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Medical Writer (Vision Science) - UK wide and US wide - Healthcare Consultancy Group

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: United Kingdom, United States of America
Reference: 201125_HCG_MW(optha)
Job Details:
Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG) is a global group of scientifically rigorous healthcare communications agencies.

Having long standing trusted strategic partnerships with most of the leading pharmaceutical companies, offering opportunities to work on blockbuster and niche products, on publications accounts and innovative educational programmes. Our agencies craft evidence into stories that shape decisions and drive medicine. With the conviction of expertise and the confidence of authority, we challenge established wisdom to inform and engage different audiences.

With a genuine focus on quality and a real investment in training, we have a great personal development program - and with large global accounts, we can accommodate a wide-range of disciplines and job functions. The work we do is rewarding and we actually see how it positively affects people, in real time, with our ‘Work with a Purpose'' Patient Webinars. This is where we get to meet real patients, who tell us their story and how medical communications has helped them along the way.

We are currently looking for Medical Writers with a background in Vision Science. Specifically we are looking for people with a background in optometry (PhD required) and strong knowledge of psychophysics to work in our Ophthalmology team. We provide medical and scientific writing services for the pharmaceutical, surgical and devices industries and the role of the medical writer is to use their knowledge of the therapy area to communicate effectively to their peers and healthcare professionals, while working to the highest ethical standards and adhering to industry regulations and guidelines. Our outputs are usually training materials for pharmaceutical company employees, materials for healthcare professionals as well as support for publications and scientific presentations.

This is a full-time position and can be based in the UK or the US. Applicants must have right to work documentation. We cannot accept applications from anyone needing sponsorship to work.

Position details
  • Accurate scientific writing, editing and data analysis
  • Content development, with direction, including appropriate formatting, referencing, and annotation of deliverables
  • Begin to learn the scientific strategy for the assigned product(s) and its markets
  • Participate in conference calls with clients and advisory board meetings
  • Travel to and/or remotely participate in off-site meetings and scientific congresses
  • Work as part of a scientific team and a team of colleagues.
  • Strong understanding of biometry and vision science
  • MD or PhD degree in an ophthalmology discipline (or relevant experience)
  • Experience with ophthalmology devices would be an advantage but not essential
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, respond quickly and efficiently, and keep situations under control, in a fast-paced dynamic work environment
  • Willingness and ambition to learn and take on new skills
  • Proven proactive approach to your work
  • Highly motivated.
HCG is a global company in the Omnicom Group of independently managed healthcare communications companies dedicated to delivering accurate, strategic, and compelling scientific communications to the full range of stakeholders, including physicians, allied healthcare professionals, payers, patients, and caregivers. The companies within HCG are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.

Healthcare Consultancy Group Posted by:: Healthcare Consultancy Group (View all our vacancies)
Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work in the country in which the job is based
Posted: 23/02/2021 | NPJ Ref: 266195
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