Northern Health. Victoria
Full time or part time or job-share
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An exciting opportunity exists for a Team Leader and Senior Clinical Trials Coordinator (Registered Nurse) to join our Cancer Services Clinical Trials team at Northern Health. We are seeking a full time employee, however, part time or job-share arrangements will be considered.
About our clinical trials unitCancer Services is a new Division at Northern Health, with a rapidly growing demand for both haematology and oncology services due to an expanding patient population and increasing workforce capabilities. Access to clinical trials for malignant haematology patients remains an important standard of care requirement and forms a critical component of Northern Health's Cancer Services growth strategy. To this end, we seek the appointment of a Team leader to manage a team of clinical trials nurses coordinating haematology and oncology trials. This full time role will also manage a small portfolio of haematology trials.
About the roleThis role will be responsible for set up, review and oversight of Northern Health Cancer Services clinical trials, mentoring of junior staff within the team and for the conduct of a small trials portfolio.
For further information, please contact:
Maria Tucker, Divisional Director, Nursing, Cancer Services 0418 568 702 Maria.email@example.com
Invitation to nurses to participate in Nurse PhD research study
to explore the influence of body temperature on the initiation of clinical practice guidelines for neutropenic sepsis in haematology oncology patients
We are sending this invitation on behalf of Christine Mackey, a PhD candidate, who is undertaking a research study to explore the influence of body temperature on the initiation of clinical practice guidelines for neutropenic sepsis. The study meets our criteria and we have confirmation it has ethical approval. The decision to participate in this study is completely voluntary and participants are able to withdraw at any time. The organisation will have no knowledge of who has, or has not, participated. Please direct any queries to the researcher and not the organisation.
The Principle investigator is Christine Mackey, a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in cancer /haematology nursing currently undertaking a PhD at Edith Cowan University. The study: ‘What is the influence of body temperature on the initiation of clinical practice guidelines for neutropenic sepsis in haematology oncology patients/: A patient and nurse perspective’. Edith Cowan University Ethics approval number: 2019-00831-MACKEY
The study will include 2 groups of nurses, haematology nurses and emergency nurses. There are 2 phases to this study, an anonymous electronic self-administered questionnaire and an optional short 15-20 minute semi-structured telephone interview. You can choose to:-
If you would like to participate in the study please follow the link below for more information about the study (information letter) and click on the link for the Qualtrics electronic survey
The survey should take approximately 10 minutes of your time and includes multiple choice and matrix questions with the opportunity for free text.
The survey will be open for 3 weeks.
Thank you for your valuable time.
Christine Mackey, PhD Candidate:
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