The Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology is currently recruiting a Program Manager I for the Chen-Huang Center for EGFR Mutant Lung Cancer, dedicated to advancing the care and research of EGFR mutant lung cancer through the seamless integration of preclinical, translational, and clinical research. The Program Manager will assist with the development and growth of the Chen-Huang Center. The Program Manager must be self-directed with exceptional communication, task management, and problem-solving skills.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
As directed, meet/make contact with patients with EGFR-mutant lung cancer, including all required follow ups (e.g. follow up email and/or follow-up phone call, etc.), at the main campus and satellite sites, and document all interactions in the program database. Related tasks may include:
Meeting patients in person, depending on clinic location, providing and reviewing program materials and services with them
Addressing calls and emails to the EGFR center telephone line and central EGFR center email address
Leading development of educational materials pertaining to center in collaboration with EGFR center committee and pertinent parties
Assisting with writing and editing materials for patients and providers and facilitating the distribution of materials (e.g. clinical trial information, patient education pamphlets, newsletter, etc.)
Managing and helping to plan the education opportunities and outreach to patients such as patient-centered webinars, support groups, newsletters, an annual EGFR patient forum, and other programs
Be the primary point person to oversee the Chen-Huang Center databases, website content, and external communications. Identify QA issues.
Work with the disease center leadership and center NP/PA to lead specific areas of the program, e.g. education and translational research. Regularly interface with clinical, clinical trials and translational research teams to obtain latest information on therapeutic trials or correlative research that would be available to EGFR-mutant lung cancer patients.
Support the translational research efforts of Chen-Huang Center including the collection of biospecimens from patients, retrieval of archival tissue, clinical and research data entry and analysis, and questionnaire data. Facilitate research projects focused on understanding the treatment and response of EGFR mutant lung cancer, in coordination with clinical trials and translational research teams.
As needed, assist with the ongoing evaluation of main campus services and program expansion, which may include tracking and assessing numbers served, initiating and following up on surveys as needed, assessing scope of the program in parallel with other DFCI-wide and department-specific centers, etc.
Maintain familiarity and understanding of lung cancer histologies, mutations, treatments, and new findings related to EGFR lung cancer.
Develop Standard Operating Procedures for the various tasks and responsibilities of the position.
BA/BS required. Advanced degree in public health or administration a plus.
Must have prior health education, clinical research, or project management experience, clinical patient experience and data management experience.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to communicate with patients and staff effectively.
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently required.
Position requires ability to use computers frequently and to use multiple programs including Microsoft Office and Partners hospital systems.
Previous experience with Access and other research administration software programs is preferred.
No direct supervision but mentoring and training of junior staff is required.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Internal Number: 2020-19344
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.