Monash Health employs over 16,000 staff and provides access to public health services available to over 1.3 million people, representing 32% of the population of greater Melbourne. We uniquely integrate primary, secondary and tertiary health services, as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities in one organisation.
Nursing and Midwifery Education & Strategy (NaMES) supports the organisation in achieving their vision and values by providing education and training and advancing clinical practice to ensure Monash Health has a contemporary, flexible and highly skilled workforce.
About the role
An exciting opportunity exists for you to join the nursing education team (NaMES) within Monash Children's Hospital in a permanent 0.84 EFT Paediatric Clinical Nurse Educator position. We require a highly skilled clinician with a passion for education who will be responsible for providing clinical and educational support to nursing (and midwifery) staff across Monash Health (with a particular focus in Paediatric Nursing). Some of your specific accountability's will include:
Providing contemporary education that promotes best practice standards.
Clinical support to staff of all proficiency levels, novice to expert
Demonstrating and promoting best practice standards
Helping to ensure that through a highly skilled and educated workforce our patients receive safe and high-quality care in Monash Children's Hospital
Working collaboratively with the leadership team including the multi-disciplinary team
You are a senior, highly skilled Nursing clinician with well-developed engagement, communication and collaboration skills. You have post graduate qualifications in Paediatrics and/or Education, extensive experience in the Paediatric environment and experience in supporting learners and in particular, you can demonstrate:
Commitment to quality clinical care and sound clinical skills
Proven leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to show initiative and work independently when required
Ability to demonstrate a sound understanding of Paediatric clinical practice; and
A well-developed understanding of different teaching and learning styles.
In addition, the following attributes will be highly regarded:
A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment;
Completion of, or working towards postgraduate qualifications in education
What’s on offer at Monash Health?
Extensive professional development opportunities;
Salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay; and
Organisational commitment to your health and well being, including on-site fitness centre, confidential coaching and support service and smoke free workplace.
Recent Education Experience