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Research Fellow - Emergency Department

St Vincent's Hospital

  • Fitzroy location
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Part time, fixed term position for 12 months (0.2 FTE)

About the Role
You are responsible for the coordination and development of the EPICentre’s research activities across SVHM and other health services and universities. It is a position of leadership which requires the incumbent to work both independently and in close association with the Director of Emergency Medicine Research to achieve the strategic goals of the EPICentre and the Department of Emergency Medicine. The research fellow will work closely with the EPICentre team to achieve high quality researches for the department and secure external funding and grants to support the ongoing business of the department.

  • Identify and discuss opportunities, needs and directions for research and evaluation with collaborators and clinicians in the ED.
  • Facilitate collaboration and effective communication between internal and external stakeholders (eg, Research staff, Universities, medical and surgical specialities, Masters and PhD students, external agencies)
  • Monitor the progress and ongoing implementation and evaluation of research projects conducted by the EPICentre or in liaison with the EPICentre and ED
  • Identify, coordinate, and circulate information regarding new research initiatives and funding opportunities

The classification for this position will HS4 ($83,657 per annum) pro rata.

Your Contribution

  • Relevant undergraduate degree in the Health Sciences or a related discipline
  • Experience in the emergency medicine environment
  • Experience with research submissions and publication
  • Demonstrated experience for identifying, developing and conducting research in an acute health care setting
  • Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain

What we offer

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Staff Health Centre
  • CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement

About the Emergency Practice Innovation Centre
The Emergency Practice Innovation Centre (EPICentre) is the research unit of the Department of Emergency Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. The EPICentre supports emergency staff and clinicians in conducting clinical and non-clinical research, quality improvement and auditing related to emergency medicine, in particular critical care, complex and marginalised patients, alcohol and drug related issues, indigenous health, homelessness, emergency department (ED) processes and equity in emergency care.

Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.


Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

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AdministrationSt Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR119218
Classification Administration
Sub Classification Other
Job Type Contract/Part-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 15-10-2021

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