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Medical Editor

Company: OPEN Health
Location: Parsippany
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

OPEN Health brings together deep scientific knowledge, global understanding, and broad specialist expertise to support our clients in improving health outcomes and patient wellbeing.

We are united as one flexible organization, harnessing the power of the collective to solve complex challenges. Being built from cohesive partnerships across a range of specialist sectors gives us the ability to approach opportunities from fresh perspectives, creating solutions and innovations for market access and medical communications that are informed by the experience and knowledge of the many.

Our global team of experts - many with PhD and PharmD degrees - work strategically alongside our client partners in Medical Affairs, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), Market Access, and Commercial teams across a wide range of therapy areas.

OPEN Health: Established as many. United as one.

You will love this role if you:

  • Have an exceptionally keen eye for detail
  • Are passionate about science and the English language
  • Are looking for a dynamic role involving interaction with a range of teams and internal clients
  • Enjoy working with a community of industry-leading editors dedicated to excellence
  • Care about making a difference in the lives of patients

    The Medical Editor provides editorial support services (including, but not limited to, editing, fact-checking, proofreading, and document styling) for either "overflow" of Managing Editor and Sr. Managing Editor workload or accounts without an assigned Managing Editor due to size or scope.

    As part of the Editorial team, you'll be responsible for the following activities:
    • Assisting with the editorial duties (fact-checking, proofreading, copy editing, editing, MS Word and PPT formatting, submission prep for abstracts and manuscripts) of editorial personnel workloads, including but not limited to:
      • Liaison with internal therapeutic teams
      • Preparation of EndNote, writer, and other project-specific instructions (templates, cover letters, etc)
      • Covering accounts for Managing Editors/Sr. Managing Editors on PTO as necessary
      • Performing editorial duties for accounts without an assigned Managing Editor/Sr. Managing Editor due to size or scope
      • Managing timelines for assigned projects to meet deadlines
      • Generating assignment bibliographies using EndNote
      • Communicating with supervisor and/or internal team regarding status of assignments

        What you'll bring:
        • Bachelor's degree
        • 1-3 years of editorial experience within a medical communications company or related field, with a working knowledge of editorial development and submission processes pertaining to articles, posters, and abstracts
        • Working knowledge of:
          • Medical education business and how editorial functions are executed within this business environment
          • Development and submission processes of all types of editorial projects (manuscripts, supplements, posters, abstracts)
          • AMA style
          • Medical terminology
          • MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, EndNote, and PubMed/Web searching
          • Ability to multi-task in order to meet multiple objectives while maintaining quality
          • Ability to work alone or as part of a team

            What we offer:

            As a global organization, OPEN Health is committed to supporting our employees and their families through a comprehensive benefits program
            • Competitive pay, generous paid vacation and holidays, and health insurance programs across all our locations
            • Ongoing training and development opportunities which foster and shape your individual career path
            • An active and growing commitment to bettering the communities our employees call home through our Corporate Social Responsibility program
            • The opportunity to thrive in a global, collaborative environment while working every day to improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing
            • Diverse, Inclusive culture that encourages you to bring your whole self to work

              If we sound like the sort of business environment in which you would thrive, then we would love to hear from you.

Keywords: OPEN Health, New York , Medical Editor, Advertising , Parsippany, New York

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