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.
RSR Research Officer / Registry Coordinator
- 0.6-1.0 eft (45.6 – 76 hours per fortnight)
- 1 year contract
- Based at 553 St Kilda Road
- Be a part of the Monash and Alfred research program
The Research Officer/Registry Coordinator provides a variety of high-quality research services to support the operations of clinical registries within the Registry Science Unit in the School of Public Health. The main activity for this role will be in supporting the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Data Registry (ACFDR), a longstanding clinical registry that collects information from specialist cystic fibrosis centres across Australia regarding persons with Cystic Fibrosis.
The Research Officer/Registry Coordinator will be responsible for day to day management of the registry, including liaising with clinical sites providing ethics and governance support, and basic data management. They will also contribute to the effective operations of the registry by supporting Steering and Management team meetings, and communications to key registry stakeholders. They will support other research related activities of the registry, and will have the opportunity to participate in relevant academic professional development activities.
The Research Officer/Registry Coordinator works closely with the Unit and broader School researchers, clinicians, consumers, and other external key stakeholders, and operates with excellence in process and judgement to provide efficient research services in accordance with research protocols and standards.
Knowledge and Skills
- The appointee will have: a degree in a health or science related field with subsequent relevant experience, or extensive experience and specialist expertise in registries and/or clinical trials/health datasets or broad knowledge in project management and policy fields, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
- Demonstrated level of computer literacy and proficiency in the production of high level work using software such as Microsoft Office applications and/or demonstrated experience in working with large datasets
- Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to set priorities, manage time and plan work to meet deadlines
- Excellent project coordination skills with the ability to support projects through to completion in accordance with agreed standards and timeframes
- Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of a team as well as the ability to exercise high levels of independence, judgement and initiative
- Proven ability to adhere to protocols, standards and guidelines, including a thorough understanding of confidentiality, privacy and research ethics principles as required
- Highly‑developed written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and negotiate positive outcomes to complex issues
- Experience in governance and management of health data
- Experience in collaborative projects and stakeholder engagement.
Any queries please call 9903 0463 or email Professor Susannah Ahern, Head, Registry Science and Research email@example.com or Dr Rasa Ruseckaite, Senior Research Fellow, ACFDR firstname.lastname@example.org
- Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
- Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
- Great work/life balance
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.
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.