Clinical Research Coordinator II

Job ID
23379
Type
Regular Full-Time
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 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.

 

We are actively expanding our central teams to support Principal Investigators (PIs) and research study teams who are focused on mission-critical clinical trials programs.

 

The Clinical Research Coordinator II is primarily responsible for ensuring that all administrative aspects of a study are completed in a timely and compliant manner. The role also ensures that all study related communication and education activities are completed efficiently and effectively.  

Responsibilities

  • Review study candidates’ medical records in detail for study eligibility
  • Coordinate research protocols within Fred Hutch, UW and SCCA clinic settings to ensure protocol compliance
  • Serve as point of contact to clinical staff, patient navigators and sponsors for study specific information
  • Initiate scheduling of participant clinic visits and on-going study visits. As needed, attend participant visits and ensure clinical procedures, lab tests, and other protocol specific activities are completed as outlined in the protocols
  • As needed, complete requisition forms, assemble kits for upcoming research visits, transport laboratory samples, and ensure samples are processed and shipped according to study specific guidelines, while tracking and maintaining research supplies
  • Ensure study drug self-administration and accountability with patients, perform non-clinical ECGs, administer study questionnaires and other protocol-driven non-clinical assessments
  • Serve as liaison for Investigational Drug Services (IDS) on drug assignment, dispensation information, and maintain regular communication regarding status of study participant
  • Help ensure accurate participant records are maintained
  • Respond to data queries and other requests from data coordinators and study monitors in a timely manner
  • Document study related activity in the Epic EHR system, eReg, CTMS and other systems as applicable
  • As needed, identify and report adverse events in accordance with protocol, regulatory guidelines, and institutional policy
  • Understand clinical trial budget and billing plans for patients enrolled on clinical trials
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of assigned trials and in the research field through on-the-ground study activities, attending related project meetings and symposia, reading related literature, and maintaining professional associations
  • Provide back up for other Clinical Research Coordinators as needed. Provide back up for Data Coordinator on applicable trials
  • Direct activities of research assistant supporting clinical trials
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum two to three years’ experience in a clinical research or cancer registry environment with regulatory or human research protections
  • Must be able to work independently and with multidisciplinary teams, interact with participants, be self-motivated, able to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills both in-person and on telephone calls
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to 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
  • Onsite work is required for patient visits

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate or bachelor's degree in a related field
  • CCRP or CCRC accreditation
  • Previous experience in oncology research

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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