Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit Nurse

Melbourne, Australia
$89,182 p.a. plus 17% super (pro-rata for part-time)
02 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Part-time 0.5 FTE, Fixed Term until December 2023
Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences  
Department/School: Department of Radiology
Salary: UOM 6 – $89,182 –p.a. plus 17% super (pro-rata for part-time)

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Department of Radiology

The Department of Radiology within Melbourne Medical School undertakes research, postgraduate and undergraduate teaching within the University of Melbourne teaching hospitals.

Areas of special expertise include: neuro-interventional radiology, vascular and non-vascular intervention, hepatobiliary imaging and intervention, oncological diagnosis, trauma radiology, breast imaging, musculoskeletal imaging, as well as general and vascular ultrasounds.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced nurse who will assist the Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit (MBCIU) with the coordination, monitoring and care management of participants taking part in brain imaging research studies. The position will be located within the Melbourne Brain Centre at The University of Melbourne, Parkville.

The MBCIU includes a PET/CT scanner and a 7T MRI scanner, in a non-hospital environment. All imaging undertaken by the MBCIU is of a research nature; the MBCIU is a research platform undertaking high-level imaging for the purposes of providing service to research groups and other entities both internal and external to the University, as well as undertaking collaborative research projects with groups to drive innovative developments. The MBCIU is part of a coordinated National Imaging Facility with nodes across Australia dedicated to providing world-leading imaging capabilities to the Australian research community.

The MBCIU Nurse will work with a team of radiographers, technologists, physicists, engineers and clinician scientists, and will be responsible for the care and support of research participants throughout imaging procedures.

About You

You will be an experienced nurse with strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to relate effectively with a range of stakeholders. You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport with participants, across a diverse range of cultural groups. You will have a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as work in close cooperation with other members of a research team.

You will also have:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent degree with significant relevant experience and current APHRA registration. 
  • Current IV cannulation qualification.
  • Highly developed skills in time management, triage, planning, and organising own work.
  • Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations.
  • Not have any metallic implants that are contra-indicated to work in an MRI environment.

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at

Position Description:  0056662 PD_MBCIU_Nurse.pdf

Applications close: 16th August 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time