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Hill-Rom Technical Writer in Batesville, Indiana

Hillrom is a $2.9B leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions. Hillrom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.DescriptionDescription * Creates, develops, writes, and edits operational and instructional documents to support the end-users of company products; ensures that documents conform to existing department style guidelines as well as quality assurance and regulatory standards * Collaborates cross-functionally to plan, research, develop, and prepare publication plans for each assigned project that describe the scope, content, and intended audience of required documents * Assists in providing accurate cost and schedule estimates and manages the development and production of documents within budget on schedule * Conducts interviews with technical staff and other functional groups to gather information for projects while managing the creation, review, update, and release of technical communication deliverables * Provides rough drafts, sketches, and other appropriate inputs required by department illustrators to create illustrations and artwork for final documents * Revises existing documents to support product changes * Learns unfamiliar technical communication tools quickly, and possesses an aptitude for documenting complex technologies * Works with appropriate Tech Comm team members to obtain translation and delivery schedule estimates and share them with project teams * Manages multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizes work appropriately to satisfy multiple project teams, and seeks assistance from Tech Comm colleagues as needed to resolve conflicting project demandsQualificationsQualifications * Bachelors degree in Technical Communication or related field of study desired * Prefer 2-4 years of experience in technical writing * Proven writing and editing skills, with excellent attention to detail * Proven ability to adjust writing style and content according to audience needs, including clinicians/operators, technicians, and engineers * Proven skills with desktop publishing concepts and proficiency with commonly used publishing tools e.g., FrameMaker/Adobe Technical Communication Suite and Word * General knowledge of Technical Communication practices, techniques, and standards * Familiarity with production processes for print documents and web-based publications * Strong organizational and communication skills * Proficient problem-solving skills * Effective Time Management; independently manage your time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficientlyHillrom is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity img height=1 width=1 border=0 src=https://hillrom.contacthr.com/78159744.jpg /Employer's Job# 78159744Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.

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