Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.
Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:
This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead disruptive continuous innovations in the fight against cancer.
The Associate Director role is an integral part of the clinical laboratory leadership team. This position is expected to bridge clinical laboratory operations, scientific direction and administration, provide continuous connection between individual laboratories, ensure quality and regulatory issues are addressed, and advocate for improvement projects. It is imperative that this position works in a collaborative relationship with SCCA leadership toward a shared mission and vision. Additionally, the Associate Director will interface regularly with the University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital regarding laboratory and related issues.
The nature of this work is challenging and the position requires individual initiative and decision-making capabilities to carry out the required tasks. The work requires mature judgment for the development of appropriate techniques and in recognizing circumstances requiring special attention. Flexibility in scheduling is required. Interaction with other departments and laboratories in the SCCA and FHCRC is inherent to the position. The position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills.