Clinical Research Coordinator

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Administrative Support


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.


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator to join our dynamic team of dedicated and skilled research staff working in the field of hematologic malignancies. The Clinical Research Coordinator will primarily responsible in the planning, coordination, and implementation of an expanding biospecimen repository and may participate in other research as new opportunities arise.  This individual will work under the supervision of the Clinical Program Operations Director and will be required to perform his/her responsibilities with a high level of independence within the scope of study protocol(s) and institutional guidelines.


  • Serve as designee of the Principal Investigator (PI) to manage the daily clinical operations of assigned research studies in accordance with human subjects protection and other applicable regulatory requirements and institutional policies
  • Create systems to identify potential patients at all SCCA sites of practice
  • Review study candidates’ medical records for study eligibility
  • Arrange consent meetings with potential patients. Participate in consenting as permitted per protocol.
  • Arrange for ordering and scheduling of sample collection. Coordinate transport of samples to Fred Hutch labs for processing. Travel to satellite sites as required
  • Develop and maintain tools for tracking participants during treatment and beyond. Arrange for sample collection at protocol defined timepoints
  • Function as a protocol liaison with clinical teams, patients, and others as needed.
  • Provide input regarding IRB correspondence and regulatory documentation.  Submit documentation as required
  • Maintain  thorough knowledge in the field through attending related project meetings and symposia, reading related literature, and maintaining professional associations
  • Provide back up coverage for other Clinical Trial Coordinators, Regulator Coordinators and Data Coordinators
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associate's degree or higher in related area
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a clinical research setting
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word)
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to locate resources and operate productively in an environment where standard operating procedures, guidelines and policies are not always available
  • This position requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to problem solve
  • Collaborative focus is essential, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills
  • Must have the flexibility to manage patients visits that may occur before or after regular work hours

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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 HR Operations at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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