Clinical Nurse Educator (514569)

Department of Health
Hospitals North
Mersey Community Hospital

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award/Registered Nurse, Grade 6
Salary:$102,080 to $108,528 per annum
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: North West
Location:Mersey Community Hospital

The Role:

Clinical Nurse Educator - Medical Ward - Mersey Community Hospital

This role will suit candidates with significant clinical experience in Medical Nursing who are committed to extending the knowledge and skills of nurses, and are able to lend their creativity and expertise to lead and inspire others to realise excellent patient outcomes. Candidates must be committed to professional values that contribute to positive, healthy work environments. 

  • Leads safe and quality nursing care through the advancement of evidence-based nursing practice and patient-centred care in an area of clinical and professional speciality.
  • Applies high level professional and clinical expertise in collaboration with nursing, midwifery and multidisciplinary stakeholders to enact education and development strategies for nursing and midwifery practice and the Organisation.
  • Plans, assesses, implements and evaluates educational programs to ensure they align with the needs of the Organisation and nursing workforce.
  • Models commitment to the values of the nursing profession including open communication to build respectful relationships across the multidisciplinary team and has accountability, integrity, and contributes to positive workplace culture.
  • Works in accordance with the strategic direction of Hospitals North/North West and the Organisations Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Framework.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for a full list of the duties. 

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

The Team:

The CNE will join a dedicated nursing education team committed to strong partnerships - within the education team and with our clinical units, to deliver high quality education.  We are committed to maintaining clinical competency within our domain of expertise, working with effectiveness and ongoing evaluation, and being accountable in both our leadership and our followership to achieve excellent team performance.

The Mersey Community Hospital is a rural hospital with a high profile in the community, providing emergency services, day surgery, and subacute medical care.   Excellent patient care is driven through team performance, personal accountability and flexible work conditions to promote work-life balance so that every individual can thrive. 

Details of Appointment

  • Permanent full time day work position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP
  • Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $102,080- $108,528 pro-rata per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

  • Salary range is in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019 

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available: 

  • Post Graduate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qualification type
  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $750 per annum 

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Holds, or is currently working towards, postgraduate qualifications in education and/or clinical teaching and learning

  2. Holds, or is currently working towards, postgraduate qualifications in the area of clinical/practice speciality as relevant to the position

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • crimes of violence
    • sex related offences
    • serious drug offences
    • crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online.  Please click the "Apply" button on this screen.  This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For More Information 

Matt Wooler

Position: A/Nursing Director, Education and Research
Phone:  (03) 6493 6169
E-mail: nder@ths.tas.gov.au

Important Information

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The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.

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