Education Coordinator

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Townsville
Categories: Education & Training

Mater Health has an exciting opportunity for an Education Coordinator – Critical Care / Inpatients to join us in a permanent part time capacity working 40 hours a fortnight. The Education Coordinator will plan, develop, deliver and evaluate education activities and resources to meet current and emergent Mater staff and community learning needs.

Reporting to the Interprofessional Education Manager, you will support the achievement of educational and clinical excellence across our Townsville campus and will be accountable for the delivery of education and practice development outcomes and the implementation of High Value Healthcare.   

Salary range: $61.67 - $69.22 (RN level 3) per hour plus superannuation and access to not-for-profit salary packaging up to $15,900  + access to many staff benefits!

What you’ll be doing

Typical duties of the role include;

  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate interprofessional learning and development opportunities and evidence-based resources to meet the needs of Mater and the community
  • Benchmark education and specialty practices against national and international standards
  • Develop tailored learning plans in collaboration with stakeholders for staff requiring additional support
  • Engage in educational research and quality improvement opportunities
  • Support professional development and performance management processes, assessing staff against regulatory and competency standards
  • Incorporate simulation methodology to enhance skill, knowledge, and teamwork in an interprofessional environment
  • Seek opportunities for innovation and improvement in education and patient care practices
  • Collaborate with Nurse Unit Managers and Clinical Facilitators to ensure staff compliance with mandatory education requirements
  • Promote critical thinking, problem-solving, innovation, and empowerment
  • Develop evidence-based assessment resources for staff and students
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate an Education Plan aligned with Mater's strategic and operational goals
  • Manage relationships with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders to drive change and improve services
  • Collaborate in the development of policies and practice as an advisor to executives and leaders
  • Ensure development and succession plans are in place for the role
  • Liaise with other Education Coordinators and Clinical Facilitators to support skills enhancement and clinical practice consistency
  • Role model transformational leadership attributes and traits

About you

  • Current and unrestricted registration and endorsement (where applicable) with Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse and/or Registered Midwife
  • Postgraduate qualification in Critical Care area
  • Knowledge and experience in delivering education and training within Australian healthcare organisations
  • Innovative approach to achieving education outcomes in support of healthcare delivery
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft 365 suite, electronic information systems/platforms, and educational theory to develop resources and reporting functions
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • In-depth understanding of contemporary adult education and clinical issues
  • Ability to initiate, coordinate, and evaluate quality improvement initiatives in education and clinical environments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to negotiate, develop, and deliver various training solutions, including end-user support, classroom training, presentations, and online learning
  • Adaptability to changing demands in a dynamic and evolving organisation
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as autonomously and collaboratively
  • Proficiency in data gathering, analysis, and synthesis to inform changes in clinical practice and process

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Unlimited access to a multitude of discounted fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues
  • Access to gym, pool and end of trip facilities within our new purpose-built corporate office in Newstead

For more information specific to the role, please view the PD here – Download File Education Coordinator PD TSV - June 2024.pdf

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Applications close on 23rd July 2024. Please note, we may contact applications prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to APPLY NOW!

Mater is committed to the wellbeing of their staff, and it is underpinned by our flexible and remote working policies.

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

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