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Reference Number 49683
Position Title Research Nurse
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City & Royal Park Campus
Award Registered Nurses [22]
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  • Research Nurse/Clinical Trial study coordination role
  • Assist in the running of clinical trials and clinical research projects
  • Fixed Term Part Time, 32 hours per fortnight -  renewable subject to funding availability

The Victorian Infectious Diseases Service (VIDS), as part of the Royal Melbourne Hospital, provides inpatient and outpatient services for all infectious diseases, including management of fungal infections, HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, travel and tropical diseases, tuberculosis, and parasitic infections. It has a strong focus on links with public health and optimisation of antibiotic use.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Research Nurse to assist in the running of clinical trials and clinical research projects. The position is for 12 months, renewable subject to availability of research funding.


Remuneration will be in accordance with Research Nurse Award Grade 3A or 3B depending on clinical research experiences.


Your Opportunity:

  • Coordinate and facilitate various pharmaceutical-company sponsored clinical trials and clinical research projects, in infectious diseases being conducted by The Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Victorian Infectious Diseases Service
  • Perform patient assessment, recruitment, sample and data collection and data management strictly in accordance with research protocol and maintaining confidentiality
  • Work collaboratively with team members, liaises with clinical trial sponsors to deliver professional services ensuring trial success
  • Assist in ethics and research governance submissions and reporting

About You:

  • Registered nurse with a current AHPRA registration
  • Experience in commercially-sponsored clinical trials, tissue/blood sample collections and processing, and clinical data collections and management
  • Experience in dealing with sponsoring pharmaceutical companies.
  • Experience in human research ethics, research governance submissions and reporting
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, while working independently
  • A thorough understanding of issues concerning patient confidentiality in infectious diseases


  • Current GCP training
  • Demonstrated excellence in infectious diseases patient management, organisation and communication


  • A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees
  • Salary packaging options available



Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au For further information, email joan.patterson@mh.org.au, or tseng.lau@mh.org.au

If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us.  We look forward to hearing from you.


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

Contact Person Dr Tseng Lau
Contact Number 0393428274
Alternate Contact Person Mrs Joanne Patterson
Alternate Contact Number 0393422181
Closing Date 21/08/2019
Position Description
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