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Clinical Nurse Educator

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Nursing/Midwifery
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18000255 Requisition #
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Do you enjoy working in an environment that allows you to combine your clinical expertise with your passion for nurturing and professionally developing others? Then this could be the role for you!
 
Norwest Private Hospital is a 277 bed high acuity facility located in Sydney’s rapidly developing North West and is operated by Healthscope, a leading provider of private healthcare in Australia. Please visit our website www.norwestprivatehospital.com.au for further information about our hospital and its services.
 
An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated perioperative Registered Nurse and provides a great platform to future leadership positions. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced perioperative nurse to join our dynamic perioperative team in this pivotal position.
 
The theatre complex consists of 14 state of the art operating theatres, and a standalone Endoscopy suite. Norwest Private Hospital has recently opened a new wing, an exciting expansion for the hospital and in particular our peri-operative department.  The new Philips Hybrid lab for vascular and structural heart work opened in July 2018. 
 
 
 Key responsibilities:
  • Adhering to ACORN standards and Hospital policy and procedure
  • Providing clinical education to undergraduate, novice and experienced nurses as well as porters and non-clinical staff in the perioperative environment.
  • Participate in staff appraisals
  • Liaising with the multi-disciplinary team
  • Ensuring patient and staff safety
  • Promote a workplace culture of development that actively encourages and carries out clinical learning.
  • Conduct orientation and competency assessment of new perioperative staff.
  • Facilitate regular in-services for perioperative staff
  • Monitor and ensure staff compliance to annual Mandatory Training and completion of e-learning components.
  • The CNE will be required to work as part of the ‘Norwest Education Team’, attend relevant policy & procedure meetings, theatre and speciality meetings and bi-monthly Education Meetings. Also, to participate in and support Hospital wide Education to current and new staff.
 
The Clinical Nurse Educator will fulfil their role within the department reporting to the Perioperative Services Manager.
 
 
 
Essential Criteria:
  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse;
  • Certificate IV workplace training and assessment
  • 4 years previous experience as Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Clinical expertise as scrub/scout role in perioperative environment
  • A minimum of four years’ post graduate experience in the above specialties
  • Demonstrated professional manner when working with complex situations;
  • Advanced communication skills as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a willingness to teach and preceptor staff;
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal communication skills within a multidisciplinary team
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Perioperative Nursing
 
 
Applications close: Friday 18 January 2019
 
 
For further enquiries: Michelle Ward email michelle.ward@healthscope.com.au or 8882 8725.
 
 
To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.


 

 

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