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Office Worker, Public Health Sciences (Work Study)

Office Worker, Public Health Sciences (Work Study)

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Regular Part-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Administrative Support

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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 and largest 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 Office Worker will perform a variety of basic clerical duties in support of a longitudinal study of colorectal cancer in our Public Health Sciences division. 


The Office Worker will work under minimal supervision and use judgment in making decisions. Duties include:

  • Maintain manual and computerized files.
  • Perform photocopying. 
  • Fold and mail outgoing correspondence. 
  • Perform data entry for patient records.
  • May perform minimal word processing.
  • Maintain supply inventory, ordering when needed.
  • Assemble participant recruitment packets and kits.
  • Perform clerical duties requiring more skill and/or judgment, including abstracting data, reviewing department information for accuracy and completeness, and investigating/correcting address information on returned mail.
  • Perform clerical duties requiring special training and/or department knowledge. (For example: performing accounting duties, transferring patient data according to department procedures, coding information to be filed according to department procedures.) 
  • Perform other duties as assigned according to study timelines


Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. Applicants must be highly detail oriented and have experience with Microsoft Office Suite. 


NOTE - this is a work study position. Applicants must be state work study eligible.

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