Clinical Research Coordinator I, MA Registered

Job ID 2022-44768
Area of Interest
Research & Development
Location Name
1920 Terry
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Child Health, Behavior & Devel
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.  Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.


Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 


Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.


We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.


We are actively seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator I to assist the Principal Investigator (PI) and Supervisor/Manager with the organization, implementation, and completion of clinical research trials. This position will conduct in-person study visits within a longitudinal study using Electroencephalogram (EEG) and Eye Tracking (ET) technologies to assess development of children from infancy to age 3. Additional lab projects will involve the use of EEG and ET, as well as various technological methodologies to assess trajectory and development of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Along with the PI, ensure that research projects are conducted in compliance with federal regulations, institutional policies/departmental guidelines, standards of Good Clinical Practice, and with a commitment to equity and inclusion. The successful candidate will also assist with research-related procedures and clinical activities as outlined and permitted within the Medical Assistant - Registered scope of practice as defined by Washington State Department of Health and Seattle Children’s policy.


Required Education/Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Prior experience in research or a related field/setting.
- To obtain licensure as a Medical Assistant Registered within 60 days of employment.

Required Credentials:
- Current Medical Assistant – Registered designation by Washington Department of Health (DOH) within 60 days of employment
- Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) within 60 days of employment.

- Research experience with infants and small children.
- Familiarity with Smartsheet or other task management software.
- Familiarity with REDCap or other Electronic Data Capture databases.
- Experience or familiarity with Developmental Disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder.
- Comfortable learning how to run computer scripts and engage with data analysis software.
- Familiarity with principles of ALCOA-C.
- Familiarity with Eye Tracking and/or EEG.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Guidelines.
- Familiarity with OHRP Human Subject’s Protections regulations and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
- Knowledge of software applications, proficiency using MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & Access), and ability to learn/use EPIC and other software programs.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.

- Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Good problem-solving, prioritization, and decision-making skills.
- Good organizational skills and detail-oriented.
- Able to establish and maintain productive work relationships with staff and patients/families.
- Able to work independently and with appropriate supervision.
- Able to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- Able to work under pressure with tight timelines.
- Knowledge of human growth and development to modify care to the age and development status of the patient population served.
- Knowledge of patient safety according to the assigned department.
- Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and ability to adapt to the unique needs of families/patients.


In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

Covid-19 Vaccination

In accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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