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Regional Medical Lead - Southeast



Durham, NC, USA · Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

HeartFlow, Inc. is a medical technology company advancing the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease, the #1 cause of death worldwide, using cutting-edge technology. The flagship product—an AI-driven, non-invasive cardiac test supported by the ACC/AHA Chest Pain Guidelines called the HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis—provides a color-coded, 3D model of a patient’s coronary arteries indicating the impact blockages have on blood flow to the heart. HeartFlow is the first AI-driven non-invasive integrated heart care solution across the CCTA pathway that helps clinicians identify stenoses in the coronary arteries (RoadMap™Analysis), assess coronary blood flow (FFRCT Analysis), and characterize and quantify coronary atherosclerosis (Plaque Analysis). Our pipeline of products is growing and so is our team; join us in helping to revolutionize precision heartcare.

HeartFlow is a VC-backed, pre-IPO company that has received international recognition for exceptional strides in healthcare innovation, is supported by medical societies around the world, cleared for use in the US, UK, Europe, Japan and Canada, and has been used for more than 250,000 patients worldwide.

The Regional Medical Lead Director level will cover the Southeast region and will serve as a key field-based scientific resource for healthcare providers, industry partners and internal colleagues with a primary focus on AI-based quantitative coronary plaque analysis.

This role works collaboratively with nearly all functional groups at HeartFlow, including Clinical, Professional Education, Market Access, Technology and Commercial. Internally, this role is the clinical subject matter expert regarding coronary artery disease diagnosis and management, and HeartFlow products, ensuring product clinical messaging, clinical data development, and physician education activities are aligned to HeartFlow’s business priorities. Specifically, some key internal activities of the Regional Medical Lead include sharing in field market insights to inform education and clinical strategy, supporting the development of educational content and training and facilitating clinical evidence dissemination cross-functionally. Externally, the Regional Medical Lead represents HeartFlow as a key scientific resource for HCPs and other stakeholders, identifies and establishes professional relationships with KOLs, and provides scientific guidance and support to educational faculty.

This ideal candidate is proactive, detail-oriented and exhibits excellent facilitation and communication skills (both oral and written). Prior experience in a cardiovascular field medical role with deep understanding and thought leader relationships within the preventive cardiology and lipid management spaces required. Candidates must be comfortable with travel and supporting a large geography.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish and foster professional relationships with national and regional Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in lipid management and preventive cardiology and with internal business partners
  • Support the identification and training of educational faculty
  • Serve as a key HeartFlow scientific resource in the field, supporting HCP education including advanced data and case reviews
  • Gather feedback and insights from KOLs and physician advisors to better inform HeartFlow’s overall strategic direction
  • Identify and support regional education opportunities
  • In collaboration with the Clinical team at HeartFlow, facilitate initial discussions, intake, and evaluation of physician-initiated research proposals, including ensuring timely communication between requestor and company
  • Understand and effectively communicate current scientific knowledge, maintaining expertise through keeping up to date with publications and attendance of national and local congresses
  • Monitor major meetings for abstract deadlines and work with investigators of HeartFlow sponsored research to drive podium presence in support of corporate communication strategies and plan
  • Support field and internal training needs as a clinical expert

Skills Needed:

  • Coronary artery disease and lipid management expertise
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend, synthesize and communicate large amounts of scientific content in a clear, concise fashion
  • Significant experience and success in:
    • self-managing priorities and multitasking projects
    • building relationships with KOLs
    • educating HCPs and coaching educational faculty
    • applying critical thinking to scientific and clinical research challenges
  • Establishing trust and credibility within the HCP community including primary care providers, advanced practice providers, cardiologists and radiologists.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in start-up environment

Educational Requirements & Work Experience:

  • Advanced clinical or scientific degree (PharmD, PhD, or MD/DO, MS, PA, ARNP) preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of Cardiovascular experience, experience in lipid management ideal
  • Experience in pharma, biotech and or/medical devices, ideally as a medical science liaison (MSL)
  • Significant direct experience communicating complex scientific information in a manner that meets the needs of external healthcare practitioners and internally at all levels of the organization
  • Advanced presentation and computer skills with expertise in literature identification and evaluation.

Significant travel (~50% of time) both by automobile and air.

This position has an estimated base salary of $180,000 - $220,000, a cash bonus and stock options. HeartFlow is a mature start-up, pre-ipo market place leader, changing the paradigm in Coronary Artery Disease Diagnostics.

HeartFlow, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to every aspect of employment at HeartFlow, including recruitment, hiring, training, relocation, promotion, and termination.
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