Senior Medical Writer

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Updated: November 1, 2021
Location: Nationwide
Job ID: 134087

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You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart. You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.



The Senior Medical Writer will be responsible for creating deliverables—including but not limited to outlines and transcripts—that meet the client’s training needs. The Senior Medical Writer is often involved in projects from their inception, working with other Syneos Learning Solutions team members (Solution Implementation Managers, Learning Strategists. Learning Advisors and others) to provide input into training roadmaps and timelines and attending both internal and external status meetings. Other duties may include assisting in answering RFPs, attending pitch meetings, and updating catalog courses. This role requires flexibility, excellent organizational skills and time management, good communication skills, and the ability to work autonomously.

  • Work collaboratively with team of medical writers, other team members, and clients to prepare training for sales representatives, medical science liaisons, and other professionals in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech field
  • Research relevant material and incorporate guidance from clients and subject matter experts in order to write and organize training materials for pharmaceutical companies of all sizes
  • Prepare transcripts for conversion into e-modules and other training modalities
  • Create medical writing deliverables covering various therapeutic areas with minimal supervision. Deliverables include, but may not be limited to, outlines and transcripts for e-learning, needs assessments, clinical study protocol overviews, and patient narratives.
  • Adhere to established regulatory/compliance standards when completing medical writing projects, including fully referencing and annotating references of all information
  • Review documents for proper grammar, spelling, and style to promote readability and prevent perpetuation of errors
  • Format documents and perform pre- and post-publishing quality checks
  • Provide updates to the client’s writing team and resolve problems to ensure timely delivery of quality documents
  • Render and publish documents, including all references, electronically
This is a REMOTE position.
This job excludes Colorado applicants.



Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • BS and 8 years of experience; MS/PharmD and 4 years of experience 

  • PhD + 1 yr experience 

  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re a part of the big picture. We work hand in hand to guide pre-market development through post-market commercial strategy. Knowledge sharing across advisory groups unlocks the innovation and unique strategies our end-to-end commercialization projects require. Our collaborative mindset means every project is a chance to solve a new challenge, learn from your teammates, become better-rounded, and evolve your career.

 | How will you accelerate biopharmaceutical commercialization?

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)


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