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About Baxter Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxters leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products.For more than 85 years, weve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies andtherapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxters employees worldwide are now building upon the companys rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit and follow us on, and Summary The position of associate medical director for medical affairs Renal care will work closely with clinical development, research and development, innovation and commercial teams. It will report directly to the senior director, global medical affairs renal care GBU. The role provides highest level of expertise regarding renal care therapies and products. The associate medical director will represent medical affairs as the medical/clinical expert in renal care (general nephrology, chronic kidney disease end stage kidney disease, renal therapies, etc). The role will ensure that innovative solutions and products are developed and launched successfully. The associate medical director will assure the highest standard of practice, ethics, scholarship and knowledge to drive the goals of the team. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide scientific knowledge and expertise to support the development of innovation in therapies and products in Renal care
  • Assist in development of global business strategy and support effective implementation
  • Provide medical expertise and knowledge to assure safety of Baxter products in development as well as those in the field
  • Collaborate with clinical development in developing clinical trials to support successful launch of therapies/products
  • Provide medical expertise/ input and advise to R and D, clinical development, commercial, regulatory, manufacturing, legal and other functions
  • Provide medical leadership in therapy and product education by creating and providing educational and training materials for internal and external use
  • Provide expert medical guidance to medical affairs team members for exploratory, new product development and existing products
  • Develop medical and scientific relationship with KOLs/SMEs, and support advisory boards
  • Provide support for publication strategy and implementation
  • Provide budget strategy/planning for global medical affairs
  • Create efficient process for managing projects and activities
  • Organize medical affairs meetings and communications
  • Interface with external SMEs/KOLs for updates on deliverables, data, etc
  • Qualifications

  • Proven knowledge and expertise in general nephrology, chronic kidney disease, end stage renal disease and related fields such as physiology, pharmacology, diabetes
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal as well as presentation skills in English
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Ability to travel about 20% of the time
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams, across regions and external partners
  • Education and Experience
  • Formal medical degree or equivalent ( eg MD, MBBS, )
  • Formal fellowship training in Nephrology specialty
  • Clinical nephrology practice with direct patient care
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Career That Matters Baxters employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day. Equal Employment Opportunity Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. Reasonable Accommodations
    Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.
    Associated topics: care, family medicine physician, family practice, family practice physician, general practice, outpatient, practice, practice physician, primary care, provider

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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