Clinical Research Coordinator I-II

Job ID
22918
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Clinical Research Support Services

Overview

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.   

 

Under the direction of Dr. Jordan Gauthier, the Clinical Research Coordinator I-II will participate in the planning, coordination, and implementation of an industry sponsored clinical trial involving human subjects. This position is part of a team and will work with the Cord Blood Transplant Program Clinical Trial Team. Duties will include on-site coordination of protocol activities, patient tracking, arranging for all study specific labs and evaluations, reporting status of patients enrolled to Dr. Gauthier and the CRO/industry sponsor, facilitating study start-up at Fred Hutch and partner institutions, as well as data entry into study database. This position requires CRC to be on-site on the inpatient unit as well as acting as a courier for very time specific labs. When a patient is active on study, the role will require flexibility to daily schedule.

Responsibilities

Various aspects of clinical trial operations including:

  • Follow patients to be enrolled on protocol making sure they meet eligibility criteria
  • Identify and report adverse events in accordance with protocol, regulatory guidelines, and institutional policy
  • Assist with completion of CRF (Case Report Forms), extracting data from medical charts of partner institutions
  • Assist with preparing start-up documentation including IRB documents, eligibility checklists, study procedures/SOPs, study-specific clinic orders and study calendars
  • Facilitate activation of clinical trial in partner institution systems and adjust activation procedures as partner systems change
  • Coordinate sample collection, scheduling study related clinic procedures such as blood draws, infusions and imaging according to protocol requirements; coordinate with clinic staff to ensure proper documentation and timing of research-related procedures
  • Transport lab samples to research lab as necessary 
  • Work with other members of the clinical team to understand the timing and implications of their operating requirements to ensure accurate and effectively management of the clinical trial
  • Participate in weekly clinical meeting discussion of protocol status and patient reports
  • Liaise with investigators, industry sponsors, and other study teams to ensure clinical trial operates efficiently
  • Work proactively with central offices, clinic partners, faculty members and research collaborators to ensure all protocol requirements can be met upon implementation and throughout the study and close out of the study
  • Willingness to positively adapt to changing environments, data systems, compliance requirements and general competing priorities from internal and external sources
  • Provide input regarding IRB correspondence and regulatory documentation
  • Provide back up for other clinical team members as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Clinical Research Coordinator I:
    • AA, BA or BS in health-related field.
    • Minimum of 1 years of clinical research or related experience.
    • Work as part of team
    • Flexible hours required
    • Technical skills necessary to complete all duties via remote work if necessary
    • This position requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to problem solve and to prioritize multiple competing tasks in a dynamic environment
    • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, locate resources and operate productively in an environment where standard operating procedures, guidelines and policies are not always available
    • Collaborative focus is essential, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills
  • Clinical Research Coordinator II:
    • All the qualifications listed above and the following:
    • Minimum of 2 or more years of clinical research experience or experience in a clinical setting. Previous experience in oncology or transplant research preferred but not required.
    • Prior clinical trial management experience
    • Experience with CRF and industry sponsored studies

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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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