DPS-875 | Graduate Enrolled Nurse

DPS-875 | Graduate Enrolled Nurse

01 Feb
St Vincent’s Health Australia

01 Feb

St Vincent’s Health Australia


Job Description:

- Multiple positions

- Extensive clinical support

- Multiple specialties

At St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne, we understand that you may have had limited opportunities to explore different clinical areas as an undergraduate. With this in mind, our Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program aims to facilitate your transition from student to Enrolled Nurse and is characterised by diversity, mutual respect and integration.

Our Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program is designed to offer a variety of opportunities and clinical areas. Due to the structure of the program, we are confident that You will be able to form a clearer understanding of where you would like to focus your nursing career and at its conclusion,

be in the best starting point to launch your future.

Who are we?

With 500+ registered beds, more than 53,000 admissions per year and more than 1,800 staff across four hospitals, we are one of Melbourne's busiest and biggest acute care hospitals. St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne (SVPHM) is a facility of St Vincent's Health Australia under Mary Aikenhead Ministries' stewardship. We are a not-for-profit Catholic private hospital which operates across four sites at Fitzroy, East Melbourne, Kew and Werribee.

St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne – Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program

We are committed to growing a diverse Enrolled Nurse workforce and are therefore offering 2 streams . An Acute Care (clinical ward based) Stream and an Operating Theatre stream.

Our program has been designed to:

- offer you a wide range of rotation options so that you gain comprehensive clinical experience,

- enable you to use your evidence-based knowledge to achieve quality patient outcomes,

- increase your confidence and strengthen your skills base,

- develop your ability to work independently and as a team member,

- enhance your decision making and critical thinking skills,

- allow you to enjoy your nursing career.

Who is Eligible?

The 2021 Enrolled Nurse Graduate Program is offered to nursing graduates:

- Who are Registered with APHRA as an Enrolled Nurse (Diploma of Nursing qualification with full IV endorsement )

- Availability to commence the Program on Monday 3rd Of May 2021


Acute Care Stream:

- Two 6 month rotations will allow you to enhance decision-making skills and critical thinking skills across a broad clinical ward base specialty mix (Cardiac, Haematology, Oncology, Thoracics, Colorectal, Orthopaedics, Plastics, ENT, Neurosurgery, Urology, Gynaecology and Vascular)

- We offer full time and part-time positions (minimum of 8 shifts a fortnight) across various shifts, including weekends, night duty and public holidays.

Operating Theatre Stream

- Two 6 month rotations that will allow you to develop perioperative nursing and critical thinking skills across a broad surgical specialty mix (Orthopaedics, Obstetrics, Gynacology, Plastics, ENT, Colorectal, Upper GI, Neurosurgery, Thoracics, Urology and Bariatrics)

-  We offer full time and part-time positions (minimum of 8 shifts a fortnight) across a variety of shifts, including weekends and public holidays.

Clinical Support

We are proud to offer one of the highest Graduate to Nurse Educator ratios in the state, so you can be confident that you will have the support you need to achieve your goals. All our Education Team members are hands-on and are willing to assist you.

Our Graduates receive extensive clinical support on each rotation. You will be allocated a Preceptor, and there is a Clinical Coach to provide hands-on clinical support and education in a friendly and supportive manner with an Education Consultant that oversees the entire program.

During your program, you will receive a graduated workload and supernumerary time to assist you in the transition to Enrolled Nurse. 

We offer extensive education programs, including a minimum of 4 paid study days as well as access to ward-based education, twilight seminars and short courses.

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