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This Healthline Gig Is for People With a Knack for Decoding Medical Terms

If you’re an experienced editor with a knack for decoding the language of the medical world, then this work-from-home job may be for you.

Healthline, a health information site, is in search of an experienced medical editor to join its drug content team.

The medical editor will work closely with medical and pharmaceutical experts to help create consumer-focused content about prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications.

This remote position comes with benefits galore, including medical, dental, and vision – plus health reimbursements, parental leave, generous paid time off, 401(k), stock options and bonuses.

The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ professional experience in medical editing.

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Medical Editor at Healthline

Pay: Not specified

Responsibilities include:

  • Building article outlines with the in-house editorial and SEO team.
  • Reviewing and editing content produced by medical reviewers and pharmaceutical writers.
  • Translating medical content into a language consumers can easily understand.
  • Managing project workflows to ensure assigned articles adhere to deadlines.
  • Tracking, discussing, and resolving issues with team members.
  • Participating in team meetings for developing content goals and strategies.

Applicants for this position must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ professional experience as a medical editor.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and cloud-based programs.
  • Experience working with freelance and medical writers and editing medical content with a consumer focus.
  • Strong research, writing, editing and analytical skills.
  • The ability to read and interpret research studies and drug product information.
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO).
  • The ability to manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • A board certification in medical editing (preferred).

Benefits include:

  • Health insurance, including medical, dental and vision.
  • 100% paid parental leave for up to 12 weeks.
  • 17 paid days off, plus 10 paid holidays.
  • Up to $1,200 in health reimbursements.
  • 401(k) and stock options.
  • Quarterly bonuses.

Jessica Gray is an editorial assistant at The Penny Hoarder. Read her other articles and full bio here.