• Medical Writer

    Job ID
    US-NY-New York
    Medical & Scientific Affairs
    Harrison & Star
  • Overview





    Medical Writer


    The Medical Writer has excellent writing and communication skills, is experienced in Medical Education (CME), and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.



    Responsibilities and Expectations



    • Demonstrate proficiency in collaborating with Medical, Account, and Editorial Services.
    • Consistently deliver high-quality materials on time and on budget.
    • Develop content that meets the stated objectives of the project, is within job specifications as defined by team/client, follow technical specifications, and is scientifically and medically accurate.
    • Demonstrate reference competency: Determine the adequacy of references provided for projects and identify/secure additional references or information as necessary.
    • Accurately cite from references and appropriately underscore (or highlight) these references for medical/regulatory review.
    • Address and incorporate edits requested by clients and physician experts as well as agency reviewers and work with the team to address medical-legal review feedback.
    • Continually communicate project status to internal stakeholders through various formal and informal mechanisms.
    • Participate in kickoff, status, and other job-related meetings.
    • Maintain accurate time sheets and expense reports.


    Qualifications and Experience


    • Strong neurology/neuroscience background, ideally including MS.
    • Medical Education experience.
    • Strong medical writing skills (including appropriate annotations) for development of manuscripts in prose and power point slides with graphics.
    • 2+ years of experience as a medical communications medical writer.
    • Excellent oral communication skills with clients, physician experts, and agency team members
    • Strong skills in time management, prioritizing, organizing, researching, and problem solving, with attention to detail and ability to adhere to deadlines.
    • Understanding of medical-marketing strategies including familiarity with the promotional review process.
    • Knowledge of preclinical and clinical research methods and drug approval processes.
    • Master's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Pathology, Genetics or a related field; 5 years of applicable experience.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.


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