Clinical Research Coordinator I, MA Certified

Job ID 2023-51300
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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Assist the assigned division research team with in the organization, implementation and completion of clinical research trials. Maintain regulatory documents; assist the Principal Investigator in the planning of protocol implementation and site initiation visits and routine monitoring of clinical studies. Along with the PI, ensure that research projects are conducted in compliance with federal regulations, institutional policies/departmental guidelines, and standards of Good Clinical Practice. This position will also assist with research related procedures and clinical activities as outlines and permitted within the Medical Assistant scope of practice as defined by Washington State Department of Health and Seattle Children's policy.

Job Posting Addendum

The candidate in this role would have the opportunity to join an interdisciplinary study team with a focus on environmental health and the impact of chemicals on child health and development. For this study we will be conducting observational study visits and collecting biospecimens from healthy children ages 10 - 15 over the next several years.  This position will assist with research related procedures and clinical assessments (i.e. anthropometrics, blood pressure, collection of blood, urine and saliva, and spirometry and FENO airways assessments). The ideal candidate for this role will be outgoing, have pediatric phlebotomy skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and a strong interest in the field of environmental health research. Experience working with EPIC or a similar EHR are also preferred. As part of a world class research institution with opportunities for growth and development you will also benefit from having a somewhat flexible schedule, a hybrid work environment, and a positive and supportive team. More information about the ongoing study projects can be found here:


Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Perform all coordinator tasks related to the study visit with a special emphasis on clinical procedures
  • Work closely with other members of the team in pre-visit (scheduling, case management, materials prep) and post-visit (data entry, biospecimen tracking, reconciliation of pending surveys) activities
  • Collaborate with investigators on best practices for collecting data according to rigorous protocols while providing good participant care and maintaining strong professional relationships through the duration of several longitudinal studies
  • Develop knowledge and expertise for the use of multiple systems for tracking and management (storage, shipping, processing) of data and specimens


Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Graduation from an ABHES or CAAHEP accredited Medical Assistant program.
  • Prior experience in research or a related field/setting.
  • Bilingual skills may be required for certain positions.

Required Credentials:

  • Current Medical Assistant – Certified designation by Washington Department of Health (DOH).
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS).
  • Current Certification as a Medical Assistant by the AAMA, AMT, NHA, or NCCT.


  • Pediatric research experience.
  • Current Medical Assistant experience in Pediatrics, Urgent Care experience and/or Medical screening and immunization.

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$27.61 - $41.42 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$57,428.80 - $86,153.60 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.


The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW


Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

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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.

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