Dana-Farber Cancer Institute




The mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. As an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute, the Institute also provides training for new generations of physicians and scientists, designs programs that promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations, and disseminates innovative patient therapies and scientific discoveries to our target community across the United States and throughout the world.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
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. Responsibilities The Fischer Lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a Structural and Chemical Biology lab that combines molecular biology, computational biology, structural biology and chemistry with various ‘Omics’ techniques such as proteomics to study the pathways and protein complexes involved in the regulation of protein abundance via the ubiquitin proteasome system that are often associated with human diseases, including cancer. The Fischer lab integrates structural biology, molecular biology and computational guided approaches to address fundamental questions about the mechanistic principles that govern signaling through the ubiquitin proteasome system. The Fischer Lab (https://fischerlab.org/) seeks a highly motivated individual to join the team as a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW who will work on structural biology projects addressing fundamental questions in our understanding of the ubiquitin system. While we consider various backgrounds, a strong interest in understanding how molecular machines work and the desire to tackle a major problem of great significance are absolutely essential. Our laboratory is based at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Longwood Center and is an affiliate of the BCMP department at Harvard Medical School. We are affiliated with state of the art facilities for structural biology (cryo-EM, X-ray crystallography, NMR), chemistry, biophysics, cellular imaging, etc. and the lab also has expertise and equipment for mass spectrometry including Orbitrap Lumos tribrid mass spectrometers. Join our highly interactive team of scientists, postdocs, graduate students and technicians to work on understand signaling through the ubiquitin proteasome pathway and leverage these insights to test new avenues for therapeutic development. Qualifications Necessary Qualifications: Recent Ph.D. or equivalent degree in structural biology (X-ray crystallography, electron microscopy), biochemistry, biophysics or molecular biology. Proven ability to develop and execute on complex structural biology projects. Ability to collect and analyze experimental data, prepare research publications and communicate results Ability to work in a collaborative and team environment Excellent oral and written capabilities Expertise in two or more of the following areas: Expertise in recombinant protein expression and purification Experience with insect and/or mammalian expression systems Proficiency in data collection and structure determination for either X-ray or cryo-EM Experience with protein biophysical techniques In vitro biochemistry and enzyme kinetics Quantitative and computational skills 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
Under the general guidance of the Administrative Director, the Laboratory Operations and Quality Manager is responsible for the overall laboratory system compliance with regulations and quality standards and guidance including but not limited to the federal government and the state Department of Public Health (DPH) compliance requirements associated with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) and The Joint Commission (TJC) and College of American Pathologists (when applicable), Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) best practices, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) compliance, Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) standards, and the privacy and confidentiality requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Responsibilities include the development, implementation, documentation, and maintenance of the Clinical Laboratory's Quality and Compliance program, which also includes aspects of competency, education, and safety programs. A wide variety of operational, technical, and administrative duties, working with administrators, medical directors, managers, supervisors, and staff to review laboratory operations and provide internal and external customer service for both across the department and within the organization are performed. 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. Responsibilities Under the general guidance of the Administrative Director, the Laboratory Operations and Quality Manager is responsible for the overall laboratory system compliance with regulations and quality standards and guidance including but not limited to the federal government and the state Department of Public Health (DPH) compliance requirements associated with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) and The Joint Commission (TJC) and College of American Pathologists (when applicable), Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) best practices, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) compliance, Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) standards, and the privacy and confidentiality requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Responsibilities include the development, implementation, documentation, and maintenance of the Clinical Laboratory's Quality and Compliance program, which also includes aspects of competency, education, and safety programs. A wide variety of operational, technical, and administrative duties, working with administrators, medical directors, managers, supervisors, and staff to review laboratory operations and provide internal and external customer service for both across the department and within the organization are performed. Co-chairs the Clinical Laboratory Safety Committee to ensure a safe and compliant work environment; develops and maintains safety policies and procedures; works collaboratively with the organization's safety team. Develops and maintains knowledge of laboratory test billing, working with the administrative director and the organization's billing compliance team; assists with reviews of reference laboratory services. Working with the administrative director, technical supervisors, the supervisor of specimen processing, and the laboratory information system team, acts as a resource to address daily laboratory service concerns. Develops quality systems and continuous improvement initiatives in conjunction with the medical directors, administrative director, and technical supervisors for all aspects of laboratory services which include but are not limited to Chemistry, Hematology, Point of Care Testing, Laboratory Control/Specimen Processing, Research Specimen Processing, Information Technology/ Laboratory Information Services; develops systems and processes to maintain essential laboratory documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in laboratory sciences which can include Medical Technology, Biology, and Chemistry required, ASCP registration preferred. Seven or more years progressively responsible experience in clinical laboratory required. Experience with various aspects of clinical laboratory operations and quality system management required. Broad knowledge of clinical laboratory operations; acts as a resource for regulatory compliance with federal, state, and private accrediting agencies; possess the ability to work well as either a leader or a participant with multidisciplinary projects and teams; excellent communication skills; process improvement/project management skills; familiar with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint; knowledge of laboratory information systems required. Demonstrated strong people management skills with a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Per Diem
Medical Interpreters are responsible for assessing the needs of patients and providing assistance by interpretation of consent forms, diagnoses, discharge plans and any other type of patient-related information. 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. Responsibilities Responsible for immediately and effectively answering requests for interpretation throughout the Institute, with a priority for emergency and more urgent requests. Responsible to arrive on time to the appointments and to provide services from the point of entry throughout discharge. Interprets and transmits accurately and in understandable terms, complex medical information from medical providers to patients, including interpretation of consent forms, diagnoses, during medical procedures, discharge plans and any other type of patient-related information. Interprets and transmits accurately and in understandable terms information from patients to medical providers. Assists patients and clinical providers throughout the hospital system in a professional and courteous manner. Provides the highest quality of service at each appointment to every patient and if necessary refers the patient to the appropriate resource. Seeks evaluation, certification and additional training in interpreting, health care practices and beliefs, and cultural differences. Maintains an environment that promotes collaborative work relationships and provides assistance to the Interpreter Services staff to perform office related tasks as needed. The Interpreter accepts and processes properly the assignments for his/her language. This task may include following office protocol, logging information properly, contacting patients and informing the Interpreter Services department of any changes in a timely manner. Maintains complete and accurate written records of services rendered and statistics of all patient related information. Resolves most issues that arise in their daily responsibilities, answer questions and makes appropriate referrals. More complex issues will be handled by the Manager of Interpreter Services. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in a human relations field (i.e. Sociology, Psychology) highly preferable or equivalent life experience. Minimum of 1-2 years experience working as a medical interpreter. Must have knowledge of medical terminology, basic anatomy, physiology and diagnostic procedures and treatments. Must be fluent, both verbal and written, in English and Haitian Creole. Strong ability to concentrate, detail oriented and possess culturally sensitive care and underlying issue regarding their patient, as well as transmit all information as accurately as possible. Strong interpersonal skills in situations that are very difficult and demanding. Must have excellent organizational skills in order to evaluate relative needs and set priorities, problem-solving skills and ability to meet deadlines. Ability to follow directions with minimal supervision. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
Reporting to the Practice Manager, this mission critical position is responsible for administrative tasks that occur on a clinic floor including; scheduling appointments in accordance with the scheduling guidelines; liaising among patients/families/providers/leadership; utilizing institutional and technical knowledge to properly triage patient and provider requests. Enjoys working in a busy clinic setting, offering exemplary customer service, and managing complex high-volume scheduling tasks while balancing multiple real- time priorities. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is opening a new outpatient cancer facility in September 2020 in Chestnut Hill. The new ambulatory center, located at 300 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, will provide much needed space for adult patient care to support our patient growth. Dana-Farber - Chestnut Hill will offer Clinical and Research Laboratory Services, Clinical Trials, Imaging, Infusion Services, Nutrition Support, Retail Pharmacy, Social Work, and Transfusion Services. This will be a multi-disciplinary, state-of-the-art facility designed to maintain the same model of care that is currently given to our patients on our Longwood Campus. Job Location: Training for this position will start in June 2020 at our Longwood campus (450 Brookline Ave), and will transition to Chestnut Hill in September after opening. Responsibilities Reporting to the Practice Manager and working under the guidance of the Lead Clinic Coordinator, this mission critical position is responsible for the following: Appointment Scheduling: Accurately schedules complex appointment sets across disciplines for oncology patients in accordance with scheduling guidelines Monitors scheduling reports to ensure accuracy in patient scheduling and to ensure optimization of resource utilization Maintains confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) Possesses strategic thinking skills, the ability to learn rapidly, multi-task, and adapt quickly to an ever-changing environment. Participates in training new team members as requested Patient Experience: Delivers outstanding customer service to internal and external customers Timely, accurately and curiously? responds to the needs of internal and external customers Ability to deescalate patient grievances, and maintain customer service standards, and involve floor leadership as necessary Communication and Collaboration: Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate across leadership levels and with varying audiences Synthesizes and communicates complex information in patient friendly terms Obtains detailed scheduling information face-to-face, by telephone, or electronically while performing check-in and check-out functions – i.e. triaging phone calls, double identifying patients, printing appropriate paperwork, coordinating complex schedules; acquiring and entering verbal orders Works effectively as a member of the team and across functional teams Fosters a sense of shared responsibility among the team Emergency Response: Recognizes emergencies and appropriately responds using standard operating procedures Regulatory Compliance and Quality Improvement: Compliance with DFCI policies and procedures Understanding their role and responsibility in obtaining successful Joint Commission accreditation HIPPA regulation compliance Completion of assigned AEU and Health Stream competencies Executes registration related processes including: Partners Patient Gateway Enrollment, MASS HiWay, Medicare Secondary Patient Questionnaire (MSPQ), Massachusetts Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST), and Release of Patient Information. Actively participates and provides constructive feedback on quality improvement projects Information Technology: Maintains a level of competency in all systems including: Epic, Real Time Locating System (RTLS), Outlook Actively engaged in system upgrades and effected operational changes Distribution, maintenance, after-use cleaning, and technical troubleshooting issues of patient-use iPads Clinic Coordinator II: In addition to the responsibilities of the Clinic Coordinator I, the Clinic Coordinator II has additional duties outlined below: Monitoring the scheduling mailbox Participate in New Hire Orientation Scheduling and coordinating floor-based service lines In the absence of the Lead, assumes daily report needs, communicates with Nursing Leadership and monitors of infusion schedules Demonstrates critical thinking skills and ability to resolve complex customer service and scheduling issues Qualifications Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience working in a medical or customer service setting preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Working knowledge of computers and technology Excellent customer service Ability to function as an integral member of the team Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills Demonstrated flexibility and ability to take on additional responsibilities as situations require Ability to adapt to ever-changing environment 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
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. Responsibilities Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Central Sterile Supply, the CSSD Tech is responsible for ensuring that all instruments and equipment are properly inventoried, decontaminated, assembled, inspected, packaged, sterilized, stored, distributed and tracked in a quality/timely manner throughout the Institute. Responsible for a variety of duties related to the care and reprocessing of Flexible Endoscopes and Accessories Responsible for product ordering, receipt, storage and delivery of linens throughout the Institute Follows approved infection control, quality assurance and departmental policies and procedures. Qualifications High School Diploma required One year previous related experience preferred, demonstrating familiarity with surgical instrumentation, decontamination and sterilization techniques preferred Such experience may have been obtained by performing related duties in Central Sterile Services or Surgical Reprocessing CRCST certification preferred Ability to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and move heavy linen carts as needed 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to two Assistant Directors on the Planned Giving (PG) team. This position supports PG’s marketing program, prospect pipeline building, collaboration with other Business Units and operations projects. In addition, it involves coordinating and tracking numerous activities and reports for the PG team, liaising with the Philanthropy Communications, Prospect Research, and IS teams, and assisting in the management and analysis of multiple programs. The Assistant provides significant support in implementing the team’s marketing program, including managing mailing lists, tracking and invoicing. Candidates should have a working knowledge of Excel and familiarity or interest in financial and legal matters relating to charitable giving and estate planning. Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication. Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial and Campaign goals. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Resume and cover letter required with application submission. 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. Responsibilities PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with planning, budgeting, and implementing PG’s annual marketing calendar, which includes print, email, digital advertising, social media, and website marketing; Work on a variety of related marketing projects, including preparing strategy documents and timelines, managing mailing lists requests, invoicing, tracking and coding; Assist with reporting and analyzing direct results from marketing and website activity, as well as inquiries we receive through other Business Units to gauge best practices and inform marketing strategy; Assist with prospect management: scheduling and preparing for visits, coordinating follow-up materials including proposals, welcome letters, acknowledgments and awards; Prepare for quarterly meetings with Philanthropy Communications, Prospect Research, and IS; compile and circulate meeting notes as appropriate; Develop a working knowledge of ClearView, Luminate, Jaspersoft, PG Calc and other Philanthropy systems; Support Assistant Director in team operations including portfolio reviews, analyses, and additional ad hoc projects; Assist in tracking prospects/donors, keeping prospect records current in database, and completing cultivation/stewardship steps; Align PG campaign efforts with Division campaign goals, support report development, data entry, and track progress towards goals; Work closely with Assistant Director and Prospect Research to implement data models into marketing and prospect management; provide progress reports; Track PG collaboration with other Business Units and report out on results quarterly; Assist in the planning and execution of various PG team internal and external meetings including estate planning and other cultivation events; Process checks in coordination with gift processing and office protocols; Collaborate with three PG Assistants to create weekly team bulletin and provide support on team-wide initiatives; Compose, type, and mail correspondence, memos, and reports; provide back-up coverage for the PG 800# and team inbox. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Reports to two Assistant Directors and provides additional support for Planned Giving team. Independent decision-making on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for dealing with Institute donors, trustees, and senior staff and confidential information. Qualifications MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree and/or administrative training degree required. As this level position is often considered a “base” for someone pursuing a career in Philanthropy, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 0-2 years’ administrative experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Excellent written and verbal communications skills are necessary with a strong orientation to customer service. Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage a variety of projects are key. Demonstrates leadership and self-starting attitude with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team and work with a variety of personalities. Solid computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office Suite products, specifically Excel, is necessary. A high degree of confidentiality must always be exercised. Experience or interest in marketing, data analysis, or project management preferred. PATIENT CONTACT: No. WORKING CONDITIONS: Workstation located in typical office setting. Some over-time or weekend work may be required. DFCI DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship. External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis. We’re hiring! Learn more about working in the Division of Philanthropy and view all open positions. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
A highly motivated laboratory technician is being sought to join a research team that studies alterations in signaling proteins that contribute to oncogenesis and resistance to targeted therapies. This individual will work with a post-doctoral fellow using cutting-edge molecular biology and genomics techniques. The environment is highly collaborative, stimulating, and multi-disciplinary, and will provide a rich environment in which to advance skills in basic cancer biology. This position will assist scientists in performing scientific research, development and/or clinical tasks of varying complexity. In general, this position will assist in the set up, operation and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment, monitoring experiments, making observations and calculating and recording results. 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. Responsibilities The ability to master a variety of cellular and molecular biology techniques is essential for this role, as are good organizational and communication skills, the ability to work within a team, flexibility, and responsibility. Under the guidance of the research team, the ideal candidate will also be expected to collect data, interpret experimental results, and synthesize findings within the larger context of the project(s). Specific duties would include: - Tissue culture of human cancer cells. - DNA cloning and sequencing - Extraction and analysis of DNA and RNA, including PCR, quantitative PCR, RT-PCR, and sequencing
 - Protein assays including immunoprecipitation and immunoblotting.
 - Flow cytometry
 - Enzymatic assays - Presenting findings at internal (DFCI) meetings - Maintenance of general lab supplies Qualifications We are seeking an enthusiastic and exceptionally motivated scientist, with a BA/BS in biology or a related field, and with laboratory experience in molecular and cellular biology. In addition to technical and scientific knowledge, this individual should have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, a working knowledge of computerized data handling, and the ability to perform meticulous record keeping. Candidates with plans to pursue cancer biology-related M.D. and/or Ph.D. degrees are strongly encouraged to apply. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
The Research Technician will assist scientists in performing scientific research, development and/or clinical tasks of varying complexity. In general, the Research Technician will assist in the set up, operation and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment, monitoring experiments, making observations and calculating and recording results. The position will be assisting with studies evaluating anticancer treatments in cell culture and in mice. 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. Start date is in April-June. This project will involve both cancer targeted therapies and immunotherapies. We seek to understand the mechanisms of cancer response to immunotherapies and targeted therapies and study how to rationally combine them to achieve better outcomes. Responsibilities Set up, adjust, calibrate, clean, maintain and troubleshoot equipment. Clean, maintain and prepare supplies and work areas and may be responsible for ordering of supplies. Collaborates with Purchasing and may be responsible for negotiating with vendors. Conduct standardized biological, microbiological or biochemical tests and laboratory analyses, including the collection of information and samples from organic substances, such as blood, drugs, and animals. Isolate, identify and prepare specimens for examination. Analyze experimental data and interpret results to write reports and summaries of findings, including grant preparation and presentations, and look for opportunities to co-author publications. May be expected to participate in formal and information presentations of results to staff. Participate in grant application process and manuscript preparation as required. Maintains detailed notebook of all work-related activities. Monitors laboratory work to ensure compliance with Environmental Health and Safety information as well as the standard operation procedures specific to each laboratory. Expected to provide intellectual and interactive commitment to position by keeping up with appropriate literature and research publications. May be responsible for the development, modification and improvement of standard operating procedures. Uses computers, computer-interfaced equipment, robotics or high-technology applications to perform work duties. May be responsible for designing and executing advanced experiments and setting strategy. May be responsible for the examination of animals and specimens to detect the presence of disease or other problems. May be responsible for monitoring laboratory budgets. Qualifications Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree preferably in a field of biological science with emphasis on molecular and cellular biology Knowledge of information and techniques related to either biology, chemistry, or medicine is preferred. Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of faculty and staff. Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work-related issues and problems. Must have attention to detail and be thorough in completing work tasks. Ability to work within a team environment. We are looking for candidates who have two years of availability. Preferred but not required: Sterile tissue culture Experience with Flow cytometry, and FACS sorting Molecular biology techniques including Western blotting, PCR, DNA/RNA isolation Mouse colony husbandry skills including oral gavage, and drug injections 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and creative Research Technician to assist in the development and clinical testing of novel methods to guide cancer therapy in the Letai lab at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. The Letai lab is a translational medicine laboratory with a strong emphasis on functional precision medicine and improving patient therapy. The Research Technician will have the unique opportunity to support clinical testing that will influence patient care, as well as participate in the research and design of even better methods and biomarkers. The Research Technician will be included as an author on manuscripts deriving from the work. Prior people in this position have progressed to graduate school and medical school. This position will assist scientists in performing scientific research, development and/or clinical tasks of varying complexity. In general, this position will assist in the set up, operation and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment, monitoring experiments, making observations and calculating and recording results. 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. Responsibilities Set up, adjust, calibrate, clean, maintain and troubleshoot equipment. Clean, maintain and prepare supplies and work areas and may be responsible for ordering of supplies. Collaborates with Purchasing and may be responsible for negotiating with vendors. Conduct standardized biological, microbiological or biochemical tests and laboratory analyses, including the collection of information and samples from organic substances, such as blood, drugs, and animals. Isolate, identify and prepare specimens for examination. Analyze experimental data and interpret results to write reports and summaries of findings, including grant preparation and presentations, and look for opportunities to co-author publications. May be expected to participate in formal and information presentations of results to staff. Participate in grant application process and manuscript preparation as required. Maintains detailed notebook of all work-related activities. Monitors laboratory work to ensure compliance with Environmental Health and Safety information as well as the standard operation procedures specific to each laboratory. Expected to provide intellectual and interactive commitment to position by keeping up with appropriate literature and research publications. May be responsible for the development, modification and improvement of standard operating procedures. Uses computers, computer-interfaced equipment, robotics or high-technology applications to perform work duties. May be responsible for designing and executing advanced experiments and setting strategy. May be responsible for the examination of animals and specimens to detect the presence of disease or other problems. May be responsible for monitoring laboratory budgets. Process and perform daily testing on primary patient samples in a clinical research setting. Communicate with clinical research coordinators to collect patient samples, ensuring proper documentation and quality control. Perform statistical analysis of data and format into a clinical report. Assist in the research, development, and optimization of new assays to be used by the lab or in clinical trials. Collaborate with scientists from other laboratories and institutions to design and carry out additional experiments. Maintain cell cultures. Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies and reagents. Prepare and present reports or lab meetings. Perform other related duties as required. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree required with a major in biology or chemistry preferred. Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team. Knowledge of information and techniques related to either biology, chemistry, or medicine is preferred. Ability to think critically and creatively and ask scientific questions. Strong organizational techniques and the ability to handle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment. Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of faculty and staff. Ability to analyze information and use logic to address work-related issues and problems. Must have attention to detail and be thorough in completing work tasks. Ability to work within a team environment. We are looking for someone with at least two year availability 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
Shirley Liu’s lab seeks a highly motivated individual to join our team as a full-time experimental research technician. Our laboratory is based at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and affiliated with the Department of Statistics at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. We combine a wide variety of approaches to address cutting-edge problems in multiple research areas, including epigenetic regulation of gene expression, determinants of cancer immunotherapy response, inference of immune receptor - antigen interaction, and novel functional genomic assays. The Liu Lab has an extensive track record in translational cancer research and algorithm development, as demonstrated by our recent papers: Cancer Immunology: (Jiang et al, Nat Med 2018; Pan et al, Science 2018; Hu et al, Nat Genet 2019) Cancer Epigenetics: (Liu et al, PNAS 2017; Mei et al, Cancer Res 2017) CRISPR screens: (Xiao et al, PNAS 2018; Fei et al, PNAS 2019) Algorithm development: (Li et al, Nat Genet 2017; Jiang et al, Cell Systems 2018) Data integration: (Zang et al, Nat Comm 2016; Du et al, Nat Comm 2016) 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. Responsibilities The research technician will be an important member of our team, and will be engaged in various experimental projects applying a variety of techniques, such as molecular cloning, CRISPR screens, cancer-immune co-culture, mouse in vivo operations, and single-cell profiling technologies. Besides bench-based research, responsibilities will also include some aspects of laboratory management and maintenance. We believe that the successful operation of the whole lab relies on the realization of personal goals of every member. Therefore, we encourage and assist self-improvement, and provide training in both experimental and computational approaches to our members. We also encourage and support our technicians to further pursue their scientific careers after their stay with us. Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (by May 2020) required with a major in biology or chemistry preferred. Excellent communication and collaboration skills. Excellent logical skills and learning ability. Pay attention to details and be thorough in completing work tasks. Previous biology/biochemistry lab experience preferred. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
The staff nurse's responsibilities include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for a complex patient population. The infusion nurse provides patient and family education and psychosocial and emotional support. He/she is a member of a multidisciplinary care team that requires effective communication and collaboration with co-workers and staff at the Institute, BWH, and other collaborating institutions and agencies. The infusion nurse identifies his/her own professional goals and learning needs. The role requires clinical expertise, critical thinking, collaborative practice, excellent communication skills and an understanding of the principles and practices of clinical research. The Mission, Vision and Core values of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practice. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is opening a new outpatient cancer facility in September 2020 in Chestnut Hill. The new ambulatory center, located at 300 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, will provide much needed space for adult patient care to support our patient growth. Dana-Farber - Chestnut Hill will offer Clinical and Research Laboratory Services, Clinical Trials, Imaging, Infusion Services, Nutrition Support, Retail Pharmacy, Social Work, and Transfusion Services. This will be a multi-disciplinary, state-of-the-art facility designed to maintain the same model of care that is currently given to our patients on our Longwood Campus. Responsibilities Delivers expert, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families. Implements nursing process: Assesses patient and family needs. Analyzes assessment data to develop and support clinically accurate diagnoses. Plans care by establishing goals with measurable outcomes. Implements the plan of care. Evaluates the patient's response to interventions. Documents care according to Institute and regulatory agencies' requirements. Administers medications, which may include chemotherapy, and performs procedures safely and efficiently in accordance with Institute policy. May administer blood transfusions. Evaluates educational and psychological needs of patient and family, and incorporates identified needs into the plan of care. Educates patient and family regarding various aspects and treatment modalities of disease, which may include chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Recognizes and responds to emergency situations appropriately. Maintains BLS certification. Identifies appropriate community resources to promote continuity of care, and makes appropriate referrals. Complies with accepted standards of professional nursing practice, as well as with all licensure/registration requirements applicable to the nursing role. Establishes rapport with patients and families from a variety of cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Interacts with patients and families in a caring and compassionate manner respecting the need for privacy and confidentiality. Develops approaches to problem solving which meet the individual needs of the patients and families. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific care and support to the populations served. Fosters an environment that is sensitive to the needs of diverse populations, including but not limited to culture, ethnicity, gender, and age. Manages the environment of patient care. Monitors the environment of care with attention to patient safety, and assures compliance with regulatory agency standards Complies with Institute, Nursing and Patient Care Services, and unit policies, procedures, work rules and standards of conduct. Adheres to the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, 2001) in all aspects of professional practice. Contributes to the formulation and achievement of goals on the unit, within the Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services, and the Institute. Assists in defining goals and developing systems and work processes for the unit, the Division of Nursing and the Institute. Participates in unit, program-based, and divisional committees, councils, and initiatives. Demonstrates flexibility in setting and changing priorities. Accepts additional responsibilities as needed. Participates in QA/QI projects for the unit and the Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services. Supports research activities within the unit, Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services, and the Institute. Qualifications Licensed as a registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required Baccalaureate degree required; baccalaureate degree in nursing strongly preferred Minimum of 1 year of oncology nursing experience Certification in Oncology Nursing preferred - OCN, AOCN, CPON Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and ability to make independent decisions. Ability to function in a busy work setting with patients with complex needs. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
Shirley Liu’s Laboratory at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston is looking for several motivated Associate Computational Biologists to work full time on projects involving the organization and analysis of large-scale genomics data. The lab conducts research in the following areas: cancer epigenetics, cancer immunology, CRISPR screens, and single-cell analysis. Successful candidates will address methodological and computational challenges related to the integrative analyses of a variety of data types. 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. Responsibilities Draw upon knowledge of data science and biology to design and develop software, databases and interfaces for analyzing and manipulating biological data. Collaborate with laboratory researchers to develop high throughput data processing and analysis capabilities. Communicate results to immediate collaborators, as well as bioinformatic and clinical communities. Implement and document reliable and efficient software with well designed interfaces. Implement pipelines to automate tasks that reduce and consolidate output from software. Monitor and process new data from public databases. Maintain the computational infrastructure for large-scale studies. Implement web interfaces and APIs to facilitate end users’ needs. Qualifications Who Should Apply? BSc or MSc graduates in Computer Science, Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Chemistry/Chemical Sciences or Biological Sciences with an interest in Biomedical Data Science. Students taking gap years (>= 2 years) to accumulate computational biology research experience towards future PhD or MD applications. People with programming skills along with an interest in cancer genomics and a willingness to learn. Additional Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Applicants must have an undergraduate or master's degree in a quantitative field. Applicants must have experience developing software projects using Python and analyzing data using R. Applicants with experience in web development or computational pipeline development in both cluster and cloud environments are preferred. Prior genomics or bioinformatics research experience is a plus but not 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
The laboratory of Dr. Pasi Jänne in the department of Thoracic Oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School, located in Boston, U.S., is issuing an open call for applicants for post-doctoral fellowships for a wide variety of projects in translational research conducted in the lab. The laboratory bridges basic and clinical research, focusing on developing novel treatment strategies for patients with lung and other cancers, asking clinically relevant questions and answering them using patient derived specimens and a wide array of innovative technologies. 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. Responsibilities The Research Fellow will work on specific projects which may include characterization of molecular mechanisms of drug resistance and persistence, identification and validation of novel oncogenic targets and targeted therapies, and devising research technologies and platforms to guide the development of novel combination treatments. The lab nurtures many collaborative efforts with other academic and non-academic institutions, with the goal of bringing new discoveries to the clinic quickly and/or to publish in high-tier journals to aid in the advancement of the field. For more information about the Janne lab, please visit: http://jannelab.org/ Qualifications The applicant should be a recent graduate or in the final year of his/her Ph.D. and/or M.D., Ph.D. program, have a strong background in cancer cell biology and molecular signaling, and be well-versed in routine cell culture and standard molecular biology techniques. Above all, we are looking for creative minds with genuine interest and drive to accelerate the search for better cancer treatments. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
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. The Clinical Research Coordinator work within the clinical research program and support the research team in the overall conduct of clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator(s) and the DFCI Clinical Trials Office. The CRC will be responsible for the primary data collection and management of patient clinical information as it pertains to participation in clinical trials. Ensures timely collection of protocol related samples including shipment to outside entities as required. Maintains regulatory binders and ensures study compliance with all state, federal, and IRB requirements. May be responsible for IRB protocol submissions (amendments, continuing reviews, and minimal risk protocols). This individual may also screen patients for protocol eligibility, obtain informed consent, and register study participants to clinical trials. Some travel may be required. Responsibilities Oversight of the clinical trials start-up process from receipt of protocols through the Scientific Review Committee and IRB submissions, and site activation activities. Responsible for data reporting and management, collection of source documents, use and development of case report forms, adverse events reporting, filing and archiving of study records, and resolution of data queries. Prepare and or complete regulatory related reports and IRB submissions. Maintain and organize study regulatory binders, enter all required study data on an ongoing basis. Ensure all study related samples are collected, properly prepared and shipped according to the protocol requirements and IATA/DOT regulations. Responsible for organizing and preparing for both internal and external auditing and study monitoring visits. Coordination and management of clinical trials, including communication with Sponsors and regulatory authorities. Close-out of clinical trials, including contributing to research articles, audit preparation, and communication with regulatory agencies and other disciplines involved. Interact with study participants as directed/required by the protocol and/or study team. May be responsible for tissue sample work. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree required, with 0-1 years of related experience preferred. Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology orientated business environment preferred. Excellent organization and communications skills required. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff and externals contacts. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to follow-through. Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize workload. Must practice discretion and adhere to hospital confidentiality guidelines at all times. Must have computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
The NP/PA is a clinician who demonstrates clinical expertise and leadership skills. The NP/PA uses clinical and academic skills in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with cancer or hematologic disorders. 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. Responsibilities In collaboration with a physician, the NP/PA manages therapeutic regimens for acute and chronic problems associated with such disease, treatment and/or conditions. The NP/PA provides anticipatory guidance, patient and family education, and psychological and emotional support. The NP/PA has prescriptive authority which includes schedule II through V controlled substances in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The NP/PA is a member of an interdisciplinary care team that requires effective communication and collaboration with co-workers at the Institute in addition to collaborating institutions and agencies. The role requires critical thinking, an understanding of research principles and practices and leadership that improves the quality of care and advances nursing/medical care within the work setting and throughout the community. The NP/PA takes advantage of formal and informal learning opportunities to strengthen his or her knowledge base in support of the Institute's Mission, Vision and Core Values. Qualifications NP Qualifications: Authorization to practice in an expanded role as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Current certification from a nationally recognized accrediting body approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing for Nurse Practitioners Minimum of 24 contact hours beyond generic education in pharmacotherapeutics Masters degree in Nursing Minimum of 1 year oncology nursing experience or 1 year Nurse Practitioner experience Oncology Nurse Practitioner experience preferred In possession of Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Federal DEA numbers Certification in Oncology Nursing preferred - OCN, AOCN, CPON PA Qualifications: NCCPA certified Graduate of AAPA/NCCPA accredited Physician Assistant Studies Program License as a Physician Assistant in Massachusetts Maintain current DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration Complete 100 hours of CME according to national and stats regulations during each 2 years period of employment 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 28, 2020
Full time
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Senior Assistant provides administrative support for the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Digital Marketing and the Digital Marketing team. This position also works closely with the analytics team, running reports, gathering data, and preparing data for presentation. Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication. Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Resume and cover letter required with application submission. 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. Responsibilities PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage all administrative functions, such as calendar management, meeting scheduling and agendas, vendor correspondence, phone coverage, etc. for AVP of Digital Marketing; Coordinate Digital Marketing team meetings and yearly planning meeting; Coordinate all MasterCard reconciliations and purchase order (PO) requisitions; Create and update team budget reconciliation; Develop online surveys as needed; Develop a working knowledge of resource software, including ClearView, PeopleSoft, and project management software; Review two organizational e-mailboxes twice daily; routing questions/requests accordingly; ensuring all questions/requests are answered promptly; Support analytics team by running and distributing reports, preparing data for presentation, and other projects as assigned;Maintain a variety of monthly reports on digital marketing performance, including email, YouTube, and URL tracking. Review and analyze email opt-out response data and compile into quarterly report; Serve as a key liaison with Human Resources for open Digital Marketing positions, including routing/screening of resumes and coordination of interviews with candidates; Format documents (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) for presentation and distribution to senior staff; Register staff for conferences and membership in professional organizations and coordinate travel logistics and expenses; Organize and archive project files; Purchase all team-related resources and supplies; Conduct basic research to support new marketing initiatives; Provide back-up support for front desk as requested; Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Reports to Assistant Vice President of Digital Marketing. Independent decision-making on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for dealing with Institute donors, trustees, and senior staff and handling confidential information. Qualifications MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree and/or administrative training degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 1-2 years of administrative experience preferred, as is knowledge of marketing communications. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Superior organizational skills and ability to manage a variety of projects; Directed, self-starting, and positive attitude, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team; Solid computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel; Excellent attention to detail and accuracy; Interest in marketing analytics; Familiarity with digital marketing is a plus; Experience with Google Analytics is a plus. PATIENT CONTACT: No. WORKING CONDITIONS: Workstation located in typical office setting. Some overtime may be required. DFCI DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship. External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis. We’re hiring! Learn more about working in the Division of Philanthropy and view all open positions. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 27, 2020
Full time
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. The Payroll Coordinator is the first point of contact in the Payroll Office. This position requires a customer service friendly individual capable of multi-tasking and resolving or escalating Payroll issues in a busy office setting. This position has access to all wage, benefit, and payroll related information for all employees that must be handled with the utmost confidentiality. Responsibilities Maintain daily Electronic Payroll Reports Respond to DFCI staff regarding Payroll inquiries Prepare and input Payroll entries for Special Payment to staff Contact employees and or department representative to resolve payroll issues on Employee Timesheet Complete payroll information requested on Employee Income and Wage verifications Review Daily exceptions on Bank website for Positive Pay Create employee files and maintain documentation of Payroll records in filing system Monthly Payment to Vendors for employee garnishments and general deductions Manage DFCI incoming mailbox and respond to staff inquiries Follow up with employees on returned payroll checks Presents Payroll information to staff at New Employee Orientation Assist Sr Payroll Coordinator with maintenance and setup of Employee MBTA pass deduction Prepare stop payments and off cycle checks as needed and requested by staff Serve as Payroll backup to the Sr Payroll Coordinator Qualifications High School Diploma Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance preferred 1 year Payroll experience Experience using Peoplesoft preferred 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 27, 2020
Full time
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. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) is committed to providing outstanding departmental management to DFCI faculty engaged in research. The purpose of the Departmental Grants Management Specialist - Finance (DGMS - Finance) is to provide support to faculty preparing grant budgets and managing finances of the faculty portfolio after the award (Finance). Finance includes managing accounts associated with grants, gifts, strategic centers, and other types of funding. This position provides financial information, guidance, analysis and support to faculty. . In addition to the grant management responsibilities described, the position may include special projects either within the department or across departments, supervising junior staff, training, and mentoring. Responsibilities Finance Develops budgets and budget justifications for award proposals. Upon award, finalizes the budget and works with Grants & Contracts and Research Accounting to get the award set up properly in a timely manner. Reviews Notice of Award for any budgetary or other restrictions/requirements. Works with faculty to assure understanding of reporting and other requirements of PI. Reviews budget adjustments, restrictions, required responses with faculty and ensures a timely response to the sponsor. Manages budget spending to guidelines, monitoring and reviewing allocation of research funds, grant balances and charges, ensuring appropriate use of funds under investigator control, both in terms of sponsor/external regulations and Institute policy. Revews for approval and correct allocations - all expenses from their assigned labs and all hiring/promotions. This also includes but is not limited to supplies, equipment, salaries, travel, etc. Compiles and analyzes fiscal data; develops updates, disseminates accurate and complete financial information to ensure compliance with all requirements of externally funded programs, performs related duties as assigned. Establishes monthly meetings with the head of each laboratory (Independent Investigator - II) to review their current fiscal report, in the form of a projection that extends 18 to 24 months. This allows planning, awareness of when grants need to be renewed or new applications will be necessary. Financail staff in Cancer Biology are required to cover for other financial DGMS staff when they are ill, on leave or vacation. Qualifications Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience, and 5-8 years of experience. Research Finance experience is preferred but not required. This includes but is not limited to: Understanding sponsor guidelines and helping investigators adhere to them when developing budgets for any applications or establishment of a new fund. Expense tracking and budgeting Financial projections Maintains professional demeanor at all times. Attention to detail. Ability to work within a team environment. Excellent organizational and project management skills. Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of faculty and staff. General computer skills include working with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook. PeopleSoft experience is a plus. Ability to proactively set priorities and multi-task. Meets high service excellence standards. Flexibility is required, nights and weekend work may be required to meet deadlines or complete time sensitive responsibilities. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 27, 2020
Per Diem
The staff nurse's responsibilities include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for a complex patient population. The infusion nurse provides patient and family education and psychosocial and emotional support. He/she is a member of a multidisciplinary care team that requires effective communication and collaboration with co-workers and staff at the Institute, BWH, and other collaborating institutions and agencies. The infusion nurse identifies his/her own professional goals and learning needs. The role requires clinical expertise, critical thinking, collaborative practice, excellent communication skills and an understanding of the principles and practices of clinical research. The Mission, Vision and Core values of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practice. 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. Responsibilities Delivers expert, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families. Implements nursing process: Assesses patient and family needs. Analyzes assessment data to develop and support clinically accurate diagnoses. Plans care by establishing goals with measurable outcomes. Implements the plan of care. Evaluates the patient's response to interventions. Documents care according to Institute and regulatory agencies' requirements. Administers medications, which may include chemotherapy, and performs procedures safely and efficiently in accordance with Institute policy. May administer blood transfusions. Evaluates educational and psychological needs of patient and family, and incorporates identified needs into the plan of care. Educates patient and family regarding various aspects and treatment modalities of disease, which may include chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Recognizes and responds to emergency situations appropriately. Maintains BLS certification. Identifies appropriate community resources to promote continuity of care, and makes appropriate referrals. Complies with accepted standards of professional nursing practice, as well as with all licensure/registration requirements applicable to the nursing role. Establishes rapport with patients and families from a variety of cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Interacts with patients and families in a caring and compassionate manner respecting the need for privacy and confidentiality. Develops approaches to problem solving which meet the individual needs of the patients and families. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific care and support to the populations served. Fosters an environment that is sensitive to the needs of diverse populations, including but not limited to culture, ethnicity, gender, and age. Manages the environment of patient care. Monitors the environment of care with attention to patient safety, and assures compliance with regulatory agency standards Complies with Institute, Nursing and Patient Care Services, and unit policies, procedures, work rules and standards of conduct. Adheres to the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, 2001) in all aspects of professional practice. Contributes to the formulation and achievement of goals on the unit, within the Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services, and the Institute. Assists in defining goals and developing systems and work processes for the unit, the Division of Nursing and the Institute. Participates in unit, program-based, and divisional committees, councils, and initiatives. Demonstrates flexibility in setting and changing priorities. Accepts additional responsibilities as needed. Participates in QA/QI projects for the unit and the Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services. Supports research activities within the unit, Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services, and the Institute. Qualifications Licensed as a registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required Baccalaureate degree required; baccalaureate degree in nursing strongly preferred Minimum of 1 year of oncology nursing experience Certification in Oncology Nursing preferred - OCN, AOCN, CPON Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and ability to make independent decisions. Ability to function in a busy work setting with patients with complex needs. 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.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Feb 27, 2020
Full time
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is opening a new outpatient cancer facility in September 2020 in Chestnut Hill. The new ambulatory center, located at 300 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, will provide much needed space for adult patient care to support our patient growth. Dana-Farber - Chestnut Hill will offer Clinical and Research Laboratory Services, Clinical Trials, Imaging, Infusion Services, Nutrition Support, Retail Pharmacy, Social Work, and Transfusion Services. This will be a multi-disciplinary, state-of-the-art facility designed to maintain the same model of care that is currently given to our patients on our Longwood Campus. The Chestnut Hill location has openings for Clinical Trial Med Techs. The Clinical Trial Med Tech is responsible for processing all clinical samples from patients on clinical trials at the institute. The tech needs to follow and comply with lab procedures provided by study sponsors and study teams. The tech also serves as a lab resource for study teams. The tech must comply with all institute policies regarding the confidentiality of patient information and lawful use of any computerized patient data. Responsibilities Process samples as indicated in provided lab manuals. Procedures include but are not limited to serum/plasma separation, isolation and enumeration of mononuclear cells and preparation of slides. Preparation of reagents and media Maintain all record keeping and QC requirements as needed Follows all safety and infection control guidelines Sound judgement and critical thinking skills to follow complex flowcharts and lab procedures Strong interpersonal skills, working as part of a team and interacting with several disease centers Detail oriented, ability to multi task and follow through Assists study teams with data and sample information for internal and external audits Flexibility to cover alternate work schedules as needed Qualifications BS required MLT (ASCP) or nationally recognized equivalent with 1-3 years experience preferred Excellent organization and communication skills