clinical practice, academics, or pharmaceutical industry
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Grifols philosophy and policies
  • Excellent interpersonal, strategic, and communication skills
  • Excellent ability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific and medical information and data
  • Ability to comfortably converse with key academic opinion leaders regarding highly technical information
  • Excellent ability to demonstrate computer literacy and learn programs and procedures used in the day-to-day functions of an MSL
  • Ability to be a self-starter, handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to manage a demanding travel schedule and be flexible
  • Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example: If a job level requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience, an equivalency could include 8 years of experience, an Associate’s degree with 6 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience.

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Frequent hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Occasionally walks. Occasionally bends and twists neck. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25lbs. Frequent travel to site locations within assigned region by car or air with occasional domestic travel outside of region. Able to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Must work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues. Ability to apply abstract principles to solve complex conceptual issues.


Pay scale of up to $169,181 per year, depending on license and experience.  This position is eligible to participate in up to 15% of the company bonus pool.  We offer benefits including medical, PTO, up to 5% 401K match, and tuition reimbursement. We are committed to offering our employees opportunities for professional growth and career progression. Even though we are a global healthcare company with employees in 30 countries, Grifols prides itself on its family-like culture. Our company has more than tripled its workforce in the last 10 years — we’re growing, and you can grow with us!



Third Party Agency and Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that present a candidate to Grifols must have an active, nonexpired, Grifols Agency Master Services Agreement with the Grifols Talent Acquisition Department. Additionally, agencies may only submit candidates to positions that they have been engaged to work on by a Grifols Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to a Grifols Recruiter under these terms or they will be considered a Grifols candidate.


Grifols provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic or status protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.


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