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. All positions are based in our suburban Philadelphia location. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Biostatistician

Director, Continuing Medical Education

Guidelines Layout Specialist

Guidelines Support Specialist

Manager, Corporate Communications

.NET Application Developer

Oncology Nurse, Chemotherapy Template Development

Oncology Pharmacist, Drugs & Biologics Programs


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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 located in Fort Washington, PA.


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 located in Fort Washington, PA.


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 located in Fort Washington, PA.


Guidelines Support Specialist

This position provides support for the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology® (NCCN Guidelines®) and related projects through updating, formatting, and editing Guidelines content.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support in editing, formatting, and publishing the NCCN Guidelines initiatives (Evidence Blocks, Framework for Resource Stratification, NCCN Global Adaptations)
  • Prepare and proof the NCCN Guidelines for web and/or print publications
  • Prepare NCCN Guidelines slides for journal publication and slide presentations
  • Assist in the update and maintenance of NCCN Guidelines process documents and style guides
  • Maintain tracking sheets for various projects
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in health-related field preferred, English or Communications or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years’ related experience
  • Experience with InDesign, PowerPoint, and Survey Monkey preferred
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Project management experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Computer savvy with the ability to quickly learn new software
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe products
  • Strong proofreading skills and absolute attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to shifting priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact 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.

This position is located in Fort Washington, PA.


Manager, Corporate Communications

The Manager, Corporate Communications is responsible for the development and execution of strategic communications and content including, but not limited to, NCCN brand management, newsletters, website management, and content development. Minimal overnight travel is required. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work cross-functionally to develop and execute communications strategies to enhance relevance of NCCN brand among internal, Member Institutions, patients/caregivers, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other oncology professionals
  • Manage content development 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
  • Act as Managing 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
  • Manage marketing and communications for NCCN Global programming and events
  • Manage production of NCCN Annual Report, including editorial direction, content curation, creative design concepts, print and digital distribution
  • Manage the NCCN Patient and Caregiver website, create calendar of topics, 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 cross-functionally and with the NCCN Foundation Board of Directors as appropriate to assist in the implementation of approved strategies
  • 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 and Copyedit NCCN written content including, but not limited to, marketing materials, e-mails, web content, proposals, and third party communications
  • Author summaries of NCCN meetings as assigned
  • Author year-end Guidelines User Survey results report
  • Identify and Implement/Manage process enhancements and project timelines
  • Manage and 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
  • 8 – 10 years of experience within Communications and/or Marketing
  • Oncology/Health care experience a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong critical appraisal, writing and research skills required
  • Ability to collaborate successfully across all levels of the organization; frequent collaboration with Senior Leadership and Management Teams
  • Ability to manage without authority
  • 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

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 located in Fort Washington, PA.


.NET Application Developer

This position is responsible for writing specifications required for applications, 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, as needed
    • Determines scope and requirements of applications
    • Communicates with end-users regarding requirements and support issues
    • Performs QA review and testing
    • 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
  • Makes web content changes as requested
  • 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
  • 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 4 or above using Web Forms or MVC 3 or above (C# as preferred language) 
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented and distributed programming
  • E-Commerce and Authorize.Net API experience preferred
  • API Web Service experience a plus
  • 3 + years of experience in MS-SQL – Queries, Views, Store procedures, table relations
  • 1 + years of Entity Framework & LINQ experience preferred
  • Unit Testing experience a plus
  • SCRUM / Agile experience a plus
  • Visual Studio IDE  experience
  • 1 + years XML/XSLT and JSON
  • 1+ years AJAX, JQuery, JavaScript
  • Angular and Typescript knowledge a plus
  • 3+ years HTML, CSS

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to independently solve complex, analytical problems with innovative approaches and solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • 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.

This position is located in Fort Washington, PA.


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 located in Fort Washington, PA.


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 located in Fort Washington, PA.