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Amgen Sr. HOPE Specialist | Northern CA, HI in Carlsbad, California

This is a field-based position within the Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics (HOPE) Specialists group in Medical Value & Access, reporting to a Director. The geographic region for this

position is northern California, Hawaii, and other accounts as assigned.

Purpose: To develop and support programs, activities and relationships, both externally and internally to Amgen, in order to advance the value and clinical knowledge of our products to the payer community.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for fulfilling all aspects of the regional HOPE Specialist role pertaining to payer and formulary support, opinion leader

development, value development study support, and product support.

Key activities

  1. Provide Payer and Formulary Support through value and medical presentations that focus on therapeutic as well as economic outcomes and utilization aspects of products, and in clinical policy discussions such as evidence-based medicine, clinical guidelines and prior authorization in areas where Amgen has therapeutic expertise.

  2. Identify, develop, and maintain collaborative relationships with current and future Payer, Policy, and Health Economic and Outcomes Research opinion leaders through identifying speaker opportunities and concepts and letters of intent for investigator supported economics, humanistic outcome, and nonregistration clinical studies to support Amgen's product messages within scope.

  3. Interact with key internal stakeholders to provide feedback on customer trends in interpreting and using value evidence, reimbursement and payer policy.

  4. Provide complex value-based technical information inclusive of medical education, health outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics information and models and research protocol opportunities to appropriate audiences.

  5. Represent Amgen Medical Value & Access to designated payer accounts.

  6. Represent Amgen to designated thought leaders in health economics and outcomes research.

  7. Foster scientific information exchange as it relates to reimbursement and coverage policy between the medical community and Amgen.

  8. Collect and report competitive intelligence within Amgen's competitive intelligence guidelines.

  9. Effectively manage internal relationships, budgets, and T&E within guidelines.

  10. Conduct all assigned duties within Amgen compliance guidelines.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Medical Affairs experience

Preferred Qualifications

Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D. or D.O.

Five (5) + years of related experience in total (post-doctoral training -- i.e., residencies and/or fellowships -- can be a part of this related experience), including at least one year focused on

clinical practice, clinical research, or medical research.

3+ years of clinical experience (beyond post-doctoral training), with a majority of the experience in a payer environment or working with payers, is highly preferred.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.