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Team Leader (Cancer Services) and Senior Clinical Trials Nurse (Haematology) 

Northern HealthVictoria 
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 unit
Cancer 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 role
This 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.

 Key accountablities

  1. To provide expert clinical trials leadership, mentorship and support to the trials team
  2. To effectively manage clinical research trials and deliver on key performance indicators and budget
  3. Ensure quality data and patient safety at all times
  4. Undertake and / or participate in professional development and education
  5. To function as an integral member of the clinical research team
  6. Provides support to Northern Health Manager, Clinical Trials

 Selection criteria

  1. Current registration with the Nurses Board of Victoria (AHPRHA) as a Division 1 nurse
  2. Extensive clinical trials experience
  3. Experience in managing commercially sponsored trials
  4. Extensive medical oncology and haematology experience
  5. Post graduate qualifications in Cancer nursing
  6. Proven working knowledge of ICH GCP, current NH&MRC clinical trials policies and international regulatory and research governance requirements (FDA and EMA regulations and trial directives)
  7. Demonstrated interest in leading, managing and mentoring clinical trials staff

For further information, please contact:

Maria Tucker, Divisional Director, Nursing, Cancer Services  0418 568 702  Maria.tucker@nh.org.au


Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
145 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 02 8097 8114


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