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Simulation Instructor

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54038

Reference: 54038

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About Monash Simulation


Monash Simulation delivers a wide range of simulation for health professionals at all levels (in-situ and Centre- based courses), designed to enhance individuals’ skills, inter-professional teamwork and the translation of these into optimal patient care. The Centre, located in Moorabbin, has recently been extensively renovated and now includes two high fidelity simulation suites, as well as multiple debriefing and skills rooms and has the capacity to run high level complex inter-professional or simulation education courses.


Following an organisational restructure, we are now rebuilding our service to better support our medical, nursing and allied health cohorts and ensure we deliver best practice training and development to our frontline clinical teams.  As part of our journey, we’re now looking for a passionate and committed professional instructor to assist our pursuit of excellence in the simulation field.  We envisage appointing this role at around two days per week, enabling you to maintain your clinical skills through working in either a nursing education and/or direct patient facing role.


About the Role


This is a rare opportunity to assist in the design and delivery of high quality education provided by Monash Simulation across the health service, in collaborative partnerships with clinical and education teams focused on patient and service outcomes. The simulation service will utilise the full range of simulation modalities, and be leveraged by fostering strong teaching and research partnerships with other simulation centres and universities. You will be part of a team of dynamic simulation educators and your role will include training and building the capacity of others to provide high quality centre-based and in-situ simulation across the network.


About You


You have certainly gained significant experience in the field of health education and/or simulation and are a passionate educator. In particular, you can demonstrate:


Expertise in high quality education across a wide range of modalities and inter-professional teams, including working with simulated or hybrid simulation patients and in-situ simulation;


Knowledge of operating sim mannequins, performing control room activities, and experience as a simulation confederate is considered a plus; and


An interest in assisting with simulation research.


High level expertise in critical care nursing is highly desirable but not mandatory for this role.


You are enthusiastic and energetic, with a natural ability to think creatively and work collaboratively with others to find innovative solutions.


You may hold advanced qualifications in a nursing critical care area supported by the relevant AHPRA registration.  Academic qualifications in simulation, health professions education, or management will be highly regarded.


In return


This is a rare opportunity for a team role within Monash Simulation in a rapidly growing health service. You will be supported by the Manager of Monash Simulation to develop your expertise in simulation and research, and implement the strategic vision for the simulation service.


Our public health status enables you to benefit from salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay, you'll enjoy subsidised car parking.


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.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.


Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – 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);and

  • proof of immunisation.


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


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


Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Simulation Instructor

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Contact:

Kirsten Murtagh - 99288301
kirsty.murtagh@monashhealth.org

Simulation Instructor