Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Program / Department Coordinator I in Seattle, Washington

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education

The Program / Department Coordinator I supports a program or department by serving as the primary point of contact. This role will follow existing processes and serve a subject matter expert within the program or department. In addition, it may contribute to the development of work processes. This role provides both administrative and strategic support towards achieving the overall goals of the program or department.

  • Create, implement and adjust staffing schedules

  • Manage billing paperwork

  • Generate reports

  • May supervise staff

  • Create correspondence, documents and presentations

  • Provide coverage for team members as appropriate for your level of responsibility

  • Identify and resolve operational problems

  • Plan, implement and oversee community outreach and external communications

  • Organize events

  • May propose/participate/advise in the development of the program/units strategic plan

  • Manage and triage incoming requests

  • Serve as a point of contact for the department and liaison to other departments

  • May review timesheets and approve time as needed


  • High School Degree or equivalent

  • Minimum one year of relevant experience

  • Ability to take initiative and use sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment

  • Customer service skills

  • Ability to prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands

  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology may be required for certain roles

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Basic ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team as the situation requires

  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phones, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner

  • Ability to facilitate and present in meetings

  • Ability to navigate team and organizational dynamics


  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree

  • Basic experience with electronic file sharing

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