Remote Psychiatry Account Specialist (LPN/LVN) – Pittsburgh South, PA

Job Overview

  • Clinical License LPN
  • State(s) PA

Who We Are:

At Neurocrine Biosciences, we pride ourselves on having a strong, inclusive, and positive culture based on our shared purpose and values. We know what it takes to be great, and we are as passionate about our people as we are about our purpose – to relieve suffering for people with great needs, but few options.


What We Do:

Neurocrine Biosciences is a neuroscience-focused, biopharmaceutical company with a simple purpose: to relieve suffering for people with great needs, but few options. We are dedicated to discovering and developing life-changing treatments for patients with under-addressed neurological, endocrine and psychiatric disorders. The company’s diverse portfolio includes FDA-approved treatments for tardive dyskinesia, Parkinson’s disease, endometriosis* and uterine fibroids*, as well as clinical programs in multiple therapeutic areas. For three decades, we have applied our unique insight into neuroscience and the interconnections between brain and body systems to treat complex conditions. We relentlessly pursue medicines to ease the burden of debilitating diseases and disorders, because you deserve brave science. *in collaboration with AbbVie


About the Role:

Job Description Summary
Job Description Summary
Responsible for a specific geographic territory and the successful promotion and growth of Neurocrine products. Manages and develops long-term relationships with physicians and other customers for targeted accounts in their assigned territory and represent Neurocrine brand(s) and their approved indications. This role also plays an important part in educating external customers such as physicians, nurses, medical assistants, case managers, etc. and helping them learn about the benefits of our product(s).


Your Contributions (include, but are not limited to):

  • Creates product acceptance and manages sales and product growth through education opportunities in targeted accounts
  • Effectively executes sales force strategies and marketing plans to meet or exceed sales objectives through face-to-face and/or virtual communications via in-office visits, in-service presentations and speaker programs
  • Creates and implements successful strategies to further penetrate and segment the psychiatric and movement disorder marketplace, consisting, where applicable, of Psychiatrists, Neurologists, Community Mental Health Clinics (CMHC) and Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Effectively uses promotional resources and budget
  • Establishes and maintains excellent communication and sound working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional partners, including managed care, Medical Science Liaisons, and medical communications
  • Demonstrates honesty and integrity while modeling behaviors consistent with company standards, values and corporate compliance policies
  • Identifies territory-specific opportunities and barriers to ensure product and company success
  • Develops local Opinion Leader relationships to achieve aligned objectives
  • Performs all responsibilities following the highest ethical standards, including FDA guidelines and best practices for the pharmaceutical/biotech industry
  • Effectively utilizes account selling strategies to achieve goals through building relationships with and meeting the needs of all members of the patients’ care team (Pharm D, MD/NP/PA, LPN/RN)
  • Manages relationships with important customers, including key opinion leaders, local professional groups and advocacy groups, long-term care facilities, local and regional payers, and pharmacies
  • Other duties as assigned



  • BS/BA degree in science or related field and 8+ years of commercial pharma/biotech or related experience, including 3+ years of specialty pharmaceutical or LTC, Psychology, or Neurology sales experience is highly desired. Close-door or specialty pharmacy distribution experience is strongly preferred. Psychiatry, neurology or antipsychotic experience strongly preferred. Experience with business systems, salesforce automation platforms, and other business intelligence tools (e.g.,, Oracle database, SAP, Business Objects, COGNOS, QlikView, Veeva, etc.) OR
  • Master’s degree in science or related field and
  • 6+ years of similar experience noted above
  • Must have a strong sales and account management disposition, solid business acumen and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven sales performance as evidenced by % to quota, ranking reports, and recognition awards in specialty pharmaceutical or biotech markets
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales objectives and goals
  • Proven successful launch experience in highly complex and competitive environments
  • Strong understanding of healthcare regulatory and enforcement environments
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and/or experience in a start-up environment
  • Working knowledge of business systems, salesforce automation platforms, and other business intelligence tools (e.g.,, Oracle database, SAP, Business Objects, COGNOS, QlikView, Veeva, etc.)
  • Results-oriented sales professional who:
    • Thrives in an environment driven by ownership and accountability with high ethical standards
    • Seeks to understand and successfully navigate complex and challenging accounts in highly varied sites of care
    • Understands how to support and provide pull-through with customers through diverse specialty fulfillment and payer requirements
    • Challenges the status quo with intellectual curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Derives great job satisfaction through purposeful and passionate work
  • Should reside within the geographic area of the assigned territory
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Has knowledge of best practices in the functional discipline and familiarity with the broader underlying concepts of related business disciplines
  • Works to improve tools and processes within functional area
  • Developing reputation inside the company as it relates to area of expertise
  • Ability to work as part of and lead multiple teams
  • Exhibits leadership skill and ability, typically leads lower levels and/or indirect teams
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communications, problem-solving, analytical thinking skills
  • Sees broader picture, impact on multiple departments/divisions
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines across a variety of projects/programs, with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative culture that is performance based, fast-paced and results oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
  • High ethical standards




Neurocrine Biosciences is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets employer.


We are committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, and we recognize there are a variety of ways to meet our requirements. We are looking for the best candidate for the job and encourage you to apply even if your experience or qualifications don’t line up to exactly what we have outlined in the job description.


The annual base salary we reasonably expect to pay is $114,700.00-$166,300.00. Individual pay decisions depend on various factors, such as primary work location, complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. In addition, this position offers an incentive compensation plan with a target of $44,000.00 annually and eligibility to participate in our equity based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan (with company match), paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.





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