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We are searching for a Project Coordinator to coordinate research and administrative activities in support of the ColoCare Study, a study of health and well-being of colorectal cancer patients. This position involves many diverse tasks, including significant patient contact, conducting telephone and in-person interviews, mailing questionnaires, specimen procurement and tracking, and carrying-out moderately complex research assignments.
The coordinator works under the direction of the Project Manager, 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 incumbent works independently with health care providers and patients and is responsible for organizing study logistics and study materials.
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.