Clinical Nurse Educator - Transition to Practice (526577)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 17, 2021
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Salary

$99,736 to $106,036 pro-rata per annum

Classification

Registered Nurse Grade 6

Award

Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, part-time, day work, working 40 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.

Location

Mental Health Services South

Duties

The Clinical Nurse Educator - Transition to Practice is a member of the nursing leadership team. In this role you will:

  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate Transition to Practice placements and professional support activities for registered and/or enrolled nurses including collaboration with internal and external stakeholders where required.

  • Collaborate with Human Resources and key stakeholders in the recruitment of Transition to Practice nurses.

  • Assist with Transition to Practice performance and development reviews in liaison with Nurse Unit Managers and other Clinical Nurse Educators, ensuring that identified strategies are implemented.

  • Ensure records are maintained in accordance with organisational policy and operational requirements, including documentation related to Transition to Practice activities.

  • Function as a member of the clinical leadership team within the organisation and contribute to the implementation of the strategic reform agenda of the organisation.

  • Promote and participate in quality improvement, research and best practice initiatives including inter-professional learning and education that leads to improved patient-centred outcomes.

  • Participate in and/or chair relevant committees as required, working to achieve organisational goals.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Holds or working towards relevant tertiary qualifications.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

(image) Generic Clinical Nurse Educator – Transition to Practice Grade 6 (October 2021) HR.pdf
(image) Generic Clinical Nurse Educator – Transition to Practice Grade 6 (October 2021) HR.docx
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your short form responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Kathryn Gregory
Director of Nursing
Phone: (03) 6166 0825
Email: kathryn.gregory@ths.tas.gov.au

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