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.

Accounts Receivable Staff Accountant

Continuing Medical Education Specialist – CME

Human Resource Generalist

.NET Application Developer

Oncology Best Practices Project Analyst

Oncology Pharmacy Specialist, Drugs & Biologics Programs

Research Study Associate

Senior Director Oncology Research Program


Accounts Receivable Staff Accountant

The Accounts Receivable Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting with the daily accounting operations of NCCN and the NCCN Foundation.  The individual in this position works collaboratively with the Accounting Department and other departments and is responsible for all accounts receivable functions.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares accounts receivable invoices and ensures appropriate supporting documentation is received with invoice requests
  • Prepares accounts receivable entries for agreements
  • Codes and records deposits to the general ledger on a daily basis
  • Maintains the accounts receivable aging report
  • Reviews completeness of the accounts receivable listing
  • Reconciles all receivable accounts monthly
  • Performs collection activities for all past due receivable balances
  • Performs general ledger account analysis and related journal entries, as needed
  • Participates in month end close as required
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Accounting or Finance degree required
  • Prior Accounts Receivable / collection experience necessary

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
  • 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.


Continuing Medical Education Specialist – CME

This position reports to the Manager, Continuing Education Accreditation & Operations and is responsible to assist with the submission of grant proposals, tracking of grant agreements, and provision of project status reports to funders of NCCN educational programs. This position will also prepare grant reconciliations and activity reports.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Submit grants via various corporate on-line submission systems and via e-mail
  • Prepare grant reconciliations, activity reports, and final program reports for supporters
  • Coordinate the grant agreement process (i.e., Letters of Agreement)
  • Serve as point person and respond to supporters’ questions related to grant submissions and reconciliations
  • Manage CE Department filing system
  • Perform regular file reviews and other quality assurance activities
  • Assist with year-end reporting to supporters
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience preferred
  • Continuing Education grant administration experience in academia, medical society, industry or medical education communications company a plus
  • Knowledge of ACCME/ANCC/ACPE guidelines for continuing education a plus
  • Project management experience a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office products, especially Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external staff, physicians, and supporters
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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.


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 Form 5500s
  • 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 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
  • 3-5 years of Human Resource experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Health care and non-profit experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of HR administration
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills
  • 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

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
  • 1+ years ASP.NET 3.5 or above using Web Forms or MVC 3 or above (C# as preferred language)
  • 1+ years MS SQL Server 2008 and stored procedure experience
  • Knowledge of Object‐Oriented and distributed programming
  • E-Commerce and Authorize.Net API experience preferred
  • SOA and Web Services experience preferred
  • SSRS, SSIS experience preferred
  • SCRUM / Agile experience preferred
  • Visual Studio
  • Team Foundation Server
  • 1 + years XML/XSLT and JSON
  • 1+ years AJAX, JQuery
  • 1+ 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 Best Practices Project Analyst

This position is responsible for the management and data analysis of multi-institutional best practices projects in oncology. The objective of the NCCN Best Practices Program is to provide information on a wide variety of healthcare topics in multiple formats to assist the leadership of NCCN’s 27 Member Institutions in making decisions that improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of their operations as well as enhance financial viability. The Project Analyst will manage or assist with major projects as well as brief and in-depth surveys. The Analyst will also assist with the planning and coordinating of periodic Best Practices Committee meetings and working group meetings. Additionally, the Project Analyst will assist with internal NCCN operational efficiency projects utilizing Lean Management tools. This position will report to the Best Practices Program Manager.  Minimal overnight travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage or assist with multi-institutional projects and surveys involving 27 major comprehensive cancer centers
  • Assist in the design of qualitative and quantitative survey instruments; test the instruments for reliability; collect information using applicable survey software and/or databases, as applicable; and analyze the data
  • Develop reports regarding survey results and present results in writing and/or orally, as requested
  • Support the Program Manager in planning and conducting periodic Best Practices Committee meetings, including but not limited to:
    • Obtain input from Committee members regarding their priority areas of interest for Committee meetings
    • Provide speakers with background information regarding audience, purpose, desired presentation materials, etc.; ensure that content suggested by speakers will meet the needs of the Committee members
    • Review all presentation materials and make suggestions for their enhancement as needed, particularly with respect to content
    • Work with Committee members and the NCCN Conferences & Meetings Department on venue selection
  • Serve as liaison of working groups comprised of Best Practices Committee members and/or their colleagues established to address projects of specific areas of interest in complex healthcare topics
  • As directed, lead or assist with internal NCCN operational efficiency/lean projects
  • Support additional NCCN programs as required, and perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience related to quality improvement and familiarity with process improvement methods and tools such as Lean and/or Six Sigma
  • BA/BS in health administration, business, or related discipline required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in health services, hospital operations, or related discipline addressing areas of healthcare complexity
  • Experience in designing survey instruments for qualitative and quantitative analysis as well as analysis of survey results

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 Fort Washington, PA.


Oncology Pharmacy Specialist, Drugs & Biologics Programs

This position is responsible for development and maintenance of the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®) and of the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®). This staff member works collaboratively with the Senior Director, Compendia Development, Information Technology (IT) staff, Guidelines Coordinators, Oncology Scientists, physician panel members, 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 NCCN clinical pharmacists and others to develop and maintain the NCCN Templates®. Minimal travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend or review guidelines update meetings and telephone conferences to identify substantive changes in the recommended uses of drugs and biologics in the treatment of cancer
  • Review draft algorithms to identify new or changed uses of drugs and biologics in the guidelines
  • Review and update drugs and biologics database using data dictionary to ensure accurate retrieval of data in electronic systems
  • Draft new compendium entries or update existing compendium entries to reflect changes in guidelines
  • Review FDA indications and update compendium to reflect any changes in agent labels
  • Collaborate with IT staff for the development, testing, and implementation of database improvements to the NCCN Templates and NCCN Compendium
  • Develop and maintain a record of agents that are no longer recommended in the Guidelines for each disease site
  • Collaborate with NCCN licensees to ensure accurate representation of NCCN information in 3rd party electronic information systems
  • Collaborate with NCCN clinical pharmacist representatives to develop and update the NCCN Templates
  • Other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • RPh or PharmD with ability to evaluate clinical research required. Board certification in oncology pharmacy strongly preferred
  • Experience in scientific/medical writing preferred
  • Extensive expertise in and experience with cancer treatment modalities
  • Leadership experience would be a positive

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have the functional knowledge to evaluate medical and drug use recommendations and to translate into comprehensive written guidelines and compendium format
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products
  • 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 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.


Research Study Associate

The Research Study Associate is responsible for managing the development, coordination, and implementation of research trials at NCCN Member Institutions and other participating sites funded through the Oncology Research Program.  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:

  • Coordinates activities related to assigned research projects
    • Supports Director of Clinical Operations and Senior Director/VP in contracting for specific projects, including industry and institution research contracts and confidentiality agreements
    • Collects regulatory documents
    • Assists with planning and facilitating all scientific meetings related to projects including budget, slide and agenda development
    • Assists with the preparation and distribution of Requests for Proposals (RFP’s)
    • Interprets contracts and assures protocol compliance to Member Institution and Grantor contracts for funded projects
    • Works with Director of Clinical Operations to oversee ORP metrics, makes recommendations and continuously strives to improve timelines
    • Works with research nurses and clinical staff at institutions
    • Assists ORP staff as needed with identifying investigators for research projects
    • Performs quality control for assigned research projects
    • Identifies potential problems and proposes solutions
  • Maintains detailed records and documentation of all actions and activities related to funded projects
    • Works with administrative assistant in activities related to assigned research studies, including distribution of approval/non-approval letters and scheduling meetings
    • Ensures that all documents and materials in support of study start-up, communication, monitoring, and study execution are complete with copies to Grantors
    • Schedules and participates in teleconferences with investigators and coordinates calls with Grantors as appropriate
    • Assures that serious adverse events for all studies are reported as required to NCCN, Grantors, and local authorities
    • Assists Director of Clinical Operations 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 assuring industry is invoiced for grant funds at appropriate times
    • Responds to inquiries related to studies
  • Works on other ORP projects as assigned (i.e. Annual Meeting Poster Session, Affiliate Forum)
  • Coordinates Work Groups and participates in meeting discussions
  • 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 programs
  • Hospital based or pharmaceutical based clinical research 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
  • 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 Fort Washington, PA.


Senior Director Oncology Research Program

The Senior Director Oncology Research Program (ORP) reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the oversight and management of the research program at the organizational headquarters. The Senior Director ORP serves as a member of the senior management team to assure the continued efficient and effective operation of the existing research program and to develop new research programs and research best practices initiatives. Moderate domestic travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees ORP staff and is responsible for oversight of multiple research projects including monitoring project performance, financials, and milestones
  • Pursues new research collaborations with the pharmaceutical industry and searches and identifies new research opportunities for the ORP
  • Responsible for negotiating contracts with industry collaborators, investigators and institutions
  • Manages external communication on activities, research opportunities and events with Member Institutions, investigators, industry collaborators and others
  • Oversees and facilitates key committees, programs and initiatives, including the Investigator Steering Committee, IRB Directors Forum, and Sharing Shared Resources Committee
  • Oversees the Affiliate Research Consortium research, processes, and activities
  • Works collaboratively with NCCN Foundation and NCCN Best Practices Committee on research related initiatives, including Young Investigator Awards and Research Benchmarking Survey
  • Manages strategic planning for the ORP and contributes to strategic planning for the NCCN
  • Develops and oversees department budget
  • Monitors and reviews staff performance, ensures staff competency and initiates remedial actions when appropriate to assure compliance with program policies and standards
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • MD, PharmD, or equivalent degree, Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration, Nursing, or related field
  • Progressively broad and complex research operations experience within an academic, pharmaceutical and/or medical organization. Experience in an NCI-designated cancer center would be preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of clinical research regulatory rules, regulations and guidelines, e.g., ICH, GCP

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated excellence and leadership in oncology research
  • Impeccable writing, verbal, presentation and communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated and able to function with minimal supervision
  • Excellent marketing skills and the ability to be creative in understanding industry and investigator needs
  • Exemplifies the Core Values of NCCN: excellence, collaboration, respect, integrity, passion, and innovation
  • Displays humility, creativity, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to build relationships and create alignment with high performing teams in a collaborative and purposeful manner
  • Capacity to develop and build systems and processes to optimize smooth functioning of the research program
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders, both internal and external to the organization
  • Ability to work well and productively with a diverse management team
  • Consistently achieves desired results, exceeds expectations, and makes reasoned and creative decisions

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.