Kaiser Permanente Research Interventionist Nurse (KPWHRI) in Seattle, Washington

The Research Interventionist for the Oncology Clinical Trials program utilizes professional clinical skills, education, and/or experience in clinical research patient care coordination, data collection, and project planning and implementation for complex clinical/health research trials such as federal NCI NCORP, investigator-initiated, and industry sponsored trials.Closely collaborates with NCI NCORP Investigators and care delivery system health care personnel in coordinating, planning, executing, and overseeing a variety of Oncology clinical research study activities. Provides direct patient care coordination related to clinical research trial management. May directly or functionally train and supervise other research staff in the conduct of clinical study procedures and protocol parameters in Oncology. Contributes professional clinical expertise, and serves as a resource to, related programmatic areas in the Kaiser Permanente Health Research Institute and in the Oncology Clinical Group Practice.

The scope of responsibility for a Research Interventionist requires the following:

Greater level of independent safety or clinical decision making

Greater level of specialized clinical knowledge

Substantial contribution to areas such as clinical research trial project intervention on study coordination and implementation, including, study feasibility reviews, screening and consenting, study material development, and study processes and procedures.

Comprehensive consultation role on study protocol requirements, policies, and methodology

North Region Coverage (1.0 FTE)

Primary Work Sites at KPWA Oncology Clinic:

Seattle - Capitol Hill and Bellevue

Oncology Research Main Office:

Seattle, KPWHRI Metropolitan Park East

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing professional functions required by the project.


  • Certifications, licenses, or degrees as determined by the needs of the research projects, such as, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, certified mental health therapist/specialist, MSW, pharmacist, physical therapist, certified health education specialist, clinical psychologist, acupuncturist.

License, Certification, Registration

  • As applicable to research project and field of study by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with individual and/or group counseling and/or facilitation, and related research experience.

  • Knowledge of research data collection requirements and specialized clinical intervention/measurement/assessment skills as required by the projects.

  • A thorough understanding of regulatory policies governing industry practices, HIPAA requirements for clinical research, and knowledgeable about patient safety and quality control requirements.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Continual updating of skills and knowledge related to research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in health-related field.


TITLE: Research Interventionist Nurse (KPWHRI)

LOCATION: Seattle, Washington


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.