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EyePoint Pharmaceuticals
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
26 days ago
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
26 days ago

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Ophthalmology Key Account Manager-Atlanta, GA

Job LocationsUS-Field
Job ID2022-1289

Overview

See Your Future with EyePoint Pharmaceuticals

We are proud to be named a winner of the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award, which recognizes the most innovative, fastest-growing companies in North America. We’re challenging the status quo in bio tech with a singular focus on vision-saving medications delivered through best-in-class proprietary pharmaceutical technologies and unique internal manufacturing capabilities to transform ocular drug delivery.

Our unique culture fosters a science-based entrepreneurial environment, with a collaborative, team-focused approach that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Our team’s wellbeing is paramount, which is why we offer comprehensive and highly competitive benefits.

For self-motivated leaders that are passionate about bio pharmaceuticals and ready to make a difference in the lives of patients, EyePoint Pharmaceuticals is a place you can be a catalyst for change and accelerate your career. If you share our vision for preventing blindness and have a passion for bio tech and disruptive change to improve patient care, review the requirements of this opportunity and apply today!

The Key Account Manager (KAM) is responsible for the successful promotion of approved products within EyePoint Pharmaceutical’s pipeline and helping define EyePoint as a leader within the ophthalmology community. This is done through development of long-term relationships with key Retina and Uveitis Specialists. The position will also be responsible for implementing short-and long-term business initiatives to ensure product access within specified geographies. The KAM is responsible for product positioning and formulary contracting where necessary, to obtain patient access within targeted accounts. Successful performance will include ensuring fair and consistent payment and removing barriers in the overall reimbursement process. 

This position is responsible for daily face to face customer communications with a variety of customers to include; physicians (Retina and Uveitis specialists), nurses, techs, administrators, and billing staff. Serves as an expert in payer reimbursement policies and provides support to facilitate appropriate patient and provider access and utilization of services to ensure their access to care. The KAM promotes collaboration with the various members of field sales team and EyePoint’s support teams (Sales, Customer Relations, HUB, and Medical Affairs) to achieve payer and provider strategic business goals.

This person will be based in Atlanta, GA.  They will cover NC-Charlotte Metro, SC, GA, MS and AL.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Individual responsibilities

  • Utilize Active Account Planning to execute on Business Plans for each assigned Account. Development of the Account Business plans requires an intimate knowledge of the customer and market influences affecting their business.
  • Work closely with EyePoint’s Sales Leadership to appropriately support health care providers with their access and reimbursement needs.
  • Leverages a deep understanding of each customer’s business processes and environment and actively engages them with the intention of gaining unrestricted formulary access to achieve performance goals.
  • Report progress in assigned accounts through business plan updates to EyePoint leadership.
  • Provide outreach and networking with state/local providers, patient and healthcare systems advocacy organizations.
  • Develop sustainable corporate relationship that will allow for continued growth of current and future products.
  • Understand and be able to help providers with reimbursement issues within commercial and private payers:
    • Commercial Managed Care (Regional Plans)
    • Medicaid (Fee for Service, Managed Care Organizations)
    • Medicare (Part D; Carriers)
    • Veteran’s Administration (VISNs)
    • TRICARE Regional Offices
    • Specialty Pharmacy & Pharmacy Benefit Managers
    • Advocacy, consumer, provider and treatment systems groups
    • On behalf of EyePoint, promote EyePoint’s product(s) via live interactions with assigned HCP targets,
  • Develop short and long-term business plans for regional and local accounts that address corporate and brand initiatives and goals.
  • Monitor progress in accounts and modify and update action plans as appropriate (monitor customer contacts, plan execution, value, volume growth, and market share).
  • Develop a strong alliance with field-based colleagues to ensure the appropriate level of cross-functional support for customers within a defined geography and for developing and executing pull-through strategies.
  • Effectively implement and manage all programs as directed by EyePoint leadership.
  • Identify and allocate appropriate resources; track results over time and adjust priorities and resources as customers and markets change during the performance period. 


Requirements

Qualifications

Primary skills and knowledge required include, but are not limited to the following:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Clinical selling track record in the ophthalmology space, specifically the Retina and Uveitis space.
  • Knowledge of private payer, Medicare and Medicaid structure systems, and reimbursement process.
  • Technical knowledge of health care reimbursement from a patient and provider perspective (miscellaneous J codes, billing coding, appeals process).
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of AdvaMed Guidelines.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret regulation and legislation.
  • Clear, articulate and grammatically sound speech and professional demeanor.
  • Strong focus on providing customers with superior support and service.
  • Ability to learn, understand and communicate complex information.
  • Ability to effectively discover and address account needs with compelling messages and solutions.
  • Ability to train physicians and other healthcare professionals with confidence and expertise in an office procedural environment.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong rapport building skills and active listening skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with quick, flexible assessment of situations and implementation of decisions.
  • Demonstrated teamwork ability with high emotional intelligence in managing multiple business initiatives and cross-functional relationships.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate complex technical/medical terminology and to maintain the required technical expertise including competitive product knowledge.
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude and working proficiency in using iPad and working proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be able to successfully complete EyePoint training and meet training expectations in order to proceed to servicing EyePoint’s customers within the parameters of the program.
  • Ability to drive to assigned targets within the territory using own automobile.
  • Ability to travel to work related meetings and functions as needed up to 60%

Preferred:

  • Retina Experience
  • Institutional Selling
  • Breath of ophthalmology selling experience to include pharmaceutical, device, and surgical
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant Certification (CCOA)
  • Buy and Bill Selling Experience

Level of Education Required:  Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) from a four-year accredited college or university

Number of Years of Experience in the Function and in the Industry:

  • 5+ years of Territory Experience with 3+ years actively managing or working within the Ophthalmology space.
  • Experience promoting to Ophthalmologists.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in: pharmaceutical or managed care industry reimbursement space including provider site reimbursement interactions

We are an ophthalmology focused company committed to developing and commercializing innovative ophthalmic products in indications with high unmet medical need to improve the lives of patients with serious eye disorders.

EyePoint Company Values include:

  • Success begins with our People – our employees are valued, relied upon and key to our company’s success
  • Patient First – above all, we dedicate our skills, actions & resources to achieve quality outcomes for our patients
  • Integrity– we are always honest, open, ethical and fair
  • Results-Driven– we are decisive and act with a sense of urgency against clear and aggressive goals
  • Innovation – we strive for continuous improvement through thoughtful risk-taking
  • Team Focus– we work and communicate in a collaborative, respectful and inclusive fashion
  • Diversity & Inclusion - We commit to diversity in our staff and embrace inclusion and acceptance of others without bias

EyePoint Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 64493136
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia, United States
    Remote From Atlanta, United States
  • Position Title: Ophthalmology Key Account Manager - Atlanta
  • Company Name For Job: EyePoint Pharmaceuticals
  • Job Function: Sales,
    Sales & Management,
    Science / Sales
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 50-75%

See Your Future with EyePoint Pharmaceuticals We are proud to be named a winner of the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award, which recognizes the most innovative, fastest-growing companies in North America. We’re challenging the status quo in bio tech with a singular focus on vision-saving medications delivered through best-in-class proprietary pharmaceutical technologies and unique internal manufacturing capabilities to transform ocular drug delivery. Our unique culture fosters a science-based entrepreneurial envi...

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