Clinical Technician - Nursing and Midwifery

University of Queensland
June 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$74,378 - $82,842
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

  • Ensure the efficient operation of clinical skills simulations for students

  • Ideal role for candidates with a background in health, nursing, or midwifery

  • Flexible start/finish times

  • Primarily based at the Mater Hospital in South Brisbane, with some travel to the Translational Research Institute in the Princess Alexandra Hospital Campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including flexible start/finish times

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work have an opportunity for a Clinical Technician to join the team. The primary purpose of the Clinical Technician is to support the students and teaching staff within the clinical component of programs offered by the School. You will prepare clinical simulation spaces for teaching and maintain clinical simulation equipment and consumables. Working primarily at the Mater Hospital campus, with some travel to the PA Hospital campus, you will provide Clinical Skills support and oversee facilities and operations functions.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with designated clinical units/areas and supporting clinical lecturers

  • Supporting preparation and conduct of Clinical Skills sessions for students

  • Ordering, storing, stock taking, and maintenance/cleaning of equipment

  • Requesting repairs, maintenance, alterations, and improvements within the clinical simulation spaces

  • Conducting annual workplace inspections with clinical sites, workshops, and offices

  • This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position until 28 June 2024. Work hours are within regular business hours, however flexible start and finish times can be negotiated with the preferred candidate.

    At HEW level 5, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $74,378 - $82,842, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $87,023 - $96,926 annually.

    About You
  • Experience in a clinical setting in health, nursing, or midwifery.

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in health (desirable but not required); or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

  • Knowledge of nursing and midwifery equipment and medical supplies or the ability to rapidly gain this knowledge.

  • Capacity to function as part of a team with an ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with School staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to change and willing to explore new options and find creative solutions to problems.

  • Current Australian Drivers Licence.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.

  • Excellent organisational skills, demonstrates attention to detail, and the ability to prioritise tasks.

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Ms Angelique Zamora at [email protected].

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.

    Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Tuesday 28th November at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-32338). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for week commencing 4th December 2023.

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