Covance Medical Editor in Bangalore, India

Job Overview

  1. Essential Job Duties:
  • Proofs and edits clinical study reports, protocols, amendments, and other documents as needed, ensuring that company or client conventions, styles, formats, and terminology have been used.

  • Assists with the development of standard language for documents, including clinical study report and protocol templates.

  • Assists in the compilation of an electronic version of the final clinical study report and the creation of associated PDF files.

  • May perform the bookmarking and hyperlinking of the final PDF of the CSR prior to client receipt.

  • Creates and ships CDs to clients. Uploads documents to and downloads documents from client sites as needed.

  • Prepare subject narratives and performs QC checks as needed.

  • Assists with archiving as needed.

  • Mentors and trains Medical Editors and new Medical Writers on style guide as appropriate.

  • Addresses process improvements needed for maintaining efficiencies within the Editorial group.

  • Must have excellent command of the English language, both oral and written.

Performs any other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

Education/Qualifications

Relevant science degree (e.g., BS in Life Sciences, Biochemistry, or Pharmacology)/BA in English or a related field.

Experience

  • Knowledge of standard editing/proofing conventions, grammar, sentence structure, and style.

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Adobe Acrobat, and the ability to apply related knowledge regarding scanning and other software programs.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Typically 1 to 2 years of experience at the Editor I level or equivalent.

Job Number 2018-20571

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

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