Specialist Simulation Education (Teaching Specialist)
Job no: 0045257
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Hospital based
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
Salary: $107,547 - $127,707 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 17% super
Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia's #1 university,
and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We
are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence,
and our global engagement.
About The Melbourne Medical School
The Melbourne Medical School (MMS) was established in 1862 and has a
substantial international reputation for its leadership in teaching and
training, health research, policy and practice. The MMS is committed to
working with the communities we serve to improve health and advance health
care. We will do this through our teaching, learning, research, clinical care
The MMS is composed of eight clinical departments (General Practice, Medical
Education, Medicine and Radiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics,
Psychiatry, Rural Health and Surgery) which are embedded within clinical
health services throughout metropolitan Melbourne and rural Victoria.
About the Role
This is a Fixed Term, Part-time role (0.3 FTE) - FTE may be negotiable with
the opportunity to Job Share, subject to applicant pool.
Located at the Northern Hospital in Epping, the Simulation Teaching Specialist
will join an innovative teaching team and provide high level teaching and
learning opportunities for the MD medical students.
In the delivery of the University of Melbourne medical course at the Northern
Clinical School, the Simulation Teaching Specialist will provide leadership
and guidance to the nursing and medical educators in simulation education. The
role incorporates curriculum design and delivery of the Simulation program
delivered to all 4 years of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course.
In a typical week at work, you may:
prepare and teach case scenarios in the Northern Centre for Health
Education Research Simulation centre.
contribute to the development of innovative ways to teach, assess and
certify competency of students' skills for the MD curriculum in the
assist in the development of new course/subject material and review of
existing course/subject material in medical simulation.
liaise and consult with teaching, clinical and professional staff within
the Melbourne Medical School and Northern Health regarding
Highly developed interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work as
part of a team will enable you to foster strong working relationships with all
teaching staff, including the Procedural Skills Specialist teacher, clinical
partners and students in furthering the goals and objective of the Melbourne
Ideally, you will further have:
a medical qualification recognisable in Australia and Fellowship in an
Australian College (e.g. FRACP, FRACGP, FACCRM, etcetera)
Australian Resuscitation Council Advanced Life Support Instructor (level
experience in teaching procedural skills, resuscitation skills and
simulation in the acute hospital environment.
highly developed interpersonal skills, with excellent verbal and written
communication skills, and an ability to maintain confidentiality at all
demonstrated initiative and innovation across a range of teaching styles.
experience in patient bedside teaching and supervision of students.
commitment to and experience in medical education, curriculum development
and delivery and assessment in a clinical setting.
an understanding of the needs of medical students of all backgrounds, and
the ability and willingness to counsel or refer students as needed.
demonstrated ability to be adaptive and accepting of new ideas, and a
willingness to approach new challenges and adjusts plans to meet new
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
Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be
part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:
Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural
Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness
and cultural clubs
Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards
and Qantas Club
Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff
and their immediate families
To find out more, please visit https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers.
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We recognise that our employees are at the core of all our successes and
achievements. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions
that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate
diversity. We promote inclusive behaviour, and we actively seek to learn from
each other. Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for our
If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application
including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the
selection criteria (found in the Position Description) for the role.
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look forward to receiving your application!
Advertised: 23 Nov 2021 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 06 Dec 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time