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Bausch + Lomb Medical Science Liaison - Bilingual in French in Steinbach, Canada, Canada

Bausch + Lomb Corporation, (NYSE/TSX: BLCO), is solely dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world from the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple yet powerful: Helping you see better to live better.

The company is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world, offering the widest and finest range of eye health products including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses, and other eye surgery products.

Our highest priority is the well-being of the people we serve. By listening to our customers and patients, by constantly honing our innovation edge, by executing with integrity and excellence, we strive to earn the trust of our partners and stakeholders.

Over the last 167 years, Bausch + Lomb has become a global hallmark for innovation and quality. Our talented and motivated colleagues work relentlessly to invent new materials, engineer new technologies, and ultimately bring new innovations to help people see better to live better.

General Functions:

The Bilingual Medical Science Liaison (MSL) plays an important role in Medical Affairs at Bausch + Lomb, being part of a small and exclusive field-based team of medical science experts who interact with regional and national key opinion leaders (KOLs) and local customers. The MSL will be accountable for briefing customers and sales staff on properties, virtues, limitations, and creative uses of company products as well as providing scientific insights back to the Medical Affairs internal team.

Preferred MSL candidates will have a solid understanding of the roles and responsibilities of Canadian medical science liaisons, and some understanding of eye health. The MSL will be expected to develop new relationships with customers across assigned geographies.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain solid and credible relationships with the medical community on Bausch + Lomb’s behalf.

  • Provide KOL insights and observations to the medical affairs organization on a timely basis.

  • Help to ensure that KOL speakers are trained and have access to Bausch + Lomb data and approved content.

  • Participate in coordinating and conducting peer-to-peer interactions and medical presentations.

  • Be well versed in the current therapeutic areas in which Bausch + Lomb specializes.

  • Where possible, develop relationships with local thought leaders (physicians, pharmacists and nurses) whose opinions and treatment regimens influence the practice of their colleagues.

  • Identify unsolicited requests for investigator-initiated research.

  • Where appropriate, provide overall medical / scientific support through the dissemination of on-label educational, scientific, and clinical information on diseases and treatments.

  • Where appropriate, respond to unsolicited off-label requests for information.

  • Relay Medical Information requests through appropriate channels.

  • When appropriate, represent Bausch + Lomb at continuing educational events / programs, medical meetings and conventions.

  • Follow all applicable policies and procedures related to MSLs

Requirements for Position

  • Minimum of a doctorate level degree (e.g. PhD, PharmD, OD, or MD).

  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a Medical Science Liaison is preferred.

  • Bilingual in French.

  • Established relationships with regional KOLs or key customers (e.g. universities, managed care, government) highly desired.

  • Compliant with all relevant policies and procedures.

  • Highly motivated self-starter with a positive attitude, possessing the initiative required to achieve desired goals both independently and within a team structure.

  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to MSLs.

  • Strong relationship-building skills.

  • Strong administrative management skills.

  • Team-oriented with the ability work effectively with others.

  • Demonstrated understanding of product and technical knowledge in eye care or other medical areas.

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing.

Working Conditions:

  • Home office must be based in the Greater Montreal, Quebec.

  • 60-70% travel required.

  • Significant air travel is required.

The masculine is used in this publication without prejudice for the sake of conciseness.

Bausch & Lomb is committed to equal employment opportunity and complies with equal employment opportunity laws in effect wherever it operates.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

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