All positions for 2017 have been filled. Information about 2018 programs to be available prior to the ACN Expo in April.
Graduate Nurse and Midwife Programs
Peninsula Health provides an environment of support conducive to the continuing development of the beginning practitioner. Four Graduate Programs are available for newly Registered Nurses and Midwives.
Graduate Nurse Program – General & Sub-Acute Streams
The Graduate Nurse Program is a 12 month program commencing annually in February. June & October start dates may also be possible depending on availability of positions. General and Sub-acute Streams are conducted concurrently through the Program. Full time (including ADO) and part time positions are available. All applicants must be registered with Computer Match to be considered for a position in the program.
All program participants complete three clinical rotations: two are core rotations (medical/surgical) and the third rotation can be an elective rotation in one of the specialty areas listed on the fact sheet. 5 paid Continuing Professional Development days are provided. The content reflects the learning needs of the beginning practitioner. All Graduate Nurses have access to a dedicated E-learning page and Team App for communication.
All applicants will need to organise 2 Clinical References using the form attached.
Graduate Nurse Program – Mental Health
The Mental Health Program offers new graduates the opportunity to develop the clinical and interpersonal skills to promote the wellbeing of individuals in the challenging field of mental health. Graduate Nurses are offered a 2-year contract to facilitate completion of the Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health) in conjunction with Monash University. Graduate Nurses will experience inpatient and community clinical areas during the program. Each Graduate Nurse will have the opportunity to participate in Clinical Supervision with Mental Health Nurse Educators. This assists with professional growth through reflective practice. All applicants must be registered with Computer Match to be considered for a position in the program.
Graduate Midwife Program
The Graduate Midwife Program is a 52 week program structured to enable the Midwifery Graduate to consolidate their learning within the Integrated Women’s Health Unit at Frankston Hospital. Graduates will rotate through all areas of the Integrated Women’s Health Unit, Team Midwifery and Women’s Services, with an elective rotation to Special care Nursery. All applications must be through the Computer Match system.