Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Capital Life Cycle Specialist

Job ID
Regular 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.


The Capital Life Cycle Specialist manages the end-to-end capital life cycle process, supports the upkeep, maintenance, and management of capital equipment and leads the overall activities of the Medical Equipment, its functions, operations and services.


  • Leads the activities of a group of applicable stakeholders in order to conduct focused strategic planning and analysis for all life-cycle management functions
  • Performs and develops plans and projects, determines needs, investigates and resolves problems, interfaces with other functions and stakeholders, prepares capital assets and operating requests
  • Total Life cycle asset management of all SCCA assets, including managing end of life cycle replacement oversight for +/-$2.4M in annual spend
  • Joins financial, contractual, and inventory functions in support of new purchases, non-capital medical equipment and capital equipment replacement
  • Works directly with key stakeholders to maintain a seamless transition each stage in the capital life-cycle process; from the creation of purchase orders, to the delivery of assets, to the disposal of end of life items
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the asset management system
  • Define, maintain, and update policies and procedures for effective management of the asset life cycle (e.g., acquisition, deployment, utilization, de-installation, reallocation, and disposal)
  • Tracking and maintaining an accurate inventory of assets throughout their life cycle
  • Define metrics, collect data, and report on the effectiveness of the asset management processes
  • Oversee the policies and procedures concerning Medical Equipment, ensure such policies and procedures are maintained in a department procedure manual and are familiar to appropriate staff
  • Work effectively with Supply Chain team members including, purchasing, analytics, logistics, support services and inventory control
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree or 5 or more years of experience in materials management or inventory
  • 1-2 years relevant capital life-cycle experience.
  • Ability to take initiative and use sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proactively advances technical skills and sharers knowledge with others
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate professionally with all clinical and non-clinical departments


  • Strong analytical skills; MS Excel proficient; financial modeling preferred
  • Strong written and communication skills; MS PowerPoint, MS Word proficient
  • Awareness of best practices regarding vendor management (e.g., strategic alliances, supplier
  • certification, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyze complex data

SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


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