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Telehealth (nursing) lecturer position at FLINDERS UNIVERSITY

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About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: Make a Difference: Agenda 2025, is to be internationally recognized as a global research leader, an innovator in contemporary education and the source of the most enterprising graduates of Australia.

To achieve this ambition, we recently made a significant organizational change to a six college structure with professional staff and service alignment.

We recognize that the key to our success lies in great people and we are looking for an exceptional person to join the team at our transformed university.

Type of employment:
Fixed term (Fixed term)

Summary of position
Term, full time – until December 2024

Level of remuneration:
Academic level B

Wage scale:
$ 99,827 – $ 118,135 a year

Reporting to:
Academic leader – Commitment and responsibility

A dynamic and progressive institution with a well-justified reputation for excellence in teaching and research, Flinders University Rural and Remote Health seeks to appoint Associate Professor / Professor in Alice Springs, Northern Territory within the College of Medicine and Health public

The Remote Health Instructor (Nursing) is a teaching and research position that will facilitate educational programs aimed at preparing health personnel for the unique context of remote and indigenous acute and primary health care. As an experienced nurse, the incumbent will bring nursing expertise to Rural and Remote Health’s multidisciplinary healthcare professional training team, primarily in Central Australia, but also across the SA footprint and NT.

Play a role in improving the public profile of rural and remote health and work to improve the recruitment and retention of nursing students in the clinical training / work-integrated learning (WIA) program so that they are equipped with the skills to practice effectively in remote areas, and remote and Indigenous health settings.

Contribute to quality research as well as planning and delivery of topics within the undergraduate and / or postgraduate subject / course series for healthcare professionals currently working or intending to work in the field of remote and indigenous health.

Contribute to strengthening existing partnerships or exploring new partnerships with external stakeholders who have the potential to provide better teaching, learning and / or research outcomes for rural and remote health.

Main responsibilities of the position

The lecturer in telehealth (nursing) is responsible for:

  • Create, coordinate, teach and expand inspiring, high-quality clinical training / work-integrated learning (WIL) programs that enhance the student experience and focus on remote and rural health and Indigenous health; while promoting interprofessional practice between nursing, paramedical and medical students.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders including industry, professional associations and organizations to ensure that the Clinical Education / Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program is relevant, sustainable , culturally appropriate, meets the needs of the workforce and conforms to the University’s policies and procedures and regulatory / accrediting authority requirements.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of professional development, training and skills development for practitioners involved in supervising students while participating in the clinical education / work-integrated learning (WIL) program in the context remote and indigenous health.
  • Contribute to the achievement of the specific parameters and reporting requirements of the Multidisciplinary Rural Health Training Program (RHMT) and contribute to the continued development, expansion and coordination of the Clinical Training / Work Integrated Learning (AIT) program ) in an interprofessional environment and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of relevant curriculum related to clinical education / work-integrated learning (WIA) and professional practice more broadly across the range of relevant undergraduate subjects / courses and / or postgraduate.
  • Make a high quality contribution to internal and external quality assurance, accreditation processes and participate in national / international research collaborations, produce high quality publications and participate in teams developing acquisitions of external grants.
  • Contribute to the development of a respectful, confident and collaborative work environment.
  • Some work outside of working hours (including weekends) as well as in rural NT and highways may be required.
  • All other responsibilities related to the level of the position as assigned by the supervisor and / or the University.

Key position capabilities

  • Completion of a doctorate or equivalent degree or one of the following:
    • 1.1. independent, peer-reviewed research evidence has been found to be of an equivalent standard in the field of the discipline.
    • 1.2. proof of professional status, reputation and qualifications demonstrated to be of an equivalent standard in the field of the discipline.
    • 1.3. completion of an advanced degree at the master’s level in a relevant field or substantial progress towards a doctorate in the field of the discipline.
  • A relevant health professional qualification with eligibility to be a member of the relevant registration board and / or professional association.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a positive work culture, including actions that support Flinders University’s Reconciliation Action Plan and educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Applied knowledge of the remote / Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander workforce, education and research and issues affecting the training and retention of health professionals working in the health field aborigines and / or remote Torres Strait Islanders.
  • Evidence or ability to undertake high quality education in a tertiary environment; e.g. clinical training / work integrated learning (WIA), subject coordination and curriculum design, curriculum review including accreditation processes, learning online, simulation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary clinical / professional practice and experience in training health professionals and / or equivalent teaching experience in a rural / remote setting, as well as demonstrated experience and active participation in training and interprofessional practice.
  • Evidence of relevant research experience, including peer-reviewed publications and grant submission.
  • Demonstrate the ability to practice in a culturally safe manner, including the ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, staff, communities, organizations and their representatives.
  • Excellent demonstrated oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with staff, students and industry.
  • Demonstrated experience and successful track record in supervising specialist and graduate students (desirable).
  • Self-identifies as Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander (desirable).

For more information regarding the position, or to have a confidential discussion, please contact: Narelle Campbell

Government of the Northern Territory legislation (Child Welfare and Protection Act 2007) now requires that all persons in employment related to children or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child. child, to hold an “authorization to work with children” (ocher Carte). This position involves work related to children and is assessed as requiring a work permit with children / ocher card.

If you are required to work in any capacity, incidental or otherwise, in a health care facility or other facility identified under a government directive issued under the Emergency Management Act of 2004 ( SA) or the Public Health and Environmental Act 2011 (NT), you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of your vaccination as a condition of your employment.

Flinders University closing period:

Please note that Flinders University will be closed from Monday, December 20, 2021 to Friday, January 7, 2022. All inquiries regarding vacancies during this period will be answered as soon as possible once staff are back on site. .

Information for applicants:

You are required to provide a declaration of suitability for no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position, as outlined above. In addition, you must upload your CV.

A valid and satisfactory National Police Certificate for the University will also be required before the successful candidate can commence this position.

We seek to increase diversity in order to improve equality of opportunity for employees, and that is why we encourage female applicants, people with disabilities and / or of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Please note that late applications and applications sent through agencies will not be accepted.

Applications close at 11.59pm:

Jan 09, 2022