Freelance Health Writer | UPKEY
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Freelance Health Writer

Job type Full-time Company Ro Location Remote

What You'll Do:

  • Researching: Research topics in-depth while relying on scholarly resources for information
  • Writing: Write original copy while translating complex medical information into easily digestible information. Articles are in the form of prose and get published on Health Guide. You will write articles on topics such as epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Check out some examples here, here, and here
  • Optimizing: All Health Guide articles are checked for medical accuracy and completeness by a Medical Content Manager. Freelance Health Writers work with a Medical Content Manager to optimize each article, add new information, make sure everything is well-cited, and include diagrams, images, charts, and other media as appropriate

 

What You'll Bring to the Team:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher and at least one year of experience writing about medical topics for the general public
  • This role is not appropriate for people who only have experience with non-medical writing, regulatory writing, writing for peer-reviewed journals, brochure writing, or creating slide decks
  • Experience navigating PubMed
  • Experience writing for SEO and familiarity with sites such as Ahrefs and Clearscope (a bonus, but not necessary)
  • Ability to communicate complex scientific and medical information to the lay public
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Adept at learning new technology
  • Available to create between 3-5 pieces per week
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