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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17869
Position Title Research Officer
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Entity St Vincent's Health Network
Geographical Location Darlinghurst
Award Classification Health Managers (State) Award - Health Mgr Lvl 2
Salary
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Position Title: Research Officer

Employment Type: Full Time Fixed Term

Hours per week: 38

Position Grade: Health Manager Level 2

Salary: $93,099 - $110, 422

Enterprise Agreement The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Health Employees Agreement 2009

Department Name:

St Vincent’s Hospital Research Office, St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research

 

Position Summary:

A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated individual with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care. The successful applicant(s) will be expected to be able to:

 

  • Assist in the management of all aspects of the scientific and ethical review of research involving human subjects in accordance with the NHMRC National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and NSW Health Policies and Guidelines.
  • Undertake comprehensive reviews of all research governance activities such as Site Specific Applications (SSAs) and other research related contracts such as Clinical Trial Research Agreements.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the review and approval of all research activities across the St Vincent's Research Precinct to ensure compliance with the relevant Hospital & Institutional policies and procedures, NSW Health Directives and other relevant State and Federal guidelines, regulations and legislation

 

The Research Officer (RO) is a key position within the Research Office and is responsible for undertaking comprehensive reviews of all research submissions to the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), Site Specific Applications (SSAs) and other research related contracts such as Clinical Trial Agreements.  The RO assists in the administration of the business of Human Research Ethics Committee and will be closely involved in the ongoing implementation of the new Research Ethics and Governance Information System (REGIS) in the next 6-12 months.  The RO is also involved in research study data management and the collection of research metrics required by St Vincent’s Hospital and the NSW Ministry of Health. 

 

The RO will provide leadership and high quality advice and services to facilitate the efficient review, approval, monitoring, reporting and administration of research conducted within St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney and across the St Vincent’s Research Precinct to ensure compliance with the relevant Hospital & Institutional policies and procedures, NSW Health Directives and other relevant State and Federal guidelines, regulations and legislation. In addition, the RO will assist in the implementation and management of policies, procedures and processes which support best practice in research ethics and governance.  The St Vincent’s Hospital Research Office is a busy environment with a high volume of work and competing demands. The role of RO is suited to an individual who is self-motivated with the ability to prioritise a significant workload, a confident and clear communicator (written and oral) and operates well in team environment.

 

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

 

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2011_005. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

 

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney has an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) approved salary packaging scheme in place to increase the take home pay of staff. For information about the scheme go to https://www.smartsalary.com.au/

 

Application Instructions:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.

 

When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.

 

Selection Criteria

  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, demonstrated equivalent or considerable experience in a relevant field.
  • Experience in research project management, including experience with submission of clinical research projects including an understanding of issues relating to university and hospital research environment and processes.
  • Understanding of the legislation, codes and guidelines relevant to clinical and research ethics and governance, and in particular the NHMRC National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, relevant privacy acts and guidelines, the Human Tissue Act, and the Therapeutic Goods Act as it relates to use of medications in human research.
  • Ability to be adaptable and prioritise workload in order to meet strict deadlines, be solution-driven, lead change and influence people, and work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Experience in using office computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets and other ERP systems.
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs of the Research Office.
  • Demonstrated highly effective communication, interpersonal, team development, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

 

An example on how to address the selection criteria is provided in the link below in order to assist you with completing your application.

 

Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled.

 

**Please note the advert closes 24th July 2018 11:59 pm despite the below date stating 23rd July 2018**

 

For further information and to submit an application please go to














  • https://svha.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SVHA_Sydney_Public/job/Darlinghurst-Sydney/Research-Officer_JR103338-1










 




Applications close at 11:45pm on 23rd July 2018


 


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Selection Criteria Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia

Appropriate tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline, demonstrated equivalent or considerable experience in a relevant field.

Experience in research project management, including experience with submission of clinical research projects including an understanding of issues relating to university and hospital research environment and processes.

Understanding of the legislation, codes and guidelines relevant to clinical and research ethics and governance, and in particular the NHMRC National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, relevant privacy acts and guidelines, the Human Tissue Act, and the Therapeutic Goods Act as it relates to use of medications in human research.

Ability to be adaptable and prioritise workload in order to meet strict deadlines, be solution-driven, lead change and influence people, and work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.

Experience in using office computer applications, including word processing and spreadsheets and other ERP systems.

Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs of the Research Office.

Demonstrated highly effective communication, interpersonal, team development, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
Contact Person Pamela Blaikie
Contact Number 02 8382 4953
Contact Email pamela.blaikie@svha.org.au
Alternate Contact Person
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 24/07/2018
Additional Information (URL) https://svha.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SVHA_Sydney_Public/job/Darlinghurst-Sydney/Research-Officer_JR103338-1

Supporting Documents
Position Description
Application Guide