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 Bilingual (Spanish/English) Project Coordinator I/II will be under the direction of the Research Project Manager for Dr. Heather Greenlee’s team in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. Dr. Greenlee’s research program uses both clinical trials and observational studies to examine a broad range of lifestyle interventions (diet, physical activity, weight management) and Integrative therapies for cancer prevention and control, especially in under resourced and vulnerable populations. Our research interventions use a combination of behavioral strategies, including in-person and remote educational classes, electronic health communication, and physical activity trackers.
This position will be responsible for coordinating research studies, which includes interacting with patients to screen for eligibility, consenting participants, and performing data collection and data entry, within the scope of study standard operating protocols and institutional and regulatory policies. They will interact with clinic staff, study staff, and multisite partners, and act as a resource on the study protocol. The Project Coordinator will help to develop and implement policies, procedures, research instruments and administrative materials, and manage study specimens. They will provide accurate data management and reporting and provide overall team support.
1. Assist the Research Project Manager and the PI in development of study protocol and procedures including recruitment documents, informed consents, data collection forms, and IRB documents.
2. Provide day-to-day coordination of clinical research studies in accordance with study protocols, regulatory requirements, GCP guidelines, and institutional policy including:
a. Coordinating patient enrollment and participation by reviewing study candidates’ medical records for eligibility, initiating enrollment, ensuring informed consent, and maintaining accurate enrollment and consent records.
b. Explaining the study's general purpose, procedures, and importance to patients.
c. Confirming informed consent has been properly obtained and tracking patient study progress.
d. Collecting and entering data and running quality control measures and checks.
e. Ensuring administrative compliance with study protocols with respect to clinical procedures, laboratory tests and other patient activities, including administering study questionnaires, referring any project/study issues on as necessary.
3. Place orders in patients' charts for the collection of study specimens at the Prevention Center clinic, Fred Hutch Clinic, UWMC, and/or other locations as required, and coordination, retrieval, storage, and tracking of study specimens according to study guidelines.
4. Track and maintain research supplies and assemble kits for patients.
5. Schedule study appointments, meetings, and visits with providers, patients, study teams as assigned.
6. Maintain tools for study implementation, including data collection tools, patient instruction sheets, SOPS, reference materials and specific study orders, and revise and utilize tools as necessary.
7. Maintain patient facing website study materials on current website via a simple Word Press platform.
8. Identify, track, submit, and confirm invoices and payments for study needs and patients.
9. Perform data and database management, including data collection, entry, tracking, monitoring, quality control, audits, and production of special and recurring reports.
10. Act as protocol liaison with study teams, patients, and providers on study related topics.
11. Collaborate and act as a resource for partners outside Fred Hutch as part of multisite and multidisciplinary teams as needed.
12. Provide logistical support for study team meetings, including scheduling, space reservations, and developing and distributing meeting agendas and minutes.
Project Coordinator I:
Project Coordinator II:
For both Project Coord I/II:
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.
Project Coordinator I: The hourly pay range for this position is from $29.42 to $44.11 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.
Project Coordinator II: The hourly pay range for this position is from $32.43 to $48.63 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).