From the legacy of legendary heart transplant surgeon Victor Chang, the Institute’s team has rapidly pioneered research with a shared and life changing vision – to reduce the incidence, severity and impact of heart disease, still the leading cause of death and disability in our society.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to work one day per week as part of a research team investigating the genetic causes of inherited cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias, led by Prof Diane Fatkin.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Patient recruitment and family liaison
Collection of clinical and family history information, and database management
Assist in the clinical evaluation and counselling of, as well as the provision of genetic results to, patients and their families
Liaison with laboratory scientists and coordination of biological sample collection
The role is part-time, one day per week with flexible hours.
The successful applicant will be highly motivated and capable of independent work as well as performing well in a team. Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are required.
Experience as a clinical study coordinator and/or genetics counseling and a familiarity with laboratory research would be an advantage.
We would like to meet you if you have:
The ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with patients and families
Experience in clinical study coordination
Excellent attention to detail and time management skills
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office and familiarity with web searching, and literature and database searches
Skills in using/accessing genetic databases and other databases for management of data collection
An undergraduate degree or post graduate qualification in science, nursing or genetic counselling or a Part I certification in Genetics Counselling from Human Genetics Society of Australasia will be highly regarded
What we offer:
State of the art facilities
Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
Collaborative team environment
We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.
Come and work with us & help make a difference.
How to apply:
To apply please send a cover letter, your CV, selection criteria responses (max 3 pages) and details of three referees to email@example.com.
Applications close on 30 June 2021.
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