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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.

Business Development Coordinator

Medical Writer Patient Information

Oncology Scientist, Imaging Programs

Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer


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Business Development Coordinator

Reporting to the Manager, Business Development, the Business Development Coordinator will work with the Business Development and Marketing teams to assist with due diligence and implementation of strategic business development and fundraising objectives.  Moderate travel may be required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage online US and Global commercial permissions process including but not limited to the licensing agreement process, invoicing and coordination of business and clinical review, and approval process for appropriate use of NCCN Content
  • Support and execute the Industry Umbrella Licensing and Permissions Agreements in coordination with the Manager, Business Development and Business Development Specialists
  • Act as liaison with Epic/Cerner Customer Licensees to contract for the integration of NCCN Content in HIT, including coordination of quarterly HIT Licensee newsletter and other relevant communications
  • Support the US and Global Business Development teams in the achievement of funding objectives, such as grant and support request submissions and reconciliations
  • Maintain and manage the Permissions Database
  • Support on-sight meeting logistics for Business Development, Marketing, and Payer/Employer Outreach programs
  • NCCN Contract Management System – Business Development Agreement management, including management of contract tracking for optimal coordination of relevant follow-up
  • Coordinate invoicing process for licensing and permissions and other Business Development activities as assigned
  • Assist in the development of the annual revenue forecast, annual budget, and related supporter tracking sheets relative to permissions and licensing
  • Assist with the NCCN algorithm Flash Card, Pocket Guide, and Guideline copy revenue generation and fulfillment including design of Flash Cards
  • Liaison with the Guidelines, Business Insights, Marketing and Accounting departments to fulfill requests for executed agreements and Sunshine Act reporting
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field or equivalent experience required
  • 0 -2 years Marketing, Non-Profit Sales and/or Business Development experience, internship equivalent experience considered
  • Non-profit, Healthcare, pharma/biotech industry or equivalent preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Contracting experience a plus
  • Oncology experience a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff and managers at various levels
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to coordinate multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • High level of professionalism
  • Team player who is also self-motivated and can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in MS Office products, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • InDesign experience a plus
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Outstanding follow up

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 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.