Academic Medical Group, Advocacy / Non-Profit, Medical Review Organization, Quality Improvement Organization, Research Facility
This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®) as well as the review and integration of content from the NCCN Templates into electronic health record (EHR) and utilization management systems. This work is completed in collaboration with the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Programs team of oncology pharmacists and nurses, the multidisciplinary NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates Committee, NCCN guidelines coordinators and oncology scientists, physician panel members, information technology (IT) staff, and NCCN Templates® licensees. This position requires minimal overnight travel.
Attend in-person panel meetings and teleconferences for the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) and review draft algorithms to identify changes in the recommended uses of drugs and biologics that impact the NCCN Templates
Develop, update, and/or review the NCCN Templates based on recommendations for systemic therapy found within the NCCN Guidelines
Learn and use custom software system designed for template publication and maintenance; keep accurate and transparent records of all edits and changes to NCCN Templates
Collaborate with the multidisciplinary NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates Committee to review NCCN Templates content
Collaborate with NCCN licensees to ensure accurate representation of NCCN Templates content in 3rd party electronic information systems
Collaborate with IT staff for the development, testing, and implementation of database improvements to the NCCN Templates to ensure accurate retrieval of data in electronic systems
Respond to patient and professional inquiries related to the NCCN Templates
Perform other related duties as assigned
RN with 10+ years of clinical oncology experience, preferably including pediatric oncology as NCCN is expanding our library of pediatric guidelines
BSN and OCN strongly preferred
Extensive expertise in and experience with oncology systemic therapies, including ability to evaluate clinical research
Experience in scientific/medical writing preferred
Previous participation in an implementation team for chemotherapy orders in electronic systems a plus
Project management or oncology health information systems experience a plus
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have extensive clinical knowledge of chemotherapy administration across a broad range of oncology disease types and drug regimens
Must be proficient in MS Office products and comfortable working in or learning database systems
Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate medical information in a clear and concise manner
Must possess strong attention to detail and ability to maintain and prioritize multiple projects
Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels
Understanding of implications of the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®) and NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®) 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.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a not-for-profit alliance of 28 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. NCCN is dedicated to improving and facilitating quality, effective, efficient, and accessible cancer care so patients can live better lives. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system. By defining and advancing high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers around the world.
World-renowned experts from NCCN Member Institutions diagnose and treat patients with a broad spectrum of cancers and are recognized for dealing with complex, aggressive, or rare cancers. NCCN Member Institutions pioneered the concept of the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care and conduct innovative research that contributes significantly to understanding, diagnosing, and treati...ng cancer. NCCN programs offer access to expert physicians, superior treatment, and quality and safety initiatives that continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of cancer care globally.