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If you are like us, you are eager to be part of something important. Eager to work with exceptional people who have devoted their lives to making meaningful progress in the fight against cancer. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, a diverse and dynamic work environment and an opportunity to make a difference. Explore some of the many opportunities below.

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Nursing and nursing support
Nursing and nursing support

Fred Hutch nurses are partners, decision-makers, researchers — and life-changers. Our nurses work with leading-edge science, which offers unparalleled opportunities for career growth.

Advanced practice providers
Advanced practice providers

Physician assistants and nurse practitioners are valued team members in nearly every specialty area at Fred Hutch including oncology, hematology, surgery, pain service, palliative care and stem cell transplant.

Allied health
Allied health

Healthcare management, pharmacy, social work and clinical technology all have an integral role to play in the care and treatment of our patients. All our allied health professionals are valued for their diverse skills and talent.

Research coordinators
Research coordinators

Our research coordinators work with providers, patients and pharmaceutical companies to coordinate clinical trial participation. 

When searching for research coordinator jobs, search for “research coordinator” in title field and “oncology” in keyword field.

Benefits and perks

We are proud to offer best-in-class medical and disability insurance as well as retirement fund options. Our employees are provided with an excellent benefit package as well as other perks including discounts at restaurants, health clubs and transportation. We not only care about the well-being of all of our staff, but want to assure you that you do not have to worry about your well-being as you focus on what matters most—our patients.

  • Relocation - Generous relocation package available
  • Employee Health Clinic - Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan
  • Retirement - 403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service
  • Bright Horizons Care Advantage
  • Hutch Kids Child Care Center
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Subsidized Orca card and tax-advantaged transportation options

US News & World Report Best Cancer HospitalOur environment and culture

When you join Fred Hutch, you join a world-class team.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Fred Hutch/University of Washington Medical Center among the top Best Hospitals in the Nation for Adult Cancer Treatment. 

Following the merger of long-time partners, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the organization was renamed to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. We are an independent, nonprofit organization that also serves as UW Medicine's cancer program. 

Fred Hutch has been a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center since 1973. Global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS, immunotherapy and COVID-19 helped Fred Hutch earn recognition as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and has network affiliations with hospitals in five states. 

In our clinical setting, nurses, clinicians, researchers, and technicians in one area of expertise work directly with teams from other disciplines including care coordinators, nutritionists, and physical therapists to provide our patients with the best care possible. Our team approach yields better outcomes across the entire spectrum of cancers, as confirmed in a 2015 first-of-its-kind study commissioned by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. We are also proud to be one of the few designated Centers of Excellence by the NIH.

Bone marrow The soft, spongy material in the center of your bones that produces all your blood cells, such as white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. Immunotherapy A type of therapy that uses substances to stimulate or suppress the immune system to help the body fight cancer, infection and other diseases. A therapy that uses substances to stimulate or suppress the immune system to help the body fight cancer, infection and other diseases. Some immunotherapies only target certain cells of the immune system. Others affect the immune system in a general way. Types of immunotherapy include cytokines, vaccines, bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) and some monoclonal antibodies. Infusion An injection of medications or fluids into a vein over a period of time.

Facilities

Our medical staff has access to the most modern laboratory equipment and imaging facilities available. With many of our doctors conducting research next door to our main clinic, it’s possible for research in our nurses’ and doctors’ labs to be implemented at our patients’ bedsides. Because our cross-disciplined teams can also design their own unique facilities, breakthroughs in the labs can be integrated into our clinic as efficiently as possible. 

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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. Read EEO is the Law poster here. 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 escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling (206) 667-4700.

Fred Hutch’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (PDF) 

Imaging In medicine, a process that makes pictures of areas inside the body. Imaging uses methods such as X-rays (high-energy radiation), ultrasound (high-energy sound waves) and radio waves.

Interested in a nursing career at Fred Hutch?

Contact a nurse recruiter directly for more information about one of our open nursing opportunities.

Katrina McDonald
Nurse Recruiter
Will Lane
Nurse Recruiter
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