Nov 19, 2021

Research Coordinator II - Clinical Trials Research

  • Providence
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Research Coordinator II (1.0 FTE, Day shift) for Clinical Trials Research at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Resarch Coordinator Licensed Registered Medical Assistant 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, and 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


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or significant experience in research coordination
  • 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
  • Advanced knowledge of FDA research policies, other applicable federal regulations and/or GCP guidelines
  • Expertise in standard office software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Familiar with and comfortable with research methodology and the “scientific method”: for conducting research projects

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

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

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 298939