Healthline is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Medical Editor to join the Drug Content team.
As a Medical Editor, Drug Content, you will be instrumental in creating and maintaining superior consumer-facing articles on prescription and over-the-counter medications. You will perform comprehensive editing of original content written by pharmacists. You will also revise, optimize, and update existing drug information articles.
The Medical Editor role requires that you collaborate with in-house stakeholders and external subject matter experts, balancing the needs of both in developing new digital content. You will be responsible for managing the workflow of your projects and ensuring that they meet deadlines and conform to Healthline’s high standards for quality, accuracy, and excellence.
You’re a talented, detail-oriented editor who’s passionate about bringing accurate and actionable health information to consumers and helping them make positive health choices.
WHAT YOU’LL DO AND HOW YOU’LL MAKE AN IMPACT
Work with the in-house team of editorial and SEO professionals to build article outlines
Translate complex pharmaceutical text into language accessible to consumers while adhering to Healthline editorial standards
Work closely with freelance pharmacist writers and medical reviewers, carefully reviewing and incorporating comments and revisions
Develop questions for medical reviewers to ensure accuracy and accessibility of content
Manage workflow for assigned articles through writing, medical review, and copy edit stages to ensure adherence to deadlines
Brainstorm ways to improve drug articles and make them even more useful for readers
Track issues that arise and discuss with team members to address and resolve
Participate in team meetings to develop content goals and strategy
3 to 5 years relevant professional experience as a medical editor, preferably in digital patient education or for a consumer health website
Exceptional analytical, research, writing, and editing skills
Creativity and a passion for editing, with strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail
Ability to read and interpret research studies and drug PIs
Familiarity with SEO concepts and best practices
Experience working with medical writers and clinician writers and reviewers in an editorial capacity
Experience working with freelancers
Proficiency in MS Word and Excel, as well as cloud-based workflow programs
Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven department
Experience editing pharmaceutical content, particularly content with a consumer focus (preferred)
Board certification in medical editing (preferred)
THE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY
You ask questions rather than make assumptions.
You know that with drug information, every detail counts.
You want to be a part of creating a culture within a small team.
You want to make a difference.