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Reference Number 20344
Position Title Graduate Nurse Program 2018
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Location St Vincents Hospital - Fitzroy
Department Various
Hours per Week 32
Position Summary • 112+ positions available in 2018
• 2 intakes commencing Monday 22 January 2018 and Monday 5 February 2018
• Friendly and supportive team environment
 
About St Vincent’s Hospital
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
 
About the Program
We are seeking Graduates for our 2018 Graduate Nurse Program who are committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients, who strive to increase their knowledge and skills, are motivated team members and who demonstrate critical thinking whilst embracing the values of our Health Service.
 
Within our clinical areas Graduate Nurses are encouraged to make the most of the extensive learning opportunities and care for patients with a range of clinical conditions. St Vincent’s assists individuals to identify strengths and develop strategies for further growth and professional development.
 
Our Graduate Nurse Program is a twelve month, full time program, with two six month rotations which offers supported succession planning that will allow you to achieve your future career goals.
 
About the Role
Exciting opportunities exist for Graduate Nurses to join our team at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne in the 2018 Graduate Nurse Program.
 
Under the guidance of the Graduate Nurse Coordinator, Practice Development Nurses, Nurse Unit Manager and Nursing teams, you will be responsible for the delivery of high quality patient care in your specific areas.
 
Duties
• Provide high quality patient care
• Manage both the physical and emotional well-being of the patient
• Administer medication safely in accordance with hospital policies, procedures and protocols
• Observe, report and document relevant nursing findings as per hospital policy and adjust patient care accordingly
• Liaise with patient, patient’s family, medical and allied health as required or requested to facilitate the delivery of high quality patient care
• Facilitate effective admission and discharge processes in accordance with hospital or unit guidelines
• Participate in ongoing education by attending training and study days as per the Graduate Nurse Program requirements
 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
• Candidates must be completing a Bachelor of Nursing in 2017 and be eligible for registration as a Grade 2 Registered Nurse in 2018
• Professional personal presentation and excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to operate within a “patient centred care” framework
• Ability to facilitate team outcomes in a multidisciplinary environment
• Commitment to ongoing education and professional development
• Ability to prioritise patient care and demonstrate appropriate time management skills
 
Benefits
• Salary packaging
• Employee Assistance Program
• Staff Health Centre
• Staff Car Park
 
Online Applications must include
• Cover Letter (one page)
• Resume (maximum three pages)
• Academic Transcript (certified copy)
• Acute Care Clinical Placement Reports x2 –third year or most recent available. Entire report required (certified copies). Mental Health and Midwifery placements will not be accepted
• One referee – either clinical teacher or registered nurse you have worked with.
 
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
 
Please address your cover letter to Janine Towner and Alli Mawson
 
 
Contact Person HR Help Desk
Contact Number 92311500
Closing Date 21/07/2017
Position Description
Position Description - Graduate Nurse 2018.pdf