Program Assistant I (Hourly)

  • Fred Hutch Cancer Center
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 24, 2022

Job Description

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.   With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.   At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.   Program Assistant I (Hourly) under direct supervision, performs work and administrative duties specific to a department or program. Responsibilities Make updates to program policies and procedures manual. Assists customers in a timely manner. Serves as an effective front-line “ambassador” to visitors/callers and represents the FHCC in a professional manner. Effectively screens visitors and employees/is alert to potential safety/security problems and appropriately contacts security and/or other key personnel as necessary. Continuously monitors the nurse call system and alerts the Code team when necessary.


High school graduate or equivalent Under direct supervision, ability to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment Ability to establish professional relationships with patients, families, staff and providers   Preferred: Demonstrated customer service skills   Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center facilities. Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.   A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.