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Clinical Facilitator - PACU

Date: 07-Jan-2019

Location: Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs, QLD, AU

Company: Mater

About the role

Due to an internal promotion an exciting opportunity has become available at Mater Education for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse or Clinical Facilitator to take the next step in their career in joining the Mater Education team as Clinical Facilitator - Post Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU).

This role is offered as a permanent part-time position, working 38 hours per fortnight.  

As the successful candidate, you will enjoy being part of the committed and dedicated team of Mater Education, working within the Perioperative Education Team to enhance clinical practice across PACU. With supportive management, you will join an enthusiastic group of professionals working in a friendly and caring team. 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.

Mater Education highly values learning and there are many opportunities for your continued professional development.

Mater Education is 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. 

Salary: $44.08 (Registered Nurse Level 2) per hour plus superannuation.

What you’ll be doing

As a Clinical Facilitator, you will be responsible for:

  • Wide and diverse co-ordination, provision of practice development and clinical education to all staff;
  • Providing clinical bedside teaching and education direction to align clinicians with best practice models, and promote consistency in care delivery across multi-disciplinary groups; 
  • Providing and promoting clinical expertise and clinical leadership;
  • Role modelling exceptional clinical care and high levels of inter-professional communication and collaboration; and
  • Facilitating the implementation of new policies, national standards and evidence-based models of care.

About you

To be considered for this position, it is essential you will have:

  • Current and unrestricted AHPRA registration
  • Minimum of 3 years recent PACU clinical experience
  • Demonstrated experience in preceptorship and clinical facilitation and/or training and/or education
  • High level communication and clinical problem solving skills
  • Sound understanding of risk and quality management frameworks, processes and research
  • Strong focus on professional development of self and others
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or equivalent), or a willingness to complete this qualification
  • Post graduate qualification in Nursing (Perioperative/PACU/Anaesthetics or Education) or working towards is desirable.

If more hours are what you need, in addition to your Clinical Facilitator position there may be potential to work additional clinical hours as a Registered Nurse in your area of choice (PACU, Anaesthetics, Scrub/Scout). 

Why join us?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

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, 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. Within the Enterprise Bargaining Agreement, there are also opportunities to access professional development leave and allowance.

For further information about this position, please contact Kathy Sullivan, Education Coordinator - Perioperative and Procedural Services, on (07) 3163 1099.

Applications close: close of business Tuesday 29th January 2019.

As part of your application, please provide an up to date resume and a covering letter detailing your suitability, skills and experience as it relates to the position.

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At Mater, you'll find we live and breathe our values. We are a health care leader that provides care to more than 500,000 patients each year as a private, benevolent not-for-profit organisation - what profit we make goes back in to our business which is why we offer state of the art facilities and the resources to advance your career and provide exceptional care to our patients.

Mater is also committed to environmental sustainability and draws on our recognition of the link between health, climate and the environment which ensures we optimise our position as responsible corporate citizens.

Come and join us; as a Mater employee you'll find the benefits you deserve and the opportunity to be part of a healthcare community unlike any other.

Applicants from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.

Posting Notes: South Brisbane || QLD || Australia (AU) || Nursing ||