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Perioperative Graduate Registered Nurse Program 2022

SVHM 2022 Perioperative Graduate Registered Nurse Program

  • 4 positions available in 2022
  • Intake commences January 24
  • 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 applicants for our 2022 Perioperative Graduate Registered 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 Operating Suite, Graduate Nurses have the opportunity to experience a range of learning opportunities and care for high acuity patients. St Vincent's assists individuals to identify strengths and develop strategies for further growth and professional development.

Our Perioperative Graduate Registered Nurse Program is a twelve month, part time (0.8EFT) program, with rotations through the specialty areas which offers supported succession planning that will allow you to achieve your future career goals. Following successful completion of the Program, you will be offered ongoing employment with St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne.

About the Operating Suite

The operating suite consists of 12 theatres including a variety of specialities;

Cardiac, Endovascular, Major Vascular, ENT, Head and Neck, Thoracics, Neurosurgery, Plastic/reconstructive surgeries, General including Hepatobiliary, Colorectal, Bariatric and minimally invasive surgery, Urology and Orthopaedics.

The Anaesthetics department excels in patient care, teaching and research. The department is responsible for providing a variety of anaesthetic techniques to promote a safe patient journey and implement acute care skills; including invasive monitoring of patients, respiratory support and pain management.

The department is renowned for regional anaesthesia including; epidural and nerve blocks.

PACU (Post Anaesthetic Care Unit) is a highly specialised area for management of the post-operative patients and is designed to support patient in the emergence of their anaesthetic; including systematic assessment, pain management and early intervention of post-operative complications.

About the Role

Exciting opportunities exist for Graduate Nurses to join our team at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne in the 2022 Perioperative Graduate Registered Nurse Program.

Under the guidance of the Graduate Nurse Program Coordinators, Practice Development Nurses, Clinical Support Nurses, Nurse Unit Managers and nursing teams, you will be responsible for the delivery of high quality patient care in your specific area.

Duties

  • Provide high quality patient centred care
  • Assess patients throughout their surgical journey
  • Observe, report and document relevant nursing findings as per hospital policy and adjust patient care accordingly
  • Liaise with patients and multi- disciplinary teams as required or requested to facilitate the delivery of high quality patient care
  • Participate in ongoing professional development by attending study days as per the Graduate Nurse Program requirements and undertaking local unit competencies and learning packages
  • Administer medication safely in accordance with hospital policies, procedures and protocols

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Candidates must be completing a Bachelor of Nursing in 2021 and be eligible for registration as a Grade 2 Registered Nurse in 2022
  • 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
  • SVHM Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities

Online Applications must include

  • Cover Letter (one page)
  • Resume (maximum three pages)
  • Passport photo
  • Academic Transcript
  • Acute Care Clinical Placement Reports x 2 -third year or most recent available. Entire report required (certified copies requested if not electronic format). Mental Health and Midwifery placements will not be accepted unless advised by the
  • Graduate Nurse Program Coordinators.
  • 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.

Closed 2 months ago
Closed 2 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Health, Nursing and Midwifery

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Locations:

    Melbourne

  • Closing Date:19th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm

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