Clinical Trial Coordinator
- Full time (1 FTE)
- Fixed term contract (1 year)
- Respected global research organisation
- Make an impact on global health outcomes
The George Institute (TGI) is 700 people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
- Find better treatments for the world's biggest health problems
- Transform primary health care to support better health for more people
- Harness the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact. Please visit 'what we do' to read more about how we are addressing the world's biggest health problems.
The Academic Project Operations (APO) team works closely with our research team to ensure study aims are achieved. The team is primarily responsible for the set-up, conduct and overall delivery of a projects across all research programs in The Institute, according to best practice guidelines and research budgets.
This role is predominantly that of a Clinical Trial Coordinator with the Neurology Program working within TGI, and at the Royal Prince Alfred (RPAH) Neurology department. The position will involve the conduct of trial coordinator activities at a site level at both sites for two studies and will include assessing and following up trial participants, data entry, visit coordination for the participants and other trial protocol-related activities. The role may also involve assistance in conduct of multicentre trials within Sydney.
As the position will be partly based in a NSW Public Hospital successful applicants will be required to undergo checks such as the Australian National Criminal Record and Working With Children Checks and provide proof and/or obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment.
Please refer to the following NSW Government website for more information.
This position is primarily designed to assist the research team in the conduct of both clinical trials at TGI and RPAH. It may also support some other clinical trials conducted in the Sydney area.
This position will involve assessing and following trial participants and recording data relevant to the clinical trials. It will provide the opportunity for the successful candidate to gain or develop clinical trials experience.
Specific duties will include:
- Assisting in the implementation of clinical trials involving both in-patients and out-patients, incorporating data collection, record keeping and computerised data entry
- Screening for potential trial participants, coordinating study supplies and visits for the participants.
- Ensuring adherence to clinical trial protocols and support the clinical trials team in ensuring that trials are conducted and comply with all regulatory, state, national and internationally accepted guidelines for Good Clinical Practice in research (ICH GCP)
- Ensuring timely and accurate data collection and completion of case report forms relevant to clinical trials or research projects
- Assisting in liaising with monitors of clinical trials and be available for monitoring and/or auditing when required, with full patient documentation available
- Assisting in educating staff and participants regarding the designated clinical trial and procedures and relevant investigations associated with the designated clinical trial and to raise the profile of research throughout the facility.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
- Tertiary qualifications in nursing, health sciences or a related discipline
- Experience in clinical trial conduct at a site level
- Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, PowerPoint Outlook and Excel
- Demonstrated effective communication, time management, administrative and organisational skills
- Demonstrated understanding of data collection or willingness to learn
- Demonstrated resourcefulness, with ability to influence others to achieve common goals
- Ability to work well autonomously, with demonstrated ability to collaborate in small teams or with a wide range of varying stakeholders
- Ability to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments
- Strong focus on producing the highest quality of work and on ensuring optimum accuracy of outputs
- Experience with neurological patients, tests and cognitive testing
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes.
The closing date for applications is Friday 12th February 2021. We do, however, reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
Our big and bold mission to improve the health of millions of people worldwide needs a diverse and innovative team to deliver it. So we foster a dynamic, inclusive and flexible workplace where each individual can bring their best selves to work.
Everyone is encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with a disability, LGBTIQ people and mature-aged adults.
Type of career: Jobs
City: Newtown, Sydney
Application close date: 12/02/2021