Internships

Atossa Genetics is a women’s healthcare company specializing in the development of proprietary medical devices and laboratory services to stratify, assess, profile, and monitor the breast health in patients.

We accept enthusiastic, high quality undergraduate or graduate students interested in learning the industry as interns. Stipend may be awarded depending on the skills and experiences. Please send your resume and contact information for two references to internship@atossagenetics.com.

Current Opportunities

 

MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON

The position will work with Medical Director to utilize clinical knowledge to influence targeted health care professionals to appropriately increase recognition, diagnosis and treatment rates within the Breast Health marketed disease state. This position will also develop and enhance professional relationships with medical leaders, this includes those involved in non-clinical and clinical research. As well as providing medical information through scientific exchange in a fair-balanced manner and provide general clinical and scientific support.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Servicing OB/GYN offices, general practitioners, family practitioners, and mammography/breast centers with a new Nipple Aspirate Fluid (NAF) Collection device
  • Establish long-term medical-scientific relationships with key though leaders and with related major medical associations
  • Available to travel and train practitioners and their staff on the device and collection process
  • Identify new potential clients working through existing practitioners
  • Provide appropriate scientific, clinical and educational support for internal and external clients
  • Offer clinical guidance and best practice related to the collection process
  • Certify clients when training of collection process is completed using provided documentation
  • May represent the company at specific continuing education events, programs, medical meetings, and conventions.

Education, Experience and/or Skills Required

  • Medical/scientific background (RN, MA, PA, RNA, NP, PharmD) required
  • 2-5 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Industry
  • Proven expertise in training and clinical education
  • Ability to understand and explain new medical concepts

To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@atossagenetics.com.

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, MEDICAL AFFAIRS (OPERATIONS)

The Associate Director, Medical Affairs will provide scientific/medical support for compounds in mostly later stages of clinical development. He/she will be responsible for the operations of Atossa Genetics sponsored medical affairs trials and will assist in the evaluation of investigator-initiated trials.  This individual will support the design and implementation of an integrated medical plan, inclusive a publication plan. Medical Field support to the commercial function, especially during product launches, is essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages the operational implementation for post-approval and peri-approval studies with Atossa’s products and lab services, including logistics.
  • Presents at Advisory Boards, Investigator meetings, Office- or University-based practices, Hospital Administrator & Nursing Meetings and Patient Advocacy Groups.
  • Drives agenda and content development for Medical Advisory boards for Atossa’s products.
  • Identifies, develops and maintains relationships with thought leaders. Collaborates with thought leaders (KOLs) to develop clinical therapeutic concepts that warrant additional study.
  • Shapes and helps drive the content and messaging of the Medical function at major scientific meetings;
  • Provides medical components to Sales Training when required.
  • Leads scientific and medical reviews for Atossa’s Investigator Sponsored Studies program.
  • Provides scientific input into manuscripts, abstracts and slide shows for presentation at scientific meetings.
  • Ensures medical and scientific accuracy in publication planning process, including review of abstracts, posters, manuscripts for publication and scientific symposia presentations.
  • Reviews draft Promotional pieces for accuracy and label compliance.

Education, Experience and/or Skills Required

  • Advanced degree, MBA, RPh, MS, MSN or PharmD preferred, with at least undergraduate in life sciences or nursing
  • 5-12 years of pharmaceutical development, medical affairs and/or marketing experience
  • Experience in Women’s Health and/or Oncology and/or preventive healthcare strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentations to large groups, and attention to detail with ability to understand, interpret, criticize, and explain clinical data.
  • Good understanding of medical affairs and the compliance issues concerning medical affairs functions
  • Proven ability to “partner” with the commercial organization.
  • Experience in promotional medical education (advisory boards, KOL advocacy development, publication planning, etc.)
  • Ability to improvise whenever the unexpected occurs.
  • Must have quantifiable results in identifying business opportunities, developing a strategic plan, gaining buy-in and driving execution to capture those opportunities.

To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@atossagenetics.com

 

SENIOR QUALITY/REGULATORY AFFAIRS TECHNICIAN

Under the direction of the Manager, Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs, this position will provide Quality System and Regulatory Affairs support and guidance to the Operations, Engineering, QA/RA, Clinical and Sales teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reviews work for inclusion in complaints, Medical Device Reports (MDRs), adverse events and audits and assists in the management of actions and tasks which support these activities.
  • Assists and participates in corrective and preventive actions (CAPA)-related activities.
  • Assists and handles document control activities.  Administrator of electronic document management system for clinical laboratory.
  • Communicates issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and provides recommended improvements to responsible functional areas.
  • Assists in the ECO/DCO process, Label Reviews
  • Periodically reviews the suitability and effectiveness of the quality system with management. Analyzes data from various sources (including, but not limited to: Non-Conformances, Complaints, etc.) to support decision-making and effective corrective/preventive actions.
  • Assists in maintaining documentation associated from nonconformance’s, complaints, audits etc. to ensure documents for the QMS are properly maintained
  • Recommends and/or supports projects for improvements to the Quality System.
  • Assists functional groups during FDA Inspections, ISO audits etc. to provide objective evidence required during those activities
  • Ability to communicate and/or liaison effectively with various regulatory bodies (FDA, ISO, NRTL etc.)

Education, Experience and/or Skills Required

  • AAS in engineering/business or science related area or equivalent experience in a medical device and clinical laboratory environment.
  • 2-5 years of relevant medical device industry experience with Class I, II, and III devices, 2-5 years experience in clinical laboratory environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Quality concepts, regulatory compliance requirements and tools including ISO 13485:2003, FDA QSRs, Medical Device Directives, Canadian Medical Device Regulations, etc.
  • Familiar with clinical laboratory regulatory agency (e.g. CAP, WS DOH/CLIA, ISO 15189) requirements
  • Completely proficient in product & process development concepts, including change control and risk management.
  • Applies organizational and technical knowledge to move teams through issues.
  • Problem solving abilities applying statistical techniques to address issues and investigations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to communicate technical information. Must be fluent in English
  • ASQ Certification or similar preferred, MT, MLT, CT (ASCP) certification a plus.
  • Knowledgeable of MS Office to include Word, PowerPoint & Excel – knowledgeable of creating charts, graphs and statistical analyses.

To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@atossagenetics.com

 

SALES ACCOUNT SPECIALIST, LABORATORY SERVICES

This position will work with the SVP, Sales & Marketing to increase sales revenue by promoting lab tests to a physician customer base.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Market the Company’s pharmacogenomic and women’s health laboratory services to general practitioners (MD, DO, ND), physicians, family practice, OB/GYN and breast centers within the geographic marketplace of  assigned area
  • Meet with a  minimum of 45 physicians weekly marketing laboratory pharmacogenomics services
  • Complete monthly reports with format to be determined by manager
  • Attend weekly meetings discussing strategies, success, and challenges
  • Train, with Medical Director oversight, clinicians on sample collection guidelines
  • Ensure proper documentation completed when setting up new customer accounts
  • Provide weekly and monthly forecasts
  • Work with assigned Clinical Liaison in territory as needed
  • Input customer meeting notes into company CRM system (SalesForce)
  • Manage sales operations within assigned territory
  • Prospect leads to expand sales  using purchased database
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect’s need for our products and services
  • Develop and utilize presentation skills to successfully position our products
  • Provide customer with product literature and have the ability to discuss the points that are most relevant to customer’s situation

Education, Experience and/or Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in full cycle sales
  • Solid sales presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven track record of success in meeting assigned sales quotas
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Ability to self-manage
  • Proficiency using a CRM system
  • Excellent customer service skills

To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@atossagenetics.com