Technical Editor

Full time
Copywriting and Editing
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Technical Editor

  • USA

  • Full Time

Do you learn quickly and want to help make a difference in the healthcare industry? Do you have incredible writing and editing skills with a passion for getting things right for clients? Would you like to use your skills in a collaborative and fast-paced work environment?

If so, this may be the perfect role for you! Please review the details below and click “Apply” today if this role excites you as a potentially amazing fit!



  • At least 5 years of writing and/or technical editing experience, preferably in a health-related field.


  • Knowledge of technical/medical terminology.

  • Superior attention to detail and ability to work accurately is critical.

  • Fluent in English, with in-depth knowledge of the rules of grammar and style.

  • Ability to communicate well with others and to work with staff in remote locations.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work on several projects concurrently.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, ability to manage files, work within an electronic environment (IWS/iFolders/Intervals/Data Deposit Box).

  • Ability to search bibliographic databases and the Internet.


  • Bachelor’s degree with major in English or equivalent education


  • Performs technical editing on all Hayes products, including Directory reports, Health Technology Briefs, Genetic Test Evaluation Reports and Synopses, Search & Summary reports, Prognosis reports, News Service reports, marketing releases, proposals, PowerPoint presentations, and special projects.

  • Technical editing tasks include:

    • Verifying references, including online sources, and checking for proper format according to Company and Product-specific Style Guides.

    • Searching and verifying study results in text and evidence tables.

    • Correcting grammar and punctuation in text.

    • Ensuring that all information is presented in a consistent manner and according to established Hayes guidelines for correct format, style, and terminology (Company and Product-specific Style Guides).

  • Create clickable links in the appropriate sections of the report.

  • Provide feedback to the analysts for each report. This includes a list of questions that require analysts to provide clarification or further information, and a list of any style and format problems encountered in the report. The editor may also provide one-on-one training to analysts to provide tips and answer questions.

  • Alerting the Product Manager or Manager of Digital Production of any unresolved problems that may need to be resolved during the Content Editing phase.

  • Performing quality checks and corrections of Directory reports, Health Technology Briefs, Genetic TestEvaluation Reports and Synopses, Search & Summary reports, Prognosis reports, News Service reports on the IWS staging site and live site

  • Training the newly on-boarded Technical Editing staff.

  • Proactively cultivate the Technical Editing staff’s quality of work.

Technical editors may also perform the following duties at the discretion of , and under the supervision of, the Manager of Digital Production:

  • Search for and add relevant regulatory information from the FDA website.

  • Search for and add payer coverage policy information, including CMS.

  • Search for and add relevant clinical trial information.

  • Search for and add relevant professional policy statements.

  • Check cost information.

  • Construct Impact Tables.

  • Format Web Tables.

  • Other duties as deemed reasonable and appropriate by the Manager of Digital Production.


  • Adequate hearing ability and clarity of speech to facilitate telephone interaction. Sufficient manual dexterity and vision for reading and editing electronic and hardcopy documents.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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