Medical Writer, Medical Communications (Various Levels)

Open Health Parsippany , NJ 07054

Posted 2 weeks ago

Medical Writer/Senior Medical Writer, Medical Communications

Remote work allowed

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.

You will love this role if you:

  • Enjoy writing medical communication deliverables (monographs, slide decks, web-based and social media materials and/or Medical Affairs documents
  • Want opportunities for continued training/development and potential for further advancement as either a writer or medical director based on your interests, strengths, and career goals
  • Excel at communicating complex scientific ideas in a clear, accurate, and innovative way
  • Take pride in producing accurate, high-quality medical and scientific content with support from a strong collaborative team
  • Are seeking a dynamic role involving mentally stimulating assignments, collaboration with a medical director, and direct interaction with clients and scientific experts
  • Enjoy delving in-depth into a few targeted therapy areas while occasionally gaining experience in new areas by assisting other teams
  • Want to share your expertise, help develop the skills of new writers, and develop or enhance your management skills

As part of the OPEN Health Medical Writing Team, youll be responsible for:

  • Providing research and writing support to assigned brand teams and new business efforts
  • Working independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes a medical director, editor, graphic designers, and account personnel
  • Producing manuscripts, monographs, slide presentations, meeting summaries, and other materials (level of experience and ability to effectively partner with medical directors to create efficiencies justifies a more senior role)
  • Writing scientifically accurate, fully referenced materials, appropriate to the target audience
  • Ensuring that written materials meet the authors communication objectives, client specifications, and industry guidelines
  • Interacting with key experts to solicit their input, facilitate alignment, resolve queries, and make content suggestions
  • Researching medical topics using relevant information sources; annotating those sources while writing
  • Developing and maintaining in-depth knowledge in relevant therapy areas
  • Working independently to incorporate revisions and address reviewer questions/comments
  • Understanding expectations regarding budgeted hours and deadlines, and communicating with team about these as needed
  • Contributing strategic recommendations and suggestions for continuous quality improvement
  • Providing mentoring/training to newly hired writers

What youll bring:

  • A strong scientific understanding (MD, PharmD, or PhD preferred) and excellent writing skills
  • Multiple years of agency experience drafting Medical Communication and Medical Affairs documents
  • Ability to interpret and write from clinical trial protocols, statistical analysis plans, and clinical study reports
  • Good ability to interpret and describe scientific statistics
  • Proficiency in communicating complex scientific ideas and statistical analyses in a simple, concise, and accurate manner
  • Flair for managing multiple competing priorities with an ability to delegate, prioritize, problem solve, and set expectations
  • Confidence and professional demeanor when interacting with clients and key experts
  • Acceptance and application of constructive feedback from the medical director, authors, and clients
  • Enthusiasm, team-player attitude, and self-motivation
  • Proficiency with PubMed searches and MS365 programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), including figure and table development.

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 that 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 this sounds like the sort of business environment in which you would thrive, then we would love to hear from you. Candidates who apply should attach a copy of their latest resume and a list of specific product experience. A cover letter shows initiative.

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