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Senior Lecturer - Clinical Educator, Rural Medicine

Employer
FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
Location
Mount Gambier, Australia
Salary
$129,818 - $149,331 p.a.
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

Position Details

  • Fixed Term Until December 2024 | Part-Time at 0.4FTE (0.2FTE Negotiable)
  • Academic Level C | $129,818 - $149,331 p.a.
  • Location: Mount Gambier / Boandik Country
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Flinders Rural and Remote Health SA

Flinders University Rural and Remote Health SA (FRRHSA) facilitates high quality multidisciplinary health education and research in our State's regional areas. We have a strong national and international reputation for providing community-engaged inter-professional training for medical, nursing, and allied health students. This includes the Doctor of Medicine Rural Stream (MDRS) program and multidisciplinary rural clinical placements. Through this practice, we bring new and exciting opportunities to actively engage and work with rural communities.

About the Role

Based at Flinders University Mount Gambier campus, The Senior Lecturer - Clinical Educator, Rural Medicine will coordinate and provide rural clinical education to students including teaching clinical skills/simulation. The Senior Lecturer – Clinical Educator, Rural Medicine will support rural GP and hospital supervisors in the Greater Green Triangle region in the same endeavour. The role will be required to work collaboratively with academics, clinicians and professional staff to coordinate and facilitate the training programs and assessment requirements primarily for Doctor of Medicine (MD) students placed in the Flinders MD Rural Stream (MDRS). The Clinical Educator will be required to liaise with and/or report to various committees, including Clinical Education Meetings and regional Faculty Meetings.

The position is also expected to make a leadership contribution to high-quality university, professional and community service, which may extend from the local level to national or international. The position does not include making a research contribution.

There is 0.4FTE available, which can split into 0.2FTE.

About You

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • Doctorate or equivalent clinical/professional experience and standing
  • Currently registered or eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Relevant and extensive contemporary clinical experience in rural medicine
  • An understanding of pedagogical theory and contemporary education practice relevant to rural medicine
  • Significant and sustained evidence of excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level, inclusive of simulation and/or clinical setting
  • Significant and sustained evidence of development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching and learning strategies both in the classroom and in clinical education
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) or Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) (desirable).

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

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

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 
  • It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

How to Apply and Information

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

Certification

Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

10 Dec 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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