John Mizzi
John Mizzi
Trainer & Assessor, Nurse Educator & Registered Nurse

Hi there! I'm John Mizzi.

I'm a Trainer & Assessor, Nurse Educator & Registered Nurse

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Employment History

Learning and Workforce Development System Support Consultant

NorthWestern Mental Health, Melbourne Health
2018 to present

  • Collaboration with individuals and groups across the organisation to design engaging and innovative eLearning content.

  • Development of online content using authoring tools such as Storyline

  • Apply adult learning principles and instructional design methodology and models to learning materials.

  • Complete multiple concurrent tasks and produce high quality outputs within an approved timeline.

  • Rapidly interpret subject matter and competency requirements in relation to design and development of eLearning packages

  • Designing educative videos.

Trainer and Assessor

Wesley Health
2018 – 2018

  • Development and maintenance of training material and provision of training to a wide variety of learners.

  • Assessment of competency of learners.

  • Delivered training competency units:

    • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

    • BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Clinical Nurse Educator

NorthWestern Mental Health, Melbourne Health
2012 – 2018

  • Clinical trainer for primarily nursing staff, however training was also provided to medical and allied health colleagues.

  • Experienced in providing training resulting in effective change and sustainable improvements.

  • Maintenance of training databases.

Sessional Academic, Nursing Tutor

Victoria University
2011 – 2013

  • Development of teaching sessions and course material based on established curricula.

  • Provided weekly tuition to undergraduate nurses in a tutorial setting.

  • Delivered mental health simulation laboratories.

  • Marking of student assignments to deadlines.

  • Skilled in providing teaching to small and large groups in a variety of formats.

Associate Nurse Unit Manager

NorthWestern Mental Health, Melbourne Health
2001 – 2012

  • Senior clinician accountable for the management of the Northern Psychiatric Unit on a shift-by-shift basis.

  • Provided support, education and supervision to nursing staff.

  • Provided assessment, treatment and care to meet the needs of patients and family/carers.

  • Assisted with the implementation of an Electronic Medical Record (InfoMedix Clinical Patient Folder) as part of its implementation at Northern Health – see key activities.

Registered Nurse

NorthWestern Mental Health, Melbourne Health
2008 – 2011

  • Grade 2 Registered Nurse providing nursing care to consumers.

  • Providing support and education to carers and families.

Tertiary Education

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

ANMF (Vic Branch) Education Centre

Master of Advanced Nursing Practice

The University of Melbourne

Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing Practice

The University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Nursing

La Trobe University

Professional Registration

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency: Registered Nurse

Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

  • Current membership

Key Activities

Awarded Nurse of the Year 2017
Leadership Award NorthWestern Mental Health


  • Peer nominated award recognising excellence in delivering education and support to nurses to deliver best-practice consumer focused nursing care

Coordination of Graduate Nursing
Learning Management System


  • Part of a team that developed a Learning
    Management System for graduate nurses and their supervisors.

  • The Learning Management System is based in Moodle and has training packages and interactive resources to help facilitate the transition of the novice nurse into clinical practice.

Transition to the Mental Health Act (2014)


  • Developed and delivered education and
    training on the new Mental Health Act (2014) and
    associated procedures.

  • Developed training material to support its implementation.

  • Ongoing focus on influencing cultural change and improving service provision.

Transition to Electronic Medical Record


  • Part of a team that introduced entering of all progress note documentation electronically

  • Involved in the implementation stages as a key user and trainer.

  • Developed training material for clinical end-users and delivered education and support to nursing, medical and allied health staff before, during and after the transition to the electronic medical record.


Available upon request



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