• NCTN Protocol Specialist (Clinical Research Coord II)

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Clinical Research Support Services
  • Overview

    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 central 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 II (NCTN Protocol Specialist) is responsible for overseeing the planning, coordination, and 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. This position reports directly to the Clinical Trial Operations Manager in Clinical Research Support (CRS).


    • Serve as a designee of the Principal Investigator, CRS Study Support Services team and the NCTN to manage the daily operations of assigned research studies in accordance with regulatory, GCP guidelines and institutional policy as well NCTN guidelines
    • Serve as liaison between the Cancer Consortium and the study sponsor, NCTN, for assigned studies
    • 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
    • Performs study participant enrollment/registration to NCTN studies
    • Maintain patient tracking tools; communicate status to investigators, management and relevant departments
    • Maintain appropriate source documentation and complete accurate data entry into case report forms in a timely manner
    • Collaborates with study sponsor/consortium delegate to assist with study monitoring visits and respond to findings
    • Coordinates pathology specimen collection and biobanking, as applicable, in accordance with study protocols



    Experience and Abilities

    • 3+ years coordinating clinical research, preferably oncology trials
    • Reviewing and abstracting data from electronic medical records (EMRs)
    • Working in clinic setting preferred


    Knowledge and Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree, minimum
    • Clinical research-related certification preferred
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines that govern clinical research
    • Excellent time-management skills

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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