Clinical Facilitator - Surgical Wards, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Education & Training

About the role

This unique opportunity exists for an experienced Clinical Nurse or Registered Nurse to progress their career to become a Clinical Facilitator within the Mater Education Team.

This role offers a unique career development opportunity to enhance educational skills and positively contribute to a culture of exceptional quality care delivered by Mater.

The position is offered on a fixed term part time basis until 30 June 2021.

  • 38 hours per fortnight (0.5 FTE).

Mater Education is a leader in clinical education and a nationally, accredited, independent, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation, the only one of its kind in Queensland and a subsidiary of the wider Mater Group. We offer a range of courses for beginning practitioners through to highly experienced clinicians. The quality of content we deliver is founded in the synthesis of leading research, evidence-based contemporary education and clinical practice. Our learners have access to interprofessional expertise and content through a range of channels that offer flexibility and value for money. Working as a member of Mater’s Education team, you will collaboratively provide clinical education and support to all members of the multi-disciplinary team across Mater's clinical and non-clinical teams. 

As the successful candidate, you will support the Education Coordinator in the delivery of education strategies included in Mater Education’s Strategic and Operational Plans. Additionally, you will promote and implement best practice/evidence based practice; promote critical thinking and clinical problem solving; and consistency in care delivery within a practice development and robust education model. To enable this, the position is supported by staff within the broader Practice Development and Mater Education Teams.

Salary range: $47.47 – $50.86 (Registered Nurse Level 2) per hour plus superannuation

What you’ll be doing

As Clinical Facilitator within education you will be primarily responsible for supporting the professional development of the nursing team and have a commitment to education and to delivering safe, quality, evidence-based patient care. Bedside coaching, facilitation and delivering Insitu Simulation Programs.

This role entails wide and diverse coordination, provision and monitoring of unit-based and organisational objectives to mandatory and role-requisite education, as well as National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards initiatives, the revision and implementation of new policies and models of care, clinical facilitation and the identification, implementation and evaluation of best practice models.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will possess:

  • Current and unrestricted AHPRA registration
  • Minimum 3 years recent clinical experience working as a Clinical Nurse or Registered Nurse within general surgical and or orthopaedic wards
  • Post graduate qualifications in specialty and/or education
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical facilitation and preceptorship
  • Cert IV in Training & Assessment or willingness to enrol into and achieving this qualification
  • High Level communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Strong focus on professional self-development and that of others

Why join us? 

In return for your skills, effort and enthusiastic commitment you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community.

Mater 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, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Closing date for applications is Monday 30 November 2020

For further information, please contact Karyn Allen, Education Coordinator on 07 3163 8459. Email:

Your application should include a cover letter and current CV addressed to Karyn Allen.

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