The Senior Patient Medical Writer should have a strong knowledge of health-related science and be able to break down complex concepts and medical jargon and translate it into easy to understand language for our specific target audiences. NKF’s patient and family constituency include the general public, those at risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), early-stage CKD patients, people on dialysis, transplant recipients, living donors and potential living donors, and family members. The Senior Patient Medical Writer will be responsible for creating and managing patient-centric medical content and tools for NKF’s online “A to Z Health Guide” www.kidney.org/atoz
to motivate people affected by kidney disease to be involved and proactive in their healthcare. NKF’s patient educational material is developed and presented in a variety of formats including web, print, video, webinar, audio, etc. In addition, The Senior Patient Medical Writer will assist with NKF’s development of serialized patient education. This position will work closely with a team of medical writers responsible for all of NKF’s patient and professional education materials as well as with the Communications, Marketing, Creative Services, and Web teams at NKF.