How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."
Responsible for identifying learning needs, developing and reviewing content, and designing and evaluating education curriculum for healthcare professionals on blood cancer disease, treatment and side effects management. Work with the Senior Director, Professional Education & Engagement to plan and implement programs and reach out to healthcare professionals to engage their participation.
Identify learning needs of healthcare professionals (HCPs) to help them stay current and maintain the continuing professional competence on treatment and survivorship for blood cancers.
Design and plan curriculum for blood cancer continuing education programs targeted to nurses, physicians, social workers, pharmacists and other HCPs involved in the treatment of patients with blood cancer.
Develop, implement and evaluate in-person and online courses based on learning needs assessments, organizational priorities and other informational sources.
Utilize principles of adult learning in all aspects of educational activities.
Keep current on developments in blood cancer disease, treatment, and side effect management, as well as continuing education accreditation requirements and preferred modes of learning; align trends in blood cancer and continuing education with professional education strategy.
Select and invite presenters based on their expert knowledge, experience, and presentation skills. Work with the presenters to plan and implement courses.
Ensure requirements for continuing education accreditation are met in planning, implementation and record keeping.
Collaborate with accredited continuing education providers to offer CME, ACPE, and CE programs to healthcare professionals.
Collaborate with Patient Access staff to support development and planning of continuing education programs.
Other projects as identified by the Senior Director, Professional Education & Engagement.
Education & Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required (Bachelor’s in nursing preferred)
Minimum of three years of recent experience in a hematology-oncology clinical treatment and/or clinical education setting in an academic institution, pharmaceutical or biotech company, hospital, or other healthcare setting.
Excellent critical thinking and out of the box thinking skills.
Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
Creativity and flexibility
Knowledge of adult learning principles
Ability to assess learner needs and develop disease and treatment education curriculum in a variety of ways to educate HCPs
Display a commitment to lifelong learning, collaboration and teamwork skills
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
Outstanding capability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment
Demonstrated planning, problem-solving, priority-setting and project management skills.
Ability to carry out timeline driven objectives
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
Willing and able to travel
Position is full time
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2021-6154
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) is a global leader in the fight against cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.