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Account Follow Up Representative

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14795

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 of experience in a business setting
  • 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
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite preferred
  • Experience in healthcare billing preferred

Accountant, Intermediate

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14803

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 with contacts across the organization, this role is responsible for various general ledger processing, including preparation of journal entries, monthly reconciliations, schedules for audit, insurance, budget and tax support, and collaborating with outside departments. This position works on a combination of standard tasks as well as some more nuanced month end journal entries and reconciliation.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries and related reconciliations
  • Process routine and non-routine financial transactions (e.g. fixed assets, billing, payroll)
  • Communicate with customers (peers, SCCA department managers, SCCA Partners and affiliates, etc.) to resolve accounting issues and share and gather information
  • Independently identify, research, and resolve issues within assigned work

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of two years experience in accounting or finance
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, follow up regularly, prioritize and ability to independently perform complicated and multiple tasks with minimal direction
  • Able to identify and resolve routine and complex problems
  • Excellent and pleasant oral and written communication skills by email, phone and in person
  • Comfortable communicating with both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook


Preferred:

  • Master's degree
  • WA state CPA
  • Minimum of two years experience in conducting monthly/yearly financial statement close processing
  • Experience with the financials suite of PeopleSoft applications
  • Experience with EPIC software

Accounting Assistant II - Temporary

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14949

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 Accounting Assistant II position is responsible for Accounts Payable voucher entry and execution of the weekly patient refund check run. This position provides clear and professional customer service to internal employees and external vendors.

Responsibilities

  • Simple and complex voucher entry
  • Work with outside departments to resolve issues (purchase order set up, receiving data, etc.)
  • Review new vendor set up
  • Work with AP team to determine appropriate compliance reporting (use tax)
  • Match supporting documentation for check runs

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year experience in accounting or finance
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects at once
  • Clear and professional oral and written communication skills by email, phone and in person
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow up regularly, prioritize, and independently perform multiple complicated tasks with minimal direction
  • Able to maintain and apply accounts payable best practices on policies and procedures
  • Able to identify and resolve routine and complex problems
  • Able to ensure accurate and timely AP processing
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Type 40 wpm and 10-key by touch
  • Professional behavior to include punctuality, reliability, collaboration and the ability to work well with all levels within the organization


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting
  • Familiarity with the financials suite of PeopleSoft applications

Accounting Billing Supervisor

FH Administration Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14942

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 Accounting team oversees a wide range of financial functions in support of the Hutch’s mission. Team responsibilities include financial reporting, financial policy setting, audit coordination, banking, capital assets, service agreements, tax and regulatory filings, internal and data controls and transaction processing.


The Accounts Receivable Supervisor is responsible for the Non-Federal, industry, Fixed Price, Shared Resources, Non-Sponsored and miscellaneous billing. Each year, the Hutch generates over 10,000 external invoices to its scientific collaborators including industry partners, universities and other research organizations. Many of these invoices reflect complicated agreements involving patient visits, specialized services and collaborative research. The successful candidate is someone that embraces efficiency, customer service, thoroughness and collaboration. The position reports to the Corporate Controller and directly supervises a staff of two Accounting Specialists with plans to expand. Key partners include the Assistant Controller, Office of Sponsored Research (OSR), Clinical Research Services, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) as well as service providers and research programs across the Hutch.

Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day activities of team 
  • Oversee shared resources (internal and external), Fixed price, Non-Federal billing and associated revenue recognition 
  • Work with cash desk to ensure efficient and timely cash application process 
  • Manage aging, collections and write-off according to policy and working with internal partners 
  • Maintain data quality at customer, award/contract and appropriate balance sheet levels 
  • Coordinate closely with partners on Non-Federal award activations and expirations 
  • Support month-end close process in areas of revenue recognition, reserves, deferred revenue, etc. 
  • Provide upper tier customer support 
  • Design, implement and monitor appropriate internal controls and compliance standards 
  • Support external audits including financial statement and Uniform Guidance, as applicable 
  • Work to implement department and Finance strategic initiatives 
  • Identify, manage and implement continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the workflow of the department 
  • Collaborate with key partners to ensure efficient communications and operations 
  • Enhance the professional development of direct reports by establishing and monitoring goals and objectives for staff and advising on progress thereon 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or Accounting, or equivalent; MBA or CPA a plus 
  • Ten years of experience in cash receipts, billing, receivables and/or general Accounting 
  • Five years direct staff management experience 
  • Experience leading process improvement projects 
  • Ability to successfully work with both external and internal customers 
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement, solve problems, and develop enterprise-wide approaches to core processes 
  • Strong oral and written communication 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word  
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials or similar ERP a plus 

Accounting Specialist II - Billing

FH Administration Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14842

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 Accounting Specialist II is an integral part of the Center’s Accounting team, which has a wide range of responsibilities relating to all aspects the Center’s finances including financial reporting, policy setting, internal and data controls and transaction processing. The team works closely with multiple groups within the Center to ensure accurately and timely financial information. The position reports directly to the Non-Grant Billing Supervisor

Responsibilities

  • Process Fixed Price Billing 
  • Process Shared Resource billing 
  • Process miscellanies non-grant billing requests 
  • Upload invoices onto the sponsor’s portals as and when required 
  • Respond to internal customer inquiries and requests for information 
  • Work with cash receipt desk to ensure accurate Fixed Price billing 
  • Review transactions and posting for compliance with established guidelines and policies 
  • Resolves problems in recurring assignments in accordance with previous training and experience 
  • Assist with ongoing maintenance and configuration of financial systems 
  • Perform other responsibilities as required, including occasional administrative and clerical tasks 

Qualifications

  • High school graduation or GED required, Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field
  • Minimum of two years bookkeeping, budget, tax or financial experience
  • Strong technology skills including efficiency with keyboard and mouse as well as experience with desktop applications including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook
  • Ability to be diligent and self motivated with attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently and accurately process transactions
  • Must have excellent work habits, including organization and timeliness
  • Should have strong interpersonal communication skills and desire to work in team-oriented environments
  • Experience with bookkeeping, tax or financial software preferred

Accounting Specialist II - Cash Desk

FH Administration Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14819

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.


About Accounting

The Accounting team has a wide range of responsibilities relating to all aspects Fred Hutch’s finances including financial reporting, policy setting, internal and data controls and transaction processing. The team works closely with multiple groups within Fred Hutch to ensure accurate and timely financial information.


Job Description

The Accounting Specialist II is an integral part of the Center’s Accounting team and performs cash management functions relating to all aspects the Center’s finances. This role’s main function is to deposit and record incoming payments. The position works closely with multiple groups within the Center to ensure accurately and timely recording of financial information. The position reports directly to the Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily cash administration  
  • Review and prepare bank deposits in CashPro 
  • Record cash receipts in financial system 
  • Record customer payments in billing system and apply to customer accounts 
  • Review and process journal entries 
  • Respond to internal/external customer inquiries and requests for information 
  • Manage monthly A/R, bank and customer account reconciliations 
  • Review transactions and posting for compliance with established guidelines and policies 
  • Assists in financial management and analysis, as requested 
  • Assist in responding to auditor requests for reporting, documentation, or policies and procedures.  
  • Resolves problems in recurring assignments in accordance with previous training and experience 
  • Organizes and maintains retention files for required period of time 
  • Assist with ongoing maintenance and configuration of financial systems 
  • Perform other responsibilities as required, including occasional administrative and clerical tasks 

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required,
  • Minimum of two years bookkeeping, accounts receivable, cash collection, banking or financial experience 
  • Intermediate skills with MS Word, Excel, Outlook 
  • Person must be diligent and self motivated with attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently and accurately process transactions
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently
  • Must have excellent work habits, including organization and timeliness
  • Should have strong interpersonal communication skills and desire to work in team-oriented environments 

 

Preferred:

  • College level accounting classes or Accounting or related Degree
  • Experience with PeopleSoft a plus
  • Experience with non-profit or research a plus 

Administrative Assistant II

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14799

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 Trials Management System (CTMS) Program is a collective initiative across Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), and University of Washington Medicine (UW Medicine) to support oncology and non-oncology clinical trials. The CTMS Team is looking for an energetic, conscientious and detailoriented individual who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team, and takes pride in their career to work on our fast-paced team.


The Administrative Assistant performs general administrative and secretarial duties for the CTMS Program and Project Teams and the Institutional Leaders (ILs) from Fred Hutch, SCCA, and UW Medicine. The successful candidate will assist with project and operational needs and keep the team informed of any project staff or operational issues. The position reports to the CTMS Program Director and works directly with the CTMS program and project teams.

Responsibilities

  • Arranges meetings including working with other Administrative Assistants to coordinate schedules, reserving rooms and ordering food when needed
  • Prepares agendas for meetings
  • Distributes large-scale communications at the direction of leadership
  • Gathers updates from team
  • Keeps meeting minutes and action items for the project team
  • Updates the SharePoint site as requested by leadership
  • Maintains a shared (Outlook) team calendar
  • Informs CTMS team of operational, staff or other issues as appropriate
  • Identifies additional projects to improve project/operational functions
  • Special projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree. Minimum of five years progressively complex administrative experience. Additional experience may substitute for educational requirement  

  • Strong computer and MS Office skills (including SharePoint and OneNote)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and achieve deadlines under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Comfortable working in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to anticipate administrative needs on behalf of a project team

Administrative Coordinator II

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14925

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 President and Director’s Office provides strategic scientific leadership, administrative direction, and oversight of critical infrastructure necessary to make the elimination of cancer and related diseases possible.
 
JOB SUMMARY
The Administrative Coordinator will facilitate events, projects, and initiatives assigned by the Director’s Office and provide executive administrative management support for the Deputy Director and Executive Vice President, Fredrick Appelbaum, MD. The role interacts closely with the Director’s Office executives and staff, Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, faculty, and other internal and external partners.  This role requires the ability to operate independently and with discretion and sound judgment due to the nature of the projects and information involved.  This role reports to the Senior Operations Manager, Director’s Office, with a dotted line to the Deputy Director and Executive Vice President.

Responsibilities

Event & Project Management – 40%*

  • Assist the Board Relations Manager as needed on Director’s Office reoccurring events or meetings, special events, and sponsored events or seminars. This includes scheduling venues, catering, audio-visual, drafting supporting agendas, emails, and memos, briefings, presentations, surveys/evaluations, and reports
  • Assist in the coordination of events from start to finish according to requirements, target audience, and objectives. Plan menus, order food and ensure adequate staffing
  • Support and manage projects within the Director’s Office and other programs as assigned. In general, this involves coordinating the project management activities, resources, equipment and information
  • Create and manage the project timeline for fulfilling each objective
  • Maintain and organize all event and project-related artifacts and materials including but not limited to timelines, project plans, risk and issues logs and budget
  • Proactively anticipate and manage project issues and risks
  • Act as the liaison and point of contact and communicate project status to all project participants and stakeholders
  • Coordinate complex project meetings with multiple groups, including scheduling, agenda creating, assist with materials, following up on action items/decisions, assigning tasks, and meeting facilitation as needed
  • Strategize with project lead(s) and executive sponsors


Executive Support – 30%

  • Serves as the liaison for the deputy director and collaborates with executives, scientific and administrative leaders, faculty, and other key stakeholders to ensure the deputy director’s needs and expectations are conveyed, understood, and agreed upon and needs and/or concerns are conveyed from executives and other leaders to the deputy director
  • Provide organizational support to the deputy director including, but not limited to, all calendar scheduling, preparation of materials as assigned, travel and conference planning/coordination, expense reporting needs, and management of meetings
  • Build and maintain an understanding of all organizational functions to effectively support the execution of deputy director initiatives and triage all incoming requests and make time management decisions on behalf of the deputy director to ensure meeting requests align with time management
  • Proactively manage a complex calendar with the utmost attention to accuracy and coordinate and support meetings originating from the deputy director
  • Schedule and staff meetings involving the deputy director, including logistics planning, distribution of meeting materials, creation of proposed agendas, taking minutes, and communicating outcomes, decisions, and actions to all relevant stakeholders as per deputy director’s instructions
  • Prepare executive for internal and external appearances and speaking engagements, including reviewing briefing documents, agendas, emails, memos, presentations, and reports. Ensure that all corresponding office files are maintained
  • Facilitate annual conflict of the interest disclosure process for the deputy director, including project-specific-disclosure-forms and disclosures for external institutions on an as-needed basis
  • In conjunction with the deputy director, manage all aspects of faculty recruitment visits for the hematologic malignancies program within the Clinical Research Division
  • Assist with grant applications and renewals, assisting with the writing of portions of applications as required
  • Coordinate the submission of articles and manuscripts for publication, ensuring all necessary elements are present and creating a bibliography as required
  • Maintain CV and electronic bibliography on behalf of the deputy director
  • Oversee acquisition, maintenance, storage, and supply of deputy director’s technology, equipment, supplies
  • Provide other operational and administrative support as needed

 

Board Relations Support - 20%

  • Work with the Board Relations Manager, and where appropriate other staff in the DO, to support Board and Board committee meetings, including meeting/event planning and implementation
  • Specific tasks will be assigned and reviewed periodically among the Board Relations Manager, the Senior Project Manager, Director's Office and this role


Office of the President and Director – 10%

  • Provide back-up project and administrative support for the President & Director, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, and Deputy Directors as needed
  • Work as a part of a team to facilitate open communication and balance needed support in an efficient, agile work environment for the members of leadership in the President & Director’s office

 

*All time allocations are estimates only

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of three years of progressively complex experience to include administrative, project management, event planning, or communications 
  • Demonstrated expertise 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 deputy director and critical administrative staff
  • Advanced experience using SharePoint and Adobe software
  • Superior experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and multi-tasking abilities
  • Must have the ability to work independently and take the initiative in an agile environment
  • Must exhibit excellent dependability and flexibility in dealing with changing priorities

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in research, clinical, or academic setting is ideal
  • Senior or executive level management experience
  • Understanding of board governance, non-profit finance, and government grants

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please submit a cover letter with your resume and application to be considered for this position.

Advanced Practice Provider (APP Float)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14843

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.

 

The ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management of multiple service lines of adult oncology patients at SCCA. They follow patients during their chemotherapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance after completion of treatment. The Float ARNP/PA-C may work on a variety of oncology teams to assess and manage basic health needs of patients, address treatment toxicities, perform procedures, monitor for cancer progression or recurrence, and consult 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

  • Three years 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 (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 (Sickle Cell/Hematology)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14894

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.


This Advanced Practice Provider position will work with a unique patient population with numerous life and health challenges.This position merges primary care responsibilities with highly sub-specialized, complex care. This position will play an integral role in statewide care of adult patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the only such specialty clinic in the Pacific Northwest. This role also provides opportunities to participate in research studies depending on interest.

Responsibilities

  • Assessment, diagnosis, and management of complex medical issues in patients with Sickle Cell Disease and other Hematologic diseases (both benign and malignant)
  • Coordination of inpatient and outpatient care, including development of individual sickle cell disease-specific patient care plans and facilitating transition back to outpatient care via visiting Sickle Cell Disease patients who are admitted at UW Medical Center.
  • Provide assistance, evaluation, and services during outpatient intravenous therapy protocols
  • Assisting in achieving standard health care maintenance goals for Sickle Cell Disease patients
  • Participate in multidisciplinary care conferences to discuss, develop, and refine patient care goals and plans

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to work both independently and in collaboration with other physicians and members of the care delivery team to manage diverse issues that may include central venous access, thrombosis and anticoagulation, infection surveillance and treatment, blood product transfusion, and pain management.

  • Minimum of one year of experience as an ARNP or PA-C
  • Excellent communication and clinical skills
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential
  • Experience working with patients with Sickle Cell Disease is a plus
  • One year of experience managing Chronic Pain preferred
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
  • ACLS, Washington state & DEA licensure 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: Pediatric BMT

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14681

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 pediatric advanced practice provider (APP) provides care for pediatric blood and marrow transplant patients in both inpatient and outpatient setting 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 provide follow-up care of bone marrow donors under the supervision of attending physician.  PALS certification is required for this position within 3 months of hiring date.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of a Physician Assistant  or Nurse Practitioner program (appropriate for care of Pediatric patients)
  • Eligible for licensure in the State of Washington
  • Have National Certification as appropriate for profession
  • DEA licensure required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required. 
  • EMR based computer skills and experience with CPOE preferred
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must!  Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
  • Must enjoy long-term relationships with patients undergoing intense therapy. 
  • Pediatrics, Oncology or BMT experience preferred.

Advanced Practice Provider: Psychiatry

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14643

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 are seeking a certified physician assistant (PA-C) or advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) to provide mental health evaluation and management to Oncology patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and with the collaboration of physician colleagues.

 

The ARNP/PA-C at the SCCA functions within their scope of practice and collaborates effectively with other disciplines to provide state-of-the-art patient and family-centered mental health care.

  • Training and experience in the delivery of mental health care including medication management.
  • Excellent communication and clinical skills necessary to ensure optimum patient care outcomes in a complex care environment
  • Respectful and ethical in their interactions with staff and patients alike
  • Skilled clinicians, providing evidence-based diagnosis and management of the acute, symptomatic, and supportive care needs of patients with cancer
  • Educator to patients, clinicians and staff - able to effectively communicate information about mental health processes, treatments, and management

Responsibilities

  • Diagnose patients with mental illnesses; develop and implement patient treatment plans
  • Works closely with psychiatrists and psychologists on the team.
  • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care.  Care will be coordinated in a multidisciplinary fashion with collaborating services which may include surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, nutrition, social work, pain service, hospice, integrative medicine, and palliative care. 
  • Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research, including patient, caregiver, and peer education
  • Communicates changes in patient’s health status or urgent patient issues to the patient’s primary oncologist in a timely manner.
  • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees
  • Actively participates in the development and maintenance of patient management algorithms and standardized orders.
  • Documents patient care data in accordance with the SCCA and UW Physicians policies
  • Performs assessments of patients’ and caregivers’ knowledge, attitudes, and actions around the mental health diagnosis and treatment issues. 
  • Refers patients to community agencies and other resources to promote optimal adjustment and functioning.

Qualifications

  • PA requirements: minimum of 2 years of experience in a mental health setting required. Prefer candidates with CAQ in Psychiatry
  • ARNP requirements: minimum of 2 years of experience in a mental health setting and completion of a graduate certificate in Psychiatry/Mental Health NP (or equivalent) required
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required.
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE.
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.

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

 

Due to the unique nature of this position, training in the care of sarcoma patients and in providing survivorship focused care will be provided.  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 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

PAY, BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE

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

Animal Equipment Preparer I

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14974

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 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:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 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:

  • Maintenance of a valid Washington State Driver’s License and good driving record

Animal Equipment Preparer I- II

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14876

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 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:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 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:

  • Maintenance of a valid Washington State Driver’s License and good driving record

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**

Apheresis Program Assistant- Part Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14839

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 Part Time Apheresis Program Assistant will support the Apheresis unit in daily operations, educational session logistics, project management, and research coordination. This role will work with the staff nurses in patient care coordination, billing, and procedure scheduling. The Program Assistant is a valuable member of the team and is an operational liaison for alliance members and supports the Apheresis leadership group. This role will partner with 2 Apheresis Project Coordinators in providing office support and assistance to the professional practice coordinators and staff nurses to maintain smooth flow of the unit. Our team endorses continuous process improvement so this member will be expected to identify possible areas of improvement within the unit and take projects from initiation to completion in a timely, effective manner.

Responsibilities

Program Assistant Duties

  • Apheresis staff meeting logistics
  • Manage staff evaluation logistics
  • Department Operations Liaison - attend and represent Apheresis in various administrative meetings; host unit tours/observations
  • Support daily operations - identify and resolve operational issues, communicate with APH Nursing Supervisor and serve as the liaison between Apheresis and Facilities
  • Manage inventory and ordering of office supplies
  • Act as primary support for the Apheresis Manager
  • Support the needs of RNs, MA, and Nursing Supervisor as needed – support on-boarding and unit orientation for new staff
  • Assist with other tasks/projects to improve the overall operation of the department


Backup Duties

  • Answer incoming phone calls to the Apheresis unit
  • Manage inventory and order forms
  • Create and send out department newsletter
  • Data entry and data management support
  • Schedule Apheresis appointments and check in/out patients in EPIC
  • Verify financial clearance for treatment
  • Research project/study liaison for Apheresis
  • Initiate projects, programs, or systems to improve overall operation of department

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent required, BA/BS in a related field preferred
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Capable of working in a dynamic healthcare environment, with the ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Able to take initiative for making process/workflow improvements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • At least 3 years of administrative experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Healthcare Information Software, specifically Cerner and EPIC applications preferred

Application Product Manager II

FH Administration Division
Category: Health Information Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14961

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 Trial Management System (CTMS) is a commercial software system, OnCore, that supports clinical research functions across Fred Hutch, the University of Washington (UW) and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). The system is managed by a Program Office. The OnCore Coordinator will provide OnCore application support and administration. This individual must be a detail-oriented professional who can quickly adapt to a variety of situations. Clinical research experience is highly recommended and familiarity with online database systems is recommended. This position will be responsible for understanding system functionality and connectivity across the tri-institutional environment. This individual will assess workflow changes from a system functionality perspective and document workflow requirements and system functions to meet these requirements. This individual will be responsible for changes to reference lists and workflow changes in OnCore.

Responsibilities

  • Function as the product manager for the OnCore application
  • Maintain system documentation of committee review and approval of changes, system changes, scripts and upgrades.
  • Understand and provide recommendations for application set up to align with organizational goals
  • Collaborate with OnCore end users, technical support, key stakeholders and organizational leadership
  • Work with internal resources or Forte, where appropriate, to navigate system issues and ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Coordinate the evaluation of upgrades on the non-prod and prod environments and provide feedback to Forte product support regarding the new functionality
  • Articulate to functional area experts how the upgrades to OnCore may affect current policies and procedures
  • Help implement metrics to track OnCore adoption and present metrics to organizational leadership
  • Assist in identifying requirements and develop reports to meet organizational reporting needs
  • Document business needs and prioritize product enhancements and requirements to Forte product support
  • Participate in data migration-related activities
  • Participate in Epic upgrade related activities as they affect OnCore

Qualifications

  • Product management experience
  • Clinical research experience preferred but not required
  • Demonstrate accountability in task ownership and solution-oriented work approach
  • Must be able to work independently using initiative and good judgment
  • Knowledgeable in the use of information technology
  • Experience identifying and understanding process improvements
  • Proven organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Application Support Engineer II

FH Administration Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14649

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 Application Support Engineer will be responsible for the deployment, administration, issue management and vendor management of a variety of purchased and custom built applications in support of CIT, partners and stakeholders.

Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, the Application Support Engineer II is expected to contribute to the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of applications that support core organizational functions (finance, et al); and complete routine assignments and/or project tasks. The Application Support Engineer works closely with peers to provide application support for issues, is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, supporting, upgrading and optimizing applications to help identify, resolve, and communicate issues and resolution, assisting in the implementation of project requirements. The engineer works closely with vendors to escalate issues as needed, to ensure successful communication to stakeholders and resolution.


The Application Support Engineer reports to the Director of Enterprise Applications Services.

  • Facilitates and assists in developing, implementing and monitoring standards or best practices that will streamline application reliability across the applications supported.
  • Responsible for communicating with end-users and stakeholders with timely updates.
  • Engaging and escalating to vendor of application as applicable; continuous monitoring and communication of this process as needed.
  • Assists in researching and implementing enhancements that optimize and streamline the application functionality to meet business requirements.
  • Builds partnerships and works closely with stakeholders on projects, owns project tasks and assists with technical requirements.
  • Manages, analyzes and tracks issues/ technical problems, including diagnosis and root cause analysis, then move quickly to resolve issues, escalating as necessary.
  • Knows and understands when to expedite, escalate, engage and redirect issues and situations to other resources/departments.
  • Is able to be flexible and adapt to the rapidly changing needs of operations, technologies, teams and the organization.
  • Create and completes documentation on time and accurately.
  • Respectfully addresses situations or communicates decisions to assure customer concerns or needs are met. Demonstrates professionalism with customers and vendors.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS Computer Science or related field or equivalent professional experience
  • 5+ years’ experience successfully working in an application support role, system administration or engineer role in a complex environment
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to solve complex problems
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on experience upgrading, deploying and maintaining complex, custom, multi-tiered applications
  • Experience troubleshooting application functionality and performance problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Application support in a healthcare and/or medical research environment.
  • Working knowledge of configuration management systems such as Chef or Puppet
  • Issue resolution, escalation and vendor coordination experience

Assistant Director, Institutional Review Office

FH Administration Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14716

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 Institutional Review Office (IRO) functions as the central office for managing the ethical review and approval of human or animal studies conducted at Fred Hutch, with specific responsibilities for supporting the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). The Assistant Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the IRO and its relevant committees, proactively identifying and implementing solutions to improve efficiency, effectiveness and timeliness of office processes while maintaining rigorous scientific, ethical and regulatory compliant reviews.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively manage IRO staff supporting two functioning units within the IRO:  IRB and IACUC
  • Effectively oversee the operations of the human subject research and animal care and use programs
    • Ensure that the budget, staffing and resources for effective day-to-day operations of the IRO are adequate
    • Evaluate areas of improvement that can streamline IRO review processes, where possible to make them more effective
    • Attend all IRB and IACUC meetings
  • Collaborate with research teams and administrative departments interacting with the IRO 
    • Maintain effective relationships with key departments within Fred Hutch with whom the IRO interacts  
    • Be responsive to non-routine activities or information inquiries required by other departments such as legal, media affairs, the Office of the Director or investigator
  • Provide education and training for research teams and staff responsible for the conduct of human subject and/or laboratory animal research
    • Develop and maintain basic and refresher human and animal research ethics training in collaboration with the IRB Operations Manager and IACUC Analyst
    • Deliver human subjects training lectures and animal care and use training lectures as needed
    • Provide individualized training as needed
    • Assess ongoing training needs of Fred Hutch and Consortium members
    • Evaluate training effectiveness with Director
  • Oversee the IRO quality management system, including policy and procedure management, post-approval monitoring, etc.
    • Update IRO policies, procedures and education programs when federal regulations, policies or accreditation standards change
    • Work with IRO Director and QA Manager on AAHRPP accreditation documents and maintain active AAHRPP accreditation status
  • Evaluate funding proposals and provide certification of IRB/IACUC approval to funding agencies, as required in the absence of the IRO Director
    • Ensure timely review of scientific proposals undergoing institutional sign-off
    • Provide IRB and IACUC certifications to funding agencies when required

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree; and either six years research protections experience or eight years Fred Hutch experience in a research administrative function; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years prior supervisory or management experience
  • Knowledge of research-related policies and regulations, including FDA 21 CFR 50, 56; HHS 45 CFR 46; FDA 21 CFR Part 11
  • 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
  • Self-starter, able to work under minimal supervision
  • Sound judgment in high-demand situations
  • Experience working with an electronic IRB and/or IACUC system

 

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated progressive responsible management experience in research regulation field
  • Certified IRB Professional (CIP)
  • Experience implementing electronic submission systems
  • Experience with process improvement methodologies and techniques
  • Experience with AAHRPP and/or AAALAC accreditation standards
  • Experience with audits and inspections conducted by outside agencies or accrediting organizations

Assistant Director, Research Finance

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Grants and Contracts
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14796

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.

 

Responsibilities

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.

 

 

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 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 December 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 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)].

Assistant/Associate/Full Member Faculty Position in Dissemination and Implementation Science

Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 73202

The Cancer Prevention Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking a candidate in dissemination and implementation science for a full-time faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full Member level (equivalent to Assistant/Associate/Full Professor). We invite candidates whose research is focused on cancer-related dissemination and implementation science. Areas of research interest include developing and testing dissemination or implementation strategies, observational studies of real-world dissemination or implementation, hybrid implementation-effectiveness trials, and research on barriers and/or facilitators to disseminate and implement evidence-based practices across the cancer care continuum.

Candidates should have experience with a variety of implementation theories, models and frameworks or those commonly used in behavioral, communication, organizational sciences, or related fields as they apply to dissemination and implementation research. Candidates should also have experience with a variety of evaluative and data analysis methods. Candidates who study social, behavioral, economic, and management factors that impact implementation of evidence-based cancer-related health interventions will be highly valued. The successful candidate will develop an independent research program within our collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.

Applicants must have a research or clinical doctorate (e.g., PhD, MD or equivalent degree) with training in anthropology, behavioral science, behavioral economics, communication, decision sciences, psychology, organization behavior, sociology, or other related fields and a focus on dissemination and implementation science. Candidates with relevant research experience including a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications and research funding success will be prioritized.

Research Environment

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.

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 with an exercise research facility and a research kitchen, and a large multidisciplinary faculty who conduct observational and intervention research across the cancer control continuum. 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. Fred Hutch has an active Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, which also oversees the Center for Community Health Promotion in the Lower Yakima Valley in central Washington state. 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.

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.

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.

Benefits Coordinator

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14613

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.

 

As part of the Total Rewards team, the Benefits Coordinator is responsible for participating in the administration of our employee benefit programs, providing direct customer support to our employees and maintaining benefits related information in our HRIS.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as primary contact for all benefits to new, current and prospective employees. Answer questions regarding benefits eligibility, coverage, policies and programs. Escalate complex questions to Sr. Benefits Specialists.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all levels of employees and encourage timeliness and accuracy of completed paperwork and/or the resolution of problems.
  • Assists team members with benefit enrollment process.
  • Manages all HR system transactions for employee benefit enrollments and life event changes in Workday including maintenance of documentation to reflect benefit election changes. Conduct audits of all benefit plans to ensure accurate enrollment in Workday and with each vendor.
  • Coordinate transfer of data to carriers and third-party administrators.
  • Provide support for the annual open enrollment planning, communications and implementation process.
  • Oversees billing process for benefits related invoices, audits benefit reports and reconcile invoices and resolves discrepancies Complete benchmarking surveys.
  • Maintain employee benefit files.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable government regulations (ACA, ERISA, etc.)
  • Support LOA and Retirement Specialist(s)
  • Special Projects and related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • At least 2 years of general HR experience with a focus in benefits preferred 
  • Intermediate knowledge of HRIS databases preferred, prior Workday experience highly preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher and Access
  • High commitment to customer service to our internal and external clients.
  • Possess a high level of integrity – must always show good judgment and confidentiality
  • Willingness to problem-solve creatively
  • Dependable and highly detailed individual with strong organizational skills
  • Highly motivated, results driven and able to work independently as well as with the team
  • Clear and effective oral and written presentation of ideas/recommendation

Bioinformatics Analyst II, Genomics Shared Resource

FH Administration Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
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.

Biologics Associate III

FH Administration Division
Category: Manufacturing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14809

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 Biologics Associate III position is immediately available in the Clinical Biologics Production group within the Therapeutic Products Program (TPP), a Fred Hutch Department supporting the development and manufacturing of novel biological molecules and innovative cell-based therapies for Phase I/II clinical testing in support of cancer therapy and vaccine development. TPP includes facilities that aid in Process Development, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and production of biological and cellular therapeutics according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

Responsibilities

The Biologics Associate III is responsible for all aspects of product production, from cell culture scale up through production in bioreactors (or other technologies) to product purification. Products include biological therapeutics such as monoclonal antibodies, plasmids and viral vectors for clinical research use.

  • Formulation of buffers and following standard procedures for cell culture batch production
  • Scale up of cell culture and purification procedures from research levels to production levels
  • Harvest cell cultures at appropriate production levels
  • Developing purification schema appropriate to each product
  • Adapt alternative technologies to support production activities
  • Train and supervise personnel, including cross training to provide backup capabilities
  • Assist with and/or handle performance evaluations
  • Assist in scheduling production operations and forecast product delivery dates
  • Assist Senior Management with the development of documentation for resource operations, including batch records and standard operating procedures
  • Monitor and maintain equipment including autoclaves, bioreactors, incubators and chromatography equipment
  • Assist with facility cleaning, culture vessel depyrogenation, assembly and sterilization
  • Interface with and assist Quality Control in coordinating product testing and facility monitoring
  • Work with senior staff in determining long-term goals and laboratory needs and in setting operating policies             

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering or related and a minimum of 3-5 years' professional experience in a lab using aseptic technique to culture mammalian cells
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience in conflict resolution, team work and excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work a standard M-F, 8AM-5PM schedule including occasional weekend days or evenings (~1-2 days per month)

 

Preferred:

  • 6-8 years' experience in pharmaceutical (biologics) manufacturing
  • Experience with protein purification preferred
  • Familiarity with multiple technologies for culture of hybridomas and other mammalian and prokaryotic (bacterial cell culture; fermentation) cells at various scales of production
  • Experience with DNA plasmid prep and viral vector production
  • High level of comfort in dealing with specialized mechanical and electronic equipment
  • Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and FDA guidelines
  • Familiarity with disposable technologies such as Single Use Bioreactors

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, HPTN

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14855

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). The SRA 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

Provides intermediate-level statistical support to clinical trials and research in the planning, operational, monitoring, analytic, and exploratory stages.

Responsibilities may include some or all of the following:

 

• Provide statistical analysis, written summaries and tables of results for use in project reports, including 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 on study protocols, including sample size and power analyses

• 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

• Participate in verification of standard reports prepared by programmers

• Provide input into the development of case report forms

• Collaborate with SCHARP data management and operations groups to ensure that accurate data reaches statisticians for analysis

• Participate in the 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 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 network/SDMC PhD statisticians/epidemiologists and external subject-matter experts to perform statistical analyses of clinical trials data for production of abstracts and manuscripts

• Maintain functional understanding of standard procedures and complete required training in a timely manner

• Perform other responsibilities as required

Qualifications

• Master's or PhD degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or related field with demonstrated work experience.

• A minimum of one year of related experience is required for the biostatistician II level, whereas at least three years of experience is required for the biostatistician III level

• Proficiency with the SAS or R (as required by specific team/project)

• Strong oral and written communication skills

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

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

Cellular Production Associate

FH Administration Division
Category: Manufacturing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14600

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. 

 

Shift Available: Tuesday – Friday, 7:00AM – 5:30PM 

Responsibilities

  • Utilizing aseptic techniques, perform a variety of open cell product manipulations in an ISO 5 biosafety cabinet. 
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and complete required processing documentation such as production batch records. 
  • Perform cell processing operations such as cell selection/depletion, expansion, stimulation, transduction, cryopreservation, and preparing patient infusions. 
  • Perform routine review of executed GMP process documentation. 
  • Submit deviation documentation and complete deviation investigations and reports. 
  • Maintain and operate primary process equipment, such as incubators, centrifuges, cell sorting/selection equipment and controlled rate freezers. 
  • 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. 
  • Participate in Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA) development and completion, and GMP Systems change control. 
  • Participate in quality/compliance improvement and technical development projects. 
  • Provide guidance and training to junior staff. 
  • Work with Process Engineering and GMP Systems to lead equipment on-boarding and validation projects. 
  • 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. 
  • Lead by example and take responsibility in the support of safety and cGMP compliance

Qualifications

Minimum: 

  • Bachelor's degree in a biological science and one year of postgraduate lab experience required. Relevant experience in lieu of degree is acceptable.  
  • Experience with cell culture. 
  • Must be able to support and communicate effectively in a diverse team environment. 
  • Must be able to work efficiently, with strong attention to detail in a highly regulated environment. 
  • Must demonstrate solid time management and organizational skills, and 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). 
  • Must have the ability to stand for long periods. 
  • 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. 
  • Ability to work non-standard shifts and occasional weekend days or evenings.

 

Preferred: 

  • 3+ years' experience as a production associate for cGMP Cell Therapy product production. 
  • Mastery of open aseptic processing, working in biosafety cabinets. 
  • Establishing and maintaining long-term T-cell lines/clones preferred. 
  • Experience writing or revising standard operating procedures, manufacturing batch records, and other GMP Systems documentation. 
  • Computer skills highly desirable (MS Office). 

Cellular Therapy Lab (CTL) Technologist I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14962

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 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 Hospital) 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 I. This a full-time position (40 hours per week). This position requires a flexible schedule that can include on-call, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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, perform SOP qualifications, and 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
  • Potentially assist with the bone marrow collection within operating rooms
  • Perform clinical trials processing:
    • CliniMACS® cell selection e.g. CD34+ cell enrichment, CD3+ cell depletion
    • CAR-T therapy processing and cryopreservation

Qualifications

Required:

  • Four-year college degree with major in biological science or related degree
  • Basic hematology knowledge
  • Motivation and initiative to learn new scientific theory and applications
  • Mature judgment
  • Work independently
  • Proven team player
  • 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
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities


Preferred:

  • 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

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

Certified Medical Assistant - 0.8 FTE - Blood and Marrow Transplant

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14917

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

Certified Medical Assistant - Clinical Trials Unit - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14772

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 and phlebotomy draws 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
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (Application must be submitted within 1st 30-days of hire)
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to follow direction and guidance
  • Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
  • Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities

Clinic House Supervisor

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14849

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 SCCA House Supervisor (HS) is responsible for ensuring that departments are staffed in accordance with established guidelines, with quality, patient safety and fiduciary expectations in mind. The HS acts as the single point of contact for physicians, departments, nursing and administrative management team, to assist in the timely and accurate placement of patients, and all aspects of patient movement and coordination of care.


The House Supervisor is also responsible for coordinating patient transfers & admissions to the SCCA hospital, University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), or Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH). The HS oversees the work of the Transition Coordinator(s) to achieve these goals. The HS works closely with the Administrator On-Call (AOC) to appropriately navigate both routine and unexpected situations that can affect patients or staff.

Responsibilities

Staffing:

  • Directs and supervises the Department Coordinator to implement and adjust staffing plans
  • In coordination with clinical units, deploys and manages resource nurses and staff to units in need of additional staffing
  • Works closely with clinic leaders to reallocate staff resources to best meet the needs of the clinic, when necessary and appropriate
  • Authority and accountability over adherence to staffing policies on all units
  • Coordinate with charge nurses and clinical leaders to deploy Resource RNs to departments in need of supplemental staffing
  • Aides in development of charge nurse’s competencies in determining appropriate and cost-effective staffing
  • Continuously monitors daily operations – integrating data from electronic systems, personal communication, and physical unit round to assure patient care effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction
  • Rounding routinely 1-2 times per shift
  • Assists staff to understand a more global perspective in decision making
  • Ability to serve as a clinical and administrative coach to assist staff in identifying problems and evaluating patient/family care
  • Actively Participate in DOSH meetings; holds attendees accountable to staffing guidelines and insures collaborative approach to staffing decisions; intervenes with solutions to resolve challenges
  • Provides leadership for effective communication and collaboration between disparate stakeholders to achieve the common goal of safe, high quality patient care
  • Coordinates interdepartmental efforts to facilitate a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Evaluates each situation and implements emergency responses as appropriate

 

Patient Placement:

  • Leads SCCA clinic-wide wide patient flow meeting with charge nurses and central staffing office to expedite patient placement and ensure appropriate staffing levels
  • Maintains ongoing communication with all units, including UWMC and SCH
  • Establishes strong collaborative relationships with charge nurses and nurse managers/ managers in each department and with key physicians and APPs
  • Reviews patient flow data for upcoming one to two weeks and plans for anticipated census in collaboration with Unit leadership


Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Has authority and accountability to validate personnel decisions when workload targets are either +/-. These would include most efficient and cost effective use of:
    • Per diem personnel
    • On Call personnel
    • Travelers
    • Overtime
    • Resource team
  • Accountable for appropriate use of financial resources including staffing resources
  • Accountable in ensuring adherence to organizational programs and/or initiatives designed to maximize the return on organization financial resources through improvements and service delivery, reduction in expenses, and/or optimization of revenue


General Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the Administrator on Call in a timely manner of potential disasters or safety issues
  • Assumes leadership role in protecting patients, families, visitors and staff when actual unsafe situations are identified
  • Responds to and effectively manages patient complaints that are escalated to the House Supervisor
  • Participates in quality improvement projects that affect patient flow and staffing
  • Participates as member of various Code response teams and demonstrates effective leadership performing defined response roles
  • Role-models family centered approach to care
  • Role-models collaboration and teamwork to facilitate decision making
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills and proven conflict resolution skills
  • Creates and fosters a working environment that promotes effective communication, collaboration, creativity and optimal productivity
  • Maintains clinical knowledge in oncology nursing
  • Uses clinical judgment and collaborative skills to make decisions in the best interest of the patient
  • Supports the purpose and vision of the SCCA

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
  • Current State of Washington Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Experience in one or more areas of medical surgical or critical care nursing
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Proficient computer knowledge and skills with all systems and existing technology relating to staffing and patient flow. Ability to adapt to changing technology requirements.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Charge RN experience
  • Oncology experience in an ambulatory setting
  • At least 5 years of nursing experience

Clinical Analyst I

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14846

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 primary role of the Clinical Analyst is to support key analytic and business intelligence needs across the alliance. They will do so by utilizing data from a variety of sources in and outside of the data warehouse, developing insightful conclusions through descriptive analysis, and effectively communicating findings to colleagues and business partners. There will be a strong focus on supporting the development of standard metrics as well as producing recurring and ad hoc reports that enable the SCCA to assess and improve the efficiency of healthcare delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with SCCA leaders to develop standard metrics based on the analytical needs of the organization and effectively present this information to key customers.
  • Interview business partners to obtain requirements for data, reports, analyses, visualization functionality and create content to specifications, designing with the goal of reduced reliance, over time, on the BI department.
  • Perform data discovery on a variety of data sources to gain understanding of the data to be analyzed. Utilize SQL or other data management tools to compile and structure datasets to support meaningful analysis.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to the analyst community and the organization by efficiently sharing key learnings and promoting business intelligence capabilities with business partners.
  • Clearly communicate and explain methodology and analytic approach of work products to both analytic and non-analytic audiences. Provide supporting technical and business documentation for data definitions and processes.

Qualifications

Required:

  • BA/BS in healthcare informatics, business/healthcare administration or other similar degree
  • 2 years of experience working with data (data development/business intelligence/analytics)
  • Strong analytical and investigative mind, curious, highly logical
  • Passion for data, analytics, business intelligence, data visualization and innovation
  • Ability to learn new tools and content (e.g. data sources) quickly and independently
  • Strong communication skills, especially between operational staff and supervisors as well as hospital administrators
  • Clear and concise communication, both written and verbal
  • Efficient/good time management
  • Ability to create high-quality analytic work products

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with Epic’s reporting suite: Reporting Workbench, Crystal Reports, Slicer Dicer
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry and terminology and/or experience working with healthcare data (e.g. scheduling, billing, clinical, research data)
  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of business intelligence tools and capabilities (e.g. SSMS, Tableau, OLAP, R or other statistics packages, data warehousing, data modeling)
  • Intermediate SQL, Tableau, experience with BI principles, data visualization, design, and delivery
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodology

Clinical Courier

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14823

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 Courier 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.

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)

 

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 -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, Center for Accelerated Translation in Pancreas Cancer

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14826

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, Center for Accelerated Translation in Pancreas Cancer (CATPAC) is responsible for day-to-day coordination of clinical and preclinical studies under the direction of the PI and the Hingorani Translational Research Program Manager. This part-time position represents an excellent opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated individual with a passion for research to work and learn in a dynamic scientific environment while addressing important problems relevant for the successful treatment of cancer.

 

The Coordinator will be primarily responsible for the operations of our pancreas cancer biorepository program and other pancreas cancer research team studies. This will involve implementing study processes, assisting with protocol development, coordinating collections and shipments, assuring adherence to regulatory guidelines and maintaining study records. This position will define and implement best practices for data and materials management. 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the CATPAC pancreas biorepository and ensure program compliance with SOPs
  • Coordinate operations of the biorepository project and assist with resource planning
  • Prepare study templates and documentation for collection and distribution of specimens; ensure regulatory compliance
  • Manage priorities for a team of data coordinators responsible for consent, collection and day-to-day collection activities
  • Manage specimen distribution process; pickup at UW Medical Center and courier samples to their destinations and/or coordinate pickup and distribution with the assistance of on-call staff
  • Manage protocol modifications and annual reporting requirements
  • As needed, review medical records to ascertain study eligibility and consent study subjects to biorepository protocol
  • May attend clinic visits when appropriate to provide education about study requirements
  • Coordinate and ensure quality of clinical data abstraction
  • Identify and communicate procedural problems
  • Create and maintain project web sites
  • Manage project databases and tracking tools; maintain knowledge of database definitions and usage and work with programmers to modify as needed
  • Monitor project/study expenses and prepare financial reports
  • Serve as a point of contact for protocol procedures, data and specimen collection requirements and other study related operations
  • Support multiple projects in varied environments with frequently competing deadlines and changing priorities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a biological field
  • Minimum of two years of clinical research or related experience, previous experience in oncology research is preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to grasp details of situation quickly and volunteer and facilitate solutions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent critical thinking with ability to synthesize a large amount of information and anticipate needs
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly and independently learn new technologies
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and data management tools
  • Must be flexible and quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure
  • Occasional nights and/or weekends will be required

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 Operations Director, Immunotherapy Integrated Research

FH Administration Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14893

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. The mission of Fred Hutch is the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death. We believe that immunotherapy, particularly adoptive T cell therapies, are at the forefront of these curative treatments for cancer patients. C

 

The Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center (IIRC) has mission to increase collaborative research and stimulate transformative cancer discovery.  The IIRC clinical research organization (IIRC-CRO) manages adoptive T cell therapy clinical trials in the Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic (BFIC) at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The Clinical Program Operations Director oversees this clinical research team and, in collaboration with the Medical Director, the IIRC clinical program. 

 

As a Fred Hutch strategic initiative, we value inclusion and a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives to inform our work. We believe in supporting each other through mentorship and providing resources for professional development. Given these values, we strive to make our recruitment and promotion processes fair and transparent. Therefore, we strongly encourage all individuals with an interest in the position to apply.

Responsibilities

This position reports to the Medical Director of the Integrated Immunotherapy Research Center - Clinical Research Organization (IIRC-CRO) and the Vice President of the Interdisciplinary Science Administration (ISA). This position oversees a portfolio of over 25 clinical research trials and growing, works independently and in cooperation with internal and external stakeholders to manage operations and maintains professional relationships with study sponsors and regulatory agencies, and directs a leadership team that includes regulatory, data, research support, nursing, and administrative roles. Responsibilities include:


Programmatic Role

  • Collaborate with the program Medical Director to plan and set clinical program goals
  • Develop year over year programmatic goals within the Interdisciplinary Science Administration (ISA) that support overall growth and development of the IIRC-CRO
  • Operationalize and manage metrics in support of IIRC goals
  • Oversee multiple interdisciplinary forums that support a broad range of collaboration, management of trials, and dissemination of programmatic trends and activities
  • On behalf of the Medical Director, and in conjunction with the Program and Operations Manager, oversees the program portfolio and provides data for planning/goal setting. Works independently to plan for program needs based on trial pipeline


Managerial and Operational Role

  • Directs the IIRC-CRO leadership team, including regulatory, data, research support, nursing, and administrative roles to align on the goals of the IIRC
  • In conjunction with the IIRC-CRO leadership team, oversee the regulatory, safety, compliance and monitoring of the IIRC-CRO trial portfolio
  • Collaborate with the Business Development and Strategy group in messaging the core functions of the IIRC-CRO and value proposition for potential partners
  • Monitor program resources such as space, equipment and personnel, ensuring that current program resource needs are met, and future program resource needs are anticipated

 

Cross Collaboration Duties

  • Enhance and bridge collaborations with internal and external stakeholders, including clinical sites of practice, external partners and SCCA partners
  • Collaborate with the IIRC Finance team to oversee team budgets, resource allocation and resource planning to support upcoming projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum three years of staff management experience and five years of experience in all phases of clinical trials management; must include experience in the management of investigator initiated clinical trials
  • Working knowledge of the finance of clinical trials, proven ability to partner with a finance team to run a financially stable organization
  • Strong knowledge of clinical operations and current regulations related to FDA, INDs, IDEs and Good Clinical Practice
  • Strong prioritization, communication and clinical interpretive skills
  • Proven ability to develop effective, collaborative relationships at all levels
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and statistics is preferred

Clinical Technologist I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14821

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.

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 three months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing
  • Must obtain Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification through ASCP or AMT within six 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
  • Method Development experience
  • PGx experience

Clinical Technologist I - Certified

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14720

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 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 and in 6th and 7th floor Satellite Labs.

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

  • 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
  • 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 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 I - Certified

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14719

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 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 and in 6th and 7th floor Satellite Labs.

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

  • 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.
  • 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

Communications Specialist

FH Administration Division
Category: Communications and Marketing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14940

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.


As a member of Fred Hutch’s Communications & Marketing Department, the communications specialist plays an integral role in supporting and executing Fred Hutch’s communications strategy. Reporting to the communications manager, the position is primarily responsible for assisting the team with proactive internal and external communications campaigns and managing inbound requests while maintaining high-quality media monitoring and reporting systems. You’ll partner with colleagues in employee communications, marketing, content and web design, and work across the organization in both the scientific and administrative divisions on integrated communications and marketing initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Assist communications team in drafting content, including: news releases, briefing materials, social media posts, media coverage reports and internal announcements
  • Support media opportunities, including screening media requests and identifying proactive opportunities as well as staffing and managing interviews
  • Establish and maintain relationships with traditional and digital media
  • Develop and update project trackers, media lists, editorial calendars, coverage reports and media relations webpage
  • Support high-visibility, integrated communications and marketing announcements and campaigns across earned and owned channels
  • Coordinate and participate in communications trainings for individuals and teams across the campus

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or equivalent experience desired
  • 2-3 years of experience in a media relations or other communications role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong writing, editing and verbal communications skills and familiarity with AP style (be prepared to share writing samples)
  • Basic working knowledge of media relations, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) and basic marketing principles

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference given to candidates with health sciences, technology and/or nonprofit experience
  • Experience using project management and media tracking tools (Cision, Asana, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to distill complex information (science, research, technology) into compelling stories and message points
  • Experience producing online content and amplifying stories and campaigns through digital channels and social media
  • Awareness of local, regional, trade and national reporters covering science, health care and technology
  • Strong connection to the Fred Hutch mission and health sciences preferred
  • Experience generating content for multiple audiences including those curious about science, prevention, healthcare and supporting mission-based organizations.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills; basic understanding of/experience with creation and delivery of clear and persuasive communications for varying audiences
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively within and across teams
  • Demonstrate a responsive, customer service ethic
  • Rapid responder to media and internal stakeholders outside of traditional business hours, and across time zones
  • Interest in attending and covering occasional events outside of normal office hours
  • Organized self-starter comfortable with ambiguity and complexity
  • Experience tracking and managing multiple projects with differing priorities and deadlines
  • Analytical approach and creative problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working across all levels of the organization and with a diverse group of stakeholders and across different subject areas

Community Engagement Project Manager

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
ZA-Soweto
Job ID: 14960

Overview

The Community Engagement Project Manager provides technical assistance to a subset of HIV Vaccine Clinical Research Sites in Southern Africa and assists with development of new Clinical Research Sites. The Project Manager also supports Core/Leadership Operations Centre (LOC) program activities related to protocol implementation in the region, with an emphasis on providing on site-training to education/outreach/recruitment staff as well as supporting sites with retention and with the development and maintenance of their Community Advisory Boards. Manages projects as directed by the Director of Social and Behavioural Sciences and Community Engagement.

Responsibilities

Community Engagement coordination, support and implementation

  • Manage community engagement training and support for HVTN sites as assigned by the Director of Social and Behavioural Sciences and Community Engagement.
  • Provide technical support to community engagement efforts at HIV Vaccine Trials Network Clinical Research Sites – including training, community education, program evaluation and support for recruitment, retention and outreach program development
  • Manages information dissemination linkages between HVTN Core and key community engagement constituencies (e.g. CER working group, Global CAB working group).
  • Development of educational materials for use by HVTN sites during study implementation

Clinical Research Support, quality assurance, protocol adherence

  • Provide support for any special operational requirements surrounding global vaccine research protocol development & implementation including public relations with civil society organizations.
  • Assist research sites in the development of strategies to raise awareness about HIV vaccine research in their communities and maintain informed and engaged community partners.

Project Management

  • Planning for new projects
  • Timely delivery of project implementation in an environment where several concurrent projects are
  • being implemented
  • Support for Clinical Research Sites as they develop Annual Community Engagement Workplans
  • Review and approval of Clinical Research Site Annual Plans and mid-year reports

Provide gender and human sexual diversity training

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, sexual and gender differences and the ability to discuss these topics without embarrassment or judgement
  • Timely project implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with sites
  • Training Facilitation 

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • BA/BS in a public health, education, communication, community development or the behavioural sciences.
  • Experience in developing and implementing prevention programs in HIV/AIDS, STDs or a related field of study.
  • Additional experience in training and the development of communication programs and materials, and/or community advocacy is desirable.

COMPETENCIES /SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE

  • Racial, ethnic, gender and sexual cultural sensitivity Community Leadership
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Trial Coordination
  • Project Coordination Clinical Research Experience
  • Community Interaction Management
  • Flexibility – able to travel internationally and within South Africa, and able to work after traditional business hours for communication with the coordinating centre and sponsors in the USA
  • The ability to operate independently in an empowered team environment.
  • Effective presentation skills to ensure information is clear and understandable
  • Takes initiative
  • Good time management and works within set deadlines
  • Flexible and adaptable to the changing needs of a dynamic environment

Compensation Analyst

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14615

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 Compensation Analyst will assist with overall administration of base compensation programs for both Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), primarily focusing on compensation analyses, job classification and compensation consulting. This position works under general supervision and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in independently analyzing jobs and salaries and in guiding pay decisions.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct analysis of jobs, salaries and market trends to evaluate relative market value and internal equity for a variety of jobs and compensation programs; prepare and present related recommendations to management to support decision making
  • Assist with planning and administering base salary compensation programs. Includes reviewing salary adjustments for conformance to established guidelines, providing interpretation of and sound counsel on compensation policies and practices; maintaining job and compensation program data in HRIS, and effectively coordinating related processes with other internal staff and departments
  • Respond to requests for new or revised FLSA, title, pay, and salary grade classifications by collecting and analyzing job information and descriptions, external data and internal comparisons to determine classifications that ensure market competitiveness, internal equity and legal compliance
  • Reviews employee pay transactions and contractor payment requests; acts as primary liaison with Employee Services, Payroll, Accounts Payable and other departments to resolve related issues and facilitate timely and accurate transaction processing
  • Partner with various HR team members and Fred Hutch/SCCA managers and staff to develop compensation solutions and salary offers and to mitigate and resolve compensation issues
  • Participate in planning and administering annual pay increase programs for both organizations from developing initial budget projections through application of individual pay transactions and post mortem assessments
  • Participate in developing, maintaining and implementing policies and practices to provide an understandable and consistent framework for Fred Hutch / SCCA compensation programs
  • Respond to salary surveys and participate on related steering committees. Maintain and build relationships with peers at other institutions to foster support for commissioned surveys and best practices research.
  • Write and/or assist with preparing job descriptions to be used for a variety of purposes, including job pricing and the development of standards for cross-organizational positions.
  • Assist with maintaining departmental files, databases and analytical tools
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business or related field or equivalent experience
  • 2 or more years of compensation analysis experience
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills; familiarity with Word, Access and HRIS
  • Knowledge of compensation practices, problem solving, analytical, consultative, project management and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and professionalism in handling sensitive information

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certified Compensation Professional
  • Experience using PeopleSoft
  • Experience in heathcare or research environments

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.

Curriculum Designer

FH Administration Division
Category: Project Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14923

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) received funding from the National Institutes of Health for “Frontiers in Cancer Research”, a program to develop curricular materials for secondary life science students. We are seeking a part-time Curriculum Designer to support our efforts. This position reports to the Program Manager, Frontiers in Cancer Research.

Responsibilities

The Curriculum Designer will be responsible for developing and refining lesson materials for our curriculum materials. This includes working closely with the Program Manager and SEP teachers to incorporate feedback into the lessons. Using strong content knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge, the Designer will develop lessons as well as refine existing ones. Alongside staff and consultants, the Designer will help manage the graphic design of materials, ensure consistency in lesson formatting, and assist in the production of lessons for print/web.

Qualifications

Required:

  • BA/BS in a related field required
  • Minimum of three years post-master's or five years post-bachelor's related project/study management experience in a research setting
  • Developing science curriculum responsive to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • Google Drive/ Google Doc
  • Unit and lesson planning using NGSS Storylines, Ambitious Science Teaching, or similar approaches
  • Coordinating project tasks with multiple team members
  • Synthesizing scientific background information and developing reading materials for students


Preferred:

  • Graphic design and utilizing graphics software
  • Strong scientific background; solid knowledge of cancer and cancer research
  • Secondary science teaching experience
  • Master’s degree or PhD in science education or related field, or equivalent experience

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 - Application Support Engineer III

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14776

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

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is interested in supporting a large, mission-critical, clinical research data management system used to treat and address cancer. Candidates who are excited about the mission of the Fred Hutchinson Center and cancer research in general are encouraged to apply. The position has a competitive salary with great benefits.

 

This person will serve in a full-time role of data analyst/programmer, working as a lead data analyst. The person will be focused on:

  • building expertise on the internal clinical research dataset and data systems
  • understanding and supporting the different business functions that our systems coordinate, both for research users on the Fred Hutch side and clinical users engaged in patient care and clinical operations at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)
  • working with scientific researchers to analyze and understand clinical data
  • supporting clinical operations of SCCA and Fred Hutch (including system data interfaces with external institutions of the Consortium)
  • programming and automating reports to extract and deliver clinical data to investigators, clinicians and clinical support staff
  • providing research application of our clinical data integrated with external data sources (Amalga) on behalf of the Clinical Research Division's scientific mission

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6-9 years of directly related experience
  • Experience in working with Microsoft SQL Server and related Microsoft SQL products
  • Strong skills in analyzing relational data and problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including working directly with users


Preferred:

  • Experience in working in the health care and/or medical research fields

Data Coordinator II

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14818

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

  • Abstract clinical research data from patient medical charts. Data includes diagnosis information, pathology results, imaging results, medication data, procedure notes and more.
  • Key enter data into Clinical Division research data base, or record on specific data forms for electronic research files
  • Check research files for missing data and download records as needed
  • Check for protocol compliance
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Requires minimum 1 year of medical chart review/data abstraction experience
  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology, ability to read and interpret lab, pathology, imaging and other medical documents
  • Prior Oncology or HSCT experience preferred

Data Coordinator II

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14884

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 Data Coordinator (DC) is responsible for the documentation and monitoring of Phase 1-3 clinical trials, including the collection, coordination, processing and quality control of clinical trial data. The position will track clinical activity and subject visits, and abstract and report data. The DC will work on studies for at least two investigators, and regularly update those investigators on progress and activity. The DC will work closely with a Clinical Research Coordinator and will report directly to the Clinical Program Operations Director.

Responsibilities

  • Abstracts patient/participant data from medical records timely, according to protocol reporting guidelines
  • Maintains databases and shadow charts with source documentation, demonstrates knowledge of database definitions
  • Tracks study timelines and assures that procedures are completed per protocol
  • Identifies procedural problems and communicates to the study coordinator, PI and program director as appropriate
  • Resolves database queries and inaccuracies timely
  • Creates and maintains tracking tools
  • Performs routine audits to ensure quality and completeness of the data submitted, identifies missing data and corrects deficiencies
  • May occasionally attend clinic visits when appropriate to provide education about study requirements or obtain data
  • Serves as a resource to investigators, subjects, and collaborating physicians, service areas and organizations with questions about study procedures and operations
  • May assist in the development of databases and case report forms
  • Serves as main point of contact with study monitors, schedules monitoring visits and completes associated tasks
  • Prepares research sample collection kits, delivers to collection sites, and assures samples are collected and routed appropriately
  • Performs other duties as assigned including archiving records of closed studies, maintaining shared drive files, requesting medical records from outside providers
  • In collaboration with the Investigator and study coordinator, anticipates and plans for data deadlines
  • Keeps knowledge and skills current by completing mandated training and attending meetings with the study team and the Consortium, such as the monthly coordinator meeting, relevant brown bags, faculty and administrative presentations, and other opportunities of interest

Qualifications

  • Associate degree or equivalent experience required
  • One to two years of experience working in healthcare environment with oncology and/or research experience required
  • Strong computer skills and experience with data entry and databases. Prefer experience with Medidata RAVE
  • Competency in Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to organize work
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, under supervision, and be a team player
  • Ability to adapt and respond appropriately to competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of FDA, GCP, and NIH requirements preferred
  • Strong preference given to candidates with previous experience conducting clinical trials in hematologic malignancies

Data Coordinator Trainee

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Health Information Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14836

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 Cancer Surveillance System (CSS) is an integral part of the Division of Public Health Sciences Epidemiology Department of Fred Hutch. CSS was established in 1974 under contract with the U.S. National Cancer Institutes's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program. Its mission is to provide high quality data on all newly-diagnosed cancers (except non-melanoma skin cancers) occurring in residents of 13 counties in northwest Washington State. This department is responsible for the initial identification of 35,000 potential incident cases annually. CSS staff members perform all necessary activities to synthesize information from multiple sources and to adjudicate and validate 350 data items per case from traditional and non-traditional data sources.


Data Coordinators are responsible for reviewing all forms of HIPAA medical documentation for state mandated cancer registration and code over 350 data items for each new cancer diagnosis. In this position, one will be expected to consistently document and classify demographic, incidence, molecular, histologic, treatment and survival information following complex guidelines promulgated and annually updated by the national standard setters. Because this data is used to address clinical, epidemiologic and public health questions at both the local and national level, all staff members are required to participate in ongoing daily training to maintain a high level of technical accuracy demanded of this data. Nearly all aspects of this position are performed on a computer and from reading online source material. This is a reading-intensive position and requires someone who is capable of working independently.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor existing source record volumes, timeliness, and format and work with data providers regarding issues through resolution
  • Precisely apply the closely related but distinct lexicons for determining disease reportability, number of primaries, primary site and histology and for assigning various stage at diagnosis classifications
  • Synthesize patient's medical experience from diagnosis through first course of treatment following documentation protocols for various data source types
  • Document and classify data from traditional HIPAA medical documentation sources (EMR, NA, PR, HL7, and DI) and emerging new sources (MU CDA, ANSI-837, RIS, CHARS, and APCD) according to specific guidelines
  • Interpret, classify, and report on experimental, molecular, and pathologic test results from patient transcripts
  • Adjudicate discrepancies in data provided by various data sources
  • Perform targeted audits on outlier cohorts
  • Prepare written reports on data results as part of ongoing quality assurance protocols
  • Write newsletter articles as assigned or voluntarily submit articles geared toward improving the skills of our data providers
  • Follow established protocols and provide recommendations for process improvements
  • Update existing procedural documentation and draft new procedures
  • Validate training exercises and provide narrative feedback on issues using prescribed format
  • Meet the minimum of 98% accuracy in incident reporting and progress to 99.5% accuracy
  • Meet the minimum productivity standards for the various workflows
  • Report on performance daily

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications

  • BA/BS in a scientific field that includes college level anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology, and the ability to apply the scientific knowledge within this specific area of study
  • Ability to work full days at a computer workstation as all aspects of this position are performed on a computer on-site at the Hutch. This is a reading-intensive position using two or three monitors concurrently displaying scientific and medical technical documentation.
  • High attention to detail
  • Clear and concise writing skills


Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with procedure or technical writing (provide samples)
  • Prior experience working in a data-driven environment

Data Coordinator, Temporary

FH Administration Division
Category: Philanthropy and Fundraising
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14814

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 temporary Data Coordinator will carry out essential day to day administrative tasks of the Foundation Relations team as well as special projects related to the maintenance and growth of the unit’s programmatic goals. In coordination with the Project Coordinator for Foundation Relations and Foundation Relations Associate Directors, the incumbent will provide essential data entry and data hygiene functions, perform prospect research assignments, and draft ongoing announcements from the Foundation Relations team to the research community. The incoming temporary employee will carry out these assignments during a contract period, and if indicated by business goals of the unit, the position may be converted to a full-time employee position.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee maintenance of the project calendar for Foundation Relations. This includes verifying that proposals, progress reports, events, and other cultivation and stewardship efforts are scheduled and tracked to ensure that all research, fundraising, and administrative activities are completed.
  • Incumbent will be responsible for maintaining up to date records on prospect strategy, solicitation and stewardship in Raiser’s Edge with input and guidance from Foundation Relations fundraisers
  • Perform regular query activity of grants database to synchronize tracking of philanthropic grant activity and enable accurate forecasting of progress toward philanthropic goals
  • Using public and subscription resources, perform initial and ongoing prospect research to maintain up to date records in Philanthropy’s proprietary funding opportunity database
  • Using public, subscription and funding opportunity database resources, craft routine campus-wide announcements notifying potential applicants of funding opportunities
  • In concert with subject matter experts and to the degree possible, participate in development of cross-database automation 
  • Occasionally engage with the Office of Sponsored Research to enable distribution and preparation of grant opportunities and proposals
  • Handle various clerical responsibilities as assigned such as processing and reconciling expense documents, ordering supplies, preparing FedEx packages, and distributing mail

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in related field preferred or commensurate work experience
  • Ideal candidate will have 1 year of experience working with multiple commercial and proprietary databases
  • Interest or experience in devising tools to connect across databases especially desired
  • Exceptional computer and word processing skills, proficiency with a variety of software packages (MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint (or other presentation software), Excel) required
  • Experience using SharePoint, Tableau, Peoplesoft, Raiser's Edge and Adobe software is highly desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization, time management and data management skills
  • Experience in a research setting or understanding of grant and contract management desired

Data Manager

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
UG-Kampala
Job ID: 14904

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.

 

Global Oncology (GO), a cross-divisional program within the Director’s Office of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has a mission to generate cancer research that has global impact, and support the development research capacity and clinical care to reduce the cancer burden in low- and middle-income countries. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) that advances research, capacity building, and cancer care. Fred Hutch operates in Uganda as the Hutchinson Centre Research Institute of Uganda, or HCRI-Ug.

The HCRI-Uganda Data Manager (DM) manages data from human subjects research studies conducted by HCRI-Uganda, in partnership with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI), in Kampala, Uganda. At the direction of the Global Oncology Biostatistician, the DM will ensure that suitable project/study databases are built and tested, and that data is collected, entered and managed with the aim of generating the high-quality data, in compliance with regulations. Typical tasks will include developing databases, reviewing data, identifying and addressing data queries, cleaning data, and fulfilling data requests. The Data Manager will interact with the HCRI-Uganda Data Coordinators, study teams and Quality Assurance/Regulatory staff, as well as the Biostatistician and Principal Investigator, to meet the data needs of their assigned studies.

This is a temporary, three-month position.

Responsibilities

  • The Data Manager will personally handle data from human subjects in research studies. Therefore, s/he must be committed to maintaining respect for participants and following all applicable rules and regulations regarding human subjects research.
  • Responsible for management of human research clinical and laboratory data from assigned HCRI-Uganda research studies, to ensure the highest quality data.
  • Follow Good Clinical Data Management Practices (GCDMP) and all other program, funder, or regulatory requirements.
  • Closely follow data management procedures as described in standard operating procedures (SOPs), study specific procedures (SSPs), Data Management Plans (DMPs), and other relevant documents.
  • Design, test, validate, and implement new databases for studies as they are launched, following SOPs/SSPs and verified by the Biostatistician.
  • Assist the Biostatistician and Investigators with the design of case report forms (CRFs), with the aim of minimizing data collection errors, as requested. Report all requested modifications to study CRFs after study launch to the Biostatistician. Make approved changes to databases and CRFs.
  • Oversee activities of Data Coordinators for assigned studies: ensure that SOPs/SSPs for CRF data entry and other day-to-day procedures are followed.
  • Responsible for monitoring that data entry is occurring in as close as possible to real-time during study conduct and facilitating resolution of problems by the Data Coordinators and study clinical teams.
  • Create and apply (or supervise application by Data Coordinators) data cleaning tools (edit checks, batch edits, scripts for coding data, etc.) to study data according to SSPs/SOPs.
  • With the assistance of Data Coordinators, manage and monitor resolution of data queries.
  • Ensure that laboratory or other non-clinical data are received by the data operations staff, are complete, and are managed appropriately. Collaborate with laboratory staff to resolve queries regarding laboratory data.
  • Collaborate with the Biostatistician to review and make necessary revisions to SOPs, SSPs and DMPs, to ensure that these documents accurately reflect actual practices. Keep Biostatistician informed of changes to working procedures.
  • Create adequate documentation of data collection and management, e.g., data dictionaries, database testing, data cleaning scripts, and modifications to data and databases. Communicate these to the Biostatistician for review and management.
  • Collaborate with laboratory staff to create specimen pull-lists using clinical data, as needed.
  • Be the primary source of information about the status of study data and database, for investigators and biostatistician and others.
  • Cooperate with the Biostatistician during data audits, inspections, export, routine reports (e.g., the Data Operations Report), and data requests, as requested and in a timely manner.
  • Routinely export data to the Biostatistician or, in cooperation with the Biostatistician, to the Global Oncology Data Portal.
  • Participate or lead regular meetings of the data operations team.
  • Attend project meetings for assigned projects, as appropriate and requested by the Study Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Authorized to work in Uganda without sponsorship.
  • Relevant degree or three year diploma (IT, computer programming, biostatistics).
  • 3 years (Data Manager) or 8 years (Senior Data Manager) clinical data management experience.
  • Understanding of data management practices and tools. GCDMP knowledge. Desire to increase data management training and skills to establish a long-term career in data management.
  • MS Office literacy (Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Proficiency in one or more data collection systems (e.g. DataFax / DFdiscover, Forte EDC, MS Access, RedCap). Ideally, some experience querying databases in SQL on any relational database system (e.g. MSSQL, MySQL and/or Access).
  • Proficiency in one or more of R, Stata, or SAS statistical analyses software.
  • Human Subjects Protection and Good Clinical Practice training.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work unsupervised, taking initiative and responsibility for actions.
  • Ability to work precisely and adhere to procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Good trouble-shooter; recognize recurring issues and analyze their causes in order to reach a long-term solution.
  • Good English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good time management skills; good judgement in prioritizing tasks in relation to program and project objectives.
  • Desire to continuously improve technical and other skills, and ability to self-teach.
  • A basic understanding of medical terminology and various clinical tests and procedures would be a plus.

Data Scientist I

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14935

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 Paulovich Lab at Fred Hutch is an interdisciplinary team whose mission is to develop and implement tools for protein quantification to enable precision medicine via patient selection and characterization of novel therapeutic targets. The lab has a major focus on mass spectrometry (MS)-based proteomics (both untargeted and multiple reaction monitoring), as well as integrating proteomic data with genomic and metabolomic data. Our group is highly collaborative, participating in national and international consortia in which teams of scientists, statisticians, and clinicians work together to solve clinical or biological problems to impact human health.

 

This is a terrific opportunity within the Paulovich lab for a data scientist to work closely with our interdisciplinary team of chemists, biologists, clinicians, and statisticians to leverage multi-omic datasets to understand and predict human cancer responses to therapies. We are looking for a highly motivated, interactive, Bioinformatics/ Computational Biologist to join our proteomics team to help drive translational projects forward towards clinical applications by performing analysis and interpretation of multidimensional “-omics” datasets (DNA, RNA, protein, metabolite, and clinical phenotype) from human tumors and preclinical models. The candidate will participate in the development of data pipelines, plan and conduct analyses, interpret results, design and implement data visualizations, and help prepare figures and text for funding proposals, reports, and publications. The ideal candidate should have the ability to work independently as one hub in an interdisciplinary team.

Responsibilities

  • Apply data analysis tools and methods to enable the integration and management of large and complex “omics” datasets
  • Interpret data analyses results and write methods and results for publications and reports
  • Collaborate with statisticians, chemists, biologists, and clinicians on consortium projects
  • Research and evaluate new methods and algorithms for integrating into our existing pathway and network analysis tools
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required

  • Ph.D., M.A., or M.S. candidates with degrees in both data science-related disciplines and biology-related disciplines (e.g. a computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, biostatistics, or mathematics degree, plus a cancer biology, molecular biology, or biochemistry degree) 
  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on biological data science experience (especially with proteomics, RNA sequencing, next generation sequencing datasets)
  • Understanding of molecular biology, cancer biology, and an ability to contemplate the biological implications of results from multi-omic datasets
  • Strong programming skills (e.g. C/C++, R and Python/Perl/Java), with knowledge of the appropriate tools and libraries for working with biological data, including best software development practices (e.g. design, testing, documentation, code review)
  • Experience in pathway and network analysis as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and/or software packages
  • Familiarity with pathway and network databases and analysis algorithms
  • Programming in UNIX/LINUX environment
  • Excellent presentation skills and written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a deadline-driven environment
  • Intellectually curious with innovative and creative problem-solving skills
  • Motivated, self-starting, detailed-oriented, organized
  • Ability to learn new technologies at a fast pace
  • Ability to lead data analysis activities independently and with feedback from the group


Preferred

  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. D3.js, Vega, Google Charts, etc.)
  • Familiarity with biomedical ontologies
  • Familiarity with dimensionality reduction, regression models, machine learning and/or cloud infrastructure for scalable scientific computing
  • Experience with graph databases
  • Knowledge of SQL, JSON, and XML
  • Knowledge of statistics and machine learning algorithms

Data Scientist I-III, Spatial Single-Cell RNA Sequencing

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13745

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 Innovation Laboratory (iLab) at Fred Hutch is seeking a Masters- or PhD-level data scientist. The iLab is a new collaborative initiative of the Immunotherapy and Translational Data Science Integrated Research Centers (IIRC and TDS_IRC) with a mission to advance the introduction and development of new immuno-oncology research technologies. The iLab will spur in-house development and early adoption of novel techniques, including advanced single cell RNA spatial sequencing, T- and B-cell receptor sequencing, and other DNA/RNA-based technologies. The data scientist will work closely with lab personnel and immunotherapy researchers to develop data analysis methods for new technologies.


Over the past three years, Fred Hutch has launched three Integrated Research Centers (IRCs) to increase collaborative research across the Center and stimulate transformative cancer discovery. The IIRC, led by Dr. Stanley Riddell, and the TDS_IRC, led by Dr. Raphael Gottardo, have joined together and created the iLab to speed adoption of novel technologies, particularly those that generate large datasets of high utility to immunotherapy. The successful candidate will be embedded in the iLab, but will also have close ties to the Gottardo Lab and the TDS_IRC. The iLab will initially be housed in the Bielas Lab. Working closely with Drs. Bielas and Gottardo, the successful candidate will function with a high degree of independence as they manage daily activities. We see the integration of computational work within the iLab as an integral part of its success, providing computational innovation.


As a Fred Hutch strategic initiative, we value inclusion and a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives to inform our work. We believe in supporting each other through mentorship and providing resources for professional development. Given these values, we strive to make our recruitment and promotion processes fair and transparent. Therefore, we strongly encourage all individuals with an interest in the position to apply. To learn more about the IRCs: Immunotherapy ; Translational Data Science


We are seeking a Masters- or PhD-level data scientist to work with the iLab to develop workflows and data analysis pipelines, from novel genomics technologies developed in-house to collaboration with select industry partners. The data scientist may also support some projects more broadly, creating workflows and analyses that also include data sets generated outside of the iLab, clinical data, and other translation data sources. The ideal candidate will support large collaborative projects in a wide range of problems in oncology research and serve as a consultant/link between the iLab, laboratory and clinical scientists. The incumbent will collaborate with laboratory-based scientists, clinical investigators, biostatisticians, data scientists, programmers and computational biologists in two ways:

  • As member of the iLab, creating novel workflows and data analysis pipelines for novel technologies being tested and developed in the laboratory.
  • As a contributing member on teams using novel technologies in the iLab, creating and using computational tools for analyzing clinical and pre-clinical samples.

Through these multi-disciplinary collaborations, the data scientist will support and expand opportunities to apply novel tools and technologies to innovative pre-clinical and clinical studies.

Responsibilities

  • Consult with Fred Hutch researchers collaborating with iLab to solve their data science problems
  • Manage and set scientific priorities across projects
  • Develop and optimize computational pipelines to enable the integration and management of large and complex data sets generated in the iLab
  • Test and potentially develop open-source software for reproducible research
  • Interpret results from computational and statistical analysis
  • Assist with study design and analysis of pre-clinical and clinical trials
  • Participate in the dissemination of research findings
  • Co-author manuscripts for publication

Qualifications

Data Scientist I - Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, statistics, computer science, or a related field and a minimum of 2+ years of hands-on data science experience

 

Data Scientist II - Bachelor's degree (Master's or PhD preferred) in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, statistics, computer science, or a related field and a minimum of 5+ years of hands-on data science experience

 

Data Scientist III - Bachelor's degree (Master's or PhD preferred) in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, statistics, computer science, or a related field and a minimum of 8+ years of hands-on data science experience

 

Minimum qualifications (all levels):

  • Experience in analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data
  • Excellent programming skills (Python, R, C/C++, Java) including best software development practices (e.g. design, unit tests, documentation, code review)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to meet deadlines

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in high-dimensional data, particularly with NGS and single-cell NGS (e.g. scRNA-seq)
  • Experience in cloud computing (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience in immunology

Digital Content Editor, Cook for Your Life

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Communications and Marketing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14936

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.

 

We are seeking a media-minded, health-and-food focused Digital Content Editor to join the Cook for Your Life team in the Public Health Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Cook for Your Life is a free online resource that strives to teach healthy cooking and eating to people affected by cancer. For every stage of the cancer journey – prevention, survivorship, in-treatment symptom management – Cook for Your Life turns science-based nutrition guidelines and recommendations into easy, tasty recipes while also offering more cooking tips and helpful advice. The website is published in English and Spanish in order to reach a broad global audience. Multiple research studies are testing the impact of the website content on improving healthy eating in cancer survivors and their families. This position is part of the research team led by Dr. Heather Greenlee.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Director of Content, Liza Schattenkerk, the Digital Content Editor will help drive the content strategy and editorial program forward by creating, editing and managing smart and engaging mixed-media content. Responsibilities include:

  • Updating and maintaining the editorial calendar
  • Creating mixed-media landing pages
  • Writing and editing external and internal blog articles and newsletters
  • Ideating and developing culinary videos
  • Social media editing and posting

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (BA) in communications, marketing, English or a related field.
  • Fluency in Spanish, including reading, writing and verbal
  • Minimum of one years’ experience in a professional writing or editing role
  • Food writing experience preferred, a love of food and cooking a must
  • An understanding of digital strategy, trends, and tools
  • Exceptional writing skills, including grammar and spelling
  • Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A passion for transforming lives and mission driven work

Director of Digital Product Development

FH Administration Division
Category: Communications and Marketing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14844

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.


Fred Hutch Communications & Marketing is seeking a proven, forward-thinking, tech- and UX-savvy Director of Digital Product Development to lead a team of web developers, TPMs and external vendors in building, optimizing and expanding its digital portfolio of websites, products, fundraising platforms and experience design efforts.


This role requires vision, a relentless commitment to our mission, strong people-management skills and the strategic acumen to navigate growing demand for tools and platforms that drive engagement with our key audiences: scientific peers, philanthropic donors, business partners and clinical trial participants. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape a new type of product organization at Fred Hutch — working alongside incredible scientists, storytellers, product owners and UX designers to build new technology that supports the science, patients, partners and employees in our quest to prevent, treat and cure the world’s most devastating diseases.

Responsibilities

  • Build, optimize and expand Fred Hutch’s digital communications and fundraising websites, platforms and products (internal and external)
  • Directly manage a web development team and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders (IT, UX, Content, Philanthropy, Marketing, etc.) and platform vendors to drive engagement
  • Drive development of new features and functionality that solve user and business needs
  • Manage and direct current, planned and backlogged project portfolio in alignment with resource plan
  • Manage and prioritize workflow to advance digital properties while balancing individual and team workloads
  • Budget for and articulate the benefits of platform upgrades, integrations and investments required to keep pace with rapidly advancing tech landscape and audience expectations
  • Provide coaching, direction, guidance and consultation to ensure continuous development of team members
  • Mentor and train platform users/CMS authors, raising the bar in both technical and non-technical aspects of platform utilization and expansion
  • Recommend and advocate for industry best practices to enhance and maintain existing deployments
  • Evangelize team offerings throughout the center via community outreach and training programs

Qualifications

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, data science or equivalent degree/experience
  • 7+ years of experience in web development, application design, software engineering and/or technical product management
  • 5+ years of people management/leadership experience and proven track-record of building high-performing teams
  • Skilled at planning, prioritization and leadership of technical teams to achieve common goals
  • 5+ years of experience managing an application development team
  • 5+ years of experience working with UX and/or product teams
  • Experience with IT budgeting, network engineering, procedure development and process improvement
  • Demonstrated experience managing small- to enterprise-class software deployment
  • Demonstrated experience with analytics, testing and campaign instrumentation (UTM, GTM)
  • 5+ years of experience working in an Agile environment
  • Master’s in computer science preferred

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive experience in responsive design, web accessibility, and microservices
  • Experience with HTML and CSS (including CSS preprocessing)
  • Experience with client-side and server-side JavaScript and JavaScript Frameworks
  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager or similar enterprise CMS platforms
  • Experience solving for distributed authorship of platforms
  • Experience with Luminate Online or Blackbaud fundraising platform
  • Experience designing and developing modern web applications or leading teams that do so
  • Solid strategic, analytical, organizational, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent judgment to influence product roadmap direction, features and priorities
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization and agency partners
  • Exceptional attention to detail; highly collaborative; confident under pressure and in meeting tight timelines
  • Healthcare, life Sciences and/or non-profit experience

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, Community Oncology Clinical Operations

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14625

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 accountable for providing clinical leadership and oversight for the SCCA Community Oncology Program in partnership with community oncology leadership, peers and physicians to achieve the organization’s strategic goals, ensure compliance with all regulations, policies and procedures and develop a collaborative work environment across all SCCA sites and with our community partners. This leader providers administrative, clinical and strategic direction while mentoring and developing leaders and staff.

Responsibilities

People:

  • Develops and maintains a culture that fosters an inclusive workplace
  • Assures effective educational services are provided for areas of responsibility
  • Develops and manages a workforce plan
  • Evaluates staff performance and provides feedback

 

Service:

  • Develops and implements an operational plan and model to deliver patient focused care and services at SCCA community oncology sites.
  • Oversees department activities related to quality improvement, risk management and safe practice
  • Assures compliance with SCCA quality improvement programs, external agencies, and regulatory bodies
  • Accountable for the development, implementation and maintenance of Standards of Practice consistent with quality care
  • Mitigates and escalates community oncology issues as appropriate
  • Assures integration and collaboration with community partners, community oncology program sites of care and SCCA at South Lake Union
  • Works in partnership with the Community Oncology Operations Director and Associate Director for Community Oncology Service Line to support SCCA strategic plans, develop department objectives and initiatives and manage budget.
  • Partners effectively with colleagues on the impact of strategic initiatives and projects across the organization.
  • Assesses, understands and communicates the impact of strategic decisions and initiatives to senior leadership
  • Promotes and supports the cultivation, dissemination and integration of local, national and international trends and best practices for academic and community cancer programs.
  • Uses lean principles to design and optimize patient experience and staff workflow

 

Financial

  • Partners with community oncology leadership in creating operating and capital budgets
  • Exercises fiscal responsibility in managing to budgets

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Nursing or equivalent degree
  • Experience in health care leadership role
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage through change
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone and in writing in a clear concise and professional manner
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive and complex health care environment.
  • Conflict mitigation, mediation and resolution skills
  • Ability to provide constructive and effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate and work with all levels of management and physician leadership
  • Critical thinking and judgement


Preferred:

  • Masters of Healthcare Administration, Business, Public Health or related field
  • Oncology Experience
  • Experience with process improvement methodologies
  • Minimum of 5 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

Director, Internal Audit

SCCA Executive Administration Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14862

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
  • 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
  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • 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

Enterprise Project Manager IV

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Project Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14870

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 purpose of project management at the SCCA is to manage or lead projects that are across multiple departments, are clinic wide or involve partner institutions in order to support SCCA and partner strategic goals and initiatives. Project Managers collaborate with process owners, technology owners, and stakeholders to identify project scope, goals, deliverables, and success criteria. Project Managers create and direct multidisciplinary project teams composed of employees from all areas of the SCCA including administration, clinical, and IT, partner institutions, and vendors. They are responsible for ensuring the project timeline, budget, scope, and quality objectives are achieved as well as appropriate project management methodology applied.

Responsibilities

Project Planning/Implementation

  • Plan, coordinate and implement projects as assigned by the manager. This includes:
    • Developing the Project Charter
    • Defining project goals, deliverables and scope
    • Defining project requirements
    • Defining milestones and associated timeline
    • Identifying project risks, and developing mitigation plans
    • Tracking and creatively resolve issues that relate to the project
    • Maintain project documentation

 

Collaboration

  • Work successfully with multidisciplinary project teams. This involves interacting with many different levels of staff, alliance partners and affiliated organizations and working with resource managers to obtain resource assignments.
  • Work with team members to obtain quality project deliverables
  • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback

 

Communication

  • Effectively use written and oral communication skills. This includes meeting facilitation; the efficient use of e-mail; creation of clear, concise project documents and presentations
  • Manage requests for changes to scope, schedule, and budget according to defined project change control procedures
  • Develop and execute project communication plan
  • Provide appropriate status updates to sponsors and stakeholders

 

Prioritization and Time Management

  • Work with department manager to assess and prioritize project workload based on organizational and departmental goals
  • Delegate work assignments appropriately
  • Set expectations and monitor delegated activates

 

Flexibility

  • Successfully manage multiple projects in varied environments and adapt to different project needs, constraints and barriers
  • Perform other/additional duties in support of the Project Management Office as needed

 

Technology and Methodology Skills

  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills in Project Management Methodologies
  • Stays knowledgeable in applicable areas of expertise i.e.; Information Technology, Business Process Improvement Methodologies, Clinical Applications, etc.

 

Leadership

  • Effectively influence actions and opinions of others
  • Provide leadership to project teams
  • Work as a partner with the organization’s leadership in achieving solutions

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Project Management IV position will possess the following qualifications: 

  • BA/BS in related field strongly preferred, 3-5 years similar experience may substitute for education required

 

Required:

  • 8+ years of Project Management experience
  • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Project Management  methodologies and tools
  • Experience managing project budgets over $750K
  • Experience hiring and managing vendors or contract staff
  • Experience managing teams of over 25+
  • Experience delivering at the program level, which includes completing a portfolio of projects
  • Leadership ability at the Program Manager level
  • Able to manage sub-project teams
  • Advanced interpersonal, oral, & written communication skills
  • Advanced organizational, and planning skills
  • Advanced meeting facilitation skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Able to work independently and prioritize work
  • Able to collaborate with partner organization staff
  • Advanced decision making skills
  • Experience working in a healthcare environment
  • Experience in Information Technology
  • Experience working in a matrix environment

 

Highly Desired:

  • Experience leading Information Technology Organization wide efforts
  • Experience with process improvement methodology
  • Experience managing vendors or contract staff
  • Proven abilities in change management

Executive Assistant

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14765

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 Executive Assistant supports the Human Resources Senior Director and departmental Directors and represents the Human Resources office in interactions both internally and externally. In this role, the Executive Assistant will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Senior Director and departmental Directors including agendas, presentations, meeting materials, preparation of correspondence, and reports. The Executive Assistant will support calendaring, call and email management, travel planning, meeting planning, and special projects. An essential member of the Human Resources staff, the Executive Assistant will anticipate needs, clear obstacles, and identify opportunities to take ownership of tasks and projects. The Executive Assistant is expected to take initiative, proactively ask questions, execute core responsibilities collaboratively, and work well within a complex organization. Must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, be customer service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines. The Executive Assistant must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution. The successful candidate consistently demonstrates discretion and good judgement when handling confidential and/or sensitive information.

Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple constantly changing calendars for Senior Director and HR Directors by proactively anticipating needs.
  • Complete multiple monthly credit card reconciliations.
  • Assist in the onboarding of new HR staff and maintain HR organizational chart accordingly. 
  • Provide thorough and detail-oriented planning and support to executive-level meetings and special events including logistics, materials, presentations, taking minutes and follow-up on action items.
  • Provide concierge level back-up support to Vice President of HR. 
  • Manage relationships with employees at all levels.
  • Draft power point presentations and correspondence.
  • Manage travel arrangements and itineraries.
  • Team support, including customer service, training, and project support.
  • Manage forwarded emails, taking responsibility for triaging priorities and responding directly in writing, in person, and by phone.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years working in an office environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on PowerPoint.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented and have experience in project coordination.
  • Able to triage/troubleshoot/respond with appropriate levels of urgency to situations which require quick turnaround/action
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment managing multiple priorities.
  • High integrity and respect for confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly flexible and able to shift focus with ease
  • Proactive with a solution-oriented focus
  • Experience in the Human Resources field and passion for supporting employees highly preferred

Executive Assistant to VP/Officer

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14700

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.

 

Looking to work on a fun team, have work-life balance, and plan team events? Come and join us at Fred Hutch! The Executive Assistant supports the Chief Information Officer and represents the Information Technology department. In this role, the Executive Assistant will provide comprehensive calendar management, triage incoming requests and correspondence, meeting support and execute on special projects. An essential member of the Center IT (CIT) staff, the Executive Assistant will anticipate needs, clear obstacles and identify opportunities to take ownership of tasks and projects. The Executive Assistant is expected to take initiative, proactively ask questions, execute core responsibilities collaboratively, and work well within a complex organization. The Executive Assistance must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, be customer service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Manage constantly changing executive calendar for Vice President of IT & Chief Information Officer by proactively anticipating needs while proactively looking ahead and anticipating needs – such as agendas, PowerPoint creation, creating or printing handouts
  • Event Planning: Partners with IT team members in scheduling, planning, setting up IT leadership events and IT department-wide teambuilding events
  • Complete multiple monthly credit card reconciliations, event and travel expenses
  • Assist in the onboarding of new IT staff and maintain IT organizational chart accordingly including walking deck and other pertinent leadership artifacts
  • Provide thorough and detail-oriented planning and support to executive-level meetings and special events including logistics, materials, presentations, taking minutes and follow-up on action items
  • Manage relationships and partnerships with leadership team, other executive assistants, high-level donors (if applicable), board members and key contacts, ensuring timely follow-up and scheduling
  • Internal communication, including written communications to executives, directors, managers, and all staff, in some cases create drafts emails to be send to staff
  • Manage travel arrangements and itineraries
  • Active member within the IT administrative team, including customer service, training, project and back-up support
  • Manage forwarded emails, taking responsibility for triaging priorities and responding directly in writing, in person, and by phone
  • Lead, develop and work with team members on special projects, as requested
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree preferred or minimum of equivalent executive administrative experience required
  • 10+ years progressively complex administrative work supporting a Vice President or C-level executive
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite in both PC and Mac platforms
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented and have experience in event and project coordination
  • Able to professionally triage and troubleshoot while using independent judgement
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and met goals in a timely manner
  • Experience scheduling on the executive-level
  • Prior work experience in Information Technology preferred
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, prioritize effectively, plan ahead, problem-solve and meet goals in a deadline driven environment
  • Highly flexible and able to change focus easily
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Highly developed organization and information management skills required
  • Strong attention to high level of detail and quality of work; strong follow through
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service
  • Willing to ask for direction or ask questions if given unclear projects or tasks
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with professionalism
  • Ability to build relationships and work in a team environment
  • Solid background in planning travel, meeting agendas

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 III

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14980

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 performs financial analysis to support budget and financial planning. 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

  • Create multi-year and annual budgets
  • Monitor financial performance relative to budget and explain variances and trends.
  • Utilize numerous data sources, analytics and personal interaction to develop keen understanding of primary drivers of financial variation
  • Assist in developing actionable steps for financial improvement
  • Evaluate financial results in context of internal and external benchmarks
  • Assist in identifying and developing targeted benchmarks
  • Conduct financial modeling to determine and analyze the financial impact of business opportunities and action plans.
  • Develop scenario/sensitivity analyses to highlight financial strengths, weaknesses and risks
  • Perform financial analysis, including historical and predictive
  • Collaborate interdepartmentally to monitor and develop actionable reports that analyze financial performance
  • Translate business problems into technical approaches to create standardized Tableau reporting dashboards which help explain budget to actual variances and guide decision making
  • Build driver-based models in support of business cases, rolling forecasts and budgets
  • Provide recommendations for changes in processes or practices that standardize, automate and optimize efficiencies in routine tasks
  • Support development of multi-year financial plan and link current year priorities and assumptions to budget and management reporting
  • Complete and submit financial surveys
  • Educate self through industry readings, conferences and other forums on critical financial and healthcare trends and analyzes and identifies potential implications for SCCA

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) required - preferably in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a related field
  • Five years of financial analytic experience, preferably in a healthcare environment or relevant experience
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and analytic skills to formulate recommendations and resolve problems.
  • Ability to research, analyze and interpret complex data
  • Strong financial skills, including a working understanding of the income statement, balance sheet and statement of cashflows
  • Sustained, proven ability to think analytically and use independent judgment
  • 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
  • Proficient with Excel functionality such as lookups, pivot tables, and charts, and comfortable working with large data sets
  • Great attention to detail
  • Able to independently grasp and apply new concepts quickly
  • Ability to effectively prioritize concurrent responsibilities and meet timelines
  • Proficient in the use of communication and organization tools such as Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • 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
  • Ability to effectively prioritize responsibilities and meet timelines


Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting or a related field
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with relational database tools such as SQL Server and Access
  • Extensive experience in exploratory data analysis and visualization
  • Experience with financial software programs such as Kaufman Hall/Axiom, Tableau, PeopleSoft, Kronos, Workday
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
  • Working knowledge of healthcare payment methodologies

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 21, 2020 and will participate in activities on campus while exploring Seattle. They will then present at a scientific symposium on May 22,2020  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 21, 2020

Symposium: Friday, May 22, 2020

Where: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 

Additional information to follow. 

Fred Hutch/Bayer Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR)

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14683

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 Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR), in collaboration with Bayer HealthCare, is seeking applications for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in health economics and outcomes research. HICOR is located within Fred Hutch’s Public Health Sciences Division, and is built on the vision of reducing the human and economic burden of cancer for patients, families and society. The HICOR team works to develop and apply innovative scientific methods in health economics, clinical and public health research and data science to enhance value in cancer care and improve outcomes for patients.

 

The interdisciplinary research portfolio includes studies in cost-effectiveness alongside clinical trials, cancer care delivery research, pragmatic clinical trials, financial toxicity and economic burden, methods for comparative- and cost-effectiveness research, and cancer informatics. Bayer HealthCare is among the world’s foremost innovators in the field of pharmaceutical and medical products, and they research, develop, manufacture and market products to improve the health of people.

 

The successful candidate will spend twelve months on-site at Fred Hutch in Seattle, Washington followed by twelve months on-site at Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc, located in Whippany, New Jersey.

Responsibilities

We are offering the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to fully participate in the scientific aspects of this portfolio, including research proposal development, data analysis and reporting, manuscript preparation, and participation in national scientific meetings. The first year of the fellowship is conducted at Fred Hutch in Seattle. The objective of the first year is to provide the fellow with the training and experience necessary for conducting pharmacoeconomic research. They will be assigned pharmaceutical economics and general health policy, and taught methods of economic assessment, health services research design, and statistical analyses.

 

During the first few months of the program, the fellow will choose an individual academic advisor to work with them to design an individualized program to meet their goals. They will meet with their advisor on a regular basis to review progress, discuss work, review and assign current research articles. In addition, they will participate in a research seminar designed to provide them with experience in evaluation, critiquing, preparing, and presenting scholarly research during each quarter of the first year, and will be expected to present a report on their independent research once during the first year.

 

The fellow will be required to participate in at least one ongoing research project with a member of the faculty and are encouraged to develop, under the supervision of the faculty mentor, at least one research proposal on a Bayer compound to be submitted to Bayer for approval. Research proposals shall be implemented while fellows are at Fred Hutch but may continue into the second year of the program. Research will be managed by the fellow under the supervision of Fred Hutch faculty and Bayer researchers.

 

During the second year of training the fellow will be part of Bayer’s US Health Economics and Outcome Research team and will conduct an approved pharmacoeconomic study in the therapeutic area of oncology. This part of the program is designed to allow fellows to learn about the role of pharmacoeconomic research in the drug development and evaluation process within the industry setting. The research may be on an existing or experimental oncology product, a therapeutic class of oncology drugs, or an oncology disease state of interest to Bayer.

 

In addition to completing their individual research project(s), the fellow will participate in ongoing pharmacoeconomic evaluations or other projects assigned by their Bayer preceptor. They will have the opportunity to interact with departments involved in clinical research, commercial development, and regulatory affairs at Bayer to learn how economic analyses are used by the pharmaceutical industry, and will also learn how Bayer uses clinical, epidemiologic and pharmacoeconomic data to support the utilization of its products. The fellow will be expected to present the results of any individual research projects to Fred Hutch faculty, graduate students, and other post-doctoral fellows as well as to their colleagues at Bayer.

Qualifications

Eligible candidates will have a medical degree and/or doctoral level degree in economics, health economics, medicine, pharmacy, epidemiology or related subjects. For those holding the MD or PharmD degree, completion of a clinical residency or equivalent experience is encouraged.

 

Candidates should submit an application consisting of curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation.

 

Please be advised: Employment-based visa requirements exclude F-1, H-1B and E-3 applicants from participating in this fellowship.

Gift Shop Sales Associate

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative 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

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.

IRB Regulatory Coordinator II - Infectious Disease Sciences

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14603

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 Regulatory Coordinator works with faculty and staff in the Infectious Disease Sciences Program in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division to ensure all regulatory compliance measures are followed for clinical trials by coordinating regulatory submissions and monitoring as well as assisting with the resolution of compliance issues. 

 

The Regulatory Coordinator works on the Infectious Disease Sciences Program’s IRB and Regulatory team reporting to the team manager/supervisor. The position is expected to work independently within a framework of established regulations and guidelines, and demonstrate initiative and sound judgment in problem solving, providing regulatory guidance and developing policies and procedures. This position has significant interactions with the PI(s), other team members, internal departments and external organizations and agencies. 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, track and maintain all correspondence and regulatory documentation required by the IRB, FDA, sponsors, and other institutional and federal oversight committees, including drafting and reviewing content as appropriate.
  • Submit all regulatory documents to the IRB and other governing bodies to maintain study compliance with GCP, institutional and federal regulations.
  • Maintain study regulatory binders and electronic files g. SharePoint, OneDrive, OnCore.
  • Perform internal audit and quality assurance checks on regulatory documents.
  • With input from PIs, study team, draft initial clinical research informed consent forms and study documents.
  • Lead study start-up; prepare and submit all required regulatory documents for new study applications; successfully open new studies from inception to accrual.
  • Prepare and present materials for monitoring visits; may serve as primary point of contact during visits.
  • Independently follow-up and resolve all issues related to regulatory concerns identified during monitoring visits.
  • Prepare and submit modifications/amendments, and continuing renewals for ongoing study maintenance in a timely manner.
  • Conduct study close-out. Be responsible for archiving regulatory documents/records, ensuring that all files are prepared for off-site storage in accordance with FDA, other applicable regulatory guidelines and program SOP.
  • Process IND external safety reports, maintain documentation of PI review and submit safety reports to the IRB as appropriate.
  • Report non-compliance and unanticipated problems to the IRB as applicable.
  • Serve as primary regulatory resource for PIs, sponsors, a study team, providing guidance on regulatory statuses, approvals and instructions regarding patient consent.
  • Serve as liaison for internal regulatory bodies (IRB, Clinical Research Support, Regulatory Affairs, etc.)
  • Stay abreast of new impacts/areas of knowledge and regulatory changes and disseminate this knowledge to the study/operations team. Work with IRB team and IDS leadership to develop standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Identify, develop and implement any necessary revisions to related policies and procedures.
  • Work with fiscal team/PI/study team regarding funding proposals, annual progress reports.
  • Coordinate and manage the regulatory documents from each participating sites for studies where IDS serves as the IRB of record (coordinating center). Also track sites’ annual continuing reviews and alert sites to upcoming expirations to prevent lapses from occurring.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree and a minimum two years of regulatory, human research protection or related experience in a research environment. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory guidelines (IB, IACUC, MUA, etc.), knowledge of FDA, GCP and NIH requirements, ability to interpret and synthesize regulations and guidelines.
  • Ability to adapt and adjust priorities based on changing needs, strong written and verbal communication skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to reach and reconcile data in reports. 
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality. 
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certified IRB Professional (CIP) certification

IT Enterprise Architect III

FH Administration Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14890

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 Fred Hutch Enterprise IT organization is looking for an Enterprise Architect (EA) III to support the technology portfolio of on-premise and cloud-based systems, applications, infrastructure and security systems as well as providing technical and security consulting functions. This role is a cross between the traditional responsibilities of an Enterprise Architect, Solutions Architect and Security Architect.


The EA helps the organization achieve its objectives by enabling the delivery of business capabilities and stewarding technology resources to their most efficient and effective use. The EA builds and maintains IT roadmaps aligned to business strategy and establishes architectural standards to minimize complexity of the technical portfolio. They also help improve integration quality, support innovation, and enable enterprise productivity and collaboration. The EA plays a key role as a cross-domain, cross-functional SME in collaborating, influencing, and guiding technology decisions and strategy in partnership with key stakeholders and leadership.

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain long-term strategic and technology roadmaps for critical IT systems, infrastructure and applications
  • Assist with the alignment of IT strategy and planning with the goals and objectives of the Fred Hutch
  • Integrate business/research strategies into the enterprise architecture roadmaps
  • Work with business and technology subject matter experts to gather and translate business requirements into innovative technical solutions
  • Develop and maintain technology and security standards and practices policies to govern the acquisition and evolution of services and solutions
  • Provide technical consulting services to IT departments, leadership, business and research community
  • Keep up to date on the latest technological trends in the industry, focusing on the areas of security, cloud computing, operating systems, storage, networking, database systems and automation
  • Technical leadership of projects to evaluate, select, design and assist with the implementation of technical solutions
  • Drive the development, adoption and consistent implementation of security architecture principles, policies and standards throughout the technical stack and across a broad range of environments, including international locations
  • Lead the design and development of engineered solutions that improve security states, address technical vulnerabilities and reduce risk to the organization
  • Manage multiple project tasks and a technology portfolio of architecture work for enterprise applications, infrastructure and security for on-premise, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS technologies and best practices
  • Create and maintain architecture documentation and diagrams (physical, logical, process flow) for current critical systems architecture including integrations and workflows
  • Act as an evangelist for technology and security practices by way of communication, socialization of ideas, concepts, and building partnerships in alignment with change management methodologies
  • Assist with the development, maintenance and testing of IT disaster recovery plans

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of IT architecture experience spanning all facets of IT; strong expertise and understanding of IT systems, security, application and full stack architecture for on-prem and cloud, cloud migrations, end to end systems lifecycle, DR, Business Continuity
  • BA/BS Math, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent educational/job experience
  • Strong verbal, written, visual communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Passion for learning, testing and evangelizing the latest technology trends and practices
  • Self-starter that can educate themselves on required topics and operate without close supervision
  • Enterprise architecture processes, principles and standards, frameworks and methods
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows (server/desktop) and Linux (CentOS/Ubuntu) management
  • Experience with public IaaS cloud computing management: Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with directory and identity management: Active Directory, Azure AD, LDAP, SSO, MFA
  • Experience with networking protocol and tools: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SSL/TLS, VPN, VLAN, Wireshark
  • Experience with server virtualization technologies: VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix, KVM

 

Desired Experience 

  • Gathering, analyzing and summarizing empirical data for problem analysis and decision making
  • Gathering and documenting system and solution functional and technical requirements
  • Creating presentation quality documents and diagrams: Word, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Creating test plans, leading testing efforts, documenting and communicating the results
  • Experience severing in the role of solutions architect or technical consultant
  • Security and regulatory compliance standards: HIPAA, FISMA/NIST, ISO27001, PCI and GDRP
  • Storage systems and protocols: SMB/NFS/iSCSI/S3/DFS
  • Management of Office 365: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive, Teams
  • Database systems: Microsoft SQL, PostgreSQL and MySQL and the SQL query language
  • Security systems: firewalls, IPS, WAF, NAC, PKI, SIEM
  • Scripting and automation tools: Python, PowerShell, Terraform, Ansible
  • Application containerization and orchestration: Docker and Kubernetes
  • Source code management (Git, GitHub, GitLab) and CI/CD (GitLab CI, Jenkins)
  • Working in a grant funded life sciences research organization
  • Threat modeling and threat assessment across the technical stack in complex environments
  • Strong understanding of authentication and authorization technologies and protocols
  • CISSP, CISM or SANS - GIAC, or any security related certification a plus

IT Project Manager II

FH Administration Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14767

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.

 

Do you love Technology and Project management? Are you seeking a role where you can have immediate impact? The Fred Hutch Center IT PMO is looking for a project manager to drive a wide range of technical and process improvement projects in support of our mission: Providing IT & data services to accelerate the elimination of disease.

 

As an IT PM, you will use project management best practices to in support of the Center’s IT strategy. The individual that will succeed in this role will have IT project management experience, know how to build strong team relationships and have a bias towards action. You must also have strong organizational and communication skills to work through ambiguous situations, adjust plans as needed and proactively inform stakeholders of risks, tradeoffs and overall progress.

Responsibilities

  • Partner closely with business stakeholders and IT functional leads to develop and implement high quality IT solutions
  • Drive planning, execution and closure of IT projects
  • Flex communication style to ensure stakeholders and project team feel informed and included throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Take initiative and provide leadership to develop solutions for emergent risks and issues
  • Participate in evolution of PMO best practices
  • Mange and communicate key performance indicators for project cost, scope and timeline

Qualifications

  • BA/BS required or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5 years IT project management experience
  • Proven project management skillset based on industry standard practices (PMI, ITIL, Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Analytical abilities, including translating business needs into requirements, generating alternatives and evaluating quantitative factors to select the best solution
  • Ability to build productive working relationships across diverse individual skills and styles
  • Proven ability to motivate teams to solve issues and drive progress
  • Skilled in prioritization. Makes the right tradeoffs between schedule, resources, and scope in order to address major risks, challenges and obstacles
  • Establishes and fosters open formal and informal communications with technical and functional resources and management
  • Ability to work independently, as appropriate, and prioritize work
  • Takes a proactive approach to dealing with ambiguity, seeks out and creates clarity

IT Project Manager IV

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14857

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 Technical Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects concurrently, helping coordinate IT Intake, project resourcing, and facilitating cross-functional work efforts within the IT department. In addition to implementation focused project management, this role will also be responsible for overseeing the IT portfolio of work and communicating resource needs between IT and the business. This role will work closely with leadership across IT, Enterprise Project Management, and organizational leaders.


The Technical Project Manager is a senior level position and will require demonstrated skills in project management, agile methodology, portfolio management, and business analysis. This position will participate in the continued evolution and maturity of the IT Intake process and will act as the bridge between IT and organizational strategy and planning.

Responsibilities

Project Planning/Implementation

  • Plan, coordinate and implement projects as assigned by the manager. This includes:
    • Developing the Project Charter
    • Defining project goals, deliverables and scope
    • Defining project requirements
    • Defining technical resource requirements
    • Identifying project risks, and developing mitigation plans
    • Tracking and creatively resolve issues that relate to the project
    • Maintain project documentation

 

Portfolio Management

  • Track the volume of requests of the IT department
  • Develop a method and tool to maintain visibility of the IT portfolio of projects in all phases
  • Develop a process to track and report out on capacity across IT teams
  • Promote awareness of time spent on keep the lights on work, internal work, and externally requested work

 

Collaboration

  • Work successfully with multidisciplinary project teams. This involves interacting with many different levels of staff, alliance partners and affiliated organizations and working with resource managers to obtain resource assignments
  • Work successfully with deeply technical resources
  • Work with team members to obtain quality project deliverables
  • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback

Communication

  • Effectively use written and oral communication skills. This includes meeting facilitation; the efficient use of e-mail; creation of clear, concise project documents and presentations.
  • Provide appropriate status updates to sponsors and stakeholders

 

Flexibility

  • Successfully manage multiple projects in varied environments and adapt to different project needs, constraints and barriers
  • Perform other/additional duties in support of Information Technology as needed

 

Technology and Methodology Skills

  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills in Technical Project Management/Portfolio Management Methodologies
  • Stays knowledgeable in applicable areas of expertise i.e.; Project Management, Business Analysis, Agile/Lean/Scrum management, Business Process Improvement Methodologies, Clinical Applications, etc.
  • Utilization of applicable project management tools and processes

 

Leadership

  • Effectively influence actions and opinions of others
  • Provide leadership across IT and with project teams
  • Work as a partner with the organization’s leadership in achieving solutions

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of Technical Project Management Experience
  • Extensive experience with the software implementation life cycle
  • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Project Management methodologies including Waterfall and Agile
  • Experience with project management tools/applications such as MS Project, Jira, Slack, MS Office suite, SharePoint, Teams
  • Experience working with executive leadership and all levels of management
  • Experience working in a healthcare environment
  • Experience working with Information Technology
  • Advanced change management skills
  • Advanced organizational and planning skills
  • Advanced decision making skills
  • Advanced facilitation skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, remains open minded, responsible and agile while maintaining a high quality output of work

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 - 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

Information Security Operations Engineer III

FH Administration Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14895

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

  • Assist in managing the Incident Response Program
  • Handle security incidents & incident prevention
  • Work alongside and mentoring information security engineers to improve security, reduce and quickly address risks
  • Manage our security monitoring platform (Splunk) and respond to network and endpoint security events
  • Understand security vulnerabilities, provide relevant guidance to other IT teams
  • Work closely with the IT Security and Compliance team toward the implementation and maintenance of all data security-related infrastructure and policy
  • Assist in identifying security risks by participating in security reviews, evaluations, and risk assessments
  • Provide support to Security Operations teams to solve correct technical challenges related to implementation of security solutions
  • Develop and maintain security monitoring, logging and auditing
  • Assist in facilitating security related training
  • Assist in phishing, social engineering and tabletop exercises to simulate threats

Qualifications

Required:

  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or related field or the equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of experience in information security
  • Experience in GRC tools such as Archer, MetricsSystem, BWise
  • Knowledge and experience with identity and cloud security technologies
  • Strong knowledge of SIEM and Splunk solutions
  • Knowledge in information security fundamentals (threat modeling, penetration testing, incident response, network security, physical security, etc.)
  • In-depth understanding of endpoint and network security for Windows and Linux
  • At least one Information security related certificate such as CISSP, CISM, CCNP, Security +, SANs, GIAC
  • Experience in web application security and secure development processes (SDL), including tools & mitigation of identified vulnerabilities
  • Experience with industry standards such as HIPPA, ISO 27001, ISO 31000, NIST

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in IT audit, information security, and/or privacy roles
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, information security policies and standards, compliance frameworks and security operations in complex technical environments
  • Experience with threat modeling tools, SDL tools, developing on Archer and/or Cherwell platforms, Splunk or other SIEM tools

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Expedited Analyst

FH Administration Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14945

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 Institutional Review Board (IRB) Expedited Analyst is an advocate for the protection, rights, and dignity of people who are part of research studies at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Comprehensive analysis of expedited research studies for compliance with regulations, guidelines, and institutional policies
  • Efficient review, processing support, and documentation for all submissions
  • Respectful, collaborative relationship with all stakeholders
  • Support the IRB team by performing all functions of an IRB Committee Analyst as back-up

Responsibilities

Comprehensive analysis of expedited research studies for compliance with regulations, guidelines, and institutional policies

  • Analyze submissions qualifying for expedited review for completeness and compliance, using screening forms, historical records, and other resources
  • Gather additional data as necessary from researchers, study staff, and others
  • Advise researchers of submission problems and suggest solutions
  • Advise and provide input to IRB Chairs and other stakeholders regarding regulations, rules and intent, and compliance option

 

Efficient review processing support and documentation for all submissions

  • Compose and internally route result letters that relay expedited reviewer requests to investigators
  • Perform reviews of study documents for completeness and consistency

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Respectful, collaborative relationships with all stakeholders

  • Respond to IRO related questions and concerns initiated by stakeholders
  • Serve as liaison between the IRO and research study staff by exchanging information as part of the day-to-day processing of submissions
  • Provide advice and support to the IRB Chairs and stakeholders

 

Serve as a back-up for IRB Committee Analysts and perform all the functions of an IRB Committee Analyst as necessary

  • When necessary for IRB operations, the Expedited Analyst may be asked to perform all the duties of an IRB Committee Analyst including:
  • Analyze submissions requiring full IRB review for completeness and compliance, using screening forms, historical records, and other resources
  • Gather additional data as necessary from researchers, study staff, and others
  • Advise researchers of submission problems and suggest solutions
  • Advise and provide input to IRB Chairs and other stakeholders regarding regulations, rules and intent, and compliance options
  • Communicate with IRB Committee members in order to establish quorum and assign protocol reviews
  • Develop agendas and attend monthly and emergency IRB meetings
  • Prepare e-Review agenda for all Full Review items
  • Compose and internally route result letters that relay committee requests to investigators
  • Perform reviews of study documents for completeness and consistency
  • Respond to IRO related questions and concerns initiated by stakeholders
  • Serve as liaison between the IRO and research study staff by exchanging information as part of the day-to-day processing of submissions

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years Institutional Review/Human Subjects experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in word processing and previous experience with MS Office programs (MS Word, Access, Excel) required
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Must be able to read a physical document

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior experience as an IRB Analyst
  • Certified IRB Professional (CIP)
  • Working knowledge of federal regulations applying to IRBs, including 21 CFR 50 and 56, and 45 CFR 46

Intern - Science Education

FH Administration Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14911

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.

 

A cover letter with a statement of interest is required for this position

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

  • High school degree or equivalent required. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate life science or education program
  • College-level Biology coursework required, preferably with lab experience
  • 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
  • Associates or BA/BS degree in the life sciences or a degree in education with an emphasis in the life sciences preferred

Intern, Administration

FH Administration Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14964

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 purpose of this non-paid internship is to provide training to students who would like to pursue a career in operations or administration in non-profit or higher education. The intern will gain hands-on experience in developing and implementing science education and training programs. 

Responsibilities

The intern will be trained in a range of skills and operations strategies on projects assigned. The intern will gain skills by leading and working on parts of projects that support the operations and management of high school, teacher, undergraduate, and graduate student training programs. Under the guidance of your mentors, you will learn:

  • How to organize and coordinate events
  • Create SOPs
  • How to network and build relationships with internal departments
  • Quality control and assurance for databases
  • Create effective communications materials (including social media, brochures, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or community college program.
  • Good communication skills and an interest in learning new skills.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Open to feedback on how to improve.

A cover letter is required for this position with a statement of interest.

Intern, Research

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14959

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 Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) within the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites undergraduate students to apply to the 2020 Vaccine and Infectious Disease Undergraduate Program (VIDUP).  The internship is designed to give students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a world-renowned research institution and explore the diverse areas of infectious disease research under the guidance of an experienced scientific mentor. There is opportunity for interning in areas such as Biostatistics, Math-Modeling, and Laboratory Research. Selected students will support an ongoing research program and have access to faculty mentorship and resources for career development.

  • Candidates must be available to participate in the internship between March 2, 2020 to June 26, 2020.  The dates of the internship will be determined by the intern and mentor after selection.
  • The weekly schedule ranges from 10-20 hours, depending on the individual needs of the applicant and their assigned mentor.

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional career development assistance
  • Faculty mentorship

 A cover letter with your application detailing your interest in this position is required. 

Responsibilities

..

Qualifications

To be considered for VIDUP, applicants must:

  • Be a United States Citizen or eligible to work in the United States
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be actively enrolled in a two or four-year college or university
  • Have a strong academic background with a scientific focus

We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply. Please include a cover letter with your application detailing your interest in this position (Required). Please note the job ID in the cover letter title.

Intern, Research

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14757

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 Gujral lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has an opening for an unpaid internship that would be perfect for a senior student in biological sciences. This position will work with members of the laboratory of Dr. Taran Gujral in the Division of Human Biology to embark on an exciting journey to tackle two of the most burning issues in cancer treatment, metastasis and drug resistance, through an approach which combines cutting edge high-throughput methods and focused biology studies in cell lines and various mouse models. Students will gain hands-on experience in using state-of-the art technologies in proteomics and genomics. 

Responsibilities

The position will begin with the student completing general lab tasks to ensure an adequate time commitment is feasible and a copacetic atmosphere is maintained. If everything works out, there will be a training period (varies dependent on individual) before moving on to your own project. Projects could vary from tumor micro-environment to immuno-oncology to tumor metabolism and drug resistance.  A student could participate in many of the aspects of the work in the lab and would be expected to learn how to develop a research question, design experiments to answer the question, perform experiments, interpret the results and design additional experiments based on the results. Depending on their specific interests, the student could learn about different cancer models including PDX, orthotopic, chemical-induced and xenograft, and many other current methodologies such as reverse phase lysate microarrays, high throughput live cell microscopy-based assays, immunofluorescence microscopy, western blot analysis, RNAseq, quantitative PCR and use of various data analysis software.  In addition, students will also have the opportunity to present their research during lab meetings and scientific conferences and to write, submit, and publish scientific papers. The intern will report directly to Dr. Gujral but is expected to integrate and function as team member at Gujral lab and Human Biology.

Qualifications

  • Prior lab experience in biological sciences is preferred.
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program (Undergrad credit for research is a possibility).
  • Completed 1 year of undergraduate level science courses.
  • Good communication skills and an interest in learning
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good numeracy, literacy and organizational skills.

Some Universities/Colleges will apply credit for the work – please check with your individual institutions for their requirements. 

International IT Business Partner

FH Administration Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14660

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 IT Business Partner (ITBP) serves as the technical lead for our international IT operations as well as scientific divisions located in our Seattle campus. The ITBP is the liaison between our international sites / scientific divisions and Center IT for IT priorities and initiatives. In support of scientific program leadership and research priorities, the ITBP will lead and be responsible for IT strategy, planning, timelines, budgeting and driving the IT needs for the program. The ITBP will work across IT to develop creative, technology-driven solutions to solve complex problems and identify new opportunities for innovation and optimization. The ITBP is also responsible for guiding and mentoring IT staff and consultants in Fred Hutch’s scientific settings. The ideal candidate will be a strong self-starter and skilled communicator, thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a demonstrated ability to solve technical challenges, and drive coordination between technical teams and business stakeholders. This position will report to the Portfolio Supervisor within the Project Management Office.


Role Scope

The scope of International IT operations includes but is not limited to:

  • Global Oncology, a cross-divisional program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center reporting to the Director’s office, has a mission to generate cancer research that has global impact, and support the development of research capacity and clinical care to reduce the burden of cancer in low- and middle-income countries. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) in Kampala, where Fred Hutch maintains a 25,000 square foot research, clinical care, and training facility, while other global cancer research activities are being pursued in China and elsewhere.

 

  • 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 Network conducts all phases of clinical trials, from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and immunogenicity to testing vaccine efficacy. Headquartered at Fred Hutch, the HVTN is an international partnership of research scientists, clinical trial sites, laboratories, funders, regulators and ethicists, participants, volunteers and community representatives working with industry, academia, and governments in the global search for a preventive HIV vaccine. The HVTN partners with more than 30 clinical trial sites on five continents. Fred Hutch has a 10,000-square foot laboratory in Cape Town, South Africa, referred to as the Cape Town HVTN Immunology Laboratory (CHIL) serving as a base for upcoming vaccine trials in South Africa and throughout the region. The South African clinical and laboratory teams reside across South Africa but primarily operate within Cape Town, Johannesburg and surrounding neighborhoods.

 

  • The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) launched in 1991 with a $625 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, one of the National Institutes of Health. As one of the largest U.S. prevention studies of its kind, the WHI is an ethnically and geographically diverse study of women. It was designed to address risk factors for cardiovascular disease, cancer and osteoporosis — the most frequent causes of death, disability and poor quality of life in postmenopausal women. At its inception, the WHI consisted of an observational study and clinical trials, with over 161,000 women enrolled at 40 prestigious research centers nationwide. The initial trials tested the effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy, a low-fat diet, and calcium and vitamin D supplements on risk of heart disease, fractures, breast cancer and colorectal cancer. Since then, WHI investigators, their colleagues and other independent investigators have leveraged program resources to initiate nearly 300 separately funded research projects. The massive WHI database and biospecimen repository is available to all researchers. Scientists have published more than 1800 papers using WHI data.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with and be a trusted IT expert and advisor to our international / scientific program leaders and their associated teams located not only in Seattle but also in South Africa, Uganda, and future international sites; this includes a dotted line reporting relationship to leadership at these locations
  • Apply up-to-date and forward-looking best practices of Enterprise IT solutions for distributed locations
  • Work closely with and be a liaison to global management team(s) for all international work across Fred Hutch and executives on international IT strategy, initiatives and prioritization
  • Partner with Information Security to ensure solution compatibility with standards and best practices
  • Coordinate and partner with various teams outside of IT such as legal, HR, scientific divisions and others
  • Serve as the strategy leader for international IT to escalate needs and issues to CIO and senior leadership within Center IT to aid in decision making with program and divisional teams and international sites
  • Own and drive an international / scientific IT operations portfolio in partnership with the IT department
  • Work with stakeholders and partners to create, maintain, and update both program-wide and site-specific IT strategies
  • Develop roadmaps, timelines, milestones and portfolio status reporting for international initiatives
  • Create business case, justifications, and cost-benefit-analyses for budgeting and fiscal planning
  • Facilitate and lead cross-functional team meetings, track outcomes, assign, and drive action items to completion
  • Possess and utilize a broad knowledge of most technical and business resources to effectively coordinate and collaborate with team members and external resources

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with 10+ years of IT and business experience in various roles in IT
  • Strong background in program and project management methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience building relationships with local and remote teams in complicated projects
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio) tools with experience creating materials for executive-level review
  • Strong communication skills at all levels, including the ability to appropriately adapt communication methods and styles to the needs of stakeholders
  • Ability to take complex issues/matters and translate them in to meaningful and actionable items
  • Ability to effectively communicate via video/teleconference, messaging, file sharing and other methods with overseas teams
  • Strong strategic mindset and planning skills with expertise in execution of strategy
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, be highly organized, prioritize tasks, and maintain strong attention to detail
  • Strong collaboration skills and effectiveness in working within a matrixed environment
  • Knowledge of and broad experience working with all facets of IT operations including problem resolution, network engineering, systems engineering, project management office, service desk, enterprise applications, information security
  • Extensive experience managing third-party vendors, VARs, contracts
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills with ability to partner with various technical teams to drive solutions
  • Willingness and ability to work non-standard hours occasionally, given time zone differences
  • Periodic, regular international travel required

 

Preferred:

  • MBA and/or experience with global teams
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Consulting experience
  • Work experience in a scientific research or academic environment
  • Familiarity with infrastructures for satellite offices
  • Experience working with international business cultures and languages

Inventory Control Tech I

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14852

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

  • Monitors and reviews assigned inventory levels by physical count, record keeping and/or visual inspection
  • Enters inventory count data into the HEMM system
  • Gathers required supplies from the storeroom inventory, and replenishes each inventory location as required
  • Document all inventory transactions as they occur, utilizing the HEMM system or department requisition clip board
  • Communicate inventory shortages to Supervisor or Buyer
  • Maintain requisitions or order manually or in automated system to track status of issues and requirements as necessary
  • Checks storeroom for outdates and inventory to pull down, checks shelves for kits to be made
  • Stores materials, supplies or equipment according to location, weight, size, safety or other requirements, marks stock shelves or bins with identifying codes, letters or figures
  • Assists with product order as it arrives each morning, i.e. putting away in storeroom, labeling patient chargeable product for clinic
  • Rotates inventory to ensure FIFO standards
  • Moves or transports items from stock to other areas using hand truck or other materials handling equipment
  • Trains new workers in area operations
  • The typical shift will be 2-10:30PM

Qualifications

  • A High School Degree, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary
  • One-year experience in supply logistics is necessary, with experience in a health care environment preferred
  • Knowledge of computerized or automated system operations
  • Knowledge of record keeping practices
  • Knowledge of safety practices
  • Skill in lifting heavy packages and objects
  • Must be able to push / pull cart with 400lb load, lift 50lb using proper technique
  • Ability to effectively communicate

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 Data Coordinator

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14827

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. The incumbent 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. They 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

  • 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 Analyst. 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 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. 

Leader, Breast Cancer Program (Associate/Full Member Faculty)

Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 72215

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications from scientists and clinician-scientists to lead its Breast Cancer Research Program. Applicants will be considered at the Associate or Full level. We are seeking individuals who share our goal of advancing translational breast cancer research and will provide leadership in this critically important area.

We will consider PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientists and clinician-scientists working in areas that include, but are not limited to: primary prevention, etiology, metastasis, tumor microenvironment, development of novel therapeutics, therapeutic resistance, molecular and genetic profiling, DNA damage response, steroid receptors, systems-biology, and/or computational-biology. A track record of relevant, impactful publications 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 an opportunity to lead basic, translational, clinical, and public health breast cancer researchers across diverse disciplines. The successful candidate would be expected to: i) lead Fred Hutch’s Breast Cancer Research Program and ii) galvanize multi-disciplinary translational breast cancer research within Fred Hutch.

Opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in the Fred Hutch Divisions of Clinical Research, Public Health Sciences, Human Biology, Basic Sciences, or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well as the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests. Additional information about Fred Hutch and the Scientific Divisions can be found at:

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

Interested candidates should submit: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a concise research statement that describes accomplishments and future goals; and 3) a diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (one page or less). Letters of recommendation are not required at this time, but may be solicited over the course of the search process. All components must be submitted for the application to move forward in the review process.

Finally, 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.

Leave Administrator

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14710

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 provides the delivery of effective Leave and Accommodation Programs and services supporting employees, management, and HR groups for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

  • Administers the Leave and Accommodation/Return-To-Work programs by monitoring, coordinating and continuously seeking opportunities to improve process flow and program outcomes
  • Delivers training to managers, employees’ and others regarding leave and accommodation issues, as well as pay, and benefit status while on leave
  • Provide case management for all leave/workplace accommodation requests, including intake, providing right and responsibilities, analysis and facilitation of the interactive process between the employee and employer by analyzing essential job functions, reviewing personnel and medical records, consulting with management and medical practitioners to affect the best outcome for all parties. Coordinates fitness for duty evaluations
  • Partners with internal and/or external teams when appropriate on initiatives that may impact the Leave/Accommodation Programs

Responsibilities

  • Counsels employees and managers concerning leave rights and responsibilities and guides managers throughout the leave in interpreting the legal parameters of applicable federal, state and local laws.
  • Drives interactive process for reasonable accommodations under ADAAA and applicable state accommodation laws.
  • Responds to inquiries from employees and supervisors requiring application of organizational policies and practices regarding eligibility, definition, paid/unpaid status, continuation of benefits, accommodation and return-to-work relating to leaves of absence for faculty, general staff, and University of Washington Physicians.
  • Oversees the distribution, completion and return of leave related materials, resolving discrepancies or issues when necessary.
  • Maintains leave request site, leave related documents, files and tracking records for internal/external audits and inquires.
  • Acts as a liaison between employee and insurance providers to resolve disability related issues and assures effective utilization and positive employee relation.
  • Reviews and processes time and effort or automated time and labor report for all employees on a leave of absence. Assures accuracy and at direction, resolves discrepancies in reports with management, the employee, and payroll.
  • Responsible for administering the day to day operations of leave management (FMLA, WA State FCA, WA State Sick & Safe)
  • Collaborate with HRBPs and management on the status of leave cases, return to work requirements, and reasonable accommodations.
  • Responsible for maintaining leave and accommodation policies on employee intranet.
  • Responsible for leave administration for complex group of employees including scientific, administrative, hospital and executive staff
  • Participates in and drives projects to improve leave and accommodation program.

Qualifications

  • This position requires a minimum of three years of related Human Resources experience, with a minimum of 2-3 years of leave administration and case management
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field is preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs and HRIS databases a must (preferably PeopleSoft)
  • Strong understanding of all aspects of leaves related laws, regulations, policies, principles, concepts and practices, including, but not limited to, Title VII, ADA, ADAAA and FMLA
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work independently, but a strong effective team player with a commitment to delivering results, solutions oriented services utilizing superior organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and business partnering skills are essential for success

Licensed Practical Nurse

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14867

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. Responsibilities include:

  • 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 Record
  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

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 his or her 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

 

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • One year experience in patient care required
  • Two years of oncology experience preferred


REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 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


EDUCATION/DEGREE

  • Current State of Washington LPN licensure
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) Required


OTHER

  • Exposures to hazardous risks include radiation exposure (under the ALARA principle), potential exposure to infectious and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment and chemicals. Potential for bodily injury due to lifting. Required to follow universal precautions. Exposure to cleaning / sterilization agents. Hazards will be minimal if proper safety precautions are utilized. Work is mainly performed in an area with no natural light, and in close proximity to other team members.
  • Seattle Proton Therapy Center utilizes RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) tags at the centers for the purposes of analysis of productivity and patient throughput. This information is not for use as a management tool for employee performance issues.

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

Manager, Community Health Education

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14708

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 Office of Community Outreach and Engagement (OCOE) for the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium (the Consortium) is seeking a leader and team player for the role of Community Health Education (CHE) Manager. The CHE Manager will oversee outreach and engagement work in support of the OCOE strategic plan. This role will report to the OCOE Program Administrator.


The Manager, Community Health Education will facilitate partnerships among Consortium researchers, OCOE staff, and external organizations on collaborative projects related to health equity in the Consortium’s 13-county catchment area. The CHE Manager will manage 4 Community Health Educators (CHEs), supporting and supervising them as they conduct outreach, education, and research with communities that are disproportionately represented in cancer incidence and mortality, including American Indian/Alaskan Native, African Americans/Black, Asian American, Hispanic/Latinx, those living in rural areas, those with low socio-economic status, uninsured/underinsured, and other disenfranchised individuals.

Responsibilities

The CHE Manager will work independently in performing daily responsibilities of supervising, coordinating, and overseeing the 4 CHEs in the OCOE. Special skills and knowledge are applied in directing the CHEs to cover the entire catchment area and ensure that the community voice is heard and brought to the OCOE on a regular and continuing basis.

 

Annually, the CHE Manager will oversee the implementation of a catchment area needs assessment that will provide information to the Community Action Coalition about the state of cancer incidence and mortality in the catchment area. They will prepare an annual summary report of the needs assessment. Activities include preparing, facilitating and coordinating individuals and groups to support the OCOE in its outreach to the catchment area. The CHE Manager will be responsible for writing reports to the community, the Internal Advisory Committee, the Consortium, and to the National Institutes of Health.


The CHE Manager will perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee four CHEs
  • Develop materials and products based on principles and methods of health education and promotion
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills with established strong writing of health communications, media materials, and presentations
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures according to protocol, IRB, grant/contract and Center specifications
  • Develop curriculum and training materials with CHEs and community members
  • Practice community-based participatory research in community engagement and interaction; coordinate with community organizations
  • Collaborate with other Consortium entities, such as University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance programs
  • Oversee the development of public health interventions consistent with the OCOE strategic plan and annual action plans produced by the OCOE Team in partnership with the Community Action Coalition
  • Coordinate the activities of multiple stakeholders as they implement the activities identified by the Community Action Coalition
  • Coordinate meetings and events
  • Coordinate timely completion and submission of HR documents, expense reimbursement, and credit card reconciliation
  • Practice and knowledge of cultural sensitivity with diverse populations in the Cancer Consortium catchment area
  • Manage OCOE pilot grants and small grants, including overseeing grantees, and monitoring IRB
  • Facilitate weekly staff meetings
  • Ensure that project information is presented at regional and national conferences
  • Monitor OCOE web pages, SharePoint, social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Coordinate CHE training and development
  • Travel within the catchment area for events and meetings with the partner organizations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required with at least 5 years of post-bachelor’s relevant experience and training
  • Requires excellent written skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal, customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated cultural humility
  • Demonstrated excellent human relations, facilitation and influencing skills to deal effectively with a broad range of people
  • Ability to manage relationships effectively and build collaborative bridges
  • Experience supervising multiple staff
  • Excellent leadership and organizational management skills
  • Experience managing multiple projects from inception to completion
  • Ability to think critically and synthesize complex issues to move project forward
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Professional experience in public health
  • Strong computer skills, including database creation and management (e.g., EndNote, REDCap, Access) and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

 

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in related field with at least 2 years of post-master’s relevant experience
  • Experience working in an academic or scientific research environment

 

Professional attributes:

  • Problem solver
  • Detail-oriented
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality, sound judgment
  • Motivated by challenge to solve problems and positively affect systems and people
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor

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

Medical Dosimetrist - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14738

Overview

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The Dosimetrist is responsible for developing computer generated radiation dose distributions, calculating radiation dose treatment times or monitoring unit settings to deliver prescribed radiation to a defined tumor volume as prescribed by the radiation oncologist. At the direction of the Medical Dosimetry Manager, and on a regular basis, the Dosimetrist will conduct quality assurance reviews, conduct quality checks on various pieces of equipment.

Responsibilities

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  • Works directly with physician in verification simulation, treatment planning procedures, and patient specific radiation dose measurements, including all electronic documentation, charting and coding in Mosaiq and patient electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Develops computerized treatment plan, calculates treatment doses and / or monitor unit setting to deliver dose to a tumor volume as prescribed by a radiation oncologist
  • Follows the dose prescription radiation dose to a defined tumor volume
  • Calculates and documents dose in patient's Mosaiq electronic treatment records
  • Verifies the mathematical accuracy of all calculations
  • Performs computerized planning of external beam treatments
  • Assists in the selection, planning, fabrication and quality review and approval of treatment devices to aid in beam delivery modification
  • Assists in the planning, production and quality review and approval of immobilization devices and other treatment aids
  • Provides technical assistance to the therapeutic radiological physicist in radiation protection, qualitative and
  • Performs weekly quality assurance checks of radiotherapy treatment charts
  • Follows all policies and procedures established for the accurate, timely and effective development and QA of all dosimetry responsibilities
  • Responsible for thorough, and timely documentation and coding of work in the EMR and Mosaiq
  • Implements and assists in the maintenance of the quality system for medical dosimetry and record keeping
  • May act as teacher/instructor to all clinical staff, including new dosimetry hires
  • Insures that all procedures are followed, verified and QA’d as they relate to the outsourcing or treatment devices, acceptance of said devices at the center, and implementation of said devices during patient treatment
  • Participates in the development and/or implementation of new techniques as assigned by Dosimetry manager

Qualifications

Job Requirements

  • 3 years experience as a medical dosimetrist
  • Minimum 1 year proton therapy experience, pencil beam scanning preferred
  • Raystation, CMS Xio, Mosaiq, Mim experience preferred

Competencies

  • Cooperation/Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Flexibility/Managing Change
  • Organization/Attention to Detail/Time Usage

Education/Degree

  • 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.
  • Board certified preferred, and if not, must be board eligible. If not certified, certification as a Medical Dosimetrist by the MDCB is required within 2 years of becoming a Medical Dosimetrist at our facility.

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Network Engineering Manager

FH Administration Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14913

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 Network Engineering Manager is the leader of the Network Engineering team, accountable for all activities related to Fred Hutch’s telephony and networking systems, physical layer and data centers. The NE Manager ensures end-users and colleagues experience reliable, highly available voice and data infrastructure services, oversees quality assurance of services, creates and executes the strategic direction and goals and services for the Network Engineering team. Candidate is a highly skilled IT professional with experience in physical layer, data centers, VoIP, Information Security, site-to-site and remote VPN, LAN, WAN and WLAN, public and private cloud environments.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as technical sponsor and/or technical lead for select projects, providing project oversight and ensuring the project meets its stated objectives and deliverables in support of Fred Hutch’s strategic goals
  • Lead annual departmental operational and project budget creation and compliance
  • Manage day-to-day operations of staff, including vendors and contractors
  • Develop and mentor the team’s technical and professional skills
  • Build strong, positive partnerships with departments, Consortium partners, and the overall Hutch community
  • Develop metrics and monitoring capabilities including telephony, networking, and data center usage and availability while ensuring operational excellence and performance
  • Manage and document copper and fiber connectivity across the campus and within buildings
  • Manage designed rack and cabinet equipment layout for data centers and telecommunication rooms
  • Track telephony and networking equipment software/firmware levels/revisions
  • Review technical documentation and diagrams, ensuring they are comprehensive and understandable
  • Prepare staff to participate in 24/7 on-call rotations
  • Validate telephony and networking hardware and design choices. Lead hardware evaluations for telephony and networking platforms
  • Keep up to date on networking technology best practices and industry trends
  • Design and deliver formal and informal presentations on a variety of technical topics to a variety of audiences with various levels of technical understanding

Qualifications

Required:

  • 4+ years of experience in a technical leadership position in a complex, heterogeneous environment
  • 10+ years of experience with advanced network/telephony design/engineering
  • Advanced knowledge of LAN/WAN, cloud, data communications systems, Internet and telecommunication protocols, remote access systems, server and LAN hardware systems, routers, switches, firewalls, UPS/PDU equipment, and wireless network equipment
  • Advanced understanding of ANSI/TIA/EIA standards and routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP
  • Ability to analyze and provide creative, innovative solutions for complex problems
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication (written and verbal), and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities in a team environment with a proven record of positive contributions
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks, set priorities, and manage to critical deadlines

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Cisco CCNP certification (or other equivalent network certification)
  • Experience creating and meeting annual operational and project budgets

Nuclear Medicine PET-CT Technologist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14932

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 PET-CT Technologist performs all nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and PET-CT procedures according to department procedure manual and physician orders.

Responsibilities

  • Manages 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

Qualifications

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides you the eligibility to attain certification or licensure
  • Washington State Radiologic Technologist Certification (Nuclear Medicine)
  • Meets one of the following:
    • ARRT(N) (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists -Nuclear Medicine) or NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board) registered or equivalent state license for nuclear medicine technology
    • Completion of a training program in nuclear medicine that must include training in the basic and medical sciences as they apply to nuclear medicine technology and practical experience in performing nuclear medicine procedures
  • Obtained ARRT CT certification or will acquire within 12 months of employment or CT certified NMTCB registered certification or will acquire with 12 months of employment
  • 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:

  • 3 years of nuclear medicine PET-CT
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Certified by a NMTCB (PET) Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

Nurse Manager - Hematology

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14838

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 daily operations, develop and oversee budget, human resources management, and quality assurance activities for the Hematology and Hematologic Malignancy clinics.


This management position collaborates with medical leaders, peers and colleagues at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (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.

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
  • 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
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities


Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in healthcare or business or an equivalent in combination of education and experience
  • Oncology 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

 

Office Worker I (WS)

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14930

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.


Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Office Worker is responsible for assisting with all aspects of a study of newly diagnosed colorectal cancer patients.


This position is only work-study eligible and 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

  • Maintain manual and computerized files
  • Perform photocopying and scanning documents
  • Fold and mail outgoing correspondence
  • Perform data entry
  • May perform minimal word processing
  • Maintain supply inventory, ordering when needed
  • Assemble recruitment packets and kits
  • Transport and track biospecimens
  • Perform duties requiring more skill and/or judgment such as:
    • abstracting data
    • reviewing data for accuracy and completeness
    • investigating/correcting address information on returned mail
  • Perform duties requiring special training and/or department knowledge such as:
    • performing simple accounting
    • transferring confidential patient data
    • coding information to be filed according to department procedures

Qualifications

  • Work-study eligibility required
  • Completion of a high school degree (or equivalent) and currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • Undergraduate students with relevant interests and/or experience will be considered
  • Excellent communication skills, maturity, and discretion in working with cancer patient data
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Familiarity with using computer software, including Microsoft Office 365 applications 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and cooperatively with others in a team environment    

          

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter, describing your interest and suitability for this position. In your cover letter please indicate if you are work-study eligible.

Oncology Nurse Educator

FH Administration Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14810

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 National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Cancer Information Service (CIS) Contact Center, located at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, uses innovative technologies to maintain its leadership as a reliable source of non-biased cancer information for the public, including cancer patients and their families, and health professionals. For 40 years the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has served as a contractor to NCI providing CIS services.  The Contact Center serves the entire United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. Associated Pacific Territories. Hours of operation are from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST.


The Oncology Nurse Educators are key staff members working for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on its CIS contract with the NCI. Besides the duties listed below, the person applying for this position will bring crucial clinical oncology credentials and experience to enhance the already stellar credibility of the CIS program within and beyond the Contact Center.


The National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service acts as an extension of the NCI and its scientific programs requiring staff to understand NCI programs and deliver core NCI messages to the public. The Oncology Nurse Educator will ensure that the information they deliver is congruent with and represents the Institute and its research results. The Oncology Nurse Educator will play a key role in all components of training and continuing education for NCI CIS Contact Center staff. The Oncology Nurse Educator will assist with the education, training and mentoring of Information Specialists in their mastery of cancer content with an emphasis on clinical trials.  

 

This position is preferred at 100% FTE (40 hours a week) but can be negotiable down to 80% FTE (32 hours a week)

Responsibilities

The Oncology Nurse Educator position requires vision and creative skills to support educational growth and development for a diverse staff while working closely with the supervisory team. The Oncology Nurse Educator will provide leadership within the CC and assistance to the NCI. An ability to collaborate with others is key. In addition to being an integral part of the management team, the candidate should demonstrate the ability to form and maintain professional relationships beyond the CC office at Fred Hutch and at NCI in support of the Contact Center’s need for continuous learning on cancer content and clinical trials. Specifically, the Oncology Nurse Educator will:

  • Provide non-clinical staff with context for the experience of the cancer patient along the cancer continuum, citing clinical experience for that context when appropriate, and providing a holistic perspective to that individual’s experience.
  • The Oncology Nurse Educator will develop and/or review initial training curriculum; develop and facilitate other continuing education programs for staff as needed, and provide cancer content expertise to other Contact Center trainers
  • Deliver cancer content training to the information specialists who respond to client queries via telephone, e-mail or internet chat using National Cancer Institute approved resources. This training ranges from a more formal group setting to one-to-one education that often occurs informally on a daily basis.
  • Collaborate with Contact Center trainers and supervisors on the delivery of cancer content training, IS initial training, continuing education programs and individualized educational support
  • Provide expertise in oncology information (e.g.) cancer treatment, symptom management, new drug development, epidemiology, statistics, cancer prevention, and early detection
  • Demonstrate expertise in clinical trials to provide context for and advocate the importance of clinical trials while mentoring staff handling clinical trials inquiries through all access channels
  • Work closely with the other Oncology Nurse Educator, CC Management, CC supervisors and with NCI staff to identify and develop cancer content in response to scientific developments. As such, the position requires someone who can take the initiative to research emerging cancer science and trends while adding background and context based on clinical experience.
  • Assist in coaching, mentoring and professional development of Information Specialists in close collaboration with their supervisors. Collaborate on daily cancer content related interactions with staff responding to complex cancer information inquiries. This collaboration is often ‘in real time’ of the interaction and takes place in person, via email and instant messaging.

Qualifications

Required:

  • RN with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • OCN or AOCN required or be willing to sit for exam
  • A comprehensive understanding of cancer with a strong fundamental understanding of clinical trials is paramount for this position
  • Strong computer and navigational skills required including Word, Power Point and other institution developed programs
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills required
  • Training and curriculum development experience
  • Ability to successfully communicate complex information to a diverse audience
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Leadership ability as demonstrated by high level of innovation, initiative, decision making and organizational skills
  • Possess a curious nature and willingness to be open to, and cultivate curiosity in a young and diverse work force


Preferred:

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Nurse Educator experience
  • Recent clinical experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish (verbal and written)

PFS Coordinator - Bellevue - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 14897

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 is excited that we will be operating a new Medical Oncology location at Overlake Medical Center in mid-2020.  With this collaborative effort, SCCA will provide medical oncology and infusion services to complement radiation and surgical oncology services provided by Overlake.  In support of this, SCCA is offering this position for employment beginning July 1, 2020, which coincides with the opening of SCCA at Overlake Medical Center.  This is an excellent opportunity to use your oncology experience to play a role in the successful launch of this partnership. 

Responsibilities

The Financial Coordinator ensures that all authorizations/certifications requirements are completed in accordance with the payer's criteria, in a timely manner, prior to services being rendered. Works with insurance companies on behalf of patients to determine coverage and benefit limits. Primary responsibilities include

  • 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

Qualifications

Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to summarize and explain complex concepts
  • Ability to empathize with patients and their families and have difficult conversations regarding financial matters
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve


Preferred:

  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 and medical terminology.
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records, insurance company billing requirements,oncology financial clearance, and Microsoft Office Suite

Patient Account Representative

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14824

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 general supervision, the Patient Account Representative is responsible for the handling of incoming calls and inquires related to patient accounts, responding to written correspondence, contacting patients and responsible parties to assist with the resolution of outstanding patient account balance. In addition, a variety of tasks relating to claims processing; contacts patients and responsible parties to resolve patient account balances ; investigates account status and initiates the collection process.

Responsibilities

  • Answers calls arriving through call system in a timely and professional manner
  • Identifies problem accounts with payors; investigates and corrects errors, follows-up on missing account information, and resolves past-due accounts
  • Contacts responsible party to resolve outstanding patient account balances
  • Establishes requested payment plans and monitors adherence to plans by responsible party
  • Utilizes hospital billing system, payor websites and system interfaces to manage accounts in a timely and effective manner
  • Sends correspondence to patient
  • Provides resources and information to patients and callers
  • Initiates applications for Financial Assistance as requested by patients
  • Directs accounts to outside collection agencies using establish procedure when appropriate
  • Contacts appropriate SCCA Departments to obtain necessary information to manage accounts
  • Prepares reports to identify and resolve accounts receivable and referral problems
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of one year customer service experience in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally, in person, on the telephone and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong listening skills
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and good judgment when resolving patient complaints/issues
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Interpersonal/human relations skills
  • Ability to respond to questions in a tactful and professional manner
  • Ability to make basic numerical calculations
  • Ability to follow established processes and procedures
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and pay attention to details
  • Ability to interpret accounts and related documentation
  • Ability to troubleshoot and thoroughly review account information


Preferred:

  • Healthcare experience
  • Customer service skills

Patient Care Coordinator I

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14970

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 required, Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a patient care setting preferred
  • Experience with Epic or other scheduling and registration software 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

Patient Services Representative

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Kirkland, WA, US
Job ID: 14748

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.

 

Together, EvergreenHealth and SCCA offer unrivaled care at Halvorson Cancer Center at EvergreenHealth. We provide care that harnesses the powerful science and devoted collaboration through SCCA’s union of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine. It’s a partnership that gives patients at EvergreenHealth’s Halvorson Cancer Center access to the best providers, innovative treatments, and one-of-a-kind clinical trials. At Halvorson Cancer Center, SCCA provides medical oncology and hematology care.


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

  • 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

Required:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 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

Preferred:
  • Knowledge of Medical terminology
  • 6 months previous experience in a customer service environment

Pharmacy Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14777

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), 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

Pharmacy Technician II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14954

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
  • Follow organizational and departmental policy and procedures

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