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Nurse Educator (As per award)

Job posted: 13/01/2021
Applications close: 31/01/2021 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

Job type: Other

Organisation: Maryborough District Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing and Aged Care

Reference: VG/21013D

Reference: VG/21013D

Occupation: Nursing and Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver education to the team at MDHS. Using evidence-based best practice as a basis, the primary role of the Nurse Educator is to provide direct clinical support, supervision, instruction and mentoring to students, graduates and staff to ensure the delivery of safe, quality healthcare

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Nurse Educator

Permanent (Part or Full Time) – 2.2 EFT available

Classification: Depending on experience

Award: Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver education to the team at MDHS. Using evidence-based best practice as a basis, the primary role of the Nurse Educator is to provide direct clinical support, supervision, instruction and mentoring to students, graduates and staff to ensure the delivery of safe, quality healthcare  

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Ability to work as part of a professional team
  • Ability to create a positive learning and reflective practice environment for learners at all levels
  • Basic Life Support Certificate

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a Permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Nurses and Midwife EBA with Salary Packaging available.
  • Become an integral leader- Build, grow and lead the Centre of Inspired Learning team at MDHS, embedding patient centred care and service excellence across the health service
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Qualifications / Experience

  1. Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  2. Minimum 3 years' post-graduate experience
  3. Experience in a clinical supervision/preceptoring role will be highly regarded
  4. A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is essential to be able to deliver the Diploma of Nursing

Nurse Educators holding a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment will be classified as  ‘Clinical Nurse Educator' Grade 4A or Grade 4B (dependent on years of experience) and will be expected to assist with the delivery of the Diploma of Nursing

Nurse Educators not holding a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment will be classified as ‘Clinical Support Nurse' Grade 3B

  1. Demonstrated advanced clinical skills and experience across one or more specialities of acute (bed-based clinical care, Urgent Care, Theatre) and aged care (residential, TCP)
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards (code of conduct, standards for practice) and scope of practice for nurses and midwives
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of The National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards and The Aged Care Quality Standards,
  4. Demonstrated commitment to the principles of quality management evidence-based best practice, through a comprehensive knowledge of research processes and their application to practice
  5. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing education and professional development to ensure working within current scope of practice.
  6. Demonstrated ability to create a positive learning and reflective practice environment for learners at all levels

Personal Qualities

  1. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a professional team, identifying opportunities to work collaboratively together  and advance the quality of education provided
  2. Demonstrate the ability to contribute to a positive and supportive learning environment for learners at all levels
  3.  Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, including the ability to problem solve and adapt to a changing environment

For further information, please contact Nichola Rumpff  via nrumpff@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 5461 0434.

Applications for this position close on Sunday 31st January 2021

Applications are to include:

-          Covering Letter

-          Resume

-          Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.

Nurse Educator (As per award)

Job type:

Other

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

Nichola Rumpff | nrumpff@mdhs.vic.gov.au or on 5461 0434

Nurse Educator (As per award)