Position Details
Reference Number 15382
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator - Perioperative
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 3
Position Summary

Located in the beautiful beach region of the Sunshine Coast, Buderim Private Hospital has grown to be one of the coasts largest private hospitals committed to improving the health and well-being of the community. With over 700 staff dedicated to the health of our patients, the latest technology, a wide range of highly qualified specialists and cutting edge diagnostic services, it’s no wonder this facility is rated as one of the best hospitals in Australia. This high level of care, commitment and expertise is what makes the hospital a leading provider of healthcare services on the Sunshine Coast.


Buderim Private Hospital provides wide a range of surgical services, performed in eight state-of-the-art operating theatres. These include: gynaecology, obstetrics, colorectal, ear, nose and throat, endoscopic services, general surgery, ophthalmology, oral and maxillofacial, orthopaedic, plastic and cosmetic, spinal, urology and urodynamic, vascular and robotic surgery.


We are currently seeking an experienced Clinical Nurse Educator to deliver education across our Perioperative teams.   As an enthusiastic and experienced perioperative nurse, your passion for this area is evident in your desire to impart knowledge and skills to your peers.


You will play an integral role in the provision of comprehensive perioperative education, working to achieve the best learning outcomes through creating an open and supporting learning culture.


This is a Level 3 Permanent Part Time Opportunity with a base hourly rate of $51.53 + Super. 


You will confidently coordinate the allocation of education resources and individuals, and expertly manage the conflicting priorities that arise in a clinical education environment. You will join and be supported by a passionate and collaborative team of experienced Clinical Facilitators and Nurse Educators, led by the Education Manager.


In applying, you will demonstrate:

  • A passion for clinical teaching and education
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to a diverse range of individuals
  • Ability to work both autonomously and effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Advanced clinical reasoning and problem solving skills
  • At least 5 years clinical experience in a perioperative environment
  • Previous experience delivering clinical education in a perioperative environment
  • Completed (or working towards) Post Graduate Qualification and Cert IV TAE
  • Current AHPRA registration

Ideally, you will be a skilled clinician across all areas of perioperative. However we will also consider applicants with experience limited to specialities, such as PACU, Scrub Scout and Anaesthetics. This role will be appointed as a 0.6, with the opportunity to job share to cover specific perioperative specialities as required.


Come Work With Us:


Working as part of the team at Buderim Private Hospital, you’ll join a values led organisation, focused on putting people at the centre of everything we do.  We actively promote a healthy work life balance, and provide access to a range of benefits including

  • Generous salary packaging options which increase your take home pay;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Free Onsite parking and discounted services
  • Access to internal job opportunities across UnitingCare Queensland

For more information on the benefits of working with us please click below:



Applications Close Friday, 22nd of December 2017.


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


Please note, due to Christmas shutdown periods, if you are shortlisted you will be contacted week commencing 8th of January 2018 for interview.



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. Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. 

Contact Person Alex Spencer
Contact Number 5430 3347
Contact Email alex.spencer@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Maria Sam
Alternate Contact Number 5430 3358
Closing Date 22/12/2017
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