About the Organisation
Far West Local Health District (FWLHD) is a government funded health organisation providing care to a population of approximately 30,740. Bordering three states and covering an area of 194,949 square kilometres, FWLHD is the second largest NSW Local Health District in terms of geographic area. With nine facilities and an approximate budget of $115 million, FWLHD provides high quality clinical services and works with their communities to enable people to be as healthy as possible.
About the Opportunity
The District is seeking two Clinical Nurse Educators (CNE) to join their team and provide clinical education to the nursing staff of Broken Hill Health Service to ensure continued outstanding patient care. Working within the District's tight-knit education team, both CNEs will partner closely with key stakeholders including fellow clinical staff and managers to lead and champion the continued professional development of nursing staff across the District. This will include overseeing education programs from assessment, through planning and implementation to evaluation.
Reporting to the Manager Nursing Leadership & Workforce Development, the Clinical Nurse Educators will;
- Collaborate and consult with management, staff and other educators to ensure clinical teaching and education is relevant to all levels of staff and meets learning gaps.
- Utilise a range of adult learning principles and approaches to support the development of capability within individuals through acknowledgement of dignity, culture, values, beliefs and rights of individuals or groups.
- Provide hands-on clinical support when needed and ensure adequate training support and supervision is provided to all to staff to remain credentialed.
- Actively participate in research and quality improvements in rural nursing knowledge to develop the clinical practicing within the District.
The successful candidate will have current registration with AHPRA as a nurse and previous experience in clinical teaching and education in an acute setting. In addition, the successful candidate will have:
- Current Certificate IV as a Workplace Trainer & Assessor.
- A demonstrated track record providing clinical teaching and education to clinicians using adult learning principals.
- Demonstrated ability to engage with a range of different stakeholders using a variety of interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. This includes confidence in using a range of technology platforms.
- An affinity to work within a regional community.
Those with previous experience working within an emergency care setting with credentials in Triage & Advanced Life Support as a DETECT trainer will be highly regarded. FWLHD will fully support the successful candidate to obtain the relevant credentials if necessary.
FWLHD values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community it serves. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with a disability.
For a confidential discussion or role related queries, please call Emma Chapman-Davies of The Orchard Talent Group on (02) 9157 6207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close Sunday 26th April.