Clinical Nurse Educator - Operating Suite

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North East - Wodonga
Reference: VG/2017060217_01
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Clinical Support Nurse - Clinical Nurse Educator position description - 2014.pdf (PDF, 140KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Elizabeth Whitehead - Nurse Manager
02 6058 4642

Position Details

Clinical Nurse Educator

 Operating Suite

Permanent Full-time


Applications are invited from dynamic registered nurses with extensive clinical experience and commitment to education for the role of Clinical Nurse Educator for the Operating Suite.

The successful applicant will provide professional practice and workplace clinical support to the Operating Suite staff. Major components of the position include supporting the NUM in the development and maintenance of care standards by providing strong leadership with an education focus; supporting the transition of new graduates, undergraduate and other nursing staff to the clinical environment by supporting action learning in the clinical setting; and assisting staff to achieve mandatory training requirements, clinical competencies and enhancing clinical skills through a range of educational strategies.


The position is ideally suited to someone with a commitment to the professional development of clinicians and the translation of learning to promote high quality patient centred care. 


Core Selection Criteria we are looking for are:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse.
  • Tertiary qualification in Education of Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment (or willingness to work towards).
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge and skill in practice area.
  • Demonstrated clinical education skills with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team structure in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of Quality improvement with the ability to develop and implement initiatives of continuous quality improvement; Staff development and Practice Development Principles; and Research to inform Best Practice.
  • Computer Literate.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the NSW Public Health System Nurses’ and Midwives’ (State) Award.


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


AWH is not able to support applicants requiring sponsorship.


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria. 

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Elizabeth Whitehead, Nurse Manager Operating Suite, on (02) 6058 4642.


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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. You will be asked to address Selection Criteria within the Application Form. Please ensure that each criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your Curriculum Vitae (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send email to: Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.

 Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers Website by the closing date will not be accepted.

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