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Senior Manager, HEMA - Interventional Oncology (IO)

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s): US-WI-Milwaukee; US-CA-Los Angeles; US-GA-Atlanta; US-IL-Chicago; US-MA-Boston; US-NY-New York City; US-PA-Philadelphia; US-TX-Dallas; US-UT-Salt Lake City; US-WA-Seattle

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At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

 

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About the role:
The Senior Manager, HEMA for the Interventional Oncology (IO) franchise develops and leads global strategies for BSC’s market-leading IO portfolio, creating market access and meaningful health economic and value propositions. This key role is highly visible and influential, representing and accountable for HEMA. 
We are seeking a strong strategic leader to create and implement upstream and downstream HEMA initiatives for the U.S market and tie together global strategy for non-U.S. markets.  The successful candidate will have a history of successful experience in medical device strategic reimbursement and market access, facility and physician reimbursement in a variety of settings, US health and payment policy and payer relations with public and private payers. Prior collaboration with societies, AMA CPT, government affairs and trade associations is a plus.  Outstanding communication skills are required, with the ability to assess, create and convey complex reimbursement strategies to senior management, customers, physicians, medical societies, trade associations, payers and payer intermediaries. 


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the development of global HEMA strategies for the Interventional Oncology franchise (TheraSphere, ablative therapies, and adjacent products). 
  • Lead execution of HEMA commercial strategies in the US and support implementation in global markets.
  • Proactively identify reimbursement pathways for portfolio pipeline (coding/coverage/payment). 
  • Monitor and proactively influence health policy developments that impact reimbursement of BSC products. 
  • Provide strategic input to portfolio and business development teams, to ensure global health economics and reimbursement needs are incorporated into product development plans.
  • Participate in evidence planning to identify health economics research needs. Collaborate with health economics and clinical colleagues, to advance HE research in support of economic value propositions.
  • Direct tactical initiatives for achieving HEMA strategic objectives (e.g., preparation of economic and coverage dossiers for payer negotiations, new code applications, clinical trial reimbursement, customer reimbursement support, and data analytics).
  • Build relationships and effectively communicate with professional societies, policy makers (CMS), industry working groups (AdvaMed, MDMA), hospitals, KOL physicians and commercial payers. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in the development and communication of economic value messages to support product adoption.
  • Identify opportunities for HEMA data analytics, in support of the Interventional Oncology franchise (e.g. market assessments, forecasting, pricing strategies and RWD/RWE analyses).
  • Deliver internal training to sales, marketing, clinical, regulatory, and legal colleagues to increase awareness and understanding of health economics and reimbursement competencies and their role in supporting a product’s success.
  • Direct and supervise staff as necessary to implement the above strategic and tactical initiatives.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 7 years working in the medical industry, including experience guiding HEMA strategies for a Class II or Class III medical device manufacturer.
  • Experience working in the oncology field, particularly solid soft tissue tumors. 
  • Extensive knowledge of evolving US health care policy and payment systems, including hospital and physician reimbursement. Familiar with global market access requirements.
  • Ability to communicate complex health policy and financial information to diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Strong business acumen and experience working with various internal business partners (including Sales, Sales Training, Marketing, and Clinical).
  • Strong analytical skills and familiarity with US claims data, payer policies, HTA and benefit management intermediaries.

Preferred qualifications:

  • An advanced degree such as an MS, MPH, MBA, MPH, MHA in health policy, health economics, healthcare administration, health services research, or similar discipline. 
  • Previous experience with novel and new technology reimbursement pathways, particularly device.   
  • Experience working with functional and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to make effective decisions independently and work effectively in fast-paced matrixed environment with minimal supervision.
  • Previous people management or matrix management experience in the health economics and market access field.
  • Previous experience liaising HEMA efforts across global markets. 
  • Experience with health policy development and Federal rule making processes (e.g. CMS).
  • Ability to train sales team members both individually and in group settings in the use of economic tools such as calculators, presentations, and messaging in a compliant manner.
     

 

 

Requisition ID: 543566

 

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

 

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

 

Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.


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