Medical Communications Associate/Medical Writer

Canton, MA

Job Req code: 829

Category: Medical Affairs

Organogenesis corporate headquarters is located in Canton, Massachusetts, including manufacturing, R&D, customer service, reimbursement and other corporate teams supporting our full range of products. We have unique opportunities and are always looking for exceptional talent. Join a company where you will have an opportunity to grow professionally and personally and give strength to others by Empowering Healing.

Based in Canton, Massachusetts and reporting directly to the Director Medical Affairs, the Medical Communication Specialist will support a variety of primary and secondary research writing projects including manuscripts, literature reviews, medical abstracts, and posters. This highly dynamic role in a rapidly growing company affords the opportunity to bring new ideas and past experiences into the Medical Affairs team.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, review, and submit scientific deliverables including but not limited to manuscripts, abstracts, podium presentations, and posters.
  • Support publication strategy, planning and execution for portfolio of products.
  • Work in partnership with other writers to review, edit and ensure accuracy and quality of deliverables.
  • Review and assess published literature, pre-clinical data, clinical investigation results, study reports, and other relevant post market surveillance data.
  • Prepare summaries, tables and figures for manuscripts, abstracts, and scientific presentations.
  • Utilize various information sources such as journal subscriptions, academic libraries, and literature search databases to identify appropriate medical literature.
  • Use technical/scientific writing skills to clearly describe technical research outcomes.
  • Collaborate with the Medical Information Manager in the development and maintenance of an Organogenesis Library.
  • Create and revise medical content to support the field-based Medical Science Liaison (MSL) team.
  • Synthesize competitive intelligence and share relevant current publications with internal colleagues regularly.
  • Communicate project status and achievement of milestones to relevant stakeholders. Proactively address any potential delays and risks.
  • Collaborate with other members of the team to identify, develop, and maintain best practices and ensure adoption across projects.
  • Identifies when permissions are needed to be obtained for reproducing copyrighted material and work with appropriate program staff to obtain them.
  • Follows governmental regulations and company SOPs for document preparation.
  • Contribute to inter-departmental projects, as needed.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree; Advanced degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years of medical/clinical writing. Evidence of medical writing career development desirable.
  • Experience in wound care, regenerative medicine, and/or medical devices preferred.
  • Successful track record of supporting publication strategy development and implementation, including preparation of abstracts, posters, and manuscripts.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and project planning skills.
  • Well versed in creating communications for a variety of platforms
  • High level of accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to critically evaluate information obtained through secondary research (online sources, scientific studies, books, expert opinions) to determine relevancy and usability.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks to meet a range of deadlines.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be technically astute with a strong aptitude for learning platforms or experience with use of previous platforms is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, PubMed and SharePoint.