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Clinical Educator - Medicine

Apply now Job no: 498132
Work type: Part time
Location: Burnie
Categories: Teaching Focused

Clinical Educator - Medicine

  • Fixed-term, part time position (0.8FTE) until December 2024.
  • Based in Burnie.
  • provides clinical skills and simulation training for undergraduate medical students at the Rural Clinical School.

The RCS is funded through the Commonwealth Government Department of Health’s Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program which is aimed at increasing the number of health professionals working in rural, remote and regional Australia. Specifically, the RCS supports undergraduate exposure to rurally based clinical training for medical students with a goal of increasing the subsequent uptake of rural health careers.

The Opportunity

The Clinical Educator is a member of the academic team delivering the integrated rural undergraduate Doctor of Medicine (MD) program (predominantly the last two years of the degree) based at the RCS. The Clinical Educator is responsible for planning and delivering clinical skills and simulation teaching aligned to the medical curriculum and teaching timetable.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Teach clinical skills to undergraduate medical students across areas of the MD curriculum appropriate to your expertise and qualifications.
  • Manage and maintain clinical simulation equipment and consumables.
  • Organise and deliver simulation based clinical teaching and assessments in both hospital and off-site rural settings.
  • Develop effective clinical learning and teaching strategies based on contemporary evidence and practice.
  • Mentor and support rural medical students both at an individual and peer group level to succeed in their rural medical training pathway.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive interdisciplinary relationships across the College.
  • Maintain currency of clinical practice and look for opportunities to continuously improve academic learning and teaching skills.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • Current registration as either a medical practitioner or a nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a minimum of five years postgraduate clinical and professional experience.
  • Expertise in the use of medical and nursing simulation technology within a clinical learning environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with a particular emphasis on building learning and teaching relationships with students and other health care professionals.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team that includes both professional and academic staff with high-level organisational skills.
  • Ability to maintain currency of clinical skills through current practice and/or through professional development.


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $142,799 (pro-rata) comprising base salary within the range of $105,131 to $122,050 plus 17% superannuation (pro-rata).

COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide the following supporting documentation:
    • Resume;
    • Cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role;
    • Your responses to the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Lizzi Shires, Professor, or  (03) 6430 4568.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Sunday, 11 December 2022, 11.55pm

Download File PD - Clinical Educator - Medicine.pdf

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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