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Clinical Trial Co-Ordinator - Arthroplasty Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis (ASAP)

  • Location The Alfred
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Job no: 12121
  • Categories: Research, Other Research

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Clinical Trial Co-ordinator Arthroplasty Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis (ASAP) Study
  • Department of Infectious Diseases
  • Full time – 3 year contract
  • Classification - Nursing Grade 4A

The Department 

The Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive infectious diseases clinical services in the country. It is also an academic Department within the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Central Clinical School, Monash University and is a premier centre for clinical and biomedical research and education. The Department offers expertise in general infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention, viral hepatitis, sexually-transmitted infections, and infections in immunocompromised hosts.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse- Clinical Trial Coordinator to work closely with the Principle Investigator in implementing and coordinating a large, multicentre randomised controlled trial investigating infection prevention in patients undergoing surgery.  The role will involve project management and coordination including the appointment, training and supervision of key research staff, long with ensuring appropriate tracking of budgets and milestones.  The role will involve working with a high degree of autonomy and independence and require advanced problem solving skills. As it is a large multisite study you will be involved in stakeholder and site relationship management.  The role will be a key liaison point between the study and the Human Research and Ethics Committee (HREC) and will oversee the coordination and management relevant HREC documentation and accountability, ensuring the study is conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practice.  As the Clinical Trial Coordinator you will be involved in overseeing and providing monitoring at sites and data management required for the study.  


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritise
  • Professional work ethics and flexible work style 
  • Current APRAH registration


  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Car parking
  • Onsite gym
  • Child care

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. 

For a confidential discussion please contact Trisha Peel on

Applications must be submitted electronically, and will close on Sunday 3rd of June, 2018 at 11pm

*Previous applicants need not apply

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Published on 15 May 2018, 3:51 AM