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Patient Centricity Fellowship PInS

Company: Astellas
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas!

Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at

Astellas is announcing a Patient Centricity Fellowship Medical Intelligence & Patient Insights opportunity. This position is based in Northbrook, Illinois. Remote work from certain states may be permitted in accordance with Astellas' Responsible Flexibility Guidelines. Candidates interested in remote work are encouraged to apply.

The Patient Centricity PInS Fellow will report to Director (or above) in Patient Centricity PInS team and will be assigned to work with a PInS team member(s) on planning and execution of PInS projects(s)/initiative(s) with Medical and Development, Commercial, Regulatory, Rx+, Advanced Information & Analytics (AIA), and other departments. Fellow will be responsible for execution of projects and interactions with internal and external stakeholders as relevant to the projects. Fellow will use technical, medical, and scientific expertise gained from patient-centric approaches and other pharmaceutical industry training/experience to meet objectives. Toward that end, this role will require some knowledge of multiple areas of patient care and access to care including the ability to research and provide insights into areas such as epidemiology, patient journey, gathering of the patient perspective, digital health, Real-World Evidence (RWE) and others. PInS group focuses on patient driven solutions based on the real-world conditions of patients with a particular emphasis on behavioral science, digital/technology use, and utilization of Real-World Evidence (RWE).This role will support PInS projects conducted with/for internal Astellas customers across global enterprise.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
Fellow's responsibilities will include but not limited to:

* Gather patient and caregiver insights for the PInS projects
* Develop a deep understanding of patients, care partners, and other healthcare stakeholders' perspective to support business needs
* Collaborate with Astellas Rx+/Digital Health teams to utilize new technologies/wearables to better understand the context in which our patients live in the real-world environment
* Work closely with a newly developed Behavioral Science Consortium to integrate behavioral aspects of care from a patient and practitioner standpoint
* Collaborate closely with other Patient Centricity teams to align appropriate patient input for projects being evaluated
* Support aligning protocols and measured outcomes with patient expectations

Quantitative Dimensions:
Incumbent will interact with a wide range of departments and position levels, including but not limited to global staff in Medical and Development, Global/Regional Brand Team, Rx+, AIA, Market Access, and others. Position has direct impact on the company's ability to meet goals creating and delivering value to patients and their caregiver, ensuring delivery on VALUE Gene and CSP. Position challenges incumbent to manage multiple project goals and timelines. Incumbent must be able to work independently on PInS project(s) under minimal direction from a manager. Incumbent should be able to apply scientific/medical knowledge to assigned projects, and use working knowledge of relevant guidelines to assist in the success of projects and programs.

Organizational Context:
Position reports to a Director or above in the Patient Insights and Solutions (PInS) group within Patient Centricity Division. Entry level into the Patient Centricity and/or Medical Affairs

* PharmD or other advanced science degree. MBA beneficial;
* Typically 0-1 years previous industry or healthcare field related experience
* Ability to apply scientific and/or business knowledge to assigned projects
* Understands compliance concepts as they relate to performing immediate job functions
* Effective writing skills and oral presentation skills
* Ability to understand healthcare environment and apply concepts to perform job function
* Proficiency in Microsoft tools: PowerPoint, Excel

* PharmD or PhD in scientific discipline

* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
* Generous Paid Time Off options, including Vacation and Sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shut down
* 401(k) match and annual company contribution
* Company paid life insurance
* Referral bonus program
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Astellas, Arlington Heights , Patient Centricity Fellowship PInS, Other , Deerfield, Illinois

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