Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), a world-renowned Comprehensive Cancer Center located in the heart of Boston’s medical area, is seeking applicants with an interest in project management for its 2018-2020 Clinical Planning & Business Development (CPBD) Project Management Fellowship Program. The CPBD Fellowship is a two-year program designed to provide high-potential individuals with the opportunity to further develop their leadership styles and analytical skills. The CPBD Project Management Fellowship is project-based and action-oriented: Working collaboratively with senior members of the CPBD team, the Fellow is expected to participate in and lead high-visibility projects relating to short- and long-term planning for clinical services, community site development, and network growth.
The CPBD Project Management Fellow will have the opportunity to gain exposure to diverse areas within DFCI such as Finance, Facilities, Clinical Operations, Legal, Regulatory, Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning, Pharmacy, Research Administration, Communications, Human Resources, and Information Systems. This includes opportunities to shadow senior leaders and observe senior-level decision-making meetings. The Fellow will also have the opportunity to participate in professional development trainings and educational courses for healthcare administration and project management, both internally at DFCI and through external conferences and resources. The CPBD Project Management Fellowship provides ample opportunities to build an extensive network within Dana-Farber and across the local health care industry.
The Fellow will have direct access to senior-level management to ensure additional mentorship and performance feedback, in particular the Senior Vice President of Clinical Planning and Business Development, who will provide valuable coaching and strategic guidance. The Fellow will report to a Senior Manager within CPBD and receive a competitive salary and benefit package.
Key Project Management Areas of Learning
Requirements & Application Process
Dana-Farber seeks diverse, masters-prepared candidates in health care administration, business administration, public health, or related fields of study. Highly motivated individuals with 1-2 years of experience within the healthcare industry are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates are collaborative, excellent communicators, self-starters, and may possess some knowledge of the health care industry and/or project management skills.
Applicants selected for interview will be asked for a graduate school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and contact information for references, one of which must be from a former employer or internship supervisor. Interested applicants should submit a completed application online at danafarber.org/careers (search for requisition req# is 12578 ).