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Grade 4 Clinical Research Lead, Physiotherapy & Exercise Physiology

Job posted: 17/02/2021
Applications close: 03/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 45050

Reference: 45050

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Grade 4 Physiotherapist/Exercise Physiologist - Clinical Research Lead (Part-time, fixed term parental leave position until 25/02/2022)



  • Lead clinical research capability, creation and translation for Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists in Victoria's Largest Healthcare Network

  • Enjoy close working relationships with Partner Universities

  • Collaborate with the Allied Health Research Unit to ensure we achieve our strategic priority of integrating teaching, research and innovation to continuously learn and improve


About Monash Health


Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.


About Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology Services


Monash Health houses the largest team of Physiotherapists and Physiologists in Victoria with approximately 350 staff employed across the organisation.  In addition to this role we employ Clinical Grade 4 stream leaders across eight clinical areas, providing clinical expertise and leadership across Monash Health.  We are committed to developing research capability across our workforce leading to evidence generation and translation.


About the Role



  • Peer recognised clinical research expert responsible for fostering excellence in evidence based Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology services

  • Lead and drive our research agenda and develop capability across Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology

  • Lead evidence generation and translation into clinical practice through close collaboration with clinical experts


About you


Reporting to the Head of Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology, and working collaboratively with the Physiotherapy Management team and the broader Allied Health Leadership team, the ability to drive innovation through clinical research translation is key to meeting the future needs of our patients.  You will possess the interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and a demonstrated commitment to best practice.  You are an experienced clinical researcher with a publication portfolio, holding post graduate research qualifications.


You are an innovative and dynamic leader in the field of Physiotherapy or Exercise Physiology. Leading research initiatives and capability development will be an area that will excite you. Due to your proven leadership experience, you will bring knowledge of evidence translation and innovation to ensure Monash Health continues meet needs of our community now and in the future.


What we offer



  • Attractive salary including salary packaging opportunities

  • Work closely with the Monash Health Leadership Team and leverage of their expertise to progress your career with us

  • Opportunities to use your drive for research and innovation to grow and develop services to meet the changing landscape within the broader healthcare system


What you need



  • Proven experience leading a team of allied health professionals in clinical research

  • Knowledge and experience working closely with an interprofessional team

  • Current practicing physiotherapy AHPRA registration / ESSA accreditation

  • Current Drivers Licence


Post Graduate qualification in clinical research


What We Offer



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
• reference checks;
• a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
• a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
• proof of immunisation.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

Grade 4 Clinical Research Lead, Physiotherapy & Exercise Physiology

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Contact:

Elizabeth Dalla Santa - 0411886342

Grade 4 Clinical Research Lead, Physiotherapy & Exercise Physiology