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Clinical Research Coordinator II

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

February 18, 2021
Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

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.

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is responsible for day-to-day coordination of intervention Phase I-III clinical trials. The position will perform all tasks relating to the start-up, management and close-out of studies including: preparing IRB documentation, maintaining study records, screening patients for eligibility, tracking patient visits, and abstracting and reporting data. The Coordinator will work on multiple studies for one or more investigators, and report regularly to those investigators on the progress of the studies. The CRC II reports directly to the Clinical Research Coordinator Supervisor.

Responsibilities

Prepares study start-up documentation including IRB documents, eligibility checklists, study-specific clinic orders and study calendars (if not completed by the Clinical Research Manager)
Screens and registers patients; ensures eligibility requirements are met
Assures consent forms are completed correctly and in entirety
Schedules study related clinic procedures such as blood draws, infusions and imaging according to protocol requirements; coordinates with clinic staff to ensure proper documentation and timing of research-related procedures
Abstracts data from medical records to complete study-specific CRFs (electronic and/or paper) in timely and accurate manner; maintains shadow chart with source documents
Collaborates with study sponsor/consortium delegate to assist with study monitoring visits and responds to findings
Creates and maintains patient tracking tools; communicates status to investigators, management and relevant departments
Manages study documentation throughout study life cycle including IRB annual renewals, modifications, patient study charts and regulatory binder
Liaises with study sponsor, investigator(s) and members of study team to communicate timelines, expectations and study status
Acts as a resource to physicians, investigators, other staff members, and other organizations regarding protocol procedures, data collection requirements and other study related operations
Keeps knowledge and skills current by completing mandated training and attending meetings with the study team and the Consortium, such as the monthly coordinator meeting, relevant brown bags, faculty and administrative presentations, and other opportunities of interest

Qualifications

BA/BS in a life sciences field of study required
2+ years of experience in trial coordination and management is critical to success in this position, given volume, complexity, and compliance requirements in support of clinical trials
Undergraduate degree is mandatory, with master's degree preferable and/or equivalent experience at that level
Ability to work in teams and independently, flexible hours at times in support of clinical trials and regulatory and related compliance
Ability to work with faculty and staff, including clinicians, and research scientists
Attention to detail and project management skills and experience
Well-organized and ability to juggle numerous tasks, often with conflicting and competing deadlines
Experience with study Data systems (Medidata RAVE, etc.) is strongly preferred

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through 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.