Position Details
Reference Number 13019
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator (5CE250)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 3
Position Summary
  • Cardiac Vascular Theatres (CVT)  
  • Level 3 / permanent part-time (0.3FTE) 

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland. The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4400 people.


One of the Coast’s largest private hospitals with over 700 dedicated staff, The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital is located in a peaceful, leafy natural environment at Buderim. The hospital provides a multi-award winning service to its patients and their families. We provide our patients with a wide range of services including Maternity, Intensive Care, Cardiovascular, Vascular, Obstetric and Gynaecology, General Surgery, Urology, Cancer Care, General Medicine, Renal and Respiratory Services, Mental Health, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Orthopaedic, Rehabilitation and much more. The high level of care, commitment and expertise is what makes the hospital a leading provider of healthcare services on the Sunshine Coast.


At TSCPH there are two dedicated cardiovascular theatres (CVT) which provide diagnostic and interventional cardiac services as well as encompassing vascular, pain and interventional radiology procedures.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Educator to join the ­­­team. The role will work closely with the Education Manager, CVT Clinical Nurse Manager and Perioperative Educator to identify and meet education needs of the department and across the hospital, with the opportunity to also work clinically in the CVT department.  


We are seeking applications from motivated, enthusiastic and experienced cardiovascular interventional nurses who have a passion for clinical teaching and education. The role will see you make a significant contribution to the provision of education and you will become an integral part of an experienced team of Clinical facilitators and Clinical Nurse Educators across the hospital, who are lead and supported by the Education Manager. This team of professionals strives to achieve the best learning outcomes for all staff by working collaboratively to create an open and supportive learning environment.


To be successful in this position, you will,

  • Be an experienced Registered Nurse who has a Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent and with at least 5 years clinical experience in the specialty;
  • Registration as a Registered Nurse under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2009 with current annual practicing certificate;
  • Demonstrate advanced communication, clinical reasoning and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and with a team to achieve outcomes;
  • Have the ability to coordinate allocation of resources (human and material);
  • Have completed or working towards:
    • Certificate IV (Workplace training and assessment)
    • Post graduate clinical or education qualification; and
    • Demonstrate a passion for clinical teaching and education.

UnitingCare Health is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation for all children who come into contact with our services. It is our expectation that our employees will share in this commitment.  Therefore, employees and successful candidates in specified roles will be required to hold a valid ’Blue Card’ in line with the ’Working with Children Check’ requirements.

Criminal record checks will be conducted for all successful candidates.


Working as part of the UnitingCare Health at The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital, our staff enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:


  • Friendly values based environment
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths in both clinical and leadership streams
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities including Post graduate leaderships programs
  • Flexible working arrangements


For more information regarding this opportunity please contact Kathy Carfantan, Assistant Director of Clinical Services on phone (07) 5430 3399 or email kathy.carfantan@uchealth.com.au


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.


We look forward to receiving your applications by Sunday, 31st May 2017

Contact Person Kathy Carfantan
Contact Number 5430 3399
Contact Email kathy.carfantan@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 31/05/2017
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