Wolters Kluwer Proofreader in Glendale, California

To reduce the variability that stands in the way of effective care, Wolters Kluwer Health solutions deliver clarity when and where it matters most. Our trusted medical evidence and technology solutions engage clinicians, patients, students, researchers, and the next generation of healthcare providers to drive more effective decisions and consistent outcomes across the continuum of care. Our proven solutions include learning and research, advanced clinical decision support, patient engagement, surveillance solutions and more. Learn more at www.wolterskluwer.com/health.

Learner's Digest (LDI), based in Glendale, California, partners with medical societies and institutions to record and publish the content from their national and international medical meetings, turning this content into continuing medical education for health care professionals, primarily those in clinical practice. Some of our partners include the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and American Academy of Neurology, American Psychiatric Association and many more.

Proofreader reads all ADF written summaries and revise as necessary. Review all text for each lecture ensuring adherence to ADF and AMA style guidelines. Review and revise lecture titles, credentials, affiliation, pub date, vol/issue. Compare written Faculty Disclosure to speakers' permission form. Check CME questions/answers to ensure accuracy, logic, and spelling. Proof read final PDF print document to ensure all revisions were made. Check for grammatical errors.

Performs proofreading of CD labels sleeves for ADF's subscriptions products. Review and revise as necessary speaker names, credentials, and location affiliations by comparing against speaker permission form, affiliation website, writer's preparation doc, and audio introduction script. Check program and lecture titles for correct word usage/terminology using internet search and reference materials ensuring adherence to ADF style.

Edit ADF lectures for website before publishing to ensure lectures, speaker titles and credentials match; edit and revise as needed.

After training, the Proofreaderperforms substantive editing, copy editing, and proofreading processes or ADF's Board Review writing, with specific attention to the structure, organization, and concepts central to the appropriate style guides and clinical standards. Performs substantive editing of written lecture summaries by listening to and correctly interpreting spoken language of lecturers with diverse speech patterns and regional accents. Eliminates wordiness, triteness, and jargon, and ensures smooth transitions, an appropriate pace, a uniform tone, and a clear focus. Ensures use of language that eliminates any appearance of bias toward specific products. Contributes to the accuracy of the audio portion of ADF programs by flagging incorrect or misspoken information. Back up to Associate Content Editors as needed (vacations, sick, etc).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of terminology.

  • Rephrase sentences to ensure conciseness, clarity, smooth transition, and within-paragraph flow.

  • Check formatting to ensure style tags are correctly applied from document template.

  • Review and revise program title, lecture title, speaker name and credentials, speaker affiliations, publication date and volume/issue, (as needed) for ADF CD sleeve and label.

  • Review and revise (as needed) final written PDF of ADF's written summaries including program title, lecture title, speaker name and credentials, speaker affiliations, publication date and volume/issue.

  • After completion of training, perform substantive editing on ADF Board Review products to ensure that written summaries accurately reflect the intent of orally delivered lectures.

Other Duties:

  • Back up print production manager on website editing, submitting programs to printer, and making revisions directly to Indesign layout.

Education: Bachelor's degree (or higher) with emphasis on biologic sciences, medicine, English and/or Journalism, or equivalent experience.

Required Experience:

1 year of experience in Biomedical sciences, medicine, English and/or Journalism, or equivalent including:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Proofreading experience

  • Working knowledge of MS Office

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:

  • Experience using InDesign a plus

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract concrete variables

  • Ability to perform medical literature searches and interpret and summarize data from clinical trials

  • Must be able to work within publication deadlines

Travel Requirements: minimal, possibly up to5%

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.

ABOUT WOLTERS KLUWER

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO)

Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

INFORMATION

For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at 888 (4985) 4771.

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