Course Coordinator - General Practice - ARCS

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Australia Square, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 20 Sep 2020

Job no:504551
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Campus:Regional South Australia
Categories:Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Level B, Level C


(Level B) $99,441 to $117,627 pro rata per annum or (Level C) $121,256 to $139,445 pro rata per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Part-time fixed term contract available at 0.2FTE until the 31st December 2020 with the potential for possible extension, in line with a Commonwealth RHMT Grant. 

This position will be based in rural South Australia.

Based in rural South Australia, the successful incumbent will coordinate the Year 5 and Year 6 General Practice curriculum in the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) content for the rural cohort of medical students, and contribute to the development of the new Bachelor of Medical Studies / Doctor of Medicine (BMD) general practice curriculum.

Actively contributing to Adelaide Rural Clinical School (ARCS) Medical Education Committee, the Course Coordinator will work collaboratively with their urban general practice counterpart to ensure consistency across the curriculum

The Course Coordinator will lead medical student assessment in general practice curriculum in contribution with other members of the ARCS medical education team, conducting a high proportion of the course teachings through online modules, Zoom tutorials and face-to-face clinical sessions.  They will also contribute to the broader ARCS agenda of recruiting, preparing and mentoring the next generation of rural health professionals, including medical students and junior doctors based in the region.

Importantly, this role works closely with Aboriginal staff, students and health professionals to close the gap in health and educational outcomes.

There is also the possibility for the successful incumbent to be involved in research activities related to rural health and/or medical education.

To be successful at Level B you will need:

  • Current medical registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a Fellowship in a medical discipline including, but not limited to FACRRM or FRACGP;
  • Ability to work clinically within a rural or remote South Australia, preferably in a site where Adelaide Medical Students undertake longitudinal placements;
  • Demonstrated experience in medical education, or equivalent experience in rural practice teaching, and the ability to act as a course coordinator;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with Aboriginal staff, students and health professionals to close the gap in health and educational outcomes;
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, including through the use of distance technology and e-learning platforms.

In addition to the above, to be successful at Level C, you will also need:

  • A research higher degree qualification or significant progress towards this in a relevant area or a record of scholarly and professional achievement in the relevant discipline area;
  • Demonstrated experience in topic design, coordination and clinical assessment;
  • Experience in course coordination and the management of teaching and learning resources.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences contains one of Australia's largest concentrations of leading health researchers, teachers and clinical titleholders. It's comprised of seven schools and a number of specialist disciplines, institutes and centres, variously focused on world-class research, and training the next generation of: medical doctors; surgeons; dentists; nurses; psychiatrists; psychologists; and other health professionals.

Learn more at: health.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 20 September 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Katrina Morgan
Senior Lecturer, Adelaide Rural Clinical School
E: katrina.morgan@adelaide.edu.au  

For application related questions, please contact
The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences HR Team
E: fhshr@adelaide.edu.au  

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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