The Medical Writer is responsible for creating scientific documents in an effective manner, in collaboration with or under the guidance of a Scientific Director or the SVP, Scientific Services.
This includes original content development, faculty and client support and communications, and collaborating with other content developers. The Medical Writer is responsible for partnering with Associate Scientific Directors/Scientific Directors to complete editorial projects ensuring their quality, scientific accuracy and integrity.
·Participates in the execution of established deliverables required for various programs and projects, adhering to project parameters including deadlines, budget, and content specifications
·With the support of ASD/SD, develops and completes program syllabi, including writing, editing, faculty contact and approvals, and production; and is responsible for the quality, scientific accuracy and integrity, and timeliness of assigned projects
·Develops manuscripts such as: original and review articles, monographs, literature summaries, poster abstracts, and slide kits, including concept editing.
·Manages on-site scientific coverage for medical conferences and symposia and develops associated slide decks and executive summaries
·Assures that written materials and slides meet project objectives and contain appropriate scientific and marketing messages
·Initiates discussions with Account teams and ASD/SD regarding any potential barriers to successful project completion that may arise (deadline, hours, budget, etc.) and suggest solutions that address client and Medicus International needs.
·Adheres to project parameters including deadlines, budget, and content limitations.
·Assists in the editorial needs of assigned projects by locating and procuring reference materials.
·May travel on-site to provide editorial needs for live meetings.
·Adheres to all Medical International policies and procedures.
A bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree or PhD (in life sciences) or PharmD is preferred.
·Minimum of one (1) yearof clinical, writing, publishing and/or pharmaceutical experience.
·Experience in medical education, marketing/strategic planning, and the journal publication process is preferred.
·Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret scientific data.
·Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills.
·Ability to manage projects with limited direction and work within tight deadlines is required.
·Strong verbal and written communication skills.
·Familiar with internet research, PubMed, and other document delivery systems.