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, the National Gynae-Oncology Registry (NGOR)
Fixed term (12 months) contract with potential to extend
Part time (0.6 FTE à 3 days per week)
Location: 553 St Kilda Road Melbourne VIC 3004
The Cancer Research Program (CRP), led by medical oncologist and cancer researcher Professor John Zalcberg, primarily works to create and maintain cancer clinical quality registries with a view to improving health care and patient outcomes. We are a friendly group of hardworking individuals from a variety of health-related backgrounds who work across a number of registries and other research projects in a supportive environment.
The National Gynae-Oncology Registry (NGOR) is a clinical quality registry for gynaecological cancers. The registry currently only covers ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancers however is about to expand to other gynaecological tumour types with the support of the Epworth Medical Foundation. The role of the NGOR research assistant will involve developing a set of measures of best practice, called quality indicators, through the thorough review of published literature and existing national and international guidelines around the management of these diseases, and engaging with clinical experts to identify key indicators that can feasibly be assessed within the context of the registry.
A degree in a relevant area, from a recognised university with subsequent relevant work experience OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
Experience reviewing scientific literature and a good understanding of medical terminology and health care systems
Great organisational and time management skills with an eye for detail
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
High level computer literacy
This role is a great opportunity for someone who is relatively early in their career to gain valuable, transferrable research skills and develop relationships with clinicians, consumer representatives and stakeholders in the field of gynaecologic oncology.
A collaborative, innovative and supportive team culture
Flexibility in working hours
Discount Health Insurance
Child care services
Applications close 11pm on the 15th October 2019. All applications must include a cover letter and CV.
All enquiries to Natalie Heriot, NGOR Coordinator on (03) 9903 0435 or at email@example.com
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.