Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to conquering cancer though research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.
Who we are:
ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking, growing membership organization that operates in a results-focused work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes. This is an Alexandria, Virginia-based position that offers an excellent benefits package, subsidized parking or Metro benefits, and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn more about ASCO, please visit www.asco.org/jobs.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a high performing Quality Performance Improvement and Grants Manager, who is passionate about reducing disparities in cancer care, to join our Clinical Affairs department. The selected candidate will manage quality and performance initiatives and processes, including the administration of departmental grants, and ensure successful delivery of projects and programs which support ASCO’s Mission and goals while facilitating collaborative communication between project groups and managers.
What you will do:
Implement and manage grants-based projects focusing on performance improvement to include coordination and administrative support as needed
In support of department grants, manage the initiation, background information, progress and financial reporting, change requests, and close out processes
Research potential grant opportunities and gather background information to present to leadership
Strategically partner with volunteer leadership of department committees and subcommittees while supporting performance improvement projects and initiatives
Support the implementation of the Quality Training Program, to include coordinating with external participants and faculty/coaches/Steering Group members, internal staff and committees as well as preparing correspondence, member alerts, meeting scheduling and logistics, and developing materials and website content
Monitor national quality and performance improvement education and training programs, trends, and best practices and recommend activities accordingly
Collaborate in the development of projects to leverage quality and performance improvement as an integrated component of cross-departmental initiatives
What you will need in order to be successful:
Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in project management, healthcare, grants management, research development, or related setting
Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field, preferably with experience in quality improvement
Proven success record with high-level complicated projects
Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities with tight deadlines and limited supervision
Ability to use independent judgment and critical thinking effectively
Ideal candidates will also contribute:
Master’s degree in a related field
Certification as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, ability to obtain the certification, or possess a similar quality certification
RN or other clinician, with at least 3 years of clinical experience
ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
About American Society of Clinical Oncology
The American Society of Clinical Oncology, home to nearly 35,000 cancer doctors and researchers worldwide, offers a wide variety of services, programs and educational resources that provide much needed support to both oncologists and patients. ASCO hosts a family of award winning websites including our consumer site, Cancer.Net, our member homepage, ASCO.org , as well as JCO.org , the online version of The Journal of Clinical Oncology. The Annual Meeting, which attracts more than 34,000 cancer specialists from around the world, is considered the premier event in clinical oncology.