Jobs: External examiner opportunities

External Examiner – Healthcare-related research modules

Opening Date:
29 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
02 Mar 2020
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The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for our portfolio of healthcare-related research modules and courses offered within the Department of Post-Registration Education in the Institute of Health, which offers CPD for qualified nurses, AHPs, and medical doctors. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the modular coursework across this provision with research focus. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the healthcare research-based assessments (including Masters Dissertations) across the courses noted below: • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice • MSc Professional Practice in Healthcare • BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Healthcare • MSc Emergency Practitioner • MSc Adult Critical Care Nursing We are seeking candidates whose expertise in healthcare research would enable them to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work from arising from the research-based modules offered in those courses. External examiners are required to attend at least one Assessment Board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting at the beginning of academic year 2020-2021. Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address: FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date is 02/03/2020 Please quote reference number: CRE20.01.2020

External Examiner – Healthcare Leadership, Service Improvement, Clinical Governance, and Career development modules

Opening Date:
29 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
02 Mar 2020
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The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for our portfolio of healthcare leadership, service improvement, and career development modules and courses offered within the Department of Post-Registration Education in the Institute of Health, which offers CPD for qualified nurses, AHPs, and medical doctors. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the modular coursework across this provision with a healthcare leadership focus. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the healthcare leadership-based assessments across the courses (and associated modules) noted below:
  • MSc Professional Practice in Healthcare
  • MSc Professional Practice in Healthcare (Leadership and Management)
  • BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Healthcare
We are seeking candidates whose expertise in healthcare leadership and service improvement would enable them to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work from arising from the leadership-based modules offered in those courses. External examiners are required to attend at least one Assessment Board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting at the beginning of academic year 2020-2021. Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address: FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date is 02/03/2020 Please quote reference number: CPDL20.01.2020

External Examiner – Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) modules

Opening Date:
29 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
02 Mar 2020
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The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for our portfolio of Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) modules and courses offered within the Department of Post-Registration Education in the Institute of Health, which offers CPD for qualified nurses, AHPs, and medical doctors. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the modular coursework across this provision with a Health Visiting focus. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the Health Visting-based assessments across our BSc (Hons), PG Dip, and Apprenticeship-based Health Visiting courses (and associated modules). We are seeking candidates whose expertise would enable them to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work from arising from the modules offered in our Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) courses. External examiners are required to attend at least one Assessment Board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting at the beginning of academic year 2020-2021. Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address: FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date is 02/03/2020 Please quote reference number: CP120.01.2020

External Examiner – Nursing Associate Foundation Degree

Opening Date:
30 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
21 Feb 2020
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The University of Bedfordshire, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint an external examiner to the Nursing Associate Foundation Degree course. This is a full-time course which extends over a period of two academic years and is for direct entry students and apprentices. It adopts a work-integrated approach to learning which facilitates the application of theoretical learning within the workplace. Students and/or apprentices attend university one day a week and engage in work-based learning activities in a healthcare practice setting for the remainder of the time. The course runs yearly with approximately 35-40 students and/or apprentices in each intake. We are keen to recruit someone who has either expertise in work-based learning or experience of delivering such a course. Whilst external examiner experience is desirable, we also welcome expressions of interest from individuals new to this role. The successful candidate will be offered an induction programme and will be supported throughout the duration of their tenure. You will be asked to attend approximately 3 academic boards per year. You will also be invited to observe practical assessments (such as OSCEs) and visit students within practice areas. The specific remit includes review of units at academic levels 4 and 5 contributing to the above award The term of office for the successful candidate will be for a period of 4 years from February 2020. Please note that all External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University’s External Examiner Committee. For expressions of interest please send a current CV to: Jackie Cashmore at Jackie.cashmore@beds.ac.uk based at the University of Bedfordshire

Midwifery External Examiner – De Montfort University

Opening Date:
27 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
21 Feb 2020
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The Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery at De Montfort University Leicester is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our pre-registration Midwifery programme. We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable them to monitor the quality of this programme. Duties will include the review of the students’ academic work and Practice Assessment Documents plus visiting practice learning partners as required at least once a year as per Nursing and Midwifery Council requirements. External examiners are also required to attend assessment boards, complete an annual report and provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for a period of 4 years, starting in September 2020 – September 2024 Essential: Applicant must be registered as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Desirable: Previous experience as an External Examiner. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment and Right to Work in the UK Right verification. For further information, please contact Rachel Wells – Programme Leader on 0116 2013823 Letters of application are invited, together with a CV to r.wells@dmu.ac.uk

External Examiner for Non-Medical Prescribing Programme

Opening Date:
24 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
24 Feb 2020
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External examiner for postgraduate awards in the Institute of Health within the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing at the University of Wolverhampton The University of Wolverhampton requires an external examiner for our continuing professional development courses contributing to the undergraduate and postgraduate courses for Non-Medical Prescribing. The external examiner will be expected to monitor the quality of the coursework across the modules and courses noted below: 6NH026 Non-Medical Prescribing Practice (V300) 6NH032 Prescribing for Practice (V150) and Level 7 6NH033 Clinical Pharmacology for Healthcare Professionals (V300) 7NH019 Advanced Pharmacology for Non-Medical Prescribing 7NH020 Advanced Perspectives of Non-Medical Prescribing Practice Extended /Supplementary Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) Prescribing for Practice Non-Medical Prescribing (V150) Prescribing for Practice Non-Medical Prescribing (V150) Level 7 Extended /Supplementary Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) Level 7 We are seeking candidates whose areas of clinical professional expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these non-medical prescribing courses and externally moderate assessed work. Candidates must be appropriately qualified and experienced prescribers on the register of their statutory regulator (NMC or HCPC). External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in academic year 2019-2020. For informal enquiries regarding this post please contact Dr Julian Barratt (Julian.Barratt@wlv.ac.uk), Head of Post-Registration Education. Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address: FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date: 24 February 2020 Please quote Ref no: NMP29.11.2019

External Examiner – Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours

Opening Date:
23 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
20 Feb 2020
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The School of Health and Social Care at the University of Lincoln is seeking an experienced External Examiner for our adult pre-registration nursing programmes. The curriculum has been developed from the NMC Standards (NMC 2018) The successful applicant will be responsible for reviewing 30 credit modules delivered at level 4 and any associated level 5 modules for the final presentation of the current BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult). The modules are as follows:
  • Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours
  • Fundamental nursing care
  • Nursing and the interprofessional team
  • Person centred holistic adult nursing care
  • Personal development and resilience
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Cognition and interpretation in Nursing
  • Engaging with adult nursing practice: Promoting ethical practice
  • Engaging with adult nursing practice: History taking and assessment
  • Forging values based nursing practice
Please see the following links for a full Programme Specification: Nursing (Registered Nurse – Adult) Bachelor of Science with Honours, https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/nurnurub/ External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:
  • the approval of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • discussions with relevant academic staff
  • the review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice documents / visits
  • the endorsement of marks to confirm that the marks are an agreed, fully moderated and externally examined set of results
  • the submission of annual reports
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • agreement to programme modifications
Ideal applicants should possess the following:
  • Current registration (Adult field) & teaching qualification with the NMC
  • Relevant experience to maintain comparable quality standards
Applications for the post should be made by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and appropriate covering letter: Caroline Riley, Student Experience and Professional Standards Officer, CRiley@lincoln.ac.uk

External Examiner (x2) – Bachelor of Nursing Degree Programme

Opening Date:
22 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2020
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Two External Examiners are required for the BN (Hons) Degree programme at the Nursing & Health Care School, University of Glasgow. The Nursing & Health Care School is part of the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing, within the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS). For further information regarding the College, please visit www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/mvls. We offer both an Honours (4 years) and Ordinary Degree (3 years), leading to Registration in Adult Nursing and our School has been rated Number 1 in The Complete University Guide in 2018, 2019 and 2020. We have access to excellent facilities and a wide range of world-renowned experts in their subjects. The integration of a strong science component, with caring and leadership skills, is a unique feature of our undergraduate programme. We have excellent relationships with clinical staff across NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, where students have clinical placements. The ideal candidates would have undergraduate nursing programme experience. Although the programme has a strong science component, the focus for these external examiners would be the nursing and research related courses. The appointments will be for 4 years, from September 2020 and will either cover courses in Years 1 & 2 or courses in Years 3 & 4. The commitment required is a follows:
  • To engage in communication with the UG programme team
  • To review a range of coursework throughout the year
  • Attendance at the June Examination Board/s, including morning meetings with students and staff and the submission of the External Examiner report.
For further information, please contact Doreen Molloy, doreen.molloy@glasgow.ac.uk), 0141 330 5613. If you wish to be considered for this, please submit a CV by email to Susan Nellany, susan.nellany@glasgow.ac.uk, by 28th February 2020.

External Examiner – Pre registration Nursing (Adult) 3 vacancies

Opening Date:
23 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2020
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The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Hull are looking forward to working with three new External Examiners for modules within our BSc (Hons) Nursing pre-registration nursing programme. The duties of the position are as follows:
  • Consideration and moderation of students’ assessments of theory and practice learning.
  • Submission of an External Examiner’s Annual Report
  • Membership and attendance at Boards of Examiners
  • Collaboration with programme directors, module leaders and administrative colleagues to inform the continued monitoring, review and enhancement of these programmes.
External examiners appointments are typically for a period of four years and the appointment is for the start of the 2019 academic year. Applicants with relevant experience and knowledge of pre-registration nursing education must also be Adult field nurses registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Previous experience as an External Examiner is desirable. Appointment is subject to meeting the university’s criteria for the appointment of External Examiners. To apply for this post please send a copy of your CV to fhs-quality@hull.ac.uk. For an informal discussion please ring Kate Bowers, Academic Lead for Nursing, Kate Bowers, 01482 464527, K.bowers@hull.ac.uk.

External Examiner – Master in Public Health & MSc Health & Social Care

Opening Date:
20 Jan 2020
Closing Date:
21 Feb 2020
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The University of Wolverhampton is seeking to appoint a Module and Award external examiner to oversee our the provision of the Master in Public Health/MSc Health & Social Care courses. The appointment will commence next academic year (2020/21)for a tenure period of four years. All External Examiner appointments are subject to approval by the University Academic Board, therefore you must not have had any formal links with the University o Wolverhampton within the last five years. Role Requirements: (further details of the module duties will be provided prior to formal application or on request) We are seeking candidates whose areas of expertise would enable him or her to monitor the quality of these courses and externally moderate assessed work. External examiners are required to attend at least one assessment board a year and complete an annual report. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise. The post is for an initial period of 4 years, starting in 2020– 2024 Interested persons should send their CV to following e-mail address FEHWQuality@wlv.ac.uk Closing date is 20/02/2020 Please quote Ref No: MPH20.01.20