Synchrony Group is an independently owned network of companies, headquartered in West Chester, PA.
At Synchrony, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality products and services in the medical communications industry. Our vision is to create the highest value for our clients and the most opportunity for our team members, while working together to improve the lives of patients. Collectively, we are leaders in strategic planning, development, and execution of best-in-class programs that address medical needs, maximize strategic objectives, and make significant scientific and clinical contributions. Our passion and commitment to improving outcomes for our clients, healthcare professionals, and patients drives us to exceed expectations in everything we do.
Synchrony consists of integrated groups of medical-scientific, clinical, creative, commercial, and industry experts. Synchrony Medical Communications specializes in strategic medical communications, publication planning, and associated scientific content and engagement. Our teams reflect our commitment to excellence—we’re smart, enthusiastic, and driven. We align the skills, experiences, and perspectives of diverse individuals to achieve unparalleled results in an environment of respect and mutual support. Above all, we are passionate about changing the world and improving the lives of patients.
Our success is built on the foundation of our team, and we’re always striving to strengthen our foundation. More than just seeking out the best and brightest to join us, we also create a work environment in which employees are respected and encouraged to grow.
Our Senior Medical Writer will write original content for publications activities, and other materials for healthcare professional (HCP) and internal client audiences. This person must demonstrate a command of relevant therapeutic areas and expertise with assigned products. The Senior Medical Writer must also analyze, interpret, and apply clinical data to produce high-quality scientific communications that follow all internal processes and procedures with regard to workflow, development of deliverables, and adherence to industry best practices and guidelines.
•Write original content for publications/communications activities (primary and review manuscripts, abstracts, posters, review articles), slide presentations, meeting summaries, and other materials for HCP and internal audiences
•Demonstrate the flexibility/adaptability necessary to function on different therapeutic teams as needed
•Interpret and apply clinical data
•Maintain a proactive approach on initiatives for existing and prospective clients
•Work in conjunction with team members to manage workload and to develop and adhere to attainable timelines for project completion
•Attend team meetings to provide input and aid in troubleshooting/problem-solving
•Efficiently and accurately collate and incorporate author/client comments
•Participate in author/client teleconferences and answer content-related questions. Lead author teleconferences as necessary
•Evaluate and provide constructive feedback on other team members’ projects as necessary
•Participate in brainstorming sessions and strategic publications planning meetings to aid in strategy/goals
•Attend advisory boards, roundtables, etc, to record and synthesize meeting into a formal report
•Assist the development of new business presentations by researching, analyzing, and synthesizing pharmacologic attributes, existing clinical data, and market research into a strategic application for capabilities. Attend and participate in new business presentations as appropriate
•Excellent attention to detail and high degree of scientific and medical accuracy
•Ability to identify key issues and to creatively and strategically overcome challenges or obstacles
•High level of integrity, ethics, confidentially, and accountability
•Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills with an ability to multitask
•Flexibility and adaptability to change; ability to work effectively under time constraints
•Ability to interact effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
•Established track record of high-quality medical communications outputs (eg, manuscripts, posters, physician/patient materials)
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, EndNote)
•PhD, PharmD, or MD required
•Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience in medical communications, preferably within an agency setting.
•Substantial professional medical writing experience in a wide variety of communication formats.
•Expertise in multiple therapeutic areas
•Ability to work independently on assigned projects
Some travel required (~15%)
Synchrony places high value on the well-being of its employees; therefore, Synchrony team members are eligible for a comprehensive array of benefits, including competitive salaries, generous paid time off, excellent health insurance, family leave, and a 401(k) plan with employer matching.