• Clinical Research Coordinator II, Biobehavioral Intervention Studies

    Job ID
    13936
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Administrative Support
  • 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.


    This individual will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator(s) and will be required to perform their esponsibilities with a high level of independence within the scope of study protocol(s) and institutional guidelines. The ability to work across Fred Hutchinson, University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance will be critical.


    The ideal candidate will be able to address the full set of responsibilities in this listing and commit to a 1.0 FTE position.

    Responsibilities

    • Principal Investigator Support:
      • Serve as designee of the Principal Investigator (PI) to manage the daily clinical operations of assigned research studies in accordance with regulatory, GCP guidelines and institutional policy
      • Liase with SCCA clinical and administrative teams to identify appropriate and effective recruitment pathways
    • Recruitment and Enrollment
      • Review study candidates’ medical records for study eligibility
      • Ensure informed consent, initiate patient enrollment, and ensure accurate enrollment records are maintained
    • Education
      • Educate clinical teams, co-investigators, ancillary departments, and patients to ensure safe and accurate protocol implementation
    • Protocol Implementation
      • Because the nature of the clinical study may vary within this job, the CRC must be capable of moving seamlessly between different protocols
      • Develop and maintain tools for study implementation, which may include data collection tools, study reference materials, and study specific orders. Revise and utilize tools as necessary to fulfill the aims of the clinical trial.
      • Initiate scheduling of patient clinic visits, and on-going study visits. Ensure clinical procedures, lab test, and other protocol specific activities are completed as outlined in the protocols.
      • Complete requisition forms, assemble kits for upcoming research visits, transport laboratory samples, and ensure samples are processed and shipped according to study specific guidelines, while tracking and maintaining research supplies.
    • Budget & Billing
      • Understand clinical trial budget and billing plans for patients enrolled on clinical trials or studies
      • Work with internal partners to obtain and submit budget and billing information
    • Other Duties Which May Be Required
      • Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) with protocol development, revision, and study analysis
      • Collaborate with Investigational Drug Services (IDS) on drug assignment, dispensation information, and maintain regular communication regarding status of study subjects
      • Ensure study drug self-administration and accountability with patients
      • Perform non-clinical ECGs
      • Administer study questionnaires and disperse study-related payments
      • Conduct study interviews and participate in focus groups
      • Function as a protocol liaison with clinical teams, patients, and when necessary, other institutions or drug companies
      • Maintain or assist in maintaining IRB correspondence and regulatory documentation.  Prepare or assist in preparing consent forms, continuation review reports, protocol submissions and modifications, and other study reports
      • Maintain appropriate source documentation, and complete or assist with accurate data entry into case report forms in a timely manner
      • Coordinate monitoring visits and respond to queries and other requests from study monitors
      • Identify and report adverse events in accordance with protocol, regulatory guidelines, and institutional policy
      • Participate in the review of charges for patients on clinical trials to ensure billing compliance
      • Travel for industry sponsored investigator meetings
      • Maintain knowledge in the field through attending related project meetings, reading related literature, and maintaining professional associations
      • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Associate degree required, with Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Applicant must have a minimum of one to two years of clinical research or related experience.
    • Previous experience in biobehavioral intervention studies (e.g. web apps, acupuncture) is preferred
    • Previous experience in oncology research and clinical data collection is preferred
    • Previous experience in investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored drug studies is preferred
    • Previous experience in survey research and qualitative interviewing is preferred
    • This position requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to problem solve and to prioritize multiple competing tasks in a dynamic environment
    • Collaborative focus is essential, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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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