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A top health communications organization in Newtown, PA is in search of its newest Medical Editor - Proofreader for a remote opportunity. 

The Medical Editor - Proofreader's primary responsibility is the editing and proofreading of pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturer client training deliverables (promotional and non-promotional) and transforming information into knowledge via PowerPoint deck presentations.

The Medical Editor - Proofreader must ensure that all content is of the highest editorial quality, is in accordance with our clients' policies. 

Medical Editor - Proofreader Responsibilities:

  • Edit, format, and proofread scientific content in a variety of deliverables (e.g., slide presentations for advisory board meetings and speaker training, sales training modules, brochures, scientific posters) in a paperless environment.
  • Fact-check a high volume of content and annotations against primary sources (eg, peer-reviewed scientific journals, medical textbooks).
  • Ensure that content aligns with the client's medical, legal, and regulatory requirements and processes.
  • Ensure that content aligns with the AMA Manual of Style, 10th Edition.
  • Create and maintain style guides and develop other educational tools for each assigned team.
  • Support the Program Management Department by tagging and linking documents in a proprietary electronic system.
  • Support the Information Specialist by obtaining permissions and ordering references.

Medical Editor - Proofreader Requirements:

  • 4+ years' editorial experience, including 3 years in the pharmaceutical / medical communications industry.
  • Experience in editing non-CME promotional content is preferred.
  • Experience in the advertising industry may be considered.
  • High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint applications and Adobe Acrobat comment and markup tools.
  • Intimate knowledge of the latest edition of the AMA Manual of Style.
  • Familiarity with general scientific concepts and ability to grasp more complex scientific applications.
  • Ability to adhere to various client-specific style guides. 
  • Proficiency in conducting Internet searches (particularly of PubMed).
  • Knowledge of standard proofreaders' symbols.
  • Familiarity with the process of publishing scientific / clinical manuscripts.

Additional Medical Editor - Proofreader Qualifications Considered:

  • Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS) certification.
  • Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) credential.

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