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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.

Human Resource Generalist

Medical Writer Patient Information

Oncology Guidelines Layout Specialist (Project Manager, Oncology Guidelines)

Oncology Scientist, Imaging Programs

Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer

Research Study Associate

Vice President, U.S. & Global Business Development


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Human Resource Generalist

The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for assisting with management of the daily Human Resource activities and the administration of human resource policies, procedures, and programs for NCCN and the NCCN Foundation. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers various human resource programs; assists with development and implementation of policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual
  • Administers benefit programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, pension plans, vacation, sick leave,  to include open enrollment, change reporting, invoice approvals, communication of benefit information to employees, and COBRA processing
  • Completes FMLA leave processing and tracking
  • Acts as resource to managers on employee relations and performance improvement plans
  • Participates in recruitments, resume screening, interviews and new employee orientations
  • Assists with preparation of various reporting, i.e. ESR, EEO, Form 5500, and others as needed
  • Develops job descriptions with managers and ensures descriptions are up to date
  • Maintains knowledge of legal and government reporting requirements to ensure policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance
  • Administration of interim and annual performance reviews
  • Assists with payroll processing
  • Assists Vice President with new initiatives, special projects, and other related duties

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or equivalent experience
  • 7-10 years Human Resource experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience evaluating and implementing integrated HR/Payroll/Time Management system
  • Health care and non-profit experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of HR administration
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of employee relations, recruiting, benefits, performance and talent management functions
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with compensation data and sensitive HR matters
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in all audiovisual technologies and MS Office products, especially PowerPoint
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

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 Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Medical Writer Patient Information

This position is responsible for developing and updating patient versions of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) - the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®. The Medical Writer works with the Patient Information team including graphics designers, marketing and finance members, and the NCCN Foundation. Other responsibilities include projects related to the NCCN Guidelines for Patients, including but not limited to proofreading other patient guidelines, assisting with webinars and other patient content.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, author and organize new NCCN Guidelines for Patients for publication on NCCN website and Amazon.com
  • Create patient-friendly descriptions, explanations, and background information for each patient guideline to supplement content from the professional version of the guideline
  • Edit, update, format/reformat, and finalize the NCCN Guidelines for Patients to reflect updates to the professional version of the guideline
  • Create new algorithms, using Adobe InDesign, that accurately reflect the professional algorithm content in a smaller step-by-step treatment guide that is patient-friendly and consistent with the corresponding text
  • Communicate with appropriate NCCN scientist, coordinator, and panel chair/member to clarify and confirm patient guideline content as needed
  • Communicate with Patient Advocacy organizations that sponsor and/or endorse the NCCN Guidelines for Patients
  • Coordinate medical review of patient guideline by appropriate panel member; ensure medical reviews are received in a timely manner; and incorporate reviewers comments/suggestions/changes into patient guidelines
  • Select appropriate images—photos and medical illustrations—for additional clarification; modify and fuse medical illustrations as needed to correctly reflect accompanying text
  • Maintain a comprehensive glossary of terms across all patient materials
  • Proofread all patient guideline material
  • Attend Guidelines Panel update calls/WebEx/meetings for assigned patient guidelines
  • Attend bi-weekly update meetings—update team members on status/progress of guidelines being developed or updated
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Minimal travel may be required

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field, Health Communications, Master’s degree preferred
  • At least 3 years work experience in patient education and/or preparing written health information for lay audiences

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of oncology (strongly preferred)
  • Must possess proofreading skills and absolute attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain and prioritize multiple projects in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels
  • Proficiency in communicating complex medical information to a consumer audience
  • Proficiency in MS Office products and Adobe InDesign
  • Interest and ability to learn new software packages as needed
  • Comfort with website management and/or design

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 Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Oncology Guidelines Layout Specialist (Project Manager, Oncology Guidelines)

This position is responsible for the drafting, formatting and updating of algorithm content (graphical representation of clinical content) of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) in collaboration with faculty members at NCCN member institutions and NCCN Clinical Information Staff.  

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collate comments from NCCN Member Institutions (Institutional Reviews), 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 required. Masters preferred.
  • Experience in oncology strongly preferred
  • 5+ years in related healthcare experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe products  
  • 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 Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Oncology Scientist, Imaging Programs

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the NCCN Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria (Imaging AUC).  This staff member works collaboratively with the Senior Director of the NCCN Compendia program, Information Technology (IT) staff, Guidelines staff and Panel members to ensure prompt and accurate incorporation of imaging recommendations from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology® into the Imaging AUC and related informatics tools.  The Imaging AUC includes disease-specific recommendations and recommendations for their implementation.  This staff member will participate in development of electronic tools to maintain and disseminate Imaging AUC recommendations into 3rd party clinical decision support systems. Minimal travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend or review guidelines update meetings and web conferences to identify substantive changes in the recommended uses of imaging  in oncology
  • Review draft algorithms to identify new or changed uses of imaging in the guidelines
  • Draft new entries or update existing  entries to reflect changes in the NCCN Guidelines
  • Review and update databases using the data dictionary to ensure accurate retrieval of data in electronic systems
  • Collaborate with external medical reviewers to ensure accuracy of material
  • Collaborate with NCCN licensees to ensure accurate representation of NCCN information in 3rd party electronic information systems
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in radiologic technology  with 5+ years of clinical experience, or advanced degree (MS, PhD) in a related field, or equivalent experience with knowledge of oncology and imaging (including CT, MRI, PET and nuclear medicine studies)
  • Expertise in and experience with the role of imaging in cancer treatment preferred
  • Experience in scientific/medical writing preferred
  • Experience with medical information systems and/or health informatics highly desirable

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to understand and interpret the imaging recommendations within the NCCN Guidelines
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products
  • Must have knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of medical coding (ICD-10) helpful
  • 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 Imaging AUC 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 Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer

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

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate and assist in the development and update of assigned NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines
    • track of scientific literature for assigned NCCN Guidelines;
    • attend NCCN Guidelines Panel meetings and web-based teleconferences;
    • develop, review, edit, and update algorithms and accompanying Discussion sections of the assigned NCCN Guidelines
  • Participate in development,  maintenance, and update of assigned NCCN Guidelines-related initiatives
  • Provide clinical content expertise and serve as resource for clinical content development for NCCN educational programs
    • Develop and/or review clinical content for educational grant proposals; 
    • Needs assessment and develop learning objectives;
    •  faculty recommendations for NCCN educational programs
  • Develop, edit, and/or review clinical content for JNCCN publications including sections of assigned NCCN Guidelines, NCCN Guidelines Insights, conference reports, JNCCN articles that reference NCCN Guidelines content
  • Review permission requests and NCCN Guidelines content licensed by external users, including but not limited to print and electronic media, and integration into health information technology systems
  • Assist with external communication of NCCN Guidelines updates and NCCN Guidelines –related external queries
  • Other related duties as assigned

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 have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels
  • Must possess strong attention to detail
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products and EndNote Software

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 Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Research Study Associate

The Research Study Associate is responsible for managing the development, coordination, and implementation of research initiatives at NCCN Member Institutions and other participating sites funded through the Oncology Research Program (ORP).  This position oversees study management for assigned research projects, including trial-specific processes and systems, through coordination and communication with research teams at multiple sites.  The Research Study Associate maintains a comprehensive understanding of federal regulations including study implementation and compliance standards. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains detailed records and documentation of all actions and activities related to funded projects
    • Works with appropriate ORP personnel in activities related to assigned research projects
    • Collects regulatory documents and ensures that all documents and materials related to research projects are complete and current
    • Main point of contact for investigator and Grantor of assigned projects
    • Assures that serious adverse events for all studies are reported as required to NCCN, Grantors, and local authorities
    • Assists Clinical Research Manager in monitoring approved studies (quarterly reports, continuing IRB annual reviews, protocol amendments, etc.)
    • Provides financial oversight of assigned projects including distribution of funds to investigators, forecasting payments to investigators, and milestone invoices
    • Responds to inquiries related to studies
  • Coordinates activities related to assigned research projects
    • Assists with planning and facilitating scientific meetings as needed, including budget, slide and agenda development
    • Assists with the preparation and distribution of Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
    • Works with Director, Oncology Research Program to oversee ORP metrics, makes recommendations and continuously strives to improve timelines
    • Performs quality control for assigned research projects
    • Identifies potential problems and proposes solutions
    • Supports Director, Oncology Research Program and Clinical Research Manager in contracting for specific projects, including industry and institution research contracts and confidentiality agreements
  • Works on other ORP projects as assigned (i.e. Annual Meeting Poster Session, Investigator Steering Committee)
  • Assists with development, maintenance, and updating of SOPs
  • Travels occasionally as required
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science or advanced degree in related field
  • 3-5 years experience supporting administration of complex research programs
  • Hospital based or pharmaceutical based clinical or outcomes research experience required
  • Oncology experience required
  • Experience with quality outcome measurements, real-world data preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff, managers, and physicians at various levels
  • Team player who is self-motivated and can work independently
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently
  • Knowledge and understanding of FDA regulations and GCP
  • Strong proofreading skills and absolute attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office products

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 Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Vice President, U.S. & Global Business Development

Reporting to the CEO and the COO, the Vice President, U.S. & Global Business Development is a member of the senior leadership team supporting the development and effective implementation of the NCCN Strategic Plan for the advancement of the NCCN Mission and Vision. The Vice President oversees both U.S. and Global Business Development and the development of the NCCN brand worldwide. The VP works closely with other members of the NCCN senior leadership team to ensure the influence of NCCN content and the financial viability of the organization. The VP oversees multiple functional areas across the organization, including Business Development (U.S. and Global), Business Insights, Commercial Licensing, and Payer and Employer Outreach. This position requires domestic and international travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In accordance with the NCCN Strategic plan, implements strategies to support relevance of NCCN Content and NCCN member institution engagement.
  • Responsible for the development of U.S. and global brand and business strategies and tactics for ensuring influence of NCCN Content and revenue generation for the organization.
  • Works with the NCCN senior leadership team to develop and support the NCCN strategic plan on an ongoing basis.
  • Provides advice and guidance to CEO and COO in matters related to business development.
  • Responsible for strategic direction and oversight of multiple organizational functions and programs, including:
    • U.S. & Global Business Development
    • Commercial licensing and permissions, including, Health Information Technology collaborations
    • NCCN Business Insights
    • NCCN Corporate Council (U.S. & Global)
    • Payer and Employer outreach and initiatives
    • State Oncology Society Forum and outreach
    • NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology: School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business
  • Directs organization structure and processes in order to effectively and efficiently commercialize and monetize intellectual property within varied and strategic markets.
  • Leads the NCCN business model for optimization of brand integrity and influence, revenue growth and the commercial optimization and broad dissemination of all NCCN Guidelines products.
  • Implements business and brand strategy in harmony with Marketing and Communication team.
  • Provides leadership and oversight of the business development team as well as the development and mentoring of the business development managers.
  • Requires domestic and international travel.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA, or similar advanced degree or equivalent experience required.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech and/or Health Information Technology industry or equivalent preferred. Oncology experience preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a leadership/management role.
  • Requires broad knowledge and experience in the fields of business development and fundraising.
  • Strong capability to work from a position of influence engaging people and to set and execute strategic performance goals.
  • Experience working with pharmaceutical, payer and health information technology constituencies.
  • Proven excellence in organizational management with the ability to manage and develop high-performance teams, and to set and achieve strategic objectives and goals.
  • Energetic, creative and forward thinking.
  • General knowledge of contracting required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong business acumen as well as customer management background.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal staff and managers at various levels as well as external stakeholders.
  • Ability to consistently interact with others in accordance with the NCCN Core Values.
  • Exceptional project management skills with experience in organizing, planning and executing projects from vision through implementation.
  • Good analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills with demonstrated record of accomplishment in new concept development for various projects.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks along a parallel process.
  • Strong decision-making capabilities.
  • Critical thinking skills, strategic, creative and innovative solutions to internal or external customer needs.
  • Strong Pharmaceutical industry and healthcare business knowledge.
  • Understanding of health information technology’s direction, trends and strategic business impact on healthcare delivery.
  • 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.

This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.