Intern, Lunar Medical Affairs

Guardant Health, Inc. Redwood City , CA 94063

Posted 2 months ago

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360 and GuardantOMNI tests for advanced stage cancer patients and LUNAR assay for research use and for use in prospective clinical trials. In parallel, Guardant Health is actively exploring the performance of the LUNAR assay in initial studies related to screening and early detection in asymptomatic individuals.

Guardant Health is a molecular diagnostics company is focused on building minimally invasive blood-based tools to aid in the managment and treatment of patients with cancer. To help identify cancer at the earliest stages, we are developing blood-based tests that seek to increase screening rates and overcome the technical and clinical challenges of existing screening methods. We are leveraging data from tens of thousands of patients with cancer to develop tests with high sensitivity and specificity for the early detection of cancer in screen-eligible, asymptomatic individuals and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer.

A major goal of the LUNAR Medical Affairs program is to educate leading physicians, policy makers, physician groups, and advocacy groups on the clinical value of Guardant Health's early detection program, specifically related to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and the unmet clinical need in CRC screening that can be addressed by a blood-based screening test. The role of the Intern, LUNAR Medical Affairs will be to support the development of key resources to support this goal.

The Intern, LUNAR Medical Affairs will have the opportunity to translate data from research projects and disseminate key information through publications and presentations and to support commercial operations, marketing, and managed care; educate and train the field teams (sales, medical affairs, managed care) and to be involved in the education and development of key influences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Critically review data from new publications and research findings to develop educational tools (publicaitons/presentation, etc)

  • Support development of oral presentations, data reviews, and interactive education events for KOLs, also known as "deep dive" or "VIP" visits to Guardant Health.

  • Synopsize and educate key personnel regarding emerging abstracts and publications relevant to CRC screening

  • Assist the Sr. Director, Medical Affairs, LUNAR in agenda planning and meeting facilitation of Clinical Advisory Board(s).

  • Participate in medical updates, scientific presentations, journal clubs, teleconferences, and meetings as requested.

  • Engage in focus groups, PR events, working meetings, and scientific forums.

Education/Experience (Required)

  • Individuals enrolled in or completed an undergraduate and graduate program in a scientific field of study are encouraged to apply

  • Interested in a career in the sciences, health care, or clinical trials

Technical Skills (Required)

  • Intermediate-to-advanced knowledge of the following computer software programs: Microsoft Office: Powerpoint, Excel, and Word

  • Ability to work independently while maintaining a strong teamwork ethic.

  • Multi-dimensional in abilities to work on simultaneous tasks and work cross-team.

  • Self-directed, intrinsically motivated, flexible to changes in an ever changing dynamic environment.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, good attention to detail, time management skills, and personal initiative.

  • Excellent proofreading skills, with the ability to proof for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting of documents.

Work Environment:

Requires the ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously, work in high-paced, high-energy environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Requires the ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously, work in high-paced, high-energy environment.

Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

To learn more about the information collected when you apply for a position at Guardant Health, Inc. and how it is used, please review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants.


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