The Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care (POPC) is composed of five divisions that offer unique services and conduct research with one important goal: To help patients and their families maintain the best quality of life during and after treatment.
The Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology Division consists of Social Work, psychology, psychiatry, and offers comprehensive, individualized assessment and treatment for patients and families through all phases of the cancer experience. The Pediatric Psychosocial Division works closely with the child's medical teams, as well as with other staff members involved in caring for the child and family. As an integral part of the care provided for children and adolescents at DFCI, psychologists, social workers, and resource specialists offer a wide range of supportive services to the patient and family.??
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.
Responsible for high-volume patient appointment scheduling/reconciliation.
Responsible for light typing, basic document preparation, data entry, and may handle mass mailing projects; perform duties related to other special projects as required.
Responsible for scheduling meetings for individuals supported, including conference room scheduling; may also be responsible for coordinating departmental group meetings.
May support a few different providers.
Coordinates travel arrangements for individuals supported, as well as postdoctoral candidates and visiting speakers.
May assist with the onboarding of new staff members.
Responsible for ordering of supplies and ensuring that equipment is maintained for the providers.
Answers phones and directs calls to appropriate parties.
Responsible for general office duties such as copying, filing, faxing, sorting mail, greeting visitors and maintaining the cleanliness of office area.
May be asked to cover for other administrative support staff during absences.
Responsible for the planning and preparation of conferences/retreats, including booking the venue, coordinating speakers, arranging for audiovisual equipment and ordering of food services; may be involved in fundraising activities for the event. As part of event planning responsibilities, the maintenance of Continual Medical Education (CME), information renewals, and awareness of conflicts of interest is required.
Prepares general correspondence, letters of recommendations, creates Excel spreadsheets, revises existing PowerPoint presentations and maintains biosketches and CVs.
May be responsible for academic and hospital appointment processes, and the maintenance of licenses, credentialing and certifications.
Prepares monthly expense reports, performs Pcard reconciliations, processes requests for vendor payments and creates invoices.
May be asked to be a representative in committees, cross-department responsibilities and/or task forces.
May be responsible for website maintenance as needed.
May coordinate office moves, meetings assignments, and equipment upkeep.
At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.?? As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.?? Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.
Bachelor's degree preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology-oriented business environment is preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Knowledgeable of computer applications including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel.??
Strong customer service skills and the ability to interact professionally with peers, leadership and external contacts.
Must posses the ability to maintain confidentiality and pay attention to detail.
Excellent ability to organize, prioritize and follow-through.??
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: 2021-24636
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.