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Amgen Sr. Associate, Patient Access in Mississauga, Ontario

Position: Sr. Associate, Patient Access

Reports to: Patient Services Lead, Value Access & Policy

Location: Amgen Canada, Mississauga


Amgen is one of the worlds’ leading biotechnology companies. Amgen is a values-based organization, deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses. Amgen’s mission is To Serve Patients, and our Patient Support Programs (PSPs) are the cornerstone of how this pledge and commitment is put into action to support patients throughout their treatment journey.

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We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated & patient-focused individual to join our team in the new role of Sr. Associate, Patient Access to support the delivery of national patient access services across our portfolio product PSPs within the General Medicine, Inflammation and Oncology franchises.

Internal Candidates are required to have a discussion with their current manager regarding intent to apply.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide support to the Patient Access Manager to execute defined program services, workflows & initiatives that facilitate access to public/private reimbursement for patients prescribed Amgen medicines.

  • Collaborate and consult with internal stakeholders, and external vendor partners to support patient access to portfolio commercial and bridging product.

  • Support the coordination of internal and external vendor in-services and training as required related to reimbursement access programs.

  • Assess and provide recommendations for reimbursement/access and financial assistance program optimization opportunities.

  • Maintain high level of portfolio product and disease-state knowledge to support effective decision-making,

Basic Qualifications

BS degree in a scientific/health related discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of pharmaceutical/medical industry experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of Canadian private/public reimbursement access environment is key

  • Experience with Patient Support Programs

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and communication skills

  • Highly detail oriented and the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Proven ability to collaborate and work cross-functionally to achieve business results in a heavily matrixed, fast-paced environment

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Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview .

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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.

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