Senior Medical Writer (Remote)

  • 210 S Atlantic Dr, Lake Worth, FL 33462, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Citrus is a rapidly growing global consultancy and partner to cutting edge life sciences and biotech companies who are nurturing therapies and technologies that will disrupt the current standard of care and become essential solutions in the future healthcare market.

Comprised of three divisions; Citrus Strategy, Citrus Market Access, and Citrus Scientific, the company has emerged as a dynamic partner offering global services in Scientific Communications, Medical Affairs, Strategic Consulting, and Market Access. Viewed as thought partners by our clients, we offer deep expertise in rare diseases, cell and gene therapy, oncology, and more from the early stages of drug development through lifecycle management.

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Citrus Senior Medical Writer is responsible for providing research, writing, and editing expertise for medical communications initiatives. The Senior Medical Writer role requires experience in medical communications and publications with an understanding of complex science and varied therapeutic areas. Core responsibilities include:

  1. Best in class medical communications development
  2. A passion for high-quality work
  3. Strong interpersonal skills
  4. High-level scientific insight
  5. Be a total team player

Job Responsibilities:

Develop and deliver clear, factual, high-quality medical communications to clients while monitoring and meeting project budget and timing specifications. Thoroughly research content areas and maintain a high level of expertise within determined therapeutic areas. Effectively implement stakeholder edits and feedback into all deliverables. Identify project areas that will require input from additional team members and elicit this input as needed. Continuously meet Citrus editorial, publication, and ethical procedures.

Content Development: Research, write and revise content

  • Develop clear and well thought out content outlines and drafts
  • Proactively include relevant, supporting research and data into deliverables
  • Ensure appropriate and accurate flow, grammar and content in original works as well as in edited, referenced works
  • Incorporate edits and revisions from clients and project stakeholders
  • Consistently meet project deadlines and stay within determined scope and budget
  • Identify project areas that may require expertise from other team members and elicit input as appropriate

Communication: Manage successful communications with all project stakeholders

  • Ensure that prudent information is shared effectively within internal project teams
  • Keep project team and all appropriate stakeholders apprised of project status
  • Proactively bring forward obstacles or challenges to project completion within determined timeline and budget
  • Collaborate with and support other team members on project tasks as needed



Bachelor’s degree required in life sciences or a related field of study; PharmD or PhD preferred


  • years of experience in medical writing
  • 2 years of experience in editorial and publications processes

Special Knowledge / Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite
  • Proficiency in scientific research
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Effective attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome challenges
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability
  • Ability to think analytically and to effectively plan, prioritize, and execute
  • Expert verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

Citrus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All candidate information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Please note that Citrus teams primarily work remotely.