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Writer/Editor

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

MAIN - Main Hospital Req ID: 27635

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Under limited supervision by the Vice Chair for Clinical Research and Clinical Research Program Manager, the medical/science writer works on various projects to support the attending radiologists, fellows, residents and researchers in the Department of Radiology. Responsibilities include editing of manuscripts, grants and reports. Participates in providing assistance on grant applications in the form of consulting, writing, editing and organizing aspects of an application.

Job Responsibilities
  • Generate content / materials and provide writing / editorial support for publications, events and projects
  • Collaborate in related presentations, reports and briefs to stakeholders and trainees
  • Compile statistics, key numbers and information for publication and dissemination
  • Ensure proper grammatical use and consistent standards across teams
  • Develop and maintain documentation templates and guidelines
  • Ensure physical and electronic documentation management
  • Review literature and synthesize findings
Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Technical Writing, English, or related field

 

Required Experience: Three (3) years of writing and editing experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Five (5) years of writing and editing experience

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Intermediate proficiency with word processing software (Microsoft Word)
  • Intermediate proficiency with document management software (Adobe Acrobat)
  • Intermediate knowledge of writing styles including research, scientific (AMA) and/or press (AP) styles
  • Basic knowledge of scientific. academic and medical topics
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

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