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ANZDATA Research Assistant - Registry Based Trials

Posted date: 16 / 11 / 2022

Important information

  • Reference SAHMRI549
  • Employment type CA - Casual
  • Location Victoria
  • Applications close Thursday, 01 Dec 2022
  • Contact kelly@anzdata.org.au
Apply now


Casual Contract

  • Exciting opportunity to support clinical trials
  • Victoria based position with requirement to work remotely
  • Excellent remuneration package, including salary packaging

At the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), we are committed to achieving innovative, ground-breaking health and medical research that fundamentally improves the quality of life for all people.

The purpose of this role is to assist with the conduct of clinical trials within Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Association Registry (ANZDATA) to a high standard of quality and in accordance with relevant regulations and guidelines. Reporting to the Registry General Manager, the position will also work closely with all team members within ANZDATA and other staff members of the Symptom monitoring With Feedback Trial (SWIFT) for patient reported outcomes and relevant study site/s. The role will also interact with a range of external stakeholders including study participants, health professionals, internal and external investigators, study researchers and clinical staff and allied healthcare workers. This position is based in Victoria and will be required to work remotely.

About the role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Visiting participating study sites across Victoria, both metro and regional
  • Support Clinical staff with the collection and record data from participants and source documents for entry into web-based data management systems.
  • Always maintain confidentiality and good working relationships with study participants, research and medical staff and other external stakeholders
  • Engage in regular phone and email updates with Study Site contacts, Clinicians, the Clinical Trial Coordinator and Registry Manager
  • Liaise with health professional, internal and external investigators, study researchers and clinical staff.
  • Undertake administrative tasks to facilitate the conduct of clinical trials
  • Conduct the Clinical trial/s in accordance with study protocol, Good Clinical Practice guidelines (GCP) and HREC
  • Adhere to project timelines


About You

The successful candidate will possess the following key attributes:

  • Degree in Science or Health care disciple is desirable or studying towards
  • Good Clinical Practice Certification or ability to undertake
  • Understanding of Australian hospital systems and experience in working in a hospital setting, including ability to understand the implications of conducting research within this setting
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills, exhibiting a caring, empathetic and positive attitude in all interactions with site and participants
  • Intermediate skill level for use and troubleshooting web-based data collection
  • Ability to maintain and understand the importance of confidentiality and privacy at all times
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills including the ability to prioritise work and work independently as appropriate


Special Requirements

  • Some out of hours’ work may be required.
  • Adherence to Victorian Health site specific COVID policies
  • Travel may be required at short notice
  • Own vehicle essential


Everything we do is underpinned by our core values and our institute is dedicated to grow a culture that pursues, enables and demands research excellence. We are proud of the work we do and work hard as a team to make a positive difference to the community.  Our values of excellence, innovation, courage, integrity and teamwork are what help us achieve our goals. If these are also your values and goals, apply today.

As a not-for-profit organisation, SAHMRI employees can access salary packaging options up to $15,900. Salary packaging lets you pay for things like the everyday costs of living with money from your salary before tax. This reduces your taxable income, meaning you could pay less tax and take home more of what you earn. For more information on salary packaging please see the Maxxia website.

For a copy of the position description, please click here.

For more information, please contact Kelly Marshall at kelly@anzdata.org.au


Applications close: 11:29pm ACDT Wednesday 30 November


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

SAHMRI is a member of the Athena SWAN Science in Australia Gender Equity program. We have been awarded Bronze status for our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEMM.

Applications close Thursday, 01 Dec 2022

Contact kelly@anzdata.org.au

Apply now

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