Clinical Trials Coordinator

Job posted: 14/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 58047

Reference: 58047

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Clinical Trials Coordinator

  • Opportunity for an experienced Research Nurse to join the Colorectal Medicine/Gastroenterology Research team

  • Full Time, Fixed Term position (12 months)

  •  Located at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, City Campus 

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Your new team

  • An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Research Nurse to join our small, diverse research team.

  • Our Colorectal Medicine and Genetics team is led by Professor Finlay Macrae and primarily focuses on clinical care and research in the colorectal cancer (with projects in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and hereditary non polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC)), and Inflammatory Bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease).

  • There is close interaction with other RMH departments/services, including Gastroenterology, Colorectal Surgery, the Familial Cancer Centre and the Bowel Cancer Surveillance Service. 

  • Our Hepatology team is led by Dr Siddharth Sood with research mainly focusing on Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and fatty liver disease.

  • Our team undertakes and coordinates both investigator initiated clinical trials and Sponsor led Pharmaceutical clinical trials.

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Prepare and submit study proposals for Ethics approval as required

  • Supervise research projects in accordance to GCP and Ethics guidelines

  • Provide patient education and counselling

  • Perform all Study Coordinator responsibilities for both Sponsored and Investigator-initiated trials

  • Provide education about the study and administering research questionnaires

  • Perform venepuncture, ECG and other trial specific requirements

  • Maintenance of Site Files and study supplies

  • Knowledge of research principles, methodologies and data analysis

  • Gathering and collating results from laboratory; procedural reports and histopathology

Your Contribution

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse

  • Minimum of 1 years’ research experience

  • Completed Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certification

  • High level of reliability and professional conduct

  • Excellent time management, attention to detail skill and be able to rigorously adhere to relevant documentation standards

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with external research organisations, sites and stakeholders

  • Experience in preparing and submitting clinical trial documents

  • Applicants must have valid Australian working rights

  • Knowledge of Gastroenterology/ Hepatology and Endoscopy (desirable)

  • Experience working within a Colorectal Medicine/Gastroenterology research team

Our Commitment to you

  • We have a commitment to training, education and CPD activities are fully supported

  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. We want you to stay long term!

  • Flexible hours available - Mon-Fri, no weekend or Public Holiday work required

  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees

  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.


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Clinical Trials Coordinator