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Research Assistant

  • Alfred Health Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Job no: 21472
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Pharmacy

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.

Research Assistant, Full time – Alfred Health Pharmacy

An exciting position has arisen within the growing research team that supports the Alfred Pharmacy Services of one of Australia’s most progressive, dynamic and award winning departments.

  • Research Assistant
  • Full-time , 2 year contract
  • HS2 - HS3

Alfred Health incorporating The Alfred, Caulfield Hospital and Sandringham Hospital

The Pharmacy services operate across all Alfred Health sites and are well recognised nationally and internationally for high quality, innovative, patient-focused services, education and training programmes as well as significant research output. Further information is available at

Research programs are embedded within each area of the pharmacy service, supporting the developing research skills of all pharmacy staff (including interns, residents, undergraduate and postgraduate students).

As a Research Assistant your tasks will include data collection, recruitment of study participants, database management, report writing and other research activities, as required. This position would ideally suit someone with nursing, pharmacy or laboratory and technical experience. Excellent team work, communication and data management skills are essential. A background in health sciences is desirable.

To succeed as a Research Assistant at Alfred Health you need to demonstrate:

  • Relevant experience or graduate qualification which includes a research component (health science preferred)
  • Experience in database management and research statistical packages
  • Experience in the conduct and completion of research projects
  • A proven ability to manage a range of research related-tasks, contribute to team meetings and have a commitment to self-development
  • Excellent communication, team work and time management skills with the ability to prioritise, plan and organise your work and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and autonomously

For more details on the role please review the attached Position Description.

Applications close 7th September, 2019

Enquiries to: Susan Poole on 0418 589064

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 13 Aug 2019, 6:30 AM