UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY Clinical Research Nurse Job


  • Support clinical trials focused on motor neuron disease
  • Full-time CDD until May 2023
  • Base salary $91,944 to $98,796 + Super 17%

About the Opportunity

Like a Clinical Research Nurse You will work under the guidance of Professor Matthew Kiernan and his team who are at the forefront of innovative research in motor neurone disease.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • supervising and supporting participants and their caregivers in the study, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • assist with participant recruitment, adverse event reporting, data management and ethics application process as needed
  • coordinate patient study visits and plan study procedures according to protocol
  • assist in the preparation of material for submission to ethics committees and site governance, as appropriate
  • assist the MND Clinic team with clinical assessments, coordinate referrals to appropriate health services resources and administrative tasks as needed.

About you

  • you are a registered nurse with an applicable nursing registration
  • have a demonstrated knowledge of confidentiality, privacy and information handling principles
  • are proficient in critically appraising vital signs, administering medications including injections, performing ECGs, venipuncture and cannulation, and assessing signs of clinical deterioration
  • possess strong attention to detail, be proficient in maintaining accurate records, and have experience with electronic data entry systems such as EMR

To keep our community safe, please review our COVID Safety Precautions which constitute our entry requirements for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Australian temporary residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed-term contract for the duration of their visa, depending on hiring area and position requirements.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of any required pre-employment or background checks on terms satisfactory to the University. Likewise, your continued employment is conditional on your satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary action, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is mandatory to complete the mandatory employment checks before commencing in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health Job Requirements

This position is designated as involving work related to children. To undertake or retain this position, you must apply and obtain a Working with Children Check Permission in accordance with Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO declaration

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 larger community we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase the participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all walks of life.

How to register

Applications (including a cover letter, CV and any additional supporting documents) can be submitted through the Apply button at the top of the page.

If you are a current University employee or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please log in to your Working day account and navigate to the Career icon on your dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable accommodation or support in completing this application, please contact Nicole Cunningham, Recruitment Operations, by email at [email protected] to

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Friday, July 22, 2022 11:59 PM

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