Senior Medical Writer

Chicago, Illinois, United States expand job description ↓


The Senior Medical Writer researches, writes, and develops medical content for a variety of promotional resources. This position is responsible for evaluating and identifying supporting documentation, organizing and annotating references.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop high quality medical content and resources with limited guidance from other senior members of the Medical team on assigned brands or business units, including (but not limited to) sell sheets, leave behinds, brochures, account manager training resources, and slide decks
  • Develop outlines and search for appropriate references to ensure accurate clinical information with adequate support
  • Tailor content to appropriate target audiences
  • Annotate and provide appropriate references for medical, regulatory, legal review submission
  • Work closely with editorial on the fact check process
  • Develop strong understanding of product data, marketplace, and market access concepts, as related to projects
  • Ensure professional/proactive communication with internal and external clients and effective interaction with project team members
  • Follow appropriate process regarding content development and internal project routing, ensuring constant high-quality work
  • Deliver requested deliverables on time, on target, and on budget
  • Participates in internal meetings, including project kick-off and internal status


  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in promotional medical writing in a healthcare communications agency or related background.
  • Managed care experience is a plus
  • BA/BS in life sciences discipline, English, or job-related field is preferred
  • Ability to gather, evaluate, and summarize scientific literature
  • Ability to develop accurate and supportive content based on project plan
  • Strong working knowledge of healthcare
  • Strong familiarity with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat


Competitive salary and benefits package

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