Clinical Trial Assistant I

Job ID
Temporary Part-Time
Clinical Research Support Services


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. 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 value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.


The Boeckh Clinical Research Group in the Infectious Disease Sciences Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is seeking a temporary, hourly Clinical Trial Assistant I to provide support to the faculty member's clinical research projects. This position offers exposure to faculty and staff across a broad range of careers in clinical research and is an excellent opportunity for anyone considering a future in clinical research or medicine. We encourage curiousity and collaboration, and are committed to a supportive culture of safety, trust and belonging that helps our team members achieve their personal and professional goals.



This position reports directly to the Sr. Clinical Research Manager. The position works with some independence and is expected to use judgment in carrying out duties under the direction of the Sr. Clinical Research Manager. The incumbent will perform functions requiring knowledge and skills specific to the laboratory and to clinical research. 




Clinical Research Responsibilities


  • Work directly with the Sr. Clinical Research Manager in the initiation and work related of clinical respiratory studies
  • Perform clinical chart reviews
  • Accurately enter data into study databases, including questionnaire data, study forms, and specimens
  • Assemble sampling kits and distribute to study sites and/or patients
  • Ship and maintain the tracking of specimens
  • Transport specimens, if necessary, utilizing universal precautions
  • Practice infection control and isolation techniques as necessary
  • Maintain HIPAA, Good Clinical Practice and other clinical research training requirements.




Program Assistant I

  • High school diploma or equivalent level of work experience with some experience in clinical research and healthcare.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills required. 
  • Attention to detail, a strong sense of organization and ability to multitask and troubleshooting skills are also essential.
  • Must be knowledgeable with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, and Access) and have the willingness to learn new software programs as necessary.
  • Demonstrate a professional, positive attitude when working with patients. 
  • Highly motivated and independent.



  • BA/BS degree, preferably in the biological sciences
  • Medical Scribing experience
  • Previous experience working with EPIC system
  • Familiarity with medical terminology and medications.


This position is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required. If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population, there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, 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.

The hourly pay range for this position is from $20.53 to $29.23 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.   


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees access to a retirement savings plan, an employee assistance program, paid sick leave (1 hour for every 30 hours worked), and prorated paid holidays (up to 13 days per year).  


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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