Allied Health Research and Knowledge Translation Lead
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Applications Close AtCloses in 10 hours
Published on 11 Nov 2021
Job no: 44007
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
Are you an emerging Allied Health researcher and leader looking to make a difference contributing to Allied Health research and knowledge translation?
Full time position
Fixed Term 3-year contract commencing April 2022
Grade 4 Allied Health Professional
Location: Alfred Health – The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospitals
The Allied Health Research and Knowledge Translation program is a Department of Health funded initiative focusing on enhanced research, education, and leadership capacity for allied health professionals. The program aims to support the development and implementation of allied health specific research, as well as facilitating the growth of research activity and research skills for allied health professionals. The Allied Health Research and Knowledge Translation program will provide an emerging Allied Health researcher with a 3-year funded contract to undertake priority research and facilitate the translation of high-quality research evidence to clinical practice.
The next phase of research translation at Alfred Health will be focusing on telehealth, workforce including professional governance and novel models, allied health assistants, and supporting leadership capability and pathways for allied health professionals.
Key priorities include:
Digital technology to improve health outcomes
Novel models of care to improve patient and health system outcomes
Increasing the evidence base for allied health interventions in an area of interest of the applicant
The successful candidate will hold a recognised graduate entry-level qualification in a relevant Allied Health discipline and also have completed (or have demonstrated significant progress towards completion) of a research doctorate (PhD). You will demonstrate a beginning track record of successful and productive research related to Allied Health practice and a strong commitment to evidence translation to improve patient outcomes and experience. Evidence of critical thinking, innovation and system-level focus are highly desirable.
For more information about the position refer to the position description.
If you have any questions please contact Doug McCaskie, Acting Director Allied Health, on 0427 989 580.