National Comprehensive Cancer Network

About NCCN

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. Unless otherwise indicated, all positions are based in our suburban Philadelphia location. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Oncology Scientist, Drugs & Biologics Programs

Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer

Quality of Oncology Care Fellowship

Senior .NET Application Developer


Oncology Scientist, Drugs & Biologics Programs

This position is responsible for development and maintenance of the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®) and of the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®).  This staff member works collaboratively with the Director, Drugs and Biologics Programs, Information Technology (IT) staff, Guidelines Coordinators, Oncology Scientists, physician panel members, 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 NCCN clinical pharmacists and others to develop and maintain the NCCN Templates®.  Minimal travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend or review guidelines update meetings and telephone conferences to identify substantive changes in the recommended uses of drugs and biologics in the treatment of cancer
  • Review draft algorithms to identify new or changed uses of drugs and biologics in the guidelines
  • Review and update drugs and biologics database using data dictionary to ensure accurate retrieval of data in electronic systems
  • Draft new compendium entries or update existing compendium entries to reflect changes in guidelines
  • Review FDA indications and update compendium to reflect any changes in agent labels
  • Collaborate with IT staff for the development, testing, and implementation of database improvements to the NCCN Templates and NCCN Compendium
  • Develop and maintain a record of agents that are no longer recommended in the Guidelines for each disease site
  • Collaborate with NCCN licensees to ensure accurate representation of NCCN information in 3rd party electronic information systems
  • Collaborate with NCCN clinical pharmacist representatives to develop and update the NCCN Templates
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • RPh or PharmD with ability to evaluate clinical research required.  Board certification in oncology pharmacy strongly preferred
  • Experience in scientific/medical writing preferred
  • Extensive expertise in and experience with cancer treatment modalities

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have the functional knowledge to evaluate medical and drug use recommendations and to translate into comprehensive written guidelines and compendium format
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels
  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate medical information in a clear and concise manner
  • 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.


Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer

This position is responsible for the review, development, and update of scientific and clinical content for the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology® (NCCN Guidelines®) and projects related to the NCCN Guidelines®, including but not limited to continuing education materials, conference reports, and clinical content development for grant proposals, task force reports, and any NCCN Guidelines initiatives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend NCCN Guidelines® Panel meetings and web-based teleconferences
  • Perform PubMed literature searches;  develop, review, edit, and update the discussion section reflecting the current guidelines algorithms and scientific literature
  • Track scientific literature with respect to designated Guidelines assignments
  • Develop and/or review clinical content for educational grant proposals including needs assessments, objectives, and faculty recommendations for NCCN educational programs
  • Develop, edit, and/or review content for NCCN clinical information programs, including continuing education (CE) activities, conference reports, NCCN Guidelines Insights, JNCCN CE related articles, and external communication of Guidelines updates
  • Review permission requests and licensing of NCCN Guidelines information, including but not limited to print and electronic media, and integration into health-related information systems
  • Research and develop NCCN Task Force Reports based on panel presentations, discussion, and relevant scientific literature
  • Work on NCCN Guidelines-related initiatives

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • PhD or equivalent experience with ability to evaluate clinical research
  • Experience in scientific/medical writing required
  • Experience in oncology strongly preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate scientific/medical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Must possess strong attention to detail
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products
  • 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.


Quality of Oncology Care Fellowship

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 a next generation leader in the early stages of his or her career 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 relative to data and technology and the roles these mediums play in defining and measuring quality, cost, and value. The Fellow will assist NCCN in identifying areas of focus including but not limited to the challenges faced by multiple stakeholders relative to the effective application and utilization of big data, quality initiatives, observational research, and defining and reporting on quality, cost and value. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research definition and measurement of quality in oncology care
  • Identify relevant data sources for quality research and reporting
  • Assist NCCN in identifying priority areas of focus relative to defining and reporting on quality, cost and value
  • Recommend, develop and facilitate the implementation of programs relative to quality oncology care
  • Facilitate site visits to NCCN Member Institutions and other organizations doing exceptional work in quality
  • Participate in NCCN policy programs
  • 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 relevant stakeholders
  • Oncology experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff and managers at various levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • High level of professionalism
  • Team player who is also self-motivated and can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in MS Office products, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • InDesign experience a plus
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Outstanding follow up

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.


Senior .NET Application Developer

This position is responsible for writing specifications using development tools to design, build, test, implement, and support applications.  This position works closely with other IT team members and requires a customer service orientation to support end users.  The position also requires mentoring skills to assist in the growth of other developers within the team.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates new web-based applications
    • Communicates with end-users regarding requirements and support issues
    • Recommends system solutions and defines project objectives by analyzing  user requirements
    • Performs QA review and testing
    • Performs peer review of code
    • Documents functionality and design of all applications
  • Assists in maintenance of internal web-based applications
    • Repairs all errors/bugs in current coding
    • Creates new sections as needed
    • Documents all sites for both general users and IT needs
    • Maintains accuracy and consistency across all applications
  • Researches and tests new technical endeavors
    • Explores all technical possibilities and make recommendations
    • Downloads/installs/sets up software demos and configures for testing
    • Documents advantages/disadvantages of various options
    • Updates job skills by researching new technology and sharing knowledge with the other developers
  • Assists with customer service e-mails and phone calls
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, related studies or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing applications through the entire SDLC
  • 5+ years ASP.NET 3.5 or above using Web Forms or MVC 3 or above (C# as preferred language)
  • 3+ years MS SQL Server 2008, database design, and stored procedure experience
  • Experience with Entity Framework a plus
  • Knowledge of Object‐Oriented and distributed programming
  • E-Commerce and Authorize.Net API experience preferred
  • SOA, Web Services experience preferred
  • SSRS, SSIS experience preferred
  • SCRUM / Agile experience preferred
  • Visual Studio
  • Team Foundation Server
  • 5+ years XML/XSLT or JSON
  • 5+ years AJAX, JQuery
  • 5+ years HTML, CSS

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrates interest in improving the organization’s technical awareness and use of technology across the business
  • Ability to independently solve complex, analytical problems with innovative approaches and solutions
  • Ability to provide advice and support in a mentoring role to other developers
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work closely with development team members and participate in project planning
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work with end-users to determine and support their needs and communicate new functionality effectively

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.