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Nurse Educator, Cancer Services

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:8 days ago
  • Job no: 66071
  • Category: Nurse, Education

Alfred Health

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.


Fixed Term Position until July 2024 (Parental Leave Cover) 

Part-time at 32 hours per fortnight 

Nurse Educator Year 3 and Subsequent classification (YZ7)

Alfred Hospital Location 


The Department

The Nursing Education Department is committed to providing excellence in education for all nurses. Our overall goal is to act as a support and resource to Nursing Services through the provision of educational activities that support enrolled, undergraduate, registered and post graduate nurses to provide outstanding nursing care and service. In this dynamic environment, we are constantly exploring new approaches to education and relationships that will enhance Nursing Services continuous service improvement and development and to meet organisational priorities.


The Position Summary 

Every Alfred Health nurse must practice in accordance with the Alfred Health Nursing Professional Practice Framework. The Professional Practice Framework defines the elements of nursing practice that improve the care and experience of our patients and aligns with the Patient’s Come First Strategy. It is comprised of five domains that are crucial to maintain standards, lead change and add value to healthcare. These domains are Care, Leadership, Professional Development, Workforce, Research and Informatics. Nurse Educators (NE) are leaders within nursing and education and role model professional nursing practice. As members of the Nursing Education team, they model the values of Nursing Services by exemplifying and promoting excellence in practice and fostering an environment of inquiry and continuous learning. As a recognised resource for staff, the NE assists clinical nurses to achieve optimal outcomes in patient care delivery. Nurse Educators are responsible for identifying, anticipating and responding to the developmental needs of the nurse and the clinical environment, achieving this through collaborating with local area and organisational stakeholders to establish, implement and evaluate plans that further equip the nurse to respond to the increasingly complex needs of patients.


Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Currently registered as a Registered Nurse with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia 
  • Holding or working towards Masters of Nursing or Education
  • Previous experience in an education or education support role
  • Demonstrated extensive relevant clinical knowledge / experience in acute/sub-acute carenursing (relevant to the program) and in a clinical leadership role
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of nursing scope of practice and supervision/delegation
  • Demonstrated high level reflective and critical analysis skills
  • Demonstrated experience in working in an interprofessional capacity related to education


Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Discounted Health Insurance 
  • Staff Car Parking (subject to availability) 
  • Onsite Gym (Alfred Hospital) 
  • Close to shops and public transport 


For futher enquiries, please contact Sue Brack, Nursing Education Coordinator (GNP, Cancer & Specialty Medicine) at [email protected] or Caroline Henderson, Nursing Education Coordinator (Emergency & Acute Medicine and Surgical Services), at [email protected]


Applications close Tuesday, 3 October 2023


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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 


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