Position Details

Reference Number 172286
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator- Perioperative
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Chief Nursing Officer
Location Kitchener House
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary
  • Be part of a dynamic team supporting and providing education to Barwon Health's perioperative services.
  • Gain invaluable experience in an exciting role
  • Be part of a Clinical Education and Training team building interprofessional education within the digital online space and through ongoing face to face education and support.

About the facility 

Barwon Health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria's largest regional health services with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages of life and circumstance through a wide range of services, aged care and sub-acute rehabilitation.

The Clinical Education and Training unit leads an intergrated approach to clinical education and training helping Barwon Health to achieve its education goals by delivering, supporting and promoting coordinated, quality education and training across health care roles in the Barwon South West region. We comprise of an interprofessional team of educators and support staff across Allied Health, Nursing and Midwifery and Medicine, working together to develop clinicians who model excellent practice, challenge poor practice and inspire others.

About the role 

To support educational program design and learning in Barwon Health's peri operative services in a practical and applied way to ensure clinical care and clinical practice are maintained at the highest level. The role is part of the Education and Training team and will anticipate and respond to the clinical practice needs of clinicians working within the peri operative services at Barwon Health. 

About the culture

The Education and Training Unit at Barwon Health offers a supportive and collaborative interdisciplinary team environment and a diverse and rewarding work environment that integrates the health sector and the education sector. We are committed to developing clinicians who lead in their practice and engage in career long teaching and learning. We aim to be recognised for excellence in learner engagement and teaching collaboration.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon health immunisation policy.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Registered Nurse With APHRA
Essential: Demonstrated perioperative clinical experience and extensive consolidation in the clinical setting.
Essential: Post Graduate Qualification in Nursing and/or (working towards) Education.
Essential: Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Essential: Collaborative and team focused.
Essential: High level of organisational skills and ability to work independently.
Desirable: Experience with digital online education development.
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Lynda Knuckey 
Contact Person Job Title Manager - Clinical Education and Training-nursing 
Contact Number 0430 836 918 
Closing Date 07/12/2021
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.