Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

A Research Nurse - Sexual Health position is available.  It is fixed term until May 2022, full-time (80 hours per fortnight) with ADO.

DEPARTMENT:

Services provided by Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC) include screening, testing, counselling, information, referral, health education and clinical management of STIs including HIV treatment and prevention. The Centre is a leading facility in sexual health research. MSHC employs approximately 95 staff, comprising Administrative Staff, Counsellors, Medical Officers, Nurses, Pharmacists, Laboratory Scientists and Researchers. Research Nurses at MSHC play an important role in developing and supporting research projects undertaken at the centre.

Further information about MSHC is available at www.mshc.org.au  

POSITION:

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic level 2 (GR3B) research nurse to work on a variety of investigator initiated, collaborative group and pharmaceutical sponsored projects in sexual health that are currently underway along with future projects over the next 12 months.  The position will involve working with the senior research nurses and will provide an opportunity to work as part of a collaborative research group consisting of researchers from MSHC and Monash University. The appointee will be responsible for setting up the logistical aspects of research project(s) and for the management of their day-to-day operations under the guidance and supervision of the investigators and research nurse co-ordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in sexual health and/or research nursing
  • Experience in undertaking STI/HIV testing
  • Ability to respond in a non-judgmental and sensitive manner to a diverse client group
  • The successful applicant will meet the requirements of the position description, hold a current registration with AHPRA as Registered Nurse Division 1 for at least 5 years and have experience of working in sexual health and/or a research setting.

BENEFITS:

  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Ria Fortune rfortune@mshc.org.au 9341 6200.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

For further information to to apply - https://www.livehire.com/careers/alfredhealth/job/33795/8XAI119ZS/research-nurse-sexual-health