The Medical Editor is primarily responsible for ensuring the overall editorial quality of communications for both Healthcare Consumers and Healthcare Professionals by providing medical editing for accuracy, clarity, consistency, grammar, and style. The Medical Editor works closely with members of the Editorial Services, Medical Services, Regulatory, and Creative Services teams to ensure deliverables meet the highest standards of quality and accuracy. The person in this role will be able to make complex medical writing clear and precise. The editor ensures that facts, data, and scientific units have been used consistently and align with cited research sources and FDA regulations. They query problems with logic, organization, and missing information.
-Bachelor's degree (Science or English degree preferred)
-3–5 years pharmaceutical/medical editing experience
-2 years experience specifically working as an editor for a medical communications agency or pharmaceutical company marketing department
-Ability to coordinate and execute multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment to serve many therapeutic teams and meet project goals
-Ability to acquire relevant information from a variety of sources (eg, published style manuals, journal guidelines, literature search) and maintain accurate records of sources
-Excellent knowledge of grammar and usage, medical writing style guidelines (ie, AMA Manual of Style), and promotional activity regulations and specifications
-Familiarity with general scientific concepts and ability to grasp more complex scientific applications
-Familiarity with standard proofreading marks
-Expert knowledge of Microsoft (MS) Word and PowerPoint applications
-Proficiency in MS Excel and Adobe® Acrobat applications
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