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1. Position offered

Title of position offered

Medical Advisor Syndromic Approach

Type of position offered

Clinical position

Description of position offered

• Empower labs to demonstrate the clinical and economic value of Biofire syndromic approach and the bioMerieux “solution based” approach to clinical medical diagnostic.
• Leverage health economics to lower healthcare costs & improve patient outcomes.
• Train and educate our business workforce to the medical value.
• The successful candidate will actively contribute to reaching the companies goals by giving medical input, planning and executing medical-scientific activities and establish liaison with external medicinal community.

This will include evaluating current institutional patient admission guidelines, emergency department throughput guidelines, treatment and patient care guidelines, and recommendations on improving these through the use of bioMérieux, and providing education on the clinical utility of FilmArray’s diagnostic product line to current and future customers. Adoption of recommended clinical pathways and providing medical outcome-based solutions are key to providing maximum customer value. Additionally, support of sales teams will be provided through clinically based training and education on utilization of diagnostic results. Furthermore, the Medical Advisor will work closely with Medical Affairs and could potentially facilitate the initiation of Health Economics and Outcomes Research studies that will further support the acceptance and adoption of FilmArray products.

• Act as a medical resource to the company to provide education to physicians and other hospital personnel on clinical pathways and clinical utility of Point of Impact/ Emergency /Critical care Diagnostic products :
- Promote / create awareness of bioMérieux products and services through product evaluations, or site visits.
- Focus areas of Emergency Medicine, ICU, Infection Prevention, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Laboratory, Patient admissions, Risk Management and Administration.
- Provide formal presentations as well as informal trainings.
- Facilitate intradepartmental communication to maximize patient solutions within institution.

• Represent the company via presentations to groups of experts, societies, regulatory bodies and at international meetings. Establish ongoing liaison with key opinion leaders, government officials, senior regulatory authority staff and healthcare organizations to gain acceptance and implementation of recommended clinical pathways at such sites.
- Assist in development of evaluation criteria at such sites evaluating bioMérieux solution.
- Assist in the initiation of Medical Outcome and Health-economic studies.
- Become a partner to National Health Department ensuring FilmArray reimbursement.

• Territory Management:
- train the dedicated BioFire Account Managers to Increase adoption of suggested clinical pathway(s) in existing customer base.
- Assist in the establishment of reimbursement for FilmArray products.
- Report client satisfaction and needs.
- Drive some medical education initiatives
- provide input into product development teams.

• Assist in field based training of bioMérieux Sales Teams.

Place of work city


Place of work

United Arab Emirates

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2. Professional experience required

Career level required

Executive (Director/Head of Department)

Medical speciality / field of interest

Clinical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Microbiology

Status of specialist training required

Accredited medical specialist

3. Qualification required

Qualification required

Training & Education :
• Medical Doctor Degree in Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, Clinical Microbiology from an accredited college or university would be ideal, or : PhD Pharmacist degree with knowledge in microbiology and significant experience in hospital.

Experience & Skills :

• Medical doctor with min 3-5 years of relevant working experience in hospital
• State of the art knowledge in Microbiology (antibioresistance…) –
• knowledge of all aspects of clinical diagnosis, and laboratory workflow is a plus
• Strong collaboration, documentation and presentation skills, demonstrated superior verbal, written, and presentation skills with all levels of staff
• Understanding of marketing principles and strategies
• Willingness to demonstrate medical value of our products in coordination with business workforce
• Knowledge of bioMérieux’ Emergency Medicine diagnostic products is a plus.
• Knowledge of National Health Department organization or National Reimbursement Pathway is a plus
• Market access experience is a plus.
• Demonstrated customer focus, integrity and relationship building skills, consensus building skills
• Proven track of published articles
• Excellency in written and spoken English.

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Skills first language


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4. Institution/company details

Description of institution/company

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for more than 50 years, bioMérieux is present in more than 150 countries through 42 subsidiaries and a large network of distributors. In 2017, revenues reached €2,288 billion with 90% of sales outside of France.
bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions (reagents, instruments, software) which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. Its products are used for diagnosing infectious diseases and providing high medical value results for cancer screening and monitoring acute medical conditions like kidney injury and cardiovascular emergencies.

Website of institution/company

Our institution / company is an ESCMID Collaborative Centre


Our institution is an accredited training centre









bioMérieux SA


Allée Louis Pasteur

City [State]

Marcy l'Etoile

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