Watson Health - Deputy Chief Health Officer - Oncology

Bethesda, MD
Mar 14, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Executive, Chief
Full Time
We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society and even the workplace-by creating professions that didn't exist before the emergence of data, cloud, social and mobile. IBM Watson Health is a leader in this transformation and just the place to define and develop your career. Ready to change the way the world works? IBM Watson uses Cognitive Computing to tackle some of humanity's most challenging problems - like revolutionizing how doctors research cancer or transforming how Life Science businesses research and develop their products. Join us and discover what you can make of this moment. The Deputy Chief Health Officer - Oncology will provide clinical leadership in the design and development of solutions and engagement with key stakeholders to support meaningful use of Watson Health Oncology solutions. He/she will engage with key stakeholders and institutions across the healthcare continuum and build relationships with potential clients to advocate the use of innovative informatics and technology within the sphere of Oncology. The Deputy will ensure excellence in customer relationships by communicating needs from clinicians to technology leads and vice versa to deliver solutions aligned with client's organizational objectives. In addition, the Deputy will provide clinical expertise to the Watson Health's research and publication work. He/she will support compliance with accrediting and certifying bodies and federal, state and local agencies. The Deputy will collaborate with the Chief Health Officer and other Deputies, Business Leads, Strategy, Product Offering Leads, Go-to-Market Leads, and Quality Management team. This SME has responsibilities in three overarching areas; Develop Product Insights : * Provide broad and strategic oncology expertise to offering management and innovation teams to inform high value solution development/improvements and intuitive, seamless workflow design. * Collaborate among quality management and product offerings teams to ensure quality and safety of solutions. Execute Client Opportunity: * Provide broad life science/biotech expertise for key customer engagements during use case definition and solution design and implementation. * Facilitate opportunities of collaborations by brokering trust and understanding among key industry stakeholders. Engage External Market and IBM Network Externally : * Engage with key health/healthcare stakeholders (eg, KOLs, life science assoc., government, policy organizations, etc.) to inform and shape cognitive health marketplace and represent IBM Watson Health point of view. * Develop publication strategy (especially for top tier professional journals), including clinical trials/health services research strategy, to demonstrate effectiveness, guide innovation, and support go-to-market efforts; * Collaborate with corporate citizenship organization to drive and execute on Watson Health mission for underserved, needy, global communities. Internally: * Engage clinical professionals across IBM to foster a strong network and community and harness clinical expertise to individually and collectively fuel Watson Health/IBM Healthcare innovation and go-to-market efforts * Help establish and communicate Watson Health mission and develop shared language within IBM network* Two or more years in medical practice post residency; contemporary clinician who understands major trends in health IT / oncology and broad understanding of industry workflow * Five or more years of experience working in industry outside of a clinical setting in a variety of roles * Broad understanding the functions involved in the end to end development, approval, and commercialization of a health IT product * Has strong business mindset and 3 or more years of industry experience outside of clinical setting * Strategic and innovative thinker with 2 or more years of experience in business development/consultative sales/sales support * Experience in informing design and development of innovative healthcare / oncology solutions using technology, data, and new models of care * Strong leadership, team building and people skills * Leader, visionary, consensus builder, innovative, effective, ethical Position Location: Boston preferred. Chicago, New York, San Francisco Required Technical and Professional Expertise * MD or DO required * At least 5 years experience working in a life science company in a variety of roles * At least 3 years experience working in senior clinical role in healthcare industry or health IT setting * At least 2 years experience in business development/consultative sales/sales support Preferred Tech and Prof Experience * At least 2 years experience in medical practice post residency * At least 10 years experience working in a healthcare company in a variety of roles * At least 4 years experience working in senior clinical role in healthcare industry or health IT setting * At least 4 years experience in business development/consultative sales/sales support