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Scientific Content Manager - REMOTE - Contract

  • Atlantic Partners
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Jul 17, 2020

Job Description

Job Description:

Are you passionate about using your editing, writing, and slide creation skills to educate the healthcare community on the most recent advances in medicine? Do you have experience developing medical content in the area of cardiology and diabetes? Our client is seeking a motivated, adaptable, team-oriented associate medical editor to support development of medical education content (CME/CE) published on the website. By joining the team, you will have the opportunity to grow your career while contributing to initiatives that truly make an impact on physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers and thus the lives of those around you.

Job Requirements:

What You'll Do:

Work with Medical Education Director to develop continuing medical education for physicians (CME), nurses (CE), and pharmacists (ACPE) that is clinically-appropriate, instructionally-sound, adherent to industry regulations, and completed within budget and time scale to the highest quality
o Collaborate with internal team members and external educational partners to obtain details and direction for new assignments prior to developing content
o Use templates and tools to edit (clinical and line edit) content received from faculty/authors for clarity, medical/scientific accuracy, alignment with learning objectives, product specifications, and consistency with the target learner audience
o Write summary statements to enhance content received from faculty/authors
o Develop PowerPoint presentations for multimedia programs and figures for text programs
o Perform fact-checking of internal team members' content
o Incorporate revisions based on input from cross-functional internal and external teams
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of important clinical issues, relevant literature, clinical practice guidelines, approved therapeutic drugs and regimens, and therapeutic pipelines
Learn new therapeutic areas as needed based on project assignments
Travel a few times a year for training opportunities or project assignments

Who You Are:

A self-motivated medical writer and editor with a positive attitude, who has excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills and loves varied assignments
Someone who spent at least 3 years' as a medical writer and/or editor for a medical education/communications company, professional medical publisher, or academic institution/hospital/university center, medical society
Someone who is highly skilled at interpreting complex scientific data and results for a clinical audience while incorporating data, visuals, and narrative
Someone who obtains satisfaction in completing your work on time with minimal errors
A true team player who jumps in and tackles new assignments and constantly looks for ways to help the department
Someone who is comfortable in a highly deadline-driven environment, and able to pivot quickly between tasks and adapt to rapidly shifting priorities
Someone who enjoys leveraging technology to make your job easier

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Sufficient background in cardiology and diabetes to be conversant on key/emerging issues related to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
Excellent editorial (editing and writing) skills, preferably in the area of online publishing or text manuscript development; familiarity with AMA style
Knowledge of ACCME standards
Strong problem-solving skills to independently and quickly deal with unforeseen issues to ensure that timelines are consistently met
Excellent computer skills that includes working remotely on shared networks and cloud-based systems, and a high degree of proficiency using Microsoft Office suite required; and web-based data and document sharing sites and authoring tools (Box, Read Cube, SharePoint, EndNote, Tableau) a plus
Experience with web-based project management tools (such as Workfront, MS Project) a plus
High professionalism and easy rapport in building collaborative work relationships

Required Education:

A graduate with an advanced medical degree (PharmD, RN, NP, PA, PhD) or a Bachelor of Science degree (life sciences, public health, or clinical sciences) with several years' relevant work experience or equivalent experience

Associated topics: composer, draft, editor, editorial, newsperson, proofread, screenwriter, text, web, writer