Clinical Research Coordinator I

Job ID
Regular Full-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 Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is a dedicated and talented person to work with the clinical research staff and principal investigator.

This position will coordinate protocols, interact with physicians, and study staff. They will also screen patients for eligibility, coordinate protocol-required activities, and collect and report data.


The CRC provides day-to-day coordination of clinical research studies including identifying eligible patients and determining which patients consent to study by reviewing each patient's medical chart, explaining the study's general purpose and compliance to patients, explaining study procedures, registering patients onto studies, confirming informed consent has been properly obtained, collecting data, and communicating with study staff. This includes placing orders in patients' charts for the collection of study specimens at the SCCA Clinic, UWMC, and other locations as required.


 The CRC may perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  1. Work in collaboration with principal investigator and study staff to ensure that patients are enrolled on studies in an efficient manner. 20%
  2. Copy study consent form and other medical records from each patient's medical chart. 10%
  3. Track patients' locations and coordinate sample collection appointments with patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. 50%
  4. Develop and implement data tracking systems, ensuring hard copy and computer files are regularly and accurately maintained. 10%
  5. 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. 5%
  6. Maintain study records and complete case report forms. 5%



• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum one year experience in a clinical research or cancer registry environment with regulatory or human research protections.
• Demonstrated knowledge of how to synthesis study conduct.
• Ability to apply judgement in interpreting regulations, determining impacts, and knowing when to escalate questions and concerns when appropriate.
• Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to problem solve and to prioritize multiple competing tasks in a dynamic environment.
• Collaborative focus is essential, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills.

• Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or certification as Clinical Research Professional (SOCRA).
• Two years of experience in a research environment with regulatory or human research protections.
• Previous experience working with NIH, FDA and OHRP regulations and medical terminology.
• Knowledge of clinical trials records, procedures, and computerized data processing systems.
• Ability to extract data from medical records.




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 $24.96 to $35.53 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.  


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).  

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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