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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in National Comprehensive Cancer Network's employment opportunities. NCCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer in a significant growth phase. If you would like to become part of our premier organization dedicated to developing programs and products to enhance cancer care, click on a job title below to learn more about the position. All positions are based in our suburban Philadelphia location. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Biostatistician

Corporate Communications Specialist

Director, Continuing Medical Education

Guidelines Layout Specialist

Oncology Nurse, Chemotherapy Template Development

Oncology Pharmacist, Drugs & Biologics Programs

Quality of Oncology Care Fellow


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Biostatistician

We are currently seeking a statistician with experience and interest in health services research to collaborate with researchers in Guidelines development, quality and value measurement, outcomes research, and clinical trials design and evaluation.

General biostatistical knowledge will enable support of several areas/functions as will experience in designing meta-analyses, appropriate study design and statistical methodology to address research objectives, perform advanced statistical analyses, and produce tables and graphics for reports and publications. This position will apply a variety of intermediate and advanced statistical techniques and technical skills independently and/or as a member of a research team to promote the collection, analysis and interpretation of data arising from research studies.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interact with the NCCN Clinical Information and Policy & Quality teams to provide biostatistical/epidemiologic support to developers of information products including Guidelines, Outcomes Program, and Quality Measures
  • Support the Oncology Research Program in evaluating and scoring proposed clinical trials submitted by clinical investigators from NCCN Member Institutions to be funded via NCCN
  • Independently carry out analyses for many types of data across a variety of cancer-related studies
  • Cooperate with the NCCN vendor to support generation of analyses from the NCCN Outcomes Database and consult on structure to ensure that analyses of NCCN Quality Measures requiring concordance with NCCN Guidelines can be performed.
  • Prepare written reports that summarize the analysis of research data, interpret the findings and provide conclusions and recommendations
  • Provide biostatistical consultation and assistance to NCCN and outside organizations
  • Meet with project teams to assess statistical needs
  • Draft written descriptions for grants, protocols and manuscripts
  • Develop/possess a working knowledge of oncology
  • Other related duties as required

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics or relevant field and 3-5 years of experience in clinical/medical research; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three to five years of experience working in a clinical research environment with expertise in studies related to cancer; experience in metaanalyses, longitudinal and regression modeling with missing data, and sample size and power calculations preferred
  • Experience with managing and analyzing data housed in complex relational databases and/or claims databases preferred
  • Training in biology or biomedical research preferred
  • Training or significant experience in 5 of the following statistical areas is required:
    • Experimental or Study Design
    • Multiple Regression
    • Longitudinal Data Analysis
    • Observational Clinical Research
    • Survival Analysis
    • Logistic Regression
    • Categorical Data Analysis
    • Clinical Trials Methodology
    • Bayesian Methods

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency with multiple statistical packages (SAS, SPSS, STATA, S-Plus)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to write, discuss and present the statistical aspects of studies with clinical investigators
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task by setting working priorities among a number of conflicting demands and concurrent projects
  • Working knowledge of development of metaanalyses, longitudinal methods with missing data, survival analysis, categorical analysis and sample size determination
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with the NCCN Analytics Team and clinical investigators having differing quantitative and clinical backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is currently located in Fort Washington, PA but we will be relocating to Plymouth Meeting, PA during October, 2018.


Corporate Communications Specialist

The Corporate Communications Specialist is responsible for the development and maintenance of communications and content including, but not limited to, NCCN standards and brand elements, newsletters, website content, and other messaging.  Minimal overnight travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work cross-functionally to develop and execute communications to enhance relevance of NCCN brand among internal, Member Institutions, patients/caregivers, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other oncology professionals
  • Maintain content and review across multiple internal and external channels for web, print collateral, power point, as well as social media, video, etc.
  • Enhance and maintain NCCN branding and written identity documents
  • Act as Contributing Editor of all NCCN newsletters, the NCCN eBulletin for the U.S., Global, and Member Institution editions. Work cross-functionally curate, author, and/or edit all content in preparation for publication of regular public-facing content
  • Coordinate communications for NCCN Global programming and events.
  • Along with Marketing Manager, manage production of NCCN Annual Report, including editorial direction, content curation, creative design concepts, print and digital publication.
  • Post changes to the NCCN Patient and Caregiver website, collaborate with internal staff, including IT, and Member Institution staff to contribute content, to build robust library of patient resources to post in timely fashion on NCCN.org/patients.
  • In collaboration with NCCN Foundation Executive Director, coordinate and implement strategies to assist broadening awareness of NCCN Foundation® including but not limited to, Communications Plans, web content, and videos, as budget allows
  • Work with Director, Member Relations to identify tactics which will broaden awareness of NCCN among Member Institutions and Affiliates
  • Collaborate with cross-functional execution and distribution of annual NCCN Member Institution metrics reports.
  • Collaborate with Policy department to review and edit communications, including letters, whitepapers, proposals, and summaries for consistent messaging and overall NCCN branding.
  • Support the maintenance of content on NCCN Social media outlets and work with creative designers  for visuals, videos, etc.; monitor and track outlet activities
  • Review NCCN permissions requests for proper NCCN written identity and brand standards
  • NCCN Flash Updates™:  Work with NCCN Guidelines Leadership, Panel Chairs, Scientists and Coordinators to author, coordinate reviews, and schedule for timely and accurate distribution
  • Author summaries of NCCN meetings as assigned
  • Author year-end Guidelines User Survey results report
  • Manage NCCN Connections; Proactively identify content for internal communications including but not limited to the NCCN Dashboard
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or equivalent
  • Medical report writing experience a plus
  • 3 – 5 years of experience within Communications and/or Marketing
  • Oncology/Healthcare experience a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong editing, writing and research skills required
  • Ability to collaborate successfully across all levels of the organization; frequent collaboration with Senior Leadership and Management Teams
  • Self-starter; motivated to proactively initiate and complete projects
  • Works successfully as part of a cross-disciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm to cross-train and develop new skill sets
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation abilities as well as absolute attention to detail required
  • Proficiency with MS Office tools, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is currently located in Fort Washington, PA but we will be relocating to Plymouth Meeting, PA during October, 2018.


Director, Continuing Medical Education

This position reports to the Senior Vice President, Finance/Chief Financial Officer (accreditation, department operations and administrative areas) and to the Chief Executive Officer (clinical content) and is responsible for the NCCN educational program including grant development, accreditation, CE compliance, strategic planning, funding, supporter relationships, reporting, forecasting and budgeting, and CE Department staff.  Some overnight travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage NCCN educational program development, planning, funding, and reporting
  • Develop and implement NCCN CE strategic initiatives
  • Develop revenue model for continuing medical education programs based on evolving clinical research, treatment options, NCCN Guideline updates, and supporters’ educational strategies; work with NCCN Senior Management to prioritize programs based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to perceived value to provider, community, and patients, as well as funding opportunities
  • Develop, maintain and expand relationships and funding opportunities with current and new supporters of NCCN educational activities
  • Communicate NCCN capabilities to supporters and maintain understanding of industry trends and needs via in-person meetings held on a regular basis
  • Oversee the overall grant submission process, including proposal development, grant submission, grant reporting, and reconciliations
  • Supervise reaccreditation procedures, ensuring continued compliance
  • Manage, mentor, and supervise CE Department employees
  • Oversee Educational Program Advisory Committee (EPAC), including incorporation of recommendations into overall future activity planning and NCCN CE Department strategic plan
  • Collaborate with internal NCCN teams to increase efficiency, productivity, and communication
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with Senior Management of NCCN’s various functional areas
  • Develop Member Institution CE Department relationships as applicable
  • Develop and manage effective and efficient CE Provider collaborations
  • Establish external presence and recognition of NCCN in the continuing education community through committee or other active involvement with the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Healthcare Professions
  • Review and update Mission Statement for CE Department on a yearly basis as required by annual department quality improvement initiative(s)
  • Work with CE Department staff to develop key policies and procedures for the Department; review and update on a yearly basis
  • Provide annual forecast of revenue from CE grant funding
  • Assist Accounting Department with grant budget preparation
  • Work with Accounting Department to prepare and monitor annual budget for the CE Department
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Education or related field or equivalent experience with clinical education (e.g., nursing, pharmacy, etc.) focus
  • Proven track record in (1) building and maintaining relationships with funders and securing CE grant funding or (2) working as a provider of CE grant funding
  • Knowledge of OIG/PhRMA, ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC Guidelines
  • Experience with Performance Improvement/Quality Improvement CE initiatives preferred
  • Experience in industry CE, accreditation, or as a non-accredited provider of CE a plus
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor staff
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office products
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external staff, managers, physicians, and funders
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is currently located in Fort Washington, PA but we will be relocating to Plymouth Meeting, PA during October, 2018.


Guidelines Layout Specialist

This position is responsible for the formatting and updating of algorithm content (decision tree/flow chart) of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology® (NCCN Guidelines®) in collaboration with faculty members at NCCN member institutions and NCCN Clinical Information Staff. This position requires minimal overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collate comments from NCCN Member Institutions (Institutional Review), in preparation for NCCN Guidelines updates
  • Coordinate web conferences, in preparation for NCCN Guidelines panel meetings, for subcommittee assignments, and for review of preliminary and final Guideline versions
  • Coordinate collection of meeting materials for NCCN Guidelines panel meetings and web conferences 
  • Attend Guidelines Panel meetings and web teleconferences
  • Update, format, and finalize NCCN Guidelines algorithms using Adobe InDesign with guidance
  • Draft content for communication of updates to the NCCN Guidelines (FLASH updates)
  • Draft content to document any issues that required votes from the Panel during the NCCN Guidelines update (Transparencies)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in health-related field strongly preferred. Masters preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of NCCN Guidelines and/or oncology
  • 5+ years in related healthcare experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe products 
  • Familiar with medical terminology specific to oncology
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is currently located in Fort Washington, PA but we will be relocating to Plymouth Meeting, PA during October, 2018.


Oncology Nurse, Chemotherapy Template Development

This position is responsible for development and maintenance of the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®) as well as the review and integration of content from the NCCN Templates into electronic health record (EHR) systems.  This work is completed in collaboration with the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Programs team of oncology pharmacists and nurses, the multidisciplinary NCCN Chemotherapy Order Template Committee, Information Technology (IT) staff, and NCCN Templates® licensees. This position requires minimal overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, update, and/or review the NCCN Templates based on recommendations for chemotherapy found within the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®)
  • Learn and use custom software system designed for template publication and maintenance; keep accurate and transparent records of all edits and changes to NCCN Templates
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary NCCN Chemotherapy Order Template Committee to review NCCN Templates content
  • Collaborate with NCCN licensees to ensure accurate representation of NCCN Templates content in 3rd party electronic information systems
  • Collaborate with IT staff for the development, testing, and implementation of database improvements to the NCCN Templates to ensure accurate retrieval of data in electronic systems
  • Respond to patient and professional inquiries related to the NCCN Templates
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • RN with 10+ years of clinical oncology experience, including 5+ years of oncology infusion center experience
  • BSN and OCN strongly preferred
  • Experience in scientific/medical writing preferred
  • Previous participation in implementation team for chemotherapy orders in electronic systems a plus
  • Project management or oncology health information systems experience a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have extensive clinical knowledge of chemotherapy administration across a broad range of oncology disease types and drug regimens
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products and comfortable working in or learning database systems
  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate medical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and ability to maintain and prioritize multiple projects
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is currently located in Fort Washington, PA but we will be relocating to Plymouth Meeting, PA during October, 2018.


Oncology Pharmacist, Drugs & Biologics Programs

This position is responsible for development and maintenance of the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®) and NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®).  This staff member works collaboratively with the Drugs & Biologics Programs team of oncology pharmacists and nurses, Guidelines Coordinators, Oncology Scientists, physician panel members, Information Technology (IT) staff, etc. to ensure prompt and accurate incorporation of new drug indications and regimens from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) into the NCCN Compendium® and related informatics tools.  Staff member also works with the multidisciplinary NCCN Chemotherapy Order Template Committee to develop and maintain the NCCN Templates®.  This position requires minimal overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend NCCN Guidelines panel meetings in person or via teleconference and review draft algorithms to identify changes in the recommended uses of drugs and biologics
  • Draft new compendium entries or update existing compendium entries to reflect changes in the NCCN Guidelines
  • Develop and maintain a record of agents that are no longer recommended in the NCCN Guidelines for each compendium chapter
  • Review FDA indications and update compendium to reflect any changes in agent labels
  • Develop, update, and/or review the NCCN Templates based on recommendations for chemotherapy found within the NCCN Guidelines
  • Learn and use custom software system designed for template publication and maintenance; keep accurate and transparent records of all edits and changes to NCCN Templates
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary NCCN Chemotherapy Order Template Committee to review NCCN Templates content
  • Collaborate with NCCN licensees to ensure accurate representation of NCCN Compendium content in 3rd party electronic information systems
  • Collaborate with IT staff for the development, testing, and implementation of database improvements to the NCCN Compendium and NCCN Templates to ensure accurate retrieval of data in electronic systems
  • Respond to patient and professional inquiries related to the NCCN Compendium
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • RPh or PharmD with extensive expertise in and experience with cancer treatment modalities, including ability to evaluate clinical research
  • Board certification in oncology pharmacy (BCOP) and/or PGY2 oncology specialty residency strongly preferred
  • Experience in scientific/medical writing preferred
  • Previous participation in implementation team for chemotherapy orders in electronic systems a plus
  • Project management or oncology health information systems experience a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have the functional knowledge to evaluate medical and drug use recommendations and translate into comprehensive written compendium and chemotherapy order template format
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products and comfortable working in or learning database systems
  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate medical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and ability to maintain and prioritize multiple projects
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels
  • Understanding of implications of compendium and order set products for utilization and coverage policy is a plus

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is currently located in Fort Washington, PA but we will be relocating to Plymouth Meeting, PA during October, 2018.


Quality of Oncology Care Fellow

The mission of NCCN is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives. In furtherance of this Mission and the NCCN Vision to be the world’s leader in defining and advancing high-quality, high-value cancer care, the NCCN Quality of Oncology Care Fellowship is aimed at encouraging an emerging leader to research, develop, recommend, and facilitate the implementation of programs relative to defining quality oncology care.

The Fellow, through collaboration with experts from NCCN Member Institutions and other relevant stakeholders, will identify both trends and gaps in both data and technology, and the roles these mediums play in defining and measuring quality, cost, and value of cancer care. The fellow will provide staff support including the management of all communications and logistics to the NCCN Quality and Outcomes Committee. The Fellow will be responsible for the research and tracking of the quality and outcomes landscape and assist in the identification of existing measures for endorsement, identification of gaps, and the development of measures. Additionally, the Quality fellow will work with the policy and payer team to support relationships with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), private payers and policy makers and influencers, including but not limited to leadership at applicable departments at The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to advance NCCN quality initiatives.  The Fellow will assist NCCN in identifying areas of focus including but not limited to the challenges faced by multiple stakeholders pertaining to the effective application and utilization of big data, real world evidence, quality initiatives, observational research, and defining and reporting on quality, cost and value. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research, track and communicate, across stakeholders and mediums, the quality of oncology care landscape, including, but not limited to definition, measurement, application, and impact across the oncology ecosystem. 
  • Identify relevant data sources and organizations for quality research and reporting. 
  • Coordinate and assist with the management of the NCCN Quality and Outcomes Committee and subcommittees by performing research and analysis, and organizing and participating in meetings and conference calls.
  • Assist NCCN in defining, developing measures, and reporting on quality, cost and value.
  • Recommend, develop and facilitate the implementation of programs relating to quality oncology care.
  • Facilitate site visits to NCCN Member Institutions and other organizations doing exceptional work in quality.
  • Participate in NCCN policy programs.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute a roundtable at the NCCN Annual Conference.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute at least one policy summit as part of the NCCN Policy Summit Series.
  • Assist and participate in applicable NCCN committees and advisory groups as they relate to quality care initiatives and discussions.
  • Author publications in academic journals and mainstream media.
  • Track legislation and cancer-policy issues relevant to quality and to the NCCN Mission and Vision.
  • Author white papers and articles pertaining to quality care, as appropriate.
  • Contribute to internal bi-weekly policy updates to communicate quality issues to NCCN staff.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful completion of a graduate program in health policy, business, public policy, public health, medicine, economics, epidemiology, statistics, or other quality-related field.
  • Excellence in quantitative analysis and statistical methods as evidenced by graduate-level statistics and methods courses.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of national oncology quality of care discussion and movement, as well as key challenges facing all stakeholders.
  • Oncology experience preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Potential for leadership in quality and the science of improvement.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff, managers, and physicians at various levels.
  • Sound problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and achieve project timelines.
  • Effective time management.
  • Able to take initiative and work independently.

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is currently located in Fort Washington, PA but we will be relocating to Plymouth Meeting, PA during October, 2018.