Boehringer Ingelheim IPF Clinical Educator - Saint Louis, Missouri in SAINT LOUIS, Missouri

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


The IPF Clinical Educator is responsible for providing IPF disease state and product education and training to internal and external customers, inclusive of healthcare providers, patients, caregivers, consumers, and community advocates. The IPF Clinical Educator also supports the design and development of IPF educational resources, including disease management tools, healthcare provider resources, patient education materials, and programming in support of advocates and consumers in the local community. He/she assists in the identification, development, and support of Local, Regional and National IPF speakers and facilitates the delivery of peer medical education programs. The IPF Clinical Educator demonstrates expert knowledge of IPF disease state, treatment guidelines, product, supportive care, adverse event management, access/reimbursement, and the competitive landscape. He/she helps identify and develop optimal rapport with key IPF support staff customers and represents the IPF organization with influential community and academic based clinical customers.

The IPF Clinical Educator identifies and collaborates with local, regional, and national professional societies to enhance collaborative partnerships and serves as an educational resource to promote disease awareness and advocacy. The IPF Clinical Educator also provides disease state and product education and regular clinical and resource updates to Specialty Pharmacy partners as well as Helpline personnel.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The primary role of the IPF Clinical Educator is to provide education and training to patients prescribed BI IPF product. He/She is also focused on providing education to IPF nurse and support staff customers in the delivery of IPF therapies, patient treatment management and pertinent related clinical topics. The IPF Clinical Educator plays a key role in the care and support of IPF patients due to the complexity of treatment and potential for adverse events. Possessing expert knowledge and direct patient facing responsibilities, he/she develops and designs treatment management guidelines, as appropriate. The incumbent serves as an integrated educational resource for multidisciplinary support staff team members, and as a result, optimizes the delivery of holistic patient care in both the clinical and community setting. Through education, the IPF Clinical Educator facilitates access to BI IPF product, supports safe and responsible initiation of therapy, and promotes adherence to treatment as prescribed by the healthcare team.

  • The IPF Clinical Educator supports the entire Sales Region, which may consist of multiple sales consultants and states within a geographical area. IPF Clinical Educators serve as conduits of information supporting Marketing and Commercial partners within clinics, hospitals, key accounts, and in the local community across the Region. He/She identifies, supports, and communicates unique sales opportunities for related IPF product and shares intelligence with IPF sales partners. The IPF Clinical Educator assists in the identification and development of key physician, advanced practice clinician, and support staff opinion leaders. He/She also executes on patient, care giver, and consumer focused support initiatives through collaborative relationships with local advocacy groups. The incumbent works closely with regional sales partners in addressing BI product issues related to side effect and adverse event management.

  • The IPF Clinical Educator provides a consistent source of continuing education and support for IPF Nurse and support staff customers as well as BI Regional Sales Consultants. He/She provides assistance to BI IPF Sales Training and Associate Directors in designing, developing and conducting appropriate product and market place training. The IPF Clinical Educator will assist in the identification, design, development and delivery of IPF educational programs, supportive slide kits, and MLR review and approval processes. The Clinical Educator provides key insights and is a leader in the development and facilitation of in-services for IPF education on all BI IPF products with the intent of improving patient adherence to therapy.

  • The IPF Clinical Educator contributes clinical insights in support of the development of both short and long term regional marketing and strategic business plans. The IPF Clinical Educator also facilitates patient access and adherence to BI products.

  • Performs all company business in accordance with all regulations (e.g. EEO, FDA, DEA, OSHA, PDMA, EPA and PhRMA, etc.) and company policy and procedures. When violations are noted they are to be immediately reported to mgt. Demonstrates high ethical and professional standards with all business contacts in order to maintain BIPI's excellent reputation within the medical and pharmaceutical community


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required in nursing or equivalent health care discipline such as Pharmacy, Respiratory Therapy, NP or PA Degree, and/or business related discipline.

  • Master's level education from an accredited institution preferred.

  • A minimum of three (3) or more years of successful combined clinical experience and/or pharmaceutical sales, clinical educator, or medical affairs experience (primary care, specialty care, institutional; background in IPF, Respiratory or Specialty focus preferred.

  • Active clinical license required.

  • Excellent communications, objective setting, and influencing skills

  • Ability to travel in the US including overnight travel, approximately 50% (or more), depending on geography.

  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record

  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, and other relevant applications

  • Success operating within a matrix environment where direct reports and their constituents are interdependent on others' engagement with customer universe.

  • Communication skills, Business acumen, Analytical skills, Learning and Adaptability,

  • Leadership Skills, Project Management, Influencing skills (working across internal stakeholders in Ridgefield, as well as external stakeholders in the IPF provider community).

  • Strategic capability to develop and oversee the implementation of national and diverse Regional Business Plans necessary to achieve success across the complex and rapidly evolving IPF market.

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting clinical and pharmacoeconomic data.

  • In-depth understanding of the professional/clinical/economic/business aspects of IPF across all settings, with focus on patient, IPF Nurse and Multidisciplinary Support Staff, professional groups/societies and priority HCP accounts including trade/distribution.

  • Understanding of the evolving shifts in IPF market trends and respective effects on provider and patient.

  • Working knowledge of the PhRMA guidelines and other regulatory statutes (e.g. PDMA, Sunshine Act) that affect pharmaceutical promotion and ensure compliance with all BI policies and procedures.

  • IPF market experience helpful but not required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: IPF Clinical Educator - Saint Louis, Missouri

Location: Americas-United States-MO-Saint Louis

Requisition ID: 185171