Medical Director - Oncology
Phoenix, AZ 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Job Overview:

Reporting to the Executive Medical Director and/or Sr. Medical Director, the primary role of the incumbent will be to serve as a physician providing medical deliveryservices andsubject matter and drug development expertise. He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the Associate Medical Director will play a key role in client relations and business development representing Covance by Labcorp in proposals and industry meetings as needed. This is a remote home-based role with travel (US and Global) as needed.

Company Focus

  • Participates in process improvement activities across Company

Client Relationship & Business Development Activities

  • May partner with GCO to develop new and enhance existing client relationships where possible
  • May present medical/scientific capabilities to clients as a participant of a proposal team
  • Under direction of Supervisor, performs site/investigator feasibility, builds relationships with investigators to support optimal recruiting and conduct of trials

Therapeutic and Scientific Expertise

  • Serves as regional project physician (regional medical monitor) or lead physician (lead medical monitor)
  • Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements across the Company
  • Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of drug development and good clinical practice guidelines
  • Proactively identifies process and implementation issues/gaps needing attention/remediation, and manages their effective escalation and participates in the resolution.
  • Performs medical data review - Reviews laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed
  • Develops, reviews and revises protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications
  • Prepares materials for investigator meetings
  • Actively participates in investigator meetings
  • Provides medical/scientific expertise to project teams
  • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects
  • Interacts with inter-departmental and external consultants as appropriate
  • Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals
  • Participates in project risk assessment activities

  • MD degree
  • MD with residency completion or equivalent post graduate training preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant experience
  • Knowledge of drug development and clinical research experience within the pharmaceutical/CRO industry in Oncology clinical development

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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