Program Manager II

Location US-MA-Boston
Job Posted Date 1 month ago(1/31/2018 4:21 PM)
Job ID
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.


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking applications for a Program Manager to be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of coordinated care delivery models to ensure optimal continuity of care for adult HSCT and cell therapy patients treated at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.  Reporting to the VP for the service line, the Program Manager will lead initiatives to develop, test, and sustain operational models to ensure coordination of care with regional, national and international referring providers and health systems.

The Program Manager’s scope of responsibility will focus on systems and services that support patients and caregivers throughout the complex phases of treatment and lengthy recovery unique to stem cell transplant and cellular therapies. The Program Manager will identify interdependencies to facilitate knowledge sharing, communication and integration across sites to ensure effective and safe care delivery.

The Program Manager will have project development and management responsibilities including approximately 50% effort supporting research focusing on testing the safety and efficacy of models and tools for care delivery coordination across multiple sites.  In addition, the Program Manager will engage with various project teams and experts to assess feasibility and analyze trends critical to success.

In addition to close collaboration with clinical faculty, nursing and advanced practice colleagues, and institutional leadership, the Program Manager will work closely with the institution’s process engineering, quality management, patient safety, project management, population science, analytics, information technology, patient and family advocacy groups, and other core resources, and will utilize skills necessary to plan, analyze, organize, execute, and evaluate new models for continuous coordinated and effective shared care delivery. 





Minimum qualifications include:


Bachelor’s degree required with master’s degree in relevant field highly desirable.  Minimum of 3 years of directly relevant experience required – experience and preparation will determine grade in job family.

Applicants shall have demonstrated:

  • Innovative and creative approach to project management
  • Interest in best practices, healthcare delivery research, data modeling, and quality improvement
  • Interest in organizational culture and effective communication across platforms and institutions
  • Flexible and highly collaborative approach to work with respect for different perspectives
  • Ability to inspire teamwork to achieve goals


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.


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