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Ethics and Governance Officer - Prince of Wales Hospital

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD)

Job Description

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 1st August 2021
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 1
Remuneration: $74,629.22 - $100,390.27 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ213152

To be considered for this position you must be an employee of NSW Health and its Affiliated Health Organisations.

Provide ethics and governance expertise so that research at SESLHD contributes to delivering exceptional care and creating healthier lives.

Where you'll be working
The Research Office is based at Randwick where major redevelopments are occurring to create a world class medical and health research and education hub.

What You'll Be Doing

The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

The Research Ethics and Governance Officer is responsible for undertaking comprehensive governance including Site Specific Assessment of all research activities and for providing ethics review and secretariat support to the SESLHD Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC). SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Selection Criteria
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent experience in a previous research ethics or governance role.
  • Demonstrated broad understanding of the health and medical research environment in NSW and Australia.
  • Sound understanding of legislation, codes and guidelines relevant to research ethics and governance, in particular the NHMRC National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007), the Privacy Act (1988) and supplementary guidelines, the Human Tissue Act (1983) and the Therapeutic Goods Act (1989).
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret legal documents and draft complex documents related to research activities.
  • High level understanding of university, hospital and government research environments and processes.
  • Highly developed and effective communication, interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload to meet conflicting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience in using Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel and Publisher), online databases for research data management and web-based applications.

Need more information?
  • Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  • Find out more about applying for this position
  • For role related queries or questions contact Olivia Szeto on or 9382 3587

    Applications Close: Sunday 28th February 2021