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Research Nurse - Sexual Health

  • Location Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closes in 3 days
    Published on 2 Dec 2019
  • Job no: 23956
  • Categories: Nurse, Registered Nurse

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.

  • Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
  • Research Nurse – Level 2  Sexual Health
  • Div 1 RN YU13/14 
  • Fixed Term 12 months - Full Time  80 hours per fortnight with ADO. Possibility of extension.
  • Minimum five years post graduate experience
  • Planned start date January 13th 2020
  • Exciting opportunity to join a global leader in sexual health research.

    The Department
  • Melbourne Health Centre (MSHC) has been in operation for more than 90 years having been established in 1918 as a specialised unit for the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The service has established a reputation for clinical excellence by providing high quality sexual health care.

    MSHC provides clinical sexual health and HIV services for Victorians and has a strong research and education focus.

    The Role

    We are seeking a nurse with proven experience in the areas of research and sexual health who fulfils the requirements of the position description.

    This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic level 2 (GR3B) research nurse to work on a variety of investigator initiated, collaborative group and pharmaceutical sponsored projects in sexual health that are currently underway along with future projects over the next 12 months.  The position will involve working with the senior research nurses and will provide an opportunity to work as part of a collaborative research group consisting of researchers from MSHC, Monash University, and the Department of Microbiology at the Royal Women’s Hospital. The appointee will be responsible for setting up the logistical aspects of research project(s) and for the management of their day-to-day operations under the guidance and supervision of the investigators and research nurse co-ordinator.



  • Experience in sexual health and/or research nursing
  • Experience in undertaking STI/HIV testing
  • Ability to respond in a non-judgmental and sensitive manner to a diverse client group
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The successful applicant will meet the requirements of the position description, hold a current registration with AHPRA as Registered Nurse Division 1 for at least 5 years and have experience of working in sexual health and/or a research setting.

  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Close to public transport

    Enquiries to Kate Maddaford on 03 9341 6243


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.


  • Closes in 3 days - 15 Dec 2019
  • Published on 02 Dec 2019, 4:03 AM