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BLENDER Project Manager (Kelly Ottosen)

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Part Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closed 3 months ago
    Published on 17 Jun 2019

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  • Job no: 21262
  • 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.

Project Manager - BLENDER trial

Location: 553 St Kilda Road

Employment Type: Part-time (45.6 hours per fortnight)

Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $98,155 - $108,34 , plus 9.5% super


The Department

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre (ANZIC-RC), School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. The ANZIC-RC is a bi-national centre for the development, coordination and execution of pivotal, multicentre, randomised controlled trials in critically ill patients. The outcomes of research conducted at ANZIC-RC have influenced the care of the critically ill in Australia and internationally.

The Role

The Blend to Limit Oxygen in ECMO: A Randomised Controlled Registry Trial (The BLENDER Trial) will determine if using a conservative versus liberal approach to oxygen administration improves patient outcomes in extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). If the BLENDER Trial confirms that one oxygen management strategy is more effective than the other, its findings may improve the lives of critically ill Australians and inform clinical practice worldwide.


This role involves the Project Management of an Australian Medical Research Futures Fund (MRFF) trial. As the successful candidate you will have had clinical trial and management experience, a background in critical care is preferred and excellent planning and organisational skills are important. Your communication skills must be exceptional and you should be able to work both as part of a team and independently. You will contribute to the strategic planning, operationalisation and day to day management of the BLENDER randomised controlled trial. You will be joining a collaborative, friendly, population centred team with a vision for the future and excellence.


  • Communicate in a clear, concise and friendly manner
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • A background in the care of critically ill patients
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Research experience


This is a unique role offering the opportunity to work with a world leading research team based at Monash University.

CV and Cover letter covering the skill areas mentioned

All enquiries to Mr Tony Trapani, Research Manager, ANZIC RC on 99030347.

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.


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  • Closed 3 months ago - 08 Jul 2019
  • Published on 17 Jun 2019, 4:35 AM