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Post your freelance medical writing jobs on oDesk 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 oDesk, 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 Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Medical Writing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Medical Writing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 367 Medical Writing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Medical Writing Jobs

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Average Medical Writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Medical Writing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.68.

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Lauren B.

Lauren B.

Writer/Editor/Attorney: Law| Business | Creative|...

United States - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 12

For more than 15 years, I have been a writer and editor in many different capacities, from writing white papers on healthcare policy, to founding and editing a literary journal, to editing theses and dissertations for graduate students, to crafting and revising resumes. I am also an attorney, with very strong legal research and writing skills in many areas of the law. Much of my professional experience has been in healthcare policy and law, and I have an excellent grasp of medical terminology and am familiar with a broad range of health topics and issues. In addition, I write literary fiction that has been published widely. My collection of short fiction was published in June of 2014. If it's not listed, I might know it. If I don't know it, I'd love to learn it. I look forward to working with you. (Please note that my fees for legal work are higher than my posted hourly rate, which is my fee for general writing and editing.)

$30.00 /hr
22 hours
4.97
Sadeem Lodhi

Sadeem Lodhi

MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago

I am a freelance article writer, with a particular expertise in the field of biological sciences. I have several years experience in medical sciences and research. The beauty of being a science writer is that I never know what subject I am going to be working on my next project. I have had the privilege to learn and write about a wide range of areas.

$34.00 /hr
18 hours
4.79
Kathy H.

Kathy H.

Freelance Writer, Editor, and Photographer

United States - Last active: 1 day ago

With almost 24 years experience as a professional writer, editor, and photographer, I have covered numerous topics for countless publications and websites. My educational background includes bachelor's degrees in English and journalism, master's degrees in education and business, plus two years of advanced legal studies. In addition, I am certified to teach English and science in the secondary schools (grades 7 to 12). I have also taught college level courses. I can also do English-German translation.

$25.00 /hr
193 hours
4.80
Cecilia Petrus

Cecilia Petrus

Academic Editor/Medical Writer

Canada - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 6

I love to read, to learn, and to write. I am very passionate about medicine, science, and health, and I feel very fortunate to be able to combine these passions with my love for writing. I come from a broad scientific background and have a sound understanding of most biomedical topics, including cell biology, molecular biology, physiology, immunology, microbiology, pharmacology etc. For the last two years, I have been studying and working in the Skin Cancer Biology Lab at the University of British Columbia, Canada, where my research has been mainly focused on cancer (melanoma). I am currently working full time as a freelance academic editor and medical writer. I have over two years' experience in writing scientific papers and grant proposals, in performing literature reviews, and in collecting, organizing, and analyzing experimental data. I have great organizational skills and have never missed a deadline (and don't intend to start now!) Please feel free to contact me for any job related to medicine, no matter how small or how big. I'm also happy to help out with translations from Swedish to English, whether they are related to medicine or not. Cheers :)

$29.44 /hr
64 hours
4.98
Deborah C.

Deborah C.

Insider healthcare writer, PR expert

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 11

As a former Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing at a mid-size community hospital in New England, I have a decade of experience writing all manner of materials and content for physicians, service lines, cancer centers, orthopedics, diabetes, women's health, cardiology, gastroenterology, emergency medicine and a wide variety of other topics. I have written physician outreach and referral materials, patient education materials, websites, advertising copy, brochures and booklets, community education and outreach materials. I am quick to research and write. I am versed in physician reimbursement challenges and credentialing issues. I have written magazine feature stories and packaging copy. I have also written strategic plans for medical device manufacturers and launch packages for practices and medical products.

$50.00 /hr
759 hours
4.98
Leo Jux

Leo Jux

Engaging Writer and Diligent Editor. Native Englis...

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 16

I was an advisor to the BBC in London for two years. I am now a freelance writer and editor for discerning (and usually delighted) clients, itching to unleash affecting prose, or massage others' to fluidity. My natural writing style is engaging (and educational if needs be), entertaining and memorably unusual. I employ my vivacious imagination, broad awareness of evocative vocabulary, and thoroughly objectionable sense of humour. In the case of non-fiction, I incorporate research credibly into the flow of the text. I've written published books (e-books and hard copy), magazine articles, music reviews, copy, medical articles and website content. I consider myself a highly capable and perceptive editor. I have years of experience meticulously tightening and colouring novels, hundreds of articles and essays, non-fiction books, two film scripts, an e-book by an established UK psychologist, a book by an award-winning photographer and an e-book serving as guidance for professional writers. I am diligent to the point of beneficial neurosis: I notice mistakes (or thoughtlessness) in typography, flow, punctuation, structure or word choice in published works. I'm also a registered paediatric and emergency nurse, with a particular interest in holistic therapies. After graduating with Kingston University's highest mark, I went on to be a health lecturer, disaster relief worker, and advisor to various UK and Sri Lankan health charities. I helped create pilot schemes for the National Health Service. Now as a professional writer and explorer, I have no 'normal job' to interfere with my writing commissions. Writing specialisms: Humour Travel Health Music Food Film Fairytales / fantasy Children's Please see portfolio for examples of work. I currently reside in a dilapidated South-East Asian beach hut with a large spider and an internet connection. I enjoy eating, motorcycling and thaumatology.

$28.00 /hr
556 hours
4.81
Debbie J.

Debbie J.

Canada - Last active: 10/03/2013 - Tests: 4

I am an experienced writer with an extensive portfolio of top-quality work on a wide range of topics: health care, psychology, music/creative arts, biographies, software, product reviews, travel, and more. My background includes editing, transcribing, Spanish/English translation and database analyst. Prior to earning advanced degrees in Psychology and Communications I enjoyed many years as a professional musician and musical theatre teacher. The creative arts continue to inspire both my writing and my professional counseling practice.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours
4.99
Adam G.

Adam G.

Writer, Editor, Grant Proposals and Healthcare.

United Kingdom - Last active: 10/27/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

I am an experienced and reliable writer and copy editor with a strong track record of work across a range of platforms. I pride myself on providing a high standard of service and delivering work that is clear, direct and easy to comprehend. I also have significant experience of producing grant and business proposals, securing upwards of £2,000,000 in external funding for a range of statutory and non-statutory bodies in the United Kingdom. My background covers academic journal writing and editing, as well as creative original content focusing on sports journalism and healthcare commentary. The majority of my grant writing expertise has focused around the commissioning of services for vulnerable and marginalised groups. I have also written white papers for a range of start-ups and established companies. I guarantee that I will only add my name to work that is of the highest standard. I will ask questions where I am unsure, provide revisions where requested and only consider the job completed when the client is happy with the end product.

$49.00 /hr
0 hours
4.89
Gary Smith

Gary Smith

Freelance Writer

United Kingdom - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 11

I create outstanding, original and engaging copy for commercial clients. Whatever you require - whether it's sales pages, articles, reviews or commentary, I will deliver work of an extremely high standard. I was previously a lawyer in private practice where I honed my skills - generating engaging web content describing developments in case law and government policy, commentary on national and international news, information pages, promotional, and technical documentation. If you're looking for a skilled and reliable UK-based copy writer for either a one-off project or for a longer professional relationship, I won't disappoint.

$22.22 /hr
254 hours
4.87