Clinical Research Coordinator III

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.

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

The Clinical Research Coordinator III 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.


  • Review study candidates’ medical records in detail for study eligibility
  • Coordinate research protocols within Fred Hutch, UW and Fred Hutch 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



Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in scientific/medical field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five or more years of experience in medical records, cancer registry, clinical study coordination or related field
  • Onsite work is required for patient visits
  • 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


Preffered Qualification: 

  • Previous experience in oncology research preferred
  • CCRP or CCRC accreditation preferred

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 $70,817 to $106,225 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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