Wolters Kluwer Clinical Nurse Editor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clinical Nurse Editor

Requisition Number: 17-17037

State: Pennsylvania

City: Philadelphia

Shift: Not Applicable

Job Description: Wolters Kluwer Health (WKH), is a leading global provider, with approximately 2,600 employees in 36 countries worldwide, of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Professionals and students have long relied on Wolters Kluwer Health textbooks, reference products, and journals. Our bibliographic and reference databases, drug information software, point-of-care tools, web-based information systems and online continuing education products also support the delivery of health information via interactive formats.

Wolters Kluwer Health’s, Health Learning, Research & Practice group (HLRP) is a global leader in providing innovative online research solutions and medical and nursing journal publishing solutions for healthcare practitioners, students, and research professionals. HLRP has a presence in 142 countries and adoption by more than 95% of the world’s academic medical institutions. HLRP is known for its two strong brands, Ovid (www.ovid.com) and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (www.lww.com) journals.

The Clinical Nurse Editor is responsible for providing accurate, relevant, complete, consistent, current, evidence-based clinical content for assigned product(s) on-time and on-budget. The Clinical Editor manages all phases of the content development cycle for all assigned product deliverables, whether delivered in print or electronic format.


•Initiate all clinical pre-transmittal workflow steps to ensure on-time delivery of content.

•Assist the editorial assistant to identify qualified contributors and reviewers for new content development or revision.

•Develop and provide clear clinical guidelines for contributors, reviewers, freelance clinical editors, and vendors.

•Direct and consult with contributors to ensure manuscripts obtained contain accurate, useful, and complete information.

•Engage, supervise and direct freelance clinical editors or vendors to assist with various clinical tasks or workflow steps.

•Review all clinical information in content before transmittal to the product manager to ensure it is accurate, relevant, complete, consistent, current, and evidence-based. Edit and rewrite text as needed. This includes communicating with contributors/reviewers and other authorities as necessary to resolve any questions.

•Clinically mange the components of project(s) in different states of development simultaneously.

•Assist with the development of products, including but not limited to reviewing competition, developing outlines, determining content sources, and commissioning manuscripts.

•Consult with product managers, designers, marketers, and other personnel as needed to help them understand nursing concepts and scientific or medical information.

•Accurately and completely prepare and deliver all required components at transmittal.

•Monitor clinical budgets, recommend and institute changes when necessary.

•Participate in new product development or product expansion, including but not limited to writing project rationales, developing tables of contents and samples, as requested; and soliciting new ideas at conferences and special workshops or focus sessions.

•Perform other related clinical editorial tasks as needed

Qualifications: Qualifications


•College degree – Master of Science (MSN) required; advanced practice nurse (nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist preferred); RN licensure.

•4+ years of current acute care clinical nursing experience required. One year of clinical editing experience (preferred)

•This position can be a career path from the Senior Clinical Editor position.

•General computer literacy and specific demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Office software – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

•Strong knowledge of the Nursing market

•Flexible team player able to handle fast pace and multiple assignments

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Ability to supervise and direct freelancers or vendors

•Strong detail orientation combined with broad conceptual understanding

•Effective analytical, judgment, and decision-making skills

•Effective people skills: flexibility, diplomacy, and cooperative attitude

•Strong time management skills; ability to prioritize effectively and meet deadlines


•Clinical editing experience

•Continued practice as a per diem nurse or APN or adjunct faculty role

Travel Requirements:

•Available to travel as needed (limited)

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 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 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.

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


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and 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.


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) 495-4771.