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Research Nurse (RN Grade 3B), Clinical Research Unit for Haematology

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 64604
  • Category: Nurse, 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.



This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a small team in our Clinical Research Unit for Haematology!


  • Fixed Term - 12 months with the option to renew
  • Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight, (Mon-Fri during business hours) - no shift work
  • Classification – Research Nurse Level 2, Grade 3B
  • Alfred location
  • Great staff benefits!



Haematology at the Alfred has the largest number of Haematologists of a service in Australia. We also operate the only Myeloma Clinic in Australia, and these two factors attract many referrals and a growing trials department. The Clinical Research Unit (CRU) oversees a large number of trials from Phase 1, first-in-humans to Phase 3 randomised, controlled trials. These trials are testing treatments ranging from newly developed drugs straight from the biotech companies, to established drugs being used in new regimens.


In this role as a Level 2 Research Nurse, you will be leading a small team of nurses and be responsible for the delivery of treatment to trial participants, the care of those patients, and the collection of observations and data. Trial treatment is administered to patients in a stand-alone day centre Trial Treatment Room (TTR). As part of the CRU team, you will be working along-side a group of experienced coordinators & doctors who share knowledge and assist each other in the effective and safe project implementation and management.



  • Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Recent relevant clinical nursing experience
  • Experience in cannulation and venepuncture
  • Validated credentials in chemotherapy administration


  • Previous experience as a research nurse
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification
  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice


  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, a payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance


If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Nola Kennedy at [email protected] or 03 9076 2217

Applications close: 11 pm Sunday, 4 June 2023

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 accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.