Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Research Nurse – EOI

Expression of Interest (EOI)Based in Darwin | Travel to Remote CommunitiesFull Time (1.0 FTE) or Part Time (0.8 FTE), Fixed Term Contract ending December 2024, based in DarwinBase Salary $89,426 - $97,048 per annum pro rata (Total Renumeration Package $113,219 - $121,908 per annum pro rata)Are you an enthusiastic and motivated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Research Nurse who has experience working in either child health or within remote Indigenous community health environments, hospitals or health service settings? If this sounds like you, join our team to help make a difference.Be part of an exciting opportunity!Menzies School of Health Research is looking to engage an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Research Nurse to be part of a new, randomised controlled trial to assess whether an additional ear examination plus support from Aboriginal Ear Health Practitioners to the families of children admitted to Royal Darwin Hospital will improve health outcomes.The Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Research Nurse will work as part of the study team to conduct participant recruitment, ear examinations, clinical diagnosis and ear health management decisions whilst ensuring high quality health data collection.They will also be responsible for providing advice and education to the families of study participants, supporting them through the hospital discharge process. Additionally, the role will involve contact tracing of trial participants and conducting follow-up visits in community. They will be joining a friendly and supportive team, with training on study procedures and the opportunity to develop their research skills and knowledge.Please see the Position Description for a full list of responsibilities including a list of essential selection criteria.What you will bring to the roleAs an enthusiastic, qualified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Research Nurse, you will have a tertiary qualification in Nursing, plus experience working in either a hospital or community-based health service. In addition, you will have current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).This role requires good communication skills (both verbally and in writing), strong work ethic and problem-solving skills. You will have the ability to engage with Aboriginal people and people from diverse cultures as well as the ability to work collaboratively with health professionals and academic colleagues.Why MenziesMenzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses. If making a positive health impact in Australia and across our region excites and motivates you, join us as we continue to translate our research into effective programs and partnerships in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and find enduring solutions to health problems that matter.Benefits of working for MenziesLead change and help make a positive impactOption of increasing superannuation contribution to 14%15 days personal (sick) leaveBase salary of $89,426 - $97,048 per annum pro rata (total remuneration package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits of $113,219 - $121,908 per annum pro rata). This position will also receive $3,005 per annum pro rata for Indigenous Knowledge Allowance.If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:Dr. Joanne HowesClinical Trial CoordinatorChild Health DivisionVia email: joanne.howes@menzies.edu.au How to Apply:Please click on the 'Apply' button to submit your application.   Applicants are required to provide the following supporting documents:Updated resumeCover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant to this role and addressing your ability to fulfill the responsibilities and requirements of the positionAny other relevant supporting documentation     Closing date:  Sunday 29 January 2023Special Consideration:The position will only be open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and section 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1992 (NT) Applicants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate will be required to provide suitable evidence of vaccinations to Menzies Human Resources.For more information on how to apply for this position please visit: https://www.menzies.edu.au/page/Careers/Information_for_applicants/  To view a Position Description please click the below link Position Description ATSI Research Nurse 89000 AUD Darwin 0800