Baxter’s Clinical and Medical Affairs function plays an important role in the licensing and marketing of Baxter products worldwide. Responsible for designing, conducting and reporting on clinical studies (clinical studies are only a part of what Medical Affairs and Clinical Affairs does) for new and currently licensed Baxter products, the function is composed of:
The medical and clinical expertise required in the Clinical and Medical Affairs function can lead to continued growth and advancement throughout the organization. From positions specializing in intravenous (IV) solutions, parenteral nutrition, renal therapy, hemophilia treatment and plasma proteins, to critical care and infectious disease, Baxter clinical and medical affairs professionals have a variety of opportunities to make a positive impact on the advancement of patient care worldwide.
As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care. Clinical and medical affairs professionals have an opportunity to work as part of a global, cross-functional team to make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients with hemophilia, immune disorders, kidney disease and other chronic and acute conditions.
Clinical and medical affairs professionals at Baxter interact with a range of functional areas across the company, including Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance, Research and Development, and Marketing. Baxter’s emphasis on innovation and new product development creates an ever-growing array of opportunities in which clinical and medical affairs professionals play an integral role.
The successful clinical and medical affairs professional at Baxter must have a strong clinical background with an interest in the healthcare industry. Baxter looks for talented and driven professionals with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a team-oriented mindset. While all clinical and medical affairs positions require a bachelor’s degree, some roles require advanced degrees in nursing and medicine.