An opportunity to become part of a dynamic and friendly team, dedicated to improving Cardiac Surgery outcomes through research and quality improvement initiatives is available. In this role you will be responsible for coordinating internal and external research projects for the Cardiac and Thoracic Surgical Unit at Flinders Medical Centre in accordance with study protocols, ethics and governance requirements and Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and will have an active role in improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.
As the Clinical Trials Coordinator (Registered Nurse or Clinical Nurse Level) you will provide professional nursing services, particularly in relation to the professional coordination of assigned clinical trials and associated activities. In addition, you will coordinate patient recruitment functions, appointments and clinical follow up, and manage the collection of data and specimens, and the administration of trials.
To be successful in this exciting and rewarding position with the opportunity to make a difference to patient outcomes you will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. To be appointed at the RN2C (Clinical Nurse) level you must already be employed at that level and have recent demonstrated competence in an equivalent practice setting with at least three years, full time equivalent, post registration experience and experience in the leadership and direction of student nurses, enrolled nurses and less experienced registered nurses. You will be able to demonstrate competence in the relevant area of nursing practice in accordance with the appropriate standards of practice, preferably as a clinical research coordinator and coordinating professional projects and research activities, and contributing to the delivery of research planning, policy, reporting and quality management processes.
In addition, you will have experience in undertaking complex clinical trials data management functions, including coordinating or supporting the delivery of effective clinical research activities, and reviewing, developing and implementing changes to clinical work practices as well as a demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office applications and working with computerised statistical packages, preferably within a clinical or medical environment. You will have effective communication skills, including problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. With the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and prioritise workloads, you will be creative, innovative and flexible when approaching issues within a healthcare setting.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 30 August 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 696707