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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.

Audio Visual Technologies Specialist

Business Development Coordinator

Business Development Specialist

Human Resource Generalist

Marketing Specialist

Medical Writer Patient Information

Oncology Scientist, Imaging Programs

Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer


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Audio Visual Technologies Specialist

This position is responsible for coordinating and managing audiovisual technologies for online, in-house, and remote meetings and educational programs. This position will also manage the company-wide training and support of our Cisco WebEx platform. Occasional overnight travel required. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all setups and overall operations of audiovisual technologies in the conference center at NCCN Headquarters for meetings/events including panel meetings, committee meetings, staff meetings, and staff training sessions.
  • Work closely with third-party audiovisual vendors for procurement of equipment/staff for external meetings and coordinate onsite audio-visual operations at these meetings.
  • Provide technical audiovisual support to staff when required.
  • Monitor daily WebEx needs and provide staff training in the operation and utilization of WebEx.
  • Assist Department Director with the planning and execution of all onsite technical needs associated with the NCCN Annual Conference and other off-site events.
  • Function as audiovisual coordinator and PowerPoint operator at live programs and meetings.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma required. Associate's degree or higher is preferred.
  • Advanced Audio Engineering Certification/Training (experience in Yamaha Digital Sound Boards preferred)
  • Crestron Digital Media Certifications Certified/Trained (preferred)
  • Cisco WebEx and Adobe Acrobat DC Experience/Training (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 audiovisual technologies and MS Office products, especially PowerPoint
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

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.


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.


Business Development Specialist

Reporting to the Manager, Business Development, the Business Development Specialist will work with the Business Development, Business Insights, and Marketing teams to assist with due diligence and implementation of strategic business development and fundraising objectives.  The Specialist will assist in the management of the NCCN Corporate Council Program, support the planning and execution of NCCN Academy Programs, and assist with coordination of other business development activities as assigned. Moderate travel may be required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Manager, Business Development in the successful execution of the U.S. NCCN Corporate Council, including but not limited to acting as business development contact for Corporate Council members and development and growth of the Corporate Council program, including delivery of monthly Corporate Council Newsletter
  • Support the Manager, Business Development by assisting in the development, funding, planning, coordination and execution of NCCN Academy programs, including Customized Academy programs
  • Responsible for NCCN algorithm Flash Card, Pocket Guide, and Guideline copy revenue generation and fulfillment
  • Assist in the online grant support process for the business development team, including submission of grants, processing LOAs, tracking of reconciliations, and other reporting as required
  • Perform industry research to support the development of program agendas and topics, as well as the identification of potential collaborators and new sources of funding
  • Manage and execute the Industry Umbrella Licensing and Permissions Agreements in coordination with NCCN Corporate Council member licensees
  • Support management of logistics across all live Business Development programing 
  • Manage, facilitate, and track business communications between NCCN and potential collaborators
  • Manage contract tracking and provide follow-up, including inputting and updating contracts and coordination of invoicing
  • Support the development, achievement, management and tracking of revenue goals as set forth on the business development forecasts
  • Assists with NCCN Exhibit functions as needed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field or equivalent experience required
  • 2 -3 years Project Management, Program Coordination, Sales, Account Management, non-for-profit,  fundraising, and/or Business Development experience, internships considered
  • Healthcare, pharma/biotech industry, oncology, not-for-profit or equivalent preferred
  • Contracting experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Absolute attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks across differing timelines
  • Extremely organized with an emphasis on ability to meet deadlines and outstanding follow up
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff and managers at various levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • 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
  • Exceptional problem-solving 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 Plymouth Meeting, 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 various reporting, i.e. ESR, EEO, Form 5500, and others as needed
  • 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 with payroll processing
  • 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
  • 7-10 years Human Resource experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience evaluating and implementing integrated HR/Payroll/Time Management system
  • Health care and non-profit experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of HR administration
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • 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
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in all audiovisual technologies and MS Office products, especially PowerPoint
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

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 Specialist

This position is responsible for NCCN’s communications and promotional efforts including external communications, marketing campaigns, and interaction with staff at NCCN Member Institutions. The Marketing Specialist is responsible for managing and enhancing NCCN’s brand among physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, monitor, and reconcile marketing plans and budgets for NCCN continuing education programs including live programs, webinars, and other NCCN resources as well as for non-CE programs such as Policy Summits and NCCN Academy
  • Maintain marketing job database and weekly traffic report, complete revenue database entries, and other reporting as needed
  • Serve as liaison and coordinator for all NCCN Foundation activities that require marketing and communication support, including patient advocacy
  • Work with Senior Director, Marketing to secure exhibitors and coordinate all logistics related to exhibits at NCCN programs as well as when NCCN is exhibiting 
  • Work with Business Development to ensure HIT licensees are recognized appropriately and that industry related projects that require design support (such as pocket guides) are completed in a timely fashion
  • Maintain NCCN Reimbursement Resource Room content in mobile app, web, pdf, and print formats
  • Work with Global Team on translations, adaptations, mobile app content, and other resources that require marketing and communication support
  • Ensure the consistent use of the NCCN logo, NCCN graphic standards, and Written Identity Guidelines across all materials
  • Track and enter expenses in database for reconciliation purposes
  • Draft, route, and approve promotional copy for mailers, e-mails, ads, and web content
  • Liaison with NCCN staff to acquire clinical content for marketing materials
  • Manage outside vendors and publishers, according to project timelines and budgets
  • Complete performance analysis of advertising campaigns and determine best performing ad placements (by program and/or audience) to measure marketing ROI
  • Communicate updates of NCCN marketing efforts to existing and new NCCN Member Institutions, via e-mails, newsletters, and periodic updates
  • Obtain all data for yearly Member Institution metric reports and presentations and prepare final slide decks
  • Work on-site at NCCN Annual Conference, NCCN Hematologic Malignancies Congress, and other external meetings as needed to promote NCCN materials and programs
  • Maintain online calendar of events by posting current and archived events with links to information pages
  • Maintain final PDF folders to archive marketing projects for easy access
  • Contribute to NCCN.org clinician website content
  • Contribute to the patient and caregiver section of NCCN.org
  • Manage other program promotions and perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS/BBA in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or related field
  • 5+ years of marketing and communications experience, preferably in health care
  • Familiarity with oncology preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize complicated clinical information in order to communicate (both in writing and speech) with a variety of audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong in all Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with InDesign and Adobe Creative Suite software preferred
  • Familiar with Google Analytics, AdWords, and other internet marketing 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.


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.