Lecturer (Year 2 Clinical Skills Coordinator)

Curtin University of Technology
July 12, 2024
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Established in 2017, the Curtin Medical School, which is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences, brings together multidisciplinary teaching and research expertise. The Curtin Medical School encompasses disciplines including Medicine, Pharmacy, Laboratory Medicine, Biomedical Science and Medical Radiation Science.

The Discipline of Medicine leads the only undergraduate medical degree in Western Australia. It is committed to producing graduates who are better equipped to meet community needs, with primary care expertise, strong leadership skills and the ability to operate effectively in Inter professional care teams.

Your new role

Curtin University's Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Program is enrolling an increasing number of students and the successful candidate for this position will coordinate the clinical skills activities in the second year of the MBBS.

As part of your role as Lecturer (Clinical Skills Coordinator), duties may include:

  • Planning and designing clinical skills curriculum
  • Development and delivery of related learning activities as required
  • Planning and conducting simulated patient (SP) sessions
  • Liaising with the SP support team
  • Liaising with the resource team for equipment support for tutorials/seminars/ OSCE
  • Managing a team of clinical skills tutors
  • Liaising with the Year 2 coordinator and Year 1 and 3 clinical skills coordinators to ensure there is vertical and horizontal integration of content
  • Liaising with the Year 2 OSCE lead to ensure constructive alignment of intended learning outcomes, learning activities and assessment Assist in the development, delivery and review of assessment items including OSCE stations, case-based discussions, and other competency-based assessments.

  • Designing, updating and maintaining any student facing documents and online interfaces such as blackboard.

  • Remediating any borderline students in collaboration with the Year 2 Unit Coordinator.
  • Involvement in any objective evaluation of clinical skills training modules.
  • We are Looking For

    Essential Criteria

  • Fellowship of a relevant medical college in Australia.
  • A medical degree and doctoral qualification (or equivalent accreditation and professional standing).
  • Experience in health care education
  • Experience and well-developed understanding of educational practice
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Desirable

  • Unrestricted AHPRA registration as a medical practitioner without any current undertakings or conditions.
  • About us The Curtin Medical School (CMS) encompasses the disciplines of Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacy, Biomedical Science, and Medical Radiation Science. CMS forms part of the Faculty of Health Sciences and is affiliated with two research institutes; the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI) and the enAble Institute for Health Science (enAble). The discipline of medicine headquarters are based out of a dedicated building on the University Bentley campus with tailored clinical teaching and simulation facilities.

    The School's mission – “To improve health in society through excellence and innovation in teaching, research and engagement with the university and global medical and bioscience communities” – encompasses a wide range of research in laboratory, clinical and community settings, a suite of eight undergraduate courses and Higher Degrees by Research in multiple disciplines.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a collegial team environment with a vibrant teaching and research community that is industry-facing and enjoys strong networks with other health professional educators both domestically and internationally.

    Curtin University We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life.

    Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes a gym, day- care centre, a medical centre, art gallery, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) with cash out options, customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise; as well as Hotel and Health Insurance discounts.
  • Time Well-Spent: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Leave (5 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus 18% more observed days off - enjoy 12 Public Holidays each year (including Easter Tuesday!), and 2 extra University Days over the Christmas/New Year Period (see EBA 51.1 and 51.9).
  • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin's wellbeing locations at https: // tinyurl.com/mtyf3vad
  • For more information about our university and benefits, please visit www. curtin.edu.au.

    Join us!

    To be considered, your application must include:

  • CV
  • Completed selection criteria template (link below)
  • Please copy and paste the following link into your browser to access:

  • Generic Academic Role Statement
  • Selection Criteria Template – Essential to be completed as part of your application. Please upload via the Selection Criteria option in the online application form.
  • Academic Capability Framework
  • Link (PDF version): https: // tinyurl.com/5378ywdf Link to criteria template (word version): https: // tinyurl.com/3npa3pyk

    Applications close: Friday 12 July 2024, 6PM AWST

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

    If you have any queries in relation to this opportunity or the application process, please contact our careers team on [email protected] or 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

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