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Account Follow Up Representative

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14580

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.


An Account Follow Up Representative is responsible for timely follow up with insurance companies on payments, denials and appeals.

Responsibilities

  • Review work queues to prioritize account follow up activities (account/payment status, verify and update patient information).
  • Timely identification of claim denials and appropriate handling of appeals
  • Review insurance payments and all adjustments to determine patient responsibility
  • Utilizes hospital billing system, payor websites and system interfaces to effectively manage accounts
  • Investigate and resolve patient inquires forwarded from Customer Service
  • Contact appropriate SCCA Departments to obtain information for account resolution
  • Maintain current understanding of contracted payor agreements

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • A minimum of one year experience in a business setting. Experience in healthcare billing preferred.
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard and mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner

Account Follow Up Representative

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14105

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.

 

An Account Follow Up Representative is responsible for timely follow up with insurance companies on payments, denials and appeals.

Responsibilities

  • Review work queues to prioritize account follow up activities (account/payment status, verify and update patient information).
  • Timely identification of claim denials and appropriate handling of appeals
  • Review insurance payments and all adjustments to determine patient responsibility
  • Utilizes hospital billing system, payor websites and system interfaces to effectively manage accounts
  • Investigate and resolve patient inquires forwarded from Customer Service
  • Contact appropriate SCCA Departments to obtain information for account resolution
  • Maintain current understanding of contracted payor agreements

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • A minimum of one year experience in a business setting. Experience in healthcare billing preferred.
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard and mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner

Administrative Coordinator I- Medical Education

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14556

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.


This position primarily supports the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program as part of the Fellowship Program Office (FPO) within the Clinical Research Division (CRD), providing administrative support to all programmatic fellows, the Fellowship Program Administrator, and Program Directors. Primary responsibilities include assisting in the fellowship recruitment effort and annual orientations, delivering and monitoring completion of fellow, faculty, and clinical evaluations, managing core didactic conferences, distributing agendas and minutes of programmatic meetings, updating clinical rotation schedules, securing space and office resources for research fellows, and post-fellowship tracking and verifications. These responsibilities are done in accordance with all policies and procedures governing the Fellowship Program, the University of Washington Graduate Medical Education (GME) office, the National Institutes of Health, and other guidelines.

 

The Administrative Coordinator I primarily works under the direction of the Fellowship Program Administrator with opportunities for professional development and growth. This position requires an individual who can contribute to the ongoing success of the Fellowship Program and is committed to continuous process improvement. A team player with a positive attitude, a sense of humor, an ability to shift work priorities quickly, and who can also work independently and utilize available resources will be integral to advancing the mission of this ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) certified training program. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (verbal and written), the ability to work in an often fast-paced environment that interfaces with multiple training sites and stakeholders, be customer service and detail oriented, self-starting, resourceful, and responsive to program needs.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation of all FPO policies and procedures
  • Represent the FPO and the program to all stakeholders across multiple institutions (UW Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Harborview Medical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Bloodworks Northwest, Seattle Children's, Fred Hutch)
  • Perform updates on various platforms unique to an ACGME accredited fellowship program including but not limited to: ACGME, ERAS, NRMP, ABIM, FREIDA.
  • Update credentialing and scheduling information on MedHub, our residency/fellowship management system
  • Prepare reimbursement requests
  • Manage delivery and completion of fellow, faculty, and program evaluations
  • Utilize MedHub to develop various reports and evaluation summaries integral to our trainees' development
  • Maintain files and archival system in accordance with policies and guidelines
  • Coordinate educational activities including core didactic conferences that support the program’s curriculum and adhere to ACGME training requirements
  • Coordinate and/or staff various meetings (calendaring, notifications, agendas, minutes, catering, room set up, catering)
  • Coordinate space for research fellows
  • Outreach to past fellows; verification of training for past fellows
  • Assist with annual recruitment including preparation of materials for applicants and faculty interviewers
  • Administrative duties such as drafting correspondence and reports; editing and proofreading materials; photocopies/scanning materials; distributing mail etc.
  • Administrative support as needed to program directors and fellowship program administrator

Qualifications

 

  • BA/BS is required
  • Two to five years work experience in a clinical, medical, hospital or research environment required
  • Track record of progressively complex administrative positions ideal
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel required
  • Available to work during non-traditional hours for projects and events as needed

Administrative Coordinator II

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14482

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.


Reporting to the Senior Operations Director for the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, a highly skilled Administrative Coordinator is required to provide a wide range of management support to help implement the Division’s strategy in support of the Center’s mission.


The purpose of this role is to effectively support the Senior Operations Director and to help ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Division. The role offers varied, non-standard work across a range of skill sets in supporting the Senior Director in all tasks that are common to planning, effective decision-making, management and outreach at an executive level. As the Administrative Coordinator, you will often be the first point of contact for our internal and external colleagues, ‘customers’ and partners. Good knowledge of the organization, a commitment to providing excellent customer service, responsiveness, flexibility (both time and task), creativity, confidentiality and excellent organizational, technical and interpersonal skills will be required to succeed in this role. Adaptability to peaks in work flows, willingness to assist other members of the administrative team from time to time, and the commitment to meeting deadlines are essential.


As a key member of the Senior Director’s team, you will use independent judgment and initiative in managing an extensive calendar, troubleshooting arising issues, setting up meetings and preparing minutes for distribution to relevant parties, making efficient travel arrangements, screening incoming correspondence and calls directed to the Senior Director, forward and/or reply to calls and correspondence as appropriate, coordinate events, assist with report production, special analytical tasks and monitoring budgets. This position is considered mission critical since the role interacts with all levels of faculty, professional and technical staff, and partner collaborators (Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, UW, etc.) The position requires a strong fiduciary focus and sensitivity to remaining focused, professional, and ensuring the highest level of professionalism in support of the mission and goals of the Division.


This is an important position that offers opportunities for involvement at the Center, contributing to process improvement, enhancing communication and improving the quality of service we provide. You will work with other senior administrative staff on operational, financial, and human resource issues that are associated with a diverse organization. You must have excellent written and oral communication skills, be politically astute at all levels, and be able to network widely with colleagues inside and outside Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. You will apply modern information communication technology tools for effective management in a complex organization and will contribute to improving efficiency and help to develop a culture of innovation.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct support to the Senior Director-Operations, relative to meeting management, Outlook, logistics, and other programmatic and Division-level planning and execution.  Ensure that all calendar needs and any related travel arrangements, to include reconciliation and processing of costs and reimbursements are prepared in accordance with Center policies and procedures and submitted on time.
  • Act as a liaison as needed, with Center administration, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and the UW, on behalf of the Division, and under the direction of the Senior Director-Operations so that inquiries, and needs are resolved appropriately.   
  • Serve as the primary coordinator of the Division's Monday Noon and Tuesday Clinical Grand Rounds, which will include thoughtful management and communication to ensure that faculty are scheduled, with appropriate calendar reminders (and their administrators), ensuring the communication (fliers, etc.) and other evaluations are distributed and collected, etc.  
  • Draft agendas and ensure all documents and background information for committee meetings are received, collated and circulated in a timely manner. Ensure that the Senior Operations Director has all the materials needed for any external meetings well in advance. Organize and attend meetings, take minutes and distribute for review as directed, and track progress on action points.
  • Deal effectively with correspondence of all types, diverting such correspondence to other staff where appropriate, relying to a range of issues on behalf of the Senior Director, or researching and preparing information/drafting replies, recognizing and respecting the confidential nature of many matters.
  • Create and maintain the Division’s administrative calendar for effective long-term planning and management
  • Provide logistical support to conferences, workshops, public events, etc. Plan, implement and manage division-wide events as requested. Oversee procurement of catering, equipment, decorative and rental needs as well as preparing or procuring the preparation of promotional materials.
  • Ensure new Division employees receive all the information and access they need to integrate into the Center and to become active, engaged members of staff.
  • Assist with implementation and communication of new policies and procedures.
  • Create and maintain an effective electronic database of communication and other records of the Senior Director’s office. Improve systems for data management as appropriate.
  • Manage budgets associated with the Senior Director’s office and organize financial items requiring review and approval, ensuring they are being handled in a timely manner.
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned or required in support of the Director and Division Mission, Goals, and Vision.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Five years or more of progressively complex administrative experience, preferably in a research and/or clinical care environment
  • Strong computer and on-line systems skills
  • Experience working in a medical, clinical, and or health/research environment is highly desirable
  • A focus on excellent customer service, strong interpersonal skills are required.
  • Excellent administration and organizational skills; attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with effective management of calendars, meetings, visitors, travel and other tasks

Administrative Manager

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14594

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.


The Administrative Manager will provide senior level administrative management support to the Senior Vice President (SVP) & Director of the Public Health Sciences (PHS) Division and report to the division’s Senior Operations Director. They will independently perform administrative and secretarial duties of a complex, specialized, or confidential nature, using judgment to interpret Fred Hutch policy, represent the SVP, and interact with Hutch staff and outside organizations. This role oversees the management of and coordination of this leader’s extensive calendar activities, travel management, expense reimbursement, publishing and development activities. This role requires an ability to direct and manage multiple priorities, quickly analyze situations and make sound decisions using effective time management skills, good business acumen and administrative judgment. Strong writing ability, creativity and excellent interpersonal skills are essential. This position must have a highly effective level of communication within the program, Division leadership, and be able to anticipate and remain flexible in the face of change.

Responsibilities

Administrative Management

  • Provide senior level administrative management support of executive’s daily calendar via Microsoft Outlook. This responsibility requires interacting with high levels of confidentiality, discretion and professionalism while interacting within multiple levels of researchers and executives at institutions, governmental agencies, industry-related organizations, as well as their respective administrative teams located within the United States and internationally. Use critical judgment to determine meeting priorities. Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • With travel & finance teams, arrange domestic and international travel planning and schedules, including flight, local transportation, accommodations, meeting agendas, travel receipts, etc. Arrange travel for both the SVP as well as division visitors, candidates, program faculty, etc. Maintain travel itineraries and records. Track and maintain all records/receipts and follow policies and procedures required for Federal and State and institutional guidelines. Manage expense reimbursement process for multiple expense products (charge cards, check requests, etc.) for travel schedule to ensure that all expenses are appropriately charged and reimbursed to applicable cost centers, grants, etc., as well as personal reimbursements.
  • Manage the daily flow of written correspondence in/out of the executive’s office. This includes but is not limited to, drafting, reviewing, editing, managing revision process of a variety of correspondence and reports on behalf of the executive and can include all types of communications from letters of support/recognition for faculty, emails, reports, etc. Responsible for accuracy, formatting and appearance of final documents.
  • Manage, coordinate and staff, as requested, high-level meetings for the SVP and Associate Division Directors. Responsible for developing/compiling the agenda, arranging speakers, coordinating technical support, room requirements, and catering.
  • Arrange conference and meeting schedules, agendas, and other activities as required by the SVP and division administration.
  • Perform general adminstrative duties, including (but not limited to) preparation of correspondence for letters of recommendation, grant support, etc. Organize and reprioritize tasks, maintain records, and coordinate functions with various individuals and organizations.
  • Maintain and coordinate the SVP’s professional documents including (but not limited to) augmented CV, biosketch, professional memberships, etc.
  • Ensure the protection of sensitive or confidential information.

 

Administrative Coordination

  • Carry out special projects for the SVP and division administration
  • Work as a key team member of the PHS Administration team assisting the team with various projects
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of progressively complex administrative experience are required for this position
  • Demonstrated experience related to management and handling of highly confidential information and ensuring that information is maintained in a confidential manner
  • Demonstrated experience and philosophy relative to working in a collaborative environment, serving the needs of the senior executive and working with key division staff
  • Strong and thoughtful communications, both oral and written
  • Experience working with all levels of faculty and staff, within the context of a research environment
  • Demonstrated professionalism to ensure that all people are always treated with dignity and respect
  • Exceptional computer and word processing skills, proficiency with a variety of software packages (MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint (or other presentation software), EndNote, Excel, and Access) required
  • Experience using SharePoint and Adobe software is highly desired
  • Ability to work in a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • The ability to work a varied schedule with flexible hours as needed

Please submit a cover letter with your resume and application in order to be considered for this position.

Advanced Practice Provider (Breast Oncology)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13585

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.

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.

 

The ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management of Breast Oncology patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. They follow patients during their chemotherapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance after completion of treatment. This position also provides opportunities for autonomous practice within the Women’s Wellness Follow-up Clinic, a long- term survivor and high risk clinic. The ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages basic health needs of patients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures, monitors for cancer progression or recurrence, and consults with professional peers as needed. They work collaboratively with the treatment team to coordinate care of their patients. All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician.

Responsibilities

  • Performs complex and problem-focused H & P’s

  • Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side effects, as well as long-term surveillance and survivorship issues.

  • Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice

  • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care.

  • Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research

  • Provides patient, caregiver, and peer education

  • Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams

  • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees

  • Active member of the SCCA Rapid Response/Code Team

Qualifications

  • Two years of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology required. Experience in Breast Oncology preferred.

  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required.

  • Washington state & DEA licensure required.

  • ACLS required

  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.

  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

Advanced Practice Provider (Float)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14161

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.

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.

Responsibilities

A Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management to patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. This Full Time Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA-C) will work with our General Oncology and Supportive Care Services in a “float” capacity. This will include management and coordination of clinical & research care under the supervision of an Attending Physician including, but not limited to, Lung, Head and Neck, GI, GU, Breast, and Sarcoma. Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • following patients during their chemotherapy and providing medical supportive care
  • addressing and managing treatment toxicities
  • monitoring for cancer progression or recurrence
  • consulting with professional peers as needed
  • working collaboratively with the treatment team to coordinate care of their patients
  • actively participating in the conduct of cancer clinical research, including patient, caregiver, and peer education
  • collaborating and consulting with other disciplines and services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care
  • coordinating care in a multidisciplinary fashion with collaborating services which may include surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, nutrition, social work, psychology, pain service, hospice, and palliative care.
  • all clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician

Qualifications

 

  • 2 years of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology required.
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Self-directed and driven, with the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team essential to the success of the person in this position.
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required.
  • ACLS, Washington state & DEA licensure required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

Advanced Practice Provider (GenitoUrinary Oncology)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14193

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.


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.


A Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C is a certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant who provides evaluation and medical management of GU Oncology patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. They follow patients during and after their treatment course which may include chemotherapy, a research protocol or surveillance. The ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages basic health needs of patients, addresses treatment toxicities, monitors for cancer progression or recurrence, and consults with other members of the care team as needed. All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges, and under the supervision of an attending physician.

Responsibilities

  • Performs complex and problem-focused H & P’s
  • Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side effects, as well as long-term surveillance and survivorship issues.
  • Manages issues associated with lines (PICC, PORT) and tubes (foley catheter, suprapubic and nephrostomy tubes)
  • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care with both outpatient and inpatient teams.
  • Participates in the conduct of all phases of cancer clinical trials or research protocols.
  • Provides patient, caregiver, and peer education and support
  • Helps to mentor GU team members (RN, MA, TC, research coordinators)
  • Participates in GU clinical team and research meetings, conferences and committees
  • Active member of the SCCA Rapid Response/Code Team (responsible to cover 4 weeks every year)
  • Opportunity to participate in CPI projects with GU team and Medical Director

Qualifications

  • One or more year(s) of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology preferred.
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program required.
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required.
  • ACLS required (may obtain after hire).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • EMR experience required

Advanced Practice Provider (Peninsula)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14487

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.

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.

Responsibilities

 

This full time Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA-C) will work at our satellite clinic in Poulsbo, Washington. They will actively coordinate the complex care of cancer patients undergoing both systemic anti-cancer therapy and radiation therapy. The incumbent will manage side-effects of these therapies, order appropriate laboratory and radiographic studies; prescribe medications and refer patient to other specialists as necessary. The incumbent may provide for post-treatment cancer patients follow-up visits for the medically indicated period after completion of treatment. The incumbent will also provide psychological support to patients by participating in patient and/or family teaching and refer patients to community agencies and other resources to promote optimal adjustment and functioning.

 

This position requires the ability to lead other clinical staff, be accountable for the work required in this position, the ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment, and the relentless pursuit of excellent patient centered care. This clinic provides a broad range of services including GI, Lung, GU, Breast, and Hematologic Malignancies and Radiation therapy.

Qualifications

 

  • 1 year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required
  • ACLS required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

Advanced Practice Provider (Sarcoma)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14257

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.


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.


A Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management of Sarcoma oncology patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. They follow patients during their chemotherapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance after completion of treatment. The ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages basic health needs of patients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures, monitors for cancer progression or recurrence, and consults with professional peers as needed. They work collaboratively with the treatment team to coordinate care of their patients. All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician.

Responsibilities

  • Performs complex and problem-focused H & P’s
  • Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side effects, as well as long-term surveillance and survivorship issues
  • Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice
  • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care
  • Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research
  • Provides patient, caregiver, and peer education
  • Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams
  • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees
  • Active member of the SCCA Rapid Response/Code Team

Qualifications

  • One year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology required
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required
  • ACLS required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

Advanced Practice Provider: Adult Bone Marrow Transplant

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14503

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.

Responsibilities

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides care for blood and marrow transplant patients and immunotherapy patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings under the supervision of the attending physician.  The APP is responsible for the primary care of the patient to include assessment, triage and management of the transplant patient as part of a collaborative transplant team.  Responsibilities include obtain medical history, perform physical examinations, review and order diagnostic studies, radiographs and prescribe treatments.  APPs perform bone marrow aspirations, lumbar punctures and are first assists with Bone Marrow Harvests and provide follow-up care of bone marrow donors under the supervision of attending physician.

Qualifications

Please include a cover letter when applying for this job that includes your specific interest in the Advanced Practice Provider position and working for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (either as an additional attachment on your profile or merged into the file that contains your resume.)

  • Must be a graduate of a Physician Assistant training program or appropriate Nurse Practitioner program and be able to practice in the state of Washington (licensed).
  • Have National Certification as appropriate for profession
  • Must be licensed for schedule II drug authority.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Basic computer skills are essential.
  • Must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Must enjoy long-term relationships with patients undergoing intense therapy.
  • Oncology or BMT experience preferred.

Advanced Practice Provider: Bone Marrow Transplant and Immunotherapy

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14286

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.

Responsibilities

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides care for blood and marrow transplant patients and immunotherapy patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings under the supervision of the attending physician.  The APP is responsible for the primary care of the patient to include assessment, triage and management of the transplant patient as part of a collaborative transplant team.  Responsibilities include obtain medical history, perform physical examinations, review and order diagnostic studies, radiographs and prescribe treatments.  APPs perform bone marrow aspirations, lumbar punctures and are first assists with Bone Marrow Harvests and provide follow-up care of bone marrow donors under the supervision of attending physician.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of a Physician Assistant training program or appropriate Nurse Practitioner program and be able to practice in the state of Washington (licensed). 
  • Have National Certification as appropriate for profession
  • Must be licensed for schedule II drug authority. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required. 
  • Basic computer skills are essential. 
  • Must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 
  • Must enjoy long-term relationships with patients undergoing intense therapy. 
  • Oncology or BMT experience preferred.

Please include a cover letter when applying for this job that includes your specific interest in the Advanced Practice Provider position and working for Fred Hutch (either as an additional attachment on your profile or merged into the file that contains your resume.)

Advanced Practice Provider: Survivorship + Sarcoma

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13612

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.

 

We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.


The position will provide care to post-treatment patients in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Survivorship Clinic and provide care across the continuum from diagnosis to survivorship focused follow-up for patients in the SCCA Sarcoma Clinic.

 

Allocation of FTE: 50% survivorship, 25% sarcoma survivorship, 25% general sarcoma care. 

 


SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

 

Within the Survivorship Clinic the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will be responsible for provision of clinical care and patient education for a broad range of cancer survivors, including  adult survivors of pediatric cancers.  They will work with a comprehensive team including the program director and co-director, the program nurse coordinator, and the program manager toward the goal of extending survivorship services to all oncology patients, regardless of age, place or type of treatment. They will collaborate with other providers within the Survivorship Clinic, within other SCCA oncology discipline clinics, and also with physicians and other health care professionals to define best practices of care, develop comprehensive survivorship care guidelines, and establish referral networks internal and external to the SCCA.

 

Within the Sarcoma Clinic the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide evaluation and medical management of Sarcoma patients at the SCCA.  They will follow patients during their chemotherapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance. The ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages basic health needs of patients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures, monitors for cancer progression or recurrence, and consults with professional peers as needed.  They work collaboratively with the treatment team to coordinate care of their patients. The clinician in this role will be expected to see patients along the continuum of care for sarcoma patients, including long term follow-up of sarcoma survivors in the Survivorship clinic conducting survivorship focused visits as described below as well as carrying out surveillance plans following standard treatment pathways in collaboration with the sarcoma medical oncologists. 

Responsibilities

Survivorship Program - comprehensive onsite evaluations for cancer survivors including:

  • Review of diagnosis, treatment, acute and chronic complications and co-morbidities
  • Risk-adapted history and physical examination, laboratory and diagnostic studies
  • Psychosocial and functional needs assessment
  • Referral to appropriate subspecialties and services
  • Preparation of treatment summary or review of treatment summary developed by survivorship RN, including guidelines and recommendations for follow-up
  • Patient education
  • Provide written (and oral when necessary) communication of survivors evaluation back to referring provider and/or primary care provider
  • Other Duties as assigned by program director or program manager:
    • Participate in program outreach activities (e.g. local or regional presentations regarding survivorship, or the survivorship program survivor education conferences, and other related activities), including off-hours as necessary
    • Participate in program development activities (e.g. visits to internal or off-site clinics or hospitals, and other related activities, development of standard of care guidelines)
    • Develop educational materials for survivors (e.g. Survivor notebook, health links, etc.)
    • Create, review and maintain accuracy and completeness of survivorship database care plan recommendations  

Sarcoma Clinic:

  • Performs complex and problem-focused evaluation and management for patients diagnosed with Sarcoma
  • Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side effects, as well as long- term surveillance.
  • Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice
  • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care.
  • Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research
  • Provides patient, caregiver, and peer education
  • Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams
  • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees
  • Active member of the SCCA Rapid Response/Code Team

 

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Employees within the Survivorship Program are expected to maintain high standards of professionalism in their interactions with patients, referring providers and other team members. Professional conduct includes:

  • Fosters positive and professional interpersonal relationships with patients, families, staff, referring physicians and other visitors.
  • Actively promotes positive working relationships within survivorship team and all SCCA, Fred Hutch and UW Medical Center staff to create an affirming work environment.
  • Is flexible and positive in accepting other duties or projects as assigned by the program director or program manager.
  • Identifies and reports barriers to clinical and departmental effectiveness and facilitates/ suggests effective problem solving.
  • Seeks positive resolution of interpersonal conflicts though self-awareness, mutual respect and skillful communication.
  • Is aware of and follows policy and procedures regarding infection control, health, safety and security.
  • Adheres to survivorship team and Fred Hutch, SCCA and departmental personnel policies including attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping standards.
  • Supports Fred Hutch and the SCCA in its efforts to fulfill its mission.

Qualifications

  • 1 year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology or BMT required
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required.
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required.
  • ACLS required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

PAY, BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE

  • Salary DOE + excellent benefits; 1.0 FTE position. Will require some evening hours.

Affiliate Network Program Manager

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14364

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.


Under the oversight of the Strategy Division, the Strategic Outreach and Affiliate Network Office oversees an array of responsibilities in the service of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s goal of improving cancer care, regionally and beyond. We strive to further the reach of the SCCA’s expertise and knowledge by developing new relationships through local, regional and international events and conferences as well as maintain and cultivate deeper relationships with our existing partners. The Affiliate Network brings community cancer care centers together to help support SCCA's mission and provide the latest treatment information to patients seen in the community. The outreach component of the department’s responsibilities provide community-based physicians educational programs, targeted to specific disease sites focusing on advancements to diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities.


Under the general direction of the Strategic Outreach and Affiliate Network Director and Medical Director, the Affiliate Network Program Manager will lead, manage and execute projects for the SCCA affiliate network program, impacting multiple organizations and departments. This position requires Strategic Leadership, Complex Decision Making, Relationship Management, and Project Management skills, bringing together external partners and internal stakeholders in support of SCCA's mission to advance oncology care and research, regionally and beyond.

Responsibilities

Relationship Management

  • Serves as key point of contact between members of the SCCA’s Affiliate Network and the SCCA, along with its founding institutions UW Medicine, Fred Hutch and Seattle Children’s.
  • Foster strong relations with affiliate sites, serving SCCA’s mission of advancing care and improving outcomes for patients regionally and beyond.
  • Plan and participate in affiliate-based activities and outreach events, aligned with SCCA strategic growth goals.
  • Travel to network sites at least monthly (25%)

Project Management 

  • Plan and conduct annual strategic retreats with each network site to identify initiatives and agree on goals related to network program components: education, program development, quality, research, community engagement, and increased access to resources at SCCA and its partners.
  • Project Manager to a cross functional team at SCCA, the Network Collaborative Workgroup. This group of clinical experts, research, operations, intake, quality and marketing stakeholders, work together to track, report on and resolve issues in support of SCCA’s commitments to affiliate members.
  • Hold monthly conference calls with network affiliates to facilitate programmatic work, manage projects and next steps.
  • Set goals, track and monitor progress using project management approach, providing regular updates to Director, Medical Director, stakeholders, and SCCA clinical and administrative leaders.
  • Responsible for managing Affiliate Network Budget and allocating resources appropriately between sites.

Strategic Leadership and Complex Decision Making

  • Develop and maintain knowledge of critical healthcare policy, research and other oncology events that could impact scientific, regulatory or clinical practice for affiliate member sites. Develop program offerings responding to those impacts. 
  • Research, conceptualize, propose and continuously improve program components and services to grow and strengthen the Network Affiliate Program.
  • Provide project management leadership support to department director to refresh program support materials and external offerings.
  • Conceptualize and develop online or digital forums for network members to share best practices among each other.
  • Identify, facilitate and develop marketing and community engagement activities for affiliate events by collaborating with the marketing team.
  • Under the guidance of the director, create communications plan to raise awareness and support for the Affiliate Network Program.
  • Participate in cross-institutional projects including researching and compiling information as well as writing and editing content for external audiences.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of progressively complex administrative and project management experience.
  • Preferred Master’s degree in business, healthcare, Public Health, or an advanced clinical degree.
  • Experience in a clinical oncology setting preferred.
  • Business & Management: previous health administration, clinical, operational, or business management experience strongly preferred.
  • Critical thinking skills: attention to detail required and an ability to use sound personal judgment and trouble shoot issues.
  • Systems thinking: ability to understand the flow of a process, how all pieces fit together, and how making a change will impact the entire system.
  • Facilitation: ability to increase the likelihood, strength, or effectiveness of the outcome of a diverse group. Ability to work vertically and horizontally. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse group of external and internal stakeholders in a diplomatic manner.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required. Experience with Tableau Data Software and SharePoint preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize work while managing multiple projects with competing timelines.
  • Self-motivated team leader with energy and enthusiasm for improving team processes.
  • Must have a valid Washington Driver’s license: frequent local and regional travel is required for this position.

Animal Equipment Preparer I

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14303

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 and largest 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.

 

The Animal Equipment Preparer I processes soiled animal housing equipment and prepares clean equipment for use; performs general custodial care for areas within the facility; and may assist with inventory assessment checks for equipment supplies.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare items for the equipment washers, including removal of soiled bedding, sorting of items into similar batches, soaking designated items and scrubbing items that are especially soiled.
  • Preform housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping and garbage removal. 
  • Learn all PPE policies and procedures throughout the small animal vivarium.
  • Mix and use cleaning solutions appropriately.
  • Operate equipment washers, automatic water bottle filling systems and autoclaves.
  • Learn to perform environmental control tests to insure proper function. Learn to maintain records of test results as indicated by supervisory personnel. 
  • Ensure that clean equipment has been processed correctly and shows no sign of residual waste material or other types of contamination. Become proficient at notifying the Lead of any damaged equipment. 
  • Participate in material management inventory control, notifying supervisory staff of items that need to be ordered. 
  • May participate in the transportation of items between the facilities.
  • Attend and participate in assigned training classes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Have sufficient verbal and written communication skills to be able to follow written and verbal instructions and assimilate training
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs on a regular basis and sustained physical activities such as bending, balancing, stooping, reaching, and remain standing for long periods of time.
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment including scrubs, gloves, shoe covers, gowns, ear plugs / muffs, face mask, and eye protection.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Maintenance of a valid Washington State Driver’s License and good driving record

Animal Technician I-II

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14515

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.

 

The Animal Technician I-II performs routine rodent husbandry, custodial care for the animal areas, and processes equipment. The Technician I-II position is overseen by the Animal Technician Lead and is a direct report to the Animal Technician Manager. This is considered an entry level position for individuals with no prior experience in laboratory animal care procedures or skilled individuals who are transitioning from other animal care positions. The position of tech I-II will be determined depending on experience.

Responsibilities

  • Learn to and become proficient in providing care for all small animal species on a daily basis in accordance with standard operating procedures. Learn to evaluate animals’ general health, report abnormalities to the small animal veterinary technologist or veterinarian for veterinary evaluation. Learn to perform preventive animal health care duties and administer treatments as prescribed.
  • Learn to and become proficient in:
    • providing feed to animals according to prescribed SOPs and insure that animals have fresh water at all times.
    • changing animal housing according to schedule by transferring animals to clean housing and transporting soiled housing and accessories to the wash area.
    • performing housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, garbage removal, and equipment washing in animal housing areas and surrounding premises.
    • maintaining accurate records of animal identification, veterinary treatments, animal census, facility housekeeping, and room parameters (e.g. daily temperature high and low).
    • effectively communicating with research staff regarding the status of their animals through verbal, written, or electronic means.
    • using and maintaining animal housing IVC systems and hoods, including routine cleaning, checking air flow gauges, attaching and removing blower units, securing hoses, and relocating racks to the
    • cage wash facility for sanitizing.
    • PPE policies and procedures throughout the small animal vivarium.
    • appropriately mix and use of all cleaning solutions according to established SOPs and/or manufacturers’ instructions.
    • operation of equipment washers, automatic water bottle filling systems and autoclaves under supervision.
    • material management inventory control, notifying the supervisor or designated technicians of items that need to be ordered.
  • Attend and participate in assigned training classes.
  • May transport or assist in transport of animals, supplies or equipment between facilities or may assist in such activities.
  • Work on call, weekend, evening, or holiday shifts as needed or as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs on a regular basis and sustained physical activities such as bending, balancing, stooping, reaching, and remain standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment including scrubs, gloves, shoe covers, gowns, ear plugs / muffs, face mask, and eye protection

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Science and animal husbandry background

Animal Technician I-II

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14576

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.

 

The Animal Technician I-II performs routine murine husbandry, custodial care for the animal areas, and processes equipment. The Technician I-II position is overseen by the Animal Technician Lead and is a direct report to the Animal Technician Manager. This is considered an entry level position for individuals with no prior experience in laboratory animal care procedures or skilled individuals who are transitioning from other animal care positions. The position of tech I-II will be determined depending on experience.

Responsibilities

  • Learn to and become proficient in providing care for all small animal species on a daily basis in accordance with standard operating procedures. Learn to evaluate animals’ general health, report abnormalities to the small animal veterinary technologist or veterinarian for veterinary evaluation. Learn to perform preventive animal health care duties and administer treatments as prescribed.
  • Learn to and become proficient in:
    • providing feed to animals according to prescribed SOPs and insure that animals have fresh water at all times.
    • changing animal housing according to schedule by transferring animals to clean housing and transporting soiled housing and accessories to the wash area.
    • performing housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, garbage removal, and equipment washing in animal housing areas and surrounding premises.
    • maintaining accurate records of animal identification, veterinary treatments, animal census, facility housekeeping, and room parameters (e.g. daily temperature high and low).
    • effectively communicating with research staff regarding the status of their animals through verbal, written, or electronic means.
    • using and maintaining animal housing IVC systems and hoods, including routine cleaning, checking air flow gauges, attaching and removing blower units, securing hoses, and relocating racks to the cage wash facility for sanitizing.
    • PPE policies and procedures throughout the small animal vivarium.
    • appropriately mix and use of all cleaning solutions according to established SOPs and/or manufacturers’ instructions.
    • operation of equipment washers, automatic water bottle filling systems and autoclaves under supervision.
    • material management inventory control, notifying the supervisor or designated technicians of items that need to be ordered.
  • Attend and participate in assigned training classes.
  • May transport or assist in transport of animals, supplies or equipment between facilities or may assist in such activities.
  • Work on call, weekend, evening, or holiday shifts as needed or as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs on a regular basis and sustained physical activities such as bending, balancing, stooping, reaching, and remain standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment including scrubs, gloves, shoe covers, gowns, ear plugs / muffs, face mask, and eye protection

Preferred qualifications:

  • Science and animal husbandry background

Animal Technician I-II

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14577

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.

 

The Animal Technician I-II performs routine rodent husbandry, custodial care for the animal areas, and processes equipment. The Technician I-II position is overseen by the Animal Technician Lead and is a direct report to the Animal Technician Manager. This is considered an entry level position for individuals with no prior experience in laboratory animal care procedures or skilled individuals who are transitioning from other animal care positions. The position of tech I-II will be determined depending on experience.

Responsibilities

  • Learn to and become proficient in providing care for all small animal species on a daily basis in accordance with standard operating procedures. Learn to evaluate animals’ general health, report abnormalities to the small animal veterinary technologist or veterinarian for veterinary evaluation. Learn to perform preventive animal health care duties and administer treatments as prescribed.
  • Learn to and become proficient in:
    • providing feed to animals according to prescribed SOPs and insure that animals have fresh water at all times.
    • changing animal housing according to schedule by transferring animals to clean housing and transporting soiled housing and accessories to the wash area.
    • performing housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, garbage removal, and equipment washing in animal housing areas and surrounding premises.
    • maintaining accurate records of animal identification, veterinary treatments, animal census, facility housekeeping, and room parameters (e.g. daily temperature high and low).
    • effectively communicating with research staff regarding the status of their animals through verbal, written, or electronic means.
    • using and maintaining animal housing IVC systems and hoods, including routine cleaning, checking air flow gauges, attaching and removing blower units, securing hoses, and relocating racks to the cage wash facility for sanitizing.
    • PPE policies and procedures throughout the small animal vivarium.
    • appropriately mix and use of all cleaning solutions according to established SOPs and/or manufacturers’ instructions.
    • operation of equipment washers, automatic water bottle filling systems and autoclaves under supervision.
    • material management inventory control, notifying the supervisor or designated technicians of items that need to be ordered.
  • Attend and participate in assigned training classes.
  • May transport or assist in transport of animals, supplies or equipment between facilities or may assist in such activities.
  • Work on call, weekend, evening, or holiday shifts as needed or as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs on a regular basis and sustained physical activities such as bending, balancing, stooping, reaching, and remain standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment including scrubs, gloves, shoe covers, gowns, ear plugs / muffs, face mask, and eye protection

Preferred qualifications:

  • Science and animal husbandry background

Animal Technician I-III

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14169

Overview

**Please note that this requisition is for an upcoming opportunity which we are proactively seeking interested candidates**

 

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 and largest 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.

 

The Animal Technician I-III performs routine rodent husbandry, custodial care for the rodent areas, and processes equipment. The Technician I-III position is overseen by the Animal Technician Lead and is a direct report to the Animal Technician Manager.  This is considered an entry level position for individuals with no prior experience in laboratory animal care procedures or skilled individuals who are transitioning from other animal care positions. The position of tech I-III will be determined depending on experience.

Responsibilities

  • Learn to and become proficient in providing care for all small animal species on a daily basis in accordance with standard operating procedures. Learn to evaluate animals’ general health, report abnormalities to the small animal veterinary technologist or veterinarian for veterinary evaluation. Learn to perform preventive animal health care duties and administer treatments as prescribed.
  • Learn to and become proficient in providing feed to animals according to prescribed SOPs and insure that animals have fresh water at all times.
  • Learn to and become proficient in changing animal housing according to schedule by transferring animals to clean housing and transporting soiled housing and accessories to the wash area.
  • Learn to and become proficient in performing housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, garbage removal, and equipment washing in animal housing areas and surrounding premises.
  • Learn to and become proficient in maintaining accurate records of animal identification, veterinary treatments, animal census, facility housekeeping, and room parameters (e.g. daily temperature high and low).
  • Learn to and become proficient in effectively communicating with research staff regarding the status of their animals through verbal, written, or electronic means.
  • Learn to and become proficient in using and maintaining animal housing IVC systems and hoods, including routine cleaning, checking air flow gauges, attaching and removing blower units, securing hoses, and relocating racks to the cage wash facility for sanitizing.
  • Learn to and become proficient in PPE policies and procedures throughout the small animal vivarium.
  • Learn to and become proficient in appropriately mix and use of all cleaning solutions according to established SOPs and/or manufacturers’ instructions.
  • Learn to and become proficient in operation of equipment washers, automatic water bottle filling systems and autoclaves under supervision.
  • Learn to and become proficient in material management inventory control, notifying the supervisor or designated technicians of items that need to be ordered.
  • Attend and participate in assigned training classes.
  • May transport or assist in transport of animals, supplies or equipment between facilities or may assist in such activities.
  • Work on call, weekend, evening, or holiday shifts as needed or as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to lift and move 50 lbs on a regular basis and sustained physical activities such as bending, balancing, stooping, reaching, and remain standing for long periods of time.  
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment including scrubs, gloves, shoe covers, gowns, ear plugs / muffs, face mask, and eye protection.

Desired Qualifications

  • Science and animal husbandry background. 

**Please note that this requisition is for an upcoming opportunity which we are proactively seeking interested candidates**

Assistant Director, Research Finance

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Grants and Contracts
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14259

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.


The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) Laboratory Center is part of an international collaboration of scientists and educators searching for effective and safe vaccines. The HVTN’s mission is to facilitate the process of testing preventive vaccines against HIV/AIDS. The Laboratory Center has an annual budget of more than $25 million and employs approximately 200 employees throughout the program. The organization conducts all phases of clinical trials from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and the ability to stimulate immune responses through to testing vaccine efficacy. The HVTN Laboratory Center is seeking an Research Finance Assistant Director.


The Research Finance Assistant Director is responsible for driving all activities related to financial planning, grants and contracts, bugeting and analysis for the HVTN Laboratory Center, related grants and Division activities. This position will report to Director of Program Operations, Immunology and Vaccine Development (IVD) Program and will be a valued consultant to the Senior Vice President and Director, VIDD/HVTN Principal Investigator. The position will drive the international grants and contracts, budget and planning process for the Laboratory Center, as well as perform financial analysis. This position will provide strategic direction for a long-range financial view of the grant life cycle and beyond, while taking into consideration internal and external variables and constraints. Significant experience in complex sponsored research projects and financial analysis as well as a demonstrated track record as a leader who values teamwork, collaboration and communication are critical for this role. The ability to effectively communicate financial complexities to a range of audiences is essential.


The Research Finance Assistant Director will also manage a small team and will leverage Division and organizational resources to accomplish goals. In addition, this position will work closely with HVTN Leadership Operations Center, HVTN Statistical Data Management Center, Finance and Accounting as well as across functions (Office of General Council, Business Development & Strategy, IT and Human Resources). The position requires an ability to direct and manage multiple priorities, quickly analyze situations and make sound decisions using effective time management skills, good business acumen, and administrative judgment.

Responsibilities

A. Financial Strategy and Operations

  • Provide direction and support to the Senior Vice President and Director, VIDD/HVTN Principal Investigator, on the financial strategy and planning of the HVTN Laboratory Center and related activities.
  • Develop and maintain key reports for reporting performance against the budget, internal and external requirements to drive accountability and transparency. Prepare information and reports that forecast trends, analyze performance results, and address financial concerns.
  • Establish and drive the annual budget and planning process including communicating across HVTN programs and Center leadership.
  • Oversee and monitor all grant and fiscal activities within the HVTN Laboratory Center Programs including all national and international sites. Establish and comply with financial requirements of NIH and/or the specific funding agency as well as Fred Hutch policies.
  • Assist the Director of Program Operations-IVD and VIDD Senior Operations Director and in the development of short and long term planning of financial resource management, in monitoring spending levels on accounts, advising them of any change in spending status, and troubleshoot/resolve problems or questions regarding budgets.

B. Team Leadership

  • Manage a small team of fiscal staff.
  • Establish a regular cadence of HVTN Laboratory Center Financial meetings including the tracking and monitoring of agendas and action items.
  • Serve as coordinator and contact between members, study investigators, oversight committee and working group leads on all financial matters.
  • Serve as a special advisor to VIDD financial teams for financial management related to sponsored and non-sponsored finance, forecasting and best practice.  

C. Financial Reporting and scientific related visits/meetings

  • Coordinate specific reports as requested by the Division of AIDS, NIH (DAIDS)
  • Serve as the primary point of contact on all post-award financial activities for sponsor communications in coordination with the Principal Investigator.
  • Oversee the submission of the annual progress report including budgets to DAIDS and related reports.
  • Maintain communications and track fiscal team group progress. Communicate and track timelines and milestones.
  • Create and maintain a system or executive report for portfolio financial reporting for the Senior Vice President and Director, VIDD/HVTN Principal Investigator that includes summary and detailed reports for each grant and active account.
  • Develop reports and/or systems that forecast trends, analyze performance results, and address financial concerns.

D. Other Duties

  • Continuously improve the budget and forecasting process and reports, including championing data structure and support.
  • Assist with financial negotiations related to the Laboratory Center in partnership with Senior Vice President and Director, VIDD/HVTN Principal Investigator, Senior Operations Director, VIDD, Director of Program Operations-IVD, Business Development and Fred Hutch administration, upon request.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned including, but not limited to, financial support related to complex agreements, Board reporting and related due diligence.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; MBA is preferred
  • 7-10 years of progressively complex experience in research finance and/or administration of department financial processes and systems including a minimum of 5 years experience working with sponsored research (NIH required)
  • Minimum three years experience leading a team including direct supervision of staff
  • Advanced Excel modeling skills and proficient in MS Office Suite applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Tableau and related data presentation software
  • Knowledge of NIH grant application procedures, budget monitoring, databases, and financial terms

 

Key skills and abilities

  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, organize, and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills
  • Must be flexible and willing to work some evenings and weekends as needed

Assistant or Associate Professor, Oncology (HCT / IMTX)

Clinical Research Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 65999

Hematopoietic Cell Transplant (HCT) and Immunotherapy (IMTX) Programs

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Member/Assistant Professor or Associate Member/Associate Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), commensurate with experience, in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and the Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine at the UW. This position has an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30].  The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch. The selected individual for the advertised position is expected to enhance our clinical care and clinical research programs in hematopoietic cell transplantation and immunotherapy. All clinical research interests will be considered however, there is a particular interest in applicants with demonstrated experience in the field of immunotherapy. Applicants with extensive research experience will also be considered. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Anticipated start date January 2, 2019

Assistant or Associate Professor, Oncology (Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Program)

Clinical Research Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 70543

Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Program

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Member/Assistant Professor or Associate Member/Associate Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), commensurate with experience, in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and the Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine at the UW. This position has an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30].  The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch. The selected individual for the advertised position is expected to enhance our clinical research and clinical care programs in hematopoietic cell transplantation and immunotherapy. The successful candidate will be a prominent thought leader in the field of Stem Cell Transplantation who is engaged in innovative laboratory-based research investigating the mechanisms and/or treatment of malignant relapse after transplantation, which may include leukemia intrinsic and/or immunological mechanisms of immune escape. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

Anticipated start date would be June 1, 2020.

Assistant, Associate Professor, or Full Professor WOT - Pathologist

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 70993

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) invite exceptional candidates to apply for a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Member/Assistant Professor or Associate Member/Associate Professor level or Member/Full Professor, commensurate with experience, in the Clinician-Scholar pathway in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and in the Department of Pathology at UW without tenure due to funding (WOT). Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch provides a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

The selected individual is expected to enhance our clinical care and clinical research programs in anatomic pathology, with particular focus in hematopoietic cell transplantation and immunotherapy. Based on qualifications, this position could entail a leadership role. We offer access to a highly collaborative and diverse research environment, modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art core facilities. The ideal candidate will have expertise in Hematopathology, preferably with interests and experience in pathology related to stem cell transplant and immunotherapy. Fellowship training in hematopathology, surgical pathology, and/or gastrointestinal pathology is desirable. Research is a core priority at the Hutch and successful candidates will be expected to maintain an active clinical research interest, as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch with secondary appointment with the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington.

This is a 12-month active service, full-time position that is open until filled with an anticipated

start date of July 1, 2020 but is flexible.

Assistant/Associate Faculty Position - Biostatistics

Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 71290

The Biostatistics program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Member level (corresponding to Assistant or Associate Professor). There are strong collaborative ties between the Fred Hutch and University of Washington and an affiliate appointment in a relevant department at the University of Washington may be possible.

The successful candidate will establish a dynamic research program consisting of independent projects and collaborative studies pertinent to the mission of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. We seek candidates with outstanding methodologic and analytic skills whose objective is to innovate and become leaders within their field. We will consider applicants specializing in any relevant quantitative area but individuals with expertise in the methodologic areas of data mining, mobile health, and image analysis are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, data science, or an equivalent qualification.

The mission of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death. The Fred Hutch conducts research of the highest standards to improve prevention and treatment of cancer and related diseases.

The Biostatistics Program at the Fred Hutch is located within the Division of Public Health Sciences, an interdisciplinary research collaborative consisting of statisticians, epidemiologists, health economists, behavioral scientists, computational biologists, and clinical and basic scientists. The Division of Public Health Sciences, in conjunction with the Fred Hutch's Clinical, Basic Sciences, Human Biology and Vaccine and Infectious Disease Divisions, provides many opportunities for collaboration across the spectrum of disease etiology, prevention and treatment.

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 faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Assistant/Associate Member Faculty Position Pathology Specialist

Clinical Research Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 64469

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) invite exceptional candidates to apply for a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Member/Assistant Professor or Associate Member/Associate Professor level, commensurate with experience, in the Clinician-Scholar pathway in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and in the Department of Pathology at UW without tenure due to funding (WOT). Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch provides a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington, Seattle Childrens Hospital, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

The selected individual is expected to enhance our clinical care and clinical research programs in anatomic pathology, with particular focus in hematopoietic cell transplantation and immunotherapy.  Based on qualifications, this position could entail a leadership role. We offer access to a highly collaborative and diverse research environment, modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art core facilities.  Research is a core priority at the Hutch and successful candidates will be expected to maintain an active clinical research interest, as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications.  The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch with secondary appointment with the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington.

Assistant/Associate Member Faculty Position in Prostate Cancer Research – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Human Biology Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 67488

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications from scientists working in the area of prostate cancer research. Applicants will be considered at the rank of Assistant or Associate Faculty member, and we are seeking individuals who share our goals to advance an understanding of the biological basis of prostate cancer, and to translate findings to the clinic. This position will primarily support an office-based ‘dry-lab’ faculty member and research team, though limited ‘wet-lab’ space and attendant resources will be available. We will consider PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientists working in areas that include, but are not limited to: the microenvironment, metastasis, systems biology, computational biology, the biology of therapeutic response/resistance, genetics/genomics, and population science domains involving etiology, environmental and host risk, and cancer prevention.

The successful candidate will enter a vibrant and dynamic research environment with opportunities to collaborate with basic and clinical researchers across diverse disciplines. The Prostate Cancer Program is one of 8 designated research programs in the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium and is anchored by the NCI Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE).

Opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in the Fred Hutch Divisions of Human Biology, Clinical Research, Basic Sciences, Public Health Sciences, or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well as Departments at the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests. Applicants will also be eligible for membership in the Fred Hutch-based Seattle Translational Tumor Research (STTR) program, a multidisciplinary consortium of more than 500 faculty from Fred Hutch, the University of Washington, and Seattle Children’s, who work collaboratively on all aspects of solid tumor basic, translational, and clinical research.

Additional information about Fred Hutch and the Scientific Divisions can be found at: http://www.fhcrc.org/science/

For consideration, applicants need to have a PhD, MD/PhD, or MD or other doctorate degree.

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 faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae; a concise research statement that describes accomplishment and future goals; a diversity statement [describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (one page or less) and mentoring statement; and the names and contact information of at least three (3) references.

Applications should be received by November 1, 2019 to assure consideration. Applications that arrive after that date may be considered as long as the position remains open.

Assistant/Associate Member Faculty Position – Computational Biology and Biomedical Data Science

Integrated Research Center
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 67789

Overview The Translational Data Science Integrated Research Center (TDS IRC) of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Member (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor). We seek candidates with biological or clinical research programs that develop and use novel computational methodologies, including algorithms or genome-scale biotechnologies, or that use multiple existing techniques together in innovative ways. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose research is related to one of the following: immuno-oncology, single-cell analysis, spatial transcriptomics, machine learning, or cancer genomics. Faculty rank will depend on qualifications and experience.

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world-renowned research institution with a wide diversity of faculty research programs, spanning fundamental biological research, clinical disease-focused research, and population sciences. The Center has five Scientific Divisions:

* Basic Sciences, focused on fundamental biological research

* Human Biology, which blends fundamental, applied, and translational research performed in model organisms and in vitro systems

* Clinical Research Division, where researchers are continually developing new therapeutic approaches and leading clinical trials

* Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division, focused on prevention and treatment of infectious diseases

* Public Health Sciences, where researchers apply statistical, behavioral, epidemiological, computational, and translational methods to reduce the incidence and mortality from cancer and other diseases

Fred Hutch faculty and administration are highly collegial, and strongly supportive of junior faculty.

The Translational Data Science Integrated Research Center (TDS IRC), which launched in November 2018, is a cross-divisional, collaborative research effort that will enable the Hutch to leverage recent advances — and spur future innovation — in large-scale biological experiments, computational methods and infrastructure. The TDS IRC promotes collaborative approaches to data science research across all five Scientific Divisions. Faculty rank will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD or MD. While we particularly encourage candidates with strong quantitative training (e.g., computer science, statistics, bioinformatics or related quantitative disciplines) to apply, candidates without these specific credentials, but who have significant interest in computational science and/or interest in developing new high throughput technologies (as proven by publications and/or grants), will also be considered. The candidate will receive an appointment in the Fred Hutch Scientific Division that is best suited to support the candidate's research program. Fred Hutch has state of the art research facilities, extensive Shared Resources (more information here) and excellent support for scientific computing.

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 faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Candidates should send a C.V., a concise statement of research plans and career goal and a diversity statement [describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (one page or less).

Applications will be reviewed immediately and those received by December 1, 2019 will be guaranteed full consideration for the position. Applications that arrive after that date will be considered as long as the position remains open.

Assistant/Associate Member, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Clinical Research Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 51944

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting a full-time laboratory-based faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Member, and Assistant/Associate Professor level WOT (without tenure due to funding), on the Physician/Scientist pathway in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch and the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics at the UW. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. Fred Hutch in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children's, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

 

The goal is to recruit a prominent scientist/thought leader and translational researcher in the field of pediatric malignancy, with solid malignancies a priority. The successful candidate has an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD, ad is expected to engage in active laboratory and clinical research related to the molecular pathogenesis, genomics/epigenomics, intracellular signaling pathways, or targeted translational therapeutics of neoplasms common in children. Physician faculty member would also participate in the care of patients with pediatric malignancies either in oncology or stem cell transplant service. Candidates must demonstrate a track-record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications, as well as independent research funding or competitive funding potential.

 

The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch. Applicants must have an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD degree (or foreign equivalent) and US Board certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (for physician candidates). Physician candidates, in order to be eligible for sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

 

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, and a letter summarizing research goals and career plans to Dr. Soheil Meshinchi at smeshinc@fredhutch.org.

 

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington are affirmative action, equal opportunity employers. Both institutions are dedicated to building culturally diverse faculties and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Assistant/Associate or Full Faculty Member –Immunology of the Tumor Microenvironment

Integrated Research Center
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 67733

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full Member (equivalent to Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) level to join the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center ( IIRC) and an appropriate FHCRC Division. The successful candidate for this position will be a prominent thought leader in the field of Cancer Immunology who is engaged in innovative laboratory-based research investigating the regulation of immune responses in the tumor microenvironment, which may include immune checkpoints, stromal interactions, regulatory T cells, myeloid suppressor cells, or other factors that impact tumor progression or regression. This position will be a full-time, multi-year appointment. Candidates must demonstrate an outstanding track record of high quality, peer-reviewed publications of original research in the cancer immunology field, and success in obtaining extramural funding.

The primary appointment will be in an appropriate Division of the FHCRC with a joint appointment proposed at a commensurate rank at the University of Washington (UW). The successful candidate will enter a dynamic research environment with opportunities to collaborate with scientists across a diverse range of disciplines. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, represents the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest.

Applicants must have an MD or PhD degree (or foreign equivalent). FHCRC faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

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 faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Candidates should send a C.V., three letters of reference, a concise statement of research plans and career goal and a diversity statement [describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (one page or less)].

Associate Director of Community Oncology Service Line

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14138

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.

 

Responsible for overseeing strategic and programmatic development across all sites of the SCCA Community Oncology Program to ensure patients receive the most effective, efficient, safest and highest value service across all sites of SCCA care and that community sites are to achieve performance on expected growth, patient access, financial stewardship and program development. The Associate Director of Community Oncology Service Line collaborates with community oncology leadership (Director of Clinical Operations, Director of Business Operations, Assistant Medical Director), analytics, quality, disease team service lines and leaders at SCCA community partner sites to align and achieve these objectives.

Responsibilities

People

  • Develops and maintains a culture that fosters an inclusive workplace

Service

  • Monitor market conditions and trends that impact the practice of community oncology and of community-academic oncology partnerships. These trends include scientific breakthroughs, technological and other innovations and regulatory changes.
  • Lead the development and execution of strategic planning for the community oncology program that supports the overall mission and priorities of SCCA.
  • Gain deep understanding of the current state and capabilities of the community oncology program and local, regional and national competitors.
  • Gain deep understanding of practice standards, resource needs and productivity output for the community sites.
  • Identify critical gaps or new innovative offerings to assure that the care and services offered position the community oncology program for success.
  • Develop growth initiatives, access proposals and programmatic improvement efforts across the community sites.
  • Analyze, interpret, display, and communicate performance metrics to administrative and clinician leaders particularly in the areas of growth, access, and operational activity volumes.
  • Works closely with Outreach and Marketing teams to implement and monitor key components of the referral process and referring provider relationships.
  • Responsible for communicating clearly and regularly with SCCA community leadership, community physicians, disease service line leadership and community site leadership and physicians to create alignment across sites and disease programs for programmatic development and access. 

Financial

  • Understands the community oncology operational budget
  • Exercises fiscal responsibility in decision making 

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience in health care leadership role
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Basic understanding of budgets, business planning and work unit operations
  • Ability to understand data and how best to use it to establish baseline/current state and make decisions to affect change.
  • Critical Thinking – ability to synthesize a large amount of information, anticipate needs and draw accurate conclusions.
  • Problem Solving – ability to grasp details of a situation quickly and convert thinking from listening & learning to volunteering and facilitating solutions.
  • Systems Thinking – ability to understand interdependencies and how decisions impact complex systems
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, in writing or through other visual forms in a clear concise and professional manner
  • Presentation skills that effectively convey complex information in a way that engages administrative and clinical leaders and provides a basis for understanding and decision-making.
  • Ability to facilitate diverse groups to achieve common understanding, consensus and decision-making.
  • Ability to work vertically and horizontally with people of various educational, professional, and organizational differences.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Health Administration, Business, or related field
  • Oncology experience
  • Experience with process improvement methodologies
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive leadership experience in an academic or community health care setting including experience leading teams, onboarding new sites of practice and integrating patient care across multiple organizations.

Associate VP, Research Administration

FH Administration Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14376

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.

 

The Associate Vice President is a key member of the Office of Research Administration and Faculty Affairs, partnering with and supporting the Vice President for Research Administration and Faculty Affairs in the optimization of critical administrative infrastructure that supports world class research and scientific innovation at Fred Hutch. 

 

The Associate Vice President will provide leadership and oversight to key functions within the Office of Research Administration and Faculty Affairs and serve as a research administration business process expert for collaborative, cross-functional initiatives and projects, process re-engineering and application implementations, and execution of vision and strategy.  This role works in partnership with administrative, scientific division, shared resources, process improvement, internal audit, and strategy offices, as well as Center executive leadership. 

 

The Associate Vice President will be a trusted partner of the Vice President in all areas of the Office’s activities and a key point of contact and support for the scientific divisions and faculty.  The incumbent will have a deep understanding of scientific research and research support services, with strong subject matter expertise in one or more research administrative or compliance areas.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated management experience, strong interpersonal skills, and a reputation for being collegial, diplomatic, and respectful.  Together with the Vice President, the incumbent will promote a culture of community, inclusivity, competence, accountability, and innovation among the Office’s units.

Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Vice President, develop and articulate short-term and long-term strategic plans and initiatives.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the Conflict of Interest Office and provide direct management of the RAFA Project Manager and other staff, as assigned.
  • Lead workforce development initiatives in support of the community of research administrators across the divisions and central administration, in partnership with Senior Operations Directors of the 5 scientific divisions and Human Resources.
  • Coordinate the annual budget request and review cycle.
  • Develop, manage, and execute special projects and initiatives related to enhancing research support services.
  • Develop metrics and dashboards to measure and display the successes and ROI of the office.
  • Prepare and disseminate reports, annual summaries, and presentations to Center stakeholders, as directed by the Vice President.
  • Manage and coordinate major communications about key Research Administrative and Faculty Affairs initiatives with internal partners and stakeholders, as directed by the Vice President.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and templates to support the successful career advancement of Fred Hutch faculty.
  • Represent the Office of Research Administration and Faculty Affairs as an expert in collaborative, cross-functional initiatives and projects, process re-engineering and application implementations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent required. PhD strongly preferred.  
  • Minimum 10 years demonstrated achievement in research and staff management in a complex organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, develop, and implement new programs, processes, and initiatives.
  • Broad knowledge of research-related policies and regulations., including FDA, human and animal research protections, federal grants policy, and conflict of interest. Expertise in one or more research- or compliance-related areas.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Must be highly detail-oriented and organized with intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage highly sensitive and strictly confidential material.
  • Ability to solve complicated, sensitive, confidential issues quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-starter, able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Thorough understanding of the goals and mission of Fred Hutch.

Associate/Full Member Faculty Member, Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Clinical Research Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 61948

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications from scientists working in the area of breast cancer research to lead a translational research program. Applicants will be considered at the rank of Associate or Full Faculty member, and we are seeking individuals who share our goals to advance an understanding of the biological basis of breast cancer, and to translate findings to the clinic.

We will consider PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientists working in areas that include, but are not limited to: steroid receptors, signaling pathways, microenvironment, metastasis, systems biology, computational biology, and the biology of therapeutic response/resistance, genetics/genomics. A track record of relevant publication and funding commensurate with appointment level is highly desirable. Physician-scientists in any relevant medical discipline are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will enter a vibrant and dynamic research environment with opportunities to collaborate with basic and clinical researchers across diverse disciplines. The Breast and Ovary Cancer Program is one of 8 designated research programs in the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium.

Opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in the Fred Hutch Divisions of Human Biology, Clinical Research, Basic Sciences, Public Health Sciences, or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well as the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests. Applicants will also be eligible for membership in the Fred Hutch-based Seattle Translational Tumor Research (STTR) program, a multidisciplinary consortium of more than 500 faculty from Fred Hutch, the University of Washington, and Seattle Children’s, who work collaboratively on all aspects of solid tumor basic, translational, and clinical research.

Additional information about Fred Hutch and the Scientific Divisions can be found at:

http://www.fhcrc.org/science/

BI Systems Analyst II, Learning Management System Administrator

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14475

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

 

Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

  • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
  • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
  • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
  • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
  • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
  • We are responsible:  Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

 

The Learning Management System Domain Administrator (DA) has an active role in the day-to-day management of the LMS application.  Within their domain, they are responsible for the management of onboarding of business units, the maintenance of the business units, eLearning, and the maintenance of the LMS. This person maintains the SCCA Learning Management System. This position will also manage eLearning projects to meet organizational and regulatory needs as well as support enterprise projects.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with business units and stakeholders in domain to identify and incorporate all learning, enrollment, and reporting requirements into the LMS using consistent standards.
  • Collaborate with instructional developers and trainer to ensure training content meets LMS and SCORM requirements
  • Develop and maintain LMS system standards, policies, procedures and related documentation for domain.
  • Onboard new business units to determine business requirements and extent of training needs.  This includes analyzing structures, onboarding Super Users, reports and training
  • Develop and monitor project plans and ensure scope is maintained
  • Participate in the testing of system upgrades and functionality changes
  • Work closely with SME to create eLearning which includes creating, testing, determining activity requirements and launching of content
  • Strong customer service skills to support internal and external customers

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Communications, Instructional Design or a similar field or four years application support experience 
  • 2 years of demonstrated experience working with Learning Management Systems
  • Demonstrated skill in administering and supporting eLearning systems with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated experience developing eLearning modules.
  • Expertise in customizing web pages, modifying web parts in an LMS / content management system / portal / SharePoint, or other collaborative platform.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Must have strong organizational and project management skills. 
  • Ability to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities
  • Ability to organize time effectively, determines priorities, and move work forward independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work and communicate with all levels of the organization. 
  • Exhibits excellent teamwork and ability to collaborate with cross functional team members

Bioinformatics Analyst

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13621

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


A Computational Biologist/Bioinformatics Analyst position in the laboratory of Dr. Gavin Ha and the Computational Biology Program is available immediately. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is interested in studying the genetics and epigenetics of cancer using computational approaches. Candidates who are excited about large/complex ‘omics’ data analysis and cancer research are encouraged to apply. 

Responsibilities

The Ha lab is establishing a research program that uses new DNA sequencing technologies to study cancer genomes. The lab is also focused on research involving liquid biopsies, such as cell-free DNA, and developing new computational approaches to leverage these data for genome discovery and cancer burden monitoring. The research interests/projects in the Ha lab include:

  • Analysis of cancer genomes to understand tumor progression/evolution, metastatic disease, non-coding genome alterations, copy number alterations, genome rearrangements and 3D structure, mutational signatures
  • Development of novel computational algorithms for long-range (linked-reads or long-reads) whole genome sequencing of tumors
  • Development and analysis of sensitive approaches to detect tumor-derived DNA in cell-free DNA from patient blood plasma
  • Analysis of tumor microenvironment and heterogeneity using single-cell RNA sequencing
  • The lab works with collaborators to validate results using functional experiments
  • For examples of recent studies, see PMID:29909985, PMID:29109393, PMID:25060187

Candidates with strong interest and/or expertise in any of these research areas are highly encouraged to apply

  • Cancer genomics, liquid biopsies, tumor evolution/heterogeneity, single-cell transcriptomics
  • Application of statistical modeling, algorithm design, artificial intelligence to study cancer and genetics
  • Analysis of large, complex genome, epigenome or transcriptome data

Qualifications

Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in one of these disciplines:

  • Computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, data science, statistics, biostatistics, biomedical engineering, computer/electrical engineering, physics, biochemistry, or other related fields

Applicants should have some of the following skills and experience:

  • Work well in team environments; strong communication skills; detail-oriented
  • Strong programming experience (R, Python, Matlab, Java, C/C++, Perl or other languages for research)
  • Experience with high performance computing environments or cloud computing environments is a plus
  • Experience with analyzing sequencing data is considered a strong asset
  • A background in cancer biology is considered a strong asset.

Submission of a targeted cover letter is strongly recommended.

Bioinformatics Analyst II, Genomics Shared Resource

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14102

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.

 

The successful candidate will work with a diverse group of technical staff and bioinformatics specialists to support the wide ranging genomics data analysis needs of Fred Hutch faculty and staff. The Bioinformatics Analyst will report to the Bioinformatics Shared Resource Manager, in association with the Director of the Genomics and Bioinformatics Shared Resources, and will work with Fred Hutch scientists to refine computational research questions and develop analytical processes that can be applied to genomics datasets.

Responsibilities

Job Duties:

  • Work closely with Genomics staff to bring new instrumentation online, implement new analysis workflows, and maintain laboratory operations including automation of routine data processing and routing to end-users.
  • Develop, implement, and test standardized analytical pipelines to support common NextGen sequencing assays (e.g., RNAseq, ChIPseq, SNV/CNV).
  • Communicate with researchers and identify appropriate bioinformatics tools to meet the needs of proposed research projects.
  • Provide support to Fred Hutch statisticians, bioinformaticians, and computational biologists working with genomics data.
  • Participate in weekly staff meeting to discuss ongoing projects and provide advice and support to colleagues.
    Provide figures & written sections describing methods and results for manuscripts, presentations, and grant applications generated by Fred Hutch researchers.

Qualifications

Individual will have a bachelor's, master's or PhD degree in computer science, bioinformatics, biology, genetics, or related discipline with significant computational emphasis and at least 3 years of relevant experience working with genomics data. The individual must be proficient with Linux/Unix shell scripting (primarily bash) and possess strong programming skills in Python and R. Knowledge of Java or C++ a plus.  Must have a proven track record of deep sequencing analysis showing a working knowledge of standard analysis tools (e.g., GATK variant calling pipelines, alignment & pseudoalignment based RNA-seq quantitation, Bioconductor packages) and relevant databases. The individual should be self-motivated, perform in a highly independent manner, and possess strong interest in the biological sciences.  Solid communication skills (both verbal and written) and organizational skills are essential, as is the ability to be creative in problem-solving situations.

Biorepository Technician II

FH Administration Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14115

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 with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest 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.

 

The Uganda Cancer Institute/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance (“UCI/HCCA”) is a collaborative undertaking that has established a state-of-the-art cancer treatment and research facility located in Kampala, Uganda. The activities carried out by the Hutchinson Center in Uganda in support of this alliance are performed under the auspices of the Hutchinson Centre Research Institute of Uganda (“HCRI-Uganda” or “HCRI-Ug”). A primary objective of the collaboration between the Global Oncology Program at the Hutchinson Center and the Uganda Cancer Institute is the development of innovative, low-cost cancer prevention and treatment strategies that are appropriate for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The UCI/HCCA also has a strong focus on ameliorating the high burden of infection-related cancers in LMICs. Clinicians and scientists at the UCI/HCCA work together to enhance patient access to care, diagnosis, and research-based treatment. In addition to the UCI/HCCA, the Hutchinson Center’s Global Oncology Program supports research activities in several other countries, which collectively carry out the mission of the Program to conduct high-quality research and capacity-building on an international scale.

 

This individual will serve as a Biorepository Technician for the Global Oncology Program’s laboratory operations which operates at the UCI – Fred Hutch Cancer Centre (“UCI – FHCC”), a 25,000-square foot cancer research and treatment building on Mulago Hill in Kampala that opened in May 2015. The laboratory facilities of the UCI – FHCC are primarily located on the third floor of the building and include a Specimen Processing Lab, Molecular Diagnostics Lab, Histopathology Lab and BSL2+ Lab. There is also dedicated space on the third floor for a future Immunology Lab.

 

The Employee will serve and train under the immediate supervision of the Laboratory Director and will be based in Seattle full-time.  The incumbent will report to the Laboratory Director. The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to manage and ensure the proper functioning of all daily activities within the Global Oncology’s biorepository on the Seattle side and work cohesively with the Laboratory Data Coordinator in Kampala for the HCRI-Ug. Additionally, they are expected to organize, receive and QC/QA all shipments for samples and reagents going between the two sites under the supervision of the Laboratory Director. The Biorepository Technician will act as a liaison between the Laboratory Director and the study teams, the Fred Hutch research cell bank and Freezer Farm along with collaborators in regard to responsibility for all samples that are accrued and banked with the Global Oncology Program. The position will require the individual to be knowledgeable in all laboratory activities as well as other project activities that pertain to the laboratory and its scientific development and GCLP and biobanking.  The individual may be required to assist the Laboratory Director in teaching new technicians, visiting scientists and students in laboratory practices pertaining to the repository.

 

In addition to the Global Oncology Program, the Biorepository Technician will spend at least 40 percent of their time with the Warren Laboratory in the Immunology Department which is a part of the Clinical Research Division.  This role will be similar to assisting with the Warren Laboratory’s biorepository, shipping and receiving and act as a liaison between the Warren Laboratory and the UW study teams, the Fred Hutch research cell bank and Freezer Farm along with collaborators in regard to responsibility for all samples that are accrued and banked with the laboratory’s ongoing studies.

Responsibilities

  1. Applicants demonstrates and promotes Good Clinical Laboratory Principles (GCLP) in all areas of responsibility.
  2. Operate independently to resolve issues as they arise, utilize good judgment to determine if additional resources, staff or supervisor needs to be notified or included in decision making.
  3. Communicate with multiple internal and external working groups, investigators and organizations to ensure repository shipping requirements and obligations are met with high customer service standards. 
  4. Perform specimen processing laboratory back up activities including; the isolation and cryopreservation of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMC) from whole blood or leukapheresis, serum, plasma and semen isolation and freezing and understanding of HIV clinical trials protocol logistics and specimen requirements.
  5. Help support in conjunction with the Laboratory Director to oversee and train new lab staff and students in repository safety, operations, procedures and handling of hazardous materials.
  6. Demonstrate working knowledge with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Microsoft Access, including queries, form building and reporting.
  7. Develop/update, create and maintain SOPs and other guidance and reference materials relevant to specimen handling /shipping and their logging into the inventory database related to their respective repositories.
  8. Function as primary repository floor liaison and responder with Fred Hutch facility engineers and external vendors on repository projects including planning, logistics, technical equipment inquiries, alarms, supplies and other various tasks related to the startup operations and maintenance of expanded repository space and functions.
  9. Function as liaison with LIMS programmers to develop and define user requirements, functionality, work flow, inquiries, data migration, data transfer and reporting features for new Labware LIMS systems. Report on progress, anticipated or existing problems, and discuss the work to be performed with the repository manager, lab manager and LIMS programmers.
  10. Perform and document quality control procedures and maintain accurate records for cleaning, maintenance and monitoring activities for temperature sensitive equipment, specimen management, shipping and receiving for domestic and International biological research specimens and reagents according to IATA requirements.
  11. Draft and review SOPs, SSPs, Lab Manuals and Study Plans where needed pertaining to biobanking and the biorepository primarily in Seattle.
  12. Familiarize with the GO Laboratory SharePoint Site and the HCRI-Uganda Laboratory Server
  13. Establish and maintain a good relationship with the other laboratory sections in the UCI-FHCC (pharmacy and STAT clinic lab) and support those sections in biorepository and sample maintenance, training and documentation.
  14. Oversee the coordination of other vendor/collaborator contract/agreements and renewals (g., standing orders, annual quotes from major suppliers, etc.) for reagents, consumables, PPE, and other laboratory supplies. Manage the HCRI-Uganda Ordering List.
  15. Help support when needed all laboratory supply and ordering needs in coordination with the Procurement Officer, Laboratory Director and Laboratory Technicians to ensure that at all times supplies are available for use in the Laboratory for the UCI-FHCC team.
  16. Familiarize with the FH Financial Management System for ordering of supplies, equipment and services.
  17. Together with the Laboratory Director oversee initial and annual competency and proficiency of employees on each research and clinical assay.
  18. Assist the Laboratory Director in the set-up of GCLP compliance with the goal of future accreditation or maintaining accreditation, as appropriate, in UCI – FHCC component laboratories.
  19. Prepare for and participate in internal/external audits of the laboratory.
  20. Oversee maintenance and training on the specimen tracking system Freezerworks.
  21. Oversee and perform quarterly audits of GO and Warren Laboratory biorepository specimen storage to assess accuracy and completeness.
  22. Oversee pulling of specimen for shipment. Review Shipping paperwork if needed. Supervise local and international shipment of samples. Establish a relationship with local and international shipping courier services.
  23. Work closely with the HCRI-Ug Procurement Officer and administration for obtaining URA tax exemptions and National Drug Authority verification letters for shipment. Familiarize with the NDA Portal. Work closely with HCRIU regulatory office for further permits if needed.
  24. Ensure that the laboratory maintains a clean and safe working environment. The Laboratory Manager should coordinate these activities with the HCRI-Ug Laboratory Safety Officer and EH&S Officer.
  25. Work Occasional off-hours (evenings and weekends) in response to out-of-range freezer alarms or equipment malfunction.
  26. Must have a positive attitude and patience and a good work ethic.
  27. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences and laboratory bench research experience are required.  Experience with cell culture techniques, and blood processing is preferred.  The technician must show initiative, the willingness to take up new skills and responsibilities, and be a team player. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills. Salary will be commensurate with (appropriate) experience.

  • IATA biological diagnostics, dangerous goods and infectious substances shipping preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of experience.
  • Extensive knowledge and proficiency in working in a GCLP and clinical trial environment.
  • Previous experience in an accredited laboratory is preferred.
  • Proficiency in a variety of laboratory assays and techniques and lab operation.
  • Experience with oncology or Infectious disease preferred.
  • The successful candidate must be able to work accurately and efficiently, be detail oriented, and work both independently and within a group.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are required.
  • This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work positively in a group environment.
  • A high degree of professionalism and management ability is required of this position as well as interpersonal abilities to motivate individuals to perform in an efficient and productive manner
  • The candidate in this position must be flexible and skilled at organizing and prioritizing tasks. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer is desirable.
  • Familiarity with a laboratory information management system (LIMS) such as Freezerworks is a plus.
  • Biobank training or IATA dangerous goods certification training is preferred

Biostatistician

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14563

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.

 

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Statistical Research Associate (SRA) to provide statistical support to laboratory investigators researching HIV and other infectious disease vaccines under the direction of the lead statisticians. This support primarily involves analysis of biomarker data for preclinical, early phase, and post-marketing clinical studies, but can also encompass a variety of statistical requests. The SRA codes primarily in R. In addition to performing the analyses, the SRA communicates with the internal statistical team and external investigators regarding details of the data, analysis plan, and timelines. As part of a larger team of statisticians, programmers, and project managers, the SRA also contributes to an environment of mutual cooperation and respect. The SRA handles multiple projects and works efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

Under limited technical direction, the SRA applies statistical and programming knowledge to various types of laboratory data and sometimes clinical data, resulting in production of a statistical report and analysis data for distribution. The SRA writes programs that are reproducible, well documented, and reusable for similar types of data. The incumbent works in close collaboration with statisticians and other programming staff within SCHARP. The SRA exercises judgment within defined SCHARP practices and policies. 

  

Responsibilities may include some or all of the following: 

  • Provide statistical analysis, written summaries and tables of results of laboratory data for use in customized statistical lab reports under the direction of other statisticians 
  • Clearly communicate statistical concepts and issues to scientists and other non-statisticians 
  • Work individually or as part of a team to resolve statistical issues pertaining to the study 
  • Brainstorm and perform exploratory analyses with guidance from the lead statistician  
  • Prioritize and manage workload on multiple project requests within deadlines 
  • Assist in the development of quality control procedures for data analysis 
  • Generate standardized code for assay data processing that can be used across studies 

Qualifications

Minimum: 

  • Master’s degree in Biostatistics or Statistics 
  • 1 year of related experience 
  • Background in statistical computing and proficiency with the statistical packages R, as with the development of statistical programs and software 
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to optimize the use of available software 
  • Experience collaborating with others to determine what data is needed, what data exists, and how best to extract the data in a useful format 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Organized, detail-oriented, capable of meeting tight deadlines, and work well within a team environment
     

Preferred:  

  • Master's Degree in Biostatistics and 4 or more years of related experience
  • Experience with laboratory assay data
  • Experience with creating Rmarkdown reports
  • Experience writing statistical reports
  • Experience with Git and GitHub or other version control software

Biostatistician II-III, SCHARP

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14385

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.

 

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Statistical Research Associate (SRA) who will provide statistical support, which may include reviewing protocol drafts, participation on the protocol development team, and assisting the protocol lead statistician in the design of appropriate analyses. The SRA will write statistical analysis plans for protocols and complete the analysis.

Responsibilities

The incumbent works independently designing, developing, coordinating and performing statistical aspects of study design, implementation, and analyses for clinical trials. The incumbent serves as lead on more than one protocol and may provide mentorship to at least one other SRA. The incumbent works well under pressure, has established a positive and productive working relationship with faculty statisticians and/or industry partners and exercises good judgment with defined practices and policies. Technical skills are strong and reliable, and productivity is high demonstrated by attention to detail, compliance with regulations and best practices, and adherence to deadlines.  


Responsibilities may include some or all of the following:  

 

  • Provide statistical analyses in the form of tables, listings, and figures and/or written summaries of study data and results for use in reports, for example, Data and Safety Monitoring Board meetings, scientific papers, or tables in support of a Clinical Study Report for submission. 
  • Review protocol drafts .
  • Participate in describing and defining statistical considerations in study protocols (ex: sample size/power/analysis models) .
  • Participate in the development of statistical analysis plans. 
  • Participate in the development of quality assurance procedures for on-going data collection and analysis, such as establishing edit checks, or HIV endpoint verification. 
  • Participate in the development and verification of randomization lists.
  • Provide input into the development of case report forms. 
  • Collaborate with programmers in production and verification of standard reports. 
  • Coordinate production of statistical reports in accordance with CDISC data standards and guidelines.
  • Assist in the production of supporting CDISC documentation for submissions (Define.xml, Reviewer’s Guides).
  • Participate in protocol team conference calls and meetings. 
  • Provide statistical consultation for research projects. 
  • Archive statistical files and documents. 
  • Evaluate new statistical software packages. 
  • Represent statistical unit at study organizational meetings.  
  • Represent study at scientific meetings.  
  • Give oral presentations of study results.  
  • Assist other statistical research associates with statistical analyses. 
  • Collaborate with internal PhD statisticians/epidemiologists and external subject-matter experts to perform statistical analyses of clinical trials data for production of abstracts and manuscripts. 
  • Perform other responsibilities as required. 

Qualifications

Required:

  • A master's degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or related field.
  • A minimum of three years of experience working in clinical trials.
  • Proficiency in statisitcal computing including SAS and R.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external colleagues in a team environment.

Preferred:

  • Proficiency in programming statistical reports using CDISC data standards.
  • Experience in producing statistical reports in suport of an FDA submission.

 

Business Analyst III - Financial Planning and Budget

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14370

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 Business Analyst III performs data discovery and uses technical expertise to design, create and develop automated analytic solutions to support budget and financial management reporting. The primary purpose of the role is to support financial decision making of the organization to ensure the short-term and long-term financial success of the SCCA. The position reports to the Associate Director of Financial Planning & Budget.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement automated analytic solutions, including reports, dashboards, and views from a wide range of data sources, and provide leadership in evaluating, interpreting and optimizing these solutions.
  • Assure integrity of the data for current and future financial reporting and ensure the sustainability and adaptability of all developed solutions. Seek opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate interdepartmentally to monitor and develop meaningful reports that provide users with insight on financial performance.
  • Develop a robust understanding of SCCA’s financial data and systems to ensure effective, reliable, and responsible use of data.
  • Build systematic solutions that address complex business problems, derive actionable insights, and maximize decision-making confidence, while being easy to refresh.
  • Utilize numerous data sources and analytics to develop reports that assist in conveying the causes of financial variation. Assist in developing action steps for financial improvement and reports to monitor these results.
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of a wide range of internal financial systems, workflows and related data sources.
  • Conduct data discovery and analysis from financial data to generate and test working hypotheses, uncover relationships and identify data quality issues.
  • Manage budget system (currently Kaufman Hall Axiom) from a data management and reporting perspective.
  • Translate business problems into technical approaches to create standardized Tableau reporting dashboards which help explain budget to actual variances and guide decision making.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) required - preferably in Informatics, Math, Business, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience/technical training that demonstrates analytical and technical competency
  • 5 years of business analytic experience, preferably in a healthcare environment or relevant experience
  • Superior organizational skills and proven knowledge and application of best practices for system management, documentation and standardization.
  • Sustained, proven ability to think systematically and analytically and use independent judgment.
  • Ability to identify and implement areas of improvements such as increasing the level of data accuracy or decreasing the time spent to update a model or report.
  • Experience with financial software programs such as Kaufman Hall/Axiom, Tableau, PeopleSoft, Workday.
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with relational database tools such as SQL Server and Access.
  • Ability to research, analyze and interpret complex data and formulate recommendations.
  • Collaborative and team-oriented communication style able to work effectively cross departmentally.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to propose actions, identify and illustrate opportunities, make recommendations and articulate financial impact of decisions to both clinical and administrative audiences
  • Solid financial skills, including a working understanding of the income statement.
  • Able to grasp and apply new concepts quickly.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize concurrent responsibilities and meet timelines.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision with a wide degree of creativity and latitude. May manage projects independently or lead/direct the work of others.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline oriented, and complex health care environment.

 

Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in Health Science, Informatics, Business or a related field preferred
  • Experience in managing databases and systems.
  • Extensive experience in exploratory data analysis, data visualization.
  • Experience with predictive modeling and leading indicators
  • A working understanding of the relationships between the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.

 

Business Analyst III - Financial Systems Group

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14436

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 main function of the Financial Systems Group is to be the liaison between IT and Financial Operations to including data analysis, documenting business requirements, system troubleshooting, audit support, project re-implementation support and conducting file uploads, query and reporting development and training. The team is comprised of 4 individuals: Financial Systems Manager, Sr Business Analyst, and two Business Analyst III.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a Business Analyst III who has a holistic understanding of PeopleSoft data, table, and integration architectures.  The following outlines but does not limit the role responsibilities:

 

Primary Support:

  • PeopleSoft Asset Management, Project Costing, Cash Management/Treasury, and Supplier Contracts Management
  • Support PeopleSoft FMS and interface upgrade efforts and trouble shooting
  • Support financial systems patches, updates and implementation efforts to include testing, procedural documentation and data mapping/migration
  • Troubleshoot PeopleSoft systems to ensure accurate transactions
  • Develop system process, procedure, testing and training materials
  • Support CPI process improvements


Secondary Support:

  • PeopleSoft AP, AR, Billing (other PeopleSoft modules, as able), plus Tableau Reporting.
  • Epic system posting and reconciliations to the general ledger
  • Support Epic audit activities to include developing schedules, reconciliations and coordination with process owners and related documentation/justifications
  • Develop Epic Revenue and AR (Cognos and BOE) report specifications, complete testing and research transaction abnormalities
  • Conduct payroll troubleshooting and system improvements to eliminate manual entries
  • Conduct PeopleSoft file uploads to include Payroll, Epic and budget transactions

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of experience in accounting or finance to include project costing and revenue reconciliation
  • Proficient with MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Visio)
  • Good analysis and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to accept direction and multi-task
  • Exhibit professional, dependable, reliable, and collaborative work habits


Preferred:

  • Proficient with PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain version 9.2
  • 3-5 years of business requirements development and documentation to include system testing and implementation
  • 3-5 years of experience in Healthcare accounting
  • Proficient with Cognos and BOE

Business Operations Analyst

FH Hutch Data Commonwealth
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14366

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.

 

The Business Operations Analyst performs financial and operational activities to ensure the departments core business processes run smoothly and are well managed and executed. The business operations analyst role is the anchor for the operations of the organization in support of management financial and operational processes. The Business Operations Analyst works independently and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out the day to day responsibilities to support of the Hutch Data Commonwealth (HDC).


Key areas of focus include:

  • Vendor management (invoice processing, contract assessment and renewals, etc)
  • Managing chargeback processes across the organization for centralized services
  • Internal operational expense management and reporting
  • Project and capital asset depreciation process support
  • General billing and accounts management functions

The Business Operations Analyst reports to the Director of Business Operations

Responsibilities

Operational

  • Manage end to end process for all for HDC managed licensing and maintenance contracts
  • Facilitate process to ensure all invoices are validated, processed and payments made in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Partner with department leadership and staff to provide guidance on processes related to vendor engagement
  • Coordination with Finance team in billing preparation for external customers.
  • Create purchase order requisitions that are within the scope of the business operations
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams across the organization to investigate, troubleshoot and resolve budget/financial operational related errors and issues effectively.
  • Identify process improvement areas and work across teams to identify solution and deliver improvements.
  • Compile, validate and reconcile procard statements and receipts for departmental cardholders.
  • Provide ongoing support to the business operations team and other areas of HDC. This includes completing special projects, assignments and administrative tasks as required.

Financial operations

  • Prepare journal entries to support internal chargebacks as well as invoice adjustments.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reporting when requested by department, Finance or Accounting.
  • Support month end accounting close and ensure all deliverables are completed by required due dates. Responsibilities include the preparation of accruals, variance analysis and provide information to Accounting and Finance as necessary.
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and forecasting
  • Manage HDC’s grant allocation
  • Provide support to the HDC leadership. This includes completing special projects and assignments as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration/finance or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3-4 years related to business financial operations. Preferred experience in Research/IT environment
  • Strong business acumen in the area of financial operations in a non-profit environment
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Tableau reporting
  • Proven ability and drive to identify and implement process improvements
  • Excellent problem-solving, information gathering, and analysis skills
  • Natural ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment
  • Highly organized and have a demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize time, and execute on deliverables
  • Very detail oriented and work with a high degree of accuracy.   
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional diplomacy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

CRS Program Operations Director

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13025

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.


The Clinical Research Support Director of Clinical Operations is responsible for direct oversight of programs that support start-up, scientific review, and NCI data reporting for Cancer Consortium clinical research. The incumbent leads the relevant operational design and oversight of the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS). The incumbent defines and report metrics to study teams and Consortium administration working towards system improvements within the incumbent’s team, as well as throughout the Consortium.


The incumbent manages multi-disciplinary teams. They will attract, develop, and retain strong teams; contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team to strategize growth and resource utilization. The position reports directly to the Director of CRS.

Responsibilities

Oversee central study startup program:

  • Manage, oversee, and scale trial startup portfolio to ensure coordinated study reviews, budget and contract negotiations, and compliant source documentation within the Consortium
  • Work across CRS teams and other partner organization functions needed to support study startup
  • Gather and report study startup metrics and status on a regular basis
  • Identify study startup process issues and resource needs across the Consortium; propose and implement solutions
  • Create tools to manage the study startup process
  • Represent Consortium start-up processes and central support to leadership, faculty, study teams, and external organizations
  • Lead efforts to improve start-up processes across the Consortium

Direct the startup protocol review and data reporting functions:

  • Oversee committee management for the Scientific Review Committees (SRC); ensure that the Consortium meets NCI’s requirements for the SRC including start-up, trial prioritization and trial accrual rates.
  • Propose and manage Consortium policies to ensure the Consortium meets SRC and data reporting requirements

Serve as Consortium and Fred Hutch institutional lead on the CTMS workflow development:

  • Provide support and leadership to CTMS implementation and management
  • Ensure CTMS operations are in alignment with the business needs of the Consortium

Leadership:

  • Represent Clinical Research Support services to study teams, faculty, leadership, and peer institutions
  • Identify gaps in Consortium research support; implement new programs and services to address operational gaps
  • Represent CRS at Cancer Consortium meetings, committees and performance improvement initiatives
  • Identify, champion, and implement process improvement opportunities to Fred Hutch and Consortium executive leadership, by providing sufficient context, data, as well as recommended solutions and resources.

Qualifications

Experience and Abilities

  • 5-10 years starting and managing clinical trials operations, preferably oncology
  • Managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Communicating with all levels of a research organization
  • Working across different academic institutions to facilitate research projects
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Forecasting and meeting deadlines
  • Coaching study teams
  • Strong understanding of NCI mandates for data reporting and infrastructure
  • Using judgment and effective decision making skills with competing interests and priorities


Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s degree healthcare related field preferred
  • Clinical research related certification preferred
  • Familiarity with process improvement principles
  • Familiarity with project management tools and techniques
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment surrounding clinical trials

CTMS Functional Lead

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13278

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.


The CTMS Program Office is a tri-institutional office housed within the Fred Hutch Research Administration department providing implementation and operational support services for the OnCore Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) that is jointly managed by the Fred Hutch, the University of Washington and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA.)


The CTMS Functional Lead position is a leadership role within the CTMS Implementation team and will be accountable to manage activities and outcomes related to the functional workflow design, testing and workflow documentation for the remainder of the CTMS Implementation. The role will require expert-level analysis skills, project management skills, team and stakeholder management skills. The role will report to the CTMS Project Director and closely collaborate with the technical lead, change management lead and data migration lead to help ensure cross-workstream alignment of functional workflow design with data migration, technology and organizational adoption.

Responsibilities

CTMS Functional Design & Testing

  • Define approach for CTMS detailed functional design, convene stakeholder groups and facilitate design activities
  • Effectively prepare for and facilitate design meetings and presentations with a diverse range of stakeholders including study coordinators, regulatory coordinators, fiscal coordinators, administrative office staff and leadership
  • Develop deep understanding of institutional workflows related to the clinical research administrative offices and study teams
  • Work with SMEs and analysts in related systems such as the Epic EHR system to functionally define, test and implement data flows from the CTMS into Epic
  • Demonstrate expert-level understanding of the capabilities of a CTMS, specifically OnCore from Forte Systems, to enable efficient workflows for research study teams and administrative offices
  • Establish functional testing and user acceptance testing approach and manage testing process
  • Manage functional and workflow analysts who will perform testing activities along with super users.
  • Design highly accurate and comprehensive functional cutover plans, conduct go-live dress rehearsals and perform cutover activities
  • Provide go-live support to end users, and effectively transition functionality from implementation to operations


Project Management

  • Define detailed workstream-level project plan for the functional workstream outlining design activities, documentation activities, testing and stakeholder engagement activities and deliverables
  • Assign functional workstream tasks, manage workload, inspect workstream deliverables and report workstream status
  • Actively manage workstream level risks and issues escalating as needed to project director

 

Cross-Workstream Collaboration

  • Partner with data migration team to define backload strategies that align with future state functional workflows
  • Define and implement plans for pre-go-live data validation of migrated data with study teams and administrative offices
  • Provide clear and concise information to the training team and change management teams to support the development and delivery of training and adoption sessions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in clinical research operations
  • Prior experience implementing OnCore financials at large, complex institutions
  • Experience with IRB systems and workflows is desirable
  • Experience working with CTMS integrations related to the Epic EHR system
  • Knowledge of applicable industry standards and best practices for clinical research
  • Advanced knowledge of business analysis tools, methodologies and best practices; including but not limited to leading cross-functional team discovery and business requirement sessions, process mapping and SWOT analysis
  • Proven ability to lead an implementation workstream serving both as project manager and content expert for the functional workstream
  • Experience with system conversion, customization and integration design and execution
  • Proven ability to communicate complex workflow issues to administrative offices and study team staff
  • Sustained, proven ability to think analytically, problem solve and use independent judgment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), customer service, collaboration, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Superior presentation and organizational skills with an attention to detail mindset
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders, including technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization
  • Proven ability to teach and train others

CTMS Study Financial Management Adoption Lead

FH Administration Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13279

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.


The CTMS Program Office is a tri-institutional office housed within the Fred Hutch Research Administration department providing implementation and operational support services for the OnCore Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) that is jointly managed by the Fred Hutch, the University of Washington and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA).


The CTMS Study Financial Management Adoption Lead is a leadership role within the CTMS Implementation team and will be accountable to manage activities and outcomes related to process improvement, change management, operational readiness, and adoption related to the remainder of the CTMS Implementation. The role will require expert-level analysis skills, expert-level understanding of clinical research administration workflows, project management skills, team and stakeholder management skills. The role will report to the CTMS Project Director and closely collaborate with the functional lead, technical lead, change management lead and data migration lead to help ensure cross-workstream alignment of change management and adoption with functional design, data migration, and technology.

Responsibilities

Process Analysis & Improvement

  • Actively engage study teams and research administration central offices to understand study financial management workflow pain points and identify improvement opportunities that can be introduced as part of a CTMS implementation.
  • Demonstrate expert-level understanding of workflow best practices for study budget management, coverage analysis, coding/pricing, subject visit tracking and sponsor invoicing and champion the alignment of institutional practices with best practices where applicable
  • Develop deep understanding of institutional workflows related to the clinical research administrative offices and study teams
  • Effectively prepare for and facilitate workflow assessment meetings and presentations with a diverse range of stakeholders including study coordinators, regulatory coordinators, fiscal coordinators, administrative offices staff and leadership
  • Engage closely in functional design session planning, facilitation and follow-up to help ensure pain points and improvement opportunities are being appropriately addressed during CTMS design

Change Management, Communication & Training

  • Define overall change management strategy and plan including training approach, communication approach, operational cutover approach and adoption approach
  • Define training plan for onboarding administrative offices and study teams to new CTMS workflows; oversee development of training materials and training execution
  • Define communication strategy and partner closely with communications lead on execution
  • Execute change management strategy including leading roadshows, brown bags, adoption sessions, demos, and other forums that help champion the CTMS to a diverse set of stakeholders
  • Define and manage the change management governance structure including super user working groups, change champion networks and other such bodies

Project Management

  • Define detailed workstream-level project plan for the adoption/change management workstream outlining workflow analysis activities, communication activities, training activities, documentation activities, stakeholder engagement activities, operational cutover activities and deliverables
  • Assign adoption/change management workstream tasks to project team members, and manage progress to completion
  • Actively manage workstream level risks and issues escalating as needed to project director

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in clinical research operations
  • Prior experience with study financial management process improvement at large, complex institutions
  • Experience working with CTMS, preferably OnCore from Forte systems
  • Knowledge of applicable industry standards and best practices for clinical research
  • Advanced knowledge of business analysis tools, methodologies and best practices
  • Proven ability to lead an implementation workstream serving both as project manager and content expert for the change management/adoption workstream
  • Proven ability to communicate complex workflow issues to administrative offices and study team staff
  • Sustained, proven ability to think analytically, problem solve and use independent judgment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), customer service, collaboration, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Superior presentation and organizational skills with an attention to detail mindset
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders, including technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization
  • Proven ability to teach and train others

Cancer Epidemiology Assistant/Associate Member Faculty

Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 64338

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking a candidate in cancer epidemiology for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Member (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor) level. We invite candidates whose research is focused on the etiology of cancer and/or cancer survivorship. Areas of particular interest are integrated tumor epidemiology, biomarker research, genetic epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and use of novel data sources (e.g. mobile technology, electronic health records).

Applicants should have a doctoral (PhD or MD with MPH/MS) degree or equivalent training in cancer epidemiology (or a related discipline) and relevant research experience. Candidates will have the opportunity to develop an independent research program within our collaborative, multidisciplinary environment with the focus on cancer prevention and translation.

Fred Hutch’s Division of Public Health Sciences is home to an extensive portfolio of population sciences research, large biospecimen and data repositories, a SEER cancer registry, a prevention center designed for intervention research, and a large multidisciplinary faculty. Fred Hutch, together with the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s, and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with active training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in Fred Hutch’s Divisions of Clinical Research, Human Biology, Basic Sciences, or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well the University of Washington, depending on mutual interest.

Case Rate Coordinator

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14591

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 Case Rate Coordinator works directly with partners' staff and case rate insurance vendors to assure that payments are received accurately and timely. The coordinator prepares payments to disburse to partner organizations and outside providers. The incumbent answers case rate related questions, and identifies and provides patient information for Accounting department to process correctly for the General Ledger.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate case period claims from partners, outside providers into packet form and submit to contacted payment carriers, along with payment invoice
  • Process and coordinate with followup reps and cash poster on payments. Resolve payment disputes with contracted payors
  • Calculate case-rate payment per contracts
  • Access computer databases for spreadsheets for disbursements
  • Review and process weekly reports to partners
  • Reconcile accounts when closed
  • Maintain current understanding of contracted Case Rate payors

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • One year in appropriately related patient accounting function or equivalent education/process
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard and mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Identify and make recommendations regarding system issues
  • Ability to understand and meet performance standard


Preferred:

  • Understanding of billing edits and ability to resolve/or make recommendations

Cellular Production Associate, Therapeutic Products Program

FH Administration Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13911

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. 
 
The primary responsibility of a Cellular Production Associate is to execute manufacturing operations in the production of modified cellular products for patients participating in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center cell therapy clinical protocols. Clinical manufacturing in the Cell Processing Facility (CPF) requires following applicable current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in a cleanroom processing environment.  

Responsibilities

  1. Utilizing aseptic techniques, perform a variety of open cell product manipulations in an ISO 5 biosafety cabinet. 
  2. Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and complete required processing documentation such as production batch records.  
  3. Perform cell processing operations such as cell selection/depletion, expansion, stimulation, transduction, cryopreservation, and preparing patient infusions. 
  4. Develop capability in review of executed GMP process documentation. 
  5. Submit deviation documentation and assist with investigations of nonconformance. 
  6. Maintain and operate primary process equipment, such as incubators, centrifuges, cell sorting/selection equipment and controlled rate freezers. 
  7. Participate in problem solving and troubleshooting of cell processing operations and equipment. Assist in the evaluation of current practices and operations and help to implement changes to improve performance. 
  8. Participate in Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA) development
  9. Participate in quality/compliance improvement and technical development projects supporting manufacturing. 

 
We are open to considering candidates of multiple experience levels and encourage you to apply if interested. A more experienced individual may have the opportunity to take on the following responsibilities:  

 

  1. Perform routine review of executed GMP process documentation. 
  2. Submit deviation documentation and complete deviation investigations and reports.  
  3. Take an active role in problem solving and troubleshooting of cell processing operations and equipment. Evaluate current practices and operations and implement changes to improve performance. 
  4. Participate in Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA) development and completion, and GMP Systems change control. 
  5. Provide guidance and training to junior staff. 
  6. Work with Process Engineering and GMP Systems to lead equipment on-boarding and validation projects. 
  7. Act as Protocol Champion, assigned to specific clinical protocols as a point of contact for manufacturing readiness and execution, reporting out production status and production run summary data as needed. 
  8. Lead by example and take responsibility in the support of safety and cGMP compliance. 

Qualifications

Minimum:  

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a biological science, or equivalent cGMP manufacturing bioprocessing experience. 
  2. Experience with open aseptic processing, working in biosafety cabinets. 
  3. Experience with fundamentals of cell culture preferred. 
  4. Must be able to work efficiently, with strong attention to detail in a highly regulated environment. 
  5. Computer skills highly desirable (MS Office). 
  6. Must be able to support and communicate effectively in a diverse team environment. 
  7. Must demonstrate solid time management and organizational skills, and good verbal and written communication. 
  8. Must be able to wear appropriate clean room attire and have the ability to wear surgical masks and all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 
  9. Must have the ability to stand for long periods. 
  10. Meets physical requirements of the job, as follows:  must have the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, the ability to bend, reach, stretch, climb ladders and work in tight spaces in order to complete job tasks.
  11. Ability to work non-standard shifts and occasional weekend days or evenings. 4/10 Shifts: Sun-Wed 7AM-5:30PM, Mon-Thurs 11AM-9:30PM, Tues-Fri 7AM-5:30PM (current opening). The current opening is available on the Tues-Fri shift, however we will consider interest in alternate shifts and encourage you to apply if interested.  

 

Preferred:  

  1. A minimum of three years' experience as a production associate for Cell Therapy product production. 
  2. Mastery of open aseptic processing, working in biosafety cabinets. 
  3. Experience with cell culture.  Establishing and maintaining long-term T-cell lines/clones preferred. 
  4. Experience writing or revising standard operating procedures, manufacturing batch records, and other GMP Systems documentation. 

Cellular Therapy Lab (CTL) Technologist II/III

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14601

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 Cellular Therapy Lab (CTL) at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is on the cutting edge of new technologies for cancer therapy, including cell-based immunotherapy. We are committed to advancing treatment options for our patients through the translation of innovative research into clinical practice. We collaborate with our Alliance members (University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s) as well as corporate entities.


CTL is responsible for all minimally manipulated therapeutic cell processing occurring at the SCCA. Procedures range from cryopreservation to flow cytometric enumeration of cell proportions to more complex procedures such as cell selection, enrichment, and depletion. The laboratory is regulated by the FDA cGTP/cGMP standards, maintains CAP certification, and is accredited by the Joint Commission and FACT.


We currently have an opening for a Cellular Therapy Technologist II. This a full-time position (40 hours per week).

Responsibilities

  • Process cellular products/specimens according to standard operating procedure (SOP), and specific guidance for clinical trials, using aseptic technique.
  • Perform and analyze results of quality control testing of components, including automated nucleated cell counts and flow cytometry
  • Document processing steps accurately, generate processing reports and prepare patient/donor laboratory charts; review processing reports and charts
  • Understand and stay current with SOPs as needed, and perform SOP qualifications. Provide input/feedback to Lab Supervisor on documentation and process improvements
  • Thaw cryopreserved components and assist with infusion at the patient bedside
  • Meet unrelated donor (URD) component couriers and perform necessary testing and processing of components prior to release  
  • Perform special processing:
    • CliniMACS® cell selection e.g. CD34+ cell enrichment, CD3+ cell depletion
    • Potentially assist with the bone marrow collection within operating room

Qualifications

Required qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree with major in medical technology or biological sciences required
  • 2+ years of cell therapy, or relevant laboratory experience
  • Basic hematology knowledge
  • Motivation and initiative to learn new scientific theory and applications
  • Excellent judgment and ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively across functions
  • Interpret data thoroughly
  • Strong trouble-shooting capabilities
  • Scientific writing skills, including preparation of clear, concise SOPs and technical reports
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility in scheduling: night, weekend, holiday and on-call rotations

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2+ years of clinical cell therapy experience
  • Advanced knowledge of oncology, hematology and/or immunology
  • Flow cytometry expertise
  • Immunotherapy experience
  • CliniMACS® operation experience
  • Surgical tech experience
  • LabWare LIMS knowledge
  • A good understanding of cGMP/cGTP standards
  • Proven record of completing projects efficiently and effectively

Chaplain

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14455

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 Spiritual Health department at the SCCA provides relationally-grounded, outcomes-oriented, multidisciplinary, and research-informed chaplaincy care to culturally and spiritually diverse patients, family, and staff, both inpatient (at UW Medical Center) and outpatient (at the SCCA— South Lake Union, SCCA--Northwest Hospital campus, and SCCA—Peninsula/Poulsbo). Spiritual Health embraces continuous quality improvement, a culture of learning and engagement, and professional leadership in the oncology and outpatient chaplaincy arenas. The department is engaged in clinical care, education, and some research

 

The SCCA has an opening in Spiritual Health for a full-time position (5 days per week), primarily in the outpatient setting (e.g., 4 days per week) but with some regular inpatient responsibilities (e.g., 1 day per week). Responsibilities include provision of care to adults with cancer as well as to their support persons and to staff. The ideal candidate will:

  • have demonstrated chaplaincy care skills
  • work well both independently and with colleagues (e.g., within a department of five and with health care teams)
  • function well in a complex academic medical specialty care context
  • demonstrate good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • evidence strong capabilities with electronic charting and Microsoft Office and exhibit proficiency in thorough documentation of clinical work
  • thrive in an environment of ongoing change, both in healthcare services delivery and in chaplaincy care.

Responsibilities

  • Screen and assess patient/family needs, resources, struggles, hopes, and goals
  • Actively, empathically, and compassionately inquire and facilitate conversation, rituals, and connections around these issues, intervening in ways that sustain, guide, and/or work toward healing
  • Explore life histories, legacies, and values/goals that guide medical decisions and that help patients/families navigate challenging times in meaningful and potentially transformative ways
  • Provide care, counsel, debriefings, and specialized programs to support staff, providers, volunteers, non-employees at all sites of care
  • Educate staff, providers, students, and volunteers regarding spiritual, religious, emotional, and existential issues as well as how to collaborate in screening for and addressing these issues
  • Be a voice for the spiritual, religious, and emotional needs and well-being in the broader organization
  • Be active participants in relationally-grounded, evidence-based, research-informed chaplaincy care that seeks continuous quality improvement

Qualifications

Application instructions:

To apply and be considered for the position please submit a formal electronic application on our careers site. Please be prepared to include all of the following: a cover letter, including reason for applying, and a resume. Also, please e-mail a verbatim account of one of your chaplaincy care encounters (and analysis) reflecting your current abilities to The Rev. Stephen King, Ph.D, at sking@seattlecca.org. For full consideration, please apply by November 15th.


Required:

  • MDiv or equivalent degree appropriate for certifications below; at least four units of clinical pastoral education (ACPE)
  • Religious group endorsement for health care, all leading to certification in the Association of Professional Chaplains or equivalent organization sharing common standards within two years
  • Ability to communicate effectively with culturally, religiously, and spiritually diverse patients, providers, families, staff, volunteers, non-employees
  • Demonstrates professional values and behaviors, demonstrates good boundaries, demonstrates good leadership skills, remains non-judgmental , and respects the dignity and worth of every individual
  • Must have excellent chaplaincy care skills, work well independently and with others, function well in complex and constantly changing contexts, be committed to continuous improvement, have good analytical skills, be a detail-oriented person, and work well with electronic charting and Microsoft Office
  • Must be committed to learning and providing outcomes-oriented, evidence-based chaplaincy care, and have a strong desire to becoming research literate in the field


Preferred:

  • Education or experience in a major academic health care organization
  • Substantial experience in oncology
  • Knowledge regarding spiritual/religious/existential distress and negative spiritual/religious coping

Clinical Coding Specialist

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12980

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. The Center’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division (VIDD) works to eliminate or minimize the impact of globally significant infectious diseases. Within VIDD is the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP), which provides statistical support and data management to researchers worldwide in the fight against HIV/AIDS with active studies in the U.S., Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Careers Start Here.


The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Clinical Coding Specialist. The specialist is responsible for abstracting and coding Adverse Events (AEs) and Concomitant Medications (ConMeds) information from clinical trials data using the Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities (MedDRA) and WHO Drug Dictionary (WHO-DD) tools. Assists in coordinating the collection and entry of study site-specific laboratory reference ranges. Depending on experience, may also assist in the management of the lab normal range database and train and mentor junior staff.

Responsibilities

The incumbent works with limited supervision in performing daily work assignments.

 

  1. Using the clinical coding tools and other established SCHARP guidelines, select the clinical code most closely aligned with the adverse event being reported.
  2. Review reported AE and ConMeds to identify inadequate, ambiguous or unclear medical terms/medications and generates coding queries as necessary.
  3. Manages queries related to coding terms, through closure; including entering queries into EDC and triaging site or Medial Monitor questions.
  4. Review coded data to ensure coding is both correct and codes are applied consistently across all studies in accordance with established work instructions.
  5. On request, assist other members of the Clinical Coding & Safety staff or SCHARP staff with information from the MedDRA and WHO-DD Coding tools.
  6. Participate in MedDRA and WHO-DD trainings to remain up to date on procedural and coding changes, as well as standard industry practices.
  7. Participate on SCHARP working groups and special projects, as needed.
  8. Assists in coordinating the collection and entry of study site-specific laboratory reference ranges.
  9. Conduct all job duties within context of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and according to SCHARP SOPs and guidelines.
  10. Works mostly independently on daily activities with minimal instruction. Exercises good judgment within scope of responsibilities to determine appropriate actions.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelors or higher required, in related field desired
  • Minimum of 2 years of Data Management experience in clinical trials
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience performing clinical coding in clinical trials and knowledge of MedDRA and WHO Drug coding practices
  • Familiar with Clinical Coding Dictionaries (MedDRA and WHO Drug) and best Clinical Data Management practices
  • Knowledge of and experience with clinical coding dictionaries and terminology
  • Familiarity with GCP, ICH and FDA requirements as they apply to clinical data
  • Demonstrated technical skills (EDC systems, MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Medidata Coder and Medidata Lab Admin experience desired
  • Regular interaction with Data Management Groups
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
     

Preferred:

  • 4+ years of Data Management experience in clinical trials.
  • 3+ years of experience performing clinical coding in clinical trials and knowledge of MedDRA and WHO Drug coding practices
  • Fully conversant of Clinical Coding Dictionaries (MedDRA and WHO Drug) and best Clinical Data Management practices
  • Knowledge of and experience with developing and maintaining coding guidelines, quality control processes and auditing procedures.

Clinical Courier

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14247

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.


Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

  • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
  • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
  • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
  • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
  • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
  • We are responsible. Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead disruptive continuous innovations in the fight against cancer.

Responsibilities

The Unit Attendant is responsible for the pick-up, transportation and delivery of lab specimens, medical records and patient related documentation among various departments within SCCA clinic, on SCCA/Fred Hutch campus and University of Washington Medical Center via shuttle service or by driving an SCCA vehicle

  • Pick up, transport and deliver lab specimens, medical records and patient related documentation among various departments and within the SCCA/Fred Hutch campus and University of Washington shuttles or by driving an SCCA vehicle
  • Complete all scheduled and requested pickups.
  • Monitor courier phone and manage shifting priorities to maintain route schedule.
  • Maintain courier logs in pickup/delivery locations and ensure courier entries are legible, accurate and adhere to standard written procedures.
  • Report and assist with tracking of missing or damaged specimens and charts.
  • Assist with review and revision of routes and training new couriers as needed

Qualifications

Required:

  • A High School Degree, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to professionally and effective communicate in person and in writing.
  • Excellent multi-tasking and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of computerized or automated system operations and record keeping practices.
  • Basic math skills and knowledge of units of measure.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds using proper techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to consistently walk during most of eight hour shift, an average of 10-12 miles per day.
  • Current Washington State Driver's License
  • Current Abstract of Driving Record (ADR), ADR (due upon hire or 30 days post hire).
  • Ability to Pass the online Defensive Driving Course (upon hire).

 

Preferred:

  • One year experience. One year experience in a hospital/clinic environment preferred.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge and practice of safe blood borne pathogen handling techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals and carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form

Clinical Courier (Part-Time)

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14568

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 Unit Attendant is responsible for the pick-up, transportation and delivery of lab specimens, medical records and patient related documentation among various departments within SCCA clinic, on SCCA/Fred Hutch campus and University of Washington Medical Center via shuttle service or by driving a SCCA vehicle.

Responsibilities

  • Pick up, transport and deliver lab specimens, medical records and patient related documentation among various departments and within the SCCA/Fred Hutch campus and University of Washington shuttles or by driving an SCCA vehicle
  • Complete all scheduled and requested pickups.
  • Monitor courier phone and manage shifting priorities to maintain route schedule.
  • Maintain courier logs in pickup/delivery locations and ensure courier entries are legible, accurate and adhere to standard written procedures.
  • Report and assist with tracking of missing or damaged specimens and charts.
  • Assist with review and revision of routes and training new couriers as needed

Qualifications

Required:

  • A High School Degree, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • One year of relevant experience
  • Ability to professionally and effective communicate in person and in writing
  • Excellent multi-tasking and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of computerized or automated system operations and record keeping practices
  • Basic math skills and knowledge of units of measure
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds using proper techniques
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to consistently walk during most of eight hour shift, an average of 10-12 miles per day
  • Current Washington State Driver's License
  • Current Abstract of Driving Record (ADR), ADR (due upon hire or 30 days post hire)
  • Ability to Pass the online Defensive Driving Course (upon hire)
  • Ability to obtain Washington State Pharmacy Assistant License


Preferred:

  • One year experience in a hospital/clinic environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge and practice of safe blood borne pathogen handling techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals and carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form

Clinical Data Manager

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14316

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. The Center’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division (VIDD) works to eliminate or minimize the impact of globally significant infectious diseases. Within VIDD is the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP), which provides statistical support and data management to researchers worldwide in the fight against HIV/AIDS with active studies in the U.S., Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Careers Start Here.

 

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Clinical Data Manager (CDM).

 

The CDM leads and monitors the collection, processing, data entry and quality control of study data. They are responsible for effectively managing timelines, quality and delivery of data for assigned projects that are in support of clinical trials research. They develop and maintain successful working relationships with their team and specific research sites to ensure and maintain data integrity and quality. The CDM works within a network/study/protocol team to support the policies and goals of each project assigned. Applying GCP and GCDMP principles, the CDM manages the protocol/study specific tasks including coordinating clinical and laboratory database deliverables, working with collaborators on data content requirements, leading data quality and closeout activities throughout the data management lifecycle. The CDM adheres to SCHARP Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Practice Guidelines (WPGs), applicable clinical trial regulations, and study confidentiality requirements and functions with moderate supervision in operational and technical matters within defined procedures and practices.

 

**Please note: This position will be on-site in Seattle, WA. We cannot accommodate a remote worker in this role at this time.

Responsibilities

The Clinical Data Manager (CDM) will manage study/protocols with moderate supervision from senior staff and/or departmental leadership and will use judgment in making decisions regarding routine data management, quality control and liaison tasks. The CDM is the primary SCHARP contact for study/protocol specific implementation, operation, and closeout phases and is responsible study communication, documentation, and training on data collection and management activities for domestic and international research sites for assigned protocol/study(s).   The CDM is a member of the protocol/study team coordinating with both internal and external partners and collaborators to ensure the relevant data are collected and cleaned to meet the needs of the protocol/study and research objectives.

 

For the more experienced CDM, they may participate in training and orientation of new CDMs when appropriate, and may serve as a CDM mentor. Assignment of projects/trials is commensurate with previous experience and can be assigned across scientific areas or study phases. They will be coordinating larger, more complex studies and/or a larger volume of studies with minimal assistance.

  • Manages study/project implementation including but not limited to leading SCHARP team members through CRF, lab, and other data collection processes, reporting and analysis requirements, study/project documentation and training.
  • Effectively manage assigned protocol/study, establish timelines and milestones, monitor and communicate ongoing status and progress.
  • Ensure rapid resolution of issues/problems using appropriate internal and/or external resources. Track and manage issues escalating to the appropriate level in a timely manner.
  • Participate in development of protocol/study from draft protocol to optimize collection of accurate and high-quality data.
  • Work with project sponsors, stakeholders and SCHARP team members to define project requirements, scope, risks, staffing requirements, organization and approach.
  • Act as subject matter expert for data management issues between SCHARP study teams and external domestic and international research sites for assigned studies.
  • Assist in development of Case Report Forms (CRFs) for assigned studies.
  • Assist in the design of the protocol/study specific database for assigned studies.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the study database including routine revisions or additions to include the design and/or modification of routine and existing study database edit check programs for assigned studies.
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for assigned studies.
  • Monitor study data to insure the quality and completeness of the data submitted by implementing quality control procedures.
  • Generate QC reports for site review and correction as well as a variety of other reports as required.
  • Evaluate study data for protocol compliance.
  • Assist in the maintenance of documentation of the study database and other related data management programs and/or applications.
  • Assist in the review of new and revised departmental SOPs and WPGs.
  • Ensure that SCHARP meets its obligations in accordance with Good Clinical Data Management Practices (GCDMP).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a health-related or scientific discipline
  • 2+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical/clinical research environment as a Clinical Data Coordinator/Clinical Data Manager
  • EDC experience required. Working knowledge of Medidata Rave highly desirable. Demonstrated expertise in relevant clinical data management activities.
  • Working knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines and FDA regulations.
  • Familiarity with all phases of clinical trials and ability to adapt to study requirements.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to understand and follow instructions and guidelines; able to pick up new tasks quickly; willing to ask questions when a task is not fully clear.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies. Shows good judgment in interpreting guidelines and when to seek support.
  • Ability to work independently and to work efficiently under pressure. 
  • Consistent, dedicated, versatile and able to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Familiarity with MS Office software and familiar with data management practices.   
     

Preferred:

  • 4+ years' experience in the pharmaceutical/clinical research environment as a Clinical Data Manager.
  • Experience using SAS and relational databases (e.g. MS SQL Server, MS Access, or Oracle)
  • Experience in clinical trial and regulated research settings desired. Experience with managing immunology, infectious disease and/or virology research projects desired.
  • Prior experience in HIV or infectious diseases, clinical trial operation management and/or protocol development preferred.
  • Experience in facilitating and building consensus in an interdisciplinary team environment and able to build successful working relationships with a wide variety of collaborators.
  • Knowledge of clinical research, FDA & ICH, GCP, GCDMP, and related regulatory requirements

Clinical Nurse - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14005

Overview

The Clinical Nurse/Registered Nurse provides and coordinates all clinical aspects of care for patients receiving proton radiation therapy, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to achieve predetermined quality outcomes. The Registered Nurse will be expected to perform clinical research tasks that are interrelated to the daily function of the clinic. It will be the responsibility of the Registered Nurse to assure all federal regulations regarding research are followed and work in collaboration with Research. This position requires the ability to work 2 Second Shifts per week, please inquire.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Educates patients in the proton therapy clinics; responds to consultations made by physicians.
  • Performs patient histories and physical examinations under physician supervision; evaluates results and monitors treatment plans; maintains medical records.
  • Oversees patient schedules, appointments, and procedures
  • Participates in educational in-services and seminars for health care providers at the ProCure Proton Therapy Center as well as the surrounding area; maintains current certification through continuing education.
  • Accountable for the management of patient care in assigned service(s).
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills to recognize and solve patient problems.
  • Identifies the age specific growth and developmental needs of the patients, and utilizes the nursing process and nursing standards to prevent or manage actual/potential problems in the assigned service of the Proton Therapy Clinic.
  • Identifies patient /family nursing needs and assures that they are met.
  • Inputs, retrieves, and interprets data from multiple manual and computer information systems.
  • Maintains patients rights and demonstrates respect for persons of all ages and diverse cultures.
  • Utilizes organizational skills to assure continuity of care in collaboration with other disciplines through appropriate planning, education, and coordination of other services.
  • Collaborates with the medical staff to facilitate and optimize patient care.
  • Acts on behalf of the patients and family to ensure care that is safe and appropriate with consideration for values, diversity, and human rights.
  • Participates in nursing and medical research and facilitates transfer of new knowledge to patient care.
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule.

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Qualifications

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • One year of experience in patient care required
  • Two years of oncology experience or pediatric OR/Recovery preferred

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of medical procedures, terminology, and equipment
  • Patient assessment skills
  • Ability to apply good clinical judgment
  • Ability to plan work, establish priorities, and remain flexible
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of general nursing principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of scientific principles and specialized techniques used in the practice of nursing.
  • Knowledge of medications and treatments.
  • Knowledge of current literature in the field of nursing and hospital administration.
  • Ability to assess the effectiveness of nursing care.
  • Ability to maintain records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, subordinates, superiors, partner hospitals/medical practices, the general public, representatives of public and private organizations and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.
  • Able to work evening hours twice a week.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Problem Solving/Conflict Resolution
  • Performance Standards
  • Flexibility/Managing Change
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Fostering Teamwork

 

EDUCATION/DEGREE

  • Graduate of an approved RN program, with bachelors degree in nursing preferred; supplemented with two years of related clinical nursing experience
  • Washington State RN licensure required
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred

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Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic/BMT Flex - 0.95 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14566

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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 

Responsibilities

Right now, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is changing the way cancer is prevented, treated and cured. Our doctors and nurses are leaders in this revolutionary field. Here, we offer a broader range of immunotherapy options for cancer patients.


The nurse accomplishes this through the provision of direct patient care, clinical implementation of research protocols, phone consultation, maintaining clinical standards, patient teaching and involvement in educational activities. The nurse is part of a team, which consists of an attending physician, primary medical provider (PA, ARNP, Fellow, Visiting MD), a clinical Pharmacist, a social worker, a nutritionist, and a Team Coordinator.

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence-based knowledge into clinical practice
  • Administers supportive medications, hydration, chemotherapy, blood and cellular products to patients undergoing immunotherapy treatments
  • Functions as a resource for rotating physician staff regarding standard practice and operations in the clinic
  • Maintains knowledge of clinical research protocols
  • Participates in continuous process improvement activities for the department

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State Nurse License
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire)

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or BMTCN
  • ACLS and/or PALS
  • 2 years of previous RN Oncology experience

Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Bezos Family Immunotherapy/Bone Marrow Transplant - 0.95 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14391

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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

Responsibilities

Immunotherapy is one of the greatest clinical care advancements of our time. We’ve known that ever since the pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation began more than 40 years ago. Right now, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is changing the way cancer is prevented, treated and cured. Our doctors and nurses are leaders in this revolutionary field. Here, we offer a broader range of immunotherapy options for cancer patients.


The promise of immunotherapy is boosting survival rates for patients with leukemia and other cancers. Our patients have access to a greater number of investigational immunotherapy treatments — using T cells, monoclonal antibodies and gene therapy—in clinical trials that are available at SCCA.


The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsibilities include:

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes.
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment.
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management.
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care.
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care.
  • Integrates research and evidence-based knowledge into clinical practice.
  • Administers supportive medications, hydration, chemotherapy, blood and cellular products to patients undergoing immunotherapy treatments.
  • Functions as a resource for rotating physician staff regarding standard practice and operations in the clinic.
  • Maintains knowledge of immunotherapy clinical research protocols.
  • Potential to train to function in Charge RN role.
  • Participates in continuous process improvement activities for the department.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire)
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • OCN or BMTCN Certification
  • ACLS and/or PALS
  • Two years of nursing experience

Clinical Nurse Coordinator-Registered Nurse - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14446

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES
 
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. They integrate patient and family-centered care with support for the research and development of innovative therapies, embarking with each patient on a journey through cancer treatment and survival to ensure the best possible patient outcome. Our nurses are vital to the journey of cancer care. 
 
The Hematology/Oncology clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC). Join our bright and supportive nursing team that provides comprehensive care management for complex outpatient oncology clients. Work with a dynamic multidisciplinary team where your critical-thinking and problem-solving  skills will be challenged and also valued. Collaborate closely with your care team, including nationally-recognized specialists in Hematology and Oncology, to bring the most innovative therapies to patients.

 

The Clinics are open weekdays 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, closed weekends and holidays.  Some flexible scheduling may be possible.  Be part of a team that supports and encourages professional development and fulfillment.  


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 

Responsibilities

The CNC provides clinical support to medical providers, providing care management to their entire panel of patients. As the primary point of contact for complex outpatients, the Heme CNC provides continuity of care through nursing assessments, triage, patient education and care coordination. The clinical nurse coordinator is an integral part of a dedicated multidisciplinary team which collaborates closely to provide the highest level of care for patients.  In this position you will:  

  • Establish long-term relationships with patients and families as you help them navigate their disease and treatment
  • Assess patient and family needs along the continuum of care from diagnosis, treatment, to survivorship
  • Act as primary point of contact for patients/caregivers to provide education, triage and symptom management,  in-person and on the phone
  • Coordinate care within our SCCA/UW Medical Center facility as well as with outside healthcare facilities
  • Monitor the health status of complex patients and collaborate with multidisciplinary care teams to provide the highest and safest level of care

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Minimum one year inpatient hospital experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Ability to perform triage both in-person and by phone
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in basic computer skills


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Oncology experience
  • OCN Certification

Clinical Nurse Coordinator/Registered Nurse -Hematology

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14492

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES
 

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. They integrate patient and family-centered care with support for the research and development of innovative therapies, embarking with each patient on a journey through cancer treatment and survival to ensure the best possible patient outcome. Our nurses are vital to the journey of cancer care. 
 

The Hematology/Oncology clinic has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC). Join our bright and supportive nursing team that provides comprehensive care management for complex outpatient oncology clients. Work with a dynamic multidisciplinary team where your critical-thinking and problem-solving  skills will be challenged and also valued. Collaborate closely with your care team, including nationally-recognized specialists in Hematology and Oncology, to bring the most innovative therapies to patients.


The Clinics are open Monday to Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, closed weekends and holidays.  Some flexible scheduling may be possible.  Be part of a team that supports and encourages professional development and fulfillment. 


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 

Responsibilities

In the Clinical Nurse Coordinator position you will:  

  • Establish long-term relationships with patients and families as you help them navigate their disease and treatment
  • Assess patient and family needs along the continuum of care from diagnosis, treatment, to survivorship
  • Act as primary point of contact for patients/caregivers to provide education, triage and symptom management,  in-person and on the phone
  • Coordinate care within our SCCA/UW Medical Center facility as well as with outside healthcare facilities
  • Monitor the health status of complex patients and collaborate with multidisciplinary care teams to provide the highest and safest  level of care

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Minimum one year inpatient hospital experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent assessment skills
  • Ability to perform triage both in-person and by phone
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in basic computer skills

Preferred:

  • Oncology experience preferred
  • OCN Certification preferred

Clinical Research Compliance Manager

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 11845

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.

The Clinical Research Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring clinical research is conducted according to the highest quality standards and in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. The Compliance Manager reports to the  Assistant Director of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance in the clinical trials office, Clinical Research Support (CRS), for the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium. The position collaborates with partner institutions, Office of General Counsel, Institutional Review Office, Division Administrators, Clinical Research Management and Training.

Responsibilities

Please include a cover letter with your application detailing your interest and qualifications for this position.

  • Prepares and implements remediation and corrective action plans, audits response timelines and escalation plans; communicates expectations in a collaborative environment
  • Conducts for-cause and spot audits of clinical trials
  • Develops, implements and maintains Compliance policies and standard operating procedures
  • Assesses resources and needs to meet NCI-Designated Cancer Center guidelines and Center strategic planning goals
  • Acts as primary Institutional contact for compliance and regulatory-related communications with outside sponsors, partners and regulatory institutions
  • Participates in Consortium study review committees
  • Coordinates with Regulatory Affairs team when needed to address regulatory-related matters
  • Defines compliance and quality metrics, performs qualitative and quantitative data analyses and reports findings to senior management
  • Assists with the development of standard training requirements and assists with ongoing compliance-related education and training for investigators and research personnel
  • Identifies compliance risks during study start-up and management; works directly with investigator and research personnel to define root causes and recommend areas of training and process improvements
  • Collaborates with partner institutions to facilitate start-up, management and audit of clinical research activities that are compliant with guidelines and regulatory requirements including billing compliance
  • Maintains visibility and awareness of the roles and resources available; represents the Program at presentations, meetings and other out-reach activities for Cancer Consortium faculty and research personnel
  • Participates in Center-wide and Cancer Consortium process improvement projects and leads quality-related improvement projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree in health care related field preferred
  • Three to Five (3-5) years working experience in a research quality and/or auditing environment with expertise, knowledge, and GCP experience in auditing clinical trials, including auditing internal processes, performing sponsor audits, and proficiency with electronic systems used to manage clinical trial data or safety reporting. Oncology and/or hematology research experience preferred.
  • Assessing risk in the conduct of clinical research
  • Communicating with all levels of a research organization
  • Interpreting federal regulations and guidelines
  • Designing tools for the management of clinical research
  • Developing corrective action plans for study teams
  • Working across large academic institutions
  • Thorough understanding of the regulations governing human subjects research
  • Clinical research and compliance certification preferred

Clinical Research Coordinator I/II--Infectious Disease Sciences

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13658

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.


The Clinical Research Coordinator I/II (CRC I/II) will coordinate day-to-day activities for assigned clinical research protocols for the Infectious Disease Sciences Program while demonstrating competence in clinical research skills, problem-solving, and priority setting.

Responsibilities

The incumbent will participate in the planning, coordination, and implementation of complex investigator-initiated, industry-sponsored, and cooperative group clinical research studies involving human subjects. This individual will work under the supervision of the Clinical Trial Program Manager and will be required to perform their responsibilities with independence within the scope of study protocol(s) and institutional guidelines. Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team and provide guidance to other study staff in carrying out research implementation tasks. The incumbent will some or all the following responsibilities:

 

Study Conduct / Clinical Research Practice

  • Work independently in performing daily responsibilities required to plan and execute investigator driven/industry-based clinical research trials and non-intervention protocols.
  • Coordinate research and administrative activities related to studies, ensuring all projects are completed according to project timelines.
  • Serve as project liaison, representing the project to other center departments, funding sources, affiliated individuals or institutions, and outside organizations.
  • On assigned projects, act as the main protocol resource person for the investigator and/or research sponsor, research subjects, local and central labs, monitors, primary care teams, and investigational pharmacy staff.
  • Collaborate with investigators and coworkers to ensure completion of study activities
  • Train others as needed and develop standard operating procedures (SOP) or other necessary documents for standardized study conduct.
  • Screen and recruit subjects either within the consortium or the community dependent upon study specific requirements, enroll, and follow research subjects, complete case report forms (CRFs), place physician orders, coordinate research study visits, communicate with the primary care teams, investigational pharmacy staff and research subjects.
  • Travel to University of Medical Center, Seattle Children’s, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance will be required for the enrollment of study subjects.
  • Ensure accurate enrollment records are maintained and up to date.
  • Coordinate specimen collection, transport, processing, storage, and shipment procedures according to protocol requirements. Track and maintain research supplies.
  • Create source documents or CRFs as needed to promote efficient data collection and entry.
  • Review CRFs to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with Good Clinical Practice.
  • Identify and report any adverse events in accordance with protocol, regulatory guidelines, and institutional policy.


Protocol Development and Implementation

  • Help develop and review research protocols for feasibility and collaborate with study leadership to develop the study budget and implementation plans.
  • Develop and maintain tools for study implementation, which may include data collection tools, study reference materials, and study specific orders. Revise and utilize tools as necessary to fulfill the aims of the clinical trial.


Budget and Billing

  • Prepare requests for research prices on study activities and coordinate the research billing start-up process.
  • Review, reconcile, and approve research study bills. Work closely with the IDS fiscal staff to ensure accurate research billing and reimbursement.


Regulatory Compliance and Documentation

  • Facilitate protocol monitoring visits and collaborate with study monitors to resolve data discrepancies and procedural issues.
  • Provide input to the regulatory coordinator on protocol document submissions and continuing review reports.
  • Prepare or assist in preparing consent forms, continuation review reports, protocol modifications, serious adverse event reports, and other study reports.


Other duties which may be required:

  • Perform retrospective chart review as required
  • Travel for investigator meetings
  • Will require weekends and holiday coverage for clinical studies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Clinical Research Coordinator I Minimum Education/Experience: BS or higher degree required in scientific/medical field. Previous work experience in a clinical research setting required.
  • Clinical Research Coordinator II Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in scientific/medical field or equivalent experience/education. Master’s degree in healthcare related field preferred, particularly in the area of epidemiology. Minimum of three years post-master’s or five years post-bachelor’s experience in clinical study/trials coordination or related field.
  • Computer experience including electronic CRF, MS Office including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Knowledge using REDCap databases is desirable.
  • Excellent written and communication skills, attention to detail, high-level organization, leadership ability, and the flexibility to work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Desire Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (ACRP), Certified Clinical Research Professional (SOCRA), or equivalent certification

 

Clinical Research Coordinator II, Biobehavioral Intervention Studies

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13936

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.


This individual will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator(s) and will be required to perform their esponsibilities with a high level of independence within the scope of study protocol(s) and institutional guidelines. The ability to work across Fred Hutchinson, University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance will be critical.


The ideal candidate will be able to address the full set of responsibilities in this listing and commit to a 1.0 FTE position.

Responsibilities

  • Principal Investigator Support:
    • Serve as designee of the Principal Investigator (PI) to manage the daily clinical operations of assigned research studies in accordance with regulatory, GCP guidelines and institutional policy
    • Liase with SCCA clinical and administrative teams to identify appropriate and effective recruitment pathways
  • Recruitment and Enrollment
    • Review study candidates’ medical records for study eligibility
    • Ensure informed consent, initiate patient enrollment, and ensure accurate enrollment records are maintained
  • Education
    • Educate clinical teams, co-investigators, ancillary departments, and patients to ensure safe and accurate protocol implementation
  • Protocol Implementation
    • Because the nature of the clinical study may vary within this job, the CRC must be capable of moving seamlessly between different protocols
    • Develop and maintain tools for study implementation, which may include data collection tools, study reference materials, and study specific orders. Revise and utilize tools as necessary to fulfill the aims of the clinical trial.
    • Initiate scheduling of patient clinic visits, and on-going study visits. Ensure clinical procedures, lab test, and other protocol specific activities are completed as outlined in the protocols.
    • Complete requisition forms, assemble kits for upcoming research visits, transport laboratory samples, and ensure samples are processed and shipped according to study specific guidelines, while tracking and maintaining research supplies.
  • Budget & Billing
    • Understand clinical trial budget and billing plans for patients enrolled on clinical trials or studies
    • Work with internal partners to obtain and submit budget and billing information
  • Other Duties Which May Be Required
    • Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) with protocol development, revision, and study analysis
    • Collaborate with Investigational Drug Services (IDS) on drug assignment, dispensation information, and maintain regular communication regarding status of study subjects
    • Ensure study drug self-administration and accountability with patients
    • Perform non-clinical ECGs
    • Administer study questionnaires and disperse study-related payments
    • Conduct study interviews and participate in focus groups
    • Function as a protocol liaison with clinical teams, patients, and when necessary, other institutions or drug companies
    • Maintain or assist in maintaining IRB correspondence and regulatory documentation.  Prepare or assist in preparing consent forms, continuation review reports, protocol submissions and modifications, and other study reports
    • Maintain appropriate source documentation, and complete or assist with accurate data entry into case report forms in a timely manner
    • Coordinate monitoring visits and respond to queries and other requests from study monitors
    • Identify and report adverse events in accordance with protocol, regulatory guidelines, and institutional policy
    • Participate in the review of charges for patients on clinical trials to ensure billing compliance
    • Travel for industry sponsored investigator meetings
    • Maintain knowledge in the field through attending related project meetings, reading related literature, and maintaining professional associations
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Associate degree required, with Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Applicant must have a minimum of one to two years of clinical research or related experience.
  • Previous experience in biobehavioral intervention studies (e.g. web apps, acupuncture) is preferred
  • Previous experience in oncology research and clinical data collection is preferred
  • Previous experience in investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored drug studies is preferred
  • Previous experience in survey research and qualitative interviewing is preferred
  • This position requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to problem solve and to prioritize multiple competing tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Collaborative focus is essential, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills

Clinical Research Nurse-Full Time

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14268

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.

 

The Clinical Research Nurse will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team in the implementation, conduct and evaluation of clinical research studies involving novel cellular immunotherapies for cancer patients. This individual will work under the supervision of The Clinical Research Operations Manager in the Integrated Immunotherapy Research Center Clinical Operations Program.


The Clinical Research Nurse performs their responsibilities with in their scope of practice with a high level of independence under the authority of attending physicians. The incumbent works collaboratively with other team members to manage the daily clinical operations of assigned research studies in accordance with regulatory and GCP guidelines and institutional policy.

Responsibilities

  • Develop tools for study implementation including eligibility checklist, study reference materials, standing orders and clinical summaries.
  • Determine patient study eligibility, ensure informed consent, and monitor patient’s clinical course
  • Perform clinical procedures including blood draws, vital signs, drug administration, and specimen collection as outlined in the protocols.
  • Act as a clinical liaison for protocols with clinical teams, patients, other institutions, and drug companies.
  • Educate clinical teams, ancillary departments, patients, and families about protocols to ensure safe and accurate implementation in compliance with protocol requirements.
  • Assist in maintaining IRB and FDA correspondence and regulatory documentation related to patient care and adverse events
  • Assist in preparing continuation review reports, protocol modifications, and other study reports.
  • Maintain appropriate source documentation, and complete case report forms. Compile and present status reports to PI, research team, sponsors, nursing staff, and physicians.
  • Identify, assess, and report adverse events in accordance with protocol and regulatory guidelines, and institutional policy.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to support staff in the execution of their duties relative to protocol coordination.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge in the field through attending related project meetings and symposia, reading related literature, and maintaining professional associations.

Qualifications

  • Active Registered Nurse license in the state of Washington required.
  • Current Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Card from American Heart Association
  • A minimum of two years of nursing experience.
  • Previous experience in oncology and research is strongly preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including computer skills are essential.

Clinical Technologist I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14288

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 Technologist I performs lab tests and processes on patient samples, which involves operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of clinical data and complying with the Laboratory QA/QC program. This position is for work in the Pharmacokinetics Lab. This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead continuous disruptive innovations in the fight against cancer.

 

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday; 8am-5pm

Responsibilities

  • Handles biological specimens and products; performs clinical assays and lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operates analytical instruments, compiles and analyzes clinical data, verifies its accuracy and reports results
  • Performs laboratory quality controls measurements
  • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures
  • Enters patient and specimen information and results into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments

Qualifications

Required:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution OR an associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of science courses that includes six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology and twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND have laboratory training that includes completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by an HHS-approved organization, or at least 3 months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing
  • Must obtain ASCP certification within 15 months of hire
  • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Manual computation skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Familiarity with medical terminology


Preferred:

  • One year of clinical lab or research
  • ASCP or equivalent certification is preferred
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification
  • Gas Chromatography or liquid chromatography experience

Clinical Technologist I - Certified

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14472

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 Technologist I perform lab tests and processes on patient samples or products which involves operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of clinical data and complying with the Laboratory QA/QC program. This position is for a generalist Medical Laboratory Scientist for work in both Chemistry and Hematology departments in the Alliance Lab.

Responsibilities

  • Handles biological specimens and products; performs clinical assays and lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operates analytical instruments, compiles and analyzes clinical data, verifies its accuracy and reports results
  • Performs laboratory quality controls measurements
  • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures
  • Enters patient and specimen information and results into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments

Qualifications

Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution OR An associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses that include six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology and twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND have laboratory training that includes completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by an HHS-approved organization, or at least 3 months documented laboratory training is each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification through ASCP or AMT
  • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Manual computation skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Familiarity with medical terminology


Preferred:

  • One year of clinical lab or research experience

Clinical Technologist II - Certified

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14555

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.


This Clinical Technologist II position is a full time opening in the Cytogenetics Laboratory. Our focus is on cancer cytogenetics, primarily for patients with hematopoietic disorders. The hematopoietic stem cell transplant program at the SCCA brings in an interesting and challenging patient population. Our lab is growing rapidly and we have many opportunities to develop leading edge technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Handles biological specimens and products; performs clinical assays and lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operates analytical instruments, compiles and analyzes clinical data, verifies its accuracy, and reports results
  • Performs laboratory quality controls measurements
  • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures
  • Enters patient and specimen information and results in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments
  • Complete projects with minimal supervision
  • Perform specialized operational duties
  • Shares learned information Performs laboratory quality controls measurements

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution
    • OR An associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses that include six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology and twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND have laboratory training that includes completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by an HHS-approved organization, or at least 3 months documented laboratory training is each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical lab or research experience
  • Certification through ASCP in Molecular Biology and/or Cytogenetics
  • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Manual computation skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Familiarity with medical terminology


Preferred:

  • Prior experience in a clinical cytogenetics laboratory

Clinical Trial Assistant / Program Assistant I - Boeckh Clinical Research Team

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14584

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.

 

This is a full-time position to assist study coordinators with scheduling clinical trial subject appointments, study kit preparation and data entry in addition to performing chart review for research trials in infectious diseases. This unique position will work under the direction of the Senior Clinical Research Manager and the Principal Investigator. The incumbent will perform functions requiring knowledge and skills specific to the program studies and to clinical research. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the study coordinator with scheduling appointments for subjects on clinical trials, sample tracking and preparing study kits for a large sample collection study.
  • Perform review of medical charts using ORCA/Mindscape and enter data in REDCap, Microsoft Access, Excel or other study-related databases
  • Perform data entry for CRFs and review data prior to entering to ensure its credibility
  • Assemble study kits for clinical trials
  • Assist with basic processing and banking of lab specimens and associated record keeping
  • Assist with retrieving and transporting clinical blood specimens from the UW Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS in a biological sciences field, or Medical Assistant with experience in chart review and scribing
  • Must be competent working with Office Suite, particularly with Excel and PowerPoint. It is expected that the incumbent will be familiar with extracting data from a database and with data filtering
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention-to-detail is required for the position

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with patient medical charts
  • Previous work as a medical scribe or similar experience with medical terminology
  • Experience working with REDCap and Access databases

Coding Specialist

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Health Information Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14308

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 Coding Specialist complies with the Official Coding Guidelines in ICD-10-CM and CPT coding conventions to assign for diagnoses and procedure codes for SCCA’s outpatient facility services. Clinical judgment and high level analytical skills are utilized to code and abstract the legal medical record to support appropriate reimbursement, physician documentation improvement, clinical effectiveness, outcome studies, and research to meet regulatory accreditation requirements for state and federal reporting and other external reporting purposes. This position offers a combination of remote and on-site coding but it is not a full-time remote position.

Responsibilities

  • Understand and apply correct coding, regulatory and compliance guidelines, APCs, ICD10, CPT, E&M, procedure codes and modifiers, and applies documentation guidelines
  • Maintains 95% coding accuracy while meeting department's productivity standards
  • Participate in staff discussions and provides valuable input to the team

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • High School Degree, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary
  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC, COC, CCS-P
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in outpatient facility abstracting coding (ICD9,ICD10, HCPCS and CPT) and facility coding modifiers. Experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree in Health Informatics or Health Information Management along with required certification.
  • Working knowledge of insurance plans, LCD/NCD’s
  • Ability to work with clinical professionals
  • Medical records and EMR/EHR knowledge
  • Medical terminology, Anatomy and Physiology


Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior oncology or Transplant coding
  • Prior training experience with clinicians
  • E & M, Surgical and Infusion coding
  • ICD10 training and/or Dual/Double coding experience
  • EPIC HB, 3M encoder ORCA and Mindscape experience

Committee Operations Coordinator

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14578

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.


The Committee Operations Coordinator will support the Cancer Consortium’s clinical trial oversight committees, including the Scientific Review Committees (SRCs) and the central Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) and individual study Data and Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs). The position provides overall support and organization for all committee functions to ensure that these functions meet all federal and institutional requirements. This position requires understanding the clinical research process and the NCI’s cancer center requirements for scientific review. The position reports directly to the Committee Operations Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Supports and coordinates the Consortium’s SRCs and DSMC, ensuring that the committees meet all NCI and Consortium review requirements.
  • Duties of meeting coordination include, but are not limited by, the following tasks:
    • Schedule agenda items
    • Electronically format and distribute meeting materials
    • Attend meetings and take minutes
    • Generate detailed results letters based on meeting minutes
    • Review trials annually for accrual and regulatory compliance
  • Provide support for other reviews including, but not limited to, the following committees:
    • Data Safety Monitoring Boards
    • Clinical Research Oversight Committee
    • Compliance Sub-Committee
  • Operationalize the Consortium low-accrual policy and propose any changes to ensure accruals meet NCI requirements
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures, reviewer forms, and meeting templates for committee management
  • Maintain records in the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) Program Office to ensure required data is captured for committee meetings

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Organized and detail-oriented with experience in project coordination
  • Able to professionally and independently triage and troubleshoot questions
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Managing research data sets
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft SharePoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal regulations and guidelines
  • Minute taking and/or technical writing skills strongly preferred

CryoEM/Structural Biology Faculty Position

Basic Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 64580

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for an open faculty position in the Division of Basic Sciences. Recruitment at an Assistant Member level is preferred but we will consider more senior applicants. We seek an exceptional structural biologist conducting fundamental research within areas of molecular and cellular biology that possess significant potential for novel biological insight and discovery. A particularly strong expertise and focus on the use of Cryo-electron microscopy (CryoEM) as their primary experimental approach is required.

Fred Hutch provides outstanding colleagues, a collegial atmosphere, and a wealth of resources to support junior faculty success. Graduate students are drawn from the outstanding ‘Molecular and Cellular Biology’ and ‘Biophysics, Structure and Design’ graduate programs at the University of Washington. Fred Hutch is located in a modern campus by Lake Union in Seattle, Washington, and is close to other non-profit research institutes and the University of Washington. See our website for further information (www.fredhutch.org/basic/).

For consideration, applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of achievement pre and post-doctoral. Applicants from underrepresented populations are particularly encouraged to apply. Application deadline for consideration for a fall interview: August 31, 2019. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis after the deadline if the position is not filled. Candidates should visit http://apply.interfolio.com/64580 for application instructions.

Cytogenetics Technologist II - Certified - Part Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14554

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.


This position is an opening in the Cytogenetics Laboratory. Our focus is on cancer cytogenetics, primarily for patients with hematopoietic disorders. The hematopoietic stem cell transplant program at the SCCA brings in an interesting and challenging patient population. Our lab is growing rapidly and we have many opportunities to develop leading edge technologies. The technologist will perform cytogenetic lab procedures leading to the formation of an accurate diagnostic report.

Responsibilities

  • Accession patient specimens and establish cultures from peripheral blood, bone marrow, and tissue biopsies for cytogenetic testing
  • Prepare and analyze human chromosomes and summarize test results using correct International System for Cytogenetic Nomenclature (ISCN)
  • Perform sample testing and analysis using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
  • Perform DNA microarray testing
  • Participate in the development of new clinical tests
  • Review and present to peers current procedural information and advances in technology
  • Perform general lab duties (e.g. quality control checks, reagent preparation, equipment maintenance, inventory of supplies and specimens)
  • May participate in a weekend rotation

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 15 credit hours in a biological science or physical science.
  • Prior experience in a clinical cytogenetics laboratory
  • CG(ASCP) or MB(ASCP) certification or foreign equivalent

Preferred:

  • Experience with hematology FISH and/or SNP array preferred
  • Background in common molecular biology techniques

Data Analyst II

FH Administration Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14348

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.


Working under supervision, the Data Analyst II will utilize a preapproved business intelligence tool or direct SQL development to create reporting artifacts including but not limited to: simple reports, complex reports , dashboards , cubes , data visualizations and data mining constructs in support of Fred Hutch and the organizational goals of various consortium partners.

Responsibilities

  • Gathering and documenting requirements from the user community and then translating those requirements into an analytics solution that meets the customer’s needs
  • Produce high-quality output consistent with team and industry best practices
  • Acquire knowledge of preapproved business intelligence tool set functionality and options
  • Possess knowledge on a wide range of possible reporting solutions and have sufficient discernment skills to select the most appropriate solution for each set of requirements
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the SQL programming language
  • Will serve as a liaison with the business community around the usage and deployment of reporting solutions and tools
  • Will participate/lead code review sessions and will be expected to make updates as directed by the primary reviewer
  • Will have an understanding of reporting within both a relational and a dimensional framework
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for reports and other artifacts
  • Participate in change control, problem management, and communication process
  • Utilizing approved BI tools translate written requirement documents into appropriate reporting artifacts
  • Prepare for and actively participate in design and development reviews
  • Strictly adhere to established reporting guidelines and standards
  • Assist in preparing work estimates for assigned projects
  • Meet required deadlines as outlined by project team and business partners
  • Prepare documentation for deployment purposes and respond to any implementation issues as needed to ensure quality deliverable has been met
  • Assist the data quality team in tracking down/debugging potential data quality issues

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years professional database reporting development experience with a wide range of business intelligence tools (MS Reporting Services, Cognos, Business Objects, Tableau Software, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years SQL development experience
  • Experience working with both relational and dimensional models
  • Experience developing a variety of different reporting artifacts (parameterized reports, cubes, dashboards, etc.)
  • Sharp analytical abilities, proven design skills and problem solving skills
  • Enjoys working in a team environment and has a proven record of positive contributions to the work of the team
  • Coordination and working knowledge of project management methodologies (Agile/Scrum), time estimates and allocation

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience gathering and documenting requirements
  • some past experience with analytical, data management & reporting tools
  • Expertise and knowledge of gathering and documenting analytic/reporting requirements
  • Previous work with hospital information systems either connected, or not, to research uses of the data
  • Previous experience in delivering to end users reports and/or extracts to support research and/or clinical care

Data Scientist I - Computational Immunology

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14216

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.

 

Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology (BBE) at Fred Hutch is seeking an experienced Data Scientist to work on multiple projects investigating the immunological correlates of vaccine protection for novel tuberculosis and HIV vaccine candidates. The immune response to a vaccine can be highly variable across individuals, particularly for new vaccines that are in active development. Understanding the factors that impact vaccine response and identifying the features of the immune response that confer protection can provide critical feedback for vaccine refinement. As part of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network supported by the NIH Division of AIDS and the Global Health Vaccine Accelerator Program, supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation we are leading major computational efforts to integrate immunological datasets generated from human vaccine trials. Analysis datasets include those generated by multicolor flow cytometry, transcriptomics/RNAseq, T cell receptor repertoire sequencing, mass spectrometry, microbiome 16S and metagenomic sequencing, and multiplexed systems serology among others.

Responsibilities

The Data Scientist works closely with the PI, a computational biologist and biostatistician, and a growing team, to develop data pipelines, plan and conduct analyses, design and implement data visualizations, and help prepare figures for funding proposals and publication. The ideal candidate should have an appetite to understand and analyze new types of data. 

Qualifications

  • M.A., M.S. in computational biology, biostatistics, computer science, data science, bioinformatics or a related field. Candidates with Ph.D. also encouraged to apply.
  • 2 - 4 years of hands-on biological data science experience
  • Proficiency in Python and/or R programming, with knowledge of the appropriate tools and libraries for working with biological data
  • Demonstrated rigor and reproducibility through well organized and well documented code and/or committed to a public code repository (e.g. github)
  • Experience analyzing next-generation sequencing data (e.g. transcriptomics, or immune repertoire)
  • Preference for candidates having familiarity with dimensionality reduction, regression models, machine learning and/or cloud infrastructure for scalable scientific computing
  • Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and effective communication are essential
  • Eagerness to learn about immunology, vaccines, microbial ecology, biostatistics or whatever the science demands

Diagnostic Imaging Supervisor

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14551

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 Diagnostic Imaging Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and directing the daily operations of the Medical Imaging Department, including MRI, CT, PET/CT, X-ray, Ultrasound and Nuclear Medicine, in conjunction with department leadership to ensure the best in patient care. These activities include recruitment, training, and performance management of staff, as well as, daily operational performance.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and directs the daily operations of SCCA Medical Imaging Department
  • Ensures the timely completion of patient exams in accordance with the department procedures for technical quality; 
  • Interacts with the medical and nursing staff to ensure efficient patient care;
  • Is responsible for oversight of the QC/QA requirements to maintain accreditation as appropriate;  
  • Serves in a leadership role collaboratively and independently for programmatic planning, business planning, budgeting, including major capital equipment purchases, and marketing initiatives;
  • Ensures that billing information and coding are up-to-date to obtain proper reimbursement.  
  • Performs all clinical exams in the appropriate modality with a competency level of a senior or resource technologist, as needed;  
  • Assures the comfort and safety of the patient at all times.

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • A.M.A. approved Radiologic Technology program
  • Washington State Radiologic Technologist Licensure
  • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) registry
  • 3 years of tech experience
  • 1 year of lead/supervisory experience
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both written and oral form
  • Works well with team members toward a common purpose; reinforces the efforts and goals of the work group; supports the team's decisions regardless of individual viewpoint
  • Demonstrates good customer relations skills
  • Demonstrates flexibility in schedules and assignments in order to meet the needs of the department
  • Utilizes, maintains, and allocates equipment and supplies in a cost effective manner
  • Improves productivity through proper time management
  • Seeks feedback from customers and team members in order to identify and improve processes and outcomes
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work volumes or staffing needs (i.e., may include overtime, flexing, rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and call).

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
  • CPI knowledge and experience including: LEAN or Six Sigma

Digital Health - Full Stack Developer

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12513

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.

 

We’re looking for a Full Stack developer who will take a key role on our team. Our Full Stack developer must have knowledge in all stages of software development. You’ll be working alongside other engineers and developers, collaborating on the various layers of the infrastructure for our web applications that support our patients at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Responsibilities

  • Design overall architecture of the web application.
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features.
  • Maintain code integrity and organization.
  • Experience working with graphic designers and converting designs to visual elements.
  • Understanding and implementation of security and data protection.
  • Highly experienced with back-end programming languages: Python, JavaScript, Java
  • Proficient experience using ReactJS, AWS, SQL
  • Familiarity with serverless architecture or SOA
  • Experience with Docker and GitLab a plus

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience working as a developer
  • Experience with AWS and serverless architecture
  • Experience with iOS, React native, PWA's
  • Experience working with health care data

Director of Program Operations, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology (BBE) Program

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14304

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.


The Program Operations Director for the Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology (BBE) Program within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) at Fred Hutch oversees a comprehensive and complex array of program activities for an annual portfolio of over $30M in direct cost revenue and administrative operations including strategy, financial, grants and contracts, regulatory and administrative functions for a broad program comprised of separate but linked departments.

 

This position works with senior scientific leadership to translate science into strategy while responsible for the overall operations of administration, finance, grants and business analytics for the program. This position requires an understanding of federal regulatory requirements, performance management, administrative systems and program management, and broad experience with a range of business functions and systems, including program leadership, strategic planning, budgeting, fiscal analysis, human resources management, and communication. This position reports to the Senior Operations Director for VIDD.

Responsibilities

Works with overarching guidance from Principal Investigators (PIs) and the Division’s Senior Operations Director to independently plan and oversee administrative operations. Works through subordinate managers to ensure consistent, efficient and compliant administration of all work units within the program. Sets functional strategies and objectives on operational plans that align with overall Division and organizational strategies. Provides input to Division-level strategic planning. More detailed responsibilities include:

 

Program Oversight

  1. Develop and manage all BBE Program activities to ensure compliance with all federal, sponsor and Fred Hutch requirements and guidelines and ensure operational consistency across the program
  2. Provide effective and inspiring leadership by being actively involved in all programs, developing a broad and deep knowledge of all aspects of operations
  3. Supervise staff, including, hiring, training, mentorship, evaluating performance, handling disciplinary action, layoff and termination issues
  4. Oversee grant support activities for the program including: grant preparation, budget development/management, forecasting, reporting and report tools development
  5. Ensure the adherence to regulatory compliance procedures throughout the program
  6. Through subordinate managers, direct administrative activities for the program including: oversight of agency site reviews, human resources management activities, training and communication of Center policies, and administrative process improvement
  7. Apprise VIDD leadership of programmatic activities, challenges and accomplishments regularly

 

Strategic Planning

  1. Working with faculty and leadership from BBE, VIDD and the Center, create strategic plans and implement processes to achieve the initiatives and objectives set forth in each plan
  2. Participate in groups and committees across the Division and/or Center to support strategic and process improvement initiatives
  3. Synergize with other programs and participate in strategic planning for the Division
  4. Develop and implement a system for tracking and reporting on the progress of strategic plan implementation
  5. Plan and facilitate quarterly meetings for the Strategic Alliance within BBE that brings a leadership team together across multiple network grants 

 

Faculty Support

  1. Coordinate faculty recruiting activities for the program and support the Division office in administration of faculty promotions
  2. Assist the BBE Program Head in planning all BBE faculty meetings; attend program meetings and events to stay abreast on all milestones, activities and needs for the BBE faculty
  3. Support faculty in cultivating and managing relationships with public and private funders to secure and expand recurring revenue streams
  4. Assist the Fred Hutch Philanthropy and Marketing departments in cooperation with the Division to ensure all BBE achievements and donor relationships are appropriately highlighted and managed
  5. Seek new funding opportunities for the program as appropriate

 

Program Operations/Other

  1. Oversee financial operations for the program including: forecasting, management, reporting, reconciliations, purchasing, and vendor contract management
  2. Contribute to space allocation and planning decisions
  3. Oversee the HR systems and practices within BBE
  4. Provide financial and overall business strategy advice to program leaders and teams
  5. Participate in Division and Center-led meetings and committees and special projects
  6. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration or a related field
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of federal research administration management experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of supervisory and leadership experience
  • Demonstrated success managing and engaging diverse stakeholders across a complex research portfolio
  • Experience with translating science into strategy in creating and executing strategic plans
  • Strong communication and budgetary skills

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in supporting faculty in an academic environment
  • Experience identify areas for process improvement and implementing associated change management strategies to successfully rollout and sustain initiatives

 

Key skills and abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong background in data analytics and visualization
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Access, SharePoint, etc)
  • Ability to create a positive work culture
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor

Director, Clinical Data Management

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14599

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.

 

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Director, Clinical Data Management (CDM) to provide overall leadership and management of the clinical data management and safety teams (consisting of approximately 40 employees) and direct supervision of CDM managers, the manager of Clinical Safety and Coding, and other CDM staff as needed. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the CDM teams are operating efficiently and effectively and that they meet the requirements of the research protocols in a regulatory compliant manner. Director, Clinical Data Management will also work closely with SCHARP’s Executive Director, Managing Director and Senior Management Team to create and implement the overall organizational strategic direction, project plans, and initiatives.

Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Provide overall strategic, organizational, and operational management and guidance to the CDM group.
  • Collaborate with the SCHARP Executive Director and other unit Directors to create and implement overall organizational vision and strategic direction.
  • Foster and promote the long-term development of the CDM team, work closely with the SCHARP Executive Director, Senior Management Team, and the CDM managers to improve the operational effectiveness of the group.

 

Management

  • Directly supervise Clinical Data Management and Safety and Coding managers, and other CDM staff as needed.
  • Provide training, direction and performance management for individual employees and work with Fred Hutch Human Resources staff to facilitate recruiting efforts and staffing changes as needed.
  • Develop and maintain CDM staff morale, engagement, and professional development.
  • Monitor group project and protocol workflows, priorities, timelines, deliverables, documentation and resources and communicate issues regarding conflicts and/or resource limitations.
  • Provide technical and functional oversight of the day-to-day work and work products of clinical data management staff, as needed, including clinical data collection, processing, and quality control procedures, timelines and documentation.

 

Change Management and Quality Assurance

  • Lead departmental efforts to standardize work practices and develop standard operating procedures in conformance with GCP, GCDMP, and ICH guidelines, and that meet regulatory submission requirements, and CDISC standards.
  • Oversee and ensure quality assurance of CDM in coordination with the Quality Management section.
  • Prioritize and manage the implementation of SCHARP continuous quality improvement, regulatory compliance, operational effectiveness, and technical infrastructure improvement projects in clinical data management.
  • Evaluate and identify efficiencies and process improvements including leading process improvement projects, and infrastructure and technological upgrades to improve CDM intake, workflow, documentation, tracking, and protocol management

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 10 years of experience in clinical research, data management or related field, of which 4 years is in a leadership or management role, or equivalent combined years of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, supervisory, and collaboration skills across functions to drive effective and efficient Clinical Data Management practices.
  • Excellent project management and organizational leadership and change management experience.
  • Experience in the development and use of commercial clinical data management. Systems and/or EDC products.
  • Advanced knowledge of clinical research, FDA, ICH, GCP, GCDMP, and related regulatory requirements and best practices.

 

Preferred:

  • Graduate Degree in life sciences or related disciplines.
  • 10+ years management experience in a clinical research organization.
  • Organization strategic planning experience.
  • Working knowledge of CDISC / CDASH, MedDRA coding, and Medidata Rave EDC.

Director, Internal Audit

SCCA Executive Administration Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14276

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 mission of Internal Audit is to enhance SCCA’s operational capabilities by providing independent, risk-based and objective assurance, advisory and educational services. To achieve this, the Director of Internal Audit, reporting to the Chief Integrity Officer, is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and management of all aspects of the internal audit function through a systematic and disciplined approach to identify risks, monitor compliance with internal controls, evaluate whether such internal controls/governance practices are working effectively, and educate and train staff. This position will participate with, and support the Chief Integrity Officer in, the continuous risk assessment process and in the development and maintenance of the Internal Audit plan approved by the Board’s Integrity Committee.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the risk assessment process ensuring it is effective, collaborative and inclusive. Analyze the risk assessment results against the organization’s strategic goals, financial impact, and the external environment to support the development of the annual risk-based audit plan.
  • Develop the audit plan by prioritizing identified risks against available audit resources and create the audit plan documentation for presentation to executive leadership and to the BOD Integrity Committee.
  • Continuously monitor for changes in the organizational risk profile and/or operational environment and make recommendations to modify the annual plan and to accommodate management requests for additional audit and advisory work.
  • Oversee completion of the Audit Plan. Approve audit & advisory project scoping. Evaluate the risk impact of control weaknesses identified including the identification of potential systemic issues. Be accountable for timely completion of projects.
  • Assure management accountability on audit risk mitigation strategies. As appropriate, assist management in implementation of risk mitigation action plans. Monitor status of open management action plans providing regular communication to the Chief Integrity Officer. Escalate concerns when risk mitigation efforts are insufficient or impacted by organizational or other changes.
  • Act as primary client contact for Audit Plan related concerns & questions. Meet regularly with management to stay abreast of changes and emerging risk. As needed, support audit staff or external resources with difficult client interactions.
  • Prepare reports to key stakeholders including executive management and the BOD Integrity Committee. Provide presentations to key stakeholders on audit approach, findings, and risk mitigation as requested by the Chief Integrity Officer.
  • Conduct consulting activities and assistance with special project initiatives at the direction of the Chief Integrity Officer.
  • Conduct training and education as opportunities are identified through assurance and advisory work.
  • Support the development, implementation and maintenance of audit practices, standards, documentation and tools. Maintain awareness of changes in auditing principles and practices and related areas in order to maintain professional competence.
  • Manage the process of hiring, developing, and evaluating performance of staff and manage external resources effectively.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field;
  • CPA or CIA;
  • Minimum 7 years audit experience with a minimum of 5 years in the healthcare industry;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing audits, including risk assessment, planning, audit execution, issue/report writing, managing timelines, and management interaction.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage significant complexity and ambiguity
  • Demonstrated project management, organization and facilitation skills
  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and exude the appropriate level of judgment and maturity

Preferred

  • Advanced degree such as Master’s in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field.
  • High level of tact and ability to communicate complex and potentially sensitive issues to various levels of management. Excellent presentation, relationship building and interaction skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of leadership.
  • Strategic thinker with outstanding analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment.
  • Solid strategic thinking, business risk awareness, and appropriate judgment to use a risk-based approach in planning the audit focus.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13866

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.


The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Director reports to the Executive Vice President/COO and meets regularly with other members of the Executive team, President/Director of Fred Hutchinson, and the Vice President/CHRO. The DEI Director is responsible for leading the organization’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, creating the overall strategy regarding Diversity and Inclusion, partnering with our Faculty Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, coaching and consulting with leaders at all levels, and sponsoring organization-wide development efforts such as Employee Resource Groups and training. Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively with internal stakeholders and step into a leadership space as they present to staff groups, senior leaders and the Board. They must also interact effectively with external organizations and stakeholders.


The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director solicits direction and assistance from the Executive Vice President/COO and other key executive stakeholders involved with organization-wide strategy and leadership development, and facilitates DEI work across the entire organization. Providing guidance and coaching to various leaders conducting DEI work ensures that these local stakeholders remain engaged and accountable for their commitments.

Responsibilities

General Duties

  • The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director collaborates with multiple leaders throughout the organization to promote the importance of diversity and inclusion to the Center’s mission and to establish and attain divisional and departmental goals in service to the organization’s overall diversity, equity and inclusion plan. The Director ensures that the diversity and inclusion work is effectively planned and implemented and will represent the Hutch’s efforts to the Board of Trustees and outside organizations.
  • Manage DEI program coordinator.
  • Represent Fred Hutchinson DEI initiatives at key events and national conferences (AACR, SACNAS, ABRCMS, CEO Action Pledge on Diversity & Inclusion)


Program Operations

  • Serve as primary liaison to center leaders involved in diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and represent the program to outside institutions.
  • Serve as a partner and collaborator with key stakeholders and center faculty in assessing and evaluating the diversity and inclusion deliverables.
  • Oversee and maintain the established center-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic plan which includes goals and accountability assignments for all areas of Fred Hutchinson.
  • Curate and sponsor internal education pertaining to DEI, including topics focused on anti-racist and anti-bias behavior, upstander training and other topics determined as crucial.
  • Ensure that DEI efforts are vibrant and positively impact the diverse and inclusive culture of Fred Hutch, including leading the DEI Community of Practice, managing and supporting Employee Resource Groups, the Faculty Diversity & Inclusion Committee, the Executive Diversity & Inclusion Council, Dr. Eddie Mendez Symposium and the campus-wide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Group.
  • Ensure diversity and inclusion strategic plan deliverables are accomplished, and report on KPI’s on a regular cadence.
  • Bring together center diversity, equity and inclusion leaders at least twice annually to communicate/coordinate overall planning and enhance collaboration
  • Act as a central repository for center, regional and national diversity demographic information in diversity and inclusion efforts, metrics and progress reporting.
  • Conduct ongoing research of best practices regarding diversity, equity and inclusion work and collaborate with leaders throughout the organization to align center efforts to these practices.
  • Provide updates to senior leaders and the Board of Trustees regarding diversity and inclusion efforts.
  • Along with other center diversity and inclusion leaders, represent the Hutch through relevant outside organizations and engage with regional diversity/inclusion leaders.
  • Curate opportunities for the workforce to develop skills to nurture and scale a diverse and inclusive workplace, including developing, sponsoring and potentially delivering workshops and overseeing the DEI Communities of Practice
  • Collaborate regularly with DEI consortium partners such as the UW in joint educational programs.
  • Oversee certain partnership and sponsorship requests from organizations focused on supporting diverse and underrepresented communities.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required (or equivalent experience in research or academic administration); an advanced degree, including JD degree is preferred 
  • A minimum of 5 years of leadership and strategic program management experience, preferably in a non-profit research or academic setting 
  • Ability to manage, coach, and mentor individuals and teams
  • Ability to lead without direct authority
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in working, on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion through past paid or volunteer work
  • Strong leadership qualities and skills are essential; collaborative teamwork, credibility, people development, sound judgement, high degree of integrity and creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff and students across all levels
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the boundaries between DEI and Human Resource issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as are demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex and competing activities. Strong public speaking skills and presence required.

Dosimetrist I/II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14598

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 Dosimetrist performs necessary functions on treatment planning software(s) to result in acceptable plan for delivery of prescribed radiation dose to a patient.

Responsibilities

  • Perform external beam radiation therapy planning procedures and dose calculations. Planning utilizes CMS XiO and Monaco; a 3-D planning system proprietary to Elekta.
  • Perform high dose radiation therapy (HDR) planning procedures and dose calculations. Planning utilizes BrachyVision; a planning system proprietary to Varian.
  • Use Mosaiq as EMR and other associated software to accomplish this end.
  • Work with physicians, residents, physics, therapists and other RadOnc staff to ensure the patients plan and treatment are simulated, planned and treated in a dosimetrically appropriate and efficient manner.
  • Follow Physician directives to create radiation plans using the treatment planning software(s) and present resultant dosimetry plan.
  • Assist in Simulation process with Therapists/Physicians/Physicists as requested.
  • Perform charge capture for procedures performed. Execute reconciliation of charges with documentation in EMR.
  • Follow treatment planning protocol directives to create and submit appropriate radiation plans according to the protocol instructions.
  • Assist in training other dosimetrists, therapy students and radiation oncology residents.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelors degree preferred, specifically in Radiation Therapy, Math, or Physics.
  • Must be a graduate of a Medical Dosimetry school or a certified radiation therapist with 2 or more years on the job training as a Medical Dosimetrist.
  • Must be board certified in Dosimetry as recognized by MDCB.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential.
  • May be required to lift, carry or push up to 40lbs.


Preferred:

  • Elekta CMS XiO and Monaco Treatment Planning Systems
  • Mosaiq EMR software
  • Varian BrachyVision Treatment Planning System
  • MU Check Secondary Calculation Software
  • Elekta Simulator
  • Elekta Accelerators: Synergy & Infinity with Agility heads

Facilities Materiel Management Specialist

FH Administration Division
Category: Facilities
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14539

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.

 

This position is located in the Facilities Engineering Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and reports to the Operations Supervisor.  The individual will work primarily in the material support section but will also be assigned work orders periodically to balance the workload.  Individual must possess an understanding of material support.  Additionally, having a working knowledge in at least one of the following areas:  mechanical, plumbing, digital controls, welding, steam and hot water systems or refrigeration is a plus. 

Responsibilities

Individual will be assigned to Material Support.  This individual will work a Monday through Friday day shift. 

  • Sourcing parts/part numbers for engineers
  • Inputting new inventory records
  • Placing telephone and internet orders with vendors, prioritizing requisitions and obtaining optimum pricing as well as shipping terms for most Fred Hutch purchases
  • Processing and maintaining orders for Facilities Engineering needs including standing and blanket orders. Maintaining related files and reviewing usage and requirements as appropriate
  • Responsible for proper coding of products in CMMS system and on purchase orders
  • Communicating directly with customer service reps, sales reps and staff regarding order status: identifying needs and resolving
  • Inputting applicable hard copy requisitions into CMMS system
  • Regular vendor evaluations, summarizing activity for analysis
  • Tracking and expediting outstanding orders
  • Inventory control, barcoding, setting min/max of stock
  • Fully complying with all company health and safety procedures and policies
  • Driving company vehicles
  • Labeling and organizing inventory
  • Receiving and delivering parts
  • Pricing work orders
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • AA Degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of general office experience, with preference given to buying/sourcing experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • General computer skills in a variety of formats
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Must have good people skills and be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, individual must be detailed-oriented.
  • Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s license and be capable of being listed on the Fred Hutch insurance policy
  • Must be computer-literate and should have MS Office skills in Word, Excel and Outlook, sourcing parts on the internet, knowledge of CMMS systems is a plus
  • Ordering procurement and inventory control experience desired
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

Facilities Operations Assistant Manager

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Facilities
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14533

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.


SCCA Facilities is responsible for the efficient and safe management, maintenance, and construction of all SCCA facilities, and manages a portfolio of owned and leased properties of over 600,000 sq. ft. in 16+ buildings across 5 campuses. The facilities team works collaboratively with staff, leadership, partner organizations, and vendors to support ongoing operations and to implement projects and strategic initiatives.


The Facilities Operations Assistant Manager reports directly to the Facilities Operations Manager. The scope of Facilities Operations includes Ergonomics, Furniture, Housekeeping, Painting, Art, Flooring, Signage/Wayfinding, Electric/Data, and Mechanical/HVAC.

Responsibilities

 

  • Daily oversight of facilities operations and maintenance activities.
  • Track, Prioritize, and Perform Operational Projects & Maintenance in collaboration with Ops Manager and Coordinators. Includes but not limited to:
    • Furniture reconfigures and Installs (including the support of ergonomic recommendations)
    • Fixtures and Equipment
    • Power and data changes
    • Lighting - new and repair
    • Signage and Wayfinding
    • Painting - infection control and aesthetic
    • Flooring - repair and update
  • Lead Triaging and Delegation of requests and projects in collaboration with Administrative Coordinator. Includes but not limited to ticketing / daily management system
  • Vendor oversight - provide quality control and work validation
  • Serve as first level of escalation for staff, vendors, and colleagues to resolve issues.
  • Participate and Lead CPI endeavors and workflow improvements including but not limited to Team Huddles and STP work.
  • Support Coordinators and Ops Manager by regularly monitoring team bandwidth and performing O&M and Administrative roles to level workloads.
  • Assist Ops Manager with employee on-boarding, training, and performance evaluations.
  • Carry out special assignments or projects, requiring departmental knowledge and expertise, as assigned.

Qualifications

 

  • High school diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Experience in facilities management
  • Experience in supervising and managing staff and inventories

Faculty Member, Pathogen-Associated Malignancies

Integrated Research Center
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 66797

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications to fill a full-time laboratory-based faculty position. Located in the vibrant South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, Washington—Fred Hutch is home to three Nobel laureates, over 300 faculty, and 2400 staff. Our interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases.

We are recruiting a virology, microbiology, or immunology faculty member wishing to establish an independent lab working on a virus or bacteria that is associated with cancer. Applicants from PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientists will be considered at any rank. Successful candidates will align with the objectives described below.

The Pathogen Associated Malignancies Integrated Research Center faculty are dedicated to accelerating innovation through interdisciplinary science through these objectives:

(1) understand basic mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions of pathogen-associated malignancies (PAMs) to identify mechanisms of cancer induction and exploit vulnerabilities

(2) support translational studies of PAMs to inform the design of better diagnostic, and/or therapeutic strategies

(3) research and implement prevention strategies for PAMs.

 

Our researchers focus on Human Papilloma Virus, Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV), Epstein-Barr Virus and EBV-related cancers, liver cancer, as well as the role that specific microbes play in the etiology of cancers and response to treatment. We are seeking to expand research on PAMs, including Hepatitis viruses. 

The successful candidate will enter a dynamic, collaborative research environment, working across Fred Hutch’s many diverse Divisions including Human Biology, Basic Sciences, Clinical Research, Public Health Sciences, and Vaccine and Infectious Diseases. Opportunities exist for University of Washington affiliate appointments, participation in joint UW-Fred Hutch graduate student programs, collaboration with the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center and with clinicians practicing at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance—one of the leading cancer treatment centers in the United States.

Please submit your application by providing a curriculum vitae, a 2 to 3-page research plan, three recent publications, and three letters of reference.

The applicant review process begins as applications arrive and any application received by October 30th, 2019 will be guaranteed consideration for the position.

Financial Analyst II - Infectious Disease Sciences Program

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Grants and Contracts
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14418

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.

 

The Financial Analyst II position supports the fiscal management operations of the Infectious Disease Sciences (IDS) Program. The position collaborates with internal and external stakeholders and partners including Principal Investigators, program, division and center staff, and sponsor organizations to ensure timely and accurate accounting and financial reporting of sponsored research in compliance with federal and external sponsor regulations and requirements. This position will co-manage the preparation, interpretation and analysis of financial data, and is responsible for the management and administration of sponsored and non-sponsored research project funds.

Responsibilities

The incumbent works with minimal supervision and reports to the Fiscal Manager in the Infectious Disease Sciences Program. The Financial Analyst II (FA) will design, develop, and be responsible for overseeing and managing budget/fiscal systems, policies, and procedures for grant and contract budgets for Principal Investigators and management staff. They are expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities within the framework of the appropriate funding source/agencies policies and procedures. They provide highly responsive, efficient support services and has a broad range of responsibilities including: establishes and maintains comprehensive fiscal record keeping systems including: budget monitoring and reporting for grants management, subcontract oversight and special project support in support of the program. This position serves as the liaison for funding issues related to grant, contract, subcontracts, clinical trial budget management and support with an increasing workload for these types of studies in IDS. In this area of responsibility, the FA interprets and ensures compliance with sponsor (federal and industry) guidelines, and maintains and manages study payments and milestones.

  1. Develop and guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions to PIs and program leadership. Performs professional financial and budget analysis for PIs and program leadership promoting strategic decision-making and fiscal responsibility, using research business metrics to clarify all decision making support optimal decision-making and cost management.
  2. Develop, modify, and maintain multiple record keeping and reporting systems for varied and complex sources of funding. Oversee and co-manage monthly budgets to actual reporting, year-end summary analysis and trend reporting to program leadership and PIs, and analysis of significant variances at a program and project level. Utilize online financial system to monitor budgets and resolve problems. Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information in the development of complex technical fiscal analysis and financial reporting to multiple sources according to strict guidelines and deadlines. Review project costing classification and integrity of data used in financial reports, proposing resolutions of discrepancies in financial data to management, as needed.
  3. Assist in the annual budget process including analysis of submitted budgets compared to budget targets, preparation of summarization reports and communication of results to program leadership/PIs.


The position focuses on setting up of systems for industry-sponsored studies and working with Principle Investigators (PIs) and clinical research staff to maintain, monitor, track and manage study milestones and payments. Each clinical trial is unique as PIs work with a multitude of industry sponsors and each contract and study is unique based on enrollment criteria/eligibility, milestone tracking (e.g. patient visits, screen failures), complexity of reporting data, and close-out procedures.

  1. Manage/monitor sponsored and non-sponsored research projects funded with restricted contributions and communicate with program leadership/PIs for project approval and set-up, budget monitoring and project close-out. This includes: working closely with teams and sub-awarding institutions on managing sub award setup, billing and payments. Conduct all necessary steps in closing out of expired budgets including cost transfers, salary transfers, and verifying that all sponsor payments have been received.
  2. Oversee accounting for federal sponsored research grants, industry contracts, and other designated funds so that grants and contracts and non-sponsored research projects are managed in accordance with grantor and contractor requirements. Communicate with program leadership/PIs for project approval and set-up, budget monitoring and project close-out. This includes monitoring grant, contract, clinical trial, clinical research, foundation, operational, gift and discretionary budgets to document expenditures and verify proper accountability.
  3. Monitor non-sponsored research projects funded with restricted contributions and communicate with strategic planning initiative research administrators for project set-up, budgeting and close-out.
  4. Perform other financial analysis and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in accounting or finance preferred, ideally in a research or not-for-profit environment.
  • Exceptional analytic skills and demonstrated ability to build financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving and providing recommendation based on results to PI and program management for strategic decision-making.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel (including Pivot Tables), PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint and Word.
  • Experience with Tableau, or similar data visualization tool.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to understand complex problems, to collaborate and explore alternative solutions. Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and communicate status of projects to key decision makers on a proactive basis. Position may require flexible work hours to meet deadlines/deliverables.
  • Exposure to performing grant submissions and accounting or project cost accounting a plus. Familiarity with NIH rules/guidelines.

Fiscal Manager, HVTN

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Grants and Contracts
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14491

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.


The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is the world’s largest publicly funded multi-disciplinary international collaboration facilitating the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS. The HVTN conducts all phases of clinical trials, from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and immunogenicity to testing vaccine efficacy.


The Fiscal Manager is responsible for coordination of budget and financial activities for the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) including the cooperative agreement, supplement and carry-forward requests and many complex subcontracts. Incumbent works under the direction of the HVTN Executive Director and Principal Investigator for the HVTN Leadership Operations Center, referring issues and soliciting guidance as necessary, and coordinating the budget-related work of other staff.

Responsibilities

  • Administer and monitor HVTN budget(s), providing routine reports and projections to management
  • Oversight in managing multiple large, complex multi-year awards from NIH/NIAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and other funders
  • Provide financial support to HVTN clinical research sites around the world, including annual funding requests and monthly invoice/expense report review
  • Maintain and enhance multiple record keeping and reporting systems for varied and complex sources of funding; develop procedures for implementation, execution, control and review/audit of fiscal operations
  • Responsible for providing clinical trial cost estimate to HVTN Leadership
  • Works collaboratively with the contracts specialists to administer and monitor the HVTN's national and international subcontracts, ensuring deliverables are timely, any contract requirements are observed, and payments are made
  • Serves as a fiscal liaison and participates in cross-network fiscal working groups
  • Liaison to Fred Hutch Office of Sponsored Research, Fred Hutch Finance, and other HVTN sites, providing information as needed for allocation of all funds
  • Assists in the development of project policies and procedures as they relate to budget and contract administration

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, public administration, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in the financial field with specific experience working with grants and contracts (preferably NIH grants).
  • Experience with large multi-site clinical research organizations and administration of sub-contracts preferred.
  • Experience with detailed financial analysis tools and reporting.
  • Strong computer skills—MS Word, Adobe Pro, and advanced knowledge of Excel required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced fiscal management environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually.
  • Ability to problem-solve and process information quickly.
  • Available for periodic travel to HVTN research sites in other countries.


Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA/CPA Preferred
  • Experience working with Uniform Guidance is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Hyperion, PeopleSoft and related databases is preferred.
  • Experience working internationally and/or working with non-U.S. organizations is helpful.

Fred Hutch Dr. Eddie Mendez Post-Doctoral Research Symposium

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 69916

At the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (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 are committed to increasing our awareness and improving our practices so that we are an organization known as a center of diversity and inclusion excellence.  As a part of this effort, we are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in scientific research and supporting the career development of the next generation of scientists. 

 

Overview:

 

Fred Hutch is seeking applications for the 2nd Annual Dr. Eddie Mendez Scholar Award which recognizes outstanding postdoctoral fellows from any discipline who are conducting research related to cancer, HIV, or other infectious diseases. The award was created to recognize Dr. Méndez’s commitment to cancer research and to supporting early-career underrepresented minority scientists and scientists with disabilities.

Awardees will arrive on May 22, 2020 and will participate in activities on campus while exploring Seattle. They will then present at a scientific symposium on May 23,2020  honoring Dr. Eddie Mendez and will have the opportunity to visit Fred Hutch and meet with faculty members.

This award recognizes the achievements of post-doctoral fellows from backgrounds that are underrepresented in science based on the NIH definition, which includes individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups (Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders), individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. A selection committee consisting of Fred Hutch faculty will select up to six awardees. All expenses related to travel and accommodations will be provided by Fred Hutch.

Dr. Mendez, who died of cancer in 2018, specialized in treating head-and-neck cancer, an often disfiguring and debilitating disease. It was his mission to save lives and improve the well-being of cancer patients, whether through spearheading minimally invasive robotic surgery for these tumors (he was the first in Washington state to perform such surgery), or through tirelessly developing new treatments in his laboratory at Fred Hutch. 

 

Dates and Location:

Arrival: Thursday, May 22, 2020

Symposium: Friday, May 23, 2020

Where: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 

Additional information to follow. 

GMP Systems Specialist II, Validation

FH Administration Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13974

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.


The GMP Systems group is a compliance function within the Cellular Processing Facility (CPF). The CPF is a manufacturing organization that executes process operations in the production of modified cellular products for patients participating in cell therapy clinical trials in the Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center. GMP Systems is responsible for developing and administrating a variety of quality systems to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. The groups focus is on all aspects of GMP equipment life cycle, as well as on raw materials inventory management.

 

The GMP Systems Specialist II will primarily address facilitation of process equipment commissioning and qualification, routine calibration, maintenance, and repairs of GMP manufacturing and laboratory equipment to ensure a continued state of regulatory compliance and continuity in support of clinical manufacturing operations.

Responsibilities

  • Track, schedule and ensure on-time completion of routine equipment service events.
  • Establish and manage service providers and vendor contracts related to equipment maintenance, calibration, and repair.
  • Maintain pertinent documentation and equipment files, including drawings, O&M manuals, equipment logbooks and service records in accordance with GMP record keeping practices.
  • Facilitate shipment of equipment serviced off-site.
  • Identify and communicate deviations from established procedures.
  • Respond to notifications of malfunctioning equipment, participating in investigation to diagnose cause, coordinate repairs by Fred Hutch Engineering or other service provider, as necessary.
  • Facilitate verification of restored performance following equipment repairs, to ensure equipment is suitable to return to service.
  • Support development of equipment specifications (user requirements) for new equipment, participate in equipment selection, procurement, installation, etc.
  • Facilitate commissioning and qualification of new equipment.
  • Author equipment validation protocols and reports. Assist in execution of validation protocols. Investigate and document validation deviations.
  • Support development of operation and maintenance Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for new equipment.
  • Assist manufacturing staff with troubleshooting and/or continuous improvement of equipment operations.
  • Provide additional support for GMP equipment life cycle, as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in a Biological Science or Engineering, or relevant experience in biologics manufacturing and/or cellular therapeutics processing.
  • Experience working in a regulated (GxP) environment, including a thorough understanding of GMP record keeping and documentation practices.
  • Experience creating and revising SOPs.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to work efficiently, with strong attention to detail in a regulated environment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in a diverse team environment in support of team goals. 
  • Must demonstrate solid time management and organizational skills, with good verbal and written communication. 
  • Must be able to wear appropriate clean room attire and have the ability to wear surgical masks and all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 
  • Meets physical requirements of the job, as follows:  must have the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, the ability to bend, reach, stretch, climb ladders and work in tight spaces in order to complete job tasks.
  • Experience with basic Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Visio, etc.)

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working as a customer service provider.
  • Experience working in cellular therapeutics and/or biologics manufacturing environment.
  • Experience creating equipment SOPs for GMP clinical process equipment, and other GMP documents (reports, user requirements, etc.)
  • Experience in developing and authoring equipment validation protocols and reports
  • Experience in assisting with facilitation of facility start-up and shut down activities
  • Strong administrative and logistics skills required to track a large variety and volume of tasks simultaneously.

Gift Shop Sales Associate

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14420

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 Sales Associate is responsible for providing sales assistance to customers, assisting with merchandising, stocking, and receiving inventory and performing oncology related sales and consultations. This employee will receive and enter inventory into our Point of Sale system, contribute to marketing efforts, open and close store, process sales transactions, direct the work of volunteers and assist customers with sales. This position is located at the SCCA’s oncology retail store, Shine.


Work Schedule: Position is required to work one Saturday per month 11am-3pm. Monday and Friday 10:30am-6pm and Thursdays (if not working Saturday) 10:30am-6pm. 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities

  • Receives inventory into our POS system – tagging, stocking, inventory management and transferring product.
  • Processes sales transactions – assists customers, accepts payment, refunds, and exchanges. Includes opening and closing of store and till reconciliation and deposits into safe.  
  • Create merchandising and product displays, both in-store and at off-site events assisting with marketing goods and services (including contributing to social media marketing efforts).
  • Direct the work of volunteer staff during shifts – assigning projects and ensuring tasks are complete.
  • Assist with fittings as permissible via training and competence – wigs, canes, compression products and assist with customer/patient files as requested.
  • Contribute to department performance improvement efforts.

Qualifications

Required:

  • High School graduate or GED
  • Minimum of three years of retail sales experience
  • Proficiency using a cash register/point of sale system
  • Ability to enter data accurately
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service both in person and via telephone communications

 

Preferred:

  • BA/BS in related field of study
  • Quickbooks Point of Sale experience
  • Experience in fitting compression garments and wigs

HDC Scientific Liaison

FH Hutch Data Commonwealth
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13985

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.

 

The Hutch Data Commonwealth (HDC) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (the Hutch) drives the development of data-intensive research capabilities and infrastructure across Fred Hutch through software and data engineering, training, and strategic partnering.


We are seeking a charismatic individual with a background in bioinformatics or computational biology research to facilitate data-intensive partnerships and identify collaboration opportunities within the Hutch and with broader scientific community. A strong candidate will have knowledge of high-throughput experimental methodologies, large genomic datasets, and computational analysis to successfully describe key concepts across both technical and non-technical collaborators.The Scientific Liaison will enable high-quality science through their ability to match research needs with skill sets and personalities of potential collaborators, which may include but are not limited to: Hutch faculty, external researchers, undergraduate student interns, graduate student and postdoctoral researchers, capstone project students, and industry fellows.


The ideal candidate will be comfortable communicating across a wide range of backgrounds and levels of expertise, and will maintain strong relationships with the Hutch researcher community to better support their needs. They will be in continuous contact with researchers to fully understand their challenges and help identify partnership opportunities. This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills and a deep understanding of the research process and culture.


This role will report to the Director of Alliances and Data Strategy. The Scientific Liaison will provide input into the types and nature of institutional partnerships that would be most useful, and identify opportunities for wider impact through more intensive engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Understand key aims, concepts, and methods of Fred Hutch’s research portfolio. 
  • Be able to converse with researchers about their work, methods, and approaches.
  • Have familiarity with commonly used approaches and methods related to data-intensive research in the biomedical space.
  • Develop in-depth familiarity with researchers. Make connections between researcher needs and research outcomes and opportunities.
  • Facilitate translation of collaborator requests into practical steps, and determine whether and how they are achievable.
  • Make recommendations regarding the allocation of people, time, financial, and intellectual resources; track resource use and needs across projects.
  • Manage, maintain, and grow an engaged network of internal and external research collaborators.
  • Help with creation of job descriptions and recruiting materials related to research partnerships. 
  • Monitor collaborator satisfaction and assess their needs. 
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and management activities of the Alliances and Data Strategy team.
  • Facilitate sharing of knowledge and best practices in data science among researchers and others at the Hutch.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • PhD in biomedical sciences, computational biology, bioinformatics, or other discipline related to data-intensive research; or equivalent experience 
  • Competency in data science skills, approaches, and languages like R and/or Python, SQL, machine learning, and version control
  • An empathetic mindset with a deep understanding of research processes, challenges, opportunities to facilitate relationship building and trust.
  • Strong oral communication skills to convey and explain information effectively and across varying audiences
  • Strong organization and project management skills. Self-motivated and driven to make a difference.
  • Strong interest in open science and data sharing.
  • Experience in or willingness to learn product development concepts, practices, and processes.
  • Intellectually curious and adept at rapidly comprehending the general goals of cutting-edge biological research and the nuances of how data science intersects with these objectives.
  • Committed to working with diverse teams.
  • Desirable: Experience working in communication and/or outreach to researchers. 
  • Desirable: Familiarity with data formats and markup languages (e.g. XML, JSON, Markdown); common data storage mediums (e.g. SQL, Excel, Access); distributed computing; big data platforms (e.g., Hadoop, Spark); and containers (e.g, Docker)

HIM Specialist - Temporary Full-Time

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Health Information Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14541

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.

 

This is a long-term (6 month) temporary position.

Responsibilities

  • Performs all aspects of chart maintenance
  • Performs all facets of scanning into the EHR (Cerner). EPIC in future state.
  • Monitors HIM scanning inbox
  • Performs release of information for patient continuity of care
  • Retrieves records from outside facilities as needed for patient care
  • Assists with clinic scanning runs
  • Possesses ability to troubleshoot documents and issues continuously
  • Ensures medical records are delivered in a timely manner to various departments for clinic appointments
  • Exhibits sense of urgency in all tasks performed
  • Multitasks and possesses flexible attitude with collegiality evident throughout shift
  • Pays attention to detail and possesses ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the daily use of HIM applications and tools
  • Other duties as reasonably assigned by leadership
  • Ability to assist with holiday coverage of 1-2 times per year possible
  • Ability to view processes and improvements through the eye of LEAN and continuous performance improvement mindset

Qualifications

  • RHIT/RHIA or minimum 2-year college degree strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of health information systems, medical terminology, computer software and database fundamentals required
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment based upon departmental policies and procedures required
  • At least 1 year experience in healthcare environment required
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented with ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously required
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer data entry skills required
  • Ability to interact with many types of internal and external customers in a flexible, accommodating manner required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well (in both verbal and written formats) with patients, staff, and providers required
  • Ability to handle large volumes of paper charts and loose paper of all kinds required
  • Other physical demands may include, but are not limited to: sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying

HIV Outreach Specialist (part-time)

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13186

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.


The Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit is seeking a committed, energetic person to join our community outreach team. 

Responsibilities

The Recruiter’s primary responsibilities will be to recruit participants for our groundbreaking HIV vaccine studies.  Recruitment will occur in local venues that may include street locations, community events, community based organizations, public clinics as well as bars, dance clubs, and sex clubs.  Recruitment efforts will target diverse populations according to the demands of the current studies.  Work will include some administrative duties.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidates for the position must be willing to learn a variety of skills related to recruiting, counseling and providing HIV/STD health education, and details about our research studies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with gay community venues preferred
  • Previous experience recruiting for clinical trials
  • Previous experience working with men who have sex with men (MSM)
     

Flexible schedule will include weekday, nights and weekends on a “as needed” basis.  Knowledge of and sensitivity to youth, racial, ethnic, cultural, and sexual diversity is essential.

HR Business Analyst

FH Administration Division
Category: Project Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14474

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.

 

In partnership with the IT PMO, the Human Resources department is looking for a temporary Business Analyst resource to join the core project team responsible for implementing a new Human Capital Management system.  This role will partner with the IT and HR teams to capture business requirements related to HR operational business processes impacted by system changes, develop future statue process maps, guide functional leads to identify potential areas for process improvement, drive teams toward decisions, and identify processes that will require internal HR training materials.  Additional duties include:

Responsibilities

  • Develop project timelines and monitor milestones to ensure objectives have been met
  • Facilitate functional requirements gathering sessions with clear output, map future state work flows, develop end user documentation (Job Aides, training materials, etc.)
  • Work with subject matter experts to support and drive overall future state process design decisions and develop process maps
  • Utilize multiple problem solving methods to identify and solution gaps from a functional perspective
  • Coordinate the development of internal training materials for implementation of a new Human Capital Management system
  • Escalating pain points and decisions that may require additional review/approval by appropriate leadership decision makers
  • Support functional leads in identifying process improvement opportunities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, business management, finance or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4-6 years related to business requirements development and documentation. Preferred experience in HR, Research, IT environment
  • Highly proficient with MS Office suite, including SharePoint, Word, Excel and process mapping tools including Visio, Blueworks Live, etc.
  • Preferred experience and/or working knowledge of Workday Human Capital Management software
  • Proven ability to identify and implement process improvements
  • Excellent problem-solving, information gathering, and analysis skills
  • Very detail oriented and work with a high degree of accuracy

Heme Oncology Outreach Liaison

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Communications and Marketing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14583

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.


Under the oversight of the Strategy Division, the Strategic Outreach and Affiliate Network Office oversees an array of responsibilities in the service of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s goal of improving cancer care, regionally and beyond. We strive to further the reach of the SCCA’s expertise and knowledge by developing new relationships through local, regional and international events and conferences as well as maintain and cultivate deeper relationships with our existing partners. As the external ambassadors of the organization we manage a diverse body of work including overseeing the Affiliate Network Program, managing the physician targeted outreach for the organization as well as community outreach for our Community Practice cancer centers in the area.


The outreach liaison role is responsible for the analysis, strategy, development and implementation of outreach plans targeting potential referral sources to successfully bolster referrals. This position requires a dynamic person who can work alongside an experienced cohort of outreach liaisons to translate business goals into outreach tactics, positioning SCCA as the trusted partner in oncology for the region.


As a member of the SCCA Strategic Outreach team, this role will support projects from design through completion aimed to drive growth for SCCA’s Hematologic (HHM), Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Immunotherapy (IMTX) programs. This role will partner closely with onsite operations leaders, SCCA service line managers, intake leaders, and clinical leaders, including Hematologic Malignancy, Immunotherapy and BMT Medical Directors.

Responsibilities

This role will partner with key stakeholders to analyze and develop outreach plans to drive growth for the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) program, Immunotherapy (IMTX) and Hematology-Hematological Malignancies (HHM) program, providing alignment with SCCA-wide outreach and messaging.

 

Grow Data-Driven Oncology Referrals to SCCA:

  • Partner and meet regularly with program leaders through participation on the program teams; develop deep understanding of factors influencing priorities for each program.
  • Participate in service line leadership meetings, analyze data and create reports to be shown regularly at service line meetings as a report to leadership.
  • Develop fluency for disease specific clinical criteria for each program; translate into actionable communications with community providers and their staff, for improved relationships.
  • Design and build outreach dashboards, in partnership with other departments, to measure and track success of outreach efforts. Dashboards will integrate with the SCCA Outreach team, to measure and track success of collective outreach efforts.
  • Under the direction of Strategic Outreach leadership, assist with the creation of a data infrastructure using internal and external tools, partnering with intake office and service line department, while analyzing data from existing sources, such as NMDP, Gateway, EPIC, etc.
  • Assist in analyzing market share and referral pattern data and compile reports. Collaborate with other departments, such as outreach, marketing, and service line, to ensure collected data is used to direct growth initiatives.

Execution of outreach plans:

  • Actively participate in local or regional travel for outreach events. This includes national conferences, in-person meetings, educational conferences, partnering with affiliate network, and developing relationships with referring community practices. (Travel >30%)
  • Strategic digital and print communications, CME events, invitations for providers to visit the centers, community outreach event support, etc. Develop and maintain detailed project schedule including budget and forecasting, for outreach activities.
  • Serve as a member of SCCA’s cohesive strategic outreach team across community practice and geographic expansion, affiliate network and service line, to tell the whole SCCA story
  • Assist with projects including researching and compiling and disseminating information as well as writing and editing content for external audiences.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of progressively complex administrative and project management experience in a healthcare setting – oncology strongly preferred.
  • Four or more years of experience in strategic engagement and marketing in a healthcare setting to include: community outreach/special event planning, marketing, presentation skills, planning, physician liaison work.
  • Knowledge of the local and regional healthcare marketplace and physician dynamics. In-depth knowledge of referring pathways and specialty care service lines, preferably oncology-specific.
  • Intrinsically motivated and able to create innovative ideas to achieve results. Recognizes and seizes opportunities.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to express oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communications required.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively. Takes responsibility and initiative to set and meet the goals, objectives and obligations while representing the mission, visions and values of the organization.
  • Attention to detail required and an ability to use sound personal judgment and trouble shoot issues.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required. Experience with Tableau Data Software and SharePoint preferred.
  • Must have a valid Washington Driver’s license and ability to travel extensively throughout the region.
  • Comfortable presenting to large audiences and interacting with physician leaders.

IV Pharmacy Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14402

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.

 

This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

IV Pharmacy Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13148

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.


This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

IV Pharmacy Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13877

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.

 

This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

IV Pharmacy Technician I - Northwest Hospital -Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13712

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.


This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

Indigenous Liaison Program Manager

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14447

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 Program Manager is responsible for managing key internal and external activities determining program success, such as tracking deliverables, coordinating efforts, and identifying and managing critical program outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the medical directors and other team members to develop overall program strategy, milestones and annual goals
  • Partner with medical directors and other team members to determine program success and timing for strategic decision-making reviews throughout the program
  • Work with medical directors and other team members to identify and proactively drive program deliverables and proactively manage program scope
  • Develop and track detailed program plans including schedules, cost estimates, resource and communication plans
  • Help to develop and maintain high-performing teams
  • Work closely with resource team leaders to ensure appropriate allocation of resources to the program.
  • Coordinate and contribute to the development of donor reports, along with partnering with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Development Office
  • Lead other staff team members including community health worker and patient navigator
  • Contribute to the improvement of program management systems and tools
  • Serve as a resource for questions related to program development and management processes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably a master’s degree in public health or health services
  • Experience on project or program management, especially on community outreach, health education and/or tobacco cessation. Specifically, experience with American Indian/Alaskan Native community outreach would be a strength for this position.
  • Extensive knowledge implementing and using project management systems and project reporting
  • Ability to work effectively on fast-paced, complex projects
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with SharePoint desired
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster team work
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Intern, Administration- Science Education

FH Administration Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14484

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.

 

The Science Education Partnership (SEP) is a program for Washington state science teachers sponsored by Fred Hutch. Since its inception in 1991, 550 science teachers from across Washington state have participated, and use our resources with over 15,000 students annually. Through professional development workshops and a science mentor program, teachers learn molecular biology techniques and also have the opportunity to participate in an introductory laboratory research experience. A large component of our work is SEP's Kit Loan Program, in which, teachers partnered with SEP can borrow biotechnology supplies and equipment (kits) to use in their classroom. We provide over 70 kits on 18 different topics, including gel electrophoresis and bacterial transformation. The SEP Intern would help support the Kit Loan Program by preparing kits and assisting with tracking kit usage, thereby learning valuable skills to pursue a career in science education or science laboratory research.

 

 

Responsibilities

The SEP Intern will help in kit preparation by assisting in the following:

  • Unpacking and inventorying items in returned kits
  • Refurbishing kits and equipment
  • Repacking kits for use in classroom
  • Preparing reagents and maintain backup stocks
  • Performing occasional quality control tests
  • Performing data entry in FileMaker database as needed

Qualifications

  • Associates or BA/BS degree in the life sciences or a degree in education with an emphasis in the life sciences required
  • College-level Biology coursework required, preferably with lab experience
  • A cover letter with a statement of interest is required for this position
  • Organized, able to follow directions, punctual, and reliable
  • Strong time management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to lift 40-50 pounds
  • Must be interested in science and science education

 Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Intern, Research (Seattle Central College/MESA program applicants only)

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14590

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.


The Boeckh lab is seeking an undergraduate intern to learn about operations of the Infectious Disease Sciences Biospecimen Repository, a valuable resource that includes more than 300,000 biospecimens spread across 20+ freezers that have been collected over a 40-year period.


The successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of a team to process and add new research samples, maintain and improve organization within the repository and respond to investigator requests. With interest and experience in our lab, the individual may assist with additional opportunities in research. This position offers exposure to faculty and staff across a broad range of careers in clinical and laboratory research and is an excellent opportunity for anyone considering a future in clinical or lab-based research or medicine.

 

Ideal candidates will be available for 10-12 hours per week for an internship that will last 6 months. This position is open only to members of the MESA program at Seattle Central College. Preference will be given to LSAMP eligible applicants. The internship will go for 6 months from Jan – June 2020.

Responsibilities

  • Accurate data management as they help review, improve and maintain inventories of biospecimen collections.
  • Biosafety to ensure protection of worker and samples.
  • Specimen handling (including aseptic technique and proper pipetting) according to a variety of protocols as they process specimens and accession them into the repository, as well as thaw and aliquot samples to fulfill requests.
  • Use of laboratory equipment and proper storage of samples of different types.
  • Project management and prioritization of tasks as they locate and retrieve specimens in response to investigator requests.
  • Developing and answering research questions and they interact with investigators to learn about their research projects.
  • Ethics and policies required to protect subject privacy and autonomy in clinical research.

Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED, with an interest in laboratory or clinical research and healthcare
  • Candidates must be enrolled at Seattle Central College and will have completed at least one year of coursework, including basic biology and chemistry
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential
  • The ideal candidate will by highly motivated and derive satisfaction from creating order out of disorder.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and Access) and effective verbal and written communication skills are also desired

This position is open only to members of the MESA program at Seattle Central College

Lab Aide (Work Study)

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14486

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.


The Taylor lab, within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, is recruiting a as Work Study Lab Aid I to perform general lab duties, including mouse colony maintenance, cell culture, and assisting others in the lab with experiments. Candidate must be willing to work with/handle murine, as well as human tissues under carefully controlled conditions.

 

Off-Campus Work Study authorization is required for this position. All students must provide a Financial Aid Award Letter or an Authorization to work off-campus to verify their eligibility if selected for this position.

Responsibilities

The Taylor Laboratory is recruiting a work-study student to assist with basic laboratory maintenance. This may include:

  • Provide basic support to the laboratory
  • Assist with murine colony
  • Assist with genotyping/PCR
  • Stock lab products
  • Autoclave and remove biohazard trash
  • Prepare reagents
  • Perform general lab maintenance/upkeep
  • Assist with set-up of experiments and work with biohazardous materials, HIV and HSV
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Off-Campus Work Study authorization is required for this position. All students must provide a Financial Aid Award Letter or an Authorization to work off-campus to verify their eligibility if selected for this position.

  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Currently enrolled in college
  • No previous experience is necessary
  • Knowledge of computer usage (especially use of spreadsheets and databases) is highly desirable
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential

Lab Aide (Work Study)

FH Basic Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14510

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.

 

Off-Campus Work Study authorization is required for this position. All students must provide a Financial Aid Award Letter or an Authorization to work off-campus to verify their eligibility if selected for this position.

Responsibilities

This position is in a laboratory that uses in vivo and in vitro models to investigate the relationship between the immune system and the microbiota. The lab specifically focuses on the interaction between anti-commensal antibodies and its role in the protection and regulation of the naïve neonatal microbiome.

 

The individual in this position will be involved in projects exploring the specific mechanisms in which antibodies function in the context of the microbiome. Additionally, isolating microbes that play larger roles in models with dysregulated immune systems. They will also be responsible for general laboratory duties, such as preparation of lab stock solutions, lab maintenance, autoclaving, and/or emptying biohazard waste. Major duties include:

  • Handling and working with Mus musculus
  • Genotyping different strains of Mus musculus with varying dysregulated immune phenotypes
  • Conduct varying assays such as ELISA, gel electrophoresis, PCR
  • Stock lab supplies, prepare reagents, autoclave and/or empty biohazard waste
  • Follow safety/biohazard precautions and procedures

Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or GED and enrollment in a university-level science degree program (e.g. biology, immunology, chemistry, or biochemistry) are required.
  • Previous or current coursework in biology and/or chemistry and past laboratory experience are preferred
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques is highly desirable but not a requirement
  • Demonstrated accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to learn new skills quickly is essential
  • Off-Campus Work Study authorization is required for this position. All students must provide a Financial Aid Award Letter or an Authorization to work off-campus to verify their eligibility if selected for this position.

Lab Aide (Work Study)

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14242

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.

Responsibilities

The Lund Laboratory is recruiting a work-study student to assist with basic laboratory maintenance. This may include:

  • Provide basic support to the laboratory
  • Assist with murine colony
  • Assist with genotyping/PCR
  • Stock lab products
  • Autoclave and remove biohazard trash
  • Prepare reagents
  • Perform general lab maintenance/upkeep
  • Assist with set-up of experiments and work with biohazardous materials, HIV and HSV
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Off-Campus Work Study authorization is required for this position. All students must provide a Financial Aid Award Letter or an Authorization to work off-campus to verify their eligibility if selected for this position.

 

  • A high school diploma or GED is required.
  • Currently enrolled in college.
  • No previous experience is necessary.
  • Knowledge of computer usage (especially use of spreadsheets and databases) is highly desirable.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential.

Lab Aide (Work Study), Augmented Reality

FH Basic Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14569

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.

 

The Brent Lab is part of the Basic Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Work in this Division spans a wide range of basic research projects, and the Division is an exceptionally active and interactive scientific environment that offers high quality scientific education to students immersed in its activities.

 

Ideal candidates will be available for 19 hours per week and be eligible for state or federal work study. Schedule can vary depending on class or other work schedule.

Responsibilities

The Brent lab is seeking a work study student from Bio-Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field, to help develop UI/UX and content for Augmented Reality (AR) guidance in lab procedures.  The lab aide will contribute to a larger project to use AR to aid biomedical research and design.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Currently enrolled as undergraduate or graduate student in a four-year university pursuing a degree Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields.
  • Have current work-study eligibility.
  • Flexibility and able to work independently without supervision.

Preferred:

  • Literacy in command line Ubuntu Linux and other Linux, literate in or able to learn Windows 10, familiar with image editing, and familiar with JSON.
  • The incumbent ideally should possess the skills on how to read and write scientific protocols that can be implemented into various AR programs.
  • Clean design sense and familiarity with Unity 3D.
  • Computer skills using programs such as PYTHON or MATLAB.

Lab Aide, Cell Biology

FH Basic Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14560

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.

 

The Basic Sciences Division has an opening for a Laboratory Aide to work part-time in a laboratory that uses yeast as a model system to uncover the mechanisms that control accurate chromosome segregation. This is a work-study eligible position.

Responsibilities

Duties include making media and stock solutions as necessary and other related duties such as autoclaving lab supplies, as well as other assigned duties to support the research program.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Completion of a high school degree or equivalent.
  • The hours are flexible, but the incumbent must have time to work 2-3 days/week (Monday-Friday) and between 8:00AM-7:00PM.
  • Candidates should be organized and work well with others.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience in a laboratory is preferred but not necessary.
  • Although this is not a research position, applicants should have basic scientific skills and preferably be majoring in biology or chemistry.

 

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in this position, as well as contact information for at least two references.

Lab Data Coordinator

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14212

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.

 

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Lab Data Coordinator. The Lab Data Coordinator (LDC) monitors the collection and processing of and performs routine data entry and quality control of laboratory specimen and assay data pipelines at the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP). The LDC will work within a network/study/research protocol team to support the policies and goals of each project assigned study or project. She/He will develop and maintain successful working relationships with protocol their teams and specific research sites to ensure and maintain data integrity and quality.

Responsibilities

The Lab Data Coordinator will be part of a team of data coordinators and data managers who work closely with programmers to oversee all SCHARP laboratory data pipelines. The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Lab Data Management leadership and the mentorship of the Sr. Lab Data Coordinators and lab data managers. She/he will refer all non-routine decisions for the management of data to study/protocol leads and/or departmental leadership.

 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Attend study team meetings and conference calls and with guidance, serve as a LDM representative.
  • Serve as a liaison between SCHARP study teams and external collaborators to establish and monitor specimen data pipelines and assay data from clinical trials and associated specimen repositories.
  • Oversee and distribute standardized specimen data discrepancy reports.
  • Work with external labs, SCHARP lab programmers and clinical data managers to investigate and resolve data discrepancies and troubleshoot issues as needed.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and collaborate to develop and implement solutions.
  • Work with SCHARP lab data managers, specialists and programmers to develop specifications / requirements for lab data management processing and quality control systems
  • Act as a liaison between the SCHARP lab data management unit and clinical research sites or external labs; and with supervision represent LDM on SCHARP study teams and in internal and external meetings.
  • Help maintain lab, assay and specimen metadata.
  • Respond to and resolves quality control queries from labs.
  • Provide operational support to labs for tools that SCHARP maintains and operates, including Atlas and custom SCHARP tools.
  • With supervision, develop Data Transfer Plans (DTPs) and other documentation associated with specimen and assay data transfers.
  • Escalate issues to the Lab Data Management leadership as needed.
  • Adhere to quality assurance procedures, standard operating procedures, and work practice guidelines and support documentation of these efforts.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of clinical or lab data management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities
  • Must be flexible, work well in a team environment, and be capable of meeting tight deadlines
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented, with excellent oral and written communication skills

Laboratory Director, Pharmacokinetics, Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 11240

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.

 

About the department

The Pharmacokinetics Laboratory at SCCA is specialized in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) for patients diagnosed with various blood disorders. The laboratory provides its expertise and support to many providers who seek to improve their patient’s transplant outcomes. Providing clinical services for more than 15 years, it is one of the most highly regarded laboratories in the medical community and has clients across USA and Canada.

Responsibilities

The main responsibilities are described below:

  1. Be accessible to the laboratory staff during normal operating hours as scheduled to provide onsite, telephone, and/or electronic consultation to laboratory staff and clients for busulfan therapeutic drug monitoring.
  2. Review busulfan pharmacokinetics data and dose recommendations. Be available for consultation to laboratory clients on matters relating to the quality of the test results and their interpretation concerning specific patient populations.
  3. Work with Laboratory Manager and Director in monitoring quality control to ensure high quality, accurate results.
  4. Work with SCCA/UW Pharmacy and other back-up resources to be scheduled for PK data review, dose recommendations, and consultation.

Qualifications

  • PharmD, PhD, or MD with at least one year of clinically applicable pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics experience is required
  • Must be licensed in the State of Washington and have appropriate board certification
  • Previous oncology, pharmacology, pharmacogenetics and/or pharmacokinetics experience is required.
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Strong math and computer skills, including ability to create and interpret data
  • Multi-task oriented—ability to prioritize and drive multiple initiatives
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to implement directions provided by management

Lead Data Standards Analyst

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13820

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. The Center’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division (VIDD) works to eliminate or minimize the impact of globally significant infectious diseases. Within VIDD is the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP), which provides statistical support and data management to researchers worldwide in the fight against HIV/AIDS with active studies in the U.S., Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Careers Start Here.

 

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking is seeking a Lead Data Standards Analst. Under minimal supervision, the Lead Data Standards Analyst oversees the coordination and management of clinical data standards and production of standard datasets within SCHARP. The incumbent provides subject matter expertise in CDISC data standards, leads coordination efforts with SCHARP staff and network partners to standardize the collection and tabulation of clinical trials data, chairs the Data Standards Committee to govern CRF alignment with CDASH and change control for SCHARP SDTM and ADaM specifications, trains others in CDISC standards and SCHARP dataset configurations, reviews and approves draft SDTM and ADaM metadata and conversion specifications prior to implementation, configures data transformations to provision SCHARP SDTM data tables from CRF and other data pipelines to SCHARP Programmers and Statistical Research Associates via a clinical data warehouse, and may supervise Data Standards Analysts in support of above described activities.


Core to the role is a deep understanding of data standards and data transformations, the ability to communicate effectively, work collaboratively with colleagues and be responsive to the needs of both internal and external customers within an environment of mutual cooperation and respect.

Responsibilities

  • The Lead Data Standards Analyst ensures that SCHARP studies produce high-quality CDISC datasets aligned with SCHARP standards and compliant with the latest published electronic regulatory submissions standards including:
    • CDISC Clinical Data Acquisition Standards Harmonization (CDASH), Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM), Analysis Data Model (ADaM), and Define-XML.
    • Controlled Terminology (CT) published by CDISC and NCI, as well as SCHARP-defined terminology
    • Electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD), Study Data Standards Documents, and other electronic submissions guidance issued by drug and medical device governing authorities.
  • As Chair of the Data Standards Committee, governs the process for maintaining organizational data standards for clinical data collection, management, and reporting.
  • Reviews and approves the draft of SDTM and ADaM metadata and conversion specifications prior to the implementation of these specifications in the clinical data warehouse.
  • Configures data transformations to provision SCHARP SDTM data tables from CRF and other data pipelines to SCHARP Programmers and Statistical Research Associates via a clinical data warehouse.
  • Provides oversight to the SCHARP SDTM and ADaM data specifications – the operating clinical data models used for reporting and deriving clinical datasets and analysis datasets, respectively.
  • Stays informed of updates to CDISC data specifications; incorporates new versions of SDTM into SCHARP SDTM and advises to others in SCHARP on CDASH and ADaM.
  • Works with study teams to lead the definition and documentation of per study SDTM metadata and conversion specifications and ensures alignment with organizational data standards.
  • Provides study teams with insight to the SCHARP ADaM data specifications.
  • Defines and documents per study clinical data transformations to SDTM+- from data collection formats such as CDASH.
  • Implements clinical data transformations of source data to SCHARP SDTM using database ETL tools. Specifies complex transformations and consults with Programmers, as needed, to implement.
  • Reviews and validates derived SCHARP SDTM and ADaM datasets using Pinnacle 21 to ensure compliance with published specifications and industry and regulatory requirements.
  • Works with IT to identify and recommend enhancements to the database ETL toolset.
  • Coordinates and may provide internal CDISC training to SCHARP and our partners as appropriate.
  • Provides supervision and leadership by training and mentoring others involved with CDISC standards, SCHARP dataset configurations, and regulatory and/or sponsor specific data requirements.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library Sciences, Informatics, Information Systems, Computer Science or other relative discipline
  • Five years of industry experience developing and implementing CDISC data standards
  • Working knowledge of CDASH, SDTM and ADaM
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work well in multi-faceted teams
  • Experience working with data documentation formats such as CSV, JSON, and XML
  • Expertise using Microsoft Excel


Preferred qualifications

  • Experience building transformation pipelines using modern ETL tools such as IBM InfoSphere DataStage, Pentaho/Kettle, SQL Server Integration Services, or other
  • Experience supervising or mentoring others
  • Experience programming with a modern procedural, declarative, or statistical programming language such as SAS, Perl, Python, Shell or SQL
  • Experience working in an environment governed by Good Clinical Practices, Good Clinical Data Management Practices, or other FDA guidelines
  • Experience with Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems

Lead Site Reliability Engineer

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14389

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.


As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and managing cloud server infrastructure and networks, monitoring and improving system performance, building and maintaining CI/CD systems that facilitate build automation and automated testing, and help formulate and implement security policies. You will work with operations, support and engineering teams to ensure the automation platform is capable of serving current and future needs. You will document and drive best-practices across the team.


The ideal candidate is proficient in coding, thinks in terms of architecture and test automation, and has substantive experience writing code running within a changing environment where servers and databases are interchangeable and impermanent. Candidates should have the ability to take existing application and refactor, redesign with modern solutions (such as containizing existing monolithic applications). Have a strong desire to pursue the principles of infrastructure as code, holistic infrastructure design, immutable infrastructure, and orchestration and automation whenever possible.

Responsibilities

  • Develop automations to manage the infrastructure.
  • Research/analyze data processing functions, methods and procedures.
  • Monitor production systems for expected performance.
  • Perform root cause analysis on production issues and determine action items for prevention and resolution.
  • Participate in architectural decisions about the next iterations of our cloud environments.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with AWS (ECS/Fargate is required)
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure tools (CloudFormation or Terraform)
  • Strong knowledge with one or more configuration management tools (Ansible is preferred)
  • Experience with Docker
  • Strong knowledge with one or more build automation tool (Gitlab is preferred)
  • Experience with application and systems monitoring services and logging solutions (Splunk and Datadog are preferred)
  • Linux systems support in a 24x7 production environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities
  • 3-5 years of experience in enterprise level IT projects Cloud based technologies (PaaS, IaaS, Cloud Infrastructure Services)

Lead Software Development Engineer

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13241

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.

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Lead Software Developer with professional experience to add to our development team.

Responsibilities

  • Lead development teams and facilitate design decisions 
  • Create and maintain technical specifications and architecture documents 
  • Implement and maintain systems within a validated software development lifecycle 
  • Participate in agile requirements gathering, design and tasking 
  • Provide operational support for existing systems 
  • Work on a project team with customers, business analysts, project management and testers 
  • Work on a development team creating and following standards that help with cross training and reducing system maintenance tails 

Qualifications

Minimum: 

  • 5+ years professional experience in software development 
  • Expertise with modern OOP programming paradigms / languages 
  • Experience with relational data modeling: conceptual and physical 
  • Defining and writing automated unit and functional tests 
  • Detail oriented including the following: 
    • Ability to understand a system of complex interactions
    • Capable of deep troubleshooting and discovering root causes of problems
    • Writes unit tests with the same care as product code
    • Has well-commented code 

  

Preferred: 

  • Java full stack web application development experience, both front-end and back-end 
  • Agile development 
  • UNIX systems 
  • PostgreSQL 
  • Javascript, Selenium 
  • Play Framework 
  • Microservice architecture 
  • Docker, Kubernetes, AWS 
  • Functional programming
  • Working in a regulated environment such as 21 CFR Part 11, Sarbanes-Oxley or HIPPA 

 

Culture: 

  • Work in an organization that strives to make the world a better place.  
  • Work with developers who enjoy crafting quality code and robust performant systems.  
  • Work in vibrant South Lake Union Seattle.  
  • Strong commitment from management to a 40 hour work week.  
  • Benefits include paid vacation, holidays, sick time, medical, dental and vision benefits as well as 403 (b) retirement plan. 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14543

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES
 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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.

Responsibilities

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

 

  • Performs limited assessment of patients
  • Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team                                                                                      
  • Additionally, a LPN may:
    • Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Be a team member in the Code Response Team.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides the eligibility to attain certification and/or licensure
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge

 

Preferred:

  • 1+ year of LPN Practice in an oncology and/or ambulatory setting
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - 1.0 FTE - Specimen Collection

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14509

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 Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

Responsibilities

  • Performs limited assessment of patients
  • Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team
  • Additionally, a LPN may:
    • Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Be a team member in the Code Response Team.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides the eligibility to attain certification and/or licensure
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge


Preferred:

  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens
  • One year or greater of LPN practice in an oncology and/or ambulatory setting
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14410

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 Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

Responsibilities

 

  • Performs limited assessment of patients
  • Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team
  • Additionally, a LPN may:
    • Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Be a team member in the Code Response Team

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides the eligibility to attain certification and/or licensure
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge


Preferred:

  • One year or greater of LPN practice in an oncology and/or ambulatory setting
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14395

Overview

Click HERE to apply for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions under the supervision and guidance of the clinical nurse, nursing supervisor, or physician and participates in the multi-disciplinary process of providing care and treatment to patients and provides clinical support and technical assistance to the professional medical and other staff.


The LPN is responsible for functioning within the scope of practice dictated by the authority of Washington State Department of Health and functions in an interdependent role to deliver care as directed and assists in the revision of care plan in collaboration with the registered nurse. The LPN functions in a dependent role when executing a medical regimen under the directions and supervision of an advanced nurse practitioner, licensed physician, and/or physician assistant. An LPN may not accept delegation of acts not within their scope of practice. Individual must be able to manage demanding workload with accuracy. Position requires excellent customer service skills with patients, and their families, other staff, physicians, vendors, and the public.

Responsibilities

Click HERE to apply for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Assists with consultations and follow-up visits, including putting patients in rooms, interviewing patients, recording vital signs including pulse rate, blood pressure, height and weight, and enters information in patient electronic medical record.
  • Performs select clinical tests including, but not limited to; urinalysis, urine bun/creatinine, pregnancy tests, and blood glucose monitoring. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Administers and documents medication under physician’s order and follows the five (5) mediation rights and reduces the potential for medical error.
  • Provides direct patient care to pediatric and adult population
  • Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central venous devices.
  • Assesses patient and family needs and provides ongoing education on radiation therapy, plan of care, symptom management.
  • Assists providers with equipment and procedures.
  • Checks and appropriately knows how to clean head and neck chairs, scope, laryngoscope
  • Adheres to ANA Nursing Scope of Practice
  • Triages patient and family phone calls and reports relevant information to primary nurse, providers. In addition, documents information in Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and HIPAA regulations.

Qualifications

Click HERE to apply for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • One year experience in patient care required
  • Two years of oncology experience preferred
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for professional practice, continues growth and self-evaluation
  • Adhere to employer work practices as described in the Employee Handbook and SPTC policies and procedures
  • Document work processes as required
  • Maintain professional appearance and personal conduct at tall times
  • Effectively cope with typical job stress
  • Perform other duties assigned.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Current State of Washington LPN licensure
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) Required

Licensed Practical Nurse - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14465

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 Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

Responsibilities

  • Performs limited assessment of patients
  • Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team
  • Additionally, a LPN may:
    • Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Be a team member in the Code Response Team

Qualifications

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides the eligibility to attain certification and/or licensure
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge


Preferred:

  • One year or greater of LPN practice in an oncology and/or ambulatory setting
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

Mammography Technologist - Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 9916

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients.

 

Performs screening and diagnostic mammographic procedures on a per diem basis across all clinical sites, including mobile mammography van, in accordance with the American College of Radiology (ACR) guidelines at a technical level not requiring constant supervision; uses independent judgment to accomplish the efficient completion of prescribed procedures utilizing good patient care and proper radiation protection standards; assures correct film and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer.

Responsibilities

·       Performs mammographic procedures across all clinical sites, including the mobile mammography van, according to ACR standards and department procedure manual utilizing correct and adequate anatomic positioning skills; selects correct technical factors that consistently produce high quality mammogram images while considering patient variation and minimizing radiation; demonstrates proficient use of mammographic equipment; applies immobilization devices and/or shielding as required.

·       Performs all mammographic procedures, including ductograms, wire localizations, and stereotactic biopsies, after appropriate orientation and training.

·       Confirms patient identification by verbal confirmation; checks physician order for correct examination and special instructions; consults with radiologist and/or physician when necessary; documents appropriate clinical history; maintains strict patient confidentiality during all interactions between patients and/or physicians.

·       Reviews images for proper positioning, technique, identification and records required data.

·       Performs daily safety, warm-up, and quality control checks for radiographic equipment and film processor, records results into the appropriate log (paper or computer) according to ACR standards.

·       Complies with all ACR / MQSA accreditation standards.

·       Works in collaboration with the film library and other mammography facilities to ensure that the most recent exam is available for comparison; ensures that all "outside" films are received and compared to the current study.

·       Maintains statistics of all abnormal tissue interpretation and needle localization procedures with pathology results; documents findings.

·       Ensures that all images are sent daily to radiologist workstation for interpretation.

·       Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies (including but limited to, JCAHO, ACR, HCFA, FDA, or State); maintains up-to-date records of all requirements available for inspection; responds to accreditation renewals in a timely manner.

·       Participates and ensure compliance with all research protocols; ensures appropriate documentation.

·       Performs visual preventative maintenance checks, records and reports results to appropriate personnel; identifies problems and communicate to immediate supervisor; takes appropriate corrective action when necessary; offers solutions as appropriate.

·       Understands the hospital billing procedures; completes all paper work; demonstrates the ability to utilize the radiology and/or hospital information systems efficiently; performs billing functions; files and retrieves files and all department reports according to policy; performs clerical functions as required.

·       Retrieves and calls reports to physicians or their offices upon request.

·       Maintains professional acumen in all facets of the subsection supervised; expands job-related knowledge and skills to improve performance; participates in professional organizations as required.

·       Utilizes clinical and department communications, telephone, and paging systems appropriately.

·       Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures, administers first aid/CPR as needed.

·       Practices appropriate infection control procedures to prevent cross-contamination to patients and instruments.

·       Attends regularly scheduled department and supervisory meetings and in-service training; participates in PI activities.

·       Adheres to all general, magnet and radiation safety department policies; recognizes safety hazards to staff and/or patients, reports and takes appropriate action immediately in order to maintain a safe working environment including proper body mechanics.

·       Instructs radiology students and new staff according to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety.

·       Demonstrates the ability to perform routine mammogram exams in an efficient manner by completing the scheduled exams within their scheduled time and being able to accommodate add-on exams with a minimal interruption of normal patient flow; coordinates and performs examination scheduling; organizes, plans, and directs activities relating to patients and procedures for designated area; coordinates with other areas.

·       Greets and introduces self to patient; describes nature and time requirements of requested examinations to patient; participates in the teaching of patients, family, and staff as required; demonstrates knowledge of breast self-examination techniques.

·       Restocks supplies and maintains adequate inventory; demonstrates a cost-effective use of supplies and materials.

 

 

Qualifications

All radiologic technologists performing mammography must meet the MQSA-required qualifications in the table below. The ACR also recommends that technologists performing mammography hold the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) post-primary certification in mammography.

 

 

Qualified Before April 28,1999

Qualified After April 28,1999

Initial (required)

 Certified by:

- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or

- American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists, or

• Licensed to perform general radiographic procedures in a state

 

AND

 

• 40 hours of training in mammography

 

 Certified by:

- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or

- American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists, or

• Licensed to perform general radiographic procedures in a state

 

AND

• 40 hours of training in mammography including:

- Training in breast anatomy and physiology, positioning and compression, QA/QC techniques, and imaging of patients with breast implants, and

- 25 mammography examinations under direct supervision of an appropriate MQSA-qualified individual

Initial (required)

AND

·       8 hours of training in using a mammographic modality (e.g., digital), before beginning to use that modality independently

AND

·       Washington State Radiologic Technologist Certification.

            

Continuing Experience

Perform 200 mammographic examinations over a 24-month period

Continuing Education

15 Category A CEU’s in mammography in a 36-month period

Medical Assistant - 0.6 FTE - Blood and Marrow Transplant

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13122

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 Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other r requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers

Qualifications

  • Education enabling obtainment of Medical Assistant Certification
  • Currently is a Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Current Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (obtain within 3 months of hire)
  • Current American Heart Association BLS card
  • Willingness to participate in process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner

Medical Assistant - 1.0 FTE - Blood and Marrow Transplant

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14374

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 Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other r requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers

Qualifications

  • Education enabling obtainment of Medical Assistant Certification
  • Currently is a Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Current Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (obtain within 3 months of hire)
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Willingness to participate in process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner

Medical Assistant - Per Diem - Bone Marrow Transplant

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 9993

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, located in Seattle, Washington, where our campus is based in Seattle's South Lake Union, an emerging biotech center. We are 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.   We are ranked as one of the top ten cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Our care combines powerful science with devoted collaboration, where boundary-pushing discovery and innovation happen in one location.

 

Join us and make a difference!

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Participate as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic.
  • Be responsible for the flow of the patients for the transplant teams.
  • Perform duties described below in a busy, fast paced clinic.
    • ECGs
    • Tunneled Catheter Dressing changes
    • Assist with sterile procedures
    • Flu injections
    • Taking vitals signs in a high acuity patient care setting
    • Turning over rooms per protocol for various type of isolation
  • The Medical Assistant functions under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor and or designee.
  • Maintains the transplant clinic so that it is always ready operationally to provide our patients with the highest standard of care.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Active certification as a Medical Assistant through the state of Washington Department of Health and familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice.
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA).
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider card.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively 

Preferred:

  • 2 years previously working as a Medical Assistant preferred

 

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Medical Assistant/Surgical Technician -Per Diem Procedure Suite

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 11832

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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 Procedure Suite/Interventional Radiology Surgical Technologist (ST) assists in the delivery of patient care and procedure suite activities under the direction of a physician and/or direction/supervision of a registered nurse (RN). Functions within the boundaries of the roles and responsibilities of the ST position.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and performs as a surgical technologist, including the collection of equipment, instruments and supplies necessary for procedures. Assists with equipment preparation to create the sterile field and maintain sterile techniques during procedures.
  • Continually observes closely and anticipates any special problems, equipment or supply needs during the procedure.
  • Prepares patients for procedures. Assists in transport of patients as assigned.
  • Assists in positioning of patients, including draping during procedures. Passes instruments and other sterile supplies to procedurist.
  • Continually observes closely and anticipates any special problems, equipment and/or supply needs throughout the procedure.
  • Count and document supplies used during procedures.
  • Continually works in a neat, organized, safe and efficient manner.  Demonstrates good organizational skills.
  • Assist in preparing, handling and disposal of specimens sent for laboratory testing.
  • May assist in applying dressings following procedure.
  • Assists in cleaning and restocking.  Notifies facilities/engineering if cleaning equipment requires repair.
  • Participates in maintaining a safe environment, utilizing the principles of aseptic technique.  Assists with the cleaning of the procedural areas.

Communication and Customer Service:

  • Acts as a courteous, polite representative of the Procedure Suite.
  • Creates a safe and comfortable environment by demonstrating caring behavior and conveying confidence.

  • Promotes  and maintains effective communication as evidenced  by:
    • Demonstrates respect for the ideas, opinions, and feelings of others.
    • Seeking help with problem-solving, as needed.
    • Giving and receiving appropriate feedback
    • Being aware of and assuming responsibility for the effect of his/her own behavior and communications with others.
    • Handling confidential information appropriately.
    • Providing clear and relevant information to the appropriate person.

Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient chargeable billing slips for each patient.
  • Ensures that equipment and supplies are charged appropriately.
  • Identifies and communicates opportunities for improvement in the efficient delivery of patient care.

Role Development:

  • Establishes annual goals for personal growth and development with the supervisor.
  • Takes initiative and responsibility for identifying and pursuing continued learning opportunities.
  • Participates in education programs appropriate to the role.

Qualifications

A.  Training, Education and Experience (Required)

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Current Surgical Technologist Registration in Washington State and must be familiar with conduct and standards of practice as outlined by Washington State
  • Completion of an accredited surgical technology program. 
  • BLS certification, Healthcare Provider C, renewal every two year ( if not current, must be obtained within three months of employment)

B.  Education and Experience (Preferred)

  • Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) conferred by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Preferred
  • 1- 2 years’ experience assisting clinical staff in an acute care surgical setting or ambulatory surgery/endoscopy center, OR equivalent education/experience.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities Required To Perform The Job Duties

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in computer skills to support operations.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve. Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare

Monitoring Operations Manager

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14525

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.


The Monitoring Operations Manager will be responsible for providing oversight of the administrative operations of the internal clinical research monitoring program. The incumbent will work under the direction of the CRS Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Assistant Director who manages the Monitoring Program.

Responsibilities

  • Manages daily administrative and operational activities related to the monitoring and auditing of clinical research studies
  • Schedules monitoring activities in accordance with the Institutional Data and Safety Monitoring Plan
  • Develops Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), materials, and tools which may include monitoring documents, study management/data collection instruments, and educational materials.
  • Guides the development of project and departmental procedures
  • May attend monitoring wrap-up meetings
  • Develops, reviews, edits, and revises tools used by the monitoring group
  • Provides ongoing guidance and assistance to study teams
  • Manages Clinical Research Resources Website (CRRW) SharePoint site
  • Produces special and recurring reports used by CRS management
  • Hires, trains, and supervises internal staff and contract clinical research monitors (CRAs) in conjunction with the Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Assistant Director.

Qualifications

Experience and Abilities

  • 5+ years working in a clinical research setting
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Communicating with all levels of a research organization
  • Development of SOPs

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • ACRP or SOCRA certification
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Familiarity with process improvement principles
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Word, SharePoint, Excel, Acrobat, OneDrive

NCI Information Specialist I

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14356

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.

 

The specialist will provide cancer-related and tobacco cessation information to patients, general public and health professionals through telephone, email and live chat channels via the National Cancer Institute’s Contact Center (NCICC).  

 

The available position is for either the 5:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. or 9:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m shifts; however the hours of operation are from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST.  The NCI's Contact Center Information Specialist works under the direction of the Contact Center Manager, Assistant Manager and Supervisors. 

Responsibilities

The specialist may perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Respond to requests for cancer-related and/or tobacco cessation information received by phone, email or Instant Messaging
  • Identify the needs of callers/users through needs assessment and establish good rapport in order to facilitate communication
  • Use NCI and NCI-approved resources and referrals to answer callers’/users’ questions.  Resources are accessed through the NCI's Contact Center intra-net, the NCI’s Cancer.gov website or medical textbooks
  • Interpret and articulate complex concepts in a conversational manner, for callers of diverse backgrounds, cognitive abilities and emotional states
  • Discuss tobacco cessation strategies with people who want to quit using tobacco
  • Conduct computer searches of the NCI’s clinical trials database to provide callers/users with appropriate clinical trial information
  • Actively participate in a variety of continuing education events and programs, which are designed to improve the staff’s skills and cancer knowledge          
  • Conduct and implement research protocols as needed.  May include proactively delivering health messages or implementing motivational interviewing techniques as required by research projects
  • Adhere to strict policies, procedures and quality assurance guidelines
  • Accept regular internal monitoring and feedback of calls and/or review of transcripts of instant messaging and email sessions
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement efforts, which include recording of calls by the national project office
  • Perform other responsibilities as required

Qualifications

  • Cover letter to express interest in the role
  • Bachelor's degree (required)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use effective judgment and sensitivity
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Experience working with a broad range of people
  • Demonstrated success as a team player
  • Highly skilled in navigating complex websites
  • Excellent attendance and dependability
  • Ability to operate within mandated guidelines
  • Ability to accept and integrate feedback to ensure continuous quality
  • This position requires compassion and a strong sense of commitment to learning all aspects of the job.  Successful candidates will attend 6 weeks of extensive training.

NCI Information Specialist I - Bilingual

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14238

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.

 

The specialist will provide cancer-related and tobacco cessation information to patients, general public and health professionals through telephone, email and live chat channels via the National Cancer Institute’s Contact Center (NCICC).  

 

The available position is for either the 5:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. or 9:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m shifts; however the hours of operation are from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST.  The NCI's Contact Center Information Specialist works under the direction of the Contact Center Manager, Assistant Manager and Supervisors. 

Responsibilities

The specialist may perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Respond to requests for cancer-related and/or tobacco cessation information received by phone, email or Instant Messaging
  • Identify the needs of callers/users through needs assessment and establish good rapport in order to facilitate communication
  • Use NCI and NCI-approved resources and referrals to answer callers’/users’ questions.  Resources are accessed through the NCI's Contact Center intra-net, the NCI’s Cancer.gov website or medical textbooks
  • Interpret and articulate complex concepts in a conversational manner, for callers of diverse backgrounds, cognitive abilities and emotional states
  • Discuss tobacco cessation strategies with people who want to quit using tobacco
  • Conduct computer searches of the NCI’s clinical trials database to provide callers/users with appropriate clinical trial information
  • Actively participate in a variety of continuing education events and programs, which are designed to improve the staff’s skills and cancer knowledge          
  • Conduct and implement research protocols as needed.  May include proactively delivering health messages or implementing motivational interviewing techniques as required by research projects
  • Adhere to strict policies, procedures and quality assurance guidelines
  • Accept regular internal monitoring and feedback of calls and/or review of transcripts of instant messaging and email sessions
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement efforts, which include recording of calls by the national project office
  • Perform other responsibilities as required

Qualifications

  • Cover letter to express interest in the role in both English and Spanish (required)
  • Bachelor's degree (required)
  • Bilingual Spanish skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use effective judgment and sensitivity
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Experience working with a broad range of people
  • Demonstrated success as a team player
  • Highly skilled in navigating complex websites
  • Excellent attendance and dependability
  • Ability to operate within mandated guidelines
  • Ability to accept and integrate feedback to ensure continuous quality
  • This position requires compassion and a strong sense of commitment to learning all aspects of the job.  Sucessful candidates will attend 6 weeks of extensive training.

Nuclear Medicine Research Technologist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14596

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 Nuclear Medicine Research Technologist is actively involved in cancer research imaging, assists with trial design, statistical support, and analysis of research from cancer clinical research involving imaging. The incumbent uses independent judgment to accomplish the efficient completion of prescribed procedures utilizing good patient care and proper radiation protection standards. The technologist prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals according to protocol, maintains accounting of active protocols, trains and oversees research protocols across all modalities and works with Imaging department leadership to ensure the best in patient care for research protocols.


This position will perform all nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and PET-CT procedures according to department procedure manual and physician orders.

Responsibilities

  • Performs duties of Nuclear Medicine PET-CT Technologist:
    • 2anages electronic data, processes information (subtraction or other digital manipulation) for interpretation, reviews exam for proper positioning, technique, identification, and records required information
    • Transfer images to PACS and verifies the action. Reviews the case, patient medical history, protocol, and prior images, using clinical judgement to ensure a successful outcome
    • Instructs radiology students and/or new staff according to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety
    • Performs visual maintenance and quality controls checks, records and reports results to appropriate personnel, identifies problems and communicates them to immediate supervisor, takes appropriate corrective action when necessary, and offers solutions as appropriate
    • Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies, linens, and accessories
    • Coordinates and schedules examination
    • Initiates intravenous access for the administration of contrast and/or radio pharmaceutical isotopes; accesses patency; understands emergency procedures in the event of extravasations and/or allergic response
  • Reviews all research protocols to determine if imaging/tumor measurements are part of the trial. Implements and tracks protocols and trains all Imaging SCCA technologists in translational protocols, as needed
  • Assists the onsite physicians in devising and refining new clinical procedures and collaborates with radiologists across all sections to maintain standardization in workflow and protocol development
  • Completes site survey forms. This includes but not limited to type of equipment for each modality being utilized, technologists contact information, on-site digital storage, preference for data transfer, and the imaging protocol specifics
  • Assists in directing imaging support for clinical trials, including research at the SCCA and participates in all related cross-organizational meetings (ex. CTI, HASRC, site initiation visits, etc.)
  • Assists SCCA physicians and research coordinators in trial design, statistical support, and analysis of results from clinical cancer imaging research
  • Maintains database for SCCA research studies. Assists in obtaining phantom data or de-identified scans if required by the study sponsor
  • Coordinates the scheduling of research exams; organizes, plans, and directs activities relating to patients and procedures and coordinates with other areas as needed

Qualifications

Required:

  • M.A. approved Nuclear Medicine Technology program or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Washington State Radiologic Technologist Licensure (Nuclear Medicine)
  • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) registry or NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board) registry
  • ARRT CT certification or will acquire within 12 months of employment
  • Three years of technologist experience and one year of lead/supervisory experience
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both written and oral form
  • Thorough knowledge of Nuclear Medicine and research study design and analysis
  • Works well with team members toward a common purpose; reinforces the efforts and goals of the work group; supports the team's decisions regardless of individual viewpoint
  • Demonstrates good customer relations skills
  • Demonstrates flexibility in schedules and assignments in order to meet the needs of the department
  • Utilizes, maintains, and allocates equipment and supplies in a cost effective manner. Improves productivity through proper time management
  • Seeks feedback from customers and team members in order to identify and improve processes and outcomes
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work volumes or staffing needs (i.e., may include overtime, flexing, rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and call)
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to assess patients' conditions and request assistance when necessary
  • Ability to assist in the movement of patient to and from wheelchairs, carts and radiographic tables


Preferred:

  • Master's degree in Clinical Research
  • CPI experience including: LEAN or Six Sigma
  • A NMTCB (PET) Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

Nurse (RN or LPN) - 1.0 FTE - Specimen Collection

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14502

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 Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

Responsibilities

 

  • Performs limited assessment of patients
  • Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team
    • Additionally, a LPN may:
    • Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Be a team member in the Code Response Team

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides the eligibility to attain certification and/or licensure
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge


Preferred:

  • One year or greater of LPN practice in an oncology and/or ambulatory setting
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

Nurse Manager - Procedure Suite

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14497

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 Nurse Manager is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the services and daily operations of their department/clinics. The manager oversees the administrative functions including day-to-day operations, develop and oversee budget, human resources management, and quality assurance activities for the Procedure Suite and Pulmonary Function Testing departments.


This management position collaborates with medical leaders, peers and colleagues at the SCCA as well as our partner institutions (Fred Hutch, UW Medical Center and Seattle Children's) to assure the provision of high quality, patient and family-centered care in an environment that facilitates the conduct of clinical research. Work situations range from clinical to managerial and require independent decision-making, analysis, policy and program development, problem and issue resolution and leadership skills. This position is responsible for the nursing management of patients being sedated in association with procedures. The nurse provides direct patient care, consults with physicians and other nurses, and sets clinical standards and is involved in education activities. Serves as a member of the clinic emergency response team.

 

This position reports to the Associate Director for Imaging, Procedure Suite and Pulmonary Function.

Responsibilities

  • With medical staff leaders, is responsible for the organizational, management, operational and administrative activities of the clinics
  • Provides for Registered Nurse and assistive personnel supervision at the appropriate depth and scope for the patient/population needs. Functions as a clinical role model for staff nurses by staying current on clinical practice issues.
  • Assures a safe environment for clinical staff to care for patients, including provision of appropriate patient care equipment and assuring compliance with procedures
  • Ensure department is staffed appropriately and supervise staff, including hiring, performance evaluations, ensuring training and development, handling disciplinary action, layoff and termination issues. Provides teaching, coaching and consultation on clinical issues for professional nursing staff.
  • Encourages innovative approaches to patient care in collaboration with clinic management team
  • Support and implements specific customer service, financial goals & objectives and quality initiatives consistent with SCCA’s strategic plan and goals
  • Prepares and monitors the operating budget. Analyzes financial impact of internal changes and implements clinically sound cost-efficiencies
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by analyzing customer complaints, concerns and suggestions and providing appropriate follow-through

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse License
  • Progressively responsible administrative experience for 5 or more years
  • Experience in Same Day Surgery, PACU or Endoscopy
  • Works well with team members toward a common purpose; reinforces the efforts and goals of the work group; supports the team’s decisions regardless of individual viewpoint
  • Demonstrates good customer relations skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proficiency in use of standard office computer software programs, equipment and clinical information systems


Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in healthcare or business or an equivalent in combination of education and experience
  • Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
  • Experience in implementing Lean principles and Continuous Process Improvement Methodology

Nurse Manager, Apheresis

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12771

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

  • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
  • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
  • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
  • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
  • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
  • We are responsible. Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

The Apheresis Nurse Manager is responsible for the organization, development and management of nursing and technical practice within the Apheresis Program. This position manages all administrative and technical activities of the unit, participates in nursing leadership committees and accesses technical, medical and nursing specialists. Provides direction to assure the Apheresis Unit complies with standards of all the accrediting and licensing agencies or other regulatory bodies. The role ensures that Apheresis operations meet all established criteria of safety, quality, efficiency and appropriate patient care.

Responsibilities

Management of Apheresis Unit Specific

  • Provides direction to assure the Apheresis Unit complies with standards established by the hospital, and those of various accrediting and licensing agencies or other regulatory bodies.
  • Identifies and establishes the role, directions and goals of nursing and technical practice with Apheresis.
  • Provides direction to assure the Apheresis Unit complies with standards established by the hospital, and those of various accrediting and licensing agencies or other regulatory bodies.
  • Is responsible for standards of patient/donor care for Apheresis. Is responsible for development and maintenance of Standard Operating Policy Manual.
  • Develops a mechanism to improve and maintain documentation of patient/donor care.
  • Develops and administers Apheresis personnel policies and procedures in conjunction with the institution policies.
  • Establish monitoring mechanisms to ensure that employees adhere to the Integrity at Work Statement of Ethics and Business Conduct as well as SCCA and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Initiates, promotes and participates in research studies.
  • Responsible for insuring that all division equipment and instrumentation is maintained in proper operating condition. Recommends the addition or modification of equipment as necessary.
  • Acts as liaison between Apheresis and other departments, facilities and referring physicians
  • Is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of division records as well as special or recurring reports and analyses.

Fiscal Management

  • Establishes fiscal performance level of the Apheresis Unit, monitors performance against budget, making modifications as necessary to meet division goals and objectives.

Interdisciplinary Teamwork

  • Serves as clinical resource and content expert for other departments as needed.

Quality Improvement

  • Designs, conducts, analyzes and takes appropriate action on internal quality assurance audits such as billing accuracy and timeliness, medical equipment checks, exam room supply and cleanliness, procedure check list, staff performance, documentation etc.

Leadership

  • Works with Administrator, Medical Director, Clinical Managers and Apheresis personnel in the development of clinical and/or administrative goals, objectives, plans and budgets

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven progressively responsible apheresis clinical experience with demonstrated supervisory responsibility
  • Strong apheresis and/or cellular therapeutics operations background/knowledge
  • Background in clinical research and GMPs or GTPs
  • Detail-oriented and able to collect and display audit data
  • Competent computer skills
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance M-F, evening or weekend hours when necessary
  • BSN
  • RN with the ability to obtain WA State Nursing License immediately upon employment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong apheresis and/or cellular therapeutics operations background/knowledge
  • Progressively responsible administrative experience
  • Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
  • Experience in implementing Lean principles and Continuous Process Improvement Methodology
  • Detail-oriented and able to collect and display audit data
  • Willing and able to provide leadership and direction to staff
  • Effective decision making, priority setting and delegation skills
  • Effective teaching, training, planning and problem solving ability
  • Ability to be flexible and work under pressure in a fast-paced patient care environment

 

Nursing Supervisor - Infusion Services - full-time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14469

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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 

Responsibilities

The Infusion Nursing Supervisor works with the clinic nurse manager to assure the provision of high-quality, evidence-based patient and family-centered care by supervising nursing staff and supporting nursing practice. Supports day-to-day nursing operations and quality assurance for the clinic population. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Hiring, training, supporting, disciplining and evaluating nursing staff
  • Assist in P&P, SOP and patient education development
  • Assist in goal setting for the clinical service in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and work towards achieving goals
  • Lead efforts towards Continuous Process Improvement for the clinical service
  • Assist in assuring regulatory compliance with applicable standards
  • Further the practice of nursing within the clinical service by using current evidence to support change through committee and project work

Qualifications

Required:

  • BSN or BA/BS in related field
  • Current WA State Registered Nurse License
  • Minimum 3-5 years as a RN depending on the clinical specialty and 2 years of previous leadership experience
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven project management skills and committee experience
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills (EMR, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability provide feedback about staff performance to staff
  • Strong teaching ability
  • Ability to lead committees

 

Preferred:

  • Master's degree in nursing or related field
  • Active specialty certification at the basis (RN) or advanced (APN) level with an SCCA-recognized certification
  • OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or BMT RN
  • ACLS and/or PALS
  • Two years of previous outpatient experience

Nutrition & Physical Activity Educator (temporary, part-time)

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Project Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14270

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 and largest 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. Fred Hutch is an active partner in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), which brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine. Join us and make a difference! Careers Start Here.

 

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) is hiring an hourly, part-time Nutrition and Physical Activity Educator to deliver Saturday classes on nutrition and physical activity in the Prevention Center at Fred Hutch. These classes are part of a lifestyle modification clinical trial testing a diet, nutrition and physical activity education program for breast cancer survivors.

 

The ideal candidate will have expertise in diet, nutrition and physical activity recommendations for cancer survivorship and extensive experience developing and implementing education programs to students, communities and cancer survivors. This person will work closely with a certified Chef and Physical Activity Instructor who will be delivering the hands-on cooking and physical activity portions of the study, respectively, and will work under the direct supervision of study investigators.

Responsibilities

We are seeking an educator who has experience developing and implementing study curriculum and/or is willing and able to receive the appropriate training to do so as part of this research study. Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with study participants who are cancer survivors and in adapting education curriculums to cancer populations as needed. Availability to participate in a 2-day intensive staff training, mock practice classes prior to implementing the study classes, and attending monthly and/or weekly team meetings is required.

 

About the research

The study is testing the effects of diet, nutrition and physical activity interventions among breast cancer survivors. This project was previously tested in New York City and now is being adapted for the greater Seattle community. The intervention uses group classes, social media and wearable physical activity devices to promote changes in diet, nutrition and physical activity. The incumbent will report to the project’s Staff Scientist and Principal Investigator and will be responsible for the adaptation and implementation of an existing diet, nutrition and physical activity curriculum to breast cancer survivors. The Nutrition and Physical Activity Educator will assist with study intervention activities and specific duties as assigned in every phase of the study, including:

  • Adaptation and implementation of existing diet, nutrition and physical activity curriculum, including planning and preparing class curriculum tailored to cancer survivors.
  • In-person training and mock practice classes. Participation in a 2-day in-person training with our long-standing New York City-based community interventionists. During this training, study staff will receive a comprehensive overview of the adapted curriculum. Lessons learned from previous study interventions will be shared and discussed. After successfully completing the training, mock practice classes will be conducted prior to implementing the study classes
  • Bi-weekly and weekly team meetings. This person will also be available for bi-weekly and weekly meetings (depending on the needs of the study), frequent communication with the research team via videoconferencing, phone calls and emails as needed throughout the duration of the study (8 months).

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience related to diet, nutrition and physical activity as well as teaching experience.

 

Additional Position-specific Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of nutrition biochemistry and exercise physiology is preferred. Experience to link diet, nutrition and physical activity recommendations to cancer survivors with developing and implementing education programs to students, communities and/or cancer survivors is highly desirable. Must have demonstrated ability to follow standardized operating procedures and protocols and work independently. Must be able to independently learn new skills required for study coordination, the ability to work within a team and to be flexible with changing priorities. Must be detail-oriented, with superior organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and diplomacy at all times.

 

This is a temporary, part-time hourly position. Flexibility in scheduling, including evening and weekend hours, is necessary due to the nature of this study.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with students, study participants and/or cancer survivors and in adapting curriculums to teach cancer populations as needed

Office Worker (Work Study)

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14324

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 with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest 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.

Responsibilities

  • Provide basic administrative support to the faculty, financial team and laboratory staff as needed
  • Assist with weekly expenditures, pulling information and data from multiple electronic sources and creating backup documents for records
  • Perform related administrative support duties as required

Working Conditions:

  • Needs to be able to lift up to 25 pounds (boxes, packages, books, etc)
  • Most work will be done on a computer
  • May need to walk or shuttle to other campuses to deliver materials
  • Shift is variable Monday through Friday and consists of <20 hours/week

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent AND a minimum of six months entry-level office experience is desired
  • Candidate must be currently state work-study eligible through an academic institution
  • Computer experience including e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word), etc. is also required
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy, and have strong work ethic
  • Must be comfortable with and discrete when handling confidential information

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Possesses previous experience with administrative work (filing, sorting, organizing, etc)
  • Effective team player and able to assimilate information quickly

PFS Coordinator Lead

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14570

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 PFS Coordinator Lead will provide assistance to the supervisor and/or manager for the day-to-day operations of the Financial Coordinator staff. This includes guidance, instruction, training and on-going monitoring of work flow and work load.The lead will serve as a primary contact for the unit.

Responsibilities

 

  • Obtains benefits and secures insurance approvals
  • Coordinates the resolution of insurance issues with other departments
  • Notifies and documents approvals for other departments and partner organizations
  • Answers insurance related questions from patients, schedulers, providers, and partner organizations
  • Address patient complaints and escalate as needed
  • Identifies potential risk issues and notifies supervisor or manager
  • Conduct initial training for all new Financial Coordinators
  • Conduct on-going needs based training to existing Financial Coordinators
  • Assist with the monitoring of staff performance and provide appropriate feedback to supervisor or manager
  • Identity training and performance/process improvement opportunities
  • Responsible for identifying potential risk issues and notifying supervisor or manager appropriately
  • Act as a resource regarding the financial clearance process
  • Collaborate and respond to patient, provider, and other staff’s concerns and complaints in a timely and appropriate manner; escalate as needed
  • Maintains knowledge of payor prior authorization requirements and payer policies
  • Perform other duties related to the unit as assigned by supervisor or manager

Qualifications

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Medical terminology
  • Three or more years healthcare experience including insurance referrals, insurance authorizations and/or case management. Education in a healthcare related field of study may be acceptable in lieu of work experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to function in a confidential and responsible manner
  • Strong organizational skills, personal initiative, ability to prioritize work to ensure efficiency
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, time sensitive and high work load volume environment
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite

 

Preferred:

  • Associate's or Bachelor degree
  • CPI/Lean experience

Part-Time Lab Aide I

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14459

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.

Responsibilities

The Experimental Histopathology Laboratory is recruiting a Part-Time Lab Aide I to provide basic support to the laboratory (15 hours per week). This may include assisting with specimen log-in and processing, slide and cassette printing, microtomy and routine histology, billing, basic administrative tasks, and performing general lab maintenance/upkeep.

Qualifications

  • The candidate must be a high school graduate
  • Candidate must also have completed or be currently enrolled in a college level General Chemistry course
  • Knowledge of computer usage (especially use of spreadsheets and databases) is highly desirable
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Previous lab experience preferred

Patient Care Coordinator I

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14396

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 Patient Care Coordinator I is a member of a dynamic team focused on coordinating all aspects of patient care. The role provides continuity of care by ensuring a smooth transition between care settings and by developing a trusted relationship with patients to identify and assist with each patient’s individual needs that may arise related to the care they receive.

 

Responsibilities

  • Triage calls from referring physicians, patients, family members, and others wishing to access care at SCCA
  • Requests medical records from referring physicians and outside institutions, reviews them for content and completeness, and organizes them into designated categories for clinician review
  • Schedules and coordinates patients’ appointments
  • Collects and enters patient demographic and insurance information and enter into registration databases
  • Assists with the financial clearance process as necessary
  • Receives and responds to patient feedback
  • Responds to other patient requests as appropriate
  • Distributes work to the Patient Care Coordinator Assistant I or II as appropriate

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Proficient in the use of word processing (MS Word), email, and data entry in a Windows-based environment
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to solve complex problems and meet patient needs
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline oriented, and complex health care environment
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a patient care setting preferred
  • Experience with Epic or other scheduling and registration software preferred

Patient Care Coordinator I

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14380

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 Patient Care Coordinator I is a member of a dynamic team focused on coordinating all aspects of patient care. The role provides continuity of care by ensuring a smooth transition between care settings and by developing a trusted relationship with patients to identify and assist with each patient’s individual needs that may arise related to the care they receive.

Responsibilities

  • Triage calls from referring physicians, patients, family members, and others wishing to access care at SCCA
  • Requests medical records from referring physicians and outside institutions, reviews them for content and completeness, and organizes them into designated categories for clinician review
  • Schedules and coordinates patients’ appointments
  • Collects and enters patient demographic and insurance information and enter into registration databases
  • Assists with the financial clearance process as necessary
  • Receives and responds to patient feedback
  • Responds to other patient requests as appropriate
  • Distributes work to the Patient Care Coordinator Assistant I or II as appropriate

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Proficient in the use of word processing (MS Word), email, and data entry in a Windows-based environment
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems and meet patient needs
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline oriented, and complex health care environment

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS)
  • Experience with Epic or other scheduling and registration software
  • Minimum two years experience in a patient care setting
  • Detail oriented

Patient Services Representative

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Kirkland, WA, US
Job ID: 14289

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 Patient Services Representative is the primary point of contact for patients, families, and caregivers when arriving in a department. They facilitate the patient check in process and provide patient and family centered customer service.

Responsibilities

  • Performs patient identification verification to support safe delivery of medications in the infusion center
  • Verifies demographic, clinical and financial information with patient as required
  • Greets and screens patients arriving for appointments and checks them in using an automated scheduling system
  • Assembles and distributes appropriate paperwork to patients, families, caregivers and clinical staff
  • Triage questions and concerns from callers and forward to appropriate staff or department as needed
  • Performs general clerical duties including, processing mail, taking inventory and ordering office supplies
  • May schedule patient appointments as ordered by clinician
  • May be responsible for the facilitation of patient flow

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • At least six months of experience in a customer service environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Effectively organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
  • Can use a mouse, navigate computer programs and use email in a professional setting
  • Medical terminology knowledge preferred

Payroll Coordinator Temporary

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14384

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.


This temporary position works closely with the Payroll and HR Operations Teams support critical day to day processes and programs. This role assists with administering the time and pay applications and performs regular review of user and data audits to ensure up to date compliance. The incumbent works under general supervision and complies with established policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

Job Scope:

The role performs the listed functions for North America based payroll operations. Responsibilities are carried out in a work environment that consists of both recurring and non-recurring situations, where most functions have strict deadlines. Role involves exposure to and knowledge of confidential employee and company information. Involves a moderate degree of detail or complexity. Operates from established procedures and is usually given general directions by the manager or other members of the department. Tasks are normally performed under moderate level of supervision. Decisions are made within prescribed company policy guidelines and constraints.


Interpersonal Contacts:

Contacts normally occur with others inside and outside the Company. Internal contacts are primarily with other members of the Human Resources and Accounting Departments and employees throughout the company. Interactions involve exchange of information and usually contain confidential and/or sensitive information. Internal contacts are usually initiated by employees while external contacts are in response to requests for information.

 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Execute payroll functions and ensure internal controls for monthly or semi-monthly processing of a multi-state payroll for exempt, non-exempt, union and expatriate employees.
  • Assist with audits and cross check payroll processes.
  • Process payroll accurately and timely and in compliance with all state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Resolve reported discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.
  • Administer and assist with employee issues in the timekeeping system.
  • Assist with running recurring reports and collating data for either internal or external requests.
  • Respond to all emails, written, or verbal requests in a timely manner.
  • Participate in system upgrades/enhancements and Payroll/HR projects as requested.
  • Ensure highest level of confidentiality are maintained as an integral part of role, through cognizant communications (email and verbal) and validating data requests.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to enter data with consistent accuracy
  • Able to adapt and remain positive during changes to processes and working conditions
  • Payroll filing and scanning as needed

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Has 2+ years Payroll experience required
  • Possess intermediate level skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills, able to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to provide customer service with a variety of people, inside and outside of the company
  • Ability to use discretion in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Experience working with in-house payroll preferred
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Payroll preferred
  • Job Conditions: Exposure to computer CRT. Pressure to meet payroll deadlines. Must be physically able to sit for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, kneel, operate computer hardware/software including keyboarding. Physical ability to lift or carry up to 10 pounds.

Pharmacy Administrative Assistant II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14495

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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 role is responsible for providing administrative support to multiple leaders wtithin the SCCA Pharmacy Department.   They will perform their key duties with limited supervision and are responsible for the completion of key tasks in a timely and efficient manner.   The individual will serve a key member of the department providing meeting and committee support, creation and editing of SharePoint sites, and administrative tasks such as managing calendars and serving as a primary point for contact for questions.

Responsibilities

  • Distribute content to appropriate audiences.
  • Coordinate all aspects of meetings from scheduling, organizing, and documentation.
  • Provide support for multiple leaders of units or a large complex unit.
  • Serve as the point of contact for the program/department.
  • Provide coverage for team members as appropriate for your level of responsibility.
  • Order supplies and other required items.
  • Supports other member of the administrative team.
  • Edit and suggest improvements to documents and presentations.
  • Create and maintain department SharePoint pages. .
  • Manage employee pharmacy licenses (~175)
  • Manage Pharmacy records
  • Assist with Pharmacy Resident Curriculums
  • Assist with managing competencies
  • Onboard/Offboard non-employees

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Associate or Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience
  • Ability to follow a defined process to execute core tasks.
  • Customer Service Skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team as the situation requires.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced complex environment.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear concise and professional manner.
  • Ability to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities.
  • Ability to listen, summarize, and document information.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to navigate team and organizational dynamics.
  • Advanced skills using the MS Office Suite.
  • Advanced knowledge of medical terminology may be required for certain roles.
  • Ability to leverage resources and creatively resolve problems related to your work team.
  • Ability to interpret complex data.
  • Ability to prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands for your work team.

Pharmacy Billing Coordinator

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14522

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.


Working under the immediate supervision of a pharmacist, the Pharmacy Billing Coordinator (PBC) ensures that all authorizations/certifications for drug therapy are completed in accordance with payer criteria and policy, in a timely manner, and prior to therapy initiation. The PBC will work on behalf of the patient to optimize access to all available funding sources, including patient and copay assistance programs.

Responsibilities

  • Determine benefit limits and secure insurance approvals for specialty and high cost medications
  • Work closely with care team to communicate any coverage issues
  • Evaluate patterns in denied claims taking corrective action and educating staff as needed
  • Liaison with Patient Financial Services
  • Serve as a resource to patients and staff regarding insurance and drug coverage questions
  • Provide patient assistance program information and education to providers, patients and medical center staff

Qualifications

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of Pharmacy Technician Program
  • WA state Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Familiar with the generic names of drugs along with their basic indication
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently
  • Completing and submitting prior authorization forms and patient assistance applications
  • Reprocessing denied or rejected third party claims
  • Review and correct discrepancies identified in daily, weekly and monthly billing reports
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and complex environment


Preferred:

  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 and other medical terminology
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Pharmacy Pyxis Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14429

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.

Responsibilities

As a pharmacy technician in this position, you will be interacting with patients and healthcare providers. This technician is primarily responsible for filling and maintaining our CareFusion (Pyxis) automated dispensing devices. You will also have responsibility of auditing Pyxis related activities. Review of the electronic medication list into the electronic medical record. This role requires excellent communication skills and ability to work independently to accurately maintain electronic patient medication records. Maintaining inventory control of pharmaceuticals including Pyxis refilling will be required. Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other technician duties as assigned. All work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and pharmacy technician supervisor.

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Certified as a Washington State Pharmacy Technician
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Familiar with the generic names of drugs along with their basic indication.


Preferred:

  • Certified as a Washington State Pharmacy Technician from an accredited technical institute
  • Ability to operate a Point of Sale system
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

Pharmacy Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14571

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.

 

Working independently, the Pharmacy Technician I role interacts with patients and healthcare providers to perform a variety of technical pharmaceutical tasks including filling of new prescriptions and refills, performing pharmaceutical calculations, preparing, medications and performing point of sale activities and maintaining the electronic medication medical record for patients. All work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and pharmacy technician supervisor.

Responsibilities

  • Provides good customer service to patients by being attentive and quick to respond at pharmacy window and follows through on problems
  • Runs specific areas of pharmacy operations including Point of Sale (POS), working independently as assigned, assists in maintaining pharmacy stock and ensures no expired medications are in the clinic, by following the inventory control process
  • Enters prescription orders into pharmacy system, including billing prescriptions appropriately and accurately
  • Prepares, packages, and labels medication in an accurate and efficient manner
  • This position may also be responsible for assisting in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Certified as a Washington State Pharmacy Technician
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Familiar with the generic names of drugs along with their basic indication.


Preferred:

  • Certified as a Washington State Pharmacy Technician from an accredited technical institute
  • Ability to operate a Point of Sale system
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Pharmacy Technician II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14378

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.


This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Required to travel to cover SCCA Clinics at EvergreenHealth (Kirkland), Poulsbo, Northwest Hospital, Issaquah, and potential future sites
  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have reliable form of transportant to travel to the SCCA clinics
  • Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

Physical Therapist (Per-Diem)

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13932

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.


Working under the general direction of the Physical Therapy Manager and in partnership with the rest of the Physical Therapy team, the Physical Therapist (Per-Diem) is responsible for performing clinical duties as a licensed physical therapist, specializing in the needs of oncology patients and other diagnoses treated at the SCCA. This position's primary purpose is to provide vacation and sick leave coverage for regularly scheduled staff.

Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Physical Therapy Manager, the Physical Therapist (Per-Diem) is responsible for clinical duties in the physical therapy department as follows:

  • evaluating, planning and administering treatment to SCCA patients with problems related to neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems
  • administering and interpreting tests and measurements of muscle strength, coordination, range of motion, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency
  • instructing patients and their families in the care and use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and other devices
  • maintaining patient records, including writing initial evaluations, progress notes, discharge summaries, and home programs
  • devising special tools and treatment for the specific needs of patients
  • evaluating treatment goals and progress; serving as a clinical resource for all SCCA departments and clinicians.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
  • Masters degree from an accredited Physical Therapy program
  • Licensed as a physical therapist by the WA State Department of Health
  • Minimum of two years of physical therapy experience required with additional expertise in oncology highly preferred.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience in providing physical therapy to general oncology/hematology and bone marrow /stem cell transplant patients
  • Experience with pediatric patients (>12 years)
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist
  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor
  • Clinical PT experience

Post-Doctoral Fellow/Research Associate, Protein Engineering (dCas9) for Microbial Epigenetics

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14462

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