• Data Control Technician I

    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.

    The technician will perform, or assist in performing, a variety of routine procedures related to the documentation, manual and computerized access, control, processing, and storage of data in support of the Long-Term Follow-Up (LTFU) Research Program in the Clinical Research Division. The incumbent works under direct supervision by the LTFU Supervisor. Non-routine decisions are referred to the Supervisor or other staff as appopriate.


    • Process data collection materials and forms following established guidelines. Send, track, log, and enter patient questionnaires and physician diagnostic checklists.
    • Maintain computerized and manual file systems, including entering and validation of patient information into the LTFU database.
    • Retrieve data and forms from computerized and manual files, including review and quality control of questionnaires complete by patients followed by the LTFU Program.
    • Code data collection materials following established guidelines. Identify problems, ambiguities, or inconsistencies and direct them to the Supervisor.
    • Key enter and verify completed material.
    • Perform routine data control procedures including the backing-up of data files and documentation.
    • Perform data cleaning under the direction of the Medical Director in preparation for analysis.
    • Maintain data confidentiality requirements.
    • Perform general clerical duties.

    This job will require 25 hours per week.


    • High school graduation or GED
    • Minimum of one year of experience in data entry with a minimum keyboard speed of 35 WPM
    • Experience in a job requiring attention to detail and accuracy

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