Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Regional Medical Specialist Manager - West, Oncology

US-CO-Denver | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Los Angeles
1 month ago
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Western US


The Regional Medical Specialist Manager functions as a field-based member within the Medical Affairs section of the Oncology Business Unit. The primary job of the RMS Manager is to set the strategic direction of the RMS team by supporting corporate and business unit goals and exhibiting vision and leadership through strategic thinking and results-oriented coaching.


This regional position requires 50-60% field travel. The majority of travel is within a defined geographic region, but additional travel is required for other educational or corporate meetings.


The location can be anywhere in the Western US. 


1)    Personnel Management and Employee Development

a)    Recruiting and Hiring

i)      Recruits, interviews and hires quality professionals that meet team and corporate needs

b)    Coaching and Developing

i)      Motivates employees by creating conditions for continuous development

ii)     Helps RMS to define and achieve personal and professional goals

iii)    Provides continuous evaluation of RMS developmental plan and coaches around identified needs

iv)   Utilizes coaching in career planning and promotion discussions

v)    Reinforces new employee training

c)    Managing and Measuring Performance

i)      Monitors ongoing progress of focus accounts with individual employees

ii)     Manages the evolution of the RMS role in their support of the sales team 

iii)    Travels with RMS to evaluate and coach their performance in the field

iv)   Develops/assesses metrics and analyzes impact of RMS interventions

v)    Works with HR to develop and communicate action plan as needed


2)    Business Unit Alignment

a)    Leadership and Project Management

i)      Ensure alignment with business unit strategic initiatives and accountability for Medical Affairs’ business plan goals

ii)     Demonstrate and acknowledge value of an individual/team

iii)    Provide clear direction with specific goals/objectives

iv)   Build team synergy within and across teams

b)    Organizational Impact

i)      Administer company policy/procedures fairly and consistently

ii)     Monitor budget and expense reports

iii)    Plan and conduct motivational meetings

iv)   Assist in strategizing/problem-solving issues related to the Medical Services department, the RMS team, field team and/or customers

v)    Foster high performing working relationships with other Myriad departments

vi)   Work with existing professional organizations as required


  1. Meets minimum education and experience requirements:
    1. Five (5) years experience in healthcare, sales or academic environment; genetics or oncology experience preferred
    2. Two (2) years experience in personnel management preferred
    3. Bachelors Degree required; Masters Degree preferred
    4. Experience interacting with health care providers
    5. Project management and organizational skills

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

About Our Company

Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics.  Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs.  Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives:  maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets.  For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website:


Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.


Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.


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