First listed on: 12 August 2018

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Canberra Hospital and Health Services
Clinical Trials Staff

Registered Nurse Level 2

Salary Range: $88,249 - $93,533  (PN: 33483, several)

ACT Health is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. ACT Health is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University. The Office of Research leads strategic development and management of ACT Health’s research, collaborating with clinical areas and academic institutions in the conduct and translation of research into practice.  Our vision is to have a world-class sustainable teaching and learning organisation that delivers cutting edge healthcare informed by research that maximises health outcomes for patients and communities.  With Academic Partners, underlying the direction are five key initiatives; effective translation from fundamental science to the clinic; grow, support and maintain the next generation of health and medical researchers; Innovation and improvement of the health system through high quality health service and clinical research; growing and unlocking the health opportunities with data science and improve the investment opportunities for ACT Health innovations.

Overview of the work area and position: The Haematology Clinical Trials Unit provides support for the conduct of clinical research at Canberra Hospital. The Unit currently has active trials in varying stages ranging from ethics submissions to trial close outs. The number of participants in each trial varies from approximately 1 to 20 participants. These trials are either Pharmaceutical Sponsored trials, Registries, Investigator Led trials or Collaborative Studies that are funded by grants such as the Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group (ALLG). The Clinical Trials Co-ordinators provide key support to and coordination of clinical research projects undertaken by the Haematology Clinical Trials Unit at Canberra Hospital and Immunology research projects undertaken by the Clinical Trials Unit. The projects will vary and may involve the evaluation of novel therapies in Phase 3, 2 and 1 Trials in the fields of malignant and benign Haematology. The main responsibilities of the Clinical Trials Coordinator will be to act as “key” person for all aspects of the planning, conduct, implementation, and management of a clinical trial including ethics and governance approvals, contractual and regulatory management in collaboration with other clinical trial staff. They will act as a contact person responsible for ensuring milestones are achieved and conduct of the trial is compliant with Good Clinical Practice. Their work is under the general direction of the Director of Haematology Clinical Trials, the Clinical Haematologists and the Clinical Trials Manager.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Mandatory: Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Desirable: Academic knowledge or practical experience of clinical trials coordination. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police check; comply with ACT Health Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).

Notes: There are several temporary positions available for a period of 12 months. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months.

Contact Officer: Karyn Ward (02) 6244 2313

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Applications Close: 23 August 2018

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