Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Occupational Therapy
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.
Senior Research Assistant, Occupational Therapy Research (Grade 3)
Part Time - 64 hours per fortnight
12 month contract
Based at Caulfield Hospital
Occupational therapy focuses on enabling people to live satisfying and meaningful lives by helping them participate in the occupations they want to do, need to do and are expected to do. Occupations include all the activities that occupy a person's time such as self-care tasks, household duties, community involvement, work or study and leisure pursuits.
An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Occupational Therapist to join our research team in senior research assistant role. As a member of the Occupational Therapy Department, the successful applicant will work across funded occupational therapy clinical research programs in several areas, including but not limited to discharge planning and long-term outcomes after acquired brain injury (including both stroke and traumatic brain injury), as well as other implementation research designed to increase clinical adherence to national guidelines.
Skills & Experience
Experience in management of quality and research programs, including the development, leadership and implementation of clinical research protocols
Relevant clinical and research skills in occupational therapy and AB/stroke rehabilitation
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and collaboration skills that allows building effective working relationships with a diverse range of individuals and groups
Provide support and training to junior members of the occupational therapy research team
Monitor and report on progression of project plans / prepare data and research reports
Ability to work within project funding
For a confidential discussion please contact Natasha Lannin on 0417 135 153
Applications close Friday, 19th July, 2019 at 11pm
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.