Data Coordinator II/ WHI Study Interviewer

Job ID
Regular Part-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.


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) established the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) in 1991 to address the most common causes of death, disability and impaired quality of life in postmenopausal women. The WHI is one of the largest U.S. prevention studies of its kind and it is currently moving into its third extension. The WHI Clinical Coordinating Center (CCC), located at Fred Hutchinson, is responsible for study implementation and coordination of statistical, epidemiologic, nutritional and clinical aspects of the WHI and is responsible for data collection, management and analysis.

The Research Project Interviewer II works independently and in collaboration with other outcomes operational staff to assist in accomplishing the study goals described above. The primary focus of the position is to administer surveys by phone to WHI study participants, to follow-up with participants by phone to collect missing information from completed surveys, and data entry of study forms.


This is a part-time position at about 20 hours per week.


  • Conduct research interviews over the phone.
  • Conduct follow-up participant contacts (phone/mail) to: collect or clarify missing information, request a signed medical release, update contact information, and encourage continued study participation.
  • Follow complex data collection instruments to collect and record data according to study protocol.
  • Data enter and verify completed data material.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS, RRA (Registered Records Administrator), ART (Accredited Records Technician), or two-year degree in the medical field
  • Two years of experience in medical records, cancer registry, or related field
  • Strong computer skills and experience working with databases
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • One year of experience in job involving telephone or in-person contact with the public (such as customer service).
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to neatly and accurately document information.
  • Comfortable working on a computer, using Microsoft applications and learning new software.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new software.

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