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.

Biostatistician

Guidelines Layout Specialist

Medical Writer Patient Health Education

Project Coordinator, Medical Education Conferences and Meetings

Receptionist


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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.


Guidelines Layout Specialist

This position is responsible for the formatting and updating of algorithm content (decision tree/flow chart) of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology® (NCCN Guidelines®) in collaboration with faculty members at NCCN member institutions and NCCN Clinical Information Staff. This position requires minimal overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collate comments from NCCN Member Institutions (Institutional Review), 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 strongly preferred. Masters preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of NCCN Guidelines and/or oncology
  • 5+ years in related healthcare experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe products 
  • Familiar with medical terminology specific to oncology
  • 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.


Medical Writer Patient Health Education

This position is responsible for developing patient versions of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) as well as updating the NCCN Guidelines for Patients® based on updates to the professional guidelines. The Medical Writer Patient Health Education 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, publication of NCCN Quick Guides™ and other patient content.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Translate the NCCN Guidelines® into patient-accessible language, maintaining the richness of the information about test and treatment recommendations and choices
  • Develop, author and organize new NCCN Guidelines for Patients for publication on NCCN website and Amazon.com including corresponding Quick Guides™
  • 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 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.


Project Coordinator, Medical Education Conferences and Meetings

NCCN seeks a Project Coordinator for the Conferences and Meetings Department to coordinate speaker scheduling and management, production of educational materials, and all technical aspects associated with assigned in-person NCCN educational programs and live webinar programs. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate speaker scheduling for educational programs, ranging from one-day in-person congresses to multi-day conferences
  • Acquire necessary information from speakers for development of program materials and accreditation compliance
  • Communicate program requirements and manage speaker expectations during planning process to properly prepare speaker for live event or webinar
  • Facilitate slide presentation review process with other NCCN departments
  • Manage the production and coordinate appropriate project timelines with vendors for attendee handout materials
  • Schedule, manage, and host live webinars
  • Develop and copyedit materials related to live educational programs and webinars
  • Maintain status reports for all assigned live programs and webinars
  • Function as speaker liaison, audio-visual coordinator, and PowerPoint operator at live programs and meetings
  • Participate in internal planning meetings relating to NCCN educational programs that focus on agenda planning, faculty identification, and use of educational technologies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in project management, education, or communications
  • Experience in project management or medical copyediting management within a medical communications organization, non-profit healthcare organization, or post-secondary academic setting preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Impeccable organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines with shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff, physicians, and other healthcare providers
  • Flexibility and adaptability in accommodating last minute changes and requests
  • Strong analytical, research, and writing skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding customer service and follow-up
  • Self-starter
  • Strategic thinker
  • High level of professionalism and accountability
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in all MS Office products, especially PowerPoint
  • WebEx and Adobe Acrobat DC experience 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.


Receptionist

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 and visitors by effectively managing front office responsibilities, overseeing office supply and kitchen inventories, restocking supplies throughout the day, and provides support and 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
  • Monitor and maintain office and kitchen supply inventory; research vendor options, place orders as needed
  • Restock and maintain organized and neat coffee bar and kitchen areas
  • Maintain organized and neat conference room spaces and common areas
  • 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
  • Maintain telephones lists, calendars, and furniture inventory lists
  • Assist with preparation and shipment of meeting materials
  • Complete mailings for staff birthdays and anniversaries
  • Assist with JNCCN periodical mailings
  • Submit and coordinate building maintenance and cleaning requests
  • Assist with employee orientation scheduling, new hire tours, employee event planning
  • Provide clerical assistance to multiple departments
  • Arrange shipments and retrievals from off-site storage facility; run reports
  • 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 all departments
  • 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.