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Research Nurse

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68662
Category: Research, Research Nurses

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.



  • Part Time – 32 hrs per f/n
  • Fixed Term - 12-months
  • Classification - Research Nurse Level 2, Grade 3B
  • Alfred Location
  • Great staff benefits!



The Department of Cardiology provides a complete range of cardiology services covering General Cardiology, Heart Failure, Structural Heart and Arrhythmia specialities and undertakes clinical research activities in affiliation with Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. The Cardiology Department is involved in a large number of international and local clinical trials from Phase 1 first in human to Phase 3 randomised controlled trials investigating newly developed drugs and devices for clinical use in Cardiovascular medicine.


Every Alfred Health nurse must practice in accordance with the Alfred Health Nursing Professional Practice Framework. The Professional Practice Framework defines the elements of nursing practice that improve the care and experience of our patients and aligns with the Patient’s Come First Strategy. It is comprised of five domains that are crucial to maintain standards, lead change and add value to healthcare. These domains are Care, Leadership, Professional Development, Workforce, Research and Informatics.


An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse to assist with cardiac clinical research in the specialty of Heart Failure. While the primarily focus will be on the daily conduct of ongoing heart failure and cardiac device clinical trials, the role will also involve working on other research projects under the direction of the principle investigator.




• Bachelor’s Degree Nursing

• Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA.

• Current and satisfactory Police Check

• Current and satisfactory Working With Children Check



• Previous experience as a research nurse

• Certificate in Good Clinical Practice (GCP), or willingness to undertake this training

• Previous experience working in cardiology and/or heart failure



• Salary packaging and novated leasing are available via Maxxia

• Discounted health insurance

• Onsite childcare and gym services

• Onsite staff car parking


Contact: Dr Hitesh Patel or Liz Dewar on (03) 9076 2020 or Jia Tang (03) 9076 2948

Applications close Tuesday, 9th April 2024

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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.