Position Details
Reference Number 32877
Position Title Clinical Nurse Educator - Paediatric Subject Co-ordinator
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Clinical Nurse Educator, Paediatric Subject Coordinator

  • Opportunity to join the Nursing Education team
  • Registered Nurse, Grade 4B 
  • Part time, Fixed Term – 0.2EFT (this role is available to be added to existing EFT)

The hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our commitment to child safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The role:

The Nurse Educator, Paediatric Nursing Subject Co-ordinator is responsible for the coordination and delivery of teaching paediatric nursing within the specialty graduate nursing practice program.

The Nursing Subject Co-ordinator will work directly with the program and academic coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Paediatrics) to support the delivery of the speciality of paediatric nursing.

The Clinical Nurse Educator is an advanced clinical nurse who stimulates enquiry, reflection and the use of evidence in clinical practice to promote excellence in family centered care and advance practice change.


To be successful in this role you will bring:

  •  Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Masters in Nursing, Education, Paediatrics or equivalent
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of adult learning principles
  • Extensive paediatric clinical experience
  • Experience working with learning management systems
  • Preceptorship experience and knowledge
  • Small or large group teaching experience


It is also desirable that you will have:

  • Project or program management experience
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment or equivalent
  • Relevant recent clinical experience within an acute care setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated skills in developing and evaluating education programs


Appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.

The RCH provides world class facilities for staff, patients and families, making it an exciting place to work and progress you career. We offer a competitive salary and salary packaging options along with interesting and varied work. The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We also encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Be a part of a great children’s hospital, leading the way.

For further information about the care that Nursing Education provides, go to: http://www.rch.org.au/Nursing Education

Contact Person Melody Trueman
Contact Number 93455771
Alternate Contact Person Sharon Kinney
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 17/01/2019
Position Description Nurse Educator - Pedaitric Nursing Subject Coorindator December 2018.pdf