Senior Medical Writer - North America- Remote/ Home based

Multiple Locations: Raleigh, NC, USA • Canada • United States


Requisition Number: 6890

Position Title: Senior Medical Writer

External Description:

Who we are

Worldwide Clinical Trials (Worldwide), a leading global contract research organization (CRO), works in partnership with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to create customized solutions that advance new medications – from discovery to reality. Anchored in our company’s scientific heritage, our dedicated therapeutic focus on cardiovascular, metabolic, neuroscience, oncology, and rare diseases, is applied to develop flexible plans and solve problems quickly for our customers.

Our talented team of 3,000+ professionals spans 60+ countries. We are united in cause with our customers to improve the lives of patients through new and innovative therapies.   

Why Worldwide

We believe everyone plays an important role in making a world of difference for patients and their caregivers. From our hands-on, accessible leaders, to our cohesive and supportive teams, we are committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed. We prioritize cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment that continues to promote collaboration and creativity. We are proud to be a workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day. Join us!

What you will do as a Senior Medical Writer

The Senior Medical Writer is responsible for carrying out medical writing activities in accordance with client specifications in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner, within budget and to the written, scientific, and ethical standards in accordance with regulatory requirements and WCT standard operating procedures (SOPs).

  • Prepare study documents such as protocols, informed consent documents, clinical study reports (CSRs), patient narratives, and other documents in accordance with regulatory requirements and WCT SOPs.
  • Prepare product documents such as investigator drug brochures, summary documents, and others in accordance with regulatory requirements and WCT SOPs.
  • Coordinate internal and client document review cycles.
  • Attend project-related meetings, as needed.
  • Perform review and QC of documents, as needed.
  • Serve as publishing point-of-contact in conjunction with the document coordinator to publish CSRs or other documents, as needed.
  • Create and manage project-specific timelines, and adaptation of timing and milestones based on client needs/feedback.
  • Identify and appropriately communicate risks associated with document delivery and propose mitigation plans.
  • Advise project team and clients on medical writing-related issues.
  • Complete project-specific and company training, as assigned.

What you will bring to the role

  • Excellent written and spoken English, able to accurately interpret data and express findings in a clear and concise written manner.
  • Excellent project/time management and organizational skills, and ability to work independently.
  • Flexibility in meeting challenging deadlines and changing requirements while working on multiple projects.
  • Comprehensive Microsoft Office, especially WORD but also PowerPoint and Excel skills, as well as internet skills.
  • Ability to communicate with professionals from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Attention to detail—style, consistency, grammar, syntax, scientific accuracy.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements and guidelines (in particular ICH E3, E6, and E9).

Your experience

  • University/college degree (life science or related allied health profession) and American Medical Writers Association Certification or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above responsibilities.
  • Graduate degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical pharmaceutical industry experience including skills and competency in medical writing.
  • Available for domestic and international travel, including overnight stays (valid passport)

We love knowing that someone is going to have a better life because of the work we do. 

To view our other roles, check out our careers page at more information on Worldwide, visit or connect with us on LinkedIn.








Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Medical Writer - North America- Remote/ Home based

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Raleigh, North Carolina US

CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed and, to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, military status, or other class protected by applicable law. Worldwide is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.

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We only accept resumes from staffing organizations with pre-approved contractual agreements. Please do not forward resumes directly to our hiring managers, jobs alias, or any other company location. Unsolicited resumes from employment agencies will not be considered and Worldwide is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.