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Senior Clinical Pharmacy Writer

Date:  Jul 12, 2021
Location: 

Ipswich, MA, US, remote

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EBSCO Information Services (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. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

 

Senior Clinical Pharmacy Writer

 
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, EBSCO Information Services (EIS) has decided to extend its work from home policy, with an earliest date of return of September 13, 2021. When the office re-opens, EIS will transition to a hybrid work model, with partial in-office time, but continued fully remote work will be possible as well.

 

DynaMed is a leading online evidence-based point-of-care medical reference. It is a rapidly growing, comprehensive clinical decision resource that provides the most current and useful synthesized evidence with the quickest time-to-answer.

 

Clinical Pharmacy Writers drive the creation of DynaMed content as part of a highly-skilled team of methodological and clinical experts whose mission is to provide comprehensive evidence-based guidance and information for use at the point of care. They apply their knowledge of drug therapy and critical appraisal skills to determine the validity of medical research findings and organize that evidence in a concise manner to facilitate shortest time-to-answer for our clinical users. Clinical Pharmacy Writers act as a medication expert resource for other team members and may participate in medication-related initiatives, as directed by the Deputy Editor.

 

 

We are seeking a Senior Clinical Pharmacy Writer to improve the medication content offering in DynaMed. The ideal candidate will have exemplary knowledge of drug therapy and the medication use process, strong analytical skills, and demonstrated writing experience.

 

Requirements:

  • PharmD degree or equivalent
  • PGY1 residency or minimum of 1 year of full-time experience as practicing pharmacist
  • > 2 years writing experience related to medical or scientific content (or 1 year plus advanced degree in a related field, or 5 years clinical experience)
  • Passing score on a writing assignment assessing critical appraisal and statistical skills sufficient to analyze clinical relevance of all study types
  • Knowledge of medical terminology gained from coursework or experience
  • > 2 years experience with MS Office Suite including Word (with use of track changes) and Excel

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PGY2 Residency, fellowship and/or board certification in related specialty
  • Experience with writing or otherwise producing content in a digital environment on platforms such as for the Internet or a company intranet 
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, such as initiative and a strong work ethic
  • > 6 months of experience in training or providing constructive feedback on editorial production

 

 

 

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