Technical Officer (Team Leader)

Adelaide, Australia
$74,270 - $81,966 p.a. 
27 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Details 

  • Continuing | Full-Time 
  • Higher Education Officer Level 5 | $74,270 - $81,966 p.a. 
  • Location: Bedford Park 

About the College of Nursing and Health Sciences 

At the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, we aim to be an innovator in contemporary education producing a safer and more resilient health and social care workforce. Our mission is to improve lives and empower communities, enabling better health and caring in the world through an exceptional student learning experience. In the College, our research mission is about co-creating new knowledge which promotes wellbeing, and better care and support, to individuals and communities across the lifespan. We work proactively with industry partners and professional bodies leading to more employable and innovative graduates. 

About the Role 

Flinders University is at the cutting edge of clinical simulation nationally and is a world trailblazer in rural and regional health education. As the Technical Officer (Team Leader), you will collaborate with the Senior Manager to distribute team workloads and coordinate the day-to-day activities in Flinders clinical skills and simulation laboratories. With your leadership, you will be responsible to assume the functional duties of the Senior Technical Officer and/or Laboratory Manager in their absence.

You will harness your expertise in clinical simulation technologies to aid students during practical classes by providing technical advice, and demonstrating equipment, procedures, and techniques. You will also liaise with course coordinators, and academic staff from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences to prepare the laboratory environment for clinical skills workshops in accordance with university course requirements.

In this role, you will also:

  • Maintain, monitor, and supervise stock control for smooth operation of all programs.
  • Collate, record, report and resolve IT, AV and simulation equipment faults to minimise interruption to student learning.
  • Maintain current records relating to simulation information including products, licenses, software versions.

About You 

As a strong leader with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will maintain strong and collegial relationships with staff, students, manufacturers, industry partners, and company representatives. Your natural ability to foster a positive and open team environment, will complement your ability to effectively supervise and coordinate staff. You will demonstrate a high degree of initiative, experience, and confidence in working with new and emerging simulation technologies, and you will apply your growth mindset to embrace change and challenges in healthcare technology. Your keen attention to detail will allow you to prioritise tasks, autonomously meet deadlines, and demonstrate commitment to high quality service delivery. 

To be successful in this position, you will be eligible for registration as a registered nurse or midwife with AHPRA and possess a current practicing certificate or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and training relevant to the position. You will have a sound track record of working in a hospital or clinical skills simulation laboratory environment. You will have a demonstrated knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety legislation, including management of hazardous substances.

Life at Flinders 

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world. 

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders? 

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services 
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff 
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia). 

Prescribed Conditions for Employment 

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position. 
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy   

How to Apply and Information 

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Himi Ibrahim.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted. 

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

19 Mar 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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