Careers at Peninsula Health

Dr Tim Smith and Dr Angela La Macchia’s Commitment to Indigenous Healthcare

Showcasing excellence, diversity, and inclusivity at Peninsula Health, Dr Timothy Smith and Dr Angela La Macchia are two of nine Indigenous fellows across the whole of Australia contributing to improved health care outcomes. Dr Smith, a proud Taungurung man who grew up on Bunurong land, and Dr La Macchia, a proud Gumbaynggirr woman from Northern …

Faces of Peninsula Health: Andrea Sutton

Patients living with impaired kidney function require dialysis – a particular type of treatment that helps their body remove extra fluid and waste products from their blood when their kidneys are unable to.  Instrumental to that treatment is Andrea Sutton, the Nurse Unit Manager of the Dialysis and Chemotherapy Unit at Rosebud Hospital.   Managing the …

Co-designing a youth friendly mental health service

Building a new Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing service that supports the needs of younger members of our community would not be possible without input from young people and their families, carers and supporters. Acting on a key recommendation from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, Mel joined Peninsula Health …

Working to foster a community free of family violence

Fostering a community free from family violence across the lifespan would not be possible without people like Ali. Ali is one of our dedicated clinicians working within our Keeping Families Safe Program, committed to improving the behaviours of young people who may be using violence at home. Working closely with parents, carers, family members and …

Faces of Peninsula Health: Aymee Watson

Meet Aymee, one of our Registered Nurses here at Peninsula Health! Aymee has been a Registered Nurse with our health service since her graduate year in 2021. However, her Peninsula Heath journey started a year earlier as a third-year nursing student at Rosebud Emergency Department. “I have spent the majority of my nursing career at …

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Emma Howell

Emma works as a Nurse Practitioner Candidate in Frankston Hospital’s Emergency Department. She incorporates informed decision making, evaluation of practice, the implementation of therapeutic practices and direct collaboration with specialty units. We spoke with Emma to learn more about her role and her experience working at Peninsula Health. Q. What is your current role? A. …

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Kate Bendall

As the manager of our Mental Health Consultation service, and the Emergency Department’s Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Hub, Kate Bendall is committed to providing outstanding Mental Health and AOD services to Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula community. Q: What do you do in your day to day role? A: My role varies …

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Jade Barton 

Recruitment Coordinator Jade Barton’s role allows her to find and offer opportunities to those looking to work at Peninsula Health. With more than 20 years of experience as a nurse, Jade Barton made the decision to move into recruitment to follow her passion for welcoming the next generation of nurses and medical staff to Peninsula …

Faces of Peninsula Health – Q&A with Andy Macey

Clinical Nurse Educator Andy Macey’s role allows him to find opportunities to engage in learning for colleagues in the Intensive Care Stream. Photo taken before COVID-19. Name: Andy Macey Job Title: Clinical Nurse Educator (ICU) Postgraduate stream: Intensive Care Stream Institution studied with: University of Southhampton Andy began nursing in the UK during the late 1990s where he trained …

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