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Northern Rivers Graduate Nurse Program- Rochester and Elmore District Health Services / St Anthony’s Family Medical Practice Strathfieldsaye Option

Program Overview

The program consists of a combination of employment at Rochester and Elmore District Health Service (REDHS) and St Anthony’s Family Medical Practice.

One position at 0.8 EFT (8 days per fortnight).

Experience gained at REDHS includes Aged Care, Acute and exposure to Urgent Care Centre.

The role at St Anthony’s Family Medical Practice is that of a Practice Nurse.

The graduate program is designed to help the Graduate Nurse to transition from student to Registered Nurse and to provide consolidation of nursing knowledge and skills whilst using a holistic approach to the delivery of nursing care.

Support is available at both organisations and includes

  • Access to Elearning programs
  • Clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Clinical Support Nurse (REDHS)
  • Graduate Nurse Coordinator
  • Internal in-service programs
  • Orientation time
  • Paid Professional Development days
  • Practice Manager (St Anthony’s)
  • Supernumerary time

Information session

Zoom facilitated information sessions.

Available every Tuesday in May from 1100-1200hrs.

Also available in June and July at times to suit students.

Interested candidates are encouraged to email Jodie Watson jwatson@erh.org.au for a link and password for zoom sessions, for more information or to suggest a time in June or July.

Key dates

  • Register with Post Graduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) Allocation and Placement Service (APS) from Monday 13 July 2020 to Monday 3 August 2020
  • Application to Health Services by Wednesday 5 August 2020.
  • PMCV closing date for change of preferences Friday 25 September 2020.
  • PMCV match results available via email and login Monday 19 October 2020.

How to apply

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

https://allocations.pmcv.com.au/

Registration opens on Monday 13 July 2020 and closes on Monday 3 August 2020.

List Northern Rivers Graduate Nurse Program Rochester and Elmore District Health Service / St Anthony’s Family Medical Practice as a preference.

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

Submit application directly to the Echuca Regional Health Careers site and choose Northern Rivers Graduate Nurse Program Rochester and Elmore District Health Service / St Anthony’s Family Medical Practice option. Click here to access the site.

Documents required for application

Cover letter (1 page)

Curriculum Vitae: please include a list of dates and organisations where placements have been undertaken during Undergraduate Studies.

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

Police Check for 2020.

Working with Children Check.

Two Clinical Placement Reports:  We require the entire document preferably from an acute placement in final year. We understand that you may not have completed 2 final year placements so please forward a second-year placement report from an acute placement if needed.

Selection criteria response (brief).


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