Universal Consent Research Coordinator

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

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

Careers Start Here.
The Universal Consent Research Coordinator (UCRC) is responsible for day-to-day coordination of research biospecimen acquisition across the Cancer Consortium. The UCRC works independently in performing job assignments, uses judgment in data collection, quality control, and research coordination activities, and interacts with patients, physicians, and other clinical providers within the FHCRC/SCCA/UW system. The UCRC will perform all tasks relating to the initial linking of active IRB protocols to Universal Consent protocol, preparation of IRB documentation, maintaining study records, screening patients for eligibility, tracking patient visits, and abstracting and reporting data. The Coordinator will work with multidisciplinary teams on multiple studies with different investigators. This position requires understanding of the research process and the resources required to conduct clinic research. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the early stages of building the foundation for a highly collaborative research initiative that spans the Cancer Consortium.

- Data Management
- Review and abstract data from medical records
- Manage clinical database and location of all samples
- Assist in the development of a quality management plan for the study
- Extract de-identified datasets from clinical database for study investigators and Consortium scientists

- Sample and Laboratory Coordination
- Attend weekly patient care and research overview meetings
- Track status of potential and active research participants
- Help develop and implement recruitment strategies in partnership with study investigators
- Ensure sample coordination is performed in accordance with linked protocols

- Regulatory and Quality Management
- Prepare for and participate as needed in meetings or site visits with local regulatory boards
- Verify each linked study's documentation and track annual IRB reviews
- Participate in and/or lead specimen data management and process improvement initiatives
- Collect original signed consents and maintain study regulatory files
- Provide administrative support for IRB submissions

- Study Management
- Serve as a liaison to physicians and other staff members about data collection or protocol procedures
- Discuss research activities with patients and answer questions regarding types of research performed
- Lead study team meetings and file meeting minutes

- BA/BS in related field required. MA/MS desired. Other relevant work experience may substitute
- Experience with RedCap preferred
- Experience with administration of clinical research preferred
- Highly organized and detail-oriented
- Must be flexible and work well in a team environment

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