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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.
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.