Clinical Skills Support Nurse, Melbourne Veterinary School

University of Melbourne
April 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:$73,943 - $78,476
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Clinical Skills Support Nurse, Melbourne Veterinary School

Job no: 0052272 Location: Werribee Role type: Full-time; Continuing Faculty: Science Department/School: Melbourne Veterinary School Salary: UOM 4 – $73,943 - $78,476 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Enhance clinical skills training for the students.
  • Ensure practical competency and comprehensive clinical understanding.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role The Clinical Skills Support Nurse holds a pivotal role in facilitating and advancing the clinical skills training of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students. This position collaborates closely with students, academic staff, and other stakeholders. Its primary objective is to foster the development of practical competencies, ensuring students acquire a comprehensive understanding of clinical practices.

    Under broad direction from the Team Lead, Clinical Teaching Support, the Clinical Teaching Support Nurse will maintain currency of best veterinary clinical practices, quality assurance in patient care and operational knowledge while rotating across:

  • Clinical Sites: Providing guidance and support to students during clinical skills training activities at locations that include the Greencross Veterinary Hospital, Lost Dog's Home, and other clinical sites as required by the School.
  • Pathology: Providing pathology instructions to students and services to clients as required.
  • Clinical Skills Lab: Assembling and supporting clinical skills training and assessment activities across major veterinary species. This includes constructing new training stations and Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) assessment stations, assist in the development and support of practical classes, computer-assisted learning modules, and handling live animals and clinical skills simulators.
  • The role necessitates working across multiple sites and campuses across Victoria.

    Who we are looking for You will possess demonstrated skills and experience in assisting with various clinical procedures while adhering to relevant policies and standard operating procedures. Additionally, you should have a proven ability to effectively organize clinical spaces, including diagnostic suites, and manage equipment, medicines, and consumables, ensuring optimal stock levels and seamless operations, including procurement from suppliers.

    You will also have:

  • Completion of a relevant Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (or equivalent) with relevant work experience. A Diploma of Veterinary Nursing is highly desirable.
  • Experience of supporting training, education or development of students or staff in a veterinary setting.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise and meet competing demands and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously, flexibly and effectively as part of a team to achieve goals and objectives.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – “Melbourne Veterinary School“ The Melbourne Veterinary School is Australia's number-one ranked veterinary school with a proud tradition of excellence in research, education, and leadership.

    The Melbourne Veterinary School has research strengths in animal diseases, zoonotic infectious diseases, production animal systems (including dairy and red meat) and animal welfare. The Melbourne Veterinary School provides the only professional entry veterinary medicine program in Victoria and covers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate subjects across veterinary science with Australia's premiere graduate Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, which is nationally and internationally accredited by VSAAC, RCVS and the AVMA COE.

    The School is a central component of the Faculty of Sciences which has an outstanding international reputation for excellence and innovation in research, curriculum development and for links within industry, policy makers, other research institutes and the wider community.

    What we offer you! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

    The University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected], with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us!

    If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    Applications close: 08 April 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

    Advertised: 18 Mar 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 08 Apr 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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