Project Manager (Clinical Trial Services) – HIRAID Aged Care

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime


  • Full-time for 12 months or part-time equivalent fixed-term positions available – Westmead

  • Be a part of an integrated program of clinical and applied behaviour change research solving real world problems in the safety and quality of healthcare.

  • Base Salary starting from $117,116-$132,079 + 17% superannuation (HEO 8)

About the opportunity

This role will assist in the overall management, development, implementation and evaluation of the HIRAID® Aged Care clinical trial. They will oversee the delivery of the intervention and education materials to registered nursing (RN) staff across multiple partnering residential aged care homes (RACH) across Sydney.

The role will be responsible for the effective implementation of  HIRAID® Aged Care across our partner RACHs by providing on-the-ground operational support, education and training, consulting with stakeholders and identifying and developing solutions to issues that arise. This will involve working closely with the residential aged care partners, nursing and medical staff, as well as residents and their caregivers, to complete a range of research activities, such as data collection, participant consent, documentation auditing and the assessment of implementation fidelity.

This role will be located principally within the Sydney Infection Diseases Institute at the University of Sydney’s Western Sydney Local Health District brand new K-Block Precinct at Westmead Hospital, and at the University’s Camperdown Campus from time-to-time. The incumbents will be required to travel to trial sites across Western Sydney Local Health District and other NSW areas.

About you

  • hold postgraduate qualifications in a relevant field, such as in nursing, healthcare services and/or aged care

  • Current AHPRA Registered Nurse

  • have clinical expertise and leadership skills in healthcare settings, in particular aged care, and an ability to work collaboratively therein

  • be able to develop, implement and evaluate specialty education programs for aged care nursing staff.

  • implement changes and develop direction in clinical practice by the initiation, utilisation, and review of evidence-based research.

  • demonstrate highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills – computer literacy and familiarity with aged care clinical programs.

  • understand data collection and knowledge of the clinical and administrative systems including competency in the use of contemporary information systems.

  • have at least 5 years’ full time equivalent professional experience in relevant areas.

  • experience in education and training.

  • experience with contributing to strategic and clinical service planning and the management of organisational and cultural change.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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 reasons for 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.

A current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (Nurse) is a requirement for this position.

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 including those required to become a Contingent Worker within NSW Health. 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 that 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

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Sunday 21 April 2024 11:59 PM

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