• Clinical Research Nurse-Full Time

    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 Clinical Research Nurse will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team in the implementation, conduct and evaluation of clinical research studies involving novel cellular immunotherapies for cancer patients. This individual will work under the supervision of The Clinical Research Operations Manager in the Integrated Immunotherapy Research Center Clinical Operations Program.

    The Clinical Research Nurse performs their responsibilities with in their scope of practice with a high level of independence under the authority of attending physicians. The incumbent works collaboratively with other team members to manage the daily clinical operations of assigned research studies in accordance with regulatory and GCP guidelines and institutional policy.


    • Develop tools for study implementation including eligibility checklist, study reference materials, standing orders and clinical summaries.
    • Determine patient study eligibility, ensure informed consent, and monitor patient’s clinical course
    • Perform clinical procedures including blood draws, vital signs, drug administration, and specimen collection as outlined in the protocols.
    • Act as a clinical liaison for protocols with clinical teams, patients, other institutions, and drug companies.
    • Educate clinical teams, ancillary departments, patients, and families about protocols to ensure safe and accurate implementation in compliance with protocol requirements.
    • Assist in maintaining IRB and FDA correspondence and regulatory documentation related to patient care and adverse events
    • Assist in preparing continuation review reports, protocol modifications, and other study reports.
    • Maintain appropriate source documentation, and complete case report forms. Compile and present status reports to PI, research team, sponsors, nursing staff, and physicians.
    • Identify, assess, and report adverse events in accordance with protocol and regulatory guidelines, and institutional policy.
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to support staff in the execution of their duties relative to protocol coordination.
    • Maintain thorough knowledge in the field through attending related project meetings and symposia, reading related literature, and maintaining professional associations.


    • Active Registered Nurse license in the state of Washington required.
    • Current Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Card from American Heart Association
    • A minimum of two years of nursing experience.
    • Previous experience in oncology and research is strongly preferred.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills including computer skills are essential.

    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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