Editorial Director, Medscape Patient Simulations

Job ID 2020-1998

Editorial United States New York, New York


Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.

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.

High-Level Job Description
The Editorial Director will direct and oversee production of Medscape Patient Simulations and other editorial product lines on medical topics as needed for both US and OUS physician audiences.

Roles & Responsibilities

-Research the clinical condition and provide condition briefs
-Provide simulation outlines to writers and team to include desired tests and treatments, links to relevant resources, and available guidelines
-Work with Simulations Learning Designer and team to ensure appropriate interactive elements
-Perform deep clinical editing, ensuring alignment with recent guidelines and research
-Edit for consistency after each major revision to the simulation and/or script
-Recruit and work with expert chief editors to ensure case accuracy
-Attend shoots virtually or in person to ensure accuracy and consistency
-Perform final quality review and sign off

Appropriate Work Experience
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience in digital medical publishing aimed at physician audiences across a number of medical specialties
-Experience with multimedia elements, interactives, or simulations preferred
-Highly detail oriented, organized, and self-starter
-Ability to work under deadline pressure
-BA required or equivalent years of experience