Clincal Trial Nurse

Sydney, Australia
$78,077 - $87,420 + 17% superannuation
17 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
22 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
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About the opportunity

The Faculty of Medicine and Health's Research Support Team at the University of Sydney are seeking a registered nurse to attend and support the conduct of clinical trials. As a Clinical Trial Nurse , you will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator, and be the critical contact person for the day-to-day conduct of the study, and be present at all participant visits. You will oversee and advocate for all the participants and families in the study, ensuring their safety. The Clinical Trial Nurse assists with participant recruitment, ethics application processes, and adverse event reporting.

You must be a registered nurse, and be present at all sites.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Oversee and support participants and families in the study, ensuring their safety and wellbeing
  • assist with participant recruitment, ethics application processes, and adverse event reporting
  • coordinate patients study visits and schedule study procedures according to protocol, and coordinate referrals to appropriate healthcare services resource for team members and patients
  • undertake appropriate clinical trial procedures in accordance with relevant ethics protocols, and assist with the preparation of material for submission to ethics committees and site governance when required.

About you

To be successful in this role, you:

  • Are a registered nurse with an applicable nursing registration
  • have a demonstrated awareness of the principles of confidentiality, privacy, and information handling
  • possess the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team, strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritise workload with competing priorities and sometimes limited supervision
  • are competent with critical assessment of vital signs, administration of medications including injections, performing ECGs and EEGs, venepuncture and cannulation, and assessing signs of clinical deterioration; as well as educating participants and families per study protocol
  • will have a good understanding of and be certified in ICH-GCP, or be willing to complete ICH-GCP certification.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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Monday 22 August 2022 11:59 PM