Rural Health Academic Network Coordinator: Yea Hospital

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Sep 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job no: 0060107
Location: Yea District Memorial Hospital
Role type:
Part-time; Fixed-term until December 31, 2024
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Rural Health, Melbourne Medical School
Level A or B – Level A: $80,258 - $108,906 p.a. or Level B: $114,645 - $136,136 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) plus 17% super

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join the University of Melbourne Department of Rural Health as the Rural Health Academic Network (RHAN) Coordinator at Yea and District Memorial Hospital (YDMH). In this role, you'll actively build research capacity, provide research training, and support projects that promote research translation into healthcare practice at YDMH. Additionally, you'll collaborate with colleagues from the RHAN network, furthering your research skills and engaging in the co-funded initiatives between health services and the University Department of Rural Health (UDRH) program.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
You have experience in collaborative projects, thrive in interdisciplinary settings, and have a genuine desire to delve into rural health and research. You're driven by the opportunity to contribute to meaningful healthcare advancements.

You will also have:

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Department of Rural Health
The Department of Rural Health, part of the prestigious Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne, is making a significant impact on rural healthcare. With locations in Shepparton, Ballarat, Bendigo, and Wangaratta, as well as associations with over 40 rural towns in Victoria, we are dedicated to providing professional health education and research training in a rural context. Our mission is to increase the rural health workforce, and we achieve this through strong partnerships with the local community and healthcare providers, ensuring our programs remain relevant and connected.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne
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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

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If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Tara Amini via email at, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.