Example Clinical Writer Job Description

Our Clinical Writer job description includes the Administrative Assistant responsibilities, duties, skills, education, qualifications, and experience.

About the Clinical Writer role

A Clinical Writer creates scientific documents, such as manuscripts, clinical trial protocols, and reports, to communicate research findings and support medical treatments. They are responsible for researching, writing, editing, and proofreading clinical documents in accordance with industry standards. They must have a deep understanding of medical terminology and the ability to interpret scientific data and articulate it in a clear and concise manner.

Role Purpose

The purpose of a Clinical Writer is to write, edit, and review scientific and medical documents for accuracy, clarity, and completeness. They must possess excellent writing skills and a thorough understanding of medical terminology and health care industry regulations. Clinical Writers are responsible for developing content for medical studies, case reports, white papers, clinical trial protocols and reports, web content, and other medical documents. They may also be responsible for interpreting medical data and summarizing findings in a clear, concise, and easily understood format. Clinical Writers must ensure that all documents are grammatically correct, adhere to regulatory guidelines, and conform to industry standards.

Clinical Writer Summary

The Clinical Writer is responsible for creating and maintaining clinical documents for a variety of projects. The successful candidate will be able to understand complex scientific and medical concepts, interpret data and create high-quality, accurate and compliant documents. The Clinical Writer will be familiar with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines, and have experience with clinical trials. Additionally, the Clinical Writer must have excellent writing and communication skills, be able to work collaboratively with colleagues, and adhere to prescribed timelines.

Clinical Writer Duties

  • Write clinical documents such as protocols, investigator brochures, clinical study reports, and other clinical documents
  • Review and revise documents to ensure accuracy and compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines
  • Develop templates and standard operating procedures
  • Collaborate with clinical teams to ensure documents reflect the latest clinical data
  • Provide editorial support for other clinical documents

Clinical Writer Skills

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Clinical Writer Requirements

  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Impeccable grammar and spelling
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of clinical research terminology
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Personal Traits

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to review and interpret medical data
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

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