Clinical Nurse (Clinical Research Coordinator) Research Unit, Townsville University Hospital Townsville Hospital and Health Service Research Unit are currently recruiting a temporary part-time role for a Clinical Nurse - Clinical Research Coordinator. The research relates - The Limit of Detection in the Emergency Department Trial (LEGEND). Job details Position status Fixed Term Temporary Position type Part-time Occupational group Health - Nursing Classification Nurse Grade 6 (1) Workplace Location Townsville region Job ad reference QLD/TV387576 Closing date 29-Sep-2021 Yearly salary Fortnightly salary Total remuneration Salary Other Job duration Commencing October up to 11 months (38 hr/pf) Contact person Dr Vinay Gangathimmaiah Contact details 0432 650 840 Access the National Relay Service The Townsville Hospital and Health Service Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people. We cover the continuum of healthcare services from advanced, highly specialised, tertiary-level healthcare at the main hospital to secondary and primary-level hospital and community healthcare across 20 facilities. The main facility is located adjacent to one of Queensland's leading tertiary institutions, James Cook University. The opportunity The key objectives of the Clinical Research Coordinator position are to gather high quality clinical research data and maintain optimum health care to research participants at the standard of practice, in accordance with the National Health Medical and Research Council, Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and the International Committee of Harmonisation. The incumbent will contribute to the research team lead by a nominated Principal Investigator, and to develop research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to a specific defined Townsville Hospital and Health Services Service Group. Role requirements * Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD): Health Care Workers in Queensland Health whose occupation poses a potential risk of exposure to blood or body fluids are required to provide evidence of vaccinations or proof that they are not susceptible (due to prior exposure to the disease and therefore have natural immunity) to the following VPD's Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Pertussis (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis containing vaccine) according to the Queensland Health Policy. * Nursing: Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager prior to commencement of clinical duties. * Mandatory: Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position. The ideal applicant will be someone who has proven ability and can demonstrate the following: * Demonstrated high-level skills and ability (strategic, research, conceptual and analytical) in the planning, coordination and delivery of the responsibilities associated with health and medical research. * Demonstrated knowledge in the management of issues relating to health and medical research and research governance. * Demonstrated knowledge across the legislative and regulatory guidelines related to research. * Demonstrated evidence of high level interpersonal skills, including high level written and oral communication skills, with the ability to consult and communicate with staff at all levels, with ability in negotiating and influencing. * Demonstrated high level ability to identify problems and opportunities within a complex environment, and identify solutions and strategies to meet them. Come work for Townsville HHS Townsville HHS vision is one of excellence; to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia. As an employer our goal is to be a GREAT PLACE TO WORK and we are committed to maintaining an exceptional workforce. Our proactive approach to fostering a workplace culture that values, supports and develops our workforce involves offering rewarding career progression to our existing employees and encouraging professional development through capability building and higher duties opportunities. Some additional benefits include: * Salary range $47.68 to $51.05 p.f. * 17.5% leave loading, * up to 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation * Salary packaging * Employee Assistance Program * Wellbeing initiatives and programs Why make the change? Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow. Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North. Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.