Research Nurse Coordinator
Neurogenetics Research Unit, Te Toka Tumai Auckland
Part-time (0.4 FTE) Senior Nurse role
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking a Research Nurse Coordinator with strong leadership and advanced nursing skills to run Neurogenetic trials in the Neurology Department at Auckland City Hospital Te Whatu Ora - Te Toka Tūmai. The Research Nurse Coordinator will initially lead the day-to-day work in our existing Huntington’s disease studies but, with the rest of the team, will facilitate and coordinate the establishment of new clinical trials for people with Huntington’s disease and other Neurogenetic conditions. The Research Coordinator will be responsible for the overall organisation, planning and implementation of Neurogenetic clinical trials based within the department. Applying your expert knowledge and experience, you will co-ordinate the delivery of clinical trial interventions and procedures which may require working with other departments in the hospital. You will need to work autonomously, but will be part of a research team and supportive senior nursing team committed to effective/evidenced based research practice.
The Research Nurse Coordinator acts as a resource for clinical personnel and participants by providing information concerning current and future studies, and is responsible for ensuring the primary principles of Good Clinical Practice are adhered to.
For all aspects of this role and experience/knowledge required please see the position description.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
As the ideal candidate for this role you will:
- Be a registered nurse with a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)
- Have current Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certification
- Have extensive work experience in running clinical trials from set up through to completion.
- Be committed to equity principles.
- Be highly self-motivated.
- Have a personal commitment to on-going learning especially in the Neurogenetic pace
- Have knowledge of quality improvement processes and principles
- Have previous experience with PowerPoint, Word, Excel and database entry
Have a post graduate qualification.
- Be familiar with working in Te Whatu Ora
- Have previous experience in REDCap database design, data input, and report generation
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: 27th Feb 24 at 11:59 pm (New Zealand standard time). We expect interviews to take place during February and March 2024.
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Michelle Kanth - Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or Phone number to discuss how we can best support your application.
This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
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