First listed on: 27 July 2022

CTHR Research Nurse 

Alfred Health

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.

  • Fixed term - 2 years
  • Part-Time - 48 hours per fortnight
  • Classification - Level 3 Research Nurse
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits

The Department

The Alfred Cardiothoracic Surgery service provides a broad range of highly specialised procedures including, cardiac and pulmonary transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and pulmonary endarterectomy. The Service is a leader in transplantation and sees a significant thoracic workload, providing services to both metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. In addition, the department consists of National and internationally recognised academics and operative surgeons, evidenced by publications and other scholarly achievements.

The Role

The Research Fellow will support key research projects within the Cardiothoracic & Transplantation Department, supporting senior staff, contributing and increasing annual research outputs. This addition to the department will facilitate the continued progression of work, assisting principal investigators to plan, initiate and conduct their research, further supporting the research department as required. This role will require the successful applicant to be comfortable approaching patients to discuss trial enrolment, telephone questionnaires, follow up data, including inperson visits when applicable. As one of Melbourne’s largest teaching hospitals, this position plays a vital role in expanding research activities, assisting the department toward academic objectives, improving our national and international research profile.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • A Masters or PhD in health sciences (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, etc.) or a related discipline
  • Clinical trial research experience.

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Staff parking
  • Onsite gym
  • Close to public transport and shops

For enquiries please contact Christina Kure Research Manager - Cardiothoracic Surgery & Transplantation on t +61 3 9076 3621 (leave a message and I will call you back) or

Applications close 11pm Sunday, 14th August 2022

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.



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