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Director of Clinical Content & Communications (Physician Editor)

at Athenahealth, Inc.

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 2428880

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Location of Role
Austin, TX

External Job Title
Director of Clinical Content & Communications (Physician Editor)

Job Summary
Epocrates, an athenahealth service, is recognized for developing the #1 medical application among U.S. physicians for clinical content, clinical tools and calculators, and medical news for the point of care. Epocrates has established a loyal network of more than 1 million health care professionals, including nearly 50 percent of U.S. physicians, who routinely use its intuitive solutions to help streamline clinical decision-making and improve patient care.
We are looking for a Medical Information Physician Editor, who will develop, optimize, and edit digital content relied upon by clinicians at the point of care.This role requires significant interaction with editorial, product, engineering, and publishing teams. The position ideally will be based in our office in Austin, TX.  But enough about us; let’s talk about you.
You’re a physician with strong broad-based clinical skills, understanding of evidence-based medicine, and awareness of emerging medical advances. Your passions include creating and curating clinical content that will support physicians as they care for patients.
The Team: Our Medical Information team delivers the Epocrates content that more than 1 million health care providers trust in the moments of care, saving them valuable time and keeping their focus on patients.
Job Responsibilities
  • You will develop, edit, and review clinical content for the broad array of Epocrates clinical references and point-of-care applications, including general medical content and specialty-specific content
  • You will lead a team of copywriters who draft and edit a variety of clinical content types
  • You will contribute to product development efforts, collaborating with groups like marketing, product, and engineering to innovate the Epocrates app
  • You will collaborate with other members of Medical Information on clinical content projects, including review of Epocrates Rx drug information and medical news
  • You will serve as a liaison to various government agencies and medical specialty societies, and will collaborate on initiatives that serve Epocrates clinician users.
Typical Qualifications
  • Medical school: MD/DO degree with a valid medical license in any state
  • Certification: Board certification in a medical specialty preferred
  • Post-graduate training: Completed residency at an accredited U.S. training program required
  • Clinical Experience: 5 years minimum of clinical practice experience
  • Work Experience: Academic, medical/scientific publishing, or healthcare technology assessment experience desirable
  • Broad and comprehensive clinical knowledge base; ability to discern clinically relevant information from extraneous information; ability to create succinct decision-trees and algorithms from complex specialty-specific guidance
About athenahealth
  • Our Vision: To create a thriving ecosystem that delivers delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all. 
  • Our Location: This role is located in downtown Austin, TX in the historic Seaholm Power Plant building.
  • Our Culture: If you’re curious, passionate and want to connect with work that matters, you’ve come to the right place. At athenahealth, our employees (or “athenistas”)  are committed to making healthcare smarter. At the heart of athenahealth's culture is unconditional positive regard for one another, our customers, their patients and our community. We take time to celebrate diversity and our accomplishments, and we strive to be powerfully relevant and refreshingly candid in everything we do.
  • Our Perks: Along with health & financial benefits, our athenistas are offered a variety of perks that promote employee well-being such as commuter support, collaborative workspaces and dog-friendly offices - just to name a few.