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Clinical Trial Protocol/Operations Coordinator I

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

November 6, 2018
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This position will provide and manage support for clinical trial start-up in the Cancer Consortium. The incumbent will be responsible for assessing the operational logistics of new industry-sponsored clinical trials and creating start-up plans including review requirements and timelines. This position will work closely with internal and external regulatory and fiscal specialists to manage start-up tasks including the preparation of industry-sponsored clinical trial budgets and will work closely with study teams, central offices, clinic partners, faculty members and research collaborators to ensure implementation needs are met. This position will facilitate and support centralized study start-up standard practices, budget negotiation and clinic implementation in support of larger CRS strategic goals initiatives. This position requires understanding of the research process for industry-sponsored clinical trials, knowledge of start-up requirements, clinic implementation, and financial resources required to conduct clinical research. 

Minimum qualifications
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience coordinating industry-sponsored clinical trials
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preparing and/or reviewing study start-up documents
  • Working across different academic institutions to facilitate research projects
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Forecasting and meeting deadlines
  • Communicating with all levels of a research organization
Preferred qualifications
  • Basic knowledge of clinical trial budgets
  • Clinical research related certification preferred
  • Familiarity with project management tools and techniques
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal regulations and guidelines
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