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Education Adviser

Vacancy listed on 13 November 2018.
Applications close on 26 November 2018

The Medical Council of New Zealand is the regulator for doctors. It protects the public interest by registering doctors to practise medicine in New Zealand, setting standards, ensuring compliance with those standards, and taking action where concerns are raised.

Due to expansion of Council's Education team, we have an exciting new opportuniity in the role of Education Adviser. The Education Adviser will focus on the Council's obligations in medical education and accreditation of training providers. You will be a key interface with Council governance in particular Council’s Education Committee.
This is an exciting opportunity for a confident professional with advanced writing skills and analytical ability. In this role you will facilitate the Council's work in accrediting training providers that deliver medical training for intern doctors and also vocational training providers. You will be involved in drafting accreditation reports and leading policy projects relating to education standards.
To be successful in this role you will need to have well developed interpersonal skills and quickly gain the trust of others. You will be highly organised and adept at multi-tasking and working to deadlines. You will enjoy building strong relationships with key stakeholders, including members of Council's Education Committee, medical schools, vocational colleges and Chief Medical Officers in DHBs. You will have the ability to write well and will be comfortable both writing and peer reviewing reports. The ideal candidate will have medical education and/or accreditation experience.
You will also identify opportunities for the Medical Council to improve its delivery of regulatory functions including recommendations for changes to policy and processes.
This is a role that will offer interesting, varied and stimulating work. You will work closely with and report to the Team Leader, Education.
Ideal person profile: 

The Medical Council of New Zealand is the regulator for doctors. It protects the public interest by registering doctors to practise medicine in New Zealand, setting standards, ensuring compliance with those standards, and taking action where concerns are raised.

Due to expansion of Council's Education team, we have an exciting new opportuniity in the role of Education Adviser. The Education Adviser will focus on the Council's obligations in medical education and accreditation of training providers. You will be a key interface with Council governance in particular Council’s Education Committee.

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident professional with advanced writing skills and analytical ability. In this role you will facilitate the Council's work in accrediting training providers that deliver medical training for intern doctors and also vocational training providers. You will be involved in drafting accreditation reports and leading policy projects relating to education standards.

To be successful in this role you will need to have well developed interpersonal skills and quickly gain the trust of others. You will be highly organised and adept at multi-tasking and working to deadlines. You will enjoy building strong relationships with key stakeholders, including members of Council's Education Committee, medical schools, vocational colleges and Chief Medical Officers in DHBs. You will have the ability to write well and will be comfortable both writing and peer reviewing reports. The ideal candidate will have medical education and/or accreditation experience.

You will also identify opportunities for the Medical Council to improve its delivery of regulatory functions including recommendations for changes to policy and processes.

This is a role that will offer interesting, varied and stimulating work. You will work closely with and report to the Team Leader, Education.

Ideal person profile: 

  • Experience in medical education and/or accreditation processes in industry training organisations
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to produce high quality written work
  • Strong oral and presentation skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Enthusiasm and a great attitude
  • Experience working with and for committees

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 20 November 2018.

Please send applications to Bernadine Lynch, HR Manager on BLynch@mcnz.org.nz

Position Description

Applications close on 26 November 2018

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