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Medical Advisor (Oncology) - (1712149) in São Paulo, BRA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

At Quintiles we help healthcare and biopharma companies improve their probability of success. We do this by connecting our scientific, therapeutic and analytics expertise with superior delivery. From advisory through operations, Quintiles and its affiliate companies is the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services.As one of FORTUNE’s ‘Most Admired Companies’ in 2016, we offer great opportunities for a career in world-leading clinical research. Our global projects, innovative tools and industry leading customers combined with outstanding support from our leadership team and clear career mapping allows you to make a difference in patient health.


Provide medical, clinical and scientific advisory expertise to all Quintiles divisions as requested. Participate in all aspects of Medical Science involvement on assigned trials. Serve as a medical expert during project delivery lifecycle.
Medical Monitoring:
  • Primarily acts as back-up Medical Advisor but may serve as Regional Medical Advisor on assigned projects.
  • Provides medical support to investigative sites and project staff for protocol-related issues including protocol clarifications,
  • inclusion/exclusion determinations, and issues of patient safety and/or eligibility.
  • May contribute to the medical review of the protocol, Investigative Drug Brochure (IDB) and/or Case Report Forms (CRFs).
  • May provide therapeutic area/indication training for the project clinical team.
  • Attends and may present at Investigator Meetings.
  • Performs review and clarification of trial-related Adverse Events (AEs).
  • May perform medical case review of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs), including review of case documentation and patient  narrative, in collaboration with the Pharmacovigilance department.
  • May provide medical support for the Analysis of Similar Events (AOSE), in collaboration with or on behalf of Pharmacovigilance department.
  • May perform medical review of adverse event coding.
  • Performs review of the Clinical Study Report (CSR) and patient narratives. 
  • Attends Kick-Off meetings, weekly team meetings, and client meetings, as needed or requested.
  • Available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to respond to urgent protocol-related issues at the investigative sites.

Job Requirements

 Current knowledge of scientific, clinical, regulatory, commercial and competitive landscape in applicable therapeutic area.
Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language (both written and spoken).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
Attention to details, ability to provide advice on multiple assignments and flexibility.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEA medical degree from an accredited and internationally recognized medical school with a curriculum relevant to general medical education, along with a medical license, or equivalent, from the country or region in which he/she resides and works is required, plus a minimum of 5 years' experience in clinical medicine or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Prior clinical research experience is not required but desirable.

•Quintiles helped develop or commercialize 98 of the Top 100 best-selling products of 2014•Quintiles has 36,000 employees conducting business in more than 100 countries •Quintiles was named to FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies® 2016 list•Quintiles was named as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute
Job ID: 1712149