Job Listing Details
Reference Number 16727
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location War Memorial
Award Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award - Clinical Nurse Educator
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

War Memorial Hospital (WMH) is a 3rd Schedule Aged Care Rehabilitation hospital, situated in Waverley, owned and operated by Uniting and part of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD). Services are comprised of 24 hour inpatient care, Monday to Friday outpatient departments, several specialist community teams inclusive of Transitional Aged Care, Aged Care Assessment Team, Geriatric Flying Squad, Young Onset Dementia, 7 day a week day centre, 24 hour accommodation service for regional guests and the full range of hospital support services. It is set within beautiful tranquil grounds and is a well-supported team environment.




The Clinical Nurse Educator position (CNE) sits within the Nurse Leadership team of the in-patient unit at WMH. This exciting opportunity and dynamic position is integral to fostering a culture of continuous education and learning across all levels of nursing, in a multidisciplinary environment, ultimately enhancing the quality care provided on the 35 bed inpatient unit. The CNE works closely with and is well supported by the Nurse Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse Consultant & Clinical Care Co-ordinator positions.  The CNE plays an active part in evolving and applying a specialist model of nursing care within the aged rehabilitation arena. The CNE represents on various hospital senior clinical and governance committees. This role is also responsible for the oversight of the hospital education calendar, ensuring a rewarding interface across the MDT and hospital campus. The applicant will be required to maintain a high level of communication internally with staff, patients and carers as well as external to the organisation inclusive of Local Health District networks and Uniting Care.  The CNE is specifically allocated 32 hours per week with the remaining 8 hours per week dedicated to the planning and delivery of the practical component of WMH’s manual handling programme, with the support of the Work Health Safety & Injury Management Co-ordinator.  


WMH operates under Uniting’s values and Code of Conduct which employees are committed to uphold. It is important that the people who work at Uniting have a sense of commitment to our purpose. We are an equal opportunity employer and we select staff based on merit and experience. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace.


Closing Date & Time: Monday 2nd October 2017 @ 11.30pm



Selection Criteria 1. Current registration as an RN with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with minimum 2 years post registration experience in a relevant specialty area e.g. aged care, rehabilitation

2. Holds a relevant approved post graduate qualification in education or working towards same or holds Certificate 4 in Training & Assessment

3. Effective clinical leadership abilities, including highly developed communication skills (written, verbal, electronic) and demonstrated understanding of healthy team dynamics

4. Demonstrated understanding and experience in the application of the principles of adult learning, competency assessment and attainment through clinical teaching

5. Experience in multidisciplinary collaboration to achieve quality patient outcomes and identify education opportunities

6. Advanced computer literacy including demonstrated ability with MS Office Suite and understanding of hospital information systems

7. Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare accreditation processes inclusive of National Standards, EqUIP National and WHS Profiling requirements

8. Understanding of Manual Handling principles and skills
Contact Person Ruth Smoother - Nursing Unit Manager
Contact Number 02 9369 0249
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Closing Date 02/10/2017
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