This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the NCCN Imaging Appropriate Use Criteria (NCCN Imaging AUC™) and NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium™. 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 and radiation therapy recommendations from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) into the Imaging AUC and RT Compendium and related informatics tools. The Imaging AUC and RT Compendium include 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.
Attend or review guidelines update meetings and web conferences to identify substantive changes in the recommended uses of imaging and radiation therapy 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
BS in radiologic technology or radiation therapy 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)
Experience in clinical imaging and/or radiation therapy strongly preferred
Experience in scientific/medical writing preferred
Experience with medical information systems and/or health informatics highly desirable
Expertise in and experience with the role of imaging in cancer treatment preferred
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be able to understand and interpret the imaging recommendations within the NCCN Guidelines
Must be proficient in MS Office products
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.
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