JOB SUMMARYThe Infectious Disease Sciences program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking a 1.0 FTE Program Assistant I to perform any of a variety of administrative and/or clinical responsibilities in support of two or more studies. This position will work under the direction an Infectious Disease Sciences Program faculty member. The incumbent will perform functions requiring knowledge and skills specific to the program studies and to clinical research. Place orders/requisitions in inpatient and outpatient settingPut together sampling kits and distribute to study sites and/or patientsComplete patient questionnairesCollect data from various sources as requested and assist in maintaining databasesContact patients via phone and/or email for study related proceduresShipping and tracking of specimensPerform basic laboratory procedures on collected samplesTransport specimens, if necessary, utilizing universal precautionsPerform data entry for CRFs and review data prior to entering to ensure its credibilityPerform specimen collection procedures for various studies (not including blood draws)Copy medical records, and send out reports via fax or e-mailPractice infection control, isolation techniques, and universal precautionsParticipate and prepare data for research meetingsAssist with study related monitoring visitsBe willing to perform other duties as requested or assigned by study staff or P.I.Maintain HIPAA, Good Clinical Practice and other clinical research training requirementsMust have a BA/BS in biological sciences with an interest in clinical research and healthcare. Excellent written and verbal skills required. Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, and Access) and have the willingness to learn new software programs as necessary. Demonstrate a professional, positive attitude when working with patients. Highly motivated and independent.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before ...that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.