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Intensive Care Services Research Nurse

Job posted: 11/05/2022
Applications close: 17/06/2022 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 26749

Reference: 26749

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Intensive Care Research Nurse



  • Clinical Research Team

  • Limited Term Part Time

  • Eastern Health


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


As a senior member of the clinical research team, the Clinical Research Nurse (Research Nurse) will, have responsibility for the delivery of direct and indirect care and associated data collection for concurrent research studies undertaken in the relevant department,


About you


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Registered Nurse Division 1 (General) with current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

  • Minimum 5 years post graduate nursing experience demonstrating appropriate clinical assessment skills and delivery of patient care.

  • Post graduate qualification in critical care nursing with at least 3 years critical care clinical nursing experience.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in clinical drug/device trials including experience in negotiating and monitoring trial budgets/finances and responsibility for maintaining Human Research Ethics and Governance requirements.

  • Evidence of further education/ongoing professional development.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse range of individuals and groups.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Capacity to think analytically to critically review and redefine procedures and processes to generate improvements and efficiencies within research management work processes.

  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) with all levels of staff including clinicians, other research nurses, service department personnel and external stakeholders

  • Strong planning, organisation and project management skills with clinical change management in a health care organisation.

  • The ability to organise tasks, meet timelines with accurate and appropriate information and manage conflicting pressures. Ability to prioritise workload.

  • Understanding of the requirements of site selection visits, site initiations visits and monitoring visits.

  • Flexibility with work demands, including support for out-of-hours research tasks and responsibilities.

  • Advanced computer skills, database management, web-based data entry / storage, and data analytical skills including working knowledge of REDCap™ database, Infonetica™ online forms database, the National Ethics Application Form (NEAF) and the Site Specific Assessment (SSA) form.

  • Demonstrate understanding of study sponsors including pharmaceutical companies, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trial Group (ANZICS-CTG).

  • Understanding of structure and function of intensive care unit(s). Understanding of roles, responsibilities, and rights of staff, patients, and families in ICU.

  • Ability to empathetically engage with patients and families.

  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role. An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 including your booster, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Intensive Care Services Research Nurse

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

GRAEME DUKE - (09) 8396 3507
GRAEME.DUKE@EASTERNHEALTH.ORG.AU

Intensive Care Services Research Nurse