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Interprofessional Practice Co-ordinator (South West)

Interprofessional Practice Co-ordinator (South West)

Full time

Location: Charleville

An excellent career opportunity is available within the team based at Charleville – the Interprofessional Practice Co-ordinator (South West) leads activities in the South West region. The position calls for a suitably qualified candidate willing to build on the significant progress made to support nursing, midwifery and allied health students in rural and remote practice.

Ideal Candidate

To be successful, you will hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant nursing, midwifery or allied health discipline, plus a relevant postgraduate qualification. You will bring extensive relevant experience in clinical practice or clinical education, along with successful leadership experience within either the health or higher education sectors. Your advanced level knowledge of contemporary approaches to clinical education standards will be key to success in this position, as will the application of evidence-based approaches to health care in a rural environment. You will also hold an advanced knowledge of interprofessional education and practice and a demonstrated understanding of the demands within a complex and multi-disciplinary clinical and teaching environment.

To be successful for this position, you must:

  • Hold unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.
  • Possess, or obtain, current general registration or certificate to practice with AHPRA or other relevant professional governing body.
  • Hold a current and valid driver's licence.
  • Provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

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

Position Description

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Applications close on October 27, 2020


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Geoff Argus.

For application queries, please contact stating the job number in the subject line.

Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH)

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.

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