MS and Neuroimmunology (MSNI) Research Nurse Coordinator
Work TypeFull time
Applications Close AtClosed 8 days ago
Job no: 47639
Category: Nurse, Registered Nurse
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.
Permanent – ongoing
Full Time - 76 hours per fortnight
Classification code – YX11
Neurology has long been recognised as one of the major clinical and research strengths of Alfred Health. Core activities of the department include: Specialist clinics (and consultants with particular expertise) in Movement Disorders, Neuropathy, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology, Epilepsy, Stroke and Neurogenetics. There is an active Neurophysiology Department providing EEG, EMG, Evoked potential studies and Tremor analysis and a strong neuropsychology service.
The MSNI research coordinator will be integrated into a team that includes a MS nurse consultant and MSNI administrative officer as well as three additional MS research and clinical nurses The MSNI unit provides a multidisciplinary service with dedicated physiotherapy, clinical psychology and dietetics. The MSNI unit works closely alongside other neurology subspecialties that include neuro ophthalmology, pain and rehabilitation groups. Multidisciplinary MSNI Outpatient Clinics are provided on Tuesday and Wednesday with smaller research clinics running on Monday and Tuesdays. A dedicated Neuroimmunology clinic for patients with non-MS neuroimmunological conditions will commence in May 2021.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Strong time management skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams
Ability to adhere to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines
Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact A/Prof Anneke Van Der Walt (A.VanderWalt@monash.edu)
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.