Aug 02, 2021

Research Coordinator II (MA-R) - Heart And Vascular Research

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Research Coordinator II (MA-R) (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Heart And Vascular Research at Swedish Cherry Hill 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:

  • Conduct subject study visits including: collection of vital signs, subject signs and symptoms, adverse events, current medications, medication changes and medical histories.
  • Maintain knowledge related to standard precautions, disposing of biohazards and rules related to performing waived CLIA tests.
  • Collect urine, fecal, bucal, breath, and hair specimens per study protocol and conduct protocol required Point of Care testing in accordance with institutional, state and protocol guidelines. Transport specimens to lab for processing and shipping, according to study protocol.
  • Prepare patients and assist with study related examinations and procedures. Perform other study procedures in accordance with the protocol after appropriate training and authorization by the Study Investigator.
  • May transport investigational medications and devices.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Preferaby in science, healthcare or other related field or equivalent educ/experience
  • Significant experience in research coordination may be substituted for educational requirements
  • Washington State Medical Assistant-Registered will be required with Swedish Medical Center facility application completed within 7 days of hire
  • Must obtain active license within 60 days of hire
  • Employee will not be authorized to practice independently until registration is obtained
  • Three (3) years experience in a related area

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

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

About the Cherry Hill Campus:

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.

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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: Cherry Hill Prof Office Bldg (WA196) 550 16th Ave Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 295251