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Clinical Research Assistant, COVID-19 Clinical Research Center

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Wallingford, WA
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Jan 17, 2022

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Overview Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch's pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation's first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women's Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here. At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion. The Clinical Research Assistant (RA) works as part of a multi-disciplinary team performing administrative activities for research protocols in a dedicated clinical trials unit at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. This position requires daily interaction with physician-investigators and other research personnel. The RA performs routine protocol activities within the unit's policies and procedures and protocol requirements. The RA uses judgment in determining the needs of research staff and study participants and works to meet that need. The incumbent will also assist with the coordination of the unit's administrative and operational tasks. The RA works responsibly, accurately, and independently under the supervision of the clinical trial unit's management. The position is expected to perform multiple tasks with a high level of attention to detail. Responsibilities * Prepare study materials for patient visits including lab kits and visit schedules * Organize patient charts for research coordinators * Assist with documentation management and audit readiness activities * Request transportation services for patient follow up activities as needed * Prepare checks for study visits * Courier research specimens and related supplies at varying locations across the Fred Hutch / Seattle Cancer Care Alliance / UW Medical Center campus * Maintain specimen supply, shipping supply, and chart supply inventories * Assist the COVID-19 Clinical Research Center (CCRC) team with administrative duties and team related tasks as needed Qualifications Minimum qualifications: * High school diploma or equivalent * Ability to adapt and adjust priorities based on changing needs, strong written and verbal communication skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to review and reconcile data in reports * Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality * Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite * Ability to work weekends upon request Preferred qualifications: * Associate or Bachelor's degree * Preferred experience with research in a work or academic setting In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions.Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment. A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists. 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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