Nurse Educator - Mental Health

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Nursing/Midwifery
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20000071 Requisition #


  • State of the art education facilities
  • Senior Nurse Educator
  • Opportunity to shape learning in Mental Health
 
Mental Health is one of the leading health discussion in Australia at the moment. Almost half of all Australians aged 16 to 85 years — 7.3 million people — will experience mental illness at some point in their life.  To support our local community Northern Beaches hospital is looking for a Nurse Educator to join the Mental Health team.
 
The Mental health unit has been designed, built and fitted to an exceptionally high standard in order to provide a fresh, comfortable and therapeutic environment whilst meeting the requirements for an acute mental health facility. The unit has a total of 61 beds.
 
As the Nurse Educator you will play a key role in ensuring the planning, development and teaching of nursing education in the Mental Health Department are well thought out and executed.

Your Role: 

  • plan, develop and deliver nursing education courses/programs within the hospital
  • coordinate and provide hands on educational support and clinical teaching/facilitation and orientation to all staff, graduate nurses & students
  • provide expert clinical education and leadership, expert advice, guidance and support to all staff of the department
  • promote a high standard of evidence based nursing care to all patients, through dissemination of current best practice knowledge
  • supervise staff compliance to annual mandatory training and completion of eLearning components
  • coordinate and assist with delivery of mandatory training including basic life support and manual handling training
  • coordinate and oversee the undergraduate and post graduate student clinical placement program
  • Work in liaison with local universities and accredited training providers to coordinate and oversee student clinical placements 
 
Your Capabilities:
  • Current registration as a Nurse with AHPRA (essential)
  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent (essential)
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment – or working towards (desirable)
  • Post Graduate nursing qualifications relevant to the clinical area and/or education (essential)
  • Advanced clinical competence and proven experience in clinical supervision
  • Minimum of 3 years in area of education and training
  • Demonstrated understanding of clinical placement requirements and experience working with undergraduate and post graduate students
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Able to influence nursing and hospital practice to achieve excellent clinical outcomes
  • Ability to drive change
 
If you have a passion for learning and delivering quality patient-centred care we want to hear from you.
 
 

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