Clinical Nurse Educator / Registered Nurse

Job Description


Try something new in 2022! Are you an enthusiastic Clinical Nurse Educator looking for an opportunity to use your Registered Nurse skills with two separate roles?

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Educator 0.3FTE / Registered Nurse 0.7FTE
Remuneration: $49.36 - $50.96 per hour 0.3FTE / $32.46 - $45.58 per hour 0.7FTE
Hours Per Week: Up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ234939

Clinical Nurse Educator / Registered Nurse
Quirindi Community Hospital

About the role:
This unique and exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated Clinical Nurse Educator / Registered Nurse to join the friendly team at Quirindi Community Hospital from 2022! These roles will see you working as a Clinical Nurse Educator 12 hours per week and as a Registered Nurse 26 hours per week as the incharge of shift in our Emergency Department and General Ward, allowing you to enjoy role variety. As a Clinical Nurse Educator you will ensure coverage of clinical education of the ward, emergency and HealthOne staff and will provide outreach education to Werris Creek. As a Registered Nurse incharge, you will have the opportunity to apply your leadership and mentoring skills and coordinate project timetables and milestones. You will be supported with onsite orientation and educational opportunities with the Rural Health Services Clinical Nurse Educator for the Peel Sector, the Rural Critical Care Nurse Educator, and the Clinical Nurse Consultant – Rural Critical care.

About you:
You are a highly motivated Registered Nurse with relevant clinical or education post registration qualifications or clinical experience deemed appropriate. You are credentialed as a DETECT or DETECT Junior trainer or willing to obtain, as well as credentialed in triage and ALS or willing to obtain. You have strong communication skills, tailoring and adapting to different audiences and individuals to achieve optimal individualised outcomes.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • ADO's each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Relocation assistance and staff accommodation may be available
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals.

Job share arrangements will be considered. An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:
Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

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Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at or on 1300 40 25 23.

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Applications Close: 24th November 2021


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