Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Clinical Research Nurse

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance




Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA a global leader in the prevention, treatment, and cure of cancer. Our nurses rank among leading experts in oncology. Our nurses provide exceptional patient and family-centered care as they coordinate and assist in individualized treatment. They integrate care with support for the research and development of innovative therapies. Embarking with each patient on a journey through cancer treatment and survival, our compassionate nurses walk hand-in-hand with courage and hope with each individual to ensure the best possible patient outcome. 


Our nurses are vital to the journey of cancer care. We invite you to explore our career opportunities and apply online for more information.



Benefits include:


  • Relocation -Generous relocation package available
  • Time Off -10 paid holidays plus 2 personal days, paid vacation, and paid sick time
  • Employee Health Clinic -Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan 
  • Retirement -403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service
  • Bright Horizons Care Advantage  
  • Hutch Kids Child Care Center 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program   
  • Subsidized ORCA card and tax-advantaged transportation options 



The CORS Research Team Nurse will work in collaboration with the Clinical Trial Nurse. The CORS Research Team Nurse primary responsibilities will be as follows:

CORS Research Team Nurse Responsibilities

  • Assists Investigators and study teams in pre-screening patients and confirming eligibility
  • Supports investigators and study teams in adverse event assessments and documents appropriately for protocol required data entry
    • Understands CTCAE grading criteria to assist with proper documentation
    • Communicates and coordinates effectively with clinic nurse for symptom management, or clinical follow-up, providing the clinic nurse with all applicable protocol specific information needed for patient care
    • Assists PI/Study team in Serious Adverse Event Reporting
  • Documents in EHR and includes research protocol details needed for data entry and compliance
  • Supports investigators and study teams in reviewing and documenting concomitant medications
  • Reconciles protocol required medication diaries
  • Supports research coordinators in protocol required clinic visits when research nursing support is needed
  • Supports PI in ensuring patient safety and protocol compliance
  • Communicates investigational medication holds/modifications to patients as delegated by PI and within scope
  • Acts as primary resource to the research team for clinical operations
  • Facilitates communication and coordination with multi-disciplinary teams as needed
  • Provides research education to clinical staff as appropriate
  • Partners with clinic nursing and study team to provide research specific patient and family education and documents appropriately
  • Partners with clinic nurses to bridge patient from protocol requirements to clinical care
  • Identifies problems or obstacles in the systems and procedures related to research operations, and communicates to the CORS Nurse Manager and study investigators as appropriate 
  • Participates in study required monitoring visits specific to the CRN job description when appropriate
  • Validates protocol specific Beacon treatment plans




  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington
  • Baccalaureate degree required
  • Minimum 3 years of recent oncology experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated skills in critical thinking and problem solving
  • Demonstrated process improvement mindset
  • Ability to successfully work to deadlines and targets
  • Experience in the care of oncology patients
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Teams)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills




  • 2+ years of clinical research experience highly desirable
  • Baccalaureate in nursing preferred
  • Certification in Oncology Nursing (OCN) preferred – BMTCN, AOCN, AOCNS

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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