Medical Writer, AdelphiEden (Union Square)

Job Title:
Medical Writer, Adelphi Eden Health Communications

Status TBD, Union Square, NYC

Job Description:
Medical Writer with strong experience in Alzheimer’s/dementia

DEPARTMENT: Scientific Services
REPORTS TO: Director, Scientific Services
POSITIONS REPORTING TO: none EXEMPT (not eligible for overtime)

The Medical Writer is responsible for creating content for deliverables specified in, or supportive of, a publication plan.
Typical projects may include (but are not limited to) descriptor development, journal articles, scientific posters, slide presentations, medical education programs, & literature analysis.

• Immersion into available data on the assigned therapeutic area – Alzheimer’s/dementia
• Develop understanding of key messages & marketing strategies
• Develop copy, consistent with AdelphiEden & client guidelines & with industry best practices
• Ensure all pieces are medically accurate & properly referenced
• Provide direction to external writers, assist with development, editing, & review of content they prepare, & critically evaluate their work
• Make corrections, recommendations, suggestions for content changes
• Work closely with client & external authors as required
• Keeps abreast of current medical information & trends to keep AdelphiEden in forefront of the P3 communications
• Assists in mentoring & providing other staff with education on the medical writing role to help provide additional internal training & assist in the development of additional career paths within the agency, as identified by the VP, Scientific Services & Director, Scientific Services

Required: US-equivalent bachelor’s degree
Desirable: advanced biomedical science degree

• ≥3 years of medical writing in one of the P3 areas of expertise (Provider, Patient, Payor)
• Familiarity with clinical study reports & raw data tables
• Understanding of industry best practices & editorial style guides, including AMA Manual of Style
• Specific product or therapeutic area experience is required

• Expert written & oral communication, particularly ability to synthesize, analyze, & convey complex subject matter clearly & engagingly
• Must be proficient in use of all MSOffice programs
• Capability to strategize & provide publication concepts
• Ability to prioritize & execute multiple tasks & accurately assess needs for support services

• Normal workday: Monday-Friday; 9:00AM–5:30PM (or supervisor-approved FlexTime schedule). Hours may vary based on business needs
• Equipment/Software Used: PCs, Microsoft Office Suite, MSAccess, MSOutlook, MSProject, Adobe Acrobat, proprietary publications planning/tracking software
• Sit & work at a computer for long periods
• Read type sizes as small as 6 point
• Some travel to congresses & client-sponsored meetings may be required

Engaged: committed to success—ours as an organization, ours as individuals, & that of our clients
Expert: blending experience with savvy in everything we do
Dynamic: perpetually evolving to meet the changing environment we live in—& being successful no matter what changes come our way
Provocative: surpassing conventional thinking—not only in what we bring to our clients but in how we work together

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature & level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, & skills required of a person in this position.

Contact Love Vieira, Human Resources Manager,

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