Registered Nurse - Nurse Educator


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Full job description
  • Supportive team environment
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • RN Grade 3 role

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!

Sunnybank Private Hospital is seeking an experienced Nurse Educator to join our team on a Full Time basis.

About us
Sunnybank Private Hospital is an evolving facility that has provided care to the local community for over 40 years and continually embraces the highest quality of holistic patient care. Recently undergoing a significant redevelopment, our facility has new consulting suites, operating theatres, day surgery and endoscopy suites as well as refurbished maternity unit. The facility is comprised of 122 inpatient beds, 7 operating theatres, 2 procedure rooms and an ICU.

The nurse educator role provides advanced clinical and problem-solving skills, expert planning and coordination skills in the clinical management of perioperative patients with complex care needs, ensuring quality standards are met. This role works autonomously within the healthcare team structure and is pivotal in the planning, managing and delivering of perioperative specialist nursing care. The CN provides clinical leadership for professional and clinical practice, education and research. The role supports in management activities including portfolio responsibilities.

As the Nurse Educator your responsibilities will include:

  • Taking on a leadership role in providing hands on educational support and clinical teaching/facilitation to graduate nurses & students.
  • Integrating theoretical knowledge, evidence-based principles and clinical nursing expertise into educational experiences for both new employees and experienced staff
  • Utilising system strategies and tools to assess competence of new nursing staff members, whilst contributing to quality and safety initiatives across the department.
  • Attending relevant policy & procedure meetings, ward meetings and monthly Education Meetings.
  • Coordination of clinical placement and student education
  • Applying the principles of succession management and mentoring to engage self and others in ongoing career development and growth.
  • Utilising adult education principles and a structured evidence based education framework to plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate nursing education programs utilising contemporary education strategies including peer review to meet identified learning and workforce development needs.

Essential Criteria:

  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Certificate IV Workplace Assessment & Training (TAE)
  • Thorough knowledge of ACORN standards and current legislation
  • Demonstrated experience in eLearning platforms
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills
  • High degree of computer literacy including MS Office
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in tertiary education
  • Advanced level of autonomous clinical and professional practice
  • Minimal 5 years of experience in ED / ICU / HDU or high acuity clinical areas
  • Demonstrated experience in management of quality improvement projects
  • Advanced level of decision-making in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Responsible for enacting strategies that supports a work-based culture that promotes and supports education, learning, research and workforce development.

Why Healthscope?

When you join Healthscope, you become part of our Community of Care. Our people are at the heart of our organisation - no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. As the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia, our 42 sites are supported by our central Support Office, enabling them to provide an exceptional experience for the communities we care for.

  • Flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Continuous professional development, education & support provided to encourage growth

We pride ourselves on working with talented, passionate and caring people to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care and experience during their stay with us.

Come and be the difference in our patient's lives.

Applications close: 5th June, 2022

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. For any questions, please reach out to

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check, WWCC (where applicable) and Evidence of right to work in Australia prior to appointment. Staff in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker.

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Job details
Date posted
5 May 2022
Expiring date
4 Jul 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Nursing - Educators, Facilitators & Trainers
$90k ~ $100k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Health care providers & services
Private business

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