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Health Editor/Writer (remote)

Date:  Sep 21, 2021
Location: 

Ipswich, MA, US, remote

Company Name:  DynaMed

EBSCO Health is part of EBSCO Information Services (EIS), a division of EBSCO Industries Inc. EIS provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow.

 

 

The Consumer Health team creates evidence-based patient education material that is used as point-of-care tools for medical care centers and hospitals, and health library for corporations and libraries. Our consumer heath content may be use as a direct-to-consumer library for a variety of clients, or as patient education tools that compliment other EBSCO Health products.  

 

Our team needs a Health Editor/Writer with a background or interest in patient education, health and wellness, public health, or patient-provider communication. The ideal candidate will have strong understanding of health literacy, writing and editing experience, basic clinical knowledge, and a degree in a relevant field.


Health editors maintain and create evidence-based information for patient consumption. They research medical conditions and procedures, wellness information, current practice, and major recommendations to create patient-friendly documents. Health editors filter this complex medical information into easily digested articles and work with clinical reviewers from a variety of medical backgrounds to help meet provider needs. Editors are committed to helping patients better understand medical conditions or procedures and improve chances of active participation in care.  


 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Master preferred)
  • 3 years of writing experience related to health and wellness that includes meeting health literacy guidelines, such as writing at 6th grade or below (or 1 year plus an advanced degree in a related field)
  • 1 year of relevant editing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to write patient-friendly material

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, such as initiative and a strong work ethic
  • 6 months of training or providing constructive feedback on editorial production
  • A strong desire to produce meaningful content, not just edit for style and format
  • Ability to self-manage multiple tasks and priorities within deadlines

 

 

 

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

 

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