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Provide operations, fiscal management, and administrative support to Prevention Center (PC) facility resource managers (research clinic and processing laboratory, exercise testing, human nutrition) and act as central contact between shared resources, investigators, legal, human resources, and other Center Departments on behalf of the PC.
Scope of responsibilities
The incumbent works under the supervision of the Prevention Center Director(s) and uses judgment in determining the needs of study clients, assisting clients with selection of PC services and helping to draft text for grant applications. Establishes budgets for optimum operation of each of the PC facilities and the Center as a whole, and represents the PC in negotiations and interactions with other Fred Hutch departments/divisions. Must be able to operate in compliance with all aspects of IRB and HIPAA regulations with respect to all interactions and correspondence concerning human subjects.
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.