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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.

Executive Assistant

Global Policy and Advocacy Fellow

Marketing Manager

Part Time Receptionist (20-25 hours/week)

Policy/Advocacy Fellow

Project Analyst - Healthcare


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Executive Assistant

This position is responsible to provide overall administrative support for the Senior Vice President, U.S. & Global Development and related areas including Marketing, Business Development, Policy, Employer Outreach, Quality and Outcomes.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Compose and edit correspondence
  • Schedule and convey details of appointments, teleconferences and webinars
  • Coordinate internal and outside meetings with executive level staff and external organizations, including gathering of logistical information, directions, attendees, agendas, and bios
  • Order and set up for breakfast and/or lunch meetings with outside guests
  • Coordinate and calendar travel arrangements and agendas for offsite meetings and conferences
  • Review and maintain calendars and update as needed to resolve conflicts and/or include meeting rooms, agendas, attendees, etc.
  • Maintain and update contacts for Senior Vice President, U.S. & Global Development and Director of Marketing
  • Maintain and update marketing mail list database
  • Perform general clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, mailing, filing, scanning, etc.
  • Receive and screen incoming telephone calls to NCCN; assist or transfer calls to appropriate parties; cover the Reception Desk when needed
  • Proofread and format supportive materials including proposals, advertisements, brochures, exhibitor guides, and other materials
  • Schedule and send batch e-mails for Director of Marketing for upcoming exhibits
  • Maintain exhibitor spreadsheets and send e-mail confirmations to exhibitors for NCCN programs
  • Process and record marketing invoices
  • Enter contracts into Cobblestone database
  • Prepare expense reports and American Express charge supporting documents for Senior Vice President, U.S. & Global Development
  • Manage business card orders
  • Prepare travel memos and tent cards for meetings
  • Prepare, distribute and/or ship packets for various meetings: Corporate Council; Global Corporate Council; Quality and Outcomes; State Oncology Society; Policy Summits; Exhibitors; Patient Advocacy, etc.
  • Update and disseminate weekly NCCN Revenue Forecast Report
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • BA in English or Communications or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years’ experience providing senior executive level support
  • Work in health-related or non-profit organization preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office products
  • Strong proofreading and organizational skills and absolute attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff, managers, physicians, and the general public
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information, manage multiple priorities, and work effectively despite interruptions
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology

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.


Global Policy and Advocacy Fellow

The Fellow, through collaboration with NCCN leadership, experts from NCCN Member Institutions and other relevant stakeholders, will maintain a comprehensive understanding of the global oncology policy landscape and contribute to the overall development, management, and advancement of NCCN’s U.S and global policy initiatives and agenda. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research and analysis
    • Monitor and engage in Global Oncology Policy Issues, including examination of issues and opportunities relevant to the NCCN Mission and Vision in identified priority regions, as well as the unmet clinical oncology guidelines needs globally
    • In consultation with NCCN Leadership and the NCCN Global Team, support  development of a plan and vehicles for optimization of NCCN global influence relative to the regulatory and coverage landscape outside of the United States for identified priority regions
    • Identify priority policy collaborations for expansion and initiate additional complementary programs for maximal efficiency and impact of global expansion
    • Attend Policy and Advocacy meetings, briefings and other cancer-policy events of interest to the global oncology community
    • Track legislation and cancer-policy issues relevant to the NCCN Mission and Vision
    • In consultation with the Director of Policy and Advocacy, respond to requests for information or updates regarding cancer-policy issues
    • Support  the NCCN Policy Advisory Group and Government Affairs Committee collaboration by performing policy research and analysis and organizing and participating in meetings and conference calls, review all minutes, notes, and research done by policy team
    • In coordination with policy team, plan and implement the NCCN Policy Summit Series and other policy-related programs and initiatives under the guidance of the Director of Policy and Advocacy and NCCN Leadership. Assume leadership role for assigned program(s). Plan and implement annual Emerging Issues Roundtable
  • Advocacy
    • Work with the Global team and NCCN Leadership to help facilitate collaborations with global professional groups and international organizations for the implementation, adoption and endorsement of NCCN content (UN, WHO, UICC, ICCP)
    • Support NCCN engagement with global policy and advocacy stakeholders for heightened brand acknowledgement for the advancement of the NCCN Mission and Vision and to support global priorities
    • Work with the Director of Policy and Advocacy to prepare and coordinate responses to U. S. policy issues including Federal Register notices and requests for comments and support from NCCN Member Institutions and outside organizations
    • Represent NCCN in regular meetings and conference calls with cancer-policy and advocacy coalitions
  • Communications
    • Update and provide council to NCCN leadership on pertinent happenings in the oncology space and the development and execution of policy priorities
    • Author white papers
    • Write regular articles as needed including bi-weekly Policy Pulse in coordination with other NCCN Fellows
    • Contribute to JNCCN — Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and NCCN e-newsletters
    • Assist in maintaining the Policy and Advocacy content on NCCN.org
    • Assist in maintaining the global policy and advocacy content on NCCN.org
    • Work with Global Business Development team and NCCN Leadership to communicate Global Oncology Policy issues to appropriate stakeholders
  • Global Policy Implementation Projects
    • In support of NCCN’s mission related global work, research and support partnerships with global and regional organizations with expertise in implementation and skillsets for measuring progress to publish on impact of adoption of NCCN Content

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree or higher in global health, health policy, public policy, public health or related field or equivalent experience preferred
  • Oncology experience 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
  • Strategic thinker
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently
  • Knowledge and understanding of the health policy landscape
  • 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.


Marketing Manager

This position is responsible for managing and enhancing NCCN’s brand among physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals, as well as patients, caregivers, and consumers.  Major responsibilities include the development and measurement of marketing strategy for the promotion of NCCN programs and the NCCN websites. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, monitor, and reconcile marketing plans and budgets for NCCN programs, including print, web, video, email, social media, digital ads, mobile apps, display, exhibits, etc. Maintain and update revenue database.
  • Manage the team of NCCN marketing and communications specialists.
  • Manage the consistent use of the NCCN brand, NCCN logos, and NCCN graphic standards.
  • Oversee the maintenance and updates to the NCCN Written Identity Guidelines.
  • Manage all non-clinical web content, including resource information, events, CME/CE, NCCN eCommerce store, research, global, and NCCN Foundation. Work closely with NCCN IT department. Research and make recommendations for improving functionality and site design.
  • Make ongoing content updates and perform yearly audit of NCCN.org for accuracy, functionality, and performance.
  • Draft, route, and approve promotional copy. Incorporate NCCN proofreading policies.
  • Ensure implementation of website redesigns and transition all content. Contribute to functionality recommendations. Complete analysis of web statistics on yearly readership metrics and determine best performance of pages, ads, and links by tracking and measuring web metrics. Measure marketing ROI.
  • Monitor and analyze market conditions to determine market requirements for the successful promotion of existing and future products and programs. Research and suggest new marketing ideas and implementations.
  • Monitor registration counts for NCCN live events and propose effective marketing strategies to help NCCN meet articulated recruitment goals.
  • Liaison with NCCN staff to acquire clinical and other content for promotional materials.
  • Oversee NCCN Annual Report Production and Member Metrics Reports.
  • Attend update meetings with CE, research, Foundation, and clinical departments.
  • Manage marketing database and conduct weekly traffic report meetings.
  • Work on-site at various conferences and meetings including NCCN Annual Conference and NCCN Hematologic Malignancies Congress to promote NCCN materials and programs.
  • Work with outside vendors to keep project timelines and budgets on target.
  • Manage e-mail master schedule, track e-mail performance, schedule and work with IT to format in Cvent system.
  • Manage NCCN’s off-site distribution center. Maintain quantities and online ordering system. Create shipping manifests.
  • Suggest and attend continuing education seminars for marketing development.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience managing/supervising staff.
  • 5+ years’ experience with a healthcare or non-profit organization. Oncology experience preferred.
  • Experience in developing effective and innovative marketing plans to achieve goals as articulated by upper management.
  • Experience in developing website SEO and other digital platforms.
  • Global marketing experience a plus.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong skills in writing, editing, and maintaining content for web.
  • Proficient in MS Office products.
  • Proficient in Google AdWords, Google Analytics, and DoubleClick.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff, managers, and physicians at various levels.
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong proofreading skills and absolute attention to detail.

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.


Part Time Receptionist (20-25 hours/week)

Our receptionists are the initial contact for visitors and callers and provide the first impression of NCCN. This position is responsible for creating a welcoming environment for all NCCN employees, guests, and callers by effectively providing assistance in a friendly, professional manner. This position also provides assistance with other departmental activities and projects as needed.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer, screen, assist, and/or forward incoming telephone calls
  • Greet, announce, escort, and monitor visitors
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing mail, packages, and deliveries (must be able to lift up to 35 pounds—*see abilities)
  • Assist with preparations for meetings and events, including setup and breakdown
  • Submit and coordinate building maintenance requests
  • Manage catering orders and deliveries for on-site meetings
  • Perform general clerical duties including photocopy/scan, print, mail, shred, and file
  • Perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with NCCN’s mission, goals, and core values
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • High School or equivalent required
  • 3+ years administrative or receptionist experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong  knowledge of MS Office products, particularly Word and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deliver quality customer service (internally and externally) in a professional, helpful, and courteous manner
  • Strong work ethic; approaches work with a sense of purpose, urgency and ownership
  • Highly dependable
  • Organized, detail-orientated, and competent follow through skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively
  • Team-player attitude and willingness to assist
  • Ability to lift approximately up to 35 lbs.

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.


Project Analyst - Healthcare

This position provides project management and analytical support for NCCN process improvement/lean projects and other strategic projects as needed. Additionally, this position staffs the NCCN EHR Oncology Advisory Group (EHR Group), which focuses on optimizing EHR systems within cancer centers. The objective of the EHR Group is to provide information and collect data on a variety of healthcare topics to assist the leadership of NCCN’s Member Institutions in making decisions that improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of their operations.  Additionally, this position assists in providing program support for the NCCN Best Practices Committee.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage or assist with internal NCCN operational efficiency / lean projects utilizing A3 problem solving and DMAIC methodology, including:
    • Develop current state and future state process maps
    • Collect and analyze baseline data
    • Identify issues and perform root cause analysis
    • Utilize brainstorming techniques to address root causes
    • Develop plan to implement the desired future state
    • Provide support and direction to encourage continuous process improvement
  • Provide project management support for NCCN projects as needed, including:
    • Work closely with NCCN leadership to ensure project scope and direction is aligned with NCCN’s mission and priorities
    • Develop project timelines, goals and track progress
    • Proactively identify and address potential project barriers and challenges
    • Plan and document all aspects of the project
  • Provide project and administrative support to the EHR Oncology Advisory Group, including:
    • Manage or assist with multi-institutional projects and surveys involving 28+ major comprehensive cancer centers
    • Design qualitative and quantitative survey instruments; test the instruments for reliability; collect information using applicable survey; and analyze the data
    • Develop reports regarding survey results and present results in writing and / or orally
    • Assist with planning and conducting periodic EHR Group meetings, and related working group meetings, including agenda planning, confirming speakers, and reviewing presentation materials
    • Manage or assist with working groups comprised of EHR Group members, and / or their colleagues established to address projects of specific areas of interest in complex healthcare topics
  • Assist with survey projects and data analysis for the NCCN Best Practices Committee as needed
  • Support  additional  NCCN  programs  as  required,  and  perform  other  related  duties  as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS in health administration, business, or related discipline  required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience implementing process improvement projects required
  • Lean/Six Sigma certification and/or Project Management (PMP) certification preferred
  • Experience in health services, hospital operations/practice management, or related discipline addressing areas of healthcare complexity strongly preferred
  • Experience or familiarity with Electronic Health Record systems preferred
  • Experience in designing survey instruments for qualitative and quantitative analysis as well as analysis of survey results preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work comfortably with high-level executives at NCCN’s Member Institutions on complex healthcare issues
  • Strong critical research, analysis, and writing skills; absolute attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and presentation abilities
  • Proficiency with MS Office tools including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

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.