Clinical Skills Educator

Sydney, Australia
AU$97,000 to AU$106,000 per annum + 17% Super
26 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Fantastic opportunity to work in the Western Precinct, Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Part time, continuing position working 17.5 hours a week
  • Salary between $97K to $106K + 17% Superannuation (Pro-rata)

About the opportunity

As the Clinical Skills Educator, you will be responsible for the planning, coordination, facilitation and teaching of procedural clinical skills and simulation-based teaching to health and medical students across all stages of the Sydney Medical Program, but primarily for the Child and Adolescent Health Block.

Working within the Western Precinct at Children's Hospital Westmead Clinical School, you will play a key role in coordinating and facilitating medical student clinical assessments and examinations.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide education administrative and teaching support for clinical skills sessions to the work area's academic and teaching staff
  • ensure relevance and currency of procedural clinical skills taught within the Sydney Medical Program
  • assist with the educational reporting and compliance requirements for the work area
  • maintain up to date skills, knowledge, and practice, which may include attendance and professional development, lectures, seminars, conferences and/or other programs
  • actively contribute to the FMH Clinical/Procedural Skills Community of Practice
  • perform work activities relevant to key accountabilities as approved by the Clinical School Manager and commensurate to the role's classification level.

About you

  • registered Nurse or health professional with a Degree in nursing or equivalent and appropriate clinical experience
  • certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training and/or Preceptor Course and/or equivalent experience
  • well-developed skills in clinical practice and teaching, including simulation, simulated patients and clinical skills training methods in health profession education
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • ability to maintain confidentiality with patients and exercise discretion
  • demonstrated computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite.

Closing date for applications

11.59 pm, Sunday 12th December 2021

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

How to apply

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