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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.

Director, Payer and Employer Outreach

Director, Policy and Quality

Oncology Pharmacy Specialist, Drugs & Biologics Programs

Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer

Receptionist


Director, Payer and Employer Outreach

Reporting to the Vice President, U.S & Global Development, the Director, Payer and Employer Outreach is responsible for contributing to the overall development and implementation of payer and employer strategies, tactics and collaborations to support the advancement of the NCCN Mission and Vision and the relevance and influence of NCCN content. The Director is responsible for serving as the point of contact with commercial (private) payers, government payers, employers, PBMs, and ACOs. The Director is also responsible for the commercialization of the NCCN family of Compendia and effectively serving as an internal advocate for payer issues and priorities. The position will participate in other related projects and perform other functions as may be required from time to time. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to the overall development and implementation of payer and employer strategies, tactics, and collaborations
  • Serve as the point of contact with employers and private and public payers
  • Provide the payer point of view and priorities as part of market research, business development and marketing planning and other internal strategic planning processes
  • Execute on strategies for and collaborations with health information technology vendors working on behalf of payers for the commercial use of the NCCN Guidelines and/or the NCCN family of Compendia, including business development, contracting and management of ongoing relationships
  • Contribute to the development of payer and employer strategies and programs as determined by market environment for NCCN content relevance and influence, revenue generation and brand awareness 
  • Manage the planning, organization, implementation and tracking of payer and employer strategies and programs
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement compelling and differentiated product value propositions for the commercialization of the NCCN family of Compendia
  • Identify rich market insights to inform comprehensive commercial strategies and aligned messaging across relevant stakeholders
  • Manage outreach and coordination of the NCCN Products & Services Committee and related activities
  • Develop program budgets with accountability for achieving net revenue goals

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, Marketing or equivalent required, Master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the not-for-profit, healthcare, managed care, pharmaceutical/biotech industry or equivalent preferred
  • Oncology experience preferred
  • Experience in translating strategy into tactical implementation and to motivate people to execute on strategy
  • Demonstrated credibility and relationships within the healthcare space, payer environment preferred
  • Experience in account management or sales, working with employers or employer groups on healthcare issues a plus
  • Working knowledge of health insurance, health policy, and healthcare reform
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working independently and in groups in a collegial manner, including cross functional teams and internal/external networking
  • Understand health information technology’s direction, trends, and strategic business impact on implementation of payer policies and programs
  • General knowledge of contracting

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong decision-making capabilities
  • Critical thinking skills, strategic, creative, and innovative solutions to internal or external customer needs
  • Strong business acumen
  • Exemplary interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
  • High level of professionalism
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Outstanding follow-up
  • Ability to proficiently use computer and good knowledge of Microsoft Office

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.


Director, Policy and Quality

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, U.S & Global Development, the Director, Policy and Quality is responsible for contributing to the overall development and implementation of the NCCN Policy and Quality programs to support the advancement of the NCCN Mission and Vision and the relevance and influence of NCCN content. The Director will work toward the development and execution of strategies to support establishing NCCN as the arbiter of what constitutes quality outcomes in high-quality, high-value cancer care collaborating with policy experts to ensure NCCN plays a visible advocacy role, effectively influencing policy discussion about quality, outcomes, and value for cancer care. The position will participate in other related projects and perform other functions as may be required from time to time. This position requires occasional overnight travel.
 
MAJOR RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Responsible for contributing to the overall development and implementation of the NCCN Policy and Quality programs
  • Responsible for contributing to the effective execution of policy-related strategies within the NCCN Strategic Plan
  • Act as ACA and related programs expert providing council to NCCN leadership on the development of policy priorities
  • Establish annual approaches and vehicles for effective execution of NCCN’s health policy agendas/priorities
  • Develop strategies to support establishing NCCN as the arbiter of what constitutes quality outcomes in high-quality, high-value cancer care
  • Collaborate with policy experts and leverage expertise at NCCN Member Institutions to ensure NCCN plays a visible advocacy role, effectively influencing policy discussion about quality, outcomes, and value for cancer care
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to develop and implement compelling and differentiated product value propositions for the enhancement of the influence and visibility of NCCN Content across the oncology sphere
  • Work to ensure that the NCCN “Brand” is acknowledged and NCCN Content is incorporated as the standard for cancer care, what constitutes quality outcomes, and/or remains a required element of concordance in existing and emerging coverage models
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to identify and provide external audiences with improved accessibility to expanded descriptions of NCCN Guidelines and derivatives processes, including the types of data evaluated, criteria for inclusion, and implications of recommendations for the policy makers, payers, patients and the clinicians
  • Work to ensure continued utilization of NCCN Guidelines and/or derivatives for coverage determination by CMS (for Medicare) and commercial insurers/payers
  • Act as primary point of contact for optimization of expertise and research of NCCN Member Institution committees and increase inter-committee collaboration to influence quality, value, and access discussions and initiatives
  • Act as primary point of contact with policy stakeholders including but not limited to industry, advocacy and professional specialty organizations
  • Provide oversight for the NCCN Policy staff
  • Responsible for contributing to the overall development and implementation of payer and employer strategies, tactics and collaborations
  • Responsible for serving as the point of contact for CMS for business purposes relating to compendia and similar products
  • Participate in payer and employer outreach            
  • Collaborate with experts to Impact health policy discussions in support of the advancement of the NCCN Mission and Vision
  • Develop and execute on strategies for and collaborations with health information technology vendors working on behalf of payers and employers to support quality programs and pay-for-performance models
  • Identify rich market insights to inform comprehensive commercial strategies and aligned messaging across relevant stakeholders
  • Develop program budgets with accountability for achieving net revenue goals

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree or Ph.D. preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience within the not-for-profit, healthcare, managed care, pharmaceutical/biotech industry, or equivalent preferred
  • Evidence of leadership abilities as demonstrated by progressive professional responsibilities, mentoring, and ability to lead highly performing teams
  • Oncology experience preferred
  • Experience in translating strategy into tactical implementation and to motivate people to execute on strategy
  • Demonstrated credibility and relationships within Payer environment
  • Experience in working with Employers or Employer groups on Healthcare issues is a plus
  • Experience and in depth understanding of health insurance, health policy and healthcare reform required
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working independently and in groups in a collegial manner, including cross functional teams and internal/external networking
  • Understand health information technology’s direction, trends and strategic business impact on implementation of quality and payer policies and programs a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong Decision making capabilities
  • Critical thinking skills, strategic, creative and innovative solutions to internal or external customer needs
  • Strong business acumen competency
  • Exemplary interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
  • High level of professionalism consistent with NCCN Core Values
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Outstanding follow-up
  • Ability to proficiently use computer and good knowledge of Microsoft Office

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 Pharmacy Specialist, 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 Senior Director, Compendia Development, 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 related 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
  • Leadership experience would be a positive

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
  • Participate in development and maintenance of Guidelines algorithms in Guidelines Authoring Tool (GAT)
  • 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.


Receptionist

The receptionist is the initial contact person for visitors and callers and provides the first impression of NCCN.  The receptionist greets and directs visitors and callers in a friendly, professional, helpful manner and provides other administrative support. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer, screen, and route incoming telephone calls
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing mail, packages, and deliveries (must be able to lift 25 to 35 pounds)
  • Receive and record in Excel all incoming remittances
  • Greet, announce, and monitor visitors
  • Monitor and maintain office and kitchen supply inventory; research vendor options, place orders as needed
  • Maintain telephones lists, calendars, key and furniture inventory lists
  • Manage catering orders for on-site meetings
  • Complete mailings for staff birthdays and anniversaries
  • Submit and coordinate building maintenance requests
  • Set-up and break down meeting rooms, assist with meeting/teleconference scheduling and arrangements
  • Assist with mailings
  • Perform general clerical duties including photocopy/scan, print, fax, mail, shred, and file
  • Update online NCCN Dashboard personal summaries
  • Assist with preparation and shipment of meeting binders and materials
  • Provide clerical assistance to multiple departments
  • Arrange shipments and retrievals from off-site storage facility; run reports
  • Assist with employee orientation scheduling, new hire tours, employee event planning
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 3+ Years administrative or receptionist experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to consistently maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor
  • Customer service orientation – internal and external customers
  • Strong proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word and Outlook

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.