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Posted: 19 Aug 2022
Location: NW TAS
An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a skilled clinical and operational leader to take on the permanent role of Nursing Director – Education and Research for the Department of Health, North West Tasmania.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Nursing/Midwifery — North West (EDONM), this role is accountable for the overall strategic and operational management of nursing education, research and training across the North West, as well as supporting interdisciplinary connections, to advance exemplary professional practice and patient outcomes.
What’s on Offer
Are you passionate about developing people? Do you have an understanding of contemporary adult and workplace learning principles and approaches?
We are searching for someone who is able to build productive working relationship not only with staff, but with education providers.
An understanding of the requirements of ongoing education, research and development of a health facility is critical.
Your communication skills must be top notch, in this role they will be your most important tools. The list of skills should be so long that we can’t list them all here, but if we had to pick a few it would be your ability to influence, inspire and ensure a clear message is delivered.
You will be a leader within our health service. Your impressive list of leadership skills must contain the ability to negotiate, delegate and foster a culture of improvement. You will be a leader in developing research skills within our team. You must be able to lead a team to design, develop, implement and evaluate education and training for nursing and midwifery staff to support and enhance their competency in areas critical to the organisation now and in the future. Developing research skills for the staff within our services is another critical skill.
In collaboration with Nursing Leadership across the NW Region, this role sets the strategic direction of Nursing and Midwifery education and training, ensuring we can meet the needs of the future, based on extensive knowledge of healthcare systems, workforce development, policy and legislation.
Note: — Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.
Details of Appointments
Permanent full time day work position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP
Base Salary: $128 929 per annum + 10.5% superannuation
Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:
How to Apply
Applications close 30th September 2022
For More Information
Position: Executive Director of Nursing and Care Redesign
Phone: (03) 6478 5275