Project Officer

Employer
University of Technology Sydney
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
$72,492 to $82,931
Posted
Jun 03, 2021
Closes
Jun 23, 2021
Ref
168498
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Part Time
Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by QS Top 50 Under 50 rankings as Australia's top young university, and located centrally in one of the world's most liveable cities. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.

Detailed Description

About Us

The Faculty of Health offers innovative, practice-based education and high-impact research that focuses on improving health outcomes in both local and global communities. In 2021 UTS was ranked first in Australia for the fifth year running and 11th in the world for Nursing and Midwifery, according to the latest QS World rankings by subject. These results are based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact.

About the Role

We are currently seeking to recruit a Project Officer to work with clinical and academic healthcare professional staff supporting the development and evaluation of Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention (ORP) Services at clinical sites in Sydney, delivered through the Medical Research Futures Funded project. The project itself brings together a team of nine Chief and twelve Associate Investigators, from four clinical and one policy unit of NSW Health, six academic institutions, and representatives from a Primary Health Network and consumer organisation.

Working closely with the Project Coordinator, Site Leads and Site Steering Group members, the ORP Project Officers will support delivery of project activities at their assigned clinical site (Prince of Wales Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital, Liverpool Hospital or Royal North Shore Hospital) and provide a degree of cross-cover across sites as required. Liaising with the Site Steering Groups, the position will play a key role in supporting development and roll-out of local implementation strategies; will recruit and collect data for the local evaluation components through audit, interviews and focus groups; will contribute to data entry, reports and publications.

About you

You will have project management experience, working in an acute healthcare environment. A good team player, you will be accustomed to working with diverse groups from a range of professional backgrounds. You will be comfortable in both clinical and academic environments. To be successful in this role, you will also have:
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the acute service healthcare environment
  • Working knowledge of good clinical practice in research
  • Working knowledge and experience of behaviour change/ change management processes and practice
  • Ability to conduct basic descriptive statistical and qualitative analysis to inform recommendations for planning purposes
  • Proven ability to work with attention to detail and limited supervision
  • Demonstrated strong organisational skills and ability to manage various tasks and goals within deadlines
  • An undergraduate qualification or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education in a health-related field.

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