Medical Writers or Sr Medical Writers -Multiple locations

Medical Writers or Sr Medical Writers -Multiple locations

Global Medical Communications Agency- Chicago, SF, PA, NY, Boston

Ref # 909-Immediate hire!

Do you enjoy writing scientific/medical communications targeted to professional audiences (doctors and other medical professionals)? Want to work for a global medical communications agency which is expanding its client base and service offerings?  Skilled at writing articles for medical journals, abstracts, presentations, poster sessions, videos, augmented reality and oral presentations? Client can hire at Medical Writer or Sr Medical Writer level. Immediate hires- Chicago, San Francisco, New York, PA, and Boston.

Overview: Medical Writer or Sr. Medical Writer will work for top pharma and biotech clients and start ups. Candidate must be a strong writer. 50% of time will be devoted to writing. Company is committed to professional development for staff members. Deadline oriented work. Candidate able to work from home part of the time, schedules permitting. Company values confident self starters who can work independently and with staff in other offices.

Company is recognized for its global focus, innovative work, strong creative, data analytics, artificial intelligence and digital capabilities.

Medical Writer

Reporting: Associate Medical Director, Medical Director or Senior Medical Director

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Advanced degree in life sciences, pharmacology, medicine or writing.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in medical writing. May also consider new grad with PhD, PharmD, MD, PhD in Nursing.
  • Understands medical writing’s core competencies and offerings.
  • Computer skills, knowledge of medical and scientific literature searches and Microsoft Windows software including; Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in multiple therapeutic categories.
  • Understanding of dermatology, rheumatology, oncology, inflammation, cardiovascular are value adds.
  • Demonstrates ability to quickly transition to new therapeutic categories.
  • Recognizes appropriate amount of due diligence required in each writing task such that work is conducted efficiently.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Thrives in fast paced environment, works to & within deadlines & juggles multiple projects
  • Represents company in professional manner- appropriate demeanor, behavior & dress
  • Travel as needed, including weekends (most probably once a quarter to home office)
Specific Responsibilities:
Ability to Create and Modify Scientific Content
  • Responsible for the writing component of assigned projects, including;
    • Review & interpret scientific, medical, & technical documents
    • Summarize data & generate content outlines
    • Write drafts for assigned projects
    • Incorporate comments from scientific & editorial staff, clients & faculty
    • Identify / prepare tables & figures
    • Quality checks & assurance
  • Use reference manager software
  • Maintain & follow current editorial & style guidelines
  • Attend planning meetings with internal team members to determine specifications & timelines for individual projects
  • Conduct literature searches of relevant material
  • Assist in research & scientific content development for proposals

 

Senior Medical Writer

Reporting: Associate Medical Director, Medical Director or Senior Medical Director

Acumen listed in Medical Writer and

  • Minimum of 3 years medical writing experience
  • Attend client & faculty meetings with Medical Director to discuss specific content related issues
  • Proactively provide input on content development plans & strategy
  • Require minimal oversight from Medical Director during content generation
  • Able to generate/modify both publications & promotional content
  • Strong client communication skills – able to speak & interact with clients & faculty
  • Take active role in helping to create proposals & generate new business

 

To Apply: Please forward your resume, answers to the 10 questions from this link: http://lhazan.com/qa/ and writing samples to: jobs@lhazan.com

www.lhazan.com Lynn Hazan & Associates. 312-863-5401.