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Nurse Educator - Specialty Medicine & Infectious Diseases 1

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69217
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 November 2024
  • Part-time at 64 hours per fortnight
  • Nurse Educator Year 3 and Subsequent Classification (YZ7)
  • Alfred Hospital Location
  • Great Staff benefits!

 

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 postgraduate 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 meet organisational priorities.

 

Position Summary

Nurse Educators (NE) are leaders in nursing and education. As members of the Nursing Education team, they role 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 in achieving optimal outcomes in patient care delivery. Acting as a role model for professional practice, this position is responsible for anticipating and responding to the developmental needs of the nurse and the clinical environment, collaborating with numerous stakeholders to implement programs that further equip the nurse to respond to the increasingly complex needs of patients.

 

The Medical Speciality/Infectious Diseases Nurse Educator will provide expert support and clinical guidance across the Medical Specialties and Infectious Diseases inpatient units at Alfred Health. They will support staff education and development, and lead/contribute to the curriculum development and implementation.

 

Skills and Qualifications Required 

  • Currently registered as a Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia 
  • Holding or working towards a Master of Nursing or Education
  • Previous experience in an education or education support role
  • Demonstrated extensive relevant clinical knowledge/experience in acute medical nursing  and in a clinical leadership role
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of nursing scope of practice and supervision/delegation 

 

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Discounted car parking
  • Access to health and well-being incentives
  • Onsite Gym (Alfred Hospital)
  • Discounted health insurance

 

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Jacinta Lasky (Nursing Education Co-ordinator) on 9076 6426 or Shirley Burke (Deputy Director Nursing Education) on 0478 404 249

 

Applications close Monday, 27 May 2024

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. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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