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Danaher Corporation Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer in San Francisco, California

Wondering what’s within Beckman Coulter Diagnostics? Take a closer look.

At first glance, you will see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We are building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we are working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges!

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is an in vitro diagnostics operating company that is wholly owned by Danaher Corporation. Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is committed to delivering customers a comprehensive and industry leading portfolio of innovative new diagnostic products. The Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer , reports to the President, Beckman Coulter Diagnostics. This role will be USA-remote.

As a key member of the Senior Leadership team for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, t he SVP & CMO serves as a strategic leader who will direct a team of cross functional, multi-disciplinary seasoned professionals and stakeholders to accomplish actions and objectives in the support of product development, commercialization, and life cycle management.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Spearhead the development of innovative products and diagnostic assays to improve health in new markets and drive new-to-world technologies.

  • Lead a team that helps develop markets for new-to-world diagnostics solutions by engaging with physician specialties and hospital committees.

  • Serve as a primary subject matter expert to Beckman Coulter and pilot communication on behalf of Beckman to global regulatory authorities.

  • Lead medical risk assessments with senior management, review and advise on medical risk assessments for complaints, and update and create risk assessment documents related to potential product specific malfunctions.

  • Establish and maintain external academic, biopharma, and clinical expert relationships and keep abreast of medical and clinical best practices and innovative technologies and emerging biomarkers.

  • Develop key relationships with professional associations and foremost clinical experts to stay informed of existing and evolving industry standards and technologies, as well as interface with regulatory bodies regarding product discussions and questions.

  • Provide medical input to champion new product development teams as needed during the product development, ensuring achievement of quality standards and customer needs.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Medical degree (MD, DO, MBBS) and 15+ years of experience, including 10+ years clinical experience

  • 6+ years demonstrated people leadership experience managing inclusively and developing multi-disciplinary professionals in a highly matrixed environment

  • Substantial demonstrated experience working with global regulatory bodies & notified bodies, including but not limited to the FDA, CFDA, Irish Medical Board, MHRA, BSi, etc.

  • Experienced in oversight of risk assessment, patient safety, quality assurance processes

  • Proven expertise in technical writing (e.g., published manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, investigator brochures, or the clinical sections of PMAs and 510K submissions)

  • Medical device, diagnostic, or pharma industry experience and demonstrated success with product development and commercialization

  • Working knowledge of regulations and standards affecting IVDs and Biologics

The successful candidate will be:

  • A decisive influencer possessing exceptional engagement and relationship building skills with physicians, lab staff, marketing reps, and external stakeholders to provide scientific support to the company’s business initiatives

  • Agile navigating in a complex matrix environment capitalizing on collaborative, motivational method

  • A proven presenter able to effectively connect with the scientific audience, ability to explain complex medical issues simply to wide audiences

  • Able to travel domestic and international up to 50% as business needs are identified.

At Beckman Coulter Diagnostics we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, remote working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement in which you can work remotely from your home. Additional information about this remote work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics can provide.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.