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Medical Literacy Editor

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As the Medical Literacy Editor you will organize and structure new manuscripts and scripts to comply with Elsevier templates 

Edit new manuscripts and scripts to comply with health literacy and plain language principles, Elsevier style, standard terminology, and for consistency, grammar, punctuation, and reading level


Maintain review schedule for existing documents in assigned medical categories 

Communicate with assigned clinical reviewers. Query reviewers regarding accuracy of medical content, current practices and guidelines, new research and technology, and other clinical best-practices and references during the review process for new as well as existing documents 

Ensure that all associated documents are updated according to existing main document review revisions 

Publish new documents and update existing documents, using the Elsevier content authoring system

Research document topics to expand understanding of medical content and terminology

Communicate with the clinical team to ensure that customer content requests are addressed in a prompt and satisfactory manner

Provide weekly progress reports to the Content Quality Manager

Will focus on Patient Education content

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancetand Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray?s Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.


Bachelor's degree in English, technical writing, communications, or related field; a minimum of 2 years experience in medical editing; and proficiency in Microsoft suite of products are required. Advanced degree in publishing and postgraduate certificate in editing, specifically the life sciences, are highly desirable.

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