Sr. Scientific Associate- ( PharmD/PHD) Healthcare Communications Agency

Location: New York, NY
GLE Creative Talent is a well established, Chicago based search firm that prides itself on connecting amazing talents with great opportunities. With over 12 years of experience, we build strong relationships with our clients and candidates to make this process easy and affective. 

Job Description: 

Our client is looking for a Medical Writer to research, write, and develop medical content for a variety of promotional resources in our payer marketing agency. This position is also responsible for evaluating and identifying supporting documentation, organizing and annotating references.

Essential functions:
  • Writes high-quality, medically accurate documents in print or digital format, for a wide range of medical communication products developed for pharmaceutical clients
  • Provides the highest standard of scientific/clinical information, and language and style most appropriate to selected target audiences
  • Creates briefs/outlines and searches for additional references, as appropriate
  • Ensures professional/proactive communication with internal and external clients and effective interaction with account team members
  • Ensures a constant high quality of work in line with science, good publication practice, and company rules and policies
  • Supervises documents prepared by new in-house Medical Writers to assure the highest standard of scientific messaging, language, and style, while providing constructive feedback, assuring knowledge transfer for their optimal development
  • Monitors freelancers’ work and provides progressive feedback, while maintaining responsibility for QC and supervision of outsourced manuscripts before delivering first draft
  • Interacts professionally with clients and other contributors, demonstrating understanding of relevant medical fields and advising on best writing processes

Required Qualifications:
  • At least one year of medical writing experience in a pharmaceutical agency, medical communications company or healthcare advertising
  • Expertise in gathering, evaluating, and summarizing scientific literature
  • Knowledge of AMA style

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate concentration in life sciences
  • Advanced degree – PharmD or PhD
  • Working knowledge of managed markets, healthcare, and the healthcare delivery system; health reform legislation; and/or managed care experience (HMO, MCO, PBM, etc.)

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