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Research Assistant - The START Research Project 1

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 4 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 37967
  • Category: Research, Other Research

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.

  • Fixed term – until end May 2022
  • Full-time – 76 hours per fortnight (part time considered)
  • Classification code – HS2
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits



Join our research team who are leading a multicentre research project to increase antibiotic appropriateness in residential aged care facilities.  The START Research Program - Stepped-wedge Trial to increase antibiotic Appropriateness in Residential aged care facilities and model Transmission of antimicrobial resistance is being conducted by the Department of Infectious Diseases Monash University and Alfred Health.  This is a large, multicentre study to improve antibiotic appropriateness and minimise transmission of antimicrobial resistance in residential aged care facilities. This will be a landmark study funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) that has the potential to change practice and policy in antibiotic practices within nursing homes and help stop the rise in superbugs.



The position will work with the Clinical Trial Coordinator – The START Research Program  and members of the research team to assist with data and/or specimen collection and, data management in residential aged care facilities. The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate a high level of communication skills, data collection and management skills, flexibility, organisation and the ability to work independently across a range of tasks. The incumbent will be part of a dynamic, capable and research group conducting research that aims to improve patient management and patient well-being, with direct clinical relevance.  



  • Bachelor degree in a health related area
  • Ability to work within a small team
  • Ability to work autonomously and be self-directed
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in an efficient manner
  • Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, ACCESS)
  • A current Victorian Drivers license



  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Onsite gym
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking


If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Natali Jokanovic, Clinical Trial Coordinator – The START Research Program,  Ph: 9903 0087

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.


  • Closed 4 days ago - 23 Jan 2022