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Swedish Medical Center Intern - Swedish Research Center in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Intern (1.0 FTE, Days) in Lung Cancer Research at the Swedish Research Center in Seattle, WA.

The Intern provides support as needed for basic research, clinical research or research administration activities in support federal, commercial or privately funded research activities.

In this position you will:

  • Support data processing and coordination which may include some or all of the following: abstraction of data from medical, administrative or research-related records, coding, data key entry and completion of required forms such as Case Report Forms.

  • Support collection and coordination of information required for staff or investigators which may include some or all of the following: retrieval of information from libraries, medical chart or records pulls, literature searches.

  • Support specimen (tissue of serum) processing which may include some or all of the following: receiving, transferring, processing, storing, tracking/monitoring, or shipping.

  • Support document preparation that may include some or all of the following: word processing, photocopying, distributing, tracking information, editing and proofreading.

  • Support supply ordering and inventory of supplies, reception or phone duties, general office support including faxing, filing, shredding, mailing, transfer of documents, shipping, etc.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Working knowledge of computers (either DOS-based or Macintosh), standard office software packages (Word, WordPerfect, Lotus, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc.), standard office equipment (photocopiers, facsimiles, telephones, pagers, etc.)

  • Familiar with medical, scientific or healthcare environments either through coursework or experience

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 222673