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Reference Number 55331
Position Title Clinical Research Informatics Officer - Intensive Care Unit
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Admin Officers [10]
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Clinical Research Informatics Officer – Intensive Care Unit

  • Full Time Fixed Term (24 months)
  • Varied clinical research informatics role
  • Work with one of the most productive clinical research groups in the county and an internationally recognised research team!

The Royal Melbourne Hospital


As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  


Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.


Your new team

  • The ICU Research Team participates in a large number of local and Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group (ANZICS-CTG) endorsed trials
  • Staff co-authored > 150 peer reviewed publications during 2018, including publications in high impact journals (e.g. four manuscripts in the New England Journal of Medicine, one in JAMA and one in Lancet Respiratory Medicine)
  • Clinical research at Melbourne Health is embedded within the ICU, which provides high quality and multi-disciplinary care and is a recognised leader in the provision of tertiary/quaternary level care to critically ill patients
  • The ICU relocated to a new 32 bed facility in May/2016.  Currently the ICU admits more than 2500 patients per year with a diverse range of conditions
  • The Parkville Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is a world-class system shared by RMH, The Royal Women’s Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Children’s Hospital to support high-quality, seamless healthcare in Parkville and improve health outcomes for Victorians.
  • Implemented in August 2020, the EMR is used by more than 15,000 clinicians and staff across the four health services and is delivered in partnership with Epic, a global leader in health information technology

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Optimise the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) electronic medical record (EMR) to allow identification and then randomisation of eligible patients into approved trials.
  • Work with the ICU research and EMR teams to facilitate the extraction of relevant data from patients that are participating in trials
  • Be responsible for responding to ad hoc training requirements and delivering education to support ongoing ICU research
  • Work collaboratively with the ICU Research Team, including the ICU Research Manager, Research Coordinators and Higher-Degree Research Students as directed by the Head of ICU Research.
  • Work closely with the EMR team as directed to the Head of ICU Research who may delegate responsibility to the EMR Director or Chief Medical Informatics Officer when the Officer is working in these areas

Your Contribution

  • Possess a Tertiary qualifications in a related field
  • A sound understanding of EMR functionality to support clinical research workflows
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Epic EMR environments and implementation process
  • Experience working in a tertiary hospital, healthcare operations or software deployment in healthcare
  • Ability to effectively engage clinicians conducting research
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and build strong relationships

Our Commitment to you


Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   


We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.


This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 


The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


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.

Contact Person Adam Deane
Contact Number 93429253
Alternate Contact Person Deborah Barge
Alternate Contact Number 93429235
Closing Date 01/02/2021
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