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Senior Clinical Content Specialist, Pediatric Drug Content



Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Join a team dedicated to supporting the crucial mission of improving health outcomes.

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The Senior Clinical Content Specialist is a member of the Micromedex Editorial team in Merative. Senior Clinical Content Specialists serve as informal team leads responsible for overall coordination and direction of content creation and maintenance for Micromedex® drug-related content sets. Members of the editorial team critically evaluate and synthesize multiple complex sources of information and utilize web publishing technology

Essential Job Duties:

  • Directs and prioritizes creation and maintenance of clinical and scientific content for Micromedex NeoFax and Pediatrics content databases
  • Applies critical literature evaluation skills, knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, disease state and therapeutic endpoints to accurately assess efficacy and/or comparative efficacy of drug therapy in pediatric patients
  • Identifies, evaluates, and synthesizes appropriate references/literature to develop evidence-based clinical content related to the safe and appropriate use of drug therapies in pediatric patients
  • Utilizes substance-specific pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic knowledge to identify or predict a potential mechanism for a drug interaction, adverse effect, therapeutic effect, or toxic effect
  • Provides direction to other clinical writers in analyzing and selecting appropriate content for inclusion
  • Synthesizes complex information from multiple, sometimes conflicting, sources to form a conclusion
  • Reviews written content and provides feedback to writers to improve quality of content
  • Researches and resolves editorial inquiries requiring domain expertise
  • Performs quality control testing of Merative Micromedex® products; assists with development of quality assurance protocols
  • Develops, maintains, and implements editorial policies and style guidelines
  • Maintains understanding of current best practices, current controversies, issues, and developments related to medication use in the pediatric population
  • Prioritizes work in alignment with business goals
  • May provide support to other departments and business units as required, including client-facing engagements related to content strategy and roadmap

Basic Qualifications (minimum requirements needed to perform this job)

  • 3-5 years clinical pediatric practice experience
  • Demonstrated writing ability and knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure; computer literacy; knowledge of word processing and relational database applications
  • Strong computer skills; familiarity with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) and Adobe Professional
  • Solid knowledge of Internet search engines and strategies

Preferred Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to apply clinical knowledge and experience in critical thinking and problem-solving; ability to recognize discrepancies in data and interpret and draw inferences from complex data
  • Ability to solve problems, independently organize work and perform multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with management and other team members
  • Demonstrated expertise in critical literature evaluation skills

Education and Certification Requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) or clinical nursing degree (BSN or higher) required (pediatric pharmacy residency preferred)
  • Active pharmacy or nursing license (may be held in any of the 50 US states)

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