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Medical Writer, Healthcare Analytics and Insights

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Position Description

As a key member of the Healthcare Analytics and Insights group at DaVita Clinical Research (DCR), a Medical Writer works closely with authors to develop publications (manuscripts, case reports, commentaries, review articles) for peer-reviewed clinical journals as well as abstracts, posters, and slide presentations for scientific congresses. Additionally, a Medical Writer may lead the publication planning and execution process, providing technical expertise to the project team. A Medical Writer will, under the supervision of the Medical Communications Manager, liaise with medical leads, biostatisticians, safety experts, and health economists to develop publications for key stakeholders in order to provide timely and effective execution of the publication plan to support DCR business units.


Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Having a thorough understanding of the biology of chronic kidney disease, therapeutics, and competitive scientific data
  • Preparing or editing documents for submission to external clients
  • Preparing or editing internal documents requiring robust scientific summaries
  • Performing QC checks on documents
  • Conducting literature searches, reviewing pertinent literature, and preparing summaries or abstracts, as required
  • Supporting DCR activities at scientific congresses
  • Preparing and delivering scientific presentations to project stakeholders and key opinion leaders
  • Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being, and your future
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation
 
 
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Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in the life sciences or a related medical/scientific field with at least 2 years medical communications and/or postdoctoral experience
  • Knowledge of publication guidelines and best practices
  • Experience analyzing and communicating scientific data in peer-reviewed journal publications and in abstracts and presentations at scientific congresses
  • Solid skills in critically appraising scientific literature and conducting comprehensive searches
  • Experience working independently with minimal supervision; ability to work remotely in a matrix environment
  • Knowledge of pertinent software (eg, MS Office, EndNote, Adobe Illustrator, GraphPad Prism)
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous medical communications experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company
  • Previous relevant nephrology experience
  • Successful track record in publication planning and execution
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills; experience in both scientific and business presentations and communications
  • Ability to apply project management skills to advance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Sound working knowledge of ethical, legal, and regulatory guidelines and requirements applicable to medical and scientific affairs activities

Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
 
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Medical Writer, Healthcare Analytics and Insights
  • Job Function: Clinical Research
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota