Clinical Research Coordinator I

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


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.


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.   


The Program in Pulmonary within the Clinical Research Division seeks a dedicated and talented person to work with the clinical research staff and principal investigator. The Clinical Research Coordinator will support NIH funding to examine biomarkers in the blood and lung of patients at risk for or with lung cancer. The position will focus on patient consent, sample collection, coordination of protocols and physician and staff interaction in a dynamic world-class cancer institute. It will result in a significant amount of clinical experience and exposure to translational cancer research for the selected candidate.


  • Provide day-to-day coordination of clinical research studies including screening eligible patients and identifying which patients consent to study by reviewing each patient's medical chart.
  • During clinical visits, explain the study's general purpose and importance to patients, explaining study procedures, registering patients onto studies, performing informed consent, collecting data and communicating with study staff. This includes: place orders in patients' charts for the collection of study specimens, at the SCCA Clinic, UWMC, and other locations as required.
  • During procedures, collect specimens at each enrollment site and ensure specimens arrive to the desired laboratory for further study.
  • Work closely in collaboration with principal investigator and study staff to ensure that patients are enrolled on studies in an efficient manner with appropriate sample collection.
  • Oversee and coordinate this study with collaborators at Vanderbilt University.
  • Manage data tracking systems using REDCap, ensuring hard copy and computer files are regularly and accurately maintained.
  • Coordinate protocol activities to ensure that protocol requirements are completed, which may include tracking subject enrollment, recording adverse events of study procedures and completing case report forms locally and with our collaborators at Vanderbilt.
  • Maintain study records and complete case report forms.
  • Assure compliance with local and federal regulations.
  • Develop and prepare regular and special reports.
  • Work/Communicate with study sponsor and provide assistance with study monitoring visits.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 0-2 years of related experience
  • Proactive, a quick learner, independent and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with electronic medical records.
  • Flexible work hours based on enrollment needs.

In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions.
Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


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