Clinical Educator - Pharmacy
- : Health Workforce Queensland
- : 14-Jul-2020
- : Toowoomba & Darling Downs QLD
Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH) is a joint initiative of The University of Queensland (UQ), University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Darling Downs Health (DDH) and South West Hospital and Health Service (SWHHS). We support nursing, midwifery, allied health students and health professionals to develop a high quality and highly skilled workforce across regional, rural and remote Southern Queensland.
SQRH is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health as a University Department of Rural Health under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program (RHMTP). SQRH is funded to engage with the local communities to support the delivery of training to students, maintain and progress an evidence base and the rural health research agenda, support improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, and provide regional leadership in developing innovative training solutions to address rural workforce recruitment retention.
For more information about SQRH, please click here.
About This Opportunity
This position will see you supporting effective, high quality rural training experiences for undergraduate Pharmacy students across regional, rural and remote Southern Queensland. You will also facilitate interprofessional learning opportunities during student placements and enhance of support and education to both students and clinical supervisors. Key responsibilities will include:
- Leading interprofessional learning opportunities within the health care environment.
- Developing and delivering educational materials that incorporate emerging information technology.
- Partnering with health-care professionals and academic staff during rural clinical placements to develop high quality learning opportunities for pharmacy students.
- Providing best practice clinical and educational support to clinical supervisors.
- Assisting in identifying a range of supports that would further enhance rural clinical learning experiences.
- Actively engage in research that is aimed at contributing to an evidence-base within a rural health agenda.
This position is primarily located in Toowoomba at the Baillie Henderson Hospital Campus, however travel will be required to work from other sites across the Darling Downs and South West Queensland regions as required.
Our Ideal Candidate
Along with a tertiary degree in Pharmacy, you will also hold at least 3 years broad clinical experience as a Pharmacist. To best support our students, you will also bring demonstrated experience in clinical education and a sound knowledge of interprofessional education. Your high level interpersonal and consultation skills will ensure a true partnership with health-care professionals and academic staff to provide rural clinical placements. Finally, you will have a commitment to research activities, a willingness to participate in rural health research, and bring established relationships to promote the discipline across both the university and broader community levels.
You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity. Current and full registration with AHPRA is a requirement of this appointment.
We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to .
What We Can Offer
This is a part time (0.4FTE), fixed term position until 31 December 2020, with a possibility of extension subject to funding.
At Academic Level B, full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $97,590- $115,888, plus super of up to 17%.
You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, discounted private health insurance, development programs and many other benefits.
To discuss this role please contact Nicola Cotter.
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Want to Apply?
To submit an application for this role, apply directly at the UQ Jobs Portal here.
Ensure to include the following
- Cover letter
- Responses to the Selection Criteria
To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.
Applications close: 27 July 2020, 11:00pm (AEST)
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