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DATE ADDED: Tue 18/09/2018

Senior Medical Writer

New York, USA


Job Description

Role and Responsibilities
The Senior Medical Editor is responsible for the editorial integrity of all pieces developed and produced by our medical communications agency. This position ensures all pieces are grammatically and factually flawless and that they comply with AMA style, client style, and FDA rules and regulations. It would be for BGB Group and they are looking for someone who can work 2:00pm-10:00 pm or 3:00pm-11:00 pm shift.
Specific Responsibilities

  • Edits initial round of jobs for all assigned accounts for content as well as for AMA style, client style, FDA rules and regulations, grammar, spelling, consistency within the piece and among related pieces within a campaign
  • Fact-checks initial round of jobs and subsequent rounds as necessary (has the ability to understand scientific and medical data to ensure copy accurately represents the source from which it was taken)
  • Ensures the quality of format and visual quality of layout
  • Performs all editorial reviews (ie, initial full-edit through release), including copyedits, W4Ws, fact-checks, and check changes at designated times in the job life cycle
  • Provides backup to other members of the Editorial department, including the Editorial Manager, Group Editorial Supervisor, and Director
  • Accurately tracks time spent on each job and enters in time-tracking system on a daily basis
  • Keeps the Editorial Supervisor or Group Editorial Supervisor abreast of workload/workflow and status of assigned accounts as needed

Professional Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (eg, English or Life Sciences) is required
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in medical education preferred, or relevant experience in pharmaceutical advertising, medical publishing, or medical communication
  • Proficient in AMA style and FDA rules and regulations
  • Proficient in basic grammar and spelling rules
  • Knowledge of all proofing and editing symbols
  • Skilled in editing digitally using software such as ProofHQ, Adobe Acrobat Pro markup tools, and track changes in Microsoft Word, as well as on hard copy
  • Ability to ensure scientific accuracy by fact-checking all relevant copy
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (ie, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Role: Senior Medical Writer
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Location: New York,

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