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Administrative Assistant I- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17649

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

This is a .5 FTE position.  Performs general administrative duties for the Office of Diversity Equity & Inclusion (ODEI) Administrative Director.  The incumbent works independently in performing responsibilities.  Judgment is used daily in interpreting policy, representing the department or program head, and in interacting with Center staff and outside organizations.

Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative duties to include office organization, records maintenance and coordination of meetings and functions with various individuals and organizations.
  • Represent the director or ODEI to various individuals and organizations.         
  • Participate in the preparation of reports and presentations working directly with divisional and Center administration to ensure proper formatting and timely submission.
  • Gather and compile data for contracts and grant proposals, and presentations/reports of complex nature.
  • Work with program manager to monitor grants, contracts and budgets to document expenditures and verify proper accountability.
  • Purchase equipment and supplies for the office; perform inventory control duties; work with purchasing department as required.
  • Arrange conference and meeting schedules, travel agendas and requirements and activities as required by the DEI Director; perform clerical duties to include preparation of correspondence, manuscripts, etc. and be responsible for office operation. Function as a primary contact person for the department.
  • Verify and approve routine budget expenditures.
  • Word process correspondence and technical material (i.e. reports, manuscripts) for the department.
  • Establish procedures and interpret and apply administrative policies to the work unit.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 4+ years progressively complex administrative experience. Additional experience may substitute for educational requirement.
  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to DEI principles and projects.
  • Strong computer and word processing skills.
  • Proficiency with a variety of software packages.
  • Some Budget experience necessary.

Administrative Coordinator II, Clinical Research Center

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17741

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.

 

Clinical Research Center, Administrative Coordinator II

 

The Clinical Research Center (CRC) Administrative Coordinator will support programmatic activities including scheduling exam rooms, calendaring, supply ordering and tracking, communications and other administrative functions needed for the CRC. The Administrator Coordinator reports to the CRC Operations Director.

Responsibilities

  • Representing the Clinical Research Center, act as a liaison with Center faculty, staff and outside individuals/organizations, answering questions and resolving problems
  • Coordinate all aspects of meeting scheduling and organization for the CRC Operations Director
  • Manage all scheduling of trial activities for 11 exam rooms using TRU Scheduler software
  • Expands on, administers, sets project resources, goals and timelines for key initiatives as defined by the CRC Operations Director, ensuring that projects are successfully completed and reported on.
  • Follows up to ensure milestones have been met within the designated timeframe and coordinates next steps.
  • Maintain and serve as point-of-contact on internal department websites
  • Maintain department email accounts, calendars and listservs; triage inquiries and requests
  • Order clinical supplies and other required items, tracking inventory to ensure sufficient quantities at all times
  • Reconcile monthly credit card expenses
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with faculty, research administration, administrative departments and peers
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and professional experience

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite on PC Platforms

  • Experience with MS Teams and other virtual platforms is desired due to current remote working environment; if there is no experience, ability to learn new platforms in order to coordinate online, virtual events is required

  • Experience with SharePoint, and website editing (AEM) experience desired

  • Executive calendar management experience

  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short- and long-range goals

  • Strong communication skills – ability to communicate clearly and concisely to all levels of staff and external audience

  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the team

  • Ability to prioritize effectively, plan ahead, problem-solve and meet goals in a deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to identify and take advantage of new opportunities, best practices and potential partnerships

Characteristics and Attributes:

  • Comfort with interacting with Fred Hutch faculty and executive staff, as well as peers and representatives from other administrative departments
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce and work environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community and build relationships
  • Highly flexible and able to change focus easily
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and meet goals in a timely manner
  • Ability to professionally triage and trouble shoot while using independent judgment
  • Willing to ask for direction if given unclear projects or tasks
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with professionalism

 

Advanced Practice Provider (Infusion/ACE)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17630

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

 

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

Responsibilities

  • Primary coverage of the Acute Care Evaluation Clinic (ACE) including evaluation and management of a broad variety of Hematology-Oncology focused urgent issues including but not limited to:
    • GI toxicities (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea)
    • Fluid and Electrolyte management
    • Pain
    • DVT evaluation & management
    • Hyperglycemia
    • Post fall evaluation & management
    • Cardiac arrythmias
  • Primary support for Hematology/Oncology teams for patient status changes and urgent situations requiring immediate interventions including but not limited to:
    • Infusion reactions (medications, blood products, etc.)
    • Sepsis/Neutropenic Fever
    • Chest pain
    • Shortness of breath
    • New altered mental status
    • Significant falls
    • Syncopal episodes
    • New or worsening pain
  • Performs an appropriate focused examination for acute and complex chronically ill patients
  • Manages initial evaluation to diagnostic testing through ordering and implementation of care
  • Facilitates hospital admissions as needed
  • Communicates changes in patient’s health status or urgent patient issues to the primary attending and team in a timely manner
  • Collaborates and consults with interdisciplinary health team to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care
  • Rapid Response Team Leader during clinical work hours

Qualifications

 

  • Must have at least 3 years of Oncology experience
  • 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 communication skills are critical to success in this role

Advanced Practice Provider (Infusion/ACE)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17631

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

 

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

Responsibilities

  • Primary coverage of the Acute Care Evaluation Clinic (ACE) including evaluation and management of a broad variety of Hematology-Oncology focused urgent issues including but not limited to:
    • GI toxicities (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea)
    • Fluid and Electrolyte management
    • Pain
    • DVT evaluation & management
    • Hyperglycemia
    • Post fall evaluation & management
    • Cardiac arrythmias
  • Primary support for Hematology/Oncology teams for patient status changes and urgent situations requiring immediate interventions including but not limited to:
    • Infusion reactions (medications, blood products, etc.)
    • Sepsis/Neutropenic Fever
    • Chest pain
    • Shortness of breath
    • New altered mental status
    • Significant falls
    • Syncopal episodes
    • New or worsening pain
  • Performs an appropriate focused examination for acute and complex chronically ill patients
  • Manages initial evaluation to diagnostic testing through ordering and implementation of care
  • Facilitates hospital admissions as needed
  • Communicates changes in patient’s health status or urgent patient issues to the primary attending and team in a timely manner
  • Collaborates and consults with interdisciplinary health team to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care
  • Rapid Response Team Leader during clinical work hours

Qualifications

  • Must have at least 3 years of Oncology experience
  • 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 communication skills are critical to success in this role 

 

Advanced Practice Provider (Sarcoma/Survivorship)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17704

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.


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

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

Advanced Practice Provider: Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17566

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.

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

Animal Techn I- II

FH Administration Division
Category: Labor/Skilled Trade
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17672

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

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

Responsibilities

  • Learn to and become proficient in providing care for all small animal species on a daily basis in accordance with standard operating procedures. Learn to evaluate animals’ general health, report abnormalities to the small animal veterinary technologist or veterinarian for veterinary evaluation. Learn to perform preventive animal health care duties and administer treatments as prescribed.
  • Learn to and become proficient in providing feed to animals according to prescribed SOPs and insure that animals have fresh water at all times.
  • 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions that are presented in English.
  • 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. 

 

 

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

Assistant Professor Position in Solid Tumor Research

Human Biology Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 78002

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for an open faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Human Biology Division. We seek an exceptional laboratory-based scientist working in the area of solid tumor research who shares our goal to advance an understanding of the biological basis of cancer and to translate findings to the clinic.

For consideration, applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of achievement in areas that include, but are not limited to: molecular mechanisms of cancer initiation, progression, and metastasis; molecular mechanisms of disparities in cancer biology; cancers relevant to underdeveloped countries, genomics/systems biology; post-transcriptional gene regulation; novel therapeutics and mechanisms of drug resistance.

At Fred Hutch, our interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our researchers — including three Nobel laureates — bring a relentless passion to their work and deliver hope to patients who come here from all over the world. Fred Hutch provides outstanding colleagues, a collegial atmosphere, and a wealth of resources to support junior faculty success. Excellent collaborative opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointments in Fred Hutch Divisions of Clinical Research, Basic Sciences, Public Health Sciences or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well as the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion. 

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 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/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.

Bone Marrow Transplant/Immunotherapy Fellow

Clinical Research Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 73966

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 Research Associate/Acting Instructor level. This is a full-time, 12-month service period, annual appointment. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch.

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 selected individual for the advertised position is expected to participate in a year-long fellowship program with the goal of becoming an expert in blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) and immunotherapy (IMTX) services at Fred Hutch. The individual holding this position will rotate through outpatient and inpatient BMT (autologous and allogeneic, long-term follow-up) and IMTX services, and initially function as a primary care provider with increasing levels of patient care responsibility over the course of the year.  Approximately 8 months will be devoted to clinical activities with the remaining time available for the opportunity to participate in clinically focused research projects.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Anticipated start date would be July 1, 2021.

Business Analyst III

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17406

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.  Our goal, every day, is to turn cancer patients into cancer survivors. Join us and make a difference!

 

The Data Warehouse Team within SCCA Information Technology is responsible for designing, developing and supporting SCCA data systems and integration for both operational and analytical purposes.  The team plays an integral part in supporting the organization’s mission by providing data and insights that drive strategic initiatives and key business decisions.   

Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Data Warehouse Manager, the Business Analyst III is responsible for supporting and managing data warehouse projects through requirements gathering, data discovery/profiling/analysis, data definitions validation, and user acceptance testing in partnership with our Clinical Analytics team and subject matter experts.

 

The Business Analyst III will build cohesive relationships with business partners to develop analytics and business intelligence solutions based on the needs of the organization and to effectively present this information to customers. As a member of an agile team, the Business Analyst III will participate in daily and weekly meetings to coordinate efforts.

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with business partners to gather high level requirements and guide the development of enterprise wide definitions for core business concepts
  • Work with business partners to understand and develop clear and defined problem statements
  • Develop subject matter expertise around key cancer programs, supportive services, and outpatient clinical operations specific to the SCCA
  • Work on multiple projects in parallel

Qualifications

Required

  • BA/BS in healthcare informatics, other similar degree, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated data warehousing & business intelligence experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience using T-SQL
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional at meeting facilitation with the ability to take abstract concepts and make them tangible
  • Assemble clear and concise documentation of business problems, use cases, and requirements
  • Strong communication skills, especially between technical and lay audiences
  • Build cross team collaboration to produce high-quality work products
  • Manage business expectations and deliver customer-focused solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Preferred

  • Master’s degree or 5-8 years of experience in data development/business intelligence/analytics
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry and terminology and/or experience working with healthcare data (e.g. scheduling, billing, clinical, research data)
  • Understanding of HIPAA regulations
  • Experience with Epic healthcare systems
  • Familiarly with the Systems/Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience with Agile software development

CT Technologist - Part Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17848

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Purpose & Mission:

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.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

 

The CT Technologist performs and/or assists with CT procedures according to department procedure manual utilizing correct anatomic positioning while adjusting technical factors of equipment in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation and applying immobilization devices and/or shielding as required.

 

This is part time - 20 hours per week position.

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 examinations.
  • 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
  • Obtained ARRT CT certification or will acquire within 12 months of employment
  • Certified as a Radiologic Technologist by ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) and currently registered and/or have an unrestricted state license.
  • 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:

  • Three years of CT technologist experience
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

CTMS Assistant Business Analyst (Clinical Trials Calendar Builder)

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17393

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 (UW) and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA.)


The CTMS Assistant Business Analyst (Clinical Trials Calendar Builder) position is a high-value, high-impact role within the CTMS project team that is currently in the process of implementing the OnCore CTMS to more than 100 study teams across UW, Fred Hutch and SCCA.


At the outset this role will receive training in key skills needed to serve as a clinical trials calendar builder in the CTMS. After initial training the role will focus on actively collaborating with coverage analysis specialists, budget specialists, clinical research coordinators, principal investigators, various stakeholders of UW, Fred Hutch and SCCA, to assist with building of calendars in accordance with the protocol document and budgets in the OnCore Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS).

Responsibilities

  • Build and configure electronic study calendars for clinical trial data capture in accordance with the terms of the protocol
  • Stay up to date on all new and evolving institutional changes as they relate to policy, pricing, budgeting, etc. for clinical trial data captured in OnCore
  • Perform system testing as directed and quality control of application functionality during application upgrades
  • Collaborate with direct supervisor, coverage analysis team, budget team, clinical research team, project managers, health system representatives, consultants and vendors to ensure overall completion of goals, schedules, and deadline
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in Clinical Research, Science, Health Sciences, Math or Computer Information Systems
  • Attention to detail and analytical mindset
  • Quick and engaged learning skills; curiosity
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to ask good questions to clarify understanding
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.

CTMS Clinical Trials Calendar Builder

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17394

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 (UW) and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA.)


The CTMS Clinical Trials Calendar Builder position is a high-value, high-impact role within the CTMS project team that is currently in the process of implementing the OnCore CTMS to more than 100 study teams across UW, Fred Hutch and SCCA.


At the outset this role will support the CTMS Implementation Project and then transition into CTMS Operations.


As a key member of the CTMS team, this position works extensively with coverage analysis specialists, budget specialists, clinical research coordinators, principal investigators, various stakeholders of UW, Fred Hutch and SCCA, to assist with building of calendars in accordance with the protocol document and budgets in the OnCore Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS).

Responsibilities

  • Build and configure electronic study calendars for clinical trial data capture in accordance with the terms of the protocol
  • Stay up to date on all new and evolving institutional changes as they relate to policy, pricing, budgeting, etc. for clinical trial data captured in OnCore
  • Develop prioritization schema to aid in workload management for calendar and budget build tasks
  • Perform system testing as directed and quality control of application functionality during application upgrades
  • Assist the help desk to support current customers who encounter problems or have questions
  • Collaborate with direct supervisor, coverage analysis team, budget team, clinical research team, project managers, health system representatives, consultants and vendors to ensure overall completion of goals, schedules, and deadline
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Attention to detail and analytical mindset
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to ask good questions to clarify understanding
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution
  • Outstanding customer service skills


Preferred

  • Degree in Clinical Research, Science, Health Sciences, Math or Computer Information Systems from an accredited institution is preferred
  • 4-6 months experience in clinical research
  • Experience in building calendars with OnCore at a research center
  • Experience with CTMS or financial data systems in support of clinical research
  • Experience reading and interpreting clinical research protocol
  • Demonstrated knowledge of study design criteria, randomization processes, clinical and bio-specimen terms used in research studies, and scientific and medical concepts and terminology.
  • Knowledge of Federal and Institutional confidentiality policies applicable to electronic databases containing protected health information and data collected specifically for research.
  • Knowledge of medical billing terms and research billing operations for industry, institutional and national group -sponsored research

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

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17595

Overview

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


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

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

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


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 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
  • Preforms Blood Draws as directed
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers.

Qualifications

  • 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

Certified Medical Assistant - 1.0 FTE - Bellevue

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 14898

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 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. Primary responsibilities include:

  • 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 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
  • Preforms Blood Draws as directed
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers
  • Leave paperwork / Prior Authorizations /Prescriptions refills
  • Answering / screening incoming phone calls
  • Coordinating outside labs results and notify patient of normal labs results
  • Acts as preceptor/ trainer
  • Assist with Nurse Triage
  • Reinforce compliance in billing / coding
  • Facilitates distribution of clinical contacts, schedules and care management tools
  • Monitor and assist with clinic flow, adjusting as needed to ensure efficient patient flow
  • Request medical record from external/internal facilitates and prepare for provider review
  • Collaborates with clinic nursing supervisor to develop operational strategies and process improvements for department / unit
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers
  • Assist in resolving and/or responding to non-clinical related patient complaints and inquiries

Qualifications

  • 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
  • Willingness to participate in the process improvement initiatives
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • 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
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol and scope of practice

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

Certified Nursing Assistant - 0.8 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17726

Overview

 

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!

 

Responsibilities

The Nursing Assistant (NAC) participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The NAC is responsible for the flow of the patients each day and perform duties as described in the Primary Responsibilities section.

 

Patient Flow

  • Rooms patients and families to patient care area
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of rooms, and other requests to maintain clinic flow

Patient Care

  • Responsible for patient care activities including, but not limited to: vital signs, ECG, patient ADLs, and patient transport.
  • Responsible for and trained to use patient lift equipment
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vital signs (including pain) and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider.
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Recognizes different types of isolation requirements and uses appropriate precautions.

Customer Service

  • Demonstrates behavior which maintains and respects patient’s rights and privacy, as well as promotes independence.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patient’s/families emotional, social, and mental health needs.
  • Acts as a courteous, polite representative of the SCCA.
  • Creates a safe and comfortable environment by demonstrating caring behavior and conveying confidence.
  • Promotes and maintains effective communication as evidenced by:
    • Demonstrating respect for the ideas, opinions, and feelings of others.
    • Seeking help with problem-solving as needed.
    • Giving and receiving appropriate feedback

Fiscal Responsibilities:

Charges for supplies and equipment appropriately.

Role Development:

Takes initiative and responsibility for identifying and pursuing learning opportunities.

HIPPA – Patient Privacy:

Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights. Maintains confidentiality of all medical, financial, or other sensitive materials and information in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize the privacy of patients. Accesses and uses the minimum necessary patient identifiable information to perform job responsibilities and duties and only for authorized purposes.

HIPPA – Employee Privacy

Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and maintains confidentiality of employee information and SCCA strategic plans and initiatives, financial information or other sensitive materials and information in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize employee rights or organization’s operations.   Accesses and uses the minimum necessary employee and organization information to perform job responsibilities and duties and only for authorized purposes

Qualifications

  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Washington required.
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 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
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol and scope of practice
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Knowledge of human growth and development to modify care to age and developmental stage of the patient.
  • Physically able to perform the tasks of the role, such as walking, standing, pushing, and bending; lifting patients, equipment and linen supplies; and performing nursing procedures.

Clinical Assistant I

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17824

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.

 

Coordinates research and administrative activities in support of the Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit (VTU), performing clinic tasks, developing processes, procedures, research/interview methods and administrative materials, carrying-out moderately complex research assignments and assisting in study implementation.

 

This role will primarily support the mobile clinic team. The incumbent works under the direction of the Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner, referring project/study issues on and/or soliciting guidance as necessary. Special skills and knowledge are applied in coordinating research and administrative activities and in carrying-out moderately complex research assignments. The position will require willingness to work with COVID-19 and HIV prevention modalities (vaccines, immunoprophylaxis, etc) as well as working in settings where individuals with active COVID-19 infection will be seen.

Responsibilities

Clinical

  • Process laboratory specimens for vaccine research and coordinate laboratory processes and procedures.
  • Maintain logs and records for shipping diagnostic and research samples.
  • Maintain clinical supplies and prepare locations for blood draws and protocol-specific procedures.
  • Bridge communication between the clinic and the laboratories about samples and supplies.
  • Conduct scribe activities for data collection in support of clinicians who are conducting study visits for individuals with known or suspected COVID-19 infection.
  • Monitor and provide calendar support for clinicians, pharmacy and receiving laboratories of accurate specimen collection information on a daily basis.
  • Provide support with the laboratories including review of specific shipping processes for corrective action activities and tracking solutions, initial site quality control report review, reply and tracking.
  • Manage clinic operations for mobile clinic.

Administrative

  • Reception - including greeting participants, answering phone calls, making appointment reminder calls and coordinating samples to various labs.
  • Coordinate scheduling for active participants’ visits within the required protocol time frame.
  • Perform administrative duties: ordering clinical and recruitment supplies, mailing out study brochures, participants’ lab results, and study brochures, filing charts, greeting volunteers, answering phones, coordinating meetings and updating materials in manuals and binders.
  • Assist with electronic data entry and data management.
  • Maintain communication and correspondence with active participants in order to prevent lost to follow-up visits.
  • Assist Recruitment Coordinator and Community Educator with screening potential candidates for studies, and ordering supplies for recruitment and various community events.
  • Maintain training in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA), Blood-Borne Pathogens (BBP), Packaging and Shipping Diagnostic and Biological Samples, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and Cardiopulmonary Resusitation (CPR).

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required; preferred Bachelors degree in biological, social, or clinical science
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Clinical Assistant, Ward Clerk, Unit Secretary or similar experience
  • A high degree of organizational and management skills, logical thinking and close attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team
  • Computer skills – including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to be flexible in working hours, including working some early mornings, evenings and weekends. Travel will be required as part of the mobile clinical team.

Clinical Assistant/Medical Assistant

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17825

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.

 

Coordinates research and administrative activities in support of the Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit (VTU), performing clinical tasks, developing processes, procedures, research/interview methods and administrative materials, carrying-out moderately complex research assignments, and assisting in study implementation.

 

The incumbent works under the direction of a Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner, referring project/study issues on and/or soliciting guidance as necessary. Special skills and knowledge are applied in phlebotomy, coordinating research and administrative activities, and in carrying-out moderately complex research assignments. Position will likely work in remote/mobile clinics so flexibility in hours will be important. The position will require willingness to work with COVID-19 and HIV prevention modalities (vaccines, immunoprophylaxis, etc) as well as working in settings where individuals with active COVID-19 infection will be seen.

Responsibilities

Clinical

  • Perform phlebotomy under the direction of licensed clinical research staff.
  • Manage clinic operations for mobile or evening clinic.
  • Process laboratory specimens for vaccine research and coordinate laboratory processes and procedures.
  • Maintain logs and records for shipping diagnostic and research samples.
  • Maintain clinical supplies and prepare locations for blood draws and protocol-specific procedures.
  • Conduct scribe activities for data collection in support of clinicians who are conducting study visits for individuals with known or suspected COVID-19 infection.
  • Bridge communication between VTU staff and associated laboratories about samples and supplies.
  • Monitor and provide calendar support for clinicians, pharmacy and receiving laboratories of accurate specimen collection information on a daily basis.
  • Provide support with the laboratories including review of specific shipping processes for corrective action activities and tracking solutions, initial site quality control report review, reply and tracking. 

Administrative

  • Front desk/mobile clinic reception - including greeting participants, answering phone calls, making appointment reminder calls and coordinating samples to various labs.
  • Maintain supplies and set up for mobile clinical spaces.
  • Archive and maintain participants’ charts and files.
  • Assist with electronic data entry and data management.
  • Perform administrative duties: ordering clinical and recruitment supplies, reconciling invoices, mailing out study brochures, participants’ lab results, and study brochures, filing charts, coordinating meetings and updating materials in manuals and binders.
  • Coordinate scheduling for active participants’ visits within the required protocol time frame.
  • Implement retention plans in coordination with the clinic coordinator and/or supervising clinician to maintain communication and correspondence with active participants in order to prevent missed visits and loss to follow-up.
  • Assist Recruitment Coordinator and Community Educator with pre-screening activities for potential candidates for studies, and ordering supplies for recruitment and various community events.
  • Maintain training in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA), Blood-Borne Pathogens (BBP), Packaging and Shipping Diagnostic and Biological Samples, and Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).  

Qualifications

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) and current Medical Assistant licensure
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Clinical Assistant, Ward Clerk, Unit Secretary or similar experience
  • A high degree of organizational skill, logical thinking, and close attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team
  • Experience in a clinical or laboratory
  • Computer skills – including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to be flexible in working hours, travel for remote or mobile clinics, including working some early mornings, evenings and weekends

Clinical Lab Specialist II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15350

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.

 

Under direct supervision of supervisory staff, the Clinical Laboratory Technician II is responsible for accessioning and processing clinical and research specimens in the SCCA Pathology Laboratory, staining bone marrow aspirate smear slides, and answering phone inquiries.  Additional duties as assigned, could include filing blocks and slides, performing daily and weekly laboratory maintenance, and transcribing patient reports and documents. The successful candidate will work closely with histotechnicians, residents/fellows, and pathologists.

 

The work schedule for this position is 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities

  • Receive, accession, and process various specimens according to protocol and in a timely manner
  • Prepare reagents, maintain laboratory equipment, record data, and file tissue blocks and slides.  Assume responsibility for reagent and supply inventories.  Order supplies in a timely manner. 
  • Complete in a timely manner all assigned maintenance duties.
  • Maintain laboratory records, compute data and enter onto computer data
  • Prepare, stain, and QC bone marrow aspirate slides for handout
  • Triage incoming phone calls from providers or other laboratories
  • Actively participate in laboratory meetings and huddles

Qualifications

 

  • High school or equivalent required, Some College course work emphasizing laboratory science preferred
  • One to two years of histology laboratory experience preferred
  • Experience with the MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • 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 troubleshoot issues appropriately
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities

Clinical Lab Technician - Certified

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Kirkland, WA, US
Job ID: 17683

Overview

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

 

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

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

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

Responsibilities

The Clinical Technologist 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.

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

Qualifications

  • AA/AS in Medical Technology or related field
  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent
  • 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

Clinical Nurse Coordinator-Registered Nurse - Heme - 0.9 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17690

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community! 

 

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

 

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

 

Benefits include:

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

Responsibilities

The 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.

  • 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

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department. 
  • 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
  • Two years of nursing experience preferred

Clinical Nurse Coordinator-Registered Nurse - Heme - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17656

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.

Responsibilities

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

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
  • Critical thinking skills; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Effective listening and communication skills
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience
  • Outpatient Oncology experience
  • Oncology Certification

Clinical Research Center APP

FH Administration Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17639

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 Center APP oversees the daily operations and research activities conducted within a dedicated clinical trials unit at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The research activities include, but is not limited to, administration of FDA-regulated investigational products to trial participants.

 

The APP is responsible for developing, maintaining and implementing the unit’s standard operating procedures (SOPs), and ensuring all staff are trained and working according to SOPs and in accordance with all federal, state and local requirements. The Manager oversees and performs as needed, medical procedures that require Physician Assistant or other Midlevel clinical degree in medical practice. The APP works under the guidance of the Medical Director and reports directly to the Clinical Research Center Director of Operations. The APP supervises a Medical Assistant.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain standard operation procedure guidelines for research clinic to include cleaning and maintenance of all equipment within facility, updates regarding costs for services provided, and hours of facility operation.
  • Serves on Oversight Committee and vets all new clinical research protocols and modifications to existing protocols for operational feasibility and resource needs.
  • Oversee conduct of trial measures, and performing more advanced clinic procedures within the Physician Assistant scope of practice and according to research protocols. This may include such procedures as determining medical fitness of study participants according to their research protocols, physical examinations, IV needle placement, IV administration and observation of infused investigational product, blood draw from peripheral sites, and proper documentation of and timing of research-related procedures in source files
  • Maintain current knowledge of and adherence to research protocols, standard operating procedures, and any protocol deviation documentation. May update concomitant medications and adverse events documentation in research files.
  • Creates trial implementation plan, summary of study procedures, and orders as needed for protocol activities occurring in the trial’s unit
  • Trains investigators and study staff performing activities within the unit of policies and procedures that support protocol compliance, and participant and staff safety; ensures appropriate licensure for activities to be performed
  • Maintain continuing education credits, ACLS certification and credentialing requirements, assuring the same for clinic staff, to perform in accord with Washington state Department of Health quality assurance and center requirements

Qualifications

  • Physician Assistant or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in medical practice with current Washington State license
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in clinical practice and FDA-regulated investigational products
  • Strong understanding of the regulatory environment surrounding clinical trials
  • Prior experience implementing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and manage changing priorities with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), customer service, collaboration, problem solving and interpersonal skills

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

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three to Five (3-5) years professional experience in clinical research
  • Significant experience in monitoring and auditing clinical research trials and internal processes
  • Strong experience with reading and editing protocols to assess/mitigate risk
  • Experience in root cause analysis and developing corrective and preventive action (CAPA) plans
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with cross-functional partners to provide coaching and compliance guidance as needed
  • Expert knowledge of regulations overseeing clinical trials including: 21CFR: parts 50, 312 and 812, 45 CFR part 46, ICH GCP E6(R2)
  • Aptitude for designing clinical research management tools that are applicable to a large audience
  • Experience in SOP development, editing, and management

Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in health care related field preferred
  • Experience working across large academic institutions
  • Clinical research certification preferred
  • Oncology and/or hematology research experience preferred

Clinical Research Coordinator

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17749

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 Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator to join our dynamic team of dedicated and skilled research staff working in the field of hematologic malignancies. The Clinical Research Coordinator will primarily responsible in the planning, coordination, and implementation of an expanding biospecimen repository and may participate in other research as new opportunities arise.  This individual will work under the supervision of the Clinical Program Operations Director and will be required to perform his/her responsibilities with a high level of independence within the scope of study protocol(s) and institutional guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as designee of the Principal Investigator (PI) to manage the daily clinical operations of assigned research studies in accordance with human subjects protection and other applicable regulatory requirements and institutional policies
  • Create systems to identify potential patients at all SCCA sites of practice
  • Review study candidates’ medical records for study eligibility
  • Arrange consent meetings with potential patients. Participate in consenting as permitted per protocol.
  • Arrange for ordering and scheduling of sample collection. Coordinate transport of samples to Fred Hutch labs for processing. Travel to satellite sites as required
  • Develop and maintain tools for tracking participants during treatment and beyond. Arrange for sample collection at protocol defined timepoints
  • Function as a protocol liaison with clinical teams, patients, and others as needed.
  • Provide input regarding IRB correspondence and regulatory documentation.  Submit documentation as required
  • Maintain  thorough knowledge in the field through attending related project meetings and symposia, reading related literature, and maintaining professional associations
  • Provide back up coverage for other Clinical Trial Coordinators, Regulator Coordinators and Data Coordinators
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree or higher in related area
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a clinical research setting
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word)
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to locate resources and operate productively in an environment where standard operating procedures, guidelines and policies are not always available
  • This position requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to problem solve
  • Collaborative focus is essential, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills
  • Must have the flexibility to manage patients visits that may occur before or after regular work hours

Clinical Research Nurse

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17447

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 Trials Nurse for Community Sites assumes responsibility for representing SCCA Community Sites in the review and implementation of clinical trials at the SCCA Community Sites. Responsibilities include providing nursing input into research protocol review process for new and active treatment protocols, collaborating with clinical teams (including Site Principal Investigators, providers, nursing, and pharmacy) to identify and resolve issues, and developing educational resources for clinical area staff.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares for and participates in clinical research meetings
  • Collaborates with Principal Investigators and Community Site teams to resolve barriers for protocol activation and enrollment
  • Supports development of research orders from drafting through approval (for studies initiated by Community PI) and deployment of all research orders to the Community Sites
  • Serves as a liaison to the Clinical Trial Nurses and Disease Teams at South Lake Union
  • 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

Qualifications

Required:

  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Washington state
  • Certification in Oncology Nursing (OCN) (or to be obtained within 2 years of hire)
  • Minimum 3 years of recent oncology experience or research experience
  • 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
  • Certification in BMTCN, AOCN, AOCN

Clinical Research Nurse, Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17608

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here. 
 
The Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit (VTU) (Click here to visit their webpage) is a program within the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Led by Principal Investigator Julie McElrath, the VTU is funded to conduct phase I, II, and III clinical trials. As a clinical research site, the VTU is responsible for the recruitment, selection, and enrollment of study participants, and immunization and clinical monitoring of these participants in clinical trials of investigational agents being studied for the prevention of HIV, SARS-CoV-2, and other infectious diseases. 
  
The Clinical Research Nurse implements and conducts clinical research studies involving human subjects for the Immunology & Vaccine Development research program. The primary focus of the Clinical Research Nurse is screening, enrolling, and following study participants. The position will require willingness to work with COVID-19 and HIV prevention modalities (vaccines, immunoprophylaxis, etc.) as well as working in settings where individuals with active COVID-19 infection will be seen. This position will likely work at the unit’s remote and mobile sites, so flexibility in travel and hours will be important. 

Responsibilities

  • The incumbent works under the supervision of the Principal Investigator as part of a clinical research team including the VTU physicians, other clinicians, and other unit personnel. Direct supervision will be by the remote/mobile unit’s supervising clinician. The position requires the performance of responsibilities with a high level of independence within the scope of study protocol(s) and guidelines.
  • Determine participant study eligibility, obtain informed consent, and initiate participant randomization and enrollment in research studies in accordance with regulatory and GCP guidelines and institutional policy including:
    • Provide a complete explanation of a study to potential volunteers so as to obtain informed consent
    • Conduct phone (or other remote) visits for protocols involving off-site screening, enrollment, and electronic consenting
    • Record and evaluate medical histories as well social and sexual histories (if required by protocol)
    • Draw blood for screening labs if required per protocol, and interpret the results for inclusion/exclusion criteria, as well as for medical follow-up if needed
    • Provide pregnancy prevention counseling for women, including contraceptive counseling as needed
    • Conduct physical exam assessments per protocol requirements
  • Follow study protocol for each participant visit
  • Perform clinical procedures including vital signs, vaccine administration, blood draws, IV infusions, and physical exam assessments
  • Maintain appropriate source documentation and complete case report forms/electronic case report forms
  • Identify, assess, and report adverse events in accordance with protocol and regulatory guidelines and institutional policy
  • Provide various forms of health education to study participants and provide appropriate referrals to community medical, social, substance abuse and mental health programs if needed
  • Help to maintain the compliance of participants with protocol visit schedule
  • Provide support for community education and recruitment with the VTU community educator, recruitment coordinator, and recruiters
  • Assist the clinic coordinator and/or the supervising clinician in managing the daily operations of a research study
  • Assist the clinic coordinator and/or the supervising clinician in developing tools for study implementation including data collection tools and study reference materials
  • Provide leadership and guidance to program/research/clinical assistants in the execution of their duties relative to protocol implementation and conduct
  • Maintain thorough knowledge in the field through attending related project meetings and symposia, reading related literature, and maintaining professional associations 

Qualifications

  • Current WA state RN license with a minimum of one year of post-certification nursing experience required.  
  • This position will support our remote and mobile clinics so travel within WA State and flexible hours will be necessary. Will require weekend and evening hours. 
  • Two years of clinical research experience is strongly preferred.   
  • Previous experience in clinical data collection is preferred.   
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including computer skills, proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential.  
  • The ability to be culturally fluent, comfortable and aware of various community backgrounds and perspectives is critical. Experience working with underrepresented and marginalized communities, including communities of color, transgender individuals, and the LGBTQ+ community preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Spanish is helpful. 

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 Trials Coordinator - RN - Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17748

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Benefits include:

 

Relocation - Generous relocation package available

 

Time Off - 10 paid holidays plus 2 personal days, paid vacation, and paid sick time

 

Employee Health Clinic - Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan 

 

Retirement - 403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service

 

Bright Horizons Care Advantage  

 

Hutch Kids Child Care Center 

 

Employee Assistance Program 

 

Tuition Reimbursement Program   

 

Subsidized ORCA card and tax-advantaged transportation options

Responsibilities

The 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.

  • 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

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department. 
  • 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
  • Two years of nursing experience preferred.

Community Benefit Program Manager

SCCA Executive Administration Division
Category: Government and Community Relations
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17773

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.


Reporting to the Director, Government Relations and working with senior leadership, the Community Benefit Program Manager will be a strategic leader in implementing and monitoring Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s Community Benefit. The individual will collaborate with the Office of General Counsel and subject matter experts across the organization to facilitate and coordinate the Community Benefit program.

Responsibilities

  • Lead SCCA’s vision of reducing cancer risk among medically underserved populations
  • Implement the Community Benefit Program
  • Approve and release annual Community Benefit reports
  • Administer grant program and monitor grantee’s work in the community
  • Lead external advocacy of the Community Benefit Program while developing relationships with local officials, associations, and community organizations
  • Identify or create opportunities to address the community’s cancer-related health needs
  • Coordinate internal stakeholders implementing community benefit activities and strategic goals
  • Educate SCCA staff about Community Benefit purpose, value, and compliance
  • Coach staff on when to report work activities that qualify as Community Benefit
  • Draft new Community Needs Assessment priorities and develop goals and objectives with Steering Committee for Board’s approval
  • Draft budget for Community Benefit Program

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience


Key Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities

  • Subject matter expertise in health care and health policy
  • Experience working with medically underserved populations
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Possess a passion for the work, and the ability to work fluidly with the underserved populations
  • Ability to build and develop work processes
  • Effective and strategic communication skills
  • Manage budgets
  • Ability to work independently and balance workflow
  • Strong presentation skills

Compensation Analyst, Sr

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17666

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.

 

Assist with overall administration of cash compensation programs for both Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), focusing on compensation analyses, consultation, administration and project/program planning of diverse compensation programs.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct ad hoc 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
  • Plan and administer base salary compensation programs; review salary adjustments for conformance to established guidelines, provide interpretation of and sound counsel on compensation policies and practices, maintain job and compensation program data, and effectively coordinate 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 descriptions, external data and internal comparisons to determine classifications that ensure market competitiveness, internal equity and legal compliance
  • Partners with various HR team members and Fred Hutch and SCCA managers and staff to develop compensation solutions and salary offers and to mitigate and resolve a wide variety of compensation issues, proposing and implementing creative solutions to new or unique issues as appropriate
  • Participate in developing, maintaining and implementing policies and practices to provide an understandable and consistent framework for Fred Hutch and SCCA compensation programs
  • Research, provide recommendations and implement salary budget and compensation structure adjustments for the organization(s) which take into consideration market trends, internal and external economic factors and organizational goals
  • Perform comprehensive assessments of market competitiveness across broad job groups or organizations; includes conducting benchmarking audits, creating and analyzing analytical reports, performing follow up research as needed, and developing and presenting recommendations and cost models for management consideration
  • Participate in planning, leading 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 the design, development/selection, implementation and maintenance of analytical tools
  • Participate on salary survey steering committees; maintain and build relationships with peers at other institutions to foster support for commissioned surveys and best practices research. Respond to salary surveys as needed 
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining job descriptions to be used for a variety of purposes, including job pricing and the development of standards for cross-organizational positions
  • Act as technical lead and assist with training lower level staff as appropriate, modeling professionalism and best practice approaches
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties as needed

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or related field
  • 5 or more years of compensation analysis experience
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills; familiarity with Word, and HRIS
  • Knowledge of general compensation practices and related regulations, problem solving, analytical, consultative, project management, and communication skills. Attention to detail and professionalism in handling sensitive information
  • Demonstrated ability to interface and negotiate effectively with all levels of staff and management and to develop reasonable and creative solutions to complex issues

 

Preferred:

  • Certified Compensation Professional
  • Experience in healthcare, research or academic environments
  • Experience using Workday
  • Experience using PeopleSoft
  • Experience using MarketPay

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.

Data Coordinator II

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17762

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 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 Coordinator 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 preference given to candidates with previous experience conducting clinical trials in hematologic malignancies.
  • 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.

Data Coordinator Lead, Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17609

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here. 
  
The Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit (VTU) (click here to visit their webpage) is a program within the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Led by Principal Investigator Julie McElrath, the VTU is funded to conduct phase I, II, and III clinical trials. As a clinical research site, the VTU is responsible for the recruitment, selection, and enrollment of study participants, and immunization and clinical monitoring of these participants in clinical trials of investigational agents being studied for the prevention of HIV, SARS-CoV-2, and other infectious diseases. 
  
The Data Coordinator Lead coordinates clinical research data collection processes and data quality management in support of the Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit. The position is responsible for assuring adherence to protocol-required data collection ongoing data quality control, as well as overall data quality assurance and quality management. The role will also be responsible for developing processes, procedures,  and administrative materials, carrying-out moderately complex research assignments, and assisting in study implementation.  

Responsibilities

The Data Coordinator Lead works under the direction of the Clinic Coordinator, referring project/study issues on and/or soliciting guidance as necessary. Special skills and knowledge are applied in coordinating clinical research data collection and associated tracking and quality management activities. May coordinate the work of other project/study staff, including data entry and other administrative personnel.  
 

  • Enter, submit, review and/or monitor clinical trial data utilizing both paper and electronic source documentation, and multiple electronic data capture systems (REDCap, Medidata Rave, eClinical, and other sponsor-specific systems)   
  • Perform ongoing data quality control and routine data quality assurance to ensure quality and completeness of data submitted  
  • Serve as a liaison and reference resource for protocol investigators and other staff members regarding data collection requirements. This will include serving as a subject matter expert for other unit staff in the use of all relevant EDC systems 
  • Monitor adherence to protocol data collection requirements, investigating any deviation or violation  
  • Coordinate data quality assurance activities   
  • Maintain ongoing contact with clinicians and others collecting data  to ensure timely and complete reporting  
  • Assist the Clinic Coordinator in assessing overall data system functions and procedures for the unit  
  • Aid in the design, development and testing of programs and procedures relating to data collection, processing, entry, and quality control  
  • Prepare special reports and analyses for use in assessing protocol-specific or broader unit activities  
  • Assist in the establishment of timetables for data collection and processing tasks  
  • Supervise the training of new administrative staff and clinicians on data systems for each protocol. 
  • Create and maintain tools to assist in the collection, storage, and retrieval of data by maintaining records of all participant files for all  protocols conducted by the unit  
  • In conjunction with the Clinic Coordinator, manage development of, and updates to, protocol-specific source documentation and protocol-specific charts for screening, enrollment, and follow-up of research participants.  
  • Ensure all signed informed consent forms are maintained and tracked.   
  • Maintain training in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA), Blood-Borne Pathogens (BBP), Human Subjects Protection (HSP), and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or two-year degree in the life sciences or medical field with applicable experience required 
  • Two years' experience in data management and/or project coordination in a clinical trials or clinical research setting required 
  • Experience working with electronic data systems, particularly clinical trial databases such as REDcap preferred  
  • Strong computer skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills required  

Director of Cancer Care, Overlake

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 15188

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 Director of Cancer Care for the SCCA/Overlake Cancer Center serves as the service line leader for cancer services offered by Overlake and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). This position bridges both organizations to help achieve clinical, service, and operational excellence and reports to both SCCA and Overlake leadership.

Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Provides Cancer Service Line management and administration of cancer center in order to ensure accomplishment of organizational mission and objectives as determined by Joint Cancer Program Executive Leadership Committee
  • Leads the development and monitoring of cancer center strategic and operational goals and objectives
  • In conjunction with Overlake and SCCA planning teams conducts strategic planning projects with site specific teams, identifies clinical and resource needs to expand program
  • Develops and maintains standard monthly and quarterly reports related to patient and service volumes, migration, payer, mix, financial performance, quality and service performance
  • Serves as resource person to Overlake and SCCA Medical Staff and Overlake personnel regarding Cancer Center issues
  • Maintains communication with steering committees, Cancer Committee, Clinical and Operational Leaders, as well as coordination with Overlake and SCCA departments
  • Serves as a member of Overlake and SCCA leadership/management groups, represents the Cancer Center and ensures compliance with standards and policies
  • Works with Overlake and SCCA Marketing teams to maintain accountability for all marketing and outreach operations for cancer center


Operations

  • In conjunction with Overlake and SCCA operational leadership, benchmarks performance against appropriate regional and national measures
  • In conjunction with Overlake and SCCA operational leadership, leads analysis to understand barriers to patient access and implement actions to expand access
  • Plans, organizes, and directs all cancer center activities in accordance with established standards of patient care
  • Maintains working relationships with Overlake and SCCA Department Leaders, Faculty and Medical Staff of the parent organization
  • Develops and recommends changes to effect continual improvement of quality, efficiency, economy and effectiveness of cancer center operations and services
  • Plans, resources, develops and monitors multidisciplinary team-based care to support quality outcomes

 

Fiscal and Regulatory

  • Responsible for advising on and collaborating with Overlake and SCCA leadership to develop and monitor operational and capital budgets
  • Responsible for overall compliance with laws/standards/regulations affecting cancer center and works with Overlake and SCCA operations leadership to comply with joint requirements:
    • Department of Health (King County and WA State)
    • Joint Commission
    • American College of Surgeons - Commission on Cancer
    • American College of Radiology
    • College of American Pathologists
    • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
    • NCCN - National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Quality

  • Ensures cancer center adherence with quality standards and initiatives as required by parent institutions, government agencies, and accrediting bodies
  • Develops and leads quality initiatives
  • Develops and implements approved departmental policies, procedures, systems and standards
  • Identifies risk management improvement opportunities, aligned with Overlake and SCCA policies and plans appropriate action


Marketing and Outreach

  • In conjunction with Overlake and SCCA marketing departments, develops messaging, materials and media content to promote cancer center in the community
  • Maintains working relationships with local cancer associations and community resources
  • Represents the cancer center in educational and outreach activities in the community
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare related field or business administration
  • 5 years overall experience in the Oncology field
  • 3 years of experience in project management and administrative oversight of clinical areas
  • 2 years of experience in service line development and operation of clinical service areas including inpatient, outpatient, physician office and/or homecare/hospice
  • 2 years of experience with clinical leadership of a cancer center, physicians in private practice and/or with academic partners

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in healthcare related field or business administration
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Lean methodology

Diversity Equity & Inclusion Educator and Learning Specialist

FH Administration Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17681

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 Diversity Equity & Inclusion (ODEI) leads the integration of DEI principles, values and practices across the Hutch toward its mission.  The DEI Educator and Learning Specialist is a critical role in helping to create organizational culture shifts, skills and competency development among employees, and advancement toward new anti-racist and broader anti-oppressive goals.  The incumbent works independently and collaboratively in performing responsibilities within the framework and consistent with the priorities established by ODEI leadership.  Judgment is used daily in interpreting policy, developing best and promising practices, representing ODEI, and in interacting with Center staff and outside organizations.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Administrative Director in developing and implementing a comprehensive anti-racist diversity equity and inclusion educational initiative for Center faculty, staff, and trainees
  • Develop and deliver diversity education programs to the general workforce to promote an anti-racist culture of inclusion and respect 
  • Develop diversity education curriculum/materials (e.g., reference materials, examinations and other assessments, visual aids, toolkits, etc.) and select appropriate delivery mechanisms (e.g., classroom, webcast, e-learning, etc.) 
  • Conduct on-demand DEI learning for various internal stakeholder groups
  • Develop and monitor metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of training 
  • Participate in the selection and/or oversee vendors to develop learning content or conduct educational program as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Fred Hutch’s Employee Resource Groups (ERG’s) to engage DEI learning in those group settings and ensure alignment with all offered DEI educational opportunities
  • Assist the Administrative Director with development of reports, manuscripts, etc.
  • Establish and build productive and healthy working relationships across the organization to help coach colleagues in understanding and responding to DEI related topics and issues
  • Collaborate with all members of the ODEI Team, including the Faculty Director, Program Manager, English Language Resource Center Consultants, and affiliated groups on various projects and events for a seamless delivery of services and consistent branding
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree highly preferred in social justice, education, ethnic studies or a related field
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in training/education delivery and facilitation, preferably in areas of diversity and inclusion.
  • A passion for diversity and inclusion work and our Center’s mission
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully engage diverse audiences through facilitated instructor-led training programs
  • Awareness of group dynamics and the ability to leverage them and real time dialogue to facilitate group learning and individual engagement.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and support for, key concepts and other content in DEI training, including critical race theory, colonialism, feminism, privilege, protected classes, microaggressions, coalition building, etc.
  • Strong presentation/facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to understand organizational dynamics and relate to individuals from diverse personal and professional backgrounds
  • A cover letter is required stating your interest, skills and experience
  • A diversity statement is also required (1-2 pages maximum)

Employee Health Nurse - Temp

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Facilities
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17780

Overview

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


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

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

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



The Safety & Emergency Preparedness Department manages a comprehensive health and safety program including: Employee Health & Safety, Fire & Life Safety, Environmental Health & Safety, and Emergency Preparedness.

 

The Employee Health Nurse is an integral part of the Employee Health & Safety team in maintaining a health program that ensures a safe and healthy work environment for SCCA staff and affiliates across all SCCA locations. This includes supporting employee health initiatives, implementation and administration of ongoing employee health programs, and managing employee health department projects. Partner heavily with internal departments including HR, Infection Prevention, Risk, Materials Management, and Facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Management of staff COVID testing site and procedures including scheduling, testing, processing, resulting, and responding to inquiries
  • Assist with planning for flu season and administration of flu vaccination program including scheduling appointments, administering shots, coordinating with multiple clinical operations departments, and ensuring documentation is uploaded into system
  • Administer and track new hire immunizations
  • Investigation and root-cause analysis of work-related accident/illness and near-miss/unsafe conditions. Collaborate with Employee Health & Safety team to identify trends, develop measures to prevent future incidents, and implement systems for tracking
  • Conduct exposure incident response, treatment, and evaluation (ie. Bloodborne Pathogens, chemicals)
  • Management of WA State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I)workers compensation claims. Assist with the Worker’s Compensation Program including: case management of SCCA claims and administering the Return to Work program; review quarterly and monthly
  • Thorough and accurate documentation of investigations and L&I in Occupational Health Management system
  • Familiarity with Retrospective Rating Program, Return to Work program, and Keep On Salary Program
  • Develop, manage and refine logging and tracking of worker’s compensation claims within an occupational health database
  • Sit as a designated member and provide routine and requested reports to the SCCA Health & Safety Committee and various subcommittees (e.g. SCCA Sharps Committee, SCCA Lift Committee, SCCA Lab Quality Improvement/Integrity Committee)
  • Maintain the SCCA OSHA 300 Logs and ensure timely posting by the required deadline
  • Gather data and conduct the annual survey of occupational injuries and illnesses; submit data online to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Assist with individual and group ergonomic evaluations, reporting, and documentation
  • Write, review, and provide input into employee health program policy and procedure development, ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations
  • Provide other services as requested

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Five years of experience as a professional nurse
  • Licensed RN in the State of Washington
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills


Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Master's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or other related fields
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) or Certified Occupational Health Nurse - Specialist (COHN-S) certification from the American Board of Occupational Health Nursing (ABOHN)
  • Experience in public speaking and training for group programs
  • One or more years experience in Employee/Occupational Health


Key Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities

 

Collaboration

  • Able to partner successfully with multidisciplinary teams from all areas of SCCA
  • Able to effectively listen to and acknowledge the needs and perspectives of stakeholders
  • Able to accurately represent and respond to these needs in support of Safety and SCCA strategic initiatives
  • Able to collaborate with Fred Hutch, UW Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Northwest Hospital, EvergreenHealth, Northwest Healthcare Response Network, and other affiliates


Communication

  • Excellence in clear, concise communication in a variety of contexts and media, including conversations, email, meetings, formal presentations, emergencies and incidents, and prepared reports
  • Prioritization and Time Management
  • Highly skilled at balancing competing priorities with limited time and resources
  • Evaluate and delegate work assignments appropriately, and escalate if added resources needed


Flexibility

  • Expert at adapting to emergent needs, constraints, and barriers
  • Able to adjust work schedule (including working some evenings and weekends) and location to accommodate emergent needs


Leadership

  • Able to effectively influence the actions and opinions of others
  • Able to work as a partner with the organization’s leadership in achieving solutions

External Relations Liaison II

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Communications and Marketing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15244

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 national 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 and education for our Community Oncology cancer centers in the area.


The Oncology Outreach Liaison serves a key role in developing and implementing outreach strategies for SCCA’s growing Programs, including Geographic locations across the Puget Sound. This role will function as part of a cohesive outreach team organized by regional territories, responsible for the analysis, development and implementation of outreach plans, targeting potential referral sources to drive growth for SCCA oncology programs. Tactics will include coordination of physician to physician interactions, acting as a liaison and representative of the organization to community practices, and executing a variety of outreach efforts and events. This position requires a dynamic person who can work with complex groups of providers and administrative leaders to translate their business goals into outreach tactics, during an exciting time of growth for SCCA.

Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Strategic Outreach leadership, and in partnership with SCCA Service Line Management and individual Sites of Care, the Outreach Liaison will support the execution of outreach plans that impact multiple organizations and departments with differing levels of complexity.

 

Grow Data-Driven Oncology Referrals to SCCA:

  • Development of outreach plans for SCCA sites of care, including Community Practice locations, aligned with SCCA-wide outreach and messaging.
  • Support Geographic Expansion efforts as SCCA opens oncology services in new locations, as part of SCCA’s geographic expansion plan.
  • Partner and meet regularly with program and clinical leaders; develop deep understanding of factors influencing priorities for each program.
  • Participate in service line and community oncology leadership meetings, analyze data and create reports to be shown regularly as a report to leadership.
  • Develop fluency for disease specific clinical priorities for SCCA’s sites of care, including partnered sites; translate into actionable communications with regional providers and their staff, for improved relationships.  
  • Design and build outreach dashboards to measure and track success of outreach efforts. Dashboards will integrate with comprehensive SCCA Outreach activities, to measure and track success of collective outreach efforts.
  • Under the direction of Strategic Outreach leadership, assist with the creation of referral database using internal and external tools, while analyzing data from existing sources.

 

Execution of Outreach Plans:

  • Serve as a member of SCCA’s cohesive strategic outreach team, spanning community practice and geographic expansion, affiliate network and service line, to tell the whole SCCA story.
  • Execute outreach plans to include CME events, invitations for providers and medical professionals to collaborate with SCCA to serve oncology patients , community outreach events and digital engagement strategies.
  • Act as physician liaison representing SCCA sites of care in the community, regularly meeting with and presenting to physician audiences
  • Coordinate event logistics and travel for outreach events and to network sites.
  • Assist with projects including researching and compiling information as well as writing and editing content for external audiences.
  • Participate in the development, printing and dissemination of marketing materials that tell the whole SCCA story with focus on individual sites of care, by collaborating closely with the SCCA marketing team.
  • Support budgeting process by tracking associated expenses by site and activity, reconcile budget for reporting.

 

Frequent Travel: This role will actively participate in local or regional travel for outreach events. More than 50% of time is spent in the field with primary and secondary territory assignment, and up to 20% additional travel outside of the area for national conferences and network affiliate activities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of progressively complex administrative and project management experience in a healthcare setting – oncology strongly preferred
  • 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 healthcare marketplace and physician dynamics
  • Intrinsically motivated and able to create innovative ideas to achieve results. Recognizes and seizes opportunities while representing the mission, visions and values of the organization.
  • 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, problem solve, set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required. Experience with Tableau Data Software, CRM systems, and SharePoint preferred
  • Must have a valid Washington Driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Comfortable presenting to large audiences and interacting with physician leaders

Faculty Member, Pathogen-Associated Malignancies

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

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

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

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

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

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

(3) research and implement prevention strategies for PAMs.

 

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

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

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

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

Financial Analyst II- III

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17764

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 Immunology and Vaccine Development Program is located within the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division. This multi-disciplinary program supports more than 10 faculty, 180 staff and $60 million dollars in research funding annually.

 

The Financial Analyst will develop and coordinate financial analysis and reports for the IVD programs and their faculty. Working under the direction of the Director of Program Operations-IVD, this position will provide complex financial administration support for researchers in the Immunology & Vaccine Division as well as the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division Director. Independent judgment will be used daily in interpreting policy, representing the department or program head, interacting with Center staff and outside organizations, and working with highly sensitive or confidential information.

Responsibilities

Manage and track the projects of the IVD program research activities with high level financial analysis, tracking and reporting including but not limited to:

  • Develop, modify, and maintain multiple record keeping and reporting systems for varied and complex sources of funding; develop procedures for implementation, execution, control and review/audit of fiscal operations
  • Develop, recommend, and/or establish expenditure forecasting for self-sustaining accounts; forecast fiscal needs/commitments; analyze policies and project fiscal impact
  • Conduct various statistical analyses and modeling involving fiscal/budget data; develop long-term planning documents in support of strategic goals; participate in the planning of new programs by conducting analysis of unit needs and resources
  • Prepare specialized reports; develop computer budget models, formulas, and procedures to be used in allocating and tracking expenditures
  • Evaluate unit programs through comparison of actual performance with budgeted/planned objectives; research and determine causative factors in expenditure trends; formulate and recommend corrective action
  • Select, develop, implement and/or modify manual or automated monthly fiscal reporting/tracking processes to address specific unit needs
  • Complete day to day tasks such as invoicing, account reconciliation, accounting transfers, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Financial Analyst II

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in accounting or finance, preferable in a research or not-for-profit environment.
  • Working knowledge of financial information and related operational statistics.
  • Ability to develop and perform complex calculations in MicroSoft Excel and Access.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to understand complex problems, to collaborate and explore alternative solutions. Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and communicate status of projects to key decision makers on a proactive basis.
  • Exposure to grant accounting or project cost accounting a plus.

 

Financial Analyst III

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Public Administration, or related field is required, with an MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the financial analysis field with specific experience working with grants and contracts field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with detailed financial analysis tools and reporting
  • Strong computer skills—MS Word, Access, Adobe Acrobat and advanced knowledge of Excel required
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast paced fiscal management environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually
  • Ability to problem-solve and process information quickly
  • Must be able to work occasional nights and weekends

Flow Cytometry Specialist I

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17746

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 Flow Cytometry Specialist I provides flow cytometry services to Center and external laboratories (https://sharedresources.fredhutch.org). The incumbent reports to the Flow Cytometry Director and works independently in performing daily responsibilities according to established procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain, calibrate and operate the flow cytometers to meet established performance and safety standards.
  • Perform periodic and as needed instrument maintenance.
  • Run samples for investigators as requested.
  • Instruct investigators in the proper use of equipment, data collection and analysis, providing individual assistance as necessary.
  • Provide researchers advice in panel design and experimental troubleshooting.
  • Maintain accurate department records including instrument use logs, materials used, supply inventories, capital equipment lists, equipment maintenance lists, department purchases and accounting records.
  • Prepare instrument billing for flow cytometry facility use.
  • Maintain current knowledge of advances in flow cytometry and recommend improved laboratory equipment as necessary.
  • Maintain current knowledge of laboratory data collection and analysis and recommend updated software and equipment as necessary.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a physical or biological science.
  • Familiarity with or experience in optical systems, instrument analysis, computers or molecular and cell biology strongly desired.
  • Must have experience working with flow cytometry either as a researcher using instrumentation or in a core facility/service roll.
  • Demonstrated skill in working with electronics and machinery. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Genetic Counselor I - Part Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17747

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Purpose & Mission:

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.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

Responsibilities

Genetic counselors provide genetic counseling to patients considered at significant cancer risk due to an underlying pathogenic mutation in a cancer gene and/or their personal and family medical history of cancer. Genetic counselors facilitate the genetic testing process and communicates the implications of the result to the patient, and their healthcare providers.

  • Obtain family histories, provide genetic counseling and education to patients and their families with adult heredity cancer syndromes
  • Develop and implement genetic counseling services for high-risk patients undergoing DNA testing for cancer susceptibility genes
  • Serves as resource to patients, families, staff and physicians
  • Represent the organization in initiatives on cancer genetics

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master's degree in Genetic Counseling
  • WA DOH License or American Board of Genetic Counseling Certified or Board-eligible and obtain WA DOH licensure within six months of SCCA employment
  • Genetic counseling training (MS degree)
  • Broad knowledge of genetics
  • Ability to communicate complex imformation in simple way
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Self-awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills


Preferred:

  • Process improvement skills
  • Knowledge of NCCN guidelines in regards to genetic testing recommendations
  • Knowledge of healthcare delivery
  • Ability to navigate organizational politics

Grant and Contract Specialist, HVTN & CoVPN

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17708

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is the world’s largest publicly funded multi-disciplinary international collaboration facilitating the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS. Most recently, the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) was formed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the US National Institutes of Health to respond to the global pandemic. Using the infectious disease expertise of their existing research networks and global partners, NIAID has directed the HVTN to utilize their experience and expertise to address the pressing need for vaccines and antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The mission of CoVPN is to conduct Phase 3 Efficacy Trials to prevent infection and COVID-19 disease. CoVPN will work to develop and conduct studies to ensure rapid and thorough evaluation of United States government-sponsored COVID-19 vaccines and antibodies for the prevention of COVID-19 disease.

 

**This is a temporary full-time position**

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the administration of subcontracts both internationally and domestically. These contracts may serve a wide variety of purposes from providing clinical sites with funding to supporting investigators involved in scientific leadership activities to funding laboratory activities
  • Serves as first point of contact for all subcontract related issues
  • Assists in negotiating contract budgets, milestones, and terms
  • Processes subcontract requests and modifications
  • Processes and tracks subcontract invoices and provide review and approval
  • Prepares consulting and purchase service agreements upon request
  • Work with Fiscal Operations Manager in preparing protocol costing templates and tracking each in protocol library
  • Design and review all subcontract files, maintain consistency across all sites and institutions
  • Maintain current Leadership Award Budgets and Levels of Effort Reviewed
  • Build good working relationship with Fred Hutch Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and subcontractors to process subcontracts and disseminate information in timely manner
  • Perform 2nd level review on draft subawards received from OSR and on draft cost estimates
  • Design processes relating to contract administration that are efficient and communicate to sites
  • Maintain and keep current on funding agencies’ policies and procedures
  • Communicate to sites regarding compliance with NIH regulations and establish training tools and guidance when necessary
  • Review monthly expenditure reports using PeopleSoft and resolve any discrepancies by working with Fred Hutch Accounts Payable and Fiscal Operations Manager
  • Work with Fiscal and Contracts Manager in preparing complex financial models, reports, and/or presentations
  • Work with HVTN Fiscal Operations Manager in preparing applications, carry over, and prior approval requests
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of administrative experience required. Master’s degree highly recommended
  • Experience with large multi-site clinical research projects and NIH grants and contracts preferred
  • Excellent quantitative/fiscal, budgeting, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills—MS Word, Adobe Pro, and advanced knowledge of Excel required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, constantly evolving fiscal management environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually
  • Ability to problem-solve and process information quickly

Human Resources Director

SCCA Executive Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17654

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 Human Resources Director is a functional role which leads HR practices and objectives that fosters an employee-oriented, collaborative culture that emphasizes open communication, goal attainment, and the leadership and development of a superior workforce. This role serves as a trusted advisor to leaders across the organization to ensure a seamless design and execution of HR initiatives in partnership with the HR Centers of Expertise (COE) that support the SCCA mission and business objectives and reinforce the organization's values. The Director collaborates for appropriate outcomes which balance SCCA employee needs, policies, procedures and compliance with regulatory standards and SCCA’s mission and values.  This role will lead primarily through influence vs. authority with empathy and humility and will be a role model for others to do the same.

Responsibilities

  • Provide effective leadership of our talent management resources and supporting structures.  This will be done in collaboration with dedicated staff reporting to this position and management of service agreements with service providers outside of this organization. 
  • Collaborate with the HR COEs to create and lead efforts for HR systems and processes to provide a consistent approach to an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes innovation, high standards, goal attainment and the development of a top-performing workplace; design and implement an integrated employee lifecycle with on-going improvements to talent management strategies and programs.
  • Develop and manage the HR department budget including leading the efforts to identify, develop and propose strategic sourcing options for HR related services. 
  • Guide efforts to infuse the values of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our internal culture, systems, and practices.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the HR Business Partner team and other resources assigned to ensure focus aligns with business strategy and addresses employee needs at all levels; selects, develops, evaluates  team within assigned areas of responsibility with a goal of earning a high level of credibility as an effective and responsive internal consulting group.
  • Serves as a member of the leadership team and as an advisor on key people initiatives; participates actively in strategic and operational planning.
  • Assess and report on employee engagement and satisfaction in the spirit of continuous improvement.
  • Partner with the senior leadership team to develop optimal organizational structures that support growth and scale.
  • Collaborate to help build a more effective cross-departmental and internal communications across the organization.
  • Ensure job descriptions, performance standards, and performance evaluation instruments promote operational excellence and accountability.
  • Leverage relevant employee data to provide insights into the health of our team, driving action plans at appropriate levels.  This will be accomplished through the development and implementation of a human resources dashboard of key performance indicators with underlying analytics that support effective problem solving and decision making.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues.
  • Utilizes consulting skills and change management techniques to elevate leadership competency.
  • Infuse SCCA cultural cornerstones/values into all programmatic efforts; from policies and trainings, to talent management and engagement.
  • Coach and mentor managers to become better leaders and provide their employees with the support they need to be successful.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 8-10 years of professional human resources experience, with 5 years+ of leadership experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in support of a multi-site/location, experience working in a union enviroment is a plus.   
  • Demonstrated strategic HR excellence, including leading/participating in change initiatives, and in-depth knowledge of employment laws and applicable regulations.
  • Proven ability to hire, develop, and retain effective, diverse teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership of both strategic and tactical HR functions, as well as serve as a motivating staff manager.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop productive working relationships.
  • Multicultural awareness.
  • Experience in an ambiguous environment with the ability to adapt to ever changing circumstances.
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence, listening and communication skills.
  • Strong experience guiding culture development at growing organizations.
  • Deep understanding of how effective culture and employee growth initiatives work within organizations of many scales.
  • Guide leaders and employees regarding Company policies, values, HR programs (benefits, pay and salary) administration and interpretation to ensure policies and procedures are handled consistently and promptly.
  • Accurately diagnose organization issues, develop solutions and implement action plans.
  • Ensure activities comply with all state and federal employment laws and regulations (e.g., FMLA, ADA, EEO, FLSA and CHAP).
  • Assist leadership in performance management and developing effective pipeline and succession plans.
  • Ability to identify issues impeding team and individual growth and a sense for how to address those problems.

Human Resources Partnerships Director

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15148

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Fred Hutch is an active partner in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), which brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine. Careers Start Here.

 

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced HR business leader able to align HR services and expertise in support of organizational and people effectiveness in a dynamic and rewarding mission-focused environment. In this role you will lead a team of HRBPs and HR Generalists who act as the point-of-contact for employees at all levels, ensuring the successful delivery of programs, policies, culture and talent activities. This leader is responsible for elevating team performance, engagement and contributions by developing and implementing scalable practices, processes and tools. This role operates as both a collaborative strategist and a tactician with a strong focus on problem solving. You will be a trusted member of both the HR leadership team and leaders throughout the Fred Hutch organization. You and your team will work in collaboration with the HR Centers of Excellence to provide a high level of service by guiding and coaching employees on HR topics.

 

*Please include a cover letter detailing what makes you uniquely qualified for this role and what inspires you to apply. 

Responsibilities

  • This role is accountable for developing and executing HR strategies and operational plans that directly support the organization’s mission, vision, goals and objectives; aligns Business Partner team approaches with organizational culture and strategy
  • Partner with leaders as they develop business objectives and operational plans to define the related people enablers necessary to deliver desired outcomes; guide and support leaders and managers to bring the best experience and solutions to employees; build a strong and trusted relationship with internal client(s)
  • Serve as a steward of our philosophy, policies, practices and governance in handling employee matters; lead and manage sensitive employee relations topics including executive escalations; ensure equitable resolutions to employee issues, including unique situations where precedents for resolution are unavailable
  • Proactively identify issues, leverage resources, recommend solutions and ensure consistency across business functions; anticipate needs, diagnose problems, identify and drive appropriate solutions, and successfully collaborate across a matrix to deliver results
  • Execute the HR Business Partner team vision, by establishing goals and initiatives that align with organizational and operating unit goals/outcomes
  • Onboard new employees; expand training options for staff that create and maintain a skilled, committed and inclusive workforce
  • Measure Business Partner team standards, processes and practices to ensure they support, encourage and lead our continued evolution as well as effectively drive a positive employee experience
  • Apply critical thinking to ensure focus on the right things, using qualitative and quantitative data to measure success
  • Leverages the Centers of Excellence to provide comprehensive HR support to employees
  • Acts as a primary point of contact and liaison for leaders for specific business group(s)
  • Collect feedback and trends to evolve our practices and processes accordingly
  • Acts as a member of the HR Leadership team
  • Manages complex and difficult HR projects and issues cross-functionally
  • Champion HR initiatives in support of the organization
  • Coach and counsel managers and employees at all levels by serving as a confidential sounding board
  • Influences organizational members by motivating employees, demonstrating leadership, promoting communication, and by supporting a team philosophy
  • Supports workforce and succession planning
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of professional HR experience
  • 5+ years leading a team, preferably in a related industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Demonstrated experience in multiple disciplines of Human Resources and knowledge of relevant labor and employment law
  • Proven ability to work on topics that are complex and sensitive in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations; comfortable working in ambiguous business situations
  • Ability to think strategically and translate concepts into actionable items; proven ability to identify, assess, diagnose needs & issues
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in a multicultural, professional environment; deliver difficult messages with professionalism and poise
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, problem solving, and discernment; strong contracting, coaching, influencing, and feedback skills; ability to influence decision making
  • Proficiency in mentoring employees and helping them expand their knowledge and influence within the company
  • Must be able to develop credible relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to strike the right balance between speed/flexibility and process compliance
  • Must be a confident communicator and capable of effectively presenting to all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated financial literacy and the ability to articulate the financial impact of HR decisions
  • Previous talent management and succession planning experience preferred
  • Strong expertise in developing solutions based upon anecdotal information/facts/data analytics
  • Experience working in healthcare and/or life sciences highly desirable  

IV Pharmacy Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17386

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

Infusion Registered Nurse - Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic - 0.95 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17689

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

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

 

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

 

Benefits include:

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

Responsibilities

The 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:

  • 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

Qualifications

  • Nursing Degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred)
  • 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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department.
  • 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

Integrated Content Coordinator

FH Administration Division
Category: Communications and Marketing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17756

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 integrated content coordinator will help support content and communications efforts that position Fred Hutch as a leader and expert resource in cancer and related diseases. Reporting to the social media manager, you will be responsible for developing and supporting social media, digital content and public relations initiatives designed to reach a variety of audiences, including partners, donors and media, as well as the Fred Hutch community and those impacted by cancer and related diseases. You will also collaborate with counterparts responsible for marketing, content and web design, and colleagues in Philanthropy, Government & Community Relations and Business Development on integrated communications and marketing initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the social media manager to develop and execute social media initiatives across Fred Hutch channels including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram
  • Draft, publish and manage social media posts, monitor conversations and produce multimedia content such as infographics, video and Q&As
  • Maintain and contribute to a cross-team editorial calendar
  • Plan and schedule social media content aligned with integrated campaigns and news announcements
  • Monitor, track and report potential issues arising on social channels that impact Fred Hutch or its stakeholders
  • Help measure and report on social media performance and provide recommendations for optimizing channel performance
  • Assist in running paid social campaigns promoting editorial content, fundraising materials and clinical study participation
  • Support Fred Hutch staff and faculty on social media best practices
  • Assist media relations managers in earned media strategy, including drafting pitches, news releases and social posts on earned media
  • Manage media lists, tracking documents and help monitor media inbox
  • Help monitor and measure earned media mentions; compile and disseminate social and earned media coverage reports
  • Coordinate and produce email newsletter
  • Provide support for team-wide multimedia / digital design need
  • Research and monitor current events and trends for earned and social media outreach to targeted communities
  • Collaborate with editorial writers and editors to develop and promote original content

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism and/or marketing preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience producing or managing social media programming required, ideally in a marketing, public relations or newsroom environment 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience using social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok) and associated tools and programs (including Hootsuite, Sprout Social, Canva) for professional and/or marketing purposes
  • Familiarity with web CMS (Adobe AEM, WordPress) and email marketing platforms
  • Basic digital design skills. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, a plus
  • Strong interest in the Fred Hutch mission and health sciences background preferred
     

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills; basic understanding of/experience with creation and delivery of clear and persuasive communications for varying audiences
  • Experience distilling complex information (science, research, technology) into compelling stories
  • Interest in attending and covering occasional events outside of normal office hours
  • Familiar with online and offline marketing principles and earned and social media’s function within mix of paid, earned, shared and owned channels for optimal impact and audience engagement
  • Analytical approach and good problem-solving skills, coupled with creative orientation
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and complexity
  • Comfort level working at all levels of organization and with diverse group of stakeholders and knowledge bases
  • Rapid response to external audiences and internal customers includes occasional support outside of traditional business hours and across time zones

Please submit a cover letter discussing your interest in this role and in working at Fred Hutch.

Intern, Research

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17808

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 Division, which is home to more than 100 faculty members and dozens of individual labs, focuses on conducting laboratory and patient-oriented research to better understand the mechanisms that drive cancer and other human diseases.

Responsibilities

  • Perform tissue culture techniques, maintenance of cell line, preparation of viral pseudotypes
  • Cloning
  • Enzymatic assays
  • Perform immunochemical assays such Western blotting

Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled in college.
  • College level work that includes hands-on experience in biology, chemistry or related sciences required. 
  • Prefer an individual with future plans to pursue biomedical research. 
  • Must be organized, meticulous and reliable. 

Intern, Research

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17798

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/experience to a student who would like to pursue a career in research. The intern will work under the supervision of the Biospecimen Coordinator for a research program in the Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  This research program includes multiple, large, NIH-funded epidemiology projects that focus on research on cancer genetics, etiology, screening, and survival in colorectal cancer and other chronic diseases.  This position will allow the intern to gain hands-on experience specifically in biomedical research, with training in scientific biospecimen management, including sample collection, processing, maintenance, organization, tracking, and storage.  This is an office-based internship that helps collect biospecimens from research participants, facilitates and coordinates work with various laboratories throughout Fred Hutch, and helps pull and organize research samples for scientific collaborators. Some Universities/Colleges will apply credit for the work and we are happy to help complete required documents – please check with your individual institutions for their requirements. 

Responsibilities

The intern will be trained in a range of skills and techniques, depending on the projects assigned. Under the guidance of the Biospecimen Coordinator and Faculty mentor, the intern will learn research fundamentals and some of the following skill sets:

 

  • Human Subjects Training
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training
  • Proper handling, storage, and shipping of research specimens, including DNA, saliva, cell lines, and tissue
  • Collection of samples from research participants
  • Accurate sample tracking, including using and updating study databases
  • Coordination with Shared Resource Laboratories
  • Communication with scientific collaborators
  • Biorepository maintenance and organization, including inventory management
  • Informed Consent and Institutional Review Board processes
  • Data entry and effective quality control procedures
  • HIPAA training to maintain participant confidentiality

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Completed 1 year of undergraduate level science courses
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a professional setting as a paid employee or volunteer
  • Good communication skills and an interest in learning
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good numeracy, literacy and organizational skills
  • Onsite work expected
  • A cover letter is required with this application

Investigational Drug Service Pharmacist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17806

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 IDS pharmacy position which interacts with patients, research coordinators, research managers, sponsors, and health care providers to perform a variety of technical pharmaceutical tasks including;

  • Assisting in the preparation, review, and implementation of drug study protocols at SCCA
  • Maintaining accurate investigational drug records for study subjects
  • Collaborating with investigators in support of investigational drug studies.
  • Research and education as it pertains to the care of research subjects

Responsibilities

Clinical:

  • Assist or oversee the maintenance of accurate investigational drug records (including documentation of ordering and receipt of drug, drug inventory maintenance, packaging, or pre-packaging responsibilities) and review and update as indicated.
  • Assist in arranging for study participants to receive study medication per protocol
  • Counsel patients on medications for use at home.
  • Serve as drug information resource for healthcare professionals, patients, and their families.
  • Assist in the communication between investigator and clinical staff (providers, nurses, pharmacists) to help ensure feasibility and implementation of the investigational protocol
  • Provide consultation to investigators regarding drug related matters in the design of protocols.
  • Establish and maintain efficient lines of communication between pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team.
  • Inform investigators of institutional and investigational drug service policies and procedures

Education and Research

  • Develop training materials for pharmacy staff
  • Provide instruction for undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students, and pharmacy residents.
  • Provide didactic teaching to student pharmacists at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, as requested

Practice Management:

  • Implement and maintain departmental policies and procedures related to the safe and effective use of medications
  • Participate in the development and implementation of quality assurance programs for pharmacy services, including, but not limited to, prevention of medication errors
  • Routinely evaluate current updates in service specific literature
  • Participate in pharmacy and hospital committees as requested
  • Participate in protocol development and exploratory projects that would directly contribute to improved patient care.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality according to UWMC and SCCA standards.
  • Adhere to UWMC Pharmacy Services, UWMC, and SCCA policies and procedures.

Dispensing:

  • Perform the duties of a Pharmacist 2.

Qualifications

Key skills, knowledge and abilities

  • Ability to communicate with investigators relative to investigational drug studies
  • Ability to participate in protocol development and implementation
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality according to departmental and institutional standards
  • Ability to follow all state, federal, SCCA, UWMC, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission rules and regulations

Required:

  • Months spent in the completion of an Americal Society of Health System Pharmacist accredited residency training program may substitute month for month for the required experience
  • State of Washington Pharmacist License

Preferred:

  • PGY2 in Oncology or Investigational Drug Services or equivalent experience

Laboratory Director, Pharmacokinetics, Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17738

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 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.

Licensed Practical Nurse

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17691

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

  • 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:

  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge

Preferred:

  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

MRI Technologist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17812

Overview

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


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

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

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

 

The MRI Technologist performs and/or assists with MRI procedures according to department procedure manual utilizing correct anatomic positioning, while adjusting technical factors of equipment in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation and applying immobilization devices, as required.

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 examinations
  • 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 If radiologic technologist.   
  • Meets one of the following:  
    • ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists), ARMRIT (American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists) , or CAMRT (Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists) registered as an MR technologist or will acquire this within 12 months of employment   
    • ARRT registered in MRI or unlimited state license, AND 6 months supervised radiology clinical scanning experience      
    • Associate degree or bachelor degree in allied health field, AND Certification in another clinical imaging field, such as ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) OR NMTCB(Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board), AND 6 months supervised MRI clinical scanning experience  
  • Performing MRI prior to and continuously since October 1996, and evaluated by responsible physician to assure competence AND supervised experience in breast MRI, and supervised experience in the intravenous administration of MR contrast
  • 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:

  • Three years of MR technologist experience
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

MRI Technologist - Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17653

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 MRI Technologist performs and/or assists with MRI procedures according to department procedure manual utilizing correct anatomic positioning, while adjusting technical factors of equipment in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation and applying immobilization devices, as required.

Responsibilities

Information Processing & Image Review

  • 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

Instruction

  • 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

Maintenance & Safety Check

  • 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

Maintenance of Supplies

  • Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies, linens, and accessories

Exam Scheduling

  • Coordinates and schedules examinations

Medication Administration

  • 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 if radiologic technologist
  • Meets one of the following:
    • ARRT, ARMRIT, or CAMRT MRI certification or will acquire within 12 months of employment
    • ARRT registered in MRI or unlimited state license, AND 6 months supervised radiology clinical scanning experience
    • Associate degree or bachelor degree in allied health field, AND certification in another clinical imaging field such as ARDMS or NMTCB, AND 6 months supervised MRI clinical scanning experience.
    • Performing MRI prior to and continuously since October 1996, and evaluated by responsable physician to assure competence AND supervised experience in breast MRI, and supervised experience in intravenous administration of MRI contrast.
  • 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

Preffered:

  • Three years of MRI technologist experience
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Mammography Technologist - Part-Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17661

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 Mammography Technologist performs mammographic procedures across all clinical sites, including the mobile mammography van, according to department procedure manual utilizing correct anatomic positioning, selects correct technical factors that consistently produce high quality mammogram images while considering patient variation and minimizing radiation.

Responsibilities

Information Processing and Image Review

  • 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

Instruction

  • 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

Maintenance & Safety Checks

  • 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

Maintenance of Supplies

  • Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies, linens, and accessories

Exam Scheduling

  • Coordinates and schedules examinations

Qualifications

  • Washington State Radiologic Technologist Certification         
  • Degree or program that provides you the eligibility to attain certification or licensure            
  • Completed 8 hours of training in using a mammographic modality (e.g., digital), before beginning to use that modality independently
  • Meets one of the following:
    • If Qualified BEFORE April 28,1999, must be 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 B.
    • If Qualified AFTER April 28,1999, must be certified by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists, or, Licensed to perform general radiographic procedures in a state. Additionally, completed 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 completed 25 mammography examinations under direct supervision of an appropriate MQSA-qualified individual C. If not registered, will become registered at first eligibility
  • 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
  • One year of mammography technologist experience preferred

Mammography Technologist - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17728

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 Mammography Technologist 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

Manufacturing Master Scheduler

FH Administration Division
Category: Manufacturing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17765

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 report directly to the Director of the Cell Processing Facility (CPF). This individual will work semi-autonomously to identify and plan manufacturing engineering and clinical production runs, and prepare the daily and weekly production schedules required for the delivery of cell therapy products. This will include analyzing production schedules and overall manufacturing capacity to determine the optimal work schedule to ensure timely production of therapeutic products. Energetic and enthusiastic and dedicated to life-saving research, the needed skills and expertise for this position require developing and maintaining the master production schedules to ensure the efficitient utilization of resources to meet the needs of the patients.

 

The Master Scheduler interfaces with manufacturing management, Principal Investigators and external collaborators including, but not limited to, the Cell Therapy Laboratory (CTL) and Apheresis Unit associated with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). Strong interpersonal and communication skills, along with a focused attention to detail, are required to ensure successful planning.

 

You may read more about GMP Manufacturing & Cell Processing at Fred Hutch by clicking here

Responsibilities

  • Ensure weekly and daily production schedules comply with the CPF production plan and expected patient infusion dates
  • Attend meetings as CPF planning coordinator
  • Ensure technician training level matches assigned tasks
  • Maintain and communicate manufacturing scheduling requirements and changes with manufacturing department, prinicipal investigators, clinical nurses, QA, QC, manufacturing management, CTL and Apheresis on a routine basis
  • Serve as primary point of contact for all scheduling-related issues, changes and delays
  • Develop, compile and report production metrics to area management on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Be able to analyze data and evaluate capacity limitations so that the Production Schedule can be maintained as efficiently as possible
  • Assist with inventory maintenance of critical manufacturing materials

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in scheduling in a manufacturing or clinical environment (preferably in a Cell Therapy, Pharmaceutical or BioPharmaceutical discipline)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) . Knowledge and experience with SharePoint is preferred
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required
  • Must have strong intitiative, attention to detail, problem solving and follow through
  • Must have strong customer service skills and excellent communication skills to effectively work with all levels of staff, both internally and externally
  • Willingness to learn additional departmental computer and software technologies
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and communicate status of projects to key decision makers on a proactive basis.

Medical Assistant

FH Administration Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17720

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.

 

Clinical Research Center, Medical Assistant

The Clinical Research Center Medical Assistant works as part of a multi-disciplinary team performing clinical and laboratory procedures for research protocols in a dedicated clinical trials unit at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. This position requires daily interaction with study participants, physician-investigators, and other research personnel.

 

The MA works under the supervision of the unit’s APP Facility Manager and uses judgment in determining the needs of research staff and study participants, and performs routine protocol activities, such as blood draws, blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and other common measures, within the framework of the unit’s policies and procedures and protocol requirements. The incumbent will also assist with the coordination of the unit’s administrative and operational tasks. This work may include serving as the unit’s front office liaison and coordinating study participants, study staff, IDS pharmacy, couriers, processing labs, and Center facilities. The MA works responsibly, accurately and independently under the supervision of the clinical trial unit’s management and perform multiple tasks with high level of attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for updating database with participant information and services and tracking study identification
  • Perform in accordance with research protocols delegated functions and procedures which are at an MA level. This may include such procedures as blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, serial blood draws, and other common measurements. Assessment of values within normal range and reporting abnormalities to supervisor.
  • Confirms appointment time requirements, procedures required by each participant and visit, and clinic staffing during that time
  • Collect and process blood, urine, and biopsy specimens according to specific research protocol, OSHA and Fred Hutch requirements and regulations. Process and store specimens in designated locations accurately
  • Understand and conduct sterile technique protocols when required.
  • Assist MD investigators and staff APP in biopsy procedures and other procedures such as port access blood draws
  • Package specimens for shipment according to Fred Hutch protocols including contact with the receiving lab and documenting confirmation of receipt
  • Coordinate time-sensitive processes with courier, processing labs and pharmacy ensuring appropriate handling procedures are followed and documented according to study protocol and the unit’s SOPs
  • Create sample collection forms and labels according to study needs
  • Assemble blood and sample collection supplies and processing setups and maintain study inventories
  • Maintain, track, and order laboratory and clinic room supplies.
  • Manage the check-in procedure for all participant visits and study staff performing protocol activities in the clinical trial unit

Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years MA experience required (Perferred certification in phlebotomy)
  • CPR and ACLS certified
  • Intermediate computer skills in Word and Excel required
  • Must have excellent communication skills and bedside manner
  • Must be able to multi-task quickly, but still maintain a high level of accuracy and precision. Attention to detail is required
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure with changing priorities

Medical Assistant (MA) Apprentice

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17799

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Purpose & Mission:

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.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Purpose & Mission:

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.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

 

Responsibilities

The Medical Assistant Apprentice is a student in training (MA Trainee), mentored by an SCCA Certified Medical Assistant (MA-C) staff, in preparation to take the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) test through the National Healthcareer Association. The apprentice will work side-by-side with a preceptor and participate as a member of the team in the overall function of the clinic. Their primary responsibility will be to learn to manage the flow of patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day. The apprentice will perform duties and procedures as they demonstrate competency at the direction of their preceptor and supervisor. The apprenticeship is designed to complete 2000 hours of training over a period of 1 year. The apprenticeship program is sponsored by the Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers (WACMHC) and accredited through the South Seattle College (SSC) which provides 56 college credits upon full completion of the MA Apprenticeship training program.

  • Patient flow: rooms patients and families into exam or procedure area
  • Initial patient assessment: vital signs, pain assessment, fall risk
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other duties assigned to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs. abnormal, new/existing pain and escalates appropriately to healthcare providers
  • Customer services: acts as a liaison between patient/families and healthcare providers
  • Procedure assistant: prepares for/sets up for procedures and aids healthcare provider

Qualifications

Required for this job:

  • High School Diploma
  • Completion of DOH-approved 7hr HIV/AIDS training
  • 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 the process improvement initiatives
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • 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
  •  

Preferred for this job: (Please list)

  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol and scope of practice
  • Active DOH registration as an MA-R or CNA

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 Tech - Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17745

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 Procedure Suite/Interventional Radiology Medical Assistant/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 medical assistant/surgical technologist position.

Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes and performs as a medical assistant/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/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 their own behavior and communications with others
    • handling confidential information appropriately
    • providing clear and relevant information to the appropriate person
  • 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
  • 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

Required:

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Currently is a Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State’s conduct and standards of practice
  • Current Surgical Technologist Registration (can obtain at time of hire) in Washington State and must be familiar with conduct and standards of practice as outlined by Washington State
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • 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


Preferred:

  • Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) conferred by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
  • Completion of an accredited surgical technology program
  • At least 1 year of experience assisting clinical staff in an acute care surgical setting or ambulatory surgery/endoscopy center, OR equivalent education/experience

Medical Staff Access Supervisor

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17793

Overview

 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!

 

The Medical Staff Access Supervisor is a key member of the Medical Director’s Office and supports delivery of optimal patient care by establishing and maintaining systems that promote timely access for patients and efficient utilization of clinical space. Duties include the management of Physicians and Advanced Practice Provider (APP) clinic templates and space assignments, delivering reports on provider availability, capacity, and space utilization to SCCA leadership and organizational stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development and management of physician and advanced practice provider (APP) clinical plans, clinical FTE implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • Supervise and manage build of clinical templates for physicians and advanced practice providers in Epic
  • Liaison between MDO and Ambulatory Clinics including development of physician and APP clinical schedules and space allocations across the SCCA South Lake Union Campus
  • Collaborate with Academic Department/Division to ensure providers are meeting cFTE expectations
  • Maintain physician and APP clinic template and cancellation policies/procedures, monitoring and audit reports
  • Lead and/or participate in organizational committees related to provider access and templating (Ambulatory Clinic Review, Epic Governance Committee, etc.)
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary stakeholders to evaluate, monitor, and report on clinic space utilization and provider capacity
  • Interface with service line management, clinical operations, medical staff, and stakeholders at UW School of Medicine and Fred Hutch in administrating policies and procedures, problem solving, and improving processes regarding patient access

Qualifications

Required:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Three years of experience of a progressive nature in a healthcare setting. Additional experience may substitute for educational requirement.
  • Experience working in Epic, with ability to complete Epic training required for role within first 30-days of employment
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Customer service orientation/mindset with an ability to forge relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to identify key performance indicators and develop succinct reports for measuring performance against target

Preferred:

  • Experience managing large projects with substantial change management components
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools, i.e. Tableau

 

NCTN Protocol Specialist

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17797

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 department of Clinical Research Support (CRS) is the central clinical trials office for the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Cancer Consortium.

 

The NCTN Protocol Specialist (Clinical Research Coordinator) is responsible for oversight and coordination of NCI, Industry and Institution-Sponsored clinical trials. The position serves as a representative of the CRS department and the Study Support Services team, interacting on a regular basis with Cancer Consortium personnel and outside organizations. The incumbent will report directly to the NCTN Clinical Trials Manager in Clinical Research Support.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the daily operations of assigned research studies; ensuring studies in their portfolio are in accordance with regulatory, GCP guidelines, institutional policies and sponsor guidelines
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for assigned studies as well as liaison between the Cancer Consortium and the study sponsor
  • Collaborate with disease-specific clinical research teams to ensure all research related clinical procedures and other study specific activities are completed per protocol
  • Review medical records to confirm eligibility
  • Perform study participant registration per sponsor guidelines
  • Generate and maintain participant tracking tools; communicate status to research staff and management
  • Maintain appropriate source documentation and complete data entry into case report forms in a timely and accurate manner
  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-2 years of experience in a clinical research setting, preferably in oncology
  • Reviewing and abstracting data from medical records
  • Clinical research-related certification preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time-management skills

NE Patient Financial Services Coordinator

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17710

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Purpose & Mission:

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.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

 

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.

  • 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. 
  • 2-3 years of revelant 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:

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

Nuclear Medicine PET-CT Technologist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17801

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:

  • A NMTCB (PET) Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification
  • Three years of nuclear medicine PET-CT experience
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Nursing Supervisor - Infusion Services - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17685

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

Responsibilities

The Nursing Supervisor works with the clinic Associate Director to assure the provision of high-quality, evidence-based patient and family-centered care by supervising nursing staff and supporting nursing practice. Supports day-to-day nursing operations and quality assurance for the clinic population.

  • Hiring, training, supporting, disciplining and evaluating nursing staff
  • Assist in P&P, SOP and patient education development
  • Assist in goal setting for the clinical service in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and work toward achieving goals
  • Lead efforts toward Continuous Process Improvement for the clinical service
  • Assist in assuring regulatory compliance with applicable standards
  • Further the practice of nursing within the clinical service by using current evidence to support change through committee and project work
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • BSN or BA/BS in related field
  • Current, active Washington State Registered Nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Healthcare Provider Certification
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven project management skills and committee experience
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills (EMR, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability provide feedback about staff performance to staff
  • Strong teaching ability
  • Ability to lead committees


Preferred:

  • Master's degree in nursing or related field
  • OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or BMT RN
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card
  • ACLS and/or PALS
  • 2 years of previous RN Oncology experience
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research

Nursing Supervisor - Wellness Center (Salaried)

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17755

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Benefits include:

 

Relocation - Generous relocation package available

 

Time Off - 10 paid holidays plus 2 personal days, paid vacation, and paid sick time

 

Employee Health Clinic - Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan 

 

Retirement - 403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service

 

Bright Horizons Care Advantage  

 

Hutch Kids Child Care Center 

 

Employee Assistance Program 

 

Tuition Reimbursement Program   

 

Subsidized ORCA card and tax-advantaged transportation options 

Responsibilities

The Nursing Supervisor works with the clinic nurse manager to assure the provision of high-quality, evidence-based patient and family-centered care by supervising nursing staff and supporting nursing practice.  Supports day-to-day nursing operations and quality assurance for the clinic population. Primary Responsibilities include:

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

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • BSN or BA/BS in related field
  • Current, active Washington State Registered Nursing license
  • Minimum 3-5 years as a RN depending on the clinical specialty and 2 years of previous leadership experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven project management skills and committee experience
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills (EMR, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability to work under pressure related to work/time deadlines
  • Ability to provide feedback about staff performance to staff
  • Strong teaching ability
  • Ability to lead committees

Preferred:

  • Master's degree in nursing or related field
  • Active specialty certification at the basis (RN) or advanced (APN) level with an SCCA-recognized certification
  • Outpatient experience 

Occupational Health Nurse

FH Administration Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17758

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 Occupational Health Nurse follows Fred Hutch departmental policies and procedures in the development and implementation of programs. This position reports to and works in collaboration with the Occupational Health Program Manager.

 

Responsibilities include: COVID-19 screening, testing, and contact tracing; initial treatment and triage of work-related injuries and accidents; investigation and root-cause analysis of work-related accident/illness and near-miss reports; management of WA State Department of Labor and Industries workers compensation claims ; review of medical screening forms for laboratory animal users and respirator users; post-exposure evaluation and treatment of incidents involving etiologic agents, chemicals, and bloodborne pathogens; administration of immunizations for healthcare workers and laboratory staff; Health and Safety, Institutional Biosafety, and Infection Prevention Committee support; review and development of policies and procedures that ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and mandates.

Responsibilities

  • COVID-19 testing: triaging staff member surveys, coordinating testing, providing results, and conducting contact tracing for positive cases; keep current on COVID-19 stay at home and return to work guidelines (CDC, WA State Department of Health, Public Health Seattle-King County)
  • Assist with the Worker’s Compensation Program including: case management of Fred Hutch/SCCA claims and administering the Return to Work program; review quarterly and monthly Retrospective Rating Program reports, arrange Retro Meetings, receive/deliver Retro checks and collaborate with Fred Hutch Finance Liaisons to determine annual enrollment choices; training and coaching staff members, Supervisors and Management about L&I policies and procedures; liaise with Human Resources for various leave programs; work with Payroll around Keep On Salary Program
  • Provide first aid and triage care to Fred Hutch staff members who have been injured or developed illness related to their work; refer to external Occupational Health clinics as needed. Use discretion in providing non-work related routine care where health maintenance will allow the individual to remain at the worksite (e.g, dressing changes, suture removal, BP checks, etc.)
  • Collaborate with EH&S colleagues to investigate work-related accidents and injuries, perform root cause analyses, identify trends, and develop and track implementation measures to prevent future incidences
  • Develop, manage and refine logging and tracking of worker’s compensation claims within an occupational health database
  • Receive and track accident and illness reports and near miss reports; assist managers in conducting follow-up investigations as needed
  • Substitute member of the Fred Hutch Health & Safety Committee, Institutional Biosafety Committee, and SCCA Infection Prevention Committee when the Occupational Health Manager is unavailable
  • Maintain the Fred Hutch OSHA 300 Logs and ensure timely posting by the required deadline
  • Gather data and conduct the annual survey of occupational injuries and illnesses; submit data online to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Provide staff immunizations and TB screening (healthcare workers, research staff, and volunteers) including placement of TB skin tests and Hepatitis B/MMR/Tdap/Varicella/Influenza vaccines; review laboratory results (rubeola, mumps, rubella, quantiferon, varicella, Hep B, Hep C, HIV) and provide follow-up as needed; smallpox vaccine administration to laboratory members
  • Review medical respirator questionnaires and refer to external Occupational Health Clinics as needed; review and enter audiometric test reports into occupational health database
  • Conduct exposure incident response, treatment, and evaluation (Bloodborne Pathogens, Cercopithecine herpesvirus (CHV-1), and various etiologic agents used in research facility)
  • Coordinate access to and monitor use of mothers rooms on South Lake Union Campus
  • Review animal health use medical questionnaires and provide medical clearances for vivarium staff; refer to external Occupational Health clinics as needed
  • Write, review, and provide input into occupational health program policy and procedure development; participate in continuous process improvement measures and project management activities as needed
  • Optimize the use of EH&S Occupational Health Nursing services through communication with staff members
  • Provide other services as requested.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Five years of experience as a professional nurse.
    • Licensed RN in the State of Washington.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
    • Current BLS/CPR required
    • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
    • Effective written and oral communication skills

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or other related fields
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) or Certified Occupational Health Nurse - Specialist (COHN-S) certification from the American Board of Occupational Health Nursing (ABOHN)
  • Experience in public speaking and training for group programs.

Patient Navigator II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17542

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 20 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

 

The Patients Navigator for African American communities offers individualized assistance to patients, families and caregivers to help overcome health system barriers and facilitate timely access to qualified medical and psychosocial care. Patient navigators serve as a critical link to connect our diverse patient population to local and national resources to meet basic life needs while undergoing cancer treatment. These government and privately funded sources of support (medical transportation, housing, financial concerns, insurance coverage, medication co-pays), are crucial to enabling patients to engage in treatment from the point of diagnosis and throughout the cancer continuum. Furthermore, our patient navigators provide essential cultural brokering and emotional support that also enables our patients to receive the needed medical and holistic care they need. This particular position will focus upon African American patients/families but will cross cover other areas as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Assessing barriers to care and involve patients/families in creating potential solutions to problems, considering patient's physical and emotional status, reading level, health literacy, culture, language, and amount of information desired
  • Provide longitudinal support to patients throughout their treatment course
  • Identifying and arranging internal and/or external resources to meet patient needs. Continually expand knowledge of community and other resources, including immigration, DHSH, and financial resources
  • Serve as a link to clinical Social Work (and other supportive care services) to ensure patients are receiving the emotional and mental health care they need
  • Educating patients and caregivers on the multi-disciplinary nature of cancer treatment, the roles of team members, and what to expect from the health care system
  • Empowering patients by promoting self-management skills and providing information about resources and referrals
  • Encouraging active communication between patients/families and health care providers to help optimize patient outcomes
  • Assessing patients' capacity to self-advocate. Help patients optimize time with their treatment team by prioritizing questions, clarifying information, etc.
  • Contributing to patient navigation program development, implementation, and evaluation; follow through on special projects and assigned tasks as requested by supervisor
  • Demonstrating empathy and provide information and support within scope of practice; refer to licensed clinicians as appropriate
  • Adhering to organizational policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HIPAA, privacy, safety, and other regulations; document care provided in accordance with SCCA policies and procedures

 

In addition to the role/responsibilities detailed in the SCCA Patient Navigator II job description, the African American Patients Navigator will assume the following unique responsibilities as their orientation, capacity and patient demand allow. With guidance and support from their supervisor, the African American Patients Navigator will:

  • Reach out to current Black/African American patients in coordination with their existing Supportive Care service providers, and to incoming new Black/African American patients
  • Follow the Black/African American patients for the duration of their treatment, maintaining close relationships with patients and families, assessing and addressing emergent needs, and checking in even when there is not an identified episodic need
  • Serve non-African American patients as training needs require and capacity allows, until Black/African American patients-specific responsibilities fill their template. As needed and per the Supervisor, the incumbent will provide cross-coverage for other Navigators. As possible, other Navigation team members will provide backup to the incumbent.
  • Serve as an ambassador, educator and cultural broker to the health care teams and other SCCA staff so that Black/African American patients receive culturally appropriate care and services, and providers and staff develop improved cultural competence
  • Work closely with the Fred Hutch Office of Community Outreach and Engagement (OCOE) African American Patients Community Health Educator
  • Guide / participate in Black/African American patients outreach activities pertaining to cancer prevention, screening and treatment
  • Provide consultation and education to Black/African American patients, families and caregivers, SCCA providers and staff, and community members to enhance access to care, research and positive health oucomes for Black/African American patients

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with patients/families from diverse cultural backgrounds; sensitivity to the often stressful situations patients/families are facing; effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with diverse members of multidisciplinary team
  • Good written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and shift easily from one task to another as needed. Ability to prioritize tasks, problem-solve daily, and complete work within deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team player: timely communication, follows through on commitments, demonstrates reliability
  • Oral and written fluency in English
  • Working knowledge of community resources for the greater Puget Sound Region and beyond
  • Technical skills in Microsoft Office and other programs (EHR, etc.), as the job requires
  • Relate and work effectively with families, health care providers, social service agencies, and the public
  • Familiarity with cultural, health care and social practices of Black/African Americans
  • Successful experience in provision of community outreach and social services coordination to Black/African Americans
  • Interest in / prior experience with program development, innovation, experimentation
  • Current Washington State driver's license


Preferred

  • BA/BS in Social Work or other health related field
  • Active Washington State nursing or social work license
  • Experience with and/or ties to underserved populations
  • Demonstrated understanding of oncology /medical terminology
  • Two years working in a hospital or other healthcare setting, especially working with oncology patients and their support persons
  • Experience in community clinic settings
  • Prior participation in operations research activities
  • Oral and written fluency in a language other than English
  • Experience in working with underserved populations

Patient Navigator II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17705

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 Navigator offers individualized assistance to patients, families and caregivers to help overcome health system barriers and facilitate timely access to qualified medical and psychosocial care. Patient navigators serve as a critical link to connect our diverse patient population to local and national resources to meet basic life needs while undergoing cancer treatment. These government and privately funded sources of support (medical transportation, housing, financial concerns, insurance coverage, medication co-pays), are crucial to enabling patients to engage in treatment from the point of diagnosis and throughout the cancer continuum. Furthermore, our patient navigators provide essential cultural brokering and emotional support that also enables our patients to receive the needed medical and holistic care they need.

Responsibilities

  • Assessing barriers to care and involving patients/families in creating potential solutions to problems, considering patient's physical and emotional status, reading level, health literacy, culture, language, and amount of information desired
  • Identifying and arranging internal and/or external resources to meet patient needs. Continually expand knowledge of community and other resources, including immigration, DHSH, and financial resources
  • Educating patients and caregivers on the multi-disciplinary nature of cancer treatment, the roles of team members, and what to expect from the health care system
  • Empowering patients by promoting self-management skills and providing information about resources and referrals
  • Encouraging active communication between patients/families and health care providers to help optimize patient outcomes
  • Assessing patients' capacity to self-advocate. Help patients optimize time with their treatment team by prioritizing questions, clarifying information, etc.
  • Contributing to patient navigation program development, implementation, and evaluation; follow through on special projects and assigned tasks as requested by supervisor
  • Investing in and contributing to an evolving model of patient navigation
  • Demonstrating empathy and providing information and support within scope of practice; refer to licensed clinicians as appropriate
  • Adhering to organizational policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HIPAA, privacy, safety, and other regulations; document care provided in accordance with SCCA policies and procedures

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with patients/families from diverse cultural backgrounds; sensitivity to the often stressful situations patients/families are facing
  • Ability to work well with diverse members of multidisciplinary team
  • Good written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and shift easily from one task to another as needed. Ability to prioritize tasks and problem-solve daily
  • Team player: timely communication, follows through on commitments, demonstrates reliability
  • Working knowledge of community resources for the greater Puget Sound Region and beyond
  • Technical skills in Microsoft Office and other programs (EHR, etc.), as the job requires


Preferred:

  • BA/BS in social work
  • Experience in working with underserved populations
  • Two years working in a hospital or other healthcare setting, especially working with oncology patients and their support persons
  • Oral and written fluency in a language other than English

Patients Navigator II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17539

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 Navigator offers individualized assistance to patients, families and caregivers to help overcome health system barriers and facilitate timely access to qualified medical and psychosocial care. Patient navigators serve as a critical link to connect our diverse patient population to local and national resources to meet basic life needs while undergoing cancer treatment. These government and privately funded sources of support (medical transportation, housing, financial concerns, insurance coverage, medication co-pays), are crucial to enabling patients to engage in treatment from the point of diagnosis and throughout the cancer continuum. Furthermore, our patient navigators provide essential cultural brokering and emotional support that also enables our patients to receive the needed medical and holistic care they need.

Responsibilities

  • Assess barriers to care and involving patients/families in creating potential solutions to problems, considering patient's physical and emotional status, reading level, health literacy, culture, language, and amount of information desired
  • Identify and arrange internal and/or external resources to meet patient needs. Continually expand knowledge of community and other resources, including immigration, DHSH, and financial resources
  • Educate patients and caregivers on the multi-disciplinary nature of cancer treatment, the roles of team members, and what to expect from the health care system
  • Empower patients by promoting self-management skills and providing information about resources and referrals
  • Encourage active communication between patients/families and health care providers to help optimize patient outcomes
  • Assess patients' capacity to self-advocate. Help patients optimize time with their treatment team by prioritizing questions, clarifying information, etc.
  • Contribute to patient navigation program development, implementation, and evaluation; follow through on special projects and assigned tasks as requested by supervisor
  • Invest and contribute to an evolving model of patient navigation
  • Demonstrating empathy and providing information and support within scope of practice; refer to licensed clinicians as appropriate
  • Adhering to organizational policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HIPAA, privacy, safety, and other regulations; document care provided in accordance with SCCA policies and procedures

Qualifications

Required:
• High school diploma
• Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with patients/families from diverse cultural backgrounds; sensitivity to the often stressful situations patients/families are facing
• Ability to work well with diverse members of multidisciplinary team
• Good written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational skills
• Ability to work independently and shift easily from one task to another as needed. Ability to prioritize tasks and problem-solve daily
• Team player: timely communication, follows through on commitments, demonstrates reliability
• Working knowledge of community resources for the greater Puget Sound Region and beyond
• Technical skills in Microsoft Office and other programs (EHR, etc.), as the job requires

 

Preferred:

• BA/BS in social work
• Experience in working with underserved populations
• Two years working in a hospital or other healthcare setting, especially working with oncology patients and their support persons
• Oral and written fluency in a language other than English

Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant/Immunotherapy Fellow

Clinical Research Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 73967

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Research Associate/Acting Instructor level. This is a full-time, 12-month service period, annual appointment. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch.

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 selected individual for the advertised position is expected to participate in a year-long fellowship program with the goal of becoming an expert in bone marrow transplantation and Immunotherapy. This position will rotate through outpatient Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) services (autologous and allogeneic transplant, immunotherapy, Long Term Follow Up) and on the inpatient transplant service initially as a primary care provider with increasing levels of independent patient care responsibility over the course of the year.  Exposure to some of our unique clinical programs, including non-malignant transplantation, high risk leukemia, and survivorship, will be part of the learning experience as well.  Approximately 75% of the year will be devoted to clinical activities with the remaining time available for the opportunity to participate in clinically focused research projects, which will be determined based on identification of mentors and projects. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Anticipated start date would be July 1, 2021.

Pharmacy Purchasing Technician

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17684

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


Working under the immediate supervision of a pharmacist, the Pharmacy Purchasing Technician interacts with  health care providers to perform a variety of specialized purchasing tasks.  Including but not limited to ordering and receiving, maintenance of inventory levels for medications and supplies within the pharmacy as well as other areas of the clinic, including reconcillation for billing purposes. This position works closely with partner organizations and departments within the clinic to ensure that we meet the medication related needs of our patientsThis position will serve as backup for pharmacy technicians as needed for patient care, and be responsible for other duties as assigned.

 

Expected Start Date:  August 1st

Responsibilities

  • Daily ordering and receiving of medications
  • Maintain invoices and pharmacy purchasing records as required by state and federal law
  • Processing of outdates and returns, handling recalled and defective medications and maintaining appropriate documentation
  • Floor stock ordering for clinic areas including monthly billing and invoicing for accounting
  • Functions and duties related to maintaining appropriate inventory levels
  • Participate in purchasing related meetings
  • Train and educate staff on purchasing functions

Qualifications

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of Pharmacy Technician Program
  • Washington state Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Familiar with the generic names of drugs along with their basic indication.
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently

Preferred:

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17839

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 Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle. Its interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Its Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, which is home to more than 70 faculty members, was established to facilitate and enhance the Hutch's efforts in infectious disease prevention and vaccine development.


The Stamatatos Lab, investigates the development of protective antibody responses during viral infections, with emphasis on HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2, by employing advanced Immunological, Molecular and Bioinformatic tools. The information generated from these studies is used to design immunogens to elicit similar antibody responses by vaccination.

Responsibilities

We have two positions for Postdoctoral fellows interested in:

  • Investigating the development of B cell and antibody responses against SARS-CoV-2 in adult and pediatric patients
  • Investigating the activation and expansion of B cells that produce HIV-1 neutralizing antibodies in immunized humanize mice

Qualifications

  • A PhD in Immunology or Microbiology are preferred.
  • Strong background on T and/or B cell immunity, is important.
  • Ability to work independently within a very collaborative environment is critical, as are strong written, communication and organizational skills.
  • Salary will be commensurate with appropriate experience.

Applicants must submit:

  • Cover letter discussing your interest in this position including statement of research interests and career goals
  • Include a separate attachment of at least 3 references - Names and contact information

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Protein Synthesis Control in Bladder Cancer

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17589

Overview

Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (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, Fred Hutch’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Careers Start Here.

 

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Hsieh Lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The core focus of the Hsieh Lab is to interrogate the mechanisms by which post-transcriptional gene regulation governs cancer cell behavior at a molecular, cellular, and organismal level (Hsieh et al. Nature 2012, Schuster and Hsieh Trends in Cancer 2019, Winters et al. JCI Insight 2019, and Liu et al. Science Translational Medicine 2019).

Responsibilities

For this position, the applicant will utilize murine genetics, whole transcriptome ribosome profiling, functional genomics, RNA labeling/sequencing techniques, various cellular and molecular assays, and a one-of-a-kind biorepository of primary and metastatic human bladder cancer samples to understand how the translation apparatus promotes cancer phenotypes.

 

Fred Hutch has more than 200 postdoctoral fellows working in labs across all five research divisions. We provide postdocs with the opportunity to work on the cutting edge of biomedical research in a supportive, collaborative environment with faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping their trainees achieve their career goals. In addition, both the Student/Postdoc Advisory Committee and the Office of Scientific Career Development offer diverse mentoring and career development opportunities.

Qualifications

Required qualifications:

We are looking for exceptional candidates with a recent PhD and/or MD, a record of productive research, and the ability to work independently as well as in collaborative research efforts. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

 

Preferred qualifications:

A strong background in mouse work, high throughput methods, RNA biology, and/or computational biology are highly desirable.

 

To apply for this position, please provide the following:

  • Cover letter summarizing your research interest
  • CV
  • Contact information for three references

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biology of Small Cell Lung Cancer

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17590

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

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the MacPherson lab, which is focused on the biology of small cell lung cancer (SCLC). We apply functional screens and analyses of genetically engineered mouse (GEM) and patient derived xenograft (PDX) models towards understanding genes mutated in SCLC and basis of response towards conventional and novel therapies. Our lab works closely with thoracic oncologist collaborators at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to access patient samples and to help translate basic findings (e.g. see Augert et al, 2019, Science Signaling “Targeting NOTCH Activation in Small Cell Lung Cancer Through LSD1 Inhibition”). Some of these directions are supported by an NIH Lung Cancer SPORE award that promotes translational lung cancer research.  We are also interested in understanding basic mechanisms underlying SCLC tumor suppressor and oncogene function (e.g., see Augert et al, Cancer Cell 2020, “MAX Functions as a Tumor Suppressor and Rewires Metabolism in Small Cell Lung Cancer” and Jia et al, 2018, Cancer Discovery “Crebbp Loss Drives Small Cell Lung Cancer and Increases Sensitivity to HDAC Inhibition”.) We are increasingly performing functional screens in vivo and in tissue culture cells applied to cells to understand genes important for SCLC and to identify new druggable vulnerabilities.  The specific project will be developed by both the candidate and Dr. MacPherson based on areas of shared interests.

Qualifications

  • Recent PhD in Biology or related fields
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to design and execute experiments, interpret data and present results
  • A record of publication in peer reviewed journals

Please include a cover letter detailing your research interest and suitability for this position and names and contact information of at least two references with your application. 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biostatistics

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17579

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 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow opportunity is immediately available within the Gottardo Lab. The Gottardo Lab is a Research Lab within the Computational Biology department at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. We develop statistical methods and computational tools for managing and analyzing high-throughput biological data including single-cell RNA-seq, flow-cytometry, CyTOF and CITE-seq, to name a few. We then utilize these tools, in collaboration with immunologists and clinicians, to analyze high-dimensional data from pre-clinical and clinical trials in an effort to accelerate the development of new cancer immunotherapies and vaccines. Our lab participates in large collaborative efforts funded by the NIH, Gates Foundation and the CZI including the Human Immunology Project Consortium, the Human Cell Atlas, the Cancer Immunotherapy Trial Network and the Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery.

 

As a lab, 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 our lab visit rglab.org.

Responsibilities

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will:

  • Develop statistical and computational methods for analyzing and integrating high dimensional single-cell data generated by cutting-edge technologies including single-cell RNA-seq, CITE-seq, flow cytometry and CyTOF
  • Work with immunologists and clinicians to apply these tools in the context of cancer immunotherapy and vaccine development

Qualifications

Required:

  • Recent PhD degree in statistics/biostatistics, computer science, or other fields with strong quantitative training or experience
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++, R or similar languages
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work in a team-based setting


Preferred:

  • Background in Biology
  • Previous experience with genomics or immunological data analyses
  • Experience with good software development practices (e.g. design, unit tests, documentation, code review) for reproducible science

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biostatistics

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13095

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.

 

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellow position with Dr. Li Hsu in the Biostatistics Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include the development and dissemination of statistical methodology, software development, and application to large-scale genetic epidemiological studies. Specific areas of interest include multiclass regression model, nonparametric modeling and methods, multiple hypothesis testing, machine learning, and genome-wide risk modeling. The fellow will have real-hand data analysis experience by participating in large collaborative studies, in which rich data on tumor genomics, germline genetics and environmental risk factors have been collected.

 

The position will come with a competitive postdoc-level salary with great benefits. The environment at Fred Hutch is lively yet casual, with a strong emphasis on innovative and collaborative work. The Center is housed in a lovely campus next to Lake Union a short walk from downtown, and a convenient shuttle from the University of Washington.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics or computational biology with strong skills in applied statistical methods development and computation. Knowledge of genetics and genomics is desired. The position is available immediately and for up to two years.

 

Application Instructions: Applicants should send a CV, a short statement of research interests, and contact information of three referees

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17615

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 Barry laboratory, within the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Translational Research Program, is looking for a talented post-doctoral fellow with extensive expertise in the realm of tumor immunology. The Barry lab focuses on understanding how the immune system responds to cancer and can be manipulated to treat cancer. Our studies utilize human immunology, murine models of cancer, state-of-the-art imaging techniques, RNA sequencing techniques, and immunological techniques to explore the role of the innate immune system in controlling immune responses to cancer. We focus our research on understanding how the innate immune system, specifically dendritic and natural killer cells, shape immune responses to cancer and patient responses to common immunotherapies (see Barry et al., 2018 PMID: 29942093).

Responsibilities

The candidate will spearhead a project with the following goals:

  • to define the molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating natural killer and dendritic cell abundance in the tumor microenvironment in human and mouse tumors
  • To develop and undertake broad immune profiling studies of human tumors to interrogate the innate immune response to cancer and its’ role in regulating responses to immunotherapy

Qualifications

A Ph.D. in the life sciences with a focus on immunology or tumor immunology is required. A strong publication record as well as eligibility and desire to apply for future fellowships are required. The candidate must also be experienced in essential techniques to characterize and profile immune cells and to gauge their function. A candidate with experience in live cell imaging, human immunology, and experience working in murine tumor or metastasis models is strongly desired.

 

The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to develop creative approaches to experimental design, and thrive both in independent research and while working collaboratively with other fellows, graduate students, and staff in the lab.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Epidemiology

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14205

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Fred Hutch is an active partner in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), which brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine. Join us and make a difference! Careers Start Here.


A postdoctoral research position in epidemiology with focus on cancer prevention and survivorship in ethnically diverse populations is available at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Hutchinson Center provides a challenging academic and supportive multi-disciplinary research environment.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a recent or prospective doctoral graduate (Ph.D. or equivalent qualification) with a background in Epidemiology and related subject areas to cancer prevention and survivorship. Candidates should have an interest in the investigation of novel, interdisciplinary research questions related to identifying strategies to improve cancer survivorship and cancer outcomes using lifestyle behavioral interventions (nutrition, physical activity, energy balance) and observational study designs. This position will be under the direction of Dr. Heather Greenlee, member of the Public Health Sciences and Clinical Research Divisions at Fred Hutch and Director of Integrative Medicine at the SCCA.

 

Dr. Greenlee’s research program uses both clinical trials and observational studies to examine a broad range of lifestyle intervention and complementary/integrative therapies for cancer prevention and control, especially in under-resourced and vulnerable populations. The candidate will be responsible for data analysis and manuscript preparation on two ongoing National Cancer Institute R01-funded studies, in addition to participating in other new and ongoing studies.  The Mi Vida Saludable study is an ongoing 2x2 factorial designed trial testing the separate and synergistic effects of in-person and eHealth diet and physical activity interventions on behavioral outcomes in Latina breast cancer survivors.  The Pathways Heart Study is an ongoing observational study examining predictors of cardiovascular disease in breast cancer patients within a large integrated health system.  Responsibilities will include analyzing data, preparing manuscripts, presenting at research conferences, implementing research protocols, and contributing to grant writing.  Studies will include single institution and multi-site trials, including local and national clinical trials consortia, as well as observational cohorts.

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required with background in epidemiology, health services research, biostatistics, or a closely related field
  • Experience using SAS and R is required, additional experience using Stata is preferred
  • Experience analyzing data related to cancer survivorship and/or cancer outcomes is preferred
  • Experience with analyzing data generated by eHealth interventions and/or physical activity measurement devices is preferred
  • Experience and skill with the visual and graphical representation of data is preferred
  • The candidate 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
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within interdisciplinary teams and collaborations

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Immunology

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17706

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 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately under the guidance of Dr. Matthias Stephan, M.D., Ph.D., (visit the lab web page by clicking here) to explore the fast-developing and highly interdisciplinary field of immunobioengineering. Using next-generation immunomodulatory synthetic materials, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will develop new approaches - beyond existing T-cell-based therapies - to therapeutically manipulate the immune system against cancer. (https://www.nature.com/magazine-assets/d41586-017-08701-8/d41586-017-08701-8.pdf) The successful applicants will fabricate stimulatory biomaterial devices, drug delivery systems and bioactive substances and test their therapeutic potential in preclinical tumor models of adoptive T-cell therapy. The successful candidate will be a scientifically driven, well organized self-starter.

Responsibilities

  • Designing mRNA nanoparticles for the in situ programming of disease-specific immune cells 
  • Designing implantable biomaterials to locally deliver and functionally support tumor-reactive T cells. 
  • The position will involve the fabrication of nanoparticles, repeated administration into mice, immune phenotyping, bioluminescent tumor imaging, but cell culture, cell sorting, flow cytometry, intercellular staining, transfections, ELISPOT and Chromium Release Assays 

Qualifications

  • Suitable applicants should have a recent PhD in immunology or a related field. 
  • The ideal candidate will work well in an interactive scientific environment, be intellectually curious, and have experience in all aspects of cellular immunology. 
  • Critical skills include extensive animal science knowledge and extensive experience with animal handling, direct, hands-on experience with, and extensive knowledge of, cellular immunology, oncology, cell-based immune functional assays, flow cytometric analysis and isolation of transformed and primary cells, modulation of tumor microenvironments, and relevant statistical analysis. 
     

Please include a cover letter describing your interest in this opportunity and suitability for the role with your application.  

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Immunotherapy

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12846

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 post-doctoral research fellow will work on independent and collaborative projects in Dr. Chapuis laboratory developing adoptive T cell immunotherapy for viral driven malignancies within the Program in Immunology and Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The successful applicant will employ strategies for cloning T cell receptors (TCRs) and genetic modification of human T cells with TCRs specific for antigens expressed by malignancies. In vitro studies using human T cells and in vivo murine models will be used to develop and test novel T cell therapies. The research fellow will perform correlative studies to evaluate the transfer, persistence and function of antigen-specific T cells in human clinical trials of adoptive T cell immunotherapy.

 

The Program in Immunology is a leader in the development and clinical application of adoptive immunotherapy using genetically modified T cells and is committed to the advancement of this approach. The post-doctoral research fellow may also participate in the laboratory evaluation of ongoing clinical trials involving engineering of peripheral blood stem cell grafts for improved allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation outcomes, and in the development of future immunotherapy strategies. This is a full-time position with a salary based on the NIH scale and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Study the function of human T cells
  • Molecular bench work with PCR, cloning, and vector design
  • Single cell RNA sequencing
  • Biostatistics and some basic programing skills
  • Cell Culture, cell sorting, flow cytometry, intracellular staining, and transfections
  • Validation through functional and killing assays.

Qualifications

  • MD and/or a PhD in a biological science with a diverse knowledge of immunology
  • Dynamic and driven – engaging and encouraging in team environments
  • Willingness to write and apply for funding opportunities and abstracts
  • A strong research background
  • Proficient in molecular biology and cellular immunology technique and knowhow
  • Virology knowledge will assist in the AIM of this position
  • Flow cytometry and cell signaling based assays
  • Experience in analysis of TCR signaling pathways and in lentiviral modification of T cells will be an advantage


To be successful in this position, the post-doctoral research fellow must be highly motivated and driven to establish a career as a future independent investigator, will need to be able to work independently and play well with others.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Methods for Cancer Biomarkers

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13833

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

A Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position is available in Dr. Yingye Zheng’s group at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (click here to visit the Zheng Lab web page). The successful applicant will develop and apply novel statistical methods for biomarker development and outcome prediction. The Fellow will engage in methodological research in longitudinal and time-to-event data analysis as well as statistical learning for electronic medical data. The Fellow will also have opportunities to participate both in prospective cohort study with longitudinal markers and medical studies using electronic medical records for outcome evaluation and developing cutting-edge statistical methods to address new challenges in these data.

 

The position is available immediately and for up to two years.

Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent degree in Statistics or Biostatistics
  • Strong theoretical, computational, and communication skills are desired
  • Knowledge and experiences in survival and longitudinal data analysis, causal inference, missing data analysis and machine learning are preferred
  • Ability to write efficient programs in R

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Molecular Neuroscience

FH Basic Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17709

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 postdoctoral fellow position in Molecular Neuroscience is available in the lab of Dr. Linda Buck at Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center. The lab is part of the Basic Sciences Division, which investigates diverse areas of molecular and cellular biology, including neuroscience, virology, and evolutionary biology.

 

The Buck Lab is investigating fundamental mechanisms underlying brain function. Current projects focus on molecular mechanisms involved in stress and fear and the control of appetite. These include elucidation of genes and neural circuits that regulate these functions and how they are modulated by the olfactory system. Methods used include cutting edge tools for genetic, chemical and optical control of neuronal function, imaging of gene expression and neuronal activation, gene editing to analyze specific gene functions, and single cell genomics.

Responsibilities

The fellow will be responsible for developing and executing a project related to current and future interests of the lab, as determined by discussions with Dr. Buck. The successful candidate will be an individual who is enthusiastic about science and is capable of independent research.

Qualifications

Required

  • PhD in molecular/cell biology, molecular neuroscience, computational biology, or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of fundamental molecular and cell biology
  • Experience using molecular techniques for cloning and for analysis of nucleic acids and proteins
  • Experience using immunohistochemistry and/or in situ hybridization for analyses of gene expression

Preferred

  • Experience with RNA sequencing and bioinformatics
  • Experience in mouse breeding and genotyping
  • Knowledge of neuroscience

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Pancreatic Cancer Research

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 11911

Overview

Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (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, Fred Hutch’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Careers Start Here.

Responsibilities

A highly qualified and motivated post-doctoral research fellow is sought to join the laboratory of Dr. Sunil Hingorani (https://research.fhcrc.org/hingorani/en.html) at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA.

 

Our laboratory investigates molecular and cellular mechanisms of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA) pathogenesis.  The murine models of distinct genetic subtypes of pancreas cancer that we have developed form the basis of our integrated, systematic, and multidisciplinary research program.  Our efforts are directed at identifying and overcoming stromal barriers to treatment (including elevated interstitial pressures, activated fibroblasts, and multiple mechanisms of immune suppression); identifying and disrupting molecular drivers of metastasis; and developing immune-based strategies.  Our ultimate aim is to reduce our discoveries to practice in the clinic in order to radically transform the approach and prognosis for patients with this devastating disease.

Qualifications

Successful applicants will have:

  • A Ph.D. in the field of molecular biology, biomedical engineering, biochemistry, biophysics, cancer biology, immunology or genetics
  • Experience with standard molecular and cellular biology techniques
  • A demonstrated track record of productive research
  • Experience with generation and characterization of genetically engineered murine models, advanced imaging techniques, and/or gene targeting is highly desired
  • Ability to develop create approaches to experimental design
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a laboratory team  

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Protein Therapeutics for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17449

Overview

Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (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, Fred Hutch’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Careers Start Here.

 

The Walter Laboratory in the Clinical Research Division is recruiting an outstanding postdoctoral research fellow to work as part of a team investigating new treatments for patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) primarily focused on improving existing, and developing novel, antibody-based immunotherapies, and rendering them safer for clinical application. Current projects include preclinical drug development/testing (in part with academic and industry partners), studies on mechanisms of action and resistance of antibody-based therapeutics and identification of strategies to overcome these limitations, and development of approaches to protect normal tissues from the toxicities of AML-targeted therapies (e.g. via use of genome editing). We anticipate this position will commence July/August 2020.

Responsibilities

The newly hired fellow will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator and senior laboratory personnel and will be involved in the following techniques/duties:

  • Generation of recombinant antibodies and other protein therapeutics via transient and permanent expression systems
  • Conduct of immunization strategies to raise new antibodies
  • Generation of engineered/gene-edited human leukemia cells
  • Tissue culture of mammalian cell lines and patient-derived primary human cells
  • Antibody drug conjugate (ADC) cytotoxicity, antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity, T-cell and NK-cell cytotoxicity assays
  • Flow cytometry-based immunophenotyping, FACS isolation of mammalian cells
  • Purification, cloning, and manipulation of RNA, cDNA and genomic DNA
  • PCR and RT-PCR, including quantitative assays using qPCR
  • Lentiviral vector modification, lentiviral particle preps and viral transduction
  • Protein gels, immunoprecipitation, western blotting, immunofluorescence microscopy
  • General laboratory duties and maintenance of laboratory equipment

Qualifications

Required qualifications:

  • A recent PhD in a relevant field of biology such as immunology, cell and molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, pathology, bioinformatics, or genome sciences
  • Ability to drive an individual project but also be highly collaborative with academic and industrial partners
  • Ability to work independently and with scientific rigor
  • Interest in academic career and applying for independent funding support
     

To be successful in this position, the postdoctoral research fellow must be organized, clear and concise in their communication, enthusiastic, a team player, and have a desire to establish a career as a future independent investigator. Fellowship opportunities are available through several philanthropic and government organizations; fellow will have administrative support for the application process.

 

Applicants must include:

  • Cover letter discussing your interest in this position, research interests and career goals
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three references

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Statistical Methods for Microbiome Research

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17757

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 Ma Lab in the Division of Public Health Sciences at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to develop novel statistical/computational methods for problems in microbiome research. Specific topics include, but are not limited to, statistical learning, compositional data analysis, graphical models, and high-dimensional inference. This is a unique opportunity for someone who is interested in a collaborative environment and interacting with investigators with diverse experiences. The position is available for two years, starting from September 1st, 2020 (or by negotiation). 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work with Dr. Jing Ma in developing novel statistical/computational methods in the context of microbiome and integrative genomics. He/she will have opportunities to join collaborative research projects within Fred Hutch and University of Washington as well as external collaborations. 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Completed a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or a closely related area 
  • Demonstrated a capacity to produce high quality research 
  • Strong programming skills in a statistical language (e.g. R, MATLAB, Python)

In addition, the ideal candidate will also have: 

  • Experience in statistical learning and high-dimensional data analysis 

 

*Please include with your application:  

  • CV 
  • Two publication samples or preprints 
  • A one-page statement of research interests 
  • Contact information of three references 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Brain Tumor Dormancy/Metastasis

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17426

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 Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Laboratory for the Study of Metastatic Microenvironments (LSM2 ), directed by Dr. Cyrus Ghajar, is looking for a talented post-doctoral fellow interesting in studying the cellular and molecular basis of disseminated breast tumor cell dormancy in the brain.

Responsibilities

The LSM2 focuses on understanding the biology underlying disseminated tumor cell (DTC) dormancy (see Ghajar et al., Nature Cell Biology 2013; Ghajar, Nature Reviews Cancer 2015; Carlson et al., Nature Cell Biology 2019). The candidate will spearhead a project with the following goals:

  1. to characterize the cellular and molecular microenvironment of dormant DTCs in different regions of the brain;
  2. to identify and thoroughly characterize signaling triggered by the brain microenvironment that effects DTC quiescence; and
  3. to determine how/why these controls go awry to facilitate metastatic progression in only specific brain regions.

The ideal candidate will be interested and able to develop their own research strategy to understand DTC- resident brain cell interactions by utilizing an array of innovative models and sophisticated techniques we have developed or adopted in the lab. These include three-dimensional cell culture models, multiple murine models of brain metastasis, intravital imaging approaches and proteomics.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. in a related field (neuroscience, developmental biology, cell biology, or tumor biology) is required. A strong publication record and eligibility and desire to apply for future fellowships are also required. The candidate must also be experienced in essential techniques to characterize and profile brain cells. A candidate with an extensive background in neuroscience and experience in live cell imaging, implementing spatial transcriptomic strategies, developing quantitative image analysis approaches, and working with murine models is strongly desired.

 

The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to develop creative approaches to experimental design, and thrive both in independent research and while working collaboratively with other fellows and graduate students in the lab.

 

Please include a targeted cover letter for full consideration of your application.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Genetic Cancer Epidemiology

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17399

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. The goal of its Public Health Sciences Division, which is home to the nation’s oldest program devoted to cancer prevention research, is to identify strategies that would ultimately reduce the incidence of and mortality from cancer and other diseases. Careers Start Here.

 

A postdoctoral research position in molecular and genetic cancer epidemiology is available at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Fred Hutch provides a challenging academic and supportive multi-disciplinary research environment. We are seeking a recent or prospective doctoral graduate (Ph.D. or equivalent qualification) with a background molecular and genetic cancer epidemiology or related subject areas. This could include, but is not limited to, training in epidemiology, quantitative genetics, statistical genetics, cancer genomics, or a closely related field. Please note that this is NOT a laboratory-based position, and remote work could be possible.

 

The postdoctoral fellow/research associate will work in a highly collaborative team led by Dr. Ulrike Peters on analyzing large-scale, cutting-edge molecular epidemiological data for colorectal cancer. These include targeted tumor sequencing of 300 genes and candidate oncogenic microbiota in 7,000 well-characterized colorectal cancer cases, including somatic point mutations, copy number alterations, microsatellite instability, and microbial pathogens. Additionally, data include tumor immune characterization in colorectal cancer cases. Furthermore, genome-wide germline genetic data and harmonized environmental/lifestyle risk factor for up to 150,000 colorectal cancer cases and controls. Our team also aims to evaluate the impact of racial and ethnic diversity on colorectal cancer utilizing genetic and molecular epidemiological data.

Responsibilities

The postdoctoral candidate will primarily work on integrative tumor analyses, as well as immune-related somatic and germline characteristics associated with colorectal tumors and survival outcomes. The successful applicant will work on multidisciplinary research teams to perform data analyses, develop and/or implement novel statistical methodology, incorporate functional genetic information, and publish research results. The incumbent will be expected to work independently to complete data analysis. In addition, they will participate in the presentation of research, as well as in the writing of publications to disseminate the analyses.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required.  The position requires a highly motivated individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Expertise in computational methods for the analysis of complex, high-dimensional data is desirable, as is a thorough knowledge of high dimensional data resources (such as ENCODE and ROADMAP) for functional annotation. 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Biostatistics and HIV prevention

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17582

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.

 

Dr. Fei Gao is seeking a Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division. 

Responsibilities

We are seeking a recent or prospective doctoral graduate (Ph.D. or equivalent qualification) with strong training in biostatistics or statistics.  The postdoctoral fellow-research associate will work directly with Dr. Fei Gao, and will conduct research on statistical methods for treatment efficacy evaluation for active-controlled HIV prevention trials. The work will consist of methodological development, statistical programming and simulation, and application of methods for data analysis.  The products of the research will be academic presentations and peer-reviewed publications led by the post-doctoral fellow.  

Qualifications

A Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics, or equivalent degree is required.  Candidates must have a strong methodology background and excellent communication skills (verbal written and presentation). Previous experience with clinical trials, survival analysis, or causal inference is preferred.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Comprehensive Discovery of HIV Latency Factors

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17484

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 Emerman lab was awarded an Avant-Garde Award from NIDA to study HIV latency. We have developed a novel screening technology called HIV-CRISPR technology to comprehensively discover the pathways of HIV latency maintenance and establishment.  This postdoctoral position will further explore HIV latency by developing new variations of these CRISPR screens and by validating and further exploring mechanisms of the hits.   Preference for new PhD with expertise in one of the following areas: chromatin biology, transcription factors, primary T cell culture, or models of HIV latency. Expectation is to develop an independent project within the context of the grant. The responsibilities include those expected at a PhD level, including leading the technical aspects of the study, contributing intellectually to the overall study design, interpreting data, presenting the findings at meetings and writing manuscripts.

 

We are are seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow to work with an interactive collaborative team of scientists investigating the mechanisms of HIV-1 latency using CRISPR screens and validation in primary cell models of HIV latency.  The applicant should be well organized, pay close attention to detail, be reliable and motivated to participate in multiple levels of lab activity.

Responsibilities

The fellow will perform standard routine and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research specific to HIV latency and CRISPR screens. Major duties include:

  • Perform experiments at the bench level to support investigative work, potentially including, but not limited to molecular biology, viral infections and assays, DNA sequencing, PCR amplification, RT-PCR amplification, TC culture, BLS2/3 work, including making virus stocks and performing viral infection
  • CRISPR/Cas9 screening and editing, and analysis of results
  • Conduct experiments with primary T cells
  • Recover, compile and verify accuracy of research data
  • Operate analytical instruments
  • Perform and modify documented protocols and assays
  • Maintain laboratory records and compile data on experiments and assays
  • Interpret and report on experimental results
  • Present data at local and national meetings
  • Prepare manuscripts describing the data and their meaning to the field

Qualifications

Educational or Special Training Qualifications

  • BA/BS required in a scientific field
  • Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent degree) in Biomedical Sciences and basic techniques in molecular biology
  • Ability to think critically and design and interpret experiments is essential, as are strong communication skills

Experience Requirements

  • Experience with molecular biology and biochemical methods
  • A strong interest in research in the area of HIV biology and HIV latency, infectious diseases and global health
  • Evidence of productivity appropriate to a postdoctoral fellow as measured by publications and presentations, abstracts and posters at conferences
  • Well-organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and perform experiments without day-to-day supervision will be required after training
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to participate in multiple projects in collaboration with different lab members and collaborations with outside labs

Please include a cover letter with your application, describing your research accomplishments as well as detailing your interest and suitability for this position.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Infectious Disease Modeling

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17527

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 Schiffer Group at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking to hire a Post-doctoral Fellow to work on mathematical modeling of viral diseases. Particular emphasis will be on SARS Co-V-2 as well as other respiratory viruses.


The successful applicant will work with Dr. Joshua T. Schiffer to develop mathematical models that focus on optimizing treatment of viral infections, and in particular curative strategies for HIV and COVID-19. The candidate will also collaborate with laboratory-based virologists, immunologists, oncologists, and clinical investigators from VIDD, to generate datasets appropriate for model testing and validation. The successful applicant will interact with Fred Hutch based faculty outside of VIDD, plus members of the University of Washington faculty in the Division of Virology and Division of Infectious Diseases.

Qualifications

Suitable applicants should have a PhD degree in statistics/biostatistics, computer science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, physics, computational biology, evolutionary biology or other fields with strong quantitative training. Strong programming skills in C/C++, Matlab and/or R and previous experience with differential equation-based models are required. Basic knowledge in control theory is a plus.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Tumor Microenvironment

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14943

Overview

Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (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, Fred Hutch’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Careers Start Here.

Responsibilities

The Gujral Lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow interested in studying the tumor microenvironment. Our lab combines approaches from molecular genetics with cell and systems biology to study the interactions between tumor cells and host cells in the tumor microenvironment.


Although progress has been made in the past several decades in understanding and developing treatments for cancer, there is still a huge unmet need for effective treatment to stop metastasis which accounts for 90% of deaths due to cancer. A major focus of our lab is to study how cancer cells and immune cells influence the growth and functions of each other in advanced stage solid tumors by integrating recently developed proteomics and computational methods with specific cellular system (Gujral et al., PNAS, 2014Gujral et al., Cell, 2014.) In our lab, we leverage different data-driven approaches (e.g. Protein arrays, transcriptomic profiling, high throughput live cell imaging, screening tools) to inform the work of focused biology which utilizes conventional tools including transgenic murine models, molecular and biochemical approaches. The goal is to be able to study cell system as a whole and at microscopic levels in order to find solutions for cancer and other diseases.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have:

  • A recent PhD in a relevant field
  • Knowledge and experience in cancer biology, biochemistry, and immunology
  • Track record of productive research, with at least one first-author publication
  • Experience with in vivo cancer models is preferred

Please include a cover letter with your application, describing your past research accomplishments as well as your interest and suitability for this position.

Principal Lab Programmer

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13818

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.

Working here means never wondering if you are making a positive difference in the world. For the past 15 years, SCHARP has been be instrumental in eradicating diseases around the world. Recent work supporting COVID-19 studies affirms our continued importance to global health.

 

The Lab Programming team at SCHARP is looking for a lead programmer to join our team. We are a fun, egalitarian group that focuses on delivering reliable and reusable solutions.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will provide day-to-day technical leadership to an enthusiastic team of programmers; providing guidance on best practices, design, tools, and programming hygiene. This is not a management position - you will still get to be in the code most days.

 

An early project may include improving the requirements and specifications around our codebase. This will include working with the broader SCHARP Programming Unit to establish lightweight processes for validating python, 3rd party packages and our own in-house applications.

 

As a lead, you will advise on programming concepts and feasibility, as well as represent the Lab Programming team’s interests within the wider SCHARP environment.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop requirements and architecture for applications, processes and systems
  • Provide primary technical leadership and mentorship of a seven-person programming team
  • Design and implement data pipelines for laboratory assay data analysis
  • Development and maintenance of quality system documentation
  • Train users on application use, procedures, and data submission best practices
  • Troubleshoot and resolve lab programming-related issues
  • Take initiative and lead complex, cross-functional team projects
  • Lead team projects in best practices or process improvement
  • Develop, apply and train team in best programming practices

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar technical degree
  • 7+ years of delivering applications in Python or any object-oriented programming language
  • 3+ years of experience designing and drafting requirements for applications
  • Proficiency using source code management tools (SVN)
  • Experience with relational databases (Postgres)
  • Proficient Linux user - including command line tools
  • Exemplary attention to detail: testing, meaningful comments, root cause analysis


Preferred

  • Experience designing and deploying applications using Django or Flask
  • Basic CI/CT experience (Jenkins)
  • Programming in multiple languages for a scientific or health related field
  • Python, JavaScript, Java, Perl, Unix shell, Go, C/C++
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures for assays
  • Understanding of computerized systems validation
  • Programming support of clinical trials, statistical programming, or other scientific research

Program Assistant I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17696

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Purpose & Mission:

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.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

Responsibilities

  • In a pleasant, calm and organized manner, answer triage, and route phone calls
  • Accurately accession cases into the Pathology LIS
  • Return consult slides and paperwork to various outside institutions in a timely manner
  • Use dictation equipment to transcribe complex, confidential medical documents
  • Take accurate meeting minutes at department meetings
  • File slides, blocks, and reports in a timely manner
  • Participate in a constructive manner in department meetings
  • Promptly pull weekly QC cases and reports for review

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Under direct supervision, ability to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to establish professional relationships with patients, families, staff and providers

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

Program Assistant II

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17767

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.

 

Coordinates and performs the safe and successful transport of research specimens and assists department/study staff in the implementation of program policies and procedures. Carries-out special assignments or projects in addition to performing clerical responsibilities.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and performs the safe and successful transport of research specimens between the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  • Prepares packages for shipment to external health care facilities

  • Receives and distributes research samples from external clients

  • Tracks samples into program database

  • Communicates professionally with all internal and external clients

  • Practices safe blood borne pathogen handling techniques

  • Assists in the implementation of department/study policies and procedures

  • Carry-out special assignments or projects.

  • Serve as department/study liaison and provide information to Center staff and outside organizations

  • Gather information and produce reports on department/study performance

  • Maintain updated policies and procedures manuals

  • Make accurate and complete postings to department/study records and maintain files and filing system in accordance with policies and procedure.

  • Prepare special and recurring reports

  • Perform clerical duties to include: drafting and word processing correspondence, reports, publications; editing and proofreading materials; making appointments, travel arrangements and organizing meetings

  • Perform related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school graduation or GED. 
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a related field.
  • Special skills and required background to be determined by each department/study where job exists. Skills generally necessary will include: organizational skills, general office skills (i.e. typing, filing, phone skills), word processing/computer skills, and written and oral communication skills.

 

 

Project Coordinator I, Digital Behavioral Health

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Project Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17594

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.

 

About the Department 
Health and Behavioral Innovations in Technology (HABIT) Group, led by Dr. Jonathan Bricker, is part of the Cancer Prevention Program in the Division of Public Health Sciences at the Fred Hutchinson. Funded by multiple large NIH grants totaling over $18 million USD, the Group’s research program focuses on developing technology interventions for health behavior change, rigorously testing them in randomized trials, and then disseminating them with the goal of high public health impact. Technologies for delivering these interventions include smartphone applications, websites, and telephone counseling. One of the core behavioral approaches the Group is testing is a form of therapy called Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

 

Responsibilities

With direct supervision from the team’s project manager, Brie Sullivan, the project coordinator will apply special skills and knowledge in coordinating research and administrative activities and in carrying out moderately complex research assignments, to support projects that use rigorous behavioral science and technology to directly impact public health. The position opening comes at an exciting time of expansion for the HABIT Group, as we broaden the technology platforms for delivering intervention and include a focus now on weight loss interventions. The Project Coordinator will closely collaborate with Ms. Sullivan, Dr. Bricker, and the HABIT Group team. This is an opportunity to conduct research administration and support of remote digital and telehealth behavioral science interventions to help people quit smoking and lose weight.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate research and administrative activities, ensuring all projects are completed according to project/study timelines.
  • Assist in the development of project/study policies and procedures. Administer policies and procedures according to protocol, IRB, grant/contract and Center specifications.
  • Serve as project/study liaison, representing the project/study to other Center departments, funding sources, affiliated individuals or institutions, and outside organizations.
  • Monitor and respond to participant queries by email and phone.
  • Assist in online recruitment activities and conduct enrollment screening.
  • Conduct remote verification of smoking cessation using video calls.
  • Research, place orders for, and mail study supplies.
  • Track study data and compile data reports.
  • Attend and write minutes with the ongoing in-person meetings with the project team.
  • Maintain proper study records.
  • Produce special and recurring reports.
  • Maintain curriculum vitae, travel arrangements, and appointment scheduling for Dr. Bricker.
  • Editing and formatting scientific papers and research presentations.
  • Perform other administrative, research, and operational responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in related field required.
  • Minimum of one year post-master's or three years post-bachelor's project coordination experience in a research or clinical setting.
  • Proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and EndNote.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with technical document editing, including strong skills in grammar and syntax.
  • A genuine passion for smoking cessation and weight loss behavioral interventions and/or public health issues.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaborate with an interdisciplinary scientific team.

Quality Program Manager - Community Sites

SCCA Quality Division
Category: Quality
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17730

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 Community Quality Program Manager is a new role for the SCCA. We are seeking a strategic, charismatic, analytic and agile leader with the desire to both oversee a portfolio of work and roll up their sleeves as an independent contributor. This role will provide vision and expertise in service to ensuring the provision of high-quality cancer care to SCCA patients at our community clinics, with a primary focus on the clinic at Overlake. This leader is responsible for guiding the measurement, monitoring and evaluation of care at all SCCA Community Sites. In addition, this role will own the quality engagement with SCCA’s network affiliate sites.

 

This role partners with community sites (Leadership, Operations and Clinical/Medical teams) to assess quality performance, identify gaps and use a formal quality improvement methodology to facilitate improvement. The Program Manager will be the single point of contact for Community and Network Affiliates, but will bring in colleagues from Patient Safety, Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs, Infection Prevention, Patient Experience and Equity, Quality Measurement and Outcomes to support quality improvement as needed. This role will be expected to gain familiarity with each community site through site visits and regular check ins. 75% of the role should be dedicated to quality improvement at the Overlake community clinic.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee quality measurement and improvement priorities, framework and target-setting with support from Quality leadership and partnership from Community site teams.
  • Ownership of Quality Dashboard for all community sites, which includes: target-setting, developing metric definitions, annual review of quality measures for inclusion, quarterly delivery, communication and review with all pertinent stakeholders and corrective action planning for any metric that is not meeting a target.
  • Identify gaps in quality of care and facilitate quality improvement projects utilizing formal quality improvement process.
  • Partner with Patient Safety and Infection Prevention teams on safety event reviews, root cause analyses and action planning for reported serious safety events as well as education around new or revised patient safety or Infection Prevention standards.
  • Partner with Patient Experience team on patient satisfaction, patient relations and patient & family engagement.
  • Lead quality improvement efforts related to care effectiveness and utilization.
  • Co-develop approach to network affiliate quality with SCCA Network & Outreach Department and Network Affiliate Sites
  • Own Quality Engagement with Network Affiliate Sites
  • Collaborate with Community Hospital Partner’s quality and safety teams to create an integrated cancer quality dashboard, align quality improvement initiatives and develop processes to share and monitor patient safety events and patient feedback.

Qualifications

Key Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Expert at building and maintaining relationships remotely
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to adapt communication strategies based upon demands of community partners
  • Ability to manage and organize a large portfolio of work
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data to make informed and executive-level recommendations
  • Experience engaging, motivating and managing teams
  • Domain expertise in healthcare quality measurement- oncology specialization a bonus
  • Ability to managing cross-disciplinary teams (clinical and non-clinical) through large improvement initiatives
  • Ability to develop measurable goals and demonstrate quantitative change or improvement
  • Ability to apply systems thinking to problem solving
  • Ability to negotiate and gain consensus in complex situations
  • Knowledge of value-based payment programs, specifically quality elements of value arrangements
  • Skilled at presenting high level, complex ideas in various formats (slide presentations, memos, talks)

Education:

  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preferred: Master’s Degree: MBA, MHA, MPH or MPA

Experience:

  • At least 3 years in healthcare, ideally in community healthcare systems
  • At least 3 years leading programs and/or teams
  • Experience with formal quality/performance improvement methodologies and processes

Quality and Patient Safety Program Manager

SCCA Quality Division
Category: Quality
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17732

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.


Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Quality and Patient Safety, the Quality and Patient Safety Program Manager investigates patient safety events, facilitates improvement projects and oversees ongoing analysis to ensure sustainability of action items and reduce risk of patient harm. The Quality and Patient Safety Program Manager builds and maintains strong relationships with Senior Leadership, Operations Stakeholders, Clinical Risk and Quality Teams to supports clinical excellence and patient outcomes.


This position will work in a collaborative manner across the SCCA’s ambulatory clinics and inpatient hospital to support patient safety and quality improvement initiatives. The incumbent is a team player who works well with minimal supervision to coordinate, implement and manage tasks as assigned. Excellent communication skills are required for work with operations leadership and front-line staff to help support and project manage quality improvement initiatives. Flexibility is required to adapt and manage shifting priorities.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting event reviews for safety events as assigned which includes Root Cause Analysis, Apparent Cause Analysis and process reviews to determine appropriate corrective actions  
  • Auditing of action plans for all root cause analysis and apparent cause analysis to ensure sustainability of action items
  • Triaging reported events that reach the patient by facilitating appropriate clinical reviews and assisting in the determination of safety event classification as needed
  • Partnering with assigned clinical service areas to present event reporting trends, conduct analysis, answer safety related questions and socialize various safety information eg. Just Culture case studies, safety tools of the month
  • Assuring integrity of data in safety reporting system for example adjusting harm scores based on case law
  • Project management for various bodies of work, assigned based on regulatory gaps/requirements or system level opportunities
  • Data oversight for specific metrics on Quality, Safety, Value Dashboard which includes ensuring data integrity, analysis of trends and corrective action planning as required
  • Committee leadership and participation in various quality committees as needed
  • Project management and facilitation of quality improvement initiatives using IHI Model for Improvement and Lean tools
  • Assisting in the preparation and presentation of quality and patient safety information to a variety of audiences and committees

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Three years clinical experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in health care field
  • Licensed Registered RN in the State of Washington
  • 1-2 years of current knowledge and experience in healthcare quality and/or patient safety


Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in health care field
  • Clinical experience in oncology and/or experience in an academic setting
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or Certified Professional Patient Safety (CPPS)

 

Please include a cover letter with your application

Radiation Therapist - SCCA Proton Therapy Center (2nd shift)

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17688

Overview

Reporting to the Radiation Therapy Manager, the incumbent delivers proton therapy treatments to patients in the SCCA Proton Therapy Center and adheres to all policies and procedures governing the high quality and compassionate delivery of radiation therapy treatments / simulations. The Radiation Therapist (2nd shift) will work in cooperation with other team members to assure all treatment procedures are delivered accurately.

 

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Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs daily proton treatments and / or simulation procedures.
  • Works as an engaged team member in their assigned area.
  • Works with care team to provide high quality, compassionate and consistent care.
  • Follows all policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Helps maintain work area to JCAHO standards and helps maintain proper supplies stock in the treatment area.
  • Maintains efficient schedule by cooperating with team members and maintaining good workflow processes.
  • Always places patient care first.
  • Reports any equipment problems to management promptly, and assists, if required, to investigate problem.
  • Provides feedback to Manager on any process improvement opportunities.
  • Maintains positive relationships with other team members, nursing, dosimetry, physics, physicians, administration, partner hospitals, engineering., etc.
  • Assures procedures performed, are code captured accurately in Mosaiq.
  • Reviews patient electronic charts for accuracy and completeness prior to delivering treatments and on a weekly basis.
  • Works with patients to provide convenient appointment schedules.
  • Compiles reports of any deviations in planned treatment delivery and notifies Manager immediately.

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Experience with modern radiation therapy systems and sub-systems.
  • Experience performing simulation, pre-treatment imaging and treatment delivery procedures.
  • Computer skills including -Mosaiq or Aria record & verify, Excel, Outlook, Word.
  • Able to multitask.
  • Ability to work 2nd shift
  • Technical problem solving and critical thinking.
  • Understands code capture procedures / requirements.
  • Provide excellent care for all patients, regardless of age, race, sexual orientation or religion.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Ability to travel for educational / training purposes.
  • Physical ability to lift up to 40 lbs of equipment or weight of patient in wheelchair transfer.
  • Physical ability to reach -6 feet above the floor.
  • Able to walk for majority of shift.

COMPETENCIES

  • Competency/Dependability/Thoroughness.
  • Problem Solving/Analytical Skills.
  • Flexibility/Managing Change.
  • Cooperation/Building Collaborative Relationships.
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills.

EDUCATION/DEGREE

  • Bachelor degree preferred, associate degree required
  • ARRT current certification, with full CE compliance.
  • Washington Radiologic Technology license.

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 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.

Radiation Therapist I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Labor/Skilled Trade
Poulsbo, WA, US
Job ID: 17506

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 Radiation Therapist I, under the supervision of the Radiation Oncology Manager/Chief Therapist and at the instruction of the department physicians, provides Radiation Therapy to patients utilizing a variety of radiation equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Provides radiation therapy to patients utilizing a variety of radiation therapy equipment.  Delivers a planned course of radiation therapy.
  • Evaluates the daily condition of patients undergoing treatment and recognizes the need for emotional and psychological support to patients
  • Refer patients to departmental staff and other health care professionals
  • Reinforce radiation oncologists’ recommendations regarding general activities, diet, prevention and treatment of reactions to radiation therapy
  • Maintain detailed and accurate daily records of technical, legal and statistical components of treatment
  • Assist radiation oncologists in patient positioning, radiation treatment field localization and simulation procedures using CT scanners, simulator, computers and other equipment
  • Check patient prescription and treatment records for errors
  • Perform daily quality assurance tests on radiation therapy equipment
  • Instructs radiation therapy students and/or new staff accordingly to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in Radiation Therapy
  • Registry eligible and registered within 1 year of employment in Radiation Therapy and Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Washington State Radiologic Technologist License
  • 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:

  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Recruiter

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17400

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.

 

Recruiting supports world-class science and patient care at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance through a collaborative partnership and suite of services. Our team provides subject matter expertise in the following areas:

  • Full-cycle enterprise and clinical recruitment
  • Forecasting, sourcing, and pipelining of talent
  • Diversity, academic, and community outreach
  • Agency contracts and recruiting
  • Employer branding and marketing
  • Policy and compliance

Responsibilities

Under direction from the SCCA Talent Acquisition Manager, this position supports recruiting for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

  • Partner with the hiring managers to identify and reach passive and active candidates to provide an engaged, diverse talent pool for current and forecasted needs
  • Develop a talent pipeline for immediate hire and upcoming positions as staffing needs dictate
  • Interview candidates to qualify them in relation to position requirements, as well as provide candidates with detailed information on our company, compensation package, business strategies, position details, and expectations
  • Support the college recruitment program and career fair conferences by attending events and building strategic relationships with campuses and various organizations
  • Evaluate effectiveness of current programs and process and make recommendations for improvement
  • Work with recruiting team on various projects as assigned

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 1 year of recruiting experience
  • Experience working in healthcare
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Experience recruiting for customer service positions

Key Skills and Abilities

  • High degree of initiative; must be able to work independently and be a self‐starter as well as a strong team player
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and manage highly confidential information
  • Sense of urgency and business orientation combined with customer service skills
  • Strong problem‐solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills to create, measure, and scale program metrics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Presentation skills to a large audience are a must
  • Ability to travel up to 10% as required by business needs to support recruitment efforts

Registered Nurse - Adult/Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant - 0.95 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17820

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 

 

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

  • 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

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department
  • 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
  • Two years of nursing experience

Registered Nurse - Bellevue - 0.8 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 17800

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 


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

  • 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

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department
  • 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
  • Two years of Nursing experience

Registered Nurse - Breast Oncology - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17581

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

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

 

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

 

Benefits include:

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

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to breast health surgical patients, and has primary nursing responsibility for the coordination of the care and monitoring the status of a specific population of patients. This position has responsibility for the education of patients and family, and acts as primary point of contact for patients, working collaboratively with their physicians.

 

Care Coordination

  • High level understanding of oncology illnesses, perioperative education support, nursing procedures and treatment modalities.
  • Ability to assess baseline and ongoing physical, emotional and social needs assess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basis, an ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephone.
  • Ability to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatment.
  • Monitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staff.
  • Uses effective problem-solving skills in complex situations. Demonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situations.

 

Documentation:

  • Documents initial and ongoing assessment accurately per assessment policy.
  • Documents all medications and treatments administered.

 

Patient and Family Education:

  • Maintains primary responsibility and coordination for provision of education required for patient and family.

 

Communication and Teamwork

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with physicians to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific population of patients.
  • Serves as resources in their areas of expertise for other staff.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively intervene with a patient in crisis.

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
  • 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
  • Two years of nursing experience
  • Surgical experience

Registered Nurse - Breast Oncology Nurse Navigator

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17836

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 


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

  • 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

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department. 
  • 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
  • Two years of nursing experience preferred

Registered Nurse - Clinical Trials Coordinator - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17828

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 

 

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

  • 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

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department. 
  • 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
  • Two years of Nursing experience 

Registered Nurse - Hematology - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17816

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 

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

  • 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

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department
  • 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
  • Two years of nursing experience 

Registered Nurse - Issaquah - 0.5 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Issaquah, WA, US
Job ID: 17510

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.


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, infusion, implementation, and evaluation. This position is based in Issaquah.

Responsibilities

The position is directly responsible for providing longitudinal comprehensive care to oncology and hematology patients. It has primary responsibility for the coordination of care, patient and caregiver education, plan of care formulation and documentation, and nursing management of patients receiving care in the medical oncology clinic. This care management includes patient assessment, symptom management, and administration of parenteral fluids, chemotherapy agents, biologic therapy, and supportive care. The nurse demonstrates a high level of understanding of oncology illnesses and treatment modalities.

  • Demonstrates the ability to assess baseline physical, emotional and social needs
  • Demonstrates ability to assess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basis
  • Demonstrates ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephone and in person
  • Ability to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatment
  • Monitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staff
  • Uses effective problem solving skills in complex situations
  • Demonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situations
  • Documents initial assessment accurately per assessment policy
  • Documents ongoing assessment accurately and per assessment policy
  • Documents patient education per policy
  • Documents all medications and treatments administered
  • Perform projects specific to department and other duties as assigned
  • Provides initial education and clinic orientation. Reviews patient resource manual with patient and family at arrival visit.
  • Participate in chemotherapy teaching with patients and caregivers
  • Participates in patient education regarding medications and therapies including home infusions
  • Participates in patient education regarding procedures including bone marrow aspirations and ommaya taps/intrathecal chemotherapy
  • Participates in patient education regarding symptom management
  • Maintains a working knowledge of current protocols related to the patient population with whom they work
  • Knows research resources and how to access
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Participates in committees and task forces to review and improve current standards
  • Able to collaborate effectively with physician to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific patient populations
  • Serves as resource in their area of expertise for other staff
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a team situation

Qualifications

  • Nursing Degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred)
  • 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
  • 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

 

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

Registered Nurse - Kirkland - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Kirkland, WA, US
Job ID: 17572

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


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.


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

This position is directly responsible for providing longitudinal comprehensive care to oncology and hematology patients. It has primary responsibility for the coordination of care, patient and caregiver education, plan of care formulation and documentation, and nursing management of patients receiving care in the medical oncology clinic. This care management includes patient assessment, symptom management, and administration of parenteral fluids, chemotherapy agents, biologic therapy, and supportive care medications.

 

Provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to oncology/hematology patients.  Has primary nursing responsibility for the coordination of the care and monitoring the status of a specific population of patients.  Has responsibility for the education of patients and family.  Acts as primary point of contact for patients, working collaboratively with their physicians.

 

  • Demonstrate a high level of understanding of oncology illnesses and treatment modalities
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess baseline physical, emotional and social needs
  • Demonstrates ability to assess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basis
  • Demonstrates ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephone and in person
  • Ability to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatment
  • Monitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staff
  • Uses effective problem solving skills in complex situations
  • Demonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situations
  • Documents initial assessment accurately per assessment policy
  • Documents ongoing assessment accurately and per assessment policy
  • Documents patient education per policy
  • Documents all medications and treatments administered
  • Perform projects specific to department and other duties as assigned
  • Provides initial education and clinic orientation. Reviews patient resource manual with patient and family at arrival visit
  • Participate in chemotherapy teaching with patients and caregivers
  • Participates in patient education regarding medications and therapies including home infusions
  • Participates in patient education regarding procedures including bone marrow aspirations and ommaya taps/intrathecal chemotherapy
  • Participates in patient education regarding symptom management
  • Maintains a working knowledge of current protocols related to the patient population with whom they work. Knows research resources and how to access.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal an written communication skills
  • Participates in committees and task forces to review and improve current standards
  • Able to collaborate effectively with physician to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific patient populations
  • Serves as resource in their area of expertise for other staff
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a team situation 

Qualifications

  • Nursing degree required. Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Current Washington State Registered Nursing License
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Current ONS ChemoBio Provider card
  • OCN certification, current or within three years of hire
  • Two years of oncology nursing experience preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure related to work/time deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a variety of patients and other staff
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Competent in telephone triage, assessment and communication

Registered Nurse - Kirkland - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Kirkland, WA, US
Job ID: 17570

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!


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.


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

This position is directly responsible for providing longitudinal comprehensive care to oncology and hematology patients. It has primary responsibility for the coordination of care, patient and caregiver education, plan of care formulation and documentation, and nursing management of patients receiving care in the medical oncology clinic. This care management includes patient assessment, symptom management, and administration of parenteral fluids, chemotherapy agents, biologic therapy, and supportive care medications.


Provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to oncology/hematology patients. Has primary nursing responsibility for the coordination of the care and monitoring the status of a specific population of patients. Has responsibility for the education of patients and family. Acts as primary point of contact for patients, working collaboratively with their physicians.

  • Demonstrate a high level of understanding of oncology illnesses and treatment modalities
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess baseline physical, emotional and social needs
  • Demonstrates ability to assess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basis
  • Demonstrates ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephone and in person
  • Ability to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatment
  • Monitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staff
  • Uses effective problem solving skills in complex situations
  • Demonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situations
  • Documents initial assessment accurately per assessment policy
  • Documents ongoing assessment accurately and per assessment policy
  • Documents patient education per policy
  • Documents all medications and treatments administered
  • Perform projects specific to department and other duties as assigned
  • Provides initial education and clinic orientation. Reviews patient resource manual with patient and family at arrival visit
  • Participate in chemotherapy teaching with patients and caregivers
  • Participates in patient education regarding medications and therapies including home infusions
  • Participates in patient education regarding procedures including bone marrow aspirations and ommaya taps/intrathecal chemotherapy
  • Participates in patient education regarding symptom management
  • Maintains a working knowledge of current protocols related to the patient population with whom they work. Knows research resources and how to access.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal an written communication skills
  • Participates in committees and task forces to review and improve current standards
  • Able to collaborate effectively with physician to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific patient populations
  • Serves as resource in their area of expertise for other staff
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a team situation

Qualifications

  • Nursing degree required. Bachelors of Science, Nursing preferred.
  • Current Washington State Registered Nursing License
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • OCN certification, current or within three years of hire
  • Two years of oncology nursing experience preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure related to work/time deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a variety of patients and other staff
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Competent in telephone triage, assessment and communication

Registered Nurse - North Seattle - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17619

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

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, SCCA and UW Medicine's Northwest Hospital & Medical Center offer unrivaled cancer care to people living in north Seattle and beyond. SCCA Medical Oncology and SCCA Radiation Oncology at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center serve adults who need outpatient oncology and hematology treatment. Every day, top UW Medicine cancer specialists deliver SCCA's targeted, breakthrough therapies in the medical center's warm, caring environment. It’s a partnership that brings the region’s leading medical oncologists closer to home for our patients.

 

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

 

Benefits include:

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

Responsibilities

The 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.

  • 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

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
  • 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
  • Two years of nursing experience

Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Issaquah

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Issaquah, WA, US
Job ID: 17437

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 a per diem position based at SCCA Issaquah. The position is directly responsible for providing longitudinal comprehensive care to oncology and hematology patients. It has primary responsibility for the coordination of care, patient and caregiver education, plan of care formulation and documentation, and nursing management of patients receiving care in the medical oncology clinic. This care management includes patient assessment, symptom management, and administration of parenteral fluids, chemotherapy agents, biologic therapy, and supportive care. Demonstrates a high level of understanding of oncology illnesses and treatment modalities

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates the ability to assess baseline physical, emotional and social needs
  • Demonstrates ability to assess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basis
  • Demonstrates ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephone and in person
  • Ability to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatment
  • Monitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staff
  • Uses effective problem solving skills in complex situations
  • Demonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situations
  • Documents initial assessment accurately per assessment policy
  • Documents ongoing assessment accurately and per assessment policy
  • Documents patient education per policy
  • Documents all medications and treatments administered
  • Perform projects specific to department and other duties as assigned
  • Provides initial education and clinic orientation. Reviews patient resource manual with patient and family at arrival visit.
  • Participate in chemotherapy teaching with patients and caregivers
  • Participates in patient education regarding medications and therapies including home infusions
  • Participates in patient education regarding procedures including bone marrow aspirations and ommaya taps/intrathecal chemotherapy
  • Participates in patient education regarding symptom management
  • Maintains a working knowledge of current protocols related to the patient population with whom they work. Knows research resources and how to access.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Participates in committees and task forces to review and improve current standards
  • Able to collaborate effectively with physician to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific patient populations
  • Serves as resource in their area of expertise for other staff
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a team situation 

Qualifications

  • Nursing Degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred)
  • 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
  • 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

Registered Nurse - Poulsbo - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Poulsbo, WA, US
Job ID: 17614

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


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


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

Benefits include:

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

Responsibilities

The 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. In this position, a Registered Nurse will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary setting supporting Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology patients in clinical care management and coordination. This challenging opportunity will be embedded within an integrated community clinic based program. 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
  • Supports infusion team in blood draws, starting hydrations and other nursing tasks as assigned
  • On treatment visit symptom management
  • Clinical community outreach

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
  • 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
  • Two years of nursing experience

Registered Nurse - Temporary - North Seattle

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17665

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Benefits include:

 

Relocation - Generous relocation package available

 

Time Off - 10 paid holidays plus 2 personal days, paid vacation, and paid sick time

 

Employee Health Clinic - Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan 

 

Retirement - 403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service

 

Bright Horizons Care Advantage  

 

Hutch Kids Child Care Center 

 

Employee Assistance Program 

 

Tuition Reimbursement Program   

 

Subsidized ORCA card and tax-advantaged transportation options 

Responsibilities

The 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.

  • 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

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
  • 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

Registered Nurse - Wellness Center (Temporary)

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17766

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Benefits include:

 

Relocation - Generous relocation package available

 

Time Off - 10 paid holidays plus 2 personal days, paid vacation, and paid sick time

 

Employee Health Clinic - Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan 

 

Retirement - 403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service

 

Bright Horizons Care Advantage  

 

Hutch Kids Child Care Center 

 

Employee Assistance Program 

 

Tuition Reimbursement Program   

 

Subsidized ORCA card and tax-advantaged transportation options 

Responsibilities

The 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.


In the position you will:  

  • 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

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department. 
  • 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

Regulatory Affairs Associate

FH Administration Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17750

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 Affairs Associate is responsible for providing support and guidance to investigators and others within the Cancer Consortium (Fred Hutch, UW, SCCA, Seattle Children’s) on regulatory issues and requirements related to the conduct of clinical trials and use of investigational products. The incumbent will facilitate communications with the FDA, provide support to study teams in the preparation and review of FDA submissions and other regulatory documents, and assist with FDA inspections. This position will represent the Regulatory Affairs Program to the Institution and Cancer Consortium by making presentations to staff, disseminating tools and information, and meeting with study teams and other departments on an ad hoc basis. The incumbent will work under the direction of the Director of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance.

Responsibilities

  • Provides regulatory consultation and support to investigators and staff throughout the lifecycle of a clinical trial
  • Provides operational support for FDA inspections
  • Coordinates and supports external audits that include assessment of Institution- or Consortium-level resources and processes
  • Reviews and edits complex submissions to FDA including IND/IDE applications, protocols, IND exemption requests, clinical hold responses, risk determination requests
  • Reviews and edits routine submissions to FDA including IND amendments, annual reports, and safety reports
  • Supports development and submission of expanded access IND applications.
  • Reviews investigator-initiated, FDA-regulated protocols for regulatory compliance
  • Reviews research team documents and templates related to regulatory compliance, including Corrective and Preventive Action plans
  • Advises CRS and Consortium Institutions on processes, guidelines, and best practices related to regulatory affairs
  • Develops internal processes, tools/templates, and standard operating procedures for the Consortium
  • Assists development of CRS training activities
  • Reviews and disseminates updated regulations and guidances
  • Maintains current regulatory expertise through training sessions, conferences, and participation in professional associations

Qualifications

Experience and Abilities

  • 3 - 5 years working in regulatory affairs with emphasis on INDs and IDEs in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or academic clinical research setting
  • Preparing and reviewing IND applications
  • Communicating with FDA and preparing for FDA inspections
  • Assessing risk in the conduct of clinical research
  • Designing tools for the regulatory management of clinical trials
  • Interpreting federal regulations and guidelines
  • Working with all levels of a research team
      

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s degree preferred ideally in healthcare related field
  • Clinical research-related certification preferred 
  • Familiarity with process improvement principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines that govern clinical research, including but not limited to FDA regulations and Good Clinical Practice
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships across large organizations

Research Administration Manager II

FH Clinical Research Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17583

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


Reporting to the Senior Operations Director, the Research Administration Manager II, an essential part of the Stem Cell and Gene Therapy Program and of the Clinical Research Division (CRD) Administrative team, will work under the direction of the Program Head. Investigators within the Stem Cell & Gene Therapy Program conduct research using large and small vertebrate animals and infectious agents, as well as clinical trials requiring GMP, FDA and IND compliance. Responsibilities of the Research Administration Manager II will include management and oversight for program finance and administration, grants and contracts, and regulatory compliance, as well as compliance with Center policies and procedures. The Manager also plays an important role in staff recruitment, training and performance management.

Responsibilities

  • Manage grants, contracts and research agreements awarded by a variety of funders including federal agencies, private foundations and commercial enterprises
  • Ensure compliance with sponsor-specific reporting requirements, including tracking deadlines for progress reports, quarterly/annual financial reports and project closeouts
  • Establish and monitor budgets and spending, ensuring compliance with regulations/guidelines
  • Proactively communicating about issues or concerns that may impact successful completion of the research
  • Preparing regular, relevant and timely reports for PIs and the CRD regarding spending, staffing, and future projections
  • Monitoring program employees’ effort and salary allocation; assisting PIs with monthly effort reporting
  • Coordinating the preparation of new and renewal grant applications, reviewing application guidelines, communicating requirements to the PIs, and facilitating submission together with relevant departments in Fred Hutch administration
  • Serving as a liaison with administrative departments within Fred Hutch and at collaborating institutions, including the University of Washington
  • Partnering with the University of Washington and other organizations on collaborative proposals, reporting, and budget management
  • Assisting Human Resources by providing documents for annual merit & performance evaluations, employee on- and off-boarding and international work visas when required
  • Preparing administrative documents and ensuring regulations are followed for Human Subjects, Vertebrate Animals, and Hazardous Materials research
  • Assisting laboratory personnel as needed with purchasing, shared resources access, and training requirements
  • Performing other administrative tasks needed to ensure an efficient and orderly research operation

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, or related field
  • Five years in pre-award and post-award grant and contract management
  • Experience with industry sponsored contracts
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements affecting sponsored research, and ability to apply this knowledge
  • At least three years of management experience with direct reports and conducting performance appraisals
  • Effective and professional oral and written communication skills, with the ability to tailor communications to specific audiences
  • Ability to navigate complex internal systems and departments while exercising sound judgement and discretion
  • Proficient with complex budget development and use of reporting tools
  • Proficient in fiscal and budgetary management
  • Advanced skills in Word, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Outlook
  • Advanced skills in Excel including familiarity with pivot tables
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple and competing demands
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently while exercising skill and informed professional judgment
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with personnel in a variety of roles

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree
  • Seven years of progressive experience in administration and grant and contraction administration
  • The ability to work independently, soliciting direction or assistance from the Program Head as required
  • Experience with contract negotiation
  • Experience reviewing IRB and IACUC administrative documents
  • Experience working in a research organization, a university/medical school setting, or other complex non-profit organization

Research Administrator II

FH Basic Sciences Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17822

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

The Basic Sciences Division is one of five scientific Divisions at Fred Hutch and is comprised of 29 faculty-led laboratories.  The Basic Sciences Division is recruiting for a Research Administrator II to join our team.  The RA Team supports the research of scientists that are focused on understanding the normal molecular functioning of cells as well as the disruption that causes complex diseases like cancer and HIV infection.

 

This is a new position that will join a team of 9 RAs supporting the Division’s growing faculty. The Research Administrator II works under general direction from a supervisor and partners with Principal Investigators to support their lab administration. An RA II proactively provides compliant and effective funding support, budget and regulatory administration and general administrative support for faculty members and their labs. To provide first-rate research administrative support the role requires excellent administrative skills, a customer service orientation, an attention to detail, strong communication skills, and collaboration with colleagues and external partners. The position will start in a remote work status due to the pandemic and requires the ability to work from home.

Responsibilities

Budget/Fiscal Support

  • Develop, monitor, track and project complex multi variable budgets
  • Develop custom report formats to share information with the team/department
  • Run and analyze reports to identify issues
  • Approve budgets and expenses as required
  • Partner with finance to resolve identified budget and expense issues

Funding Source Administration

  • Lead the grant submission process by conducting key tasks such as: creation and communication of timelines to appropriate stakeholders, completion of non-technical portions of submission, and oversight of institutional signoff
  • Perform key post award activities such as:  Interpreting the notice of award, flagging unique aspects or budget adjustments and monitoring and adjusting the teams’ commitments across the portfolio of projects based on awards
  • Interpret Notice of Award (NOA) with support of the Finance Team

Regulatory Support

  • Manage renewal timelines and ensure completion of regulatory documents in a timely manner
  • Identify necessary regulatory components of submissions, confirm that required items are in place and escalate issues as needed
  • Determine impact of and develop implementation plans in response to applicable regulatory changes and/or revisions to Center policies and procedures
  • May serve as a central point of contact to answer questions, escalating issues as needed
  • Administrative Support
  • May serve as a central point of contact to answer questions, escalating issues as needed

Administrative Support

  • Complete key administrative tasks such as travel coordination, editing CVs and publications, purchasing and maintenance of supplies and equipment
  • Identify administrative issues for discussion with team and leadership
  • May manage projects including occasional event planning and management

Leadership

  • May act as a resource for other staff
  • May assist in the training and development of team members



Qualifications

A cover letter is required for this position.

  • High School degree required, Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
  • 2 years of relevant administrative support experience is required, 4 years of relevant administrative experience is preferred
  • Highly prefer prior experience as a research administration in an academic or non-profit organization
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite including Teams/Adobe
  • Demonstratable experience and knowledge using Excel –for example, using formulas, calculating values in multi-step processes, preparing account reports, and working with pivot tables
  • Basic understanding of accounting and terminology. Experience managing accounts, account reconciliation, account reporting, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communicator
  • Demonstratable experience with successful planning, organizing, and prioritizing your work
  • Interest in working on process improvement with team
  • Ability to source data from systems and generate customized reports
  • Ability to edit basic web pages
  • Ability to navigate complex internal systems and departments
  • Prior experience or exposure to grant writing/application preparation
     

Other Requirements

  • Able to work from home during the pandemic
  • Maintain regular work hours and be punctual
  • Able to prioritize and perform multiple duties received from multiple sources and/or situations requiring time sensitivity without loss of efficiency or accuracy
  • Enjoy interacting professionally with a variety of individuals, both internal to Fred Hutch and with external partners
  • Able to carry-out simple and/or detailed oral and written instructions
  • Complete assigned tasks with minimal or no supervision
  • Exercise independent judgment and make appropriate decisions
  • Enjoy learning new systems and skills and adapt quickly to evolving work priorities and demands
     

Preferred Experience and Knowledge

  • Federal grant management experience, preferably the National Institutes of Health
  • Knowledge of Uniform Guidance and government funding rules
  • Experience supporting lab-based research
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines such as compliance with Institutional Review Board processes for human subject and animal use, handling etiologic materials or recombinant DNA, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Fred Hutch policies and procedures
  • Certified Research Administrator preferred

Research Administrator II - Infectious Disease Sciences Program

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17621

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


This is a part-time (0.5 FTE) Research Administrator II position to support two faculty members and their research groups related to general administrative support, fiscal operations and regulatory administration in the Infectious Disease Sciences Program. The incumbent works independently in performing responsibilities. Judgment is used daily in interpreting policy, representing the faculty member, interacting with Center staff and outside organizations, and working with highly sensitive or confidential information.

Responsibilities

Administrative Support:

  • Provide direct support to the faculty members; coordinate research operations, prepare background information in preparation for faculty’s professional commitments and meetings; maintain supervisor’s calendar and establish priorities; coordinate arrangements for meetings at destination; screen, prioritize, and distribute mail.
  • Responsible for independently drafting/recording minutes; compose and/or type letters, acknowledgements, notifications, confidential and sensitive materials, Internet searches, etc.
  • Manage and update content on faculty members’ web and lab pages
  • Arrange conference and meeting schedules, travel agendas, compensation for travel, and activities as required by the Faculty member(s)
  • Manage seminar series and related events/special projects for faculty members as required
  • Coordinate and edit revisions to book chapters, manuscripts, articles, reports and teaching materials of a highly technical nature. Coordinate documentation preparation with publication deadlines, grant deadlines, collaboration efforts and other projects.
  • Maintain reference database and filing system for faculty member(s) including, but not limited to: professional CV’s and Biosketches, Other Support Information, Manuscripts, Endnote and other documentation. Ensure that all information is up to date, as needed.
  • Develop a working knowledge of key faculty and staff within the various Seattle Cancer Care Alliance / Fred Hutch / University of Washington departments and divisions to facilitate effective and independent communication and administration. This may require attending various staff meetings within the program.


Budget/Fiscal Support:

  • Partner with IDS finance to resolve identified budget and expense issues
  • Identify and discern discrepancies with expenses, find solutions and escalate as needed
  • Reconciliation of PIs budgets/expenses on sponsored and non-sponsored research projects
  • Work closely with IDS finance team for research and clinical trials budgets
  • Develop, monitor, track and project seminar series budgets
  • Reconcile PIs and associated staffs’ pro-cards monthly


Funding Source Administration:

  • Assist in grant preparation process, producing accompanying reports and non-technical sections, and assembling proposal, reviewing for accuracy and completion prior to submission with IDS Finance team.
  • Track progress and milestones on research projects.

 

Regulatory Support:

  • In consultation with PI(s) and IRB Team, prepare or review portions of applications as necessary.
  • Manage renewal timelines and ensure completion of regulatory documents in a timely manner in coordination with the IRB Team
  • Track progress and milestones on research projects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or the humanities preferred, or degree in scientific field directly related to department/program. Minimum of three years progressively complex administrative experience. Additional experience may substitute for educational requirement.
  • Must be proficient working on Mac platform as both faculty members work from this platform and previous experience working on the related programs, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Endnote, SharePoint and Adobe software.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time (planning and prioritization), strong editing and writing skills, and excellent communication skills with outstanding attention to detail. Must have skill at solving problems that involves excellent judgment and capability of independent thinking.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology is highly desirable
  • Experience with grant preparation and/or Institutional Review Board (Human Subjects) applications is highly desirable

Research Administrator II-III - Translational Research Program

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Research Administration & Faculty Affairs
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17737

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 Research Administrator II/III proactively provides compliant and effective funding, budget and regulatory administration and general administrative support for one or several Principal Investigators and their labs/departments within the Translational Research Program in the Public Health Sciences Division. The Research Administrator collaborates with Principal Investigators and interfaces with other departments as needed to provide research administration and to contribute to strategic planning as it relates to their work portfolio. The Research Administrator works in an autonomous manner to complete non-scientific grant content, tasks, and to advise PIs on relevant matters.

Responsibilities

 

  • Budget/Fiscal Support
    • Support strategic planning activities of the PI such as providing relevant fiscal information
    • Develop, monitor, track and project complex multi variable budgets in accordance with regulatory and sponsor requirements
    • Develop, run and analyze reports to identify issues and escalate as needed
    • Develop custom report formats to share information with the team/department
    • Partner with finance to resolve identified budget and expense issues
    • Identify and discern discrepancies with expenses and escalate as needed
  • Funding Source Administration
    • Lead the grant submission process by conducting key tasks such as: creation and communication of timelines to appropriate stakeholders, completion of nontechnical and assigned technical/non-scientific portions of submission, and oversight of institutional signoff
    • Perform key post award activities such as: Interpreting the notice of award, flagging unique aspects or budget adjustments and monitoring and adjusting the teams’ commitments across the portfolio of projects based on awards
  • Regulatory Support
    • In consultation with PI(s), prepare non-scientific portions of regulatory (IRB/IACUC) applications/submissions
    • Manage renewal timelines and ensure completion of regulatory documents in a timely manner
    • Identify necessary regulatory components of submissions, confirm that required items are in place, resolve issues (escalating as appropriate)
    • Determine impact of and develop implementation plans in response to applicable regulatory changes and/or revisions to Center policies and procedures
    • May serve as a central point of contact to answer questions, escalating issues as needed
  • Administrative Support
    • Complete key administrative tasks such as travel coordination, editing CVs and publications, and purchasing and maintenance of supplies and equipment
    • Identifying administrative issues for discussion with leadership
    • May manage projects including occasional event planning and management
  •  Leadership
    • May act as a divisional resource and assist with training for lower level staff

Qualifications

  • High School Degree Required. Bachelor’s degree highly Preferred
  • Minimum requirements-
    • RA-II minimum requirements- 2 years grants management required. 4 years grants management highly preferred
    • RA-III minimum requirements- 3 years grants management required. 4 years grants management highly preferred
  • A cover letter is required for this position
  • NIH grant management experience required
  • Prior experience or exposure to grant writing/applications including the knowledge of Uniform Guidance and government funding rules
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office/Adobe
  • Working knowledge of Excel formulas and functions
  • Ability to edit SharePoint sites or basic web pages
  • Ability to source data from systems and generate customized reports
  • Efficiently planning, organizing, and prioritizing your work as well as that of others
  • Ability to tailor communications to specific audiences
  • Ability to navigate complex internal systems and departments
  • Basic budgetary knowledge (ability to reconcile, manage, report budget information, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of accounting terminology

 

Preferred