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Clinical Research Assistant (Technical Assistant) New South Wales

St Vincent's Health Australia

St Vincent's Health Australia New South Wales Australia

3 months ago

Job Description:

Position Title: Clinical Research Assistant (Technical Assistant)

Employment Type: Maximum Term (3 years), Part-Time

Hours per week: 32

Position Grade: Technical Assistant Grade 2

Salary: $56,294.42 - $58,584.53 (pro-rata) per annum

Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Health Employees Agreement 2019

Department Name: St Vincent's Centre for Applied Medical Research, Clinical Research Program Translational Research Centre

About us:

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing health services to our community. Guided by our values of compassion, excellence, integrity and justice, we promote a culture of diversity and inclusion and empower our people to learn, grow and innovate.

Benefits of working at St Vincent’s include:
• Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
• Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
•... Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
• Career development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network
• Employee Assistance Program
• Work/Life balance

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team leading our approach to the provision of quality care to clients of the Centre for Applied Medical Research (AMR) providing patient-focused pathology collection for participants enrolled in clinical trials and a range of associated clinical trials support activities.

Our Culture:

St Vincent's is committed to employing a workforce that reflects the community we care for. We strongly encourage applications from people that are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally diverse, sexuality or gender diverse and/or living with disability.

Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - NSW Health Policy Directive (PD2022_030). Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with this policy directive.

About you:

We are seeking a skilled and energetic Technical Assistant who possess a passion for person centred care. We welcome applications from people who are qualified and experienced Pathology Collectors who are customer focused, interested, possess effective communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.

Application Instructions:

To have you application considered you are required to upload a current CV/Resume as well as a separate cover letter/document addressing the ‘Selection Criteria’ as below. Internal applicants i.e. current employees of St Vincent’s Hospital or an entity of SVHA are required to apply via their Workday account.

Selection Criteria:
• Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia
• Hold Certificate III Pathology Collections qualifications with previous experience with venepuncture and associated pathology processes.
• Demonstrated customer focus, including thee ability to communicate effectively with patients, clinical and support staff.
• Must be a cohesive and contributing member of the team and display positive attitudes towards achieving outcomes.
• Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and to maintain high quality work output under pressure.
• Meticulous attention to detail and data entry accuracy.

An example on how to address and upload selection criteria is provided in the attachment below in order to assist you with completing your application.

Please ensure you review the instructions on how to upload this document as applicants that do not address the selection criteria may have their application automatically culled.

Applications Close: 10 March 2023.

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:

Review the following documents:

Position Description

How to upload and address the selection criteria

Job Demands Checklist and Health Declaration Form

Contact Details:

Lyndel Hewitt, Clinical Research Manager, 02 8382 4990, [email protected]

Alternate Contact:

Hilary Higgins, 8382 4900, [email protected]

Closing Date:

10 March 2023 11:59pm

Reconciliation Action Plan:

At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

For further information, visit or get in contact at [email protected]

View Reconciliation Action Plan

Code of Conduct:

View Code of Conduct
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