Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science
Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Allied Health Educator
Part-time, 32 hours per fortnight
Fixed Term – September 2020
Classification code – grade 3 (Classification will be determined by the professional background of the successful applicant)
Alfred Health Allied Health Education is governed by the Directorate of Education for Allied Health and Nursing, part of Nursing Services. Nursing Services is comprised of Nursing Support Services, Allied Health Services, Carer Services, Community Participation and Population Health.
The position is responsible for contributing to the leadership, operational planning and delivery of the Allied Health education strategy in conjunction with key partners and stakeholders. The primary role of the position is to engage Allied Health staff and students from therapy professions in clinical education activities, specifically undergraduate students, graduates, new staff and Allied Health Assistants. The Allied Health Clinical Educator will work with the Allied Health Clinical Education Lead to create opportunities for interprofessional learning and collaborate extensively, explore innovative educational practices, and identify opportunities for quality improvement and research activities to ensure the clinical practice is enhanced for optimal patient care.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A demonstrated commitment to the purpose and beliefs of Alfred Health
Allied Health Practitioner with current Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration (where appropriate) or Accreditation with relevant Professional Body.
Allied Health qualification (at least 5 years’ experience), with eligibility for membership of relevant Allied Health professional body
Completed or enrolled in a post-graduate qualification at Master’s level
Applied knowledge of multi-modal design, implementation and evaluation of single discipline or interprofessional education models
Applied knowledge of programme development supporting the competence, capability and capacity of Allied Health clinicians
Experience in leading change initiatives and/ or project management
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, across multiple discipline settings including allied health professional, nursing and medicine.
Easy public transport access
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please Rodney Sturt, Allied Health Clinical Education Lead on 03 9076 2406
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.