Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Job ID
Temporary Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


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.

This position supports the organization’s enterprise-wide regulatory and continuous readiness program and assist with hospital-based survey coordination and facilitation. The incumbent will:

  • Serve as an internal organizational consultant related to accreditation and regulatory processes and issues
  • Collaborate with the Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs (ARA) Team, ensuring partnership across the Quality Department, various departments and across the organization as a whole
  • Audit and round for regulatory and accreditation compliance, analyze gaps and escalate to the ARA Manager
  • Conduct regulatory and accreditation training, in conjunction with the ARA Manager, as necessary


  • Rounding at each of the SCCA-licensed locations, in all clinical areas
  • Track, trend and analyze internal rounds' data
  • Document editing and publishing. Documents include but are not limited to rounding audits, job aides, guidance documents, workflows
  • Accreditation- and regulatory-related data entry
  • Facilitate staff and provider communications related to healthcare regulations
  • Work on select projects in Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs (e.g., presentations, data analysis, performance improvement activities)


  • Applicant must have a clinical background (RN, LPN, etc.) with experience in hospital or healthcare regulations
  • Strong communication skills: writing, presenting, command of PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, and Word. Must be able to visualize data
  • Must have experience working in a business/corporate setting such as healthcare operations, quality or an equivalent
  • Experience required in implementations and change management

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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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