Clinical Skills Development Coordinator

Sydney, Australia
$101,209 - $112,618 p.a. (HEW 8), plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Salary Package: From $101,209 - $112,618 p.a. (HEW 8), plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing position
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

The Role

Working collaboratively with unit convenors and clinical educators, this role involves designing and delivering evidence-based clinical skills training within a range of educational programs. In this role, you will work with stakeholders to embed clinical and procedural skills teaching, training and assessment for the Macquarie MD program in a variety of teaching environments including master classes, peer-to-peer examinations and simulation workshops.

The role will also involve liaison with relevant stakeholders to identify and extend MQ Health’s profile for clinical skills training and increase awareness of our simulation facility.

About You

Seeking a passionate healthcare professional with experience in delivering clinical skills training to medical students and post-certification health professionals. You will have the ability to engage with participants of different clinical skill levels and be able to build and maintain strong relationships with students, academic staff and external stakeholders. You will bring to the role an understanding of, or experience with, the delivery of modern clinical assessment modalities with an ability to add value to the procedural training components of our educational programs to optimise learning outcomes for students.

If you are looking for an opportunity make an impact on the training and education of our future healthcare professionals in a unique academic environment, then you will thrive in this role!

About Us

As a part of MQ Health, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is ambitiously pushing the boundaries of progressive thinking and challenging what’s possible to solve some of the big issues of our time, both nationally and on a global scale. We have active research programs in biomedical, translational and health services domains, with current areas of strength including neurosciences (especially motor neuron disease, neurological rehabilitation, and the clinical neuroscience of pain), cancer medicine, and vascular science, amongst others. Our Faculty hosts the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, an internationally acclaimed powerhouse researching health systems, e-health and patient safety. 

In learning and teaching, the Faculty offers a distinctive suite of capability-based educational programs, including an innovative undergraduate entry degree for students interested in studying clinical science, either as a prevocational health practice degree or as a foundation to pursue medical research, an innovative graduate-entry medical degree (Macquarie MD) with embedded quality assured global placements, a unique Doctor of Physiotherapy degree that is the only three-year extended masters-level, professional-entry physiotherapy program in NSW and a post-graduate Masters of Public Health program.  The faculty also offers a Graduate Diploma in Anatomy and higher degree research programs including a Master of Research and PhD programs. 

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below:

  • Educational qualifications and registration to practice as a health professional such as nursing, medicine or allied health professional.
  • Extensive experience in clinical education with a demonstrated ability to develop, deliver and evaluate clinical educational programs, including using simulation.
  • Understanding of, and commitment to quality improvement in medical education and an ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders to optimise learning outcomes for students.
  • Familiarity or experience with the delivery of modern clinical assessment modalities including MiniCEx, DOPS (Direct Observation of Procedural Skills), OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Assessment) and/or TMEX (Team Exercise).
  • Well-developed leadership and communication skills including negotiation and problem solving.
  • Knowledge and application of professional and ethical standards.

Enquiries: Professor Catherine Dean, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at

Applications Close: Sunday, 25 November 2018 at 11:55pm (AEST)

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.