Clinical Facilitator

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Springfield
Categories: Clinical nursing, Registered Nurse/Midwife

About the role

This unique opportunity exists for an experienced Clinical Nurse or Registered Nurse to step into a Clinical Facilitator role within the Mater Education Team and the Medical and Surgical inpatient units at Mater Private Hospital Springfield. This role offers the successful applicant 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 permanent part time basis working 16 hours per week.

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: $48.66 - $52.13 (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.

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 the medical/surgical environment
  • Post graduate qualifications in specialty and/or education
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical facilitation and preceptorship
  • Cert IV in T&A or equivalent, or willingness to work towards achieving the same.
  • 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


Closing date for applications is: Tuesday 7th February 2023

For further information, please contact Vanessa Edwards, Education Coordinator on 07 3098 3933.

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