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.
At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
We are seeking an energetic person to work full-time at our Sunnyside office, the Center for Community Health Promotion (CCHP). CCHP houses different projects that are funded through grants to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The overall goal of our projects is to work with the communities to reduce health disparities in the Yakima Valley. Our health educators provide education on how to prevent and control health problems and common diseases, such as diabetes, cancer and pesticide exposure. They also recruit and interview participants for related research projects.
The Health Educator will drive throughout Yakima, Benton and Franklin Counties conducting various data collection projects, educational workshops and outreach activities/events. Duties include:
Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment.
Please submit a cover letter with your application to be considered for this position.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.