Administrative Officer - Centre for Online Health (COH)

Oct 11, 2017
Oct 23, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Part Time

The Centre for Online Health 

The Centre for Online Health (COH) is a research, teaching and service provider whose overall goal is to research and develop best practice models in online health care that are applicable to Australia and other countries. Since the COH was established in 1999, the Centre has become the focus for a multi-disciplinary group of academics with an established reputation for research and teaching excellence in the field of online health and e-Healthcare.  Research within the COH aims to produce high-quality evidence on the feasibility, efficacy, effectiveness and economics of telehealth. The Centre also has an interest in improving the methodological rigour that is used in the assessment of telehealth services. More information on the Centre’s activities can be found on the COH web site at 

The COH telemedicine centre is at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, in Woolloongabba. The Centre’s Telepaediatric service (previously located at RCH and LCCH) has coordinated more than 20,000 consultations during a 15 year period. The Princess Alexandra Hospital Telehealth Centre commenced operations in July 2012 and focuses on consultations related to (but not limited to) dermatology, geriatrics, endocrinology and cardiology. 

The COH leads the world in peer-reviewed telehealth publications and lists UQ with almost twice the number of publications of any university worldwide.  For the study of telehealth and telemedicine, the research environment provided by the COH is unrivalled within Australia. 


The role 

The position will undertake a range of tasks encompassing provision of administrative assistance and support to the Deputy Director and the wider team of Centre for Online Health. 


The person 

Applicants should possess a Bachelor degree in a health or research related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. Essential requirements include experience in: administrative support, using a range of software packages including word processing, calendars, spreadsheets, etc. , interpersonal and communication skills. 



This is a part time (29 hours),fixed term (2 years) appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597.80 - $72,348.94 p.a. FTE plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $70,734.59 - $79,222.10 p.a. FTE). 



To discuss this role please contact Ms Vicki Hobson-Green on  +61 07 3176 7250 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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Reference: 500970

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