Clinical Content Coordinator

Job ID 2020-2185

Editorial United States Rockville, Maryland


WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


The Clinical Content Coordinator coordinates the development, review, and maintenance of health content for Company clients such as healthcare organizations, to post on their websites or IT infrastructures, distribute as print products, or otherwise consume. Clients may include the nation’s top hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, children’s hospitals, and health plans. The Clinical Content Coordinator ensures the clinical quality and accuracy of digital and print patient education, consumer health content and multimedia products by working with the Krames Content Team or similar to develop new content and conduct medical review.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required with suggested percentages of time to be allotted (where applicable). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Is responsible for the clinical accuracy of an assigned group of specialties, and conducts medical review on those assets, meeting assigned deadlines.


Coordinates with medical editors and writers when reviewed documents are ready for editing and publishing.


Trains new medical reviewers and monitors reviewer performance and work to answer questions or resolve problems.


Participates in Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) accreditation and National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) certification processes and assures content meets these standards.


Identifies gaps in content for various digital and print products and develops new content outlines and storyboards for medical writers.


Works closely with Product Managers or similar to identify new content requirements for various products.

Researches information and assists in developing responses to client questions/comments. Responds in a professional and knowledgeable manner to customer inquiries about content.


Monitors medical literature for new developments that would apply to content libraries.

Maintains clinical expertise/knowledge-base through attendance at ongoing educational opportunities and clinical experiences where possible or directed.


Uses the time reporting system; signing and reporting all exception time on a weekly basis.


Completes other administrative tasks, such as travel and expense reporting or similar, in a timely manner.


Performs responsibilities in a professional manner, meeting the Company’s mission and goals.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This job does not have direct supervisory responsibilities.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflows and procedures.

Design - Generates creative solutions; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Project Management - Supports project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget;

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Customer Service - Handles difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Monitors transition and evaluates results.

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.

Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities.

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Handles competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions; asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.



Education and/or Experience - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a four (4) year college or university and three (3) or more years’ related experience and/or training are required for this position. Master’s degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant and at least three (3) years of clinical experience are preferred, or, six (6) years’ minimum clinical experience or experience in a teaching position in a nursing or physician assistant program.


Preferred candidates will have experience reviewing and editing in an online environment, as medical review work is conducted electronically in a content management system. Training in informatics or experience working with billing codes or standard clinical terminologies is a plus.


Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Must demonstrate a command of the English language (read, write and speak).


Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Editing tools software; Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software; Word Processing software, and any other software or system necessary for fulfilling the requirements of this position.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN); certification in a specialty area highly desired but not required. If licensed, maintenance of professional license required.


Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to juggle tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment required.

Ability to work with a virtual team required.

Ability to supervise the work of contractors required.


Other Qualifications

Regulated employees participate in training and continuous improvement required for each employee as outlined in QMS 180, Training of Personnel, and identified in the Master Training Matrix. This, in accordance with The Business’ Quality Management System, ensures compliance and assures adherence to applicable government regulations.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Some business travel is required, less than 10% of the time.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.