Medical Writer - Medical Communications Agency

Division: PFV - MM
Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Req #: 1033


If you are looking for a Medical Writer opportunity that is both challenging and rewarding in an environment that is team driven with a focus on growth, look no further!

Precision for Value, the leading medical communications company specializing in managed care, is experiencing record growth. Managed markets is the dominant channel for pharmaceutical firms and if you are looking for a company where your career will grow, while receiving recognition in a collaborative and fun environment, take a look at this exciting opportunity!  Investment in your career development is a cornerstone of Precision and we offer advancement opportunities that will allow you to realize your full potential!

We are recruiting 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 duties:

  • 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
  • Delivers requested products on time, per established time lines
  • 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 is required
  • Expertise in gathering, evaluating, and summarizing scientific literature
  • Knowledge of AMA style 
  • BA/BS in English or related life sciences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree - PhD or PharmD
  • Working knowledge of managed markets, healthcare, and the healthcare delivery system; health reform legislation; and/or managed care experience (HMO, MCO, PBM, etc.) is a plus 


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