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Clinical Administrator (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

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Area:Faculty of Medicine
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 05 ($67,608.41 - $75,506.82)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: Herston

UQ Centre for Clinical Research

The University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) is a $70 million purpose-built facility sponsored by Atlantic Philanthropies, the Queensland Government (Smart State funding) and UQ. The building, completed in early 2008, is located at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital site at Herston, Brisbane. The RBWH is the largest teaching hospital in Australia and the site also houses a basic medical research institute (QIMR), and a significant Faculty of Medicine presence, including the Schools of Public Health. The UQCCR has capacity for 320 staff with affiliation guided by research strengths, assessed by defined research quality indicators. 
UQCCR’s mission is to improve health outcomes for individuals and populations based on rigorous, high quality clinical research. This is achieved by facilitating research and training, influencing patient care, and providing the translational linkages between basic and applied scientific research, the patient, and health outcomes. The current research themes are: Clinical Neuroscience; Pathology Test Development; and Infectious Diseases.

UQCCR is a University-level research Centre reporting to the Research Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. The centre’s postgraduate students are enrolled through partnering Schools.

About This Opportunity

Opportunity to support the operation of the clinical space located within the UQ Centre for Clinical Research. The role focuses on managing the patient administration, the administration of the clinical floor and the maintenance of the physical clinical infrastructure. The successful appointee will also be required to provide timely and accurate information to patients, clients and staff to facilitate excellent service delivery within the clinical setting.

This position is located at our Herston Campus, UQ’s core campus for clinical health teaching and research.  Sharing premises with royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and the QIMR Berghofer Medical research Institute, the campus houses a vibrant clinical and research community that delivers innovative and contemporary research and education programs in a clinical academic environment. Conveniently located just minutes from Brisbane’s city centre, there is access to multiple public transport connections, onsite parking and cycling facilities.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking candidates with excellent administration, customer service and communication skills to join a great team where patient engagement and understanding of complex medical and clinical research terminology is a must. The successful appointee will bring experience in working with a variety of stakeholders, including clinicians, research staff and students, and elderly or infirm patients within a medical/university or hospital setting.

You will have experience in using a range of software packages including appointment, billing and research specific and clinical trials packages and have the ability to work under broad direction, in an efficient and well-organised manner, exercising independent judgement and problem solving skills.

It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at HEW level 5. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range of $66,347 - $74,098, plus super of up to 17%. 

You will be able to take advantage of salary sacrificing options, discounted private health insurance, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 3018970 PD Clinical Administrator.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Vicki Allen on email:

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Key selection criteria
  • Resume

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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