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Research/Administrative Assistant - Vitamin D study

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/12/2017

Job Category:

Science & Technology / Research & Development

Job description:

About QIMR Berghofer:

QIMR Berghofer is a world leading medical research institute focussed on Cancer, Infectious Diseases, Mental Health, and Chronic Disorders. Our researchers work closely with scientists, clinicians and other research institutes to translate discoveries into prevention strategies, new diagnostics and better treatments that save lives.

Role Purpose / Responsibilities:

In this role you will work within Australia's largest medical research study of vitamin D. You will predominantly be involved in telephoning participants to ensure return of surveys and blood samples, performing telephone interviews, assisting with adverse event reporting by obtaining detailed health information as required, and answering the trial help line. You may also be required to provide administrative support, such as preparing envelopes for mail-outs and filing returned study documents.

About you:

To be successful in this role it is desirable that you have a bachelor level qualification in science or another related field, or equivalent employment experience, coupled with extremely good inter-personal skills, including an excellent telephone manner. You will be somebody with a very high attention to detail and the ability to follow processes. Ideally you will be able to work flexible hours, have experience working in the medical research field and a working knowledge of Microsoft Access.

What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Bonus Superannuation
  • State of the art facilities
  • Stimulating work setting focused on cutting edge medical research
  • Supportive/collaborative team environment