Here's a range of questions people ask about the Graduate Nurse Program...
Two - January and February
We have a 0.8 EFT Graduate Nurse Program. Full time positions are limited to the perioperative area only. Please contact Nursing Education to find out more.
Yes, we provide a Graduate Nurse Program specific orientation program.
This GNP specific orientation program provides an opportunity for graduates to meet with other graduates and share experiences.
Yes, 4 days are provided following the GNP orientation program.
Following this orientation graduates usually feel much more confident and ready to start their graduate year. For those who need a little extra time, additional supernumerary days can be arranged.
We offer two clinical rotations. Each rotation is six months in duration. The aim is consolidation.
A wide variety of clinical placements are available both in the acute and sub-acute setting.
All study days are paid. Nursing Education team develop study days relevant to the clinical environment you are working in.
Absolutely, many graduate nurses have attended the RMH Professional Development Program provided by Nursing Education.
There are always in-services provided each day in the clinical areas. The opportunities are endless.
Yes, you will work with your preceptor for a period of 4-6 weeks where you will work similar shifts. All preceptors are trained and are of tremendous support to you during your graduate year.
We have ward specific Nurse Educators who are there to support graduate nurses.
The Nurse Unit Managers, Associate Nurse Unit Managers, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Preceptors and our clinical staff are also available to support you in the clinical area.
Feedback will only be provided upon appointment following PMCV Allocations and Placement Service results. This feedback would be given in late October.
Contact the Nursing Education via email or telephone as soon as possible.
Yes we do, but you must be eligible for the PMCV computer match process.