Medical Writer

38000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000 - GBP55000/annum
27 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Medical Writer

Location - Dubai, London, Farnborough

Aetna International in Dubai is building an innovative new clinical program offering virtual primary care. The foundation of this program will be a set of evidence-based clinical protocols for delivery of virtual primary care across a global setting. The Clinical Writer will play a crucial role in defining the protocols that will guide the delivery of care to Aetna members across the globe.

Aim and purpose of the position
Helping to build a proprietary set of global clinical protocols for virtual primary care delivery from the ground up.

Main duties
• Work with the clinical team to develop a list of target conditions / diseases amenable to virtual care for which protocols will be developed
• Assess the current landscape of clinical protocols and identify best practices across all for each condition / disease identified
• Work with the vHealth Clinical Leadership team to identify practices most suited for implementation in a virtual care delivery environment , and develop a proprietary set of clinical protocols which will govern global service delivery.
• Work with the Medical Director to obtain approval for protocols developed as a result of the process above
• Work with local clinical teams to understand where regionalization and customization is necessary and implement those adaptations.
• Implement a continuous periodic review process of reputed journals, renowned professional body recommendations, e-resources, textbooks and KOL blogs to systematically update guidelines and protocols in light of new knowledge
• Collect, analyze and incorporate feedback from the Clinical Leadership team as well as emerging data and trends in the health care environment to continuously improve existing protocols.
• Work with the Operations Manager to ensure that Aetna PMS has updated protocols and guidelines
• Strong project management skills & experience are a critical requirement.

• Bachelor's degree / University degree, preferably in a clinical field, communications, or life science, from an accredited institution.
• Significant working experience (3 to 5 years) in medical content creation and publishing, clinical research, or healthcare or scientific grant proposal writing.
• Excellent communication and writing skills. Strong analytical skills.
• Highly flexible and collaborative; a team player - capable of working with various teams and managing multiple stakeholders.
• Experience in a fast-paced and growth environment is a plus.
• Up to 10% travel