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RN RM Graduate Program

Program Overview

Echuca Regional Health Graduate Nurse / Graduate Midwife Program.

Recruiting is in collaboration with Post Medical Council of Victoria Allocation and Placement Service.

Positions are offered at 0.8 EFT.

Rotations are offered in Maternity and another inpatient ward area. This program is designed to assist with transition from student to Registered Nurse /Registered Midwife and to provide consolidation of knowledge and skills whilst using a holistic approach to the delivery of nursing care.

Commencement date: January 20, 2025

Support available

  • Graduate Nurse Coordinator
  • Clinical Nurse Educators
  • Clinical Support Nurses
  • Clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Orientation time
  • Supernumerary time
  • Paid Professional Development days
  • Simulation sessions
  • Access to E-learning programs
  • Internal in-service programs
  • Accommodation available on site

Information sessions

In person or zoom facilitated information sessions are offered on the following dates:

Wednesday April 3rd 1100-1200

Monday April 15th 1100-1200


Tuesday May 7th 1100-1200

Tuesday May 21st 1100-1200


Tuesday June 4th 1100-1200


Information sessions are held in the Echuca Regional Health Education Centre which is on the corner of Haverfield and Leichardt Streets Echuca.

Car parking is available in the Echuca Regional Health car park, the Education Centre car park or street parking.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the Graduate Coordinator or 5485 5279 to:

  • To register their interest in attending in person
  • To register their interest in attending virtually and for a zoom link
  • For more information

How to apply

Register with Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) Allocation and Placement Service (APS)

List Echuca Regional Health Graduate Nurse / Graduate Midwife Program as a preference.

Nominate 2 referees. Provide name, position, email and phone contact details of each referee.

Submit application via the Echuca Regional Health Website and choose Echuca Regional Health Graduate Nurse / Graduate Midwife Program.

This link will open on May 27, 2024 and close on June 21, 2024.

Key Selection Criteria

KSC1 Sound level of knowledge and skill relating to nursing care and the clinical environment appropriate to the position.

KSC2 Commitment to ongoing learning and the ability to accept constructive feedback and appropriate direction.

KSC3 Ability to set goals and objective and meet deadlines as required.

KSC4 Commitment to working as part of a team and the ability to work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.

KSC5 Commitment to completing all requirements of the graduate nurse program continuing professional development.

KSC 6 Knowledge of contemporary nursing issues, trends and research.

KSC7 Commitment to quality assurance and quality improvement activities.

Documents required for application

Cover letter (1 page)

Curriculum Vitae: please include list of placements undertaken during Undergraduate Studies. Please include organisation and dates.

Academic Transcript: we understand that this will not yet be complete.

Current Police Check.

Current Working with Children Check.

Clinical Placement Reports x 2:  we require the entire document. Please provide one report from Nursing and one from Midwifery, preferably from Acute placements in final year. We understand that you may not have completed 2 final year placements so please forward a third-year placement report if needed.

Responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

Education Programs RN RM Graduate Program