Graduate Nurse Program
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Graduate Nurse Program

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About the Program

Alpine Health’s Graduate Nurse Program (GNP) Myrtleford, Bright and Mt Beauty, is designed to support your career pathway by incorporating best practice foundations, high quality mentorship and opportunities for enhanced skill development.

Dedicated staff will lead you through a successful 12 month transition aimed at consolidating and developing your knowledge, skills, attributes and confidence. During the program clinical experiences will provide a variety of exposures for graduates where the rural nursing environment is unique, diverse and challenging.

By completing a rural GNP with Alpine Health, we aim to provide the graduate nurse with an understanding of the versatility of nursing practice opportunities available in rural settings.

Objectives of the Graduate Nurse Program

The Graduate Nurse Program objectives allow graduates to:

  • Broaden their skills with rotations across many patient care areas which are dynamic, challenging and diverse
  • Exposure to the differences between rural and metropolitan communities
  • Embrace nursing research and learn through evidence-based practice, teamwork and openness
  • Experience a high level of clinical support
  • Work in an environment that supports and values teaching and learning

What we offer to Graduate Nurses

Alpine Health offers specific department rotations to expose you to various clinical departments and experiences. Rotations will be discussed with your manager and all efforts will be made to fulfil your interests. Rotation areas, subject to availability, may include:

  • sub-acute medical,
  • urgent care,
  • district nursing,
  • residential aged care,
  • antenatal/ post-natal services,
  • perioperative and
  • haemodialysis.

You will attend a face-to-face organisational orientation day. Alpine Health will provide one mandatory clinical study day & additional study days throughout the program to cover your educational needs. You will be expected to attend the GNP study days – designed for skill and knowledge development, reflection and sharing your experiences with your colleagues.

How to apply for Graduate Nurse Program

To apply for a Graduate Nurse position at Alpine Health Service, Graduates must be eligible and meet the essential criteria for Graduate Nursing and Midwifery Program (GNMP) website.

Alternatively, you can apply directly to [email protected]

Please submit the following documents by November 30th 2024

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Academic transcript
  • Copies of summative assessment for your last two student placements
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