Clinical Skills Educator & Simulation Coordinator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime

  • casual opportunity to provide education administrative and teaching support for clinical skills sessions for medical students

  • shifts available across ALL Sydney metro Clinical Schools (see all Clinical Schools listed in second paragraph below)

  • part-time casual role

  • HE07 Step 1 $71.61 per hour

About the opportunity

The Clinical Skills Educator and Simulation Coordinators are responsible for the planning, coordination, facilitation and teaching of procedural clinical skills and simulation-based teaching to medical students across all years of the Sydney Medical Program (SMP).

The procedural skills and simulation-based clinical skills teaching is delivered at each of the SMP Clinical Schools located at various LHD Hospitals.  These locations include Northern Clinical School (Royal North Shore Hospital and Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital), Central Clinical School (Concord Hospital and Susan Waikl Health Building, Camperdown), Westmead Clinical School (Westmead Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead) and Nepean Clinical School (Nepean Hospital) .

There is a team of highly skilled and motivated clinical educators (11) that deliver this component of the SMP.  We are now seeking to create a casual pool that can support the team during periods of intense workload, absence etc.

As a casual Clinical Skills Educator and Simulation Coordinator, you will work under the broad direction and make decisions in the completion of daily tasks related to their key accountabilities. You will be expected to exercise a degree of initiative and judgement in planning work activity and resolving problems associated with day-to-day operating procedures directly linked to their key accountabilities. Problems that cannot be resolved and are outside the scope of their key accountabilities are referred to the supervisor or more senior co-workers.

Your key responsibilities will be

  • providing education administrative (e.g., timetabling, ordering) support

  • delivering procedural and simulation-based clinical teaching sessions

  • assisting with the educational reporting and compliance requirements for the work area

  • actively contributes to the FMH Clinical/Procedural Skills Community of Practice

  • undertakes ad-hoc projects and other activities

You will have

  • current clinical skills knowledge

  • well-developed skills in clinical practice and teaching, including simulation, simulated patients and clinical skills training methods in health profession education

  • effective and tactful communication skills (both verbal and written) together with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement, along with the ability to prioritize workload during busy periods

  • ability to work both independently and in a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work

  • excellent time and workload management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise effectively and manage multiple tasks and to meet deadlines and achieve required outcome

  • excellent client focus with the ability to build partnerships between the Sydney Medical School/ Faculty teams and the school and local health teams

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position

Working with Children Check

This position is designated as child related employment. To be able to work in this role, you will need a current Working With Children Check or to consent to WWCC employment screening. Please refer to the Working with Children Policy for further information.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mari Lewis, Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Operations, by email to [email protected]

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Thursday 18 April 2024 11:59 PM

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