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
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)
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.