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Medical Reviewer at Pharmaceutical Company in Massachusetts, Massachusetts, United States —

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Pharmaceutical Company
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts, United States
  • 12/7/19

Job ID: 60452

Job Description

This position ensures that consistent, timely, and focused medical review for safety cases is conducted according to regulatory and departmental timelines at the individual level, and facilitates timely discussion and communication of information related to safety signal evaluation. 

Completes assessment and medical review of post-marketing and/or clinical trial adverse event reports within regulatory and departmental timelines 


o Ensures adequacy of recording, summarization, and handling of adverse events for marketed and developmental products 

o Assesses seriousness and expectedness for reported adverse events 

o Assesses company causality for relevant adverse events 

o Ensures accurate coding of adverse events and serving as a resource to the medical coding staff 

• Ensures due diligence in characterizing adverse events 

• Authors analyses of similar events for select serious adverse reactions 

• Monitors global case review activities to ensure adequate timeliness of medical review 

Liaises with program & product physicians to ensure consistency in approach to medical review as well as ensure focused oversight on critical areas related to ongoing safety analyses 

Conduct oversight activities of global case medical review quality 

Provides consultation for medically related questions from participating vendors, affiliates, etc.


Participate in inspection readiness activities and regulatory inspections

• Provides training on medical topics to the global case management team

• Participates in operational excellence initiatives

Compliance with corporate and department SOPs and conventions while maintaining a working knowledge of global safety guidelines and regulations.

• Safety monitoring of marketed or investigational products and adherence to safety regulations worldwide.

The quality of the data collected directly impacts the company's understanding of the drug safety profile.

• Assessment of Risk/Benefit relationship is crucial to any product’s success.

• Adherence to pre-determined timelines has a direct impact on regulatory Compliance.

• Act decisively on time sensitive issues while adhering to regulations and department SOPs.

• Demonstrate strong ability to prioritize.


 • Demonstrate a high level of global understanding of SABR processes from Initial Data Intake to Distribution.

• Solid understanding of worldwide post-marketing and clinical trial adverse event regulations.

• Strong ability to understand and evaluate technical, scientific and medical information.

• Initiate collaboration with staff members to create an effective team environment.

• Demonstrate excellent communication skills.

• Good computer skills and ability to learn new systems as they are implemented

• Ability to interact effectively with global staff of multiple disciplines within the company.

• Working knowledge of cGCP and GVP regulations, 21CFR Part 11, MedDRA and HIPAA.


• Graduate of a recognized, accredited medical school.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a drug safety surveillance setting within the pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical industry or in a clinical setting.


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