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Medical Writer

Date:  Mar 17, 2023

remote, MA, US, remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO HealthDecision

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 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.


The Medical Writer will be responsible for supporting the Section Editor(s) and Clinical Editor(s) in applying the principles of evidence-based practice and developing high-quality content within specific content domain(s). The candidate must have the ability to analyze and critically appraise medical, nursing and allied health research and literature, and write and update evidence-based topics as indicated by the clinical editorial team.


Demonstrated understanding of evidence-based practice, research analysis, and writing experience in a healthcare-related field are required.




  • Write and update medical-related content topics in several formats for point-of-care and education products.
  • Perform structured medical/nursing literature searches and research analysis to ensure inclusion of most recent evidence and guidelines in topics.
  • Adhere to style guides (EBSCO and AMA), templates and content structures.
  • Maintain quality and currency of content and participate in quality initiatives, such as ensuring consistency across content.
  • Participate in editorial improvement projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science, healthcare, or health information-related field (Advanced degree preferred such as MSN, MSW, MPH)
  • 2 years writing experience related to medical or scientific content and experience with MS Office Suite, including Word (with use of track changes) and Excel
  • Demonstrated understanding of principles of evidence-based practice and use of health information technology to support clinical decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to extract relevant clinical information from research and write clinical content concisely, exercising judgment to produce content with minimal errors
  • Ability to analyze and critically appraise medical, nursing and allied health research and literature
  • Willingness to learn content management systems and project tracking programs
  • Motivated self-learner and ability to self-manage multiple priorities with focus on team success
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills such that feedback is effectively and constructively given and received


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Advanced degree in a science or healthcare-related field
  • Critical appraisal and statistical skills sufficient to analyze clinical relevance of all study types
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, such as initiative and a strong work ethic
  • Experience with content management systems and project tracking programs (i.e., SDL, Rally, Distiller)
  • Proficiency with specific Dynamic Health processes may serve in lieu of minimum required qualifications


Target Annual Salary Range: $65,250 - $93,215.  The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors including your skills, qualifications, education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location. EBSCO provides a generous benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a retirement savings plan, paid parental leave, holidays and paid time off (PTO), as well as tuition reimbursement. View more about EBSCO’s benefits here:



We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, 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. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.