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United Therapeutics Regional Transplant Center and OPO Liaison in New York, New York

The Job Details are as follows:

What we do

United Therapeutics Corporation focuses on the strength of a balanced, value-creating biotechnology model. We are confident in our future thanks to our fundamental attributes, namely our commitment to quality and innovation, the power of our brands, our entrepreneurial culture and our bioinformatics leadership. We also believe that our determination to be responsible citizens — having a positive impact on patients, the environment and society — will sustain our success in the long term.

We currently have five approved products on the market and a long-term mission of providing an unlimited supply of transplantable organs for those who need them.

Our company was founded by an entrepreneur whose daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. She sought to find treatment options and a cure for her daughter and patients like her. We are founder-led, and relentless in our pursuit of “medicines for life”. We continue to research and develop treatments for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, pediatric cancers and other orphan diseases.

How you’ll contribute

Our Lung Bioengineering (LBE) facility is currently seeking a Regional Transplant Center (TXC) and Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Liaison to support eastern US operations. In this role remote-based position, you will support LBE’s mission to be the most trusted provider of centralized ex vivo organ perfusion services, while supporting innovative research to significantly increase the national availability of transplantable organs. Your primary focus will be to establish and maintain relationships with, as well as training, various stakeholders at TXCs and OPOs within LBE’s service range and increase the use of our Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) technology regionally.

  • Collaborate with key decision-makers of TXC partners/prospective partners and OPOs to educate on LBE service model, EVLP device, and overall value proposition

  • Train medical professionals on LBE service model and EVLP device

  • Ensure timely post-EVLP procedure communications with TXCs to debrief and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Plan and conduct regular visits to TXCs to maintain relationships, provide support and identify opportunities for process improvements

  • Identify ongoing needs for TXC and OPO partners and develop content to create communications tools/other solutions to address these needs

  • Work with Lung Bioengineering clinical leadership to communicate new and ongoing initiatives to OPOs and transplant centers

  • Develop expertise on lung transplant landscape in US and Lung Bioengineering’s EVLP services to LBE leadership to support strategic decisions

  • Liaison between TXC and EVLP Specialists to address clinical/technical questions

  • Identify local ACIN qualified surgeon resource which may independently contract with LBE for lung explant procedures

  • Maintain a detailed CRM on clients and life cycle management

  • Work with creative agencies to deliver tactics in a timely manner on budget on an ongoing basis

  • Work with UT’s payer/reimbursement group to communicate EVLP strategies

  • Establish and maintain relationships with current and future thought leaders

  • Represent and support organizational efforts at transplant conferences, meetings, and symposia and report key information back to relevant internal stakeholders

  • Adhere to internal standard processes and comply with regulatory and compliance requirements

  • Perform other duties as assigned

For this role you will need

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Scientific or Clinical field or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of experience working as an organ procurement coordinator, thoracic transplant coordinator, thoracic transplant device sales, or a thoracic transplant medical science liaison/scientist

  • Demonstrated experience building and maintaining relationships with TXCs and/or OPOs

  • Demonstrated experience training physicians in the transplant or cardiothoracic space

  • Proficiency in OPO processes

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to travel up to 60%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Procurement Transplant Coordinator (CPTC)

  • Clinician and scientific acumen in thoracic surgery and/or thoracic transplant procedures

  • Familiar with UNOS policies and procedures regarding lung allocation, procurement, donor management, and data reporting

  • Familiar with transplant reimbursement process and policies

  • Previous experience with EVLP devices

  • Previous experience with Veeva as a CRM or PRB tool

  • Ability to forecast, maintain a robust CRM, and analytical skills to review TXC data and dashboards

Life as a Unitherian

At United Therapeutics, you’ll realize quickly that it is not an ordinary place to work! When you join our company, you will learn, grow, contribute, have fun, and be challenged... all while making a difference in the lives of our patients.

United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

We strive to be an organization that engages the minds, hearts, and most spirited efforts of each of our employees. Our sense of purpose transforms what we do from work into mission, occupation into vocation and achievement into success.

We challenge our employees with innovative and revolutionary projects, offer an environment which fosters high-level job performance and provide a highly competitive total rewards package. This is what makes United Therapeutics a stimulating place to work.

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