Medical Editor

Location: Baltimore, MD
Discipline: Copywriting
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 23651
Date Added: 11/10/2022

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A top healthcare agency in the Philly area is seeking a remote Medical Editor to help on a freelance, project-to-project basis.

This position is 100% remote and will have the primary responsibility of editing and reviewing promotional and non-promotional evidence-based, scientific content developed for pharmaceutical and biotech clients.   

Medical Editor Responsibilities: 

  • Editing, formatting, and proofreading scientific content in a variety of deliverables (eg, slide presentations for advisory board meetings and speaker training, sales training modules, brochures, scientific posters).
  • Fact-checking content against primary sources (eg, peer-reviewed scientific journals, medical textbooks).
  • Ensuring that content aligns with the client’s medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes.
  • Ensuring that content aligns with client/brand style guides and/or the AMA Manual of Style.
Medical Editor Requirements: 
  • 5-7 years of editorial experience, including 3 years in the pharmaceutical/medical communications industry.
  • 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 work in a variety of therapeutic areas (eg, neurology, immunology, oncology).

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Have you considered a contract position? Profiles offers the following benefits: competitive salary; 401(k) plan; weekly paycheck and bonus pay; health, vision and dental insurance; online software and soft skill training.

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