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Post your freelance medical writing jobs on Upwork and hire talented medical writers to manage your medical transcription or document translation project, write medical journal or magazine articles, or to manage your health blog or website. These freelancers can assist you with medical research reports, academic essays, or journal articles, or they can upload and update your online health store products. They can also write medical news articles or research articles and reports on any topic—from public health and hospitals to pregnancy tips, fitness and exercise, or first aid instructions.

Medical writing refers to the task of creating scientific documents that accurately describe medical research results, medication use and procedures, or other medical information. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find experienced medical writers, doctors and nurses, medical students or medical assistants who can write detailed articles, public health reports or blog posts about technical medical topics.

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Medical Writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.70.

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  1. Adam Gowland

    Adam Gowland

    Writer, Researcher, Health and Medical Specialist.

    United Kingdom - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a UK based copywriter specialising in medical and pharmaceutical research. I work with a range of clients at different stages of their projects, whether it be scoping out a large research project or the final stage editorial process. However you choose to work, and whatever size your project, I offer a professional, diligent service, adding value through deep subject knowledge, meticulous research skills, and a commitment to developing a clear understanding of your needs. I have worked for a range of big name clients including GSK, NHS Choices, IDG, Johnson&Johnson, and Pfizer. I also regularly write medical, health or general sales copy (B2B / B2C) for a number of smaller businesses looking to establish themselves in the market, as well as advising on aspects of their branding strategy. My portfolio, client feedback, and high percentage of repeat custom displays my commitment to healthcare writing excellence and a professional and personable service. I offer a wide range of services,including: Healthcare Research *Evidence reviews for journal articles, theses, academic professionals, and individual businesses (inc. systematic reviews, meta-analysis, desktop and library research, conducting interviews, reporting from conferences or meetings) Topical writing *Op-eds on contemporary health, social care, and medical current affairs * Health and Social Care Practice, Policy and Strategy * Public Health, Current Affairs and Public / Social Policy * Grant and Proposal Writing / Consulting * Speeches and lectures for scientific meetings, conferences and symposia * Assisting ESL / EAL clients (research, writing and spoken word) Specific Documents *Websites *E-learning training materials *Digital content *Patient information *Professional education *Newsletters *Media materials *Toolkits *Reports *Interviews *Case studies *Supplements *Meeting reports *Magazines *Policy briefs *Proposals *Annual reports I am also a published academic author and can provide advice on editing, developmental editing, and compliance with journal guidelines and criteria. I regularly proof, develop and translate documents for a range of healthcare professionals who speak English as a second language and are looking to publish in the US or UK. I also work closely with a network of translators who are experienced in translating complex medical terminology into English from a number of different languages. I can write copy from scratch or join you halfway through a project if you don't have the time, or can't see the wood for the trees and require a new perspective. I do not ghost write any academic articles for students or aspiring academics looking to publish under their own name(s).

    $71.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.90
  2. Kelli Hansen

    Kelli Hansen Agency Contractor

    RN w/experience- Freelance healthcare,nursing writing, web research

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor's Degree of 17+ yrs. I hold various certifications and work experiences in the healthcare field from home health care to long-term care insurance case management. I have knowledge and expertise in reviewing medical records and creating case chronologies and written documentation of reports. I have written articles on LinkedIn, published a written article in a professional journal, and have recently authored a chapter on Patients' Rights in a legal nursing book set to be published in 2015. I am currently finishing up my Master's degree in Health Care Operations Management. Past work experiences include preparing attorneys for trial with regards to medical record interpretations, medical review/case chronologies, medical/legal research on cases, participating in depositions, and consulting with attorneys and other persons to educate on healthcare topics and standards of care. I currently own a small business in which I provide services for Freelance medical related writing and general nurse consulting. Certifications: Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Certified Managed Care Nurse (CMCN), Legal Nurse Consultant- Certificate, Certificate in Patient Advocacy

    Associated with: Advocate Nurses, LLC

    $60.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Nancy Guido

    Nancy Guido

    Executive Administrative Assistant/Web Developer/Translator

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Seeking a position in Customer Service/Client Retention. Fluent in English/Spanish and some French, American Sign-Language. Efficient in MS Word / Excel / Power Point /HTML/ Vista Operating System. Special Projects Completed using Graphs, Slide Shows and Standard Letters. Keyboarding over 65 wpm. Have worked as a Technical Suppor Agent trouble shooting Hardware-Software issues and as an Executive Administrative Assistant for a non profit organization. 9+ years of Customer Service experience in different environments. Excellent in multi-tasking, and able to communicate with customers while inputing data entry and problem solving.

    $25.00 /hr
    133 hours
    5.00
  4. Charles S.

    Charles S.

    American Medical Writer, Tech Writer and PhD engineer

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    Hi there, like my title line says I do have a PhD in engineering, but I consider it a mission in life to take the complex and express it in more basic terms. Simply put: I take all those fancy $10 words and replace them with 5 cent words that anyone can understand... while still getting the same point across. I do this quickly and professionally and I can do it for you. So, if it's new writing, engaging blogs, web content, white papers, research papers or pretty much anything else, I am ready and willing to help you capture more readers and improve your business. I did product development for many years with some of the biggest companies in the game like: Johnson and Johnson and Flextronics, but also many others. I understand the ins and outs of the technology space and I am ready to apply these skills to your projects and help you be successful Here's some of my most recently published articles enjoy and thanks for reading. Ebola Test Approvals by FDA http://www.meddeviceonline.com/doc/ebola-outbreak-necessitates-use-of-unapproved-diagnostic-test-0001 Recent advances in Graphene Biomaterials http://www.meddeviceonline.com/doc/serendipitous-discovery-may-lead-to-graphene-based-drug-delivery-0001 New Technologies to Diagnose Skin Cancer http://www.meddeviceonline.com/doc/will-spectroscopic-exams-replace-biopsies-0001 Earbud Based Biometric Sensors http://www.meddeviceonline.com/doc/earbuds-for-medical-monitoring-unconventional-design-yields-unique-benefits-0001

    $44.44 /hr
    138 hours
    4.87
  5. Khalid Kamar

    Khalid Kamar

    Professional Linguist specialized in Forex trading and medical field

    Malaysia - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 6

    I’m a medical school grad and professional translator. In the past few years, I’ve taken on various translation projects that enable me to share my expertise in Malay language. I was also national champion in essay writing growing up. Backed with entrepreneurial experience and forex trading in the past years, I’m determined to use my knowledge to provide excellent translation to my clients. Marketable and friendly localization is my motto.

    $15.00 /hr
    852 hours
    4.95
  6. JOSE CASTRO

    JOSE CASTRO

    Doctor of Medicine and Surgery

    Philippines - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 31 - Portfolio: 15

    In the first 9 years of my employment, I was involved in the management of health and nutrition researches in the Philippines. Specifically, my worked revolved around the development and writing of health and nutrition researches; their submission to foreign funding agencies; and their implementation when grant(s) is/are procured. In the next 12 years, I was employed in different pharmaceutical companies. I started as clinical research coordinator, followed by being sales and marketing manager, as marketing research consultant, and then as head of a business corporation. After leaving the pharmaceutical industry in mid 2005, I started to have full time medical practice.

    $27.78 /hr
    684 hours
    4.95
  7. Dr. Elizabeth Lewis

    Dr. Elizabeth Lewis

    Medical Physician, Medical Consultant, Sports Injury Analyst, Author

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a Board-Certified and Fellowed, Medical Doctor who has over 2 decades of experience in consulting, case review and all issues involving sports-related injuries. In addition to my consulting and sports injury work, I am also a published author and business entrepreneur. I am a native US citizen and am educated at a top-tier American Medical University. I have served as the medical consultant on many projects, some of which include domestic start-up opportunities, international medical import projects and medical-based venture capital consulting. I also write and edit all varieties of medical documents including research and technical copy. From white copy to online articles, I can provide you with quality medical content. I've written/edited everything from chapters in specialty medical text books, grant proposals for clinical professors, monthly newsletters for physicians offices, online content for health-related websites and much, much more. You will be 100% satisfied with my work...I guarantee it! _________________________________________________________________ *Content production is offered exclusively as a ghost writer. I do not endorse products/services or permit my by line to be used with the content I produce through Odesk. If this is something you need, please contact me prior to offering me the writing work. *Please do not approach me to write prescriptions or provide medical advice.

    $83.33 /hr
    104 hours
    5.00
  8. Trina l. M.

    Trina l. M.

    Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

    I enjoy being an author and putting pen to paper, so to speak. For me, writing brings with it the joy of creation. A Thought-Pattern In some of my pieces, I share a thought-pattern with readers. Whether the reader agrees with my thought-processes is irrelevant, in that, my goal is for the reader to leave the piece with more knowledge on the topic than he/she had before reading it. Restaurant Critic/Current Events As a restaurant critic and current event blogger, I offer readers fun and lively insight into the places to eat and things to do. I really enjoy writing these personal pieces. They give me the opportunity to add a bit of humor to the content. Informational Content Some of my other works offer the reader the information that he/she is looking to attain about a particular procedure, product or service. Hands-On Experience My hands-on experience in the medical field helps me successfully walk an individual through various tests and procedures. I write content for cardiologists, vein specialists, cosmetic surgeons, chiropractors, dentists, prosthodontists, periodontists and orthodontists. I also write content for security companies and law firms. Topics - in alphabetical order: • Advertising • Automobile diagnostics and repair • Cosmetic surgery procedures and information • Dental procedures including Invisalign and implants • Drug and alcohol addiction, and rehabilitation • Fashion and beauty • Health, auto and home insurance • History • Legal issues including divorce, DUI, personal injury and auto accidents • Mental illness and anxiety • Parenting • Pet care • Prescription medications and herbal remedies • Real estate information and vacation destinations • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) • Signs and symptoms of various diseases and conditions • Social media • Treatment information related to diseases and conditions How-to articles - in alphabetical order: • Applying for a personal loan or mortgage • Beauty – fashion - hairstyles • Budgeting • Cooking • Diets (gluten-free, diabetic etc.) • DIY projects • Emergency preparedness • Environmental issues • Gardening • Green living • Health and fitness • Improve credit ratings • Nutrition My goal is to create a unique and interesting piece.

    $27.78 /hr
    6 hours
    4.99
  9. Megan W.

    Megan W.

    B2B Content - Healthcare, Startups, Mobile Apps

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    *Copyblogger Certified Content Marketer* I find where your strategy, content and customers meet. I'm an ROI focused content strategist focused on health and healthcare, and an active member of the American Medical Writers Association. I've worked in entrepreneurial healthcare organizations for more than 12 years. I have an MBA with an international focus and a degree in hospital administration. I've run blogs and social media presences that connect with real people for over a decade and I curate news in healthcare. Content Experience: Lead-generation focused blog articles, newsletters, webinar text, static blog content, email autoresponder courses Healthcare Experience: My experience in the healthcare industry includes hospital revenue cycle management, patient accounting systems (Epic, Meditech, Invision), claims appeals, contract modeling, off-shore team management, HIPAA compliance, healthcare news research and content creation, CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9 and 10 coding and news research, EHR and commercial insurance contracts. Current projects: I write on healthcare and information technology at Business Solutions Magazine and am in charge of content strategy at LoveYourNiche.net and GroundWorkBJJ.com. I also have over 4 years experience running and moderating (some very interesting) social media pages and groups.

    $100.00 /hr
    2 hours
    4.95
  10. Archit Rastogi

    Archit Rastogi

    Content Creator, Blogger & Blog Manager, CV & Resume Writer

    India - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    Working as a content writer for over two years, I have managed to hone my skills such that they are perfectly suited to meet the needs of my clients. I have extensive experience in creative writing, technical writing, editing, search engine optimization and corporate planning. I run my own website at http://www.loquaciouswords.com/ . I have helped many blog and website owners by writing creative engaging content which has helped drive traffic to their sites. Apart from this, I am also highly skilled at SEO and keyword research. With an extensive personal network, I can help you craft a perfect digital popularization strategy for building a readership of RELEVANT readers on your blog. I am currently ranked among the top 10% of all oDeskers for my internet marketing skills, US English word usage skills and US English vocabulary. Thanks to my marketing skills, I have also developed a great knack for writing resumes and professional networking website profiles like LinkedIn. I rank among the top 30% for these skills. More details are available on my Tests page. Outside of oDesk, I am an engineering student with a major in Biotechnology. I am an avid researcher with numerous publications in Scopus Indexed peer reviewed journals. I have considerable experience in technical and academic writing. I'm well equipped to help students write their statements of purpose and resumes. You can view my academic profile here: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Archit_Rastogi3/ You would make a great choice by hiring me. The content I write is fun, charming and extremely engaging. I believe in nurturing business relations and a majority of my jobs are with repeat clients. I believe that good communication between my clients and me is key to the success of any project and welcome constructive criticism. This means that you can ask for an edit on something I write innumerable times, until you are completely satisfied! This makes you a happy customer and me a better writer. Take a look through my portfolio to get a detailed idea of the different types of writing that I am skilled at. It's short, simple and diverse. I promise it won't take you longer than 2 minutes and you're sure to find a relevant sample.

    $50.00 /hr
    27 hours
    4.90