Position Details
Reference Number 18206
Position Title Graduate Nurse/Midwife Program 2018 (Nursing/Midwifery Stream)
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Location Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH)
Hours per fortnight 256.00
Position Summary

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the largest hospital in Gippsland providing a broad range of nursing, midwifery, specialist medical, surgical, psychiatric, oncology, paramedical, radiological and pathology services.


We are currently seeking dual Registered Nurse/Midwives to enter the Graduate Nurse & Midwifery Program in 2018. The Graduate Nurse & Midwifery Program offers a dynamic and well-structured graduate experience in a progressive, friendly supportive environment.


Four rotations will be offered: two nursing rotations and two midwifery rotations. Nursing rotations will be in the Tarra Unit (Orthopaedic/Paediatric Unit), with both placements on the same unit to enhance consolidation of skills. Midwifery rotations will occur in the Thomson unit, which as a single unit enables experience across the full scope of midwifery practice in a hospital environment. The graduate will develop and consolidate their skills in Postnatal, Labour ward, Women's health and Medical/Surgical nursing.


Applicants must be both registered nurses and registered midwives with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) by the start of the program. Participants in previous Graduate Programs are ineligible to apply. It is desirable that applicants address the Selection Criteria as outlined in the on-line position advertisement.


The positions will be filled on fixed term part time basis, with an intake commencing 29 January 2018.


The opportunities for ongoing employment and career development beyond the Graduate Program are very good.


Applicants must apply by 21 July 2017 through the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria Nurse Computer Match website as well as directly to Latrobe Regional Hospital. Four recent clinical appraisals (two nursing and two midwifery appraisals) and the Application form are to be attached as part of the application.


Applicants who are ineligible to apply through Nurse Computer Match may still apply by completing the on-line application directly to Latrobe Regional Hospital.


For further information please contact Jennie Wood, Graduate Nurse & Midwifery Program Coordinator on (03) 5173 8598 or (03) 5173 8564.


The successful applicant will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working With Children Check.


Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply. Successful appointment will be based on merit and satisfactorily passing a Police Check and Working With Children’s Check. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to assist on (03) 5173 8831.


Contact Person Jennie Wood
Contact Number 0351738598
Contact Email jwood@lrh.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Elise Luders
Alternate Contact Number 0351738502
Alternate Contact Email eluders@lrh.com.au
Closing Date 21/07/2017
Position Description
Graduate Program Registered Nurse-Midwife - May 2017.pdf Open
Application Form 2018.pdf Open