Careers

Optimum Patient Care offers a fantastic opportunity to develop a career in the health service and research sector.

You quickly discover that the company’s unofficial motto of ‘Make it Happen’ is not a marketing ploy.

Please see the available positions below.

Current Positions

Title: Research Asssistant

Overview:

  • Is supporting world-class research and improving lives of patients something you’re passionate about? Our dynamic and internationally recognised research company Optimum Patient Care (OPC) is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic research assistant to join our research project team. The successful candidate will work with a small team of experts on international research and quality improvement projects, and will be an integral part of our wider international team of researchers, clinicians, statisticians, and database technologists. The successful candidate will have experience working in health research, have a high attention to detail and strong time management skills.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience within an internationally recognised research organisation involved in the development of health quality improvement programs, and the analysis and dissemination of real-life research from large-scale observational studies and pragmatic randomised controlled trials.
  • This role will preferably be based in our Australia (Brisbane) office on a full or part time basis, with the possibility of being based in our UK (Cambridge or Norfolk), or Singapore (Paya Lebar) offices.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop and review project documents including research publications, protocols, presentations, and other resources.
  • Contribute to the development, review and implementation of patient and clinician resources including questionnaires, clinical decision support, feedback and promotional material.
  • Work with sizeable patient databases including the handling and analysis of big-data for stakeholder proposed research projects.
  • Liaise with national and international project stakeholders.
  • Note-taking and minutes for key meetings.

Qualifications:

  • A first or post-graduate degree in life sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics or equivalent

Key skills & experience:

  • Experience in health research, including ability to analyse and interpret health data.
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills, particularly in research settings.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and be part of a multidiscipline team.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, high attention to detail, and ability to work proactively on own initiative and with limited supervision.

Desirable:

  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Experience with epidemiological studies or health care databases
  • Flexible work hours

Contract & Salary:

This is a full-time role

Starting salary is dependent on qualifications and your experience. This is negotiable.

Immediate start is available.

Contact us:

Please send your CV with a covering letter summarising your suitability for the role to chantal@opri.sg or call +61 7 3848 8634 for an informal chat about the role.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Title: Audit Facilitator

 

 

Role Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for an Audit Facilitator to oversee and implement our Clinical Audit program throughout Australia. In this position you will gain invaluable experience within our innovative organisation which provides clinical review and reporting services, research support services (observational, database, clinical trials), data services and educational activities in practical disease management to health care professionals across the world.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated with high attention to detail, strong time management skills, and most importantly an interest in clinical research.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the recruitment of GP practices nationwide across Australia
  • Provide a central point of contact with a thorough understanding of the program and process
  • Store and organise information in the record management system
  • Liaise with key stakeholders such as GPs, practice managers, and funders to coordinate and implement the audit program
  • Work in an international team to deliver project outcomes
  • Travel to various major cities to promote the OPCA programs
  • Create promotional materials for the program

Applicant Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present and convey concise information to key stakeholders
  • Have, or have the ability to, learn project management skills
  • Must be highly organised to manage multiple practices
  • Experience in the healthcare and research sector is highly regarded
  • Project administration skills will be highly regarded

The Company

Optimum Patient Care (OPC) has over 13 years of experience supporting primary care within the United Kingdom (UK) and in 2017 has expanded into Australia.

General practices collaborating with OPC contribute anonymised data to the OPC Research Database (OPCRD), enabling scientific research to better understand chronic diseases and improve health outcomes. Through analysis of extracts from OPCRD over 50 research publications have been supported to date.

OPC offers general practices opportunities to participate within ethically-approved research studies and provides a range of paid services for specialised audits, targeted research and educational activities. OPC also collaborates with pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions to facilitate, ethically approved, non-interventional clinical studies.

Further information can be found at www.optimumpatientcare.org.au.

The role is for a permanent full-time position. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Immediate start is available.

If you are interested, please send your CV with a Cover Letter summarising your suitability for the role to helen@opri.sg