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Senior Medical Writer


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  • Date posted
    May 14, 2024
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    June 13, 2024
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Job Description

The Senior Medical Writer: 1) writes original content for publications activities, and other materials for healthcare professional (HCP) and internal client audiences; 2) demonstrates a command of relevant therapeutic areas and expertise with assigned products; 3) analyzes, interprets, and applies clinical data to produce high-quality scientific communications; 4) follows all internal processes and procedures with regard to workflow, development of deliverables, and adherence to industry best practices and guidelines. Job Duties: – Demonstrate a command of assigned therapeutic areas and expertise with assigned products – Write original content for publication/communication activities (primary and review manuscripts, abstracts, posters), slide presentations, meeting summaries, and other materials for HCP and internal audiences – Prepare materials according to internal writing guidelines and other applicable guidelines (eg, client-specific style guidelines, compliance best practices, journal style guidelines) – Follow all internal processes and procedures with regard to workflow, development of deliverables, and adherence to industry best practices, including GPP3 – Demonstrate the flexibility/adaptability necessary to function on different therapeutic teams as needed – Interpret and apply clinical data – Maintain a proactive approach on initiatives for existing and prospective clients – Work in conjunction with team members to manage workload and develop and adhere to logical and attainable timelines for project completion – Attend team meetings to provide input and aid in troubleshooting/problem-solving – Efficiently and accurately collate and incorporate author/client comments – Participate in author/client teleconferences and answer content-related questions – Lead author teleconferences as necessary – Review/revise medical writers and freelance writers’ work as necessary – Participate in brainstorming sessions and strategic publications planning meetings to aid in strategy/goals – Attend advisory boards, roundtables, etc, to record and synthesize meeting into a formal report – Assist in development of new business presentations by researching, analyzing, and synthesizing pharmacologic attributes, existing clinical data, and market research into strategic application for capabilities – Attend and participate in new business presentations as appropriate. Internal and External Relationships: – Foster and develop collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to produce quality work within established timelines and to ensure innovative and collaborative solutions to client needs – Exhibit professional manner and be a positive force for enhancing the team culture, constructive working relationships, consensus building, and internal communications – Work as part of a team to ensure that it is meeting company goals and objectives, and adhering to corporate values – Represent the organization in an appropriate manner – Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal and external stakeholders – Keep management apprised of key departmental concerns and issues. Key Competencies: – Excellent attention to detail and high degree of scientific and medical accuracy – Ability to identify key issues and to creatively and strategically overcome challenges or obstacles – High level of integrity, ethics, confidentiality, and accountability – Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills with an ability to multitask – Well-developed professional communication skills, including written and interpersonal – Flexibility and adaptability to change; ability to work effectively under time constraints – Ability to interact effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment – Established track record of high-quality medical communications outputs (eg, manuscripts, posters, physician/patient materials) – Expertise in multiple therapeutic areas – Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)