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 or Department Coordinator II uses independent judgment and discretion in representing large/complex program(s) or department(s) by serving as the primary point of contact. This role is responsible for the development and execution of work processes and serves a subject matter expert within the program or department. This role provides both administrative and strategic support toward achieving the overall goals of the program or department. In addition, this role may have the responsibilities of a Program or Department Coordinator I.
Identify, research and determine resolutions to budget issues
Serve as a point of contact representing the department to other departments, individuals and outside organizations
Manage projects that support business operations by designing project/study methodologies, data collection and data management, setting project study goals and timetables and insuring research and administrative tasks are completed.
Interpret regulation and draft and interpret policies, procedures and best practices for the department or unit as it relates to the business function of the unit or ongoing stakeholder eduction
Identify and resolve operational issues with authority to deviate from established policies and procedures without prior approval
Plans, organizes and oversee events, determining and securing necessary resources, setting agendas and negotiating rates and contracts as needed
Determine reporting needs and analyze data
Determine content, design and write correspondence, documents and presentations
Onboard new staff
May supervise staff
May review time sheets and approve as needed
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum one year of relevant experience
Critical thinking skills
Ability to take initiative and use sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities
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
Demonstrates initiative as evidenced by advancing technical skills, sharing knowledge with others and taking on more responsibility (re-word to capture spirit of taking initiative an continual learning)
Advanced ability in the use of 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
Ability to prepare, monitor, and interpret budgets including analysis of variances
Associate or Bachelor's Degree
Basic experience with electronic file sharing
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.