First listed on: 02 April 2024

Research and Education Data Manager


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 11/11/2024)
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $53.53 - $63.16 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ471310
Location: Westmead

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing
The Research and Education Network (REN) organises key services to sustain and grow research, education, innovation and commercialisation within WSLHD. REN supports research and education nurses, medical, allied and population health staff who conduct research. 

This position, based in REN will provide both advice and expertise in the development and implementation of databases for clinical research, education and REN operations. This will include maintenance of high-quality data through the effective management, system maintenance and reporting, data security and user support to meet the business needs of clinical researches and REN. The role will work specifically with the Neurology Department and Storr Liver Unit.

Benefits of working for Western Sydney Local Health District
  1. Paid Allocated Day Off (ADO) every month, in addition to your annual leave (For fulltime staff)
  2. Salary Packaging - lowers your taxable income and increases your take-home pay. (Applicable for eligible employees) 
  3. Meal entertainment lowers your taxable income and increases your take-home pay.  (Applicable for eligible employees)
  4. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) professional counselling and coaching service that offers confidential, short-term support for work-related and personal issues, which you and your immediate family can access
  5. Managers Support - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) professional consultative service for all managers, HR or senior staff that is confidential and unlimited for people management support
  6. Fitness Passport - permanent employees and their immediate family members can sign-up for this affordable membership which allows access to an extensive range of gyms, pools and fitness services from multiple providers across NSW, (not available for temp employees- remove if position temporary)
  7. Generous leave conditions in accordance with NSW Health (State) awards
  8. Recognition of prior relevant service may be considered toward commencing salary 
  9. Leave may be transferrable from other public sector agencies in accordance with leave mobility provisions
People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

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Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability.Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

Selection Criteria:
  1. Extensive demonstrated experience in creating databases within and using the REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) software.
  2. Demonstrated experience in or understanding of a clinical research environment with a good knowledge of the ethical principles of research, and the privacy and confidentiality associated with research databases.
  3. Demonstrated experience in database design, development and management, including the ability to adapt software systems, including the ability to implement processes to ensure the coordination of data management, data integrity and quality.
  4. Demonstrated high level computer literacy including expert skills associated with maintaining a large clinical database and handling substantial complex datasets, software validation, quality assurance and reporting.
  5. Effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, negotiation and facilitation skills to work with senior analysts and programmers in Digital health Services, Medical Records and the eMR programmers, database administrators and clinical researchers.
  6. Demonstrated experience with high level data validation and statistical analysis e.g. cataloguing, grouping, and analysis of statistics.
  7. Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to present information in a matter understood by both technical and non-technical audience.
  8. Demonstrated strong organisational skills, ability to manage competing priorities and be flexible to change and a proven ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
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Applications Close: 17th April 2024

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