Clinical Research Nurse

Job ID
Regular Part-Time
Nursing and Nursing Support


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 for 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 COVID-19 Clinical Research Center (CCRC) On Call Research Nurse oversees the research nurse operations and activities associated with COVID-19 clinical trials. The trials are conducted within a dedicated clinical trials unit at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The research activities include, but are not limited to, the administration of FDA-regulated investigational products to trial participants. This position performs as needed, medical procedures that require an RN clinical degree in medical practice.


  • Coordinate clinical trial activities with CCRC staff, study team, and investigators to ensure appropriate staffing levels and participant coordination for daily trial activities.

  • Determine patient study eligibility, ensure informed consent, and monitor patient’s clinical course

  • Perform clinical procedures including blood draws, vital signs, drug administration, and specimen collection as outlined in the protocols

  • Proficiency with placing peripheral IVs.

  • Act as a clinical liaison for protocols with clinical teams, patients, other institutions, and drug companies

  • Educate clinical teams, ancillary departments, patients, and families about protocols to ensure safe and accurate implementation in compliance with protocol requirements

  • Assist in maintaining IRB and FDA correspondence and regulatory documentation related to patient care and adverse events

  • Assist in preparing continuation review reports, protocol modifications, and other study reports

  • Maintain appropriate source documentation, and complete case report forms

  • Compile and present status reports to PI, research team, sponsors, Consortium partners, regulatory bodies, nursing staff, and physicians as requested
  • Identify, assess, and report adverse events in accordance with protocol and regulatory guidelines, and institutional policy


  • BSN or BA/BS in related field
  • Current, active Washington State Registered Nursing license
  • Minimum 2 years as a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical practice working with FDA-regulated investigational products research setting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills (EMR, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability to work under pressure related to work/time deadlines


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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