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\u2019s 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\u2019s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women\u2019s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
Process Improvement at Fred Hutch enables positive business outcomes by being a center of excellence for continuous operational improvement. The Associate Director, Process Improvement is responsible for providing leadership, coordination, and management to enable the team to deliver excellent results. This position will drive the process improvement program at Fred Hutch and help identify center wide areas of strategic opportunity and cross-functional improvement initiatives within administration. The position will utilize process improvement methodologies that increase efficiency and effectiveness in business operations. The Associate Director will actively participate in process improvement initiatives through project work, facilitation, consultation, education and reporting. The person will partner and work collaboratively with the Strategy team and other key stakeholders to implement best practices across the institution.
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.