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Teladoc Sr. Copy Editor in Quincy, Massachusetts

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Mission to our employees:

A mission-driven organization, Teladoc Health, Inc. is successfully transforming how people access and experience healthcare around the world. Through market-leading innovation in virtual care, our award-winning clinical solutions are helping millions of people resolve their healthcare needs with confidence. Today we have more than 2,000 employees, working together to deliver care in 130 countries and in more than 30 languages, to more than 10,000 clients including world recognized leaders.

We are committed to providing our Employees with a dynamic and collaborative work environment; there is equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged. Above all, our mission-oriented employees will be treated with the same attention, respect, values and care that we provide to our clients and members.

What we are looking for:

The primary role of the Medical Copy Editor is to provide high-level editorial expertise when reviewing complex written material, as well as to ensure the highest level of grammatical correctness, factual accuracy, and overall quality of all assigned jobs by working in concert with our medical staff.

What you will do:

  • Serve as editor on assigned cases and as backup for other editors as necessary

  • Perform cold reads (sense/spell/grammar reads without back up), initial edits (styling) per AMA and/or client style, proofreading of references

  • Attend all status meetings and any other relevant or required team meetings

  • Exhibit a thorough understanding of internal workflow processes

  • Work closely and professionally with medical staff to ensure that materials are of the highest quality in terms of accuracy, utility, clarity, readability, and appeal; resolve any content/referencing issues

  • Work proactively with operations management to communicate any issues on projects and brainstorm solutions of any editorial conflicts or issues that might impact timing

  • Assist fellow editors with their brands by reviewing any overflow work

  • Model core values of helping people and keeping our promises. Act in a professional, conscientious and ethical manner at all times

  • Serve as a professional mentor and example to junior editors

  • Demonstrate leadership with regards to training or new initiatives in the department

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field; science or health courses a plus

  • Experience (3-5 years) copy-editing required

  • Firm knowledge of AMA Manual of Style, 10th edition

  • Familiarity with medical terminology

  • Ability to analyze abstract data from high-science support material and ensure its accuracy in the current assignment

  • Articulate oral and written communication skills essential

  • Knowledge of project parameters to help other departments work with Editorial in regard to timelines and project goals

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Adeptness with Adobe Acrobat commenting/markups for electronic routing

  • Proficiency in Word and Excel required

  • Ability to work productively with others in a calm, mature, and professional manner at all times

Company Benefits:

  • Very competitive salary & equity compensation

  • Excellent health, dental, vision coverage

  • 401k benefits with employer matching contribution; immediately vested

  • Awesome people to work with

  • Becoming a part of a movement in telemedicine and building something that matters

For a more detailed look at our company and values, visit our website at https://teladochealth.com/en/about/

At Teladoc Health we thrive on difference and individuality. Teladoc Health is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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