Graduate Nurse Program

2022 Graduate Nurse Program

Seymour Health has two unmatched positions for the 2022 Graduate nursing program.

Applications for these positions are now open.  Applications close Friday 22 October at 5pm.

 

About Seymour Health

Seymour Health is comprised of a 30-bed aged care facility, a 29 bed Acute ward, an Urgent Care Centre, an operating theatre, palliative care service, district nursing service and other community based health programs.

The vision of Seymour Health is to be known as a quality, integrated community health services that meet the changing community needs. To help us to achieve this we aim to:

  • Support a healthy community by engaging and informing the community in decisions and information about their health
  • Provide local access to quality health services that improve health outcomes
  • Develop respectful partnerships that enhance the work of the organisation
  • Support our staff to provide consistent best care for our community
  • Ensure that our organisational resources are well managed to provide services into the future

About the Graduate Nurse Program

The Seymour Health Graduate Nurse program aims to provide a safe and supportive environment which facilitates the transition from a new graduate to a confident and competent RN.

There are FOUR positions available for the program which will commence in March 2022. Each graduate will complete rotations through the Acute ward, District Nursing Service, Aged Care Facility and Operating Suite.

Support will be provided by clinical area preceptors and a clinical educator. There will also be many learning and development opportunities including:

  • A minimum of five graduate nurse study days which focus on the needs of the group. Previous topics have included, for example: the deteriorating patient, wound care, basic ECG interpretation, catheterisation
  • Dedicated supernumerary days for each rotation with extra time for specialty areas
  • Other professional development opportunities as they arise
  • Regular debriefs with other Graduate nurses and the Clinical Educator
  • Access to feedback from the Graduate Nurse Coordinator and the clinical areas you rotate through

Graduate nurses will be employed on a year long fixed term contract, with the potential for ongoing employment at the conclusion based on availability at that time.

 

Application Process

Seymour Health has two unmatched places in our Graduate Program available. To apply to the Program, please forward the following documents to: amy.o'brien@seymourhealth.org.au

  • A cover letter which states your PMCV computer match number (max two pages)
  • Your CV (max three pages, including referees)
  • The contact details of two clinical referees
  • A copy of your most recent academic transcript
  • A copy of your two most recent clinical placement appraisals (summative and formative assessments only, max five pages each)

 

After the Graduate Program

The Seymour Health Graduate Nurse program has a high rate of retention with ongoing employment a possibility, depending on staffing requirements at the end of the program. We endeavour to get you work in your preferred program and ensure ongoing education opportunities are made available to you.

Contact

For all enquiries about the program or to arrange a tour of the facility, please utilise the below contact information.

Amy O’Brien
Manager of Education and Graduate Nurse Program Coordinator
Seymour Health
Bretonneux Street Seymour
Phone: 57358098
Email: amy.o’brien@seymourhealth.org.au
Hours: 8.00am – 4.30pm, Monday – Friday

 

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