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Swedish Health Services Research Coordinator I - Clinical Trials Research in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Research Coordinator I (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Clinical Trials Research at Swedish Research in Seattle, WA.

Independently coordinates research and administrative tasks in support of one or more research studies. Works with study investigators and supervisor to address study-related issues. Backs up other coordinators as needed. Supports department financial performance through budgeting, billing and as directed.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • May transport investigational medications and devices

  • Maintain study supplies and equipment in accordance with protocol and SMC policies and procedures

  • Ensure proper storage and shipment of biological specimens in accordance with local and federal regulations

  • Perform study procedure tasks as assigned and maintains knowledge of protocol requirements

  • Register patients to studies and monitors compliance


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, healthcare, or other related field - or- equivalent educ/experience

  • One (1) year basic knowledge of FDA research policies, other applicable federal regulations and/or GCP guidelines. Working knowledge of computers, standard office software packages (Word, WordPerfect, Lotus, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc.), and standard office equipment (photocopiers, facsimiles, telephones, pagers, etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Well-versed in medical and scientific terminology. Familiar with medical records departments and information. Understanding/knowledge of basic human anatomy and physiology. Familiar with research protocols and standard study requirements. Detail-oriented and able to work independently.

  • Diplomatic with a positive attitude and customer service orientation. Able to perform multiple tasks at any one time, set priorities and manage time effectively. Working knowledge of Windows based computer skills and ability to learn various computer applications. Able to work with high level professionals in both medical and administrative areas. Able to work with diverse patient population. Ability to develop and maintain good and respectful working relationships with peers, other staff members, patients, family members and others outside the medical center.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) or similar professional research certification

About the Swedish Center for Research and Innovation (SCRI).

SCRI supports and administers research activities throughout the six Swedish campus locations. SCRI is one of the leading clinical trial sites in the western United States, and at any given time, there are more than 600 research studies being conducted by Swedish-affiliated clinicians and other investigators. In addition to participating in major federally funded programs Swedish physicians are involved in research studies of new treatment approaches for everything from Coronary-Artery disease to Cancer to Multiple Sclerosis. To support this work, Swedish employs numerous research staff including coordinators, scientists, and research nurses. Below are a few highlights of our research.

Through our centralized oversight mechanism we support the core research functions of study coordination, financial oversight, risk management, federal grant administration (pre- and post-award),contract negotiation, feasibility and ethics review, clinical trial tracking and billing integration, regulatory compliance, investigator development and training.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Heath Bldg (WA204) 801 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 283986