Education Coordinator - Neurosciences

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Mater Hospital South Brisbane
Categories: Education & Training

About the role

An exciting opportunity to join our Mater Education team in the capacity of Education Coordinator for our Neuroscience Services is now available. This role is being offered for 12 months on a part time basis working 64 hours per fortnight. As an education and clinical expert, you will work collaboratively within and across education and clinical teams to build interprofessional workforce capacity, capability, and competence.

Through the provision of contemporary evidence-based education and support for clinicians to apply evidence in practice, we strive to achieve educational and clinical excellence and provide safe, highly reliable patient care services and exceptional every time experiences.

Mater Neurosciences Centre Brisbane represents another step forward for neurosciences at Mater and throughout Queensland, and has been designed to meet the specific needs of patients and their families. From one dedicated location, Mater Neurosciences Centre Brisbane provides specialist care for stroke, epilepsy, neurosurgery, neurology and spinal surgery.

Salary level:  $52.69 - $59.14 (RN3) per hour plus superannuation

What you'll be doing

As the leader of a dedicated education team assigned to specific  service portfolios , the Education Coordinator will plan, develop, deliver and evaluate education activities and resources to meet current and emergent Mater staff and community learning needs to improve health literacy and outcomes.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing interprofessional teams to work to top of scope;
  • Partnering with consumers to improve clinical training and workforce development through the delivery of patient/ family centred care education programs; and
  • Managing and leading a team of Clinical Facilitators to operationalise Mater’s and Mater Education’s Strategic and Operational plans within your portfolio areas in collaboration with other key stakeholders.

About you

To be considered for this position it is essential that you possess:

  • Current and unrestricted registration with the Australian Health Professional Registration Authority (AHPRA)
  • Postgraduate qualification (preferably Master Degree) in teaching (clinical teaching) or education equivalent
  • Postgraduate qualification in relevant specialty area or working towards same
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (current)
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the relevant specialty
  • Minimum of three (3) years in a clinically based education role

While not mandatory, experience in a leadership / management role is desirable.

Further information relating your expected clinical /technical competencies is outlined in the role description.

About Mater Education

Mater Education is a nationally accredited, independent, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation (RTO 5210)—the only one of its kind in Queensland. A range of courses is offered for students (undergraduate, postgraduate and prevocational) through to highly experienced practicing clinicians. Mater Education is an Affiliate Partner of the internationally renowned Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) in Boston, USA. As the only Affiliate Partner in Australia (and one of only three in the world), Mater Education and its alumni have an exclusive level of access to the resources, skills, advice and experience of a team who are international leaders in the simulation field.

Our vision is to support quality healthcare service delivery through excellence and expertise in education and the continuing professional development of healthcare staff and students. Mater Education's mission is to lead best practice, contemporary learning and development services within the dynamic healthcare environment through a range of mechanisms. More information is available via the Mater website

Why join us?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Education, Health and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients and our community. Mater also provides benefits not offered in other workplaces.

In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 5 April 2020.

For further information, please contact Toni-Maree Henaway, Interprofessional Education Manager on 07 3163 7099.


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