• Professional Support Specialist

    Job ID
    Regular Part-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.


    This Professional Support Specialist is a hourly position (15-19 hours per week) to assist in recruiting subjects to a large respiratory virus study and to perform chart review for research trials in infectious diseases. This position will work under the direction of the Clinical Trial Manager and the Principal Investigator. The incumbent will perform functions requiring knowledge and skills specific to the program studies and to clinical research. 


    • Assist the study coordinator in recruiting, consenting and study procedures (e.g. performing swabs)
    • Perform review of medical charts using ORCA/MINDscape and enter data in REDCap, Microsoft Access, Excel or other study-related databases
    • Perform data entry for CRFs and review data prior to entering to ensure its credibility
    • Maintain study and specimen tracking and inventory records for biospecimens pulled from repository
    • Assemble study kits for clinical trials
    • Assist with processing and banking of lab specimens and associated record keeping
    • Assist with retrieving and transporting clinical blood specimens from the UW Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    • May perform other duties as assigned


    • BA/BS in a biological sciences field.
    • Proficient with Office Suite, particularly with Excel. It is expected that the incumbent will be familiar with extracting data from a database and with data filtering
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Attention to detail is required for the position
    • Ability to work 15-19.5 hours per week

    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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