Anzsco Job Descriptons

Nurse Educator – ANZSCO 254211


Designs, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of nursing education and staff development programs, and manages educational resources.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles
  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Staff Development Nurse
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
  • 2322-11 Nurse Educator

Group: 2542 Nurse Educators and Researchers


provide clinical and theoretical education to and promote professional development of nurses and midwives, and conduct research into nursing practice.

  • researching, planning, developing and implementing nursing curricula
  • facilitating practical experience for general and specialist nurses
  • evaluating ongoing and changing educational needs and monitoring course outcomes
  • participating in developing and implementing policies affecting nursing, nurse education and health
  • undertaking and promoting nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and disseminating research information
  • promoting utilisation of current research findings into clinical nursing practice and patient management
  • promoting the implementation of research and research findings into organisation-wide functions such as safety, quality and risk management
  • providing support and education for other nurses undertaking research
Skill Level

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group
  • 254211 Nurse Educator
  • 254212 Nurse Researcher
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