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Fresenius Medical Care North America Medical Science Liaison in St Louis, Missouri

Job ID 20000M84

Available Openings 1


The MSL is responsible for providing fair balanced, objective, scientific information and education to health care professionals (HCPs), key opinion leaders (KOLs), managed care key decision makers (KDMs), and to internal business partners. The MSL is responsible for identifying, building, and managing relationships with KOLs, HCPs, managed care KDMs, and other external stakeholders.

The MSL team supports FMC Renal Therapies Group (RTG) mission, vision, core values, and customer service philosophy. The team supports FMC RTG Medical Affairs strategies as it relates to investigational and commercial US products and disease states within the FMC RTG nephrology portfolio adhering to the FMC Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and division/company policy requirements.


  • Demonstrate detailed therapeutic area and product knowledge to effectively contribute and support RTG Medical Affairs strategies and objectives.

  • Engage in scientific exchange related to FMC RTG products and therapeutics and ensure timely and appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information to build scientific credibility.

  • Cultivate, maintain, and manage relationships with local, regional, and national KOLs, HCPs, and managed care KDMs using effective KOL scientific plans.

  • Identify and manage relationships with KOLs as advisors, investigators, and/or speakers for FMC RTG activities in accordance with company policies.

  • Deliver high-impact clinical presentations to diverse audiences, including physicians, nurses, dietitians, and managed care KDMs.

  • Effectively communicate the clinical and economic value information for FMC RTG’s products to managed care KDMs.

  • Leverage insights to support Medical Affairs activities, including advisory board meetings, medical congresses, and other activities as assigned.

  • Provide scientific support, internally and externally.

  • Understand and support Clinical Research, as appropriate.

  • Collaborate effectively with various cross-functional internal departments.

  • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.

  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to handle frequent interruptions, changing priorities, and/or long hours in order complete projects.

  • Must be able to handle multiple projects with tight deadlines.

  • Must be able to handle frequent overnight travel; domestic travel required at least approximately 60% of the time.


  • None


  • Doctorate in science (Ph.D.), Medicine (MD), or pharmacy (Pharm.D.) required


  • 1-2 years related experience; residency/fellowship or MSL industry experience preferred.

  • Must be self-motivated in working independently.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; public speaking experience preferred.

  • Effective and strong interpersonal skills combined with the ability to continually demonstrate poise, tact, diplomacy, and the ability to change the thinking of or gain acceptance from others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship.

  • Must be able to multi-task, organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment and/or tight deadlines.

  • Adept at developing relationships and building networks with KOLs, HCPs, and managed care KDMs.

  • Works effectively in a team by maintaining a proactive and collaborative approach in managing situations involving both internal and external customers.

  • Exercises strong personal integrity to make sound and independent judgments; possess the ability to anticipate problems and come up with appropriate solutions in an organizational and analytical manner.

  • Working knowledge of Medical Affairs and knowledge of industry practice and regulations.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in MS Office technologies.

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Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.