National Comprehensive Cancer Network

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

Oncology Scientist, Drugs & Biologics Programs

.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.


.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.  

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
  • 3+ 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
  • 3+ years XML/XSLT or JSON
  • 3+ years AJAX, JQuery
  • 3+ 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
  • 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.