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Clinical Research Coordinator III, Oncology Clinical Trials

Clinical Research Coordinator III, Oncology Clinical Trials

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Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Clinical Research Support Services

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Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


The department of Clinical Research Support (CRS) is the clinical trials office for the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Cancer Consortium. CRS is responsible for the oversight and daily management of the NCI’s National Clinical Trial Network (NCTN) Program.

The CRS Clinical Research Coordinator III (NCTN Protocol Specialist) will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of NCI National Clinical Trial Network (NCTN) trials (cooperative group oncology clinical trials) as well as Institution-Sponsored, Investigator-Initiated Trials. The Coordinator will work on multiple studies and disease modalities to ensure protocol compliance. This position reports directly to the Clinical Trial Operations Manager in the Fred Hutch central clinical trials office, Clinical Research Support (CRS).


Serve as a designee of the Principal Investigator, CRS Study Support Services team and the NTCN to manage the daily operations of assigned research studies in accordance with regulatory, GCP guidelines and institutional policy as well NCTN guidelines.

  • Collaborate with clinical research teams to ensure all clinical procedures and other protocol specific activities are completed as per study expectation.
  • Review study candidates medical records for study eligibility.
  • Enrollment to NCTN studies.
  • Develop and maintain patient tracking tools; communicate status to investigators, management and relevant departments.
  • Maintain appropriate source documentation, and complete or assist with accurate data entry into case report forms in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates with study sponsor/consortium delegate to assist with study monitoring visits and responds to findings.
  • Mentor and train new staff on best clinical research practices.
  • Participate and initiate new process improvement projects to increase efficiency and compliance for the program.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, minimum.
  • 4+ years coordinating clinical research, preferably oncology trials.
  • Reviewing and abstracting data from medical records.
  • Working in clinic setting preferred
  • Clinical research-related certification preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines that govern clinical research.
  • Excellent time-management skills.

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