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Systematic Literature Surveillance (SLS) Editor, Pediatric Care

Date:  Mar 24, 2023

remote, MA, US, Remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

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 SLS Editor for pediatric nursing and health professions products will provide clinical oversight of the systematic literature surveillance process, assuring production of clinically-sound pediatric content that is relevant at the point-of-care.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Improve SLS workflow processes, tools, and search strategies to support currency initiatives. Serve as a liaison with librarians.
  • Review new literature (guidelines, research) for clinical quality and relevance to clinical practice.
  • Concisely summarize the most valid, relevant evidence from journal articles and clinical guidelines.
  • Oversee guideline update work across content collections
    • Review guidelines and evaluate content collections for clinically relevant changes.
    • Write topic update statements/recommendations for content changes to be reviewed in partnership with clinical editorial staff.
    • Maintain guideline archives & folders to create a historical record of guideline impacts overtime.
  • Collaborate with editorial team to perform regular literature surveillance for and management of standard and reusable content.
  • Drive improvements in editorial methodology: become grading/leveling experts, mentor to others, and provide education/training on methodology.



  • Clinical healthcare professional (RN, OT, PT, RT, SW, SLP) with expertise in pediatric care specialty
  • 3 or more years of writing experience related to medical or scientific content
  • 3 or more years of direct patient care/clinical experience at the baccalaureate level or higher with license/certification current and in good standing
  • Master’s degree (doctorate preferred)
    • 2 years of experience with critical research appraisal; identification and determination of clinical relevance and applicability of clinical research and guidelines
  • Understands principles of evidence-based care and use of web-based tools for clinical decision making
  • Education/certification in library science (preferred)

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of PubMed and other searching strategies
  • Ability to translate findings from research into practice and write concisely with minimal errors according to Dynamic Health Style Guide
  • Skilled with working across teams, time management, consensus building, and leading projects
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously under time constraints
  • Motivated self-learner with strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility and ability to effectively manage changing workload demands and priorities
  • Willingness to learn XML or other editing software such as Distiller, Rally, Microsoft Sharepoint, and SDL.
  • Writing sample available on request


Target Annual Salary Range: $64,160.00 - $91,660.00. 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.

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