We are seeking a Senior Director of Precision Medicine to join our team in a remote work from home role.
The Sr. Director of Precision Medicine will develop and execute a comprehensive precision medicine program for the entire US Oncology Network, comprised of: clinical initiatives to implement operational standards; leverage innovative technology such as decision support tools and building a database; vet third party lab vendors and prioritize relationships; also to create educational opportunities for community oncologists on appropriate molecular testing. The candidate will be responsible for understanding and managing precision medicine programs to set criteria for success, draft and implement plans to reach them, and address key barriers to adoption. Developing requirements for program management, workflow integration and technology needs will also be essential. This is a leadership role with ownership and accountability of precision medicine for The US Oncology Network and US Oncology Research.
This role is looking for a strong program leader who will deliver value to The US Oncology Network by running clinical programs, contributing to strategic planning, support initiatives lead by McKesson's data business and actively contribute to the evolving precision medicine strategy.
Lastly, this role also manages vendor relationships (such as lab vendors) and work in partnership with internal McKesson teams who will also support the program such as the technology team leading the EMR solution, and US Oncology Research. Close collaboration with key stakeholders in a highly matrixed environment is key to program success.
Precision Medicine content development and technology alignment
Direct the creation, cadence and process for updates, and maintenance of assigned disease specific biomarker order guides in conjunction with physician executives (e.g., President, CSO, CMO and ad hoc Network providers) on solid tumors and hematologic malignancies
Partner with clinical technology team to integrate molecular testing guidelines into relevant clinical decision support tools
Partner with clinical technology team and lab vendors to define requirements to get molecular test results returned to the EMR/CVP in structured fields
Ensure content and workflow are compelling to drive physician adoption and data entry
Provide subject matter expertise to teams across the specialty provider organization
Adoption management and execution
Develop comprehensive education and adoption plan to ensure widespread physician engagement
Accountable for addressing physician barriers and challenges related to limited test ordering, data entry, etc.
Responsible for developing a compelling performance scorecard and tools to manage the precision medicine program comprehensively
Works collaboratively with preferred lab vendor to deploy educational material, training programs and peer-to-peer reviews to enhance awareness and expand precision medicine awareness and adoption
Garners support from lab vendors for practice level (and in the future, perhaps Network level) molecular tumor boards
Evaluates outside vendors for technology support for molecular tumor boards
Research Alignment: Support research, pharmaceutical and lab partners in efforts to collaborate on molecular testing education and research programs for targeted drug therapy
Support US Oncology Research programs and align performance measures to ensure success; collaborate on research proposals and other initiatives that drive novel trials
Partner with others such as Chief Scientific Officer to enhance workflow and technology for clinical trial matching
Leadership and managerial oversight
Setting performance objectives for direct reports
Coordination and alignment with other managers regarding indirect reports contributing to precision medicine program
13+ years of professional experience and 6+ years of diversified leadership, planning, communication, organization, and people motivation skills (or equivalent experience).
5+ years experience with strategic program management and/or developing and executing business strategies (healthcare preferred)
5+ years experience with facilitation, negotiation, problem-solving and change management
Expert proficiency in business applications and communications through MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.
Experience with precision medicine programs and/or data analytics initiatives a strong plus
Enjoys working with technology teams to help support a program through technology
Strong oral, written and presentation skills with ability to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences
Superior ability to work in a self-directed manner while balancing a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and competing demands.
Expertise and demonstrated success in operational excellence and deployment of programs
Strong project management and execution skills including attention to detail and commitment to consistently meeting timelines and operating from a sense of urgency.
Demonstrated ability to lead multi-stakeholder projects, including client or customer-facing projects.
Ability to successfully navigate in a matrixed work environment
Success managing ongoing relationships, including primarily by remote communications (phone, email, web conference).
Leadership and management skills with experience working in a matrix organization
4-year degree of equivalent experience
General office demands.
Travel up to 30% to client sites, business partners and internal meetings.
Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position .
Salary Range (for Colorado Residents only)
$170,000-195,000 Annual Base Salary
Up to 25% Annual Bonus Opportunity
Discretionary Equity program
McKesson Total Rewards
McKesson believes superior performance - individual and team - that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation and benefits programs to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.
Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement
Other benefits, subject to elections, eligibility, and collective bargaining agreement terms: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), 401k and Stock Purchase Programs.
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
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Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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