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Research Nurse Co-Ordinator

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 13 days
    Published on 24 Nov 2021
  • Job no: 46202
  • Category: 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.


  • Full-time role (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Fixed-term position (1 year, with the option to extend)
  • Classification level 1/2 research nurse
  • The Alfred Hospital location



The Medical Oncology Unit provides coordinated multidisciplinary management for adult patients with malignancies. An important component of this care is the Clinical Trial/Research activities we participate in, which enable us to offer forthcoming and novel investigational treatments to our patients. Alfred Cancer Trials (ACT) conducts phase I, II and III trials, and is a participating member of both National and International Clinical Trials Groups, incorporating both pharmaceutical industry-sponsored and investigator-driven studies across a wide range of tumour types. Medical Oncology is a highly motivated and innovative team who provide exceptional patient centred care.  The successful applicant will be efficient, be able to prioritise, work effectively within a multidisciplinary team as well as display initiative. 



The position is with the Alfred Cancer Trials (ACT – Medical Oncology) team coordinating a portfolio of clinical trials and is as a key resource for the Team Leader and Research Manager in the provision of patient centred care at Alfred Health. The Research Nurse Coordinator will have responsibility for the management of clinical studies including:

  • The trial-related care of patients,
  • Coordinating accurate collection of trial mandated requirements  
  • Clinical trial data entry
  • Regulatory management
  • Ensuring all clinical trials are performed in accordance with the study protocol and in line with the regulatory, ethical and legal requirements outlined by the ICH-GCP
  • Contributing to strategies to improve performance aligned with international best practice standards and departments expectations, SOPs in conjunction with the team leader


Qualifications and Experience


  • Current nursing registration with APHRA
  • Bachelor of Science - Nursing
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Well established communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work ensuring protocol requirements are met
  • Capacity to accurately manage multiple research projects and scientific protocols concurrently
  • Complete tasks efficiently and deliver outcomes as required, with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Valid Australian working rights
  • Commitment to personal continuing professional development


  • An understanding of oncology patient management or clinical trials in a hospital setting
  • GCP certification (must be prepared to complete this training)
  • ADAC trained (must be prepared to complete this training)



  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym


Please send all enquiries to Chris Brooks, Research Manager ph: (03) 9076 0985

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.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closes in 13 days - 12 Dec 2021
  • Published on 24 Nov 2021, 10:38 PM