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.
Clinical and Research Nurse: Alfred Health, MS and Neuroimmunology (MSNI) Service
Registered Nurse (Div 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
Strong communication, organizational skills and appreciation of multidisciplinary teamwork
The MSNI Clinical and Research Nurse role provides an opportunity to join a dynamic team of MS and neuroimmunology clinicians focussed on delivering excellent care to people with MS and Neuroimmunological disorders at Alfred Health, Department of Neurology. The appointee will be part of a larger clinical research team that is managed by the MSNI research coordinator, Ms Janene Richards. The MSNI nurse consultant, Ms Louise Rath is the clinical nursing manager and educator for the MSNI nursing team and the appointee will be reporting to Ms Rath. In addition, the role will be embedded in the larger MSNI team of Neurologists, other MSNI nurses, research co-ordinators, scientists, research students and other medical staff, to provide a streamlined and efficient interaction with study participants and patients at Alfred Health as well as at the Central Clinical School, Monash University.
The primary role of the Clinical and Research Nurse is to provide research support for clinical trials and investigator investigator-initiated studies, as well as support the MS Nurse Consultant in the care of patients attending the service. The role will comprise management of studies including ethics and governance submissions, patient recruitment to research studies, data management and preparing reports. These responsibilities are listed below. In addition, the appointee will have the opportunity to develop subspecialty knowledge and skills in MS and neuroimmunology. The position is for 3 to 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday) and will require the appointee to attend MSNI clinics at Alfred Health at both the Prahran, Caulfield and Sandringham hospital campuses. The appointee will occasionally required to work at other study-specific locations as required and to interact with staff at other study sites nationally and internationally. This is a maternity leave position
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.