Vice President Medical Affairs - Payor Relations at Tempus (Chicago, IL)

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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

We are seeking an MD Oncologist to join our Medical Affairs team as the key liaison for payor relations.  

Role and Responsibilities:

  1. Working closely with the Payor Relations team, this person would lead all medical efforts regarding reimbursement, such as
    1. Helping payors understand the growing role of the Tempus portfolio of products in patient care
    2. Helping payors establish reasonable use guidelines for the Tempus portfolio of products
    3. Attending frequent meetings with payors to accomplish these goals
    4. Attending relevant conferences with impact on reimbursement and, when appropriate, speaking and delivering Tempus-sponsored research results
  2. This person would be the medical face of the company internally regarding
    1. Updating the company as to payor policies from a medical point of view
    2. Helping internally to craft strategies regarding approaches to payors to maximize the utilization and reimbursement of Tempus products
    3. Working with product developers to help future reimbursement of products under development


  1. MD degree with Board Certification in Medical Oncology
  2. Previous experience dealing with payors representing either a Pharma or Medical Device company
  3. Good working knowledge of broad-panel DNA sequencing, capabilities and uses

Nice to haves

  1. Private practice experience
  2. Academic experience with a portfolio of publications

This person would report to the Chief Medical Officer of the company

This position can be remote. Expected travel: 50%

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What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Tempus Benefits Overview

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Commuter Benefits
Parental Leave
Charitable Matching Program
Mental Health Support Platform
Pet Insurance
Company Cafeteria with Breakfast, Lunch & Grab & Go Options
Stocked Kitchen with Snacks
On-Site Barista
Discounted Gym Membership
Discounted Divvy Membership
Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives
Team & Company Outings

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning

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