Job Description

Title: Vice President, Medical Affairs

Location: Remote, US

About iRhythm:

iRhythm is a leading digital healthcare company focused on the way cardiac arrhythmias are clinically diagnosed by combining our wearable bio sensing technology with powerful cloud-based data analytics and Artificial Intelligence capabilities. Our goal is to be the leading provider of ambulatory ECG monitoring for patients at risk for arrhythmias. iRhythm’s continuous ambulatory monitoring has already put over 2 million patients and their doctors on a shorter path to what they both need answers.

About this role:

The Vice President, Medical Affairs will lead the development and execution of our medical affairs strategy, including external stakeholder management, communication, and medical education. This leader will be responsible for: 1) bridging the research, clinical science, and education to commercial sides of the business; 2) translating key research, scientific, and clinical findings into language that can be utilized by the company to drive our innovation and commercial strategies. The position reports to the Chief Medical and Scientific Officer (Executive Vice President).


  • Build and lead the development of iRhythm’s global Medical Affairs capabilities and associated activities including medical and scientific advisory boards, medical educational programs, and responding to requests for medical information.
  • Lead a team that includes one or more Directors, Medical Science Liaisons, and other staff as part of the team.
  • In collaboration with Marketing and Commercial Teams, drive launch of new products and new indications globally.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Commercial Teams to develop and identify studies to support commercial operations.
  • Collaborate with Scientific Affairs to achieve optimal performance and results, including involvement in data analysis and reporting, investigator selection, and communication of results.
  • Lead physician and clinician KOL management.
  • Build and lead medical science liaison program.
  • Collaborate with Market Access on Clinical Stakeholder relationships and develop our front door for health professionals.
  • Foster enduring relationships with top scientific key opinion leaders.
  • Provide strategic KOL/advisory board and medical education plans to optimize the product profile; build product awareness and gain strategic insights for future development strategies.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of medical education programs and medical liaising strategies, with an emphasis on meeting the market requirements and unmet medical needs in target patient populations, disseminating education across cardiology, electrophysiology, primary care as well as associated specialties.
  • Strong ability to work cross-functionally in areas where medical or clinical expertise is needed, such as R&D, Product, Scientific Affairs, and Marketing.
  • Leverage existing relationships as well as establish new relationships with leading KOLs, principal investigators, and key medical groups/associations.
  • Responsible for managing budget for Medical Affairs.
  • Up to 30% travel expected.


  • MD, PhD or equivalent scientific degree with a minimum of 10 years medical affairs experience and three years of management or leadership experience. For the right candidate, a shorter tenure in medical affairs if complemented by other relevant clinical specialty and management experience (below) will be considered.
  • Experience in healthcare is required; experience in cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, and cardiovascular diagnostics research or disorders is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience building a strong medical affairs program from the ground up, with ability to collaborate, partner cross-functionally, and influence across business units based on expertise and experience.
  • Results-oriented, self-disciplined, fast-paced, motivated individual that requires minimal supervision and can multitask several projects.
  • Strong knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA and EMEA/CHMP regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory requirements, including medical compliance regulations for US and international markets.
  • Sound scientific, clinical judgment, and analytical skills, with an ability to read, interpret, synthesize clinical research and professional society guidelines; ability to translate messaging for the field, clinicians, health care systems, and other key stakeholders.
  • Highly capable in collaborating externally to support a global scientific business.
  • Superior communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Ability to interact easily within all levels of the organization.
  • High level of collaboration and influencing skills.
  • Follows all applicable corporate policies and SOP’s.

What’s in it for you:

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation package, excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance (all of which start on your first day), paid holidays, and PTO!

iRhythm also provides additional benefits including 401K (with company match), an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid parental leave, pet insurance discount, Cultural Committee/Charity events, and so much more!

FLSA Status: Exempt

As a part of our core values, we ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome and celebrate people of all backgrounds, experiences, skills, and perspectives. iRhythm Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D). Pursuant to San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Make iRhythm your path forward.