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Senior Medical Safety Physician, MSC, DSPH 8/24/2016

Gilead Sciences, Inc Foster City, CA

Company
Gilead Sciences, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
34052
AJE Ref #
575966336
Location
Foster City, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Safety Physician, Entry Level Position, Medical Surveillance & Coding (MSC) within DSPH

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

Reviews adverse event reports received for marketed and investigational products, adhering to standard operating procedure guidance for medical assessment of individual case safety reports
Provides medical case safety assessment and pharmacovigilance comment for individual case safety reports
Provides support to the medical coding group on an ad hoc basis
Participates in literature review process on an ad hoc basis
Makes contributions to process improvements within DSPH, particularly with adverse event processing and operational aspects of medical review
Liaises with DSPH Operations group to provide medical consultation on an ad hoc basis
Serves as point of contact to support MSC-Individual Case Safety Assessment group

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

MD degree or equivalent; board certification is preferred
Minimum of 3 years of experience in drug safety/pharmaceutical industry, clinical research or clinical practice is required
Proficiency in verbal and email communication, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Excellent scientific/clinical and analytical knowledge base, with ability to assess data and understand the safety/medical implications

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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