Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Clinical Research Coordinator II

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

    The Clinical Research Coordinator II participates in all aspects of clinical research trials except those that require medical expertise or licensure and leads key tasks such accurate record keeping, data collection and management, and correspondence.  This particular role works closely with Principal Investigators and research teams, clinical department representatives, and research billing regulatory areas to evaluate and resolve a clinical trial’s gaps for the successful implementation of new clinical trials and research activities at the SCCA.  

    The ideal candidate possesses a working knowledge of the clinical research lifecycle from clinical trial concept and development through study closeout, and has significant experience in clinical research operations, including oncology trial start-up and management. This role requires the ability to think and deliver quickly while also being accurate, detailed and thorough. It demands a person who can communicate clearly and concisely often about complex issues. It also requires someone with the desire to work collaboratively with a team, and a willingness to be flexible to meet the demands of the clinical research study and the Research Integration Department.


    • Provides day-to-day coordination of clinical research studies including screening patients for protocol eligibility, ensuring informed consent has been properly obtained, enrolling subjects, collecting data and communicating with clinic staff
    • Collaborates with clinic providers and staff, ancillary services, and research staff regarding protocol implementation and operations
    • Collects and enters data in a timely manner in accordance with the protocol
    • Collects and maintains regulatory documents
    • Submits reports and documents as required
    • Coordinates the study drug management process
    • Coordinates research protocol monitoring and auditing visits and takes action to correct problems such as deviation from protocol requirements to ensure research quality
    • Participates in the development of department and/or protocol standard operating procedures and tool
    • Participates in the startup of a study including things such as budget development, contracting, and protocol implementation
    • Facilitiates the review and approval of protocol specific orders
    • Work collaboratively with colleagues at SCCA, Fred Hutch, UW and Seattle Children’s
    • Contributes to process improvements of the department
    • Perform other resonsiblities as assigned



    • 2 years of experience in a clinical research setting required
    • Clinical Research Coordinator with experience in oncology clinical research operations
    • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, word processing, and databases
    • Experience with electronic medical records systems
    • Ability to understand and follow multiple complex protocols at multiple sites
    • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
    • Ability to develop and/or present content to senior leaders and other groups
    • Problem solving skills


    • Bachelors degree or 2 years of clinical research experience
    • Oncology experience
    • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (ACRP), Certified Clinical Research Professional (SOCRA), or equivalent certification
    • Experience with SharePoint, Access, and OneNote
    • Experience with document management

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