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Medical Editor (Remote)

Kenilworth, NJ | Job #319354
Job Title: Medical Editor (Remote)
Location: Kenilworth, New Jersey
Type: Remote
Are you looking to supplement your income with another flexible job? A Fortune 500 big pharma client of ours is seeking an experienced Medical Editor for an Ongoing, Part-Time opportunity - this will be fully remote. Qualified candidates must have experience with Veeva Vault, Med Legal, Reg, and AMA style.


Medical Editor Responsibilities:
  • Determine work assignments and prioritization
  • Correctly interpret and implement client revisions to editorial deliverables
  • Provide Associate Studio Manager with appropriate feedback on team performance and needs
  • Proactively look for operational opportunities for improvement
  • Responsible for overall editorial style consistency
  • Review client feedback and mark up documents in PDF format as needed
  • Fact-check pieces with references (eg, monographs) as directed
  • Provide proofreading support
  • Update online proofreading tracking tool to facilitate proofreading process
  • Serve as Editorial liaison to other departments for special initiatives/projects
  • Maintain knowledge of brands and corporate/regulatory guidelines. Keep abreast of trends/developments in editorial style, usage, medical writing, and publishing.
  • Understand and ensure appropriate use of job management systems and tools; provide input for system upgrades, as needed
  • Actively participate in job/resource management—use appropriate departmental systems technology to track progress and help ensure that jobs/resources move quickly and efficiently through the process
  • Collaborate with clients/stakeholders across sites (internal/external) to help the team meet business objectives
  • Approach the position with conviction that Editorial plays a key role in Merck’s success—show initiative, challenge the status quo, continually seek ways to operate more effectively, and take ownership in every resource reviewed
  • Actively participate in job/resource management—use appropriate departmental systems technology to track progress and help ensure that jobs/resources move quickly and efficiently through the process while remaining compliant with corporate and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Provide guidance on copyright issues, including author/publisher permissions
 
Medical Editor Qualifications:
  • Strong editorial/proofreading skills (test required) and effective writing skills
  • Proficient in AMA style
  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat and Veeva Vault
  • Ability to work independently and within a team structure
  • Capable of working in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Command of medical/legal system and regulatory guidelines
  • Bachelor's degree in arts or sciences required; degree in English, journalism, or communication preferred
  • Minimum 5 years general editorial experience, with at least 2 years in medical, pharmaceutical, or advertising industry preferred

Job ID: 318970SS
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