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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.
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The Data Coordinator is responsible for the documentation and monitoring of study data and its adherence to leukemia, HSCT or pancreatic cancer related clinical studies, including the collection, coordination, processing and quality control of clinical trial data. The position will track patient visits, and abstract and report data. The Coordinator will work on multiple studies for one or more investigators, and regularly update those investigators on the progress of the studies. The DC I reports directly to the Clinical Research Manager.
- 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.
- Resolves database queries timely.
- Performs routine audits to ensure quality and completeness of the data submitted. Identifies missing data and works with study coordinator to correct deficiencies.
- Attends clinic visits as time permits and when appropriate to update concomitant medications and adverse events
- Identifies and documents adverse events on paper and in databases and assists the study coordinator with timely reporting.
- In collaboration with the study coordinator, maintains study financial trackers.
- Serves as a resource to investigators, clinic and study staff, and collaborating organizations with questions about data collection.
- Assists in the development of databases and case report forms for investigator-initiated studies.
- Assists in the planning and content of statistical reports.
- Coordinates special projects relating to clinical studies.
- Performs other duties as assigned, including ordering and organizing office supplies; organizing and re-ordering study lab kits; archiving records of closed studies; maintaining shared drive files; requesting medical records from outside providers; transporting research samples; and rarely, processing blood samples.
- 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
- Coordinates Protocol 2296: consents patients, manages sample acquisition and storage, maintains database
- A High School Degree with at least two years of college coursework completed or an AA degree is required.
- One year of experience in clinical trials data coordination, medical records, cancer registry or related field.
- Strong computer skills and experience working with databases (i.e. Excel) and electronic medical records.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be highly organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
- Medical terminology and understanding of cancer and related biology preferred.
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