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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.

Accounting Coordinator

Biostatistician

Clinical Research Manager – Oncology Research Program (ORP)

Controller

Network Administrator

Policy/Advocacy Fellow


Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws
(FMLA) (EEO) (EPPA)


Accounting Coordinator

This position is responsible for (1) completing various duties related to NCCN’s accounts payable function including compiling, processing and maintaining appropriate records; (2) accounting for subscriptions from e-commerce; and (3) compiling information and preparing reports to document indirect payments to supporters to comply with the Sunshine Act. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receives, distributes and processes accounts payable invoices and expense reports
  • Completes coding and data entry and prepares and maintains Excel spreadsheets as required
  • Verifies required approvals and back-up documents are received and reconciled for all accounts payable invoices and expense reports
  • Responds to inquiries from customers regarding subscriptions for e-commerce products
  • Produces invoices for pro-rated e-commerce subscriptions and / or additional users as needed
  • Reconciles credit card transactions monthly for subscriptions to e-commerce products
  • Compiles information and prepares reports to document indirect payments to supporters to comply with the Sunshine Act
  • Maintains written documentation with respect to duties entailed in compiling information and preparing reports to comply with the Sunshine Act
  • Performs other related duties as assigned, including assistance with daily work and projects in the Accounting Department on an as-needed basis

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experience with accounts payable processes
  • Experience with account reconciliations

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail 
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at all levels of the organization
  • 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 Plymouth Meeting, PA.


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 Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Clinical Research Manager – Oncology Research Program (ORP)

The primary function of the Clinical Research Manager (CRM) is to provide oversight of ORP clinical projects including the start-up, maintenance and closeout of clinical trials/projects. The CRM will provide oversight and support to the Research Study Associates (RSAs) to ensure ORP projects are delivered successfully, on-time, within budget, according to expectations, and with superior quality.  The CRM will provide oversight of Research Study Associates and report to the Director of Clinical Operations (DCO). The CRM will interface with ORP staff, NCCN Member Institutions, investigators, and pharmaceutical companies involved in ORP research projects.  This position requires occasional travel. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides oversight of ORP clinical projects.
  • Interacts with investigators, study coordinators and other site staff to ensure study execution and adherence to timelines.
  • Provides mentorship, oversight, and ongoing training of ORP Research Study Associates (RSA).
  • Develops and maintains detailed study timelines in coordination with the Director of Clinical Operations (DCO).
  • Provides accurate and timely comprehensive written and verbal communications concerning clinical studies, including management updates.
  • Assists with ORP scientific meetings including Scientific Advisory Boards, Request for Proposal Development Teams, and Investigator Meetings.
  • Ensures internal and external meeting minutes, agendas, and presentations are generated and disseminated.
  • Oversees institutional grant disbursements.
  • Reviews investigator proposals for grants to ensure consistency with requests for proposals.
  • Reviews protocols, informed consents, and final reports/manuscripts to ensure consistency with approved proposals and contracts and, when indicated, corrective actions taken.
  • Participates in meetings to review clinical trial timelines, objectives, deliverables, quality issues and other day-to-day operations.
  • Works with the Director of Clinical Operations on improving metrics.
  • Assists with preparation of study budgets.
  • Assures that serious adverse events for all studies are reported as required to NCCN, Grantors, federal and local authorities.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in a biomedical or health related field required (RN preferred).
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in oncology clinical research in a pharmaceutical or academic setting required.
  • Experience with start-up, maintenance, and closeout of early phase oncology trials.
  • Direct supervisory/experience managing people.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The ability to identify and evaluate risks and implement solutions in order to ensure successful completion of projects.
  • The ability to build relationships, communicate effectively (both written and oral), and demonstrate strong interpersonal and motivational skills.
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations, ICH, and GCP guidelines.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong computer and internet skills including knowledge of MS-Office products such as Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional and multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to travel overnight occasionally.

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.


Controller

This position is directly responsible for all accounting and financial reporting for NCCN and the NCCN Foundation.  It works collaboratively with other management team members and manages the NCCN Accounting staff.   

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages all aspects of the day-to-day accounting operations of NCCN and the NCCN Foundation including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, and the maintenance of all  accounting records in accordance with GAAP
  • Coordinates audits of NCCN and the NCCN Foundation by outside accounting firm
  • Makes recommendations for maintaining and enhancing controls related to NCCN’s internal control environment
  • Ensures that NCCN’s and the NCCN Foundation’s accounting systems are efficient and effective, recommending and implementing new methodologies and software when appropriate
  • Coordinating and preparing all internal and external financial reports on a timely basis
  • In conjunction with other Accounting staff, prepares various program budgets for the NCCN and the NCCN Foundation annual budgets 
  • Manage grant budget development and reconciliation
  • Investigates and informs senior leadership and program management of significant budget-to-actual variances
  • Oversees preparation of the NCCN and NCCN Foundation Form 990s
  • Coordinates filing of  state registrations for both NCCN and NCCN Foundation with outside legal firm
  • Prepares and updates Accounting Manual
  • This position interacts closely with the Vice President Finance / Chief Financial Officer in conjunction with the CFO’s duties related to the NCCN Finance Committee and the NCCN Foundation Finance Committee as well as in preparing pro forma and other analyses needed for strategic planning purposes and evaluating new and existing business ventures
  • Performs all related NCCN functions and responsibilities in accordance with the NCCN Core Values
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Accounting or Finance degree required; CPA preferred, master’s degree preferred
  • Prior controller position or equivalent public accounting experience required
  • Health care and non-profit experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • In-depth understanding of accounting practices, managerial finance, and financial analysis
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to formulate and present financial information in a clear and concise manner
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to mentor staff and foster their professional development

 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.


Network Administrator

The Network Administrator will report to and work with the Network Operations Manager in monitoring, maintaining and supporting all network infrastructures, storage systems, and server based equipment, both physical and virtual.  Support includes hardware and software.  This position monitors all aspects of network connectivity and responds proactively to any issues.  Additionally, the Network Administrator could be called 24x7 to respond to emergencies that may arise on our systems and networks. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Troubleshoots computer and network problems
  • Administers VMware and is support contact for virtual hosts and servers located at both the organization’s headquarters and the co-location site
  • Configures and maintains all network devices including the firewall, servers, routers, switches, NAS systems, and iSCSI SAN units
  • Configures and maintains Active Directory records and group policies for organization
  • Configures and maintains file server and data security monitoring software
  • Configures and maintains virtual machine backup environment
  • Maintains security system database including key fob assignments, and communicates with property management to update building security database
  • Monitors critical infrastructure hardware and takes appropriate action to resolve any issues as needed, including outside normal business hours
  • Manages the NCCN WSUS and SolarWinds Patch Management servers and approves new Windows and application updates on a regular basis
  • Ensures updates are automatically distributed to all client computers to maintain latest hardware and software updates
  • Performs Windows updates and any other required updates for all servers
  • Provides second level help desk support as needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience in network and/or systems administration
  • VMWare Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) certification a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • General knowledge of, and experience with, current operating systems and software, including VMWare ESXi, VMWare VSphere 6.0, 9, Microsoft Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft Active Directory
  • Must be familiar with VMWare VSphere 6.5, TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCP
  • Interest in maintaining knowledge of state of the art technology solutions and the ability to evaluate new technology to make appropriate recommendations for infrastructure upgrades
  • Experience with SQL Server database administration and maintenance a plus
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Problem-solving ability with excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to prioritize and perform a variety of concurrent tasks with minimal direction
  • Working knowledge of configuration, installation, and troubleshooting of enterprise level hardware and software
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion

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.


Policy/Advocacy Fellow

Reporting to the Director, Policy and Advocacy, the Policy/Advocacy Fellow will maintain a comprehensive understanding of the oncology policy landscape, contribute to the overall development and management and advancement of NCCN’s policy initiatives and agenda. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research and analysis
    • Track legislation, regulation, and cancer-policy trends at both the federal and state levels relevant to the NCCN Mission and Vision
    • Track and analyze issues relating to oncology policy trends including initiatives to define and advance quality and value in oncology
    • Respond to requests for information or updates regarding cancer-policy issues
  • Meeting Development and Coordination
    • Assist with the coordination of the NCCN Policy Advisory Group by performing relevant policy research and analysis and participating in meetings and conference calls, and drafting meeting minutes
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of the NCCN Policy Summit Series, the Emerging Issues Roundtable, and other policy-related programs and initiatives
  • Advocacy
    • Work with the Director of Policy and Advocacy to prepare and coordinate responses to policy issues including Federal Register notices and requests for comments and support from NCCN Member Institutions and outside organizations
    • Act as a point of contact for policy and advocacy stakeholders, including as a key contact for industry stakeholders
    • Contribute to the monitoring and awareness of use of NCCN Content In health policy
    • Represent NCCN in regular meetings and conference calls with cancer-policy and advocacy coalitions
    • Assist in the development and execution of NCCN’s annual policy agenda
    • Assist with the development of NCCN policy position statements
    • Attend Policy and Advocacy meetings, briefings, hill days, and other cancer-policy events of interest to the oncology community
  • Communications
    • Update and provide counsel to NCCN leadership on relevant happenings in the oncology space and the development and execution of policy priorities
    • Write articles and assist in the distribution of the NCCN Policy Pulse, a bi-weekly policy update
    • Contribute to JNCCN — Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and NCCN e-newsletters
    • Assist in maintaining Policy and Advocacy content on NCCN.org
    • Assist in communications to relevant stakeholders

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful completion of a bachelor’s or master’s program in health policy, public policy, public health, business, economics, or other non-profit, or health care related field
  • Knowledge of national oncology policy as well as key challenges facing relevant stakeholders

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent project management skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently
  • 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.