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Scientific Writer/Editor

Portland, Oregon
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Jul 24, 2021

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Providence is calling a Scientific Writer/Editor - Program Development Neuro Muscular Skeletal (1.0 FTE, Days) to Saint Vincent East Pavillion in Portland, OR

This position is currently funded for at least two years.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

We are seeking a Scientific Publication Writer/Editor - Program Development Neuro Muscular Skeletal that will be key member of the team that engages and often will lead in writing and editing manuscripts and conference presentations and ultimately enables the Institute to deliver analysis, publications and reports for top-tier publications and conferences. The writer/editor is tasked with increasing national reputation for PBSI working with physicians and researchers to identify publication possibilities, writing/editing manuscripts, and ensuring projects follow through to publication. This position will also provide guidance, data visualization and scientific writing expertise with the goal of achieving a high rate of publication acceptance.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead and engage in writing and editing scientific publications, including peer-reviewed manuscripts, scientific presentations, grants and patient-facing informational materials

  • Recommend strategies for achieving maximum success in publication and presentations

  • Implements the development, preparation, and distribution of the publications portfolio

  • Develop and cultivate relationships with external and system-wide collaborators related to publication opportunities

  • Identify and catalyze opportunities for academically minded activities within the institute, including journal clubs, trainings, and speakers

  • Be responsible for tracking and reporting publications for internal and external stakeholders


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Scientific/Medical Field with at least five (5) years experience in scientific writing/editing

  • Demonstrated written communication skills

  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Able to simultaneously handle multiple priorities

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree in Scientific/Medical Field with at least three (3) years experience in scientific writing/editing

  • Ph.D. in Scientific/Medical Field with at least one (1) year experience in scientific writing/editing

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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