Overview

MIA

The Melanoma Institute (MIA) is an independent, non - profit organisation located in North Sydney.

The Institute is formally affiliated with the University of Sydney and collaborates with individuals at St Vincent’s and Mater Health, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and at the University of Sydney to improve the outcome of patients with melanoma. Each year around 1,200 new melanoma patients are referred to the Institute and approximately 12,000 follow-ups occur.  Indeed it has become a major referral centre for melanoma patients in NSW and overseas.

The Institute is seeking an experienced Clinical Trials Research Officer to coordinate all aspects of the conduct of designated melanoma clinical trials; to comply with state, national and international regulations and to ensure the rights, safety, and well-being of trial participants are protected and the trial data are credible.

The Clinical Trials Research Officer is integral in delivering clinical trials service to our patients and investigative stakeholders. This role will ensure the day-to-day running of delegated clinical trials in a manner that supports investigators, clinicians, patients and coordinators. There is an expectation that in addition to delegated clinical trials, Officers work collegially within the group and provide support to all team members on trials outside of their own ‘portfolio’ of work.  The Clinical Research Officer position will cover clinic hours which at times may fall outside of standard business hours.

A confident communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills, you will assist, and liaise closely with, a diverse group of patients, doctors, and key staff across MIA. Due to the nature of the trials, it is essential that you can work efficiently and effectively, and demonstrate excellent time management skills, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to exercise initiative. Your gentle, supportive and empathetic approach, together with your patience and ability to listen to patients, will be imperative.

  • To succeed, preference will be given to being an Registered Nurse with clinical trials experience or tertiary qualification in a health related field.
  • Demonstrated clinical experience looking after patients in a healthcare setting is essential. Experience in an oncology care setting and ability to perform venipuncture is desirable.
  • Excellent administrative skills, attention to detail, patient care coordination and a sound understanding of medical records will be essential, as will strong computer skills in MS Office applications, particularly in Excel and email.
  • Equally important will be your knowledge of the regulatory legislation surrounding clinical trials, ICH-GCP and associated protocols. You will be expected to travel across multiple sites as required.

This is an outstanding opportunity to further your career and develop your skills in a globally recognised institution. You will enjoy achieving outcomes across all stages of the clinical trials, and will find great satisfaction in supporting cancer patients, and the treatment of Melanoma cancer.

Only applicants with full working rights within Australia should apply. 

Our working week is 38 hours so those on student visas need not apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

careers@melanoma.org.au