Procedural Skills Teaching Specialist

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 16 Dec 2022

Location: Hospital Based
Role type: Part time; Fixed-term
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Medical Education – Northern Health
Salary: Level B – $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. (pro-rata for part-time) plus 17% super

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About - Department of Medical Education

Reporting to the Head of Department, Department of Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, the Northern Clinical School is responsible for all student affairs such as rostering, teaching arrangements, examinations and assisting and counselling students as required.

The MD was launched in 2011 as the first Australian medical course at masters level, the Melbourne MD created a new benchmark in 21st century medical education. Ten years later, it was time to take the educational lead once again by introducing our redesigned MD course, offering unprecedented levels of flexibility to those beginning their medical career.

About the Role

The Teaching Specialist will support the coordination, teaching, assessment, timetabling and curriculum development of procedural skills at the Northern Clinical School. The Teaching Specialist will be required to work closely with all teaching staff, clinical partners and students in furthering the goals and objective of the Melbourne Medical School. This will be achieved through the provision of high-quality service and coordination as outlined in the position description.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and providing teaching in the areas of procedural skills and resuscitation medicine for the MD students
  • Liaising and consulting with teaching, clinical, and professional staff within the Melbourne Medical School and Northern Clinical School regarding course/subject/clinical requirements.
  • The production of conference and seminar papers and publications and presentations at conferences and seminars where appropriate
  • Implementing the policies of the Melbourne Medical School, the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS), and the University particularly the medical curriculum and its development.

About You

You will possess highly developed interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to maintain confidentiality. You will bring your excellent organisational skills with the ability to engage students and work effectively with staff members, as a member of a team. Your commitment to and experience in medical education, curriculum development and delivery and assessment in a clinical setting will be a valuable asset to this position.

You will also have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse Division One with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Authority.
  • A strong background in clinical work with current competence in clinical and procedural skills.
  • Experience in teaching procedural skills, resuscitation skills and simulation in the acute hospital environment.
  • Experience in patient bedside teaching and supervision of students performing invasive procedural skills on patients.
  • Experience in teaching in a tertiary education organisation with the ability to engage students and demonstrate initiative and innovation with varying teaching styles

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at .

Applications close: 16TH DECEMBER 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0057663_Procedural Skills Teaching Specialist_PD.pdf

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