Clinical Nurse Educator Medical Surgical Program

Job posted: 22/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 45302

Reference: 45302

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Clinical Nurse Educator Medical Surgical Program

  • We have an opportunity for an experienced educator to join the Nursing and Midwifery Education team as a permanent Clinical Nurse Educator

  • Leadership position developing and facilitating education, training and support to nurses across the medical surgical program

  • Part time ongoing 0.84EFT 

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers. 

About Us

Monash Health employs over 19,000 staff and provides access to public health services available to over 1.3 million people, representing 32% of the population of greater Melbourne. We uniquely integrate primary, secondary and tertiary health services, as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities in one organisation.

NaMES supports the organisation in achieving their vision and values by providing education and training and advancing clinical practice to ensure Monash Health has a contemporary, flexible and highly skilled workforce.

About the Role

We require a highly skilled clinician with clinical education experience and a passion for staff professional development to join the NaMES team as a Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE). This is a permanent role, and whilst predominately based at our Dandenong Campus, flexibility to work across the organisation to meet the workforce and organisational needs is essential.

You will work and liaise independently and also in collaboration with the broader NaMES team, including other CNEs and Clinical Support Nurses (CSNs), you will report directly to the Clinical Education Coordinator. You will liaise closely with Nurse Managers and operations to support and develop learners from all proficiency levels. You will be integral in planning and implementing the education and training across our medical - surgical program and site.

Some of your specific accountabilities will include:

  • Developing and providing contemporary education and training programs (formal and informal) that promotes best practice standards

  • Facilitate clinical bedside support to nurses

  • Contribute to postgraduate learner support and assessments

  • Develop and deliver education and training materials via multiple modalities including the learning management system as well as face to face

  • Demonstrating and promoting best practice standards

  • Create learning opportunities for staff through empowering education

  • Helping to ensure that through a highly skilled and educated workforce our patients receive safe and high-quality care

  • Demonstrate effective communication and escalation

  • Working collaboratively with the leadership team including the multi-disciplinary team

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

  • You will demonstrate the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively across a team

About You

You hold current registration with AHPRA and relevant post graduate qualifications in a clinical specialty.

You have recent education experience, and have either completed, or are working towards postgraduate qualifications in nursing education.

You are recent in your clinical practice, with confidence and competence in a medical surgical environment.

You are flexible, enthusiastic and committed to developing innovative programs, and will be an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles.

What You Need

  • Relevant clinical and/or education qualifications (aligned to position description)

  • Demonstrated education experience (aligned to position description)

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Recent medical surgical clinical experience (or relevant specialty)

  • Australian working rights

What We Offer

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake further studies

  • Salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay

  • Organisational commitment to your health and wellbeing, including on-site fitness centre

  • Smoke free workplace

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.  Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on 9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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Jacqueline Jeffery - 0472861027

Clinical Nurse Educator Medical Surgical Program