Medical Writer

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Job #310470

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We are looking to hire a talented Medical Writer for a direct hire/full-time opportunity. In this position, currently located in Philadelphia, PA, our client is seeking a recent graduate from a biosciences or PhD program that has superb writing skills. Candidates must have a medical or biosciences degree to be considered -MD, PhD or PharmD required.

Medical Writer Responsibilities:
  • Write outstanding, original scientific copy for a variety of target audiences (eg, pharmaceutical sales representatives, physicians, and patients)
  • Generate ideas – individually, with colleagues, and with clients – to turn scientific facts into engaging video and cutting-edge training
  • Attend on-site client meetings, listening to their needs, offering your feedback, and building a level of trust that will ensure future commitments
  • Guide team members as a content expert, helping artists, editors, and other writers bring your vision to life
  • Read and review educational content with precision, keeping the science in training accurate and the clients’ stylistic preferences adhered to
  • Dig into the details, researching and referencing, and always staying aware of current literature and guidelines
  • Take control of the material you write as an on-camera trainer in custom videos
  • Translate video training into a world of different formats, including print manuals, virtual training sessions, and web-based applications
  • Identify potential challenges in a project – including those caused by a client’s change to a project plan, timeline, or a request that is out of the scope of their contract – and spearhead possible resolutions
Medical Writer Requirements:
  • MD, PhD or PharmD required
  • 1-2 years of medical writing experience in a pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical education environment
  • Knowledge of AMA style
  • Attention to scientific accuracy and stylistic detail
  • Good understanding of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology
  • Experience in medical writing, referencing, review, and copy approval
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to produce detailed, comprehensive documentation
  • Resourcefulness and attention to detail, with excellent follow-through skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Effective time management, flexibility, and comfort with meeting deadlines


About The BOSS Group:
A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

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