The Graduate Nurse Program (GNP) aims to facilitate your transition from a novice nurse practitioner to a confident, competent registered nurse. During this program graduates are supported by the clinical expertise of her/his colleagues, Clinical Education Resource Nurses, Clinical Nurse Educators and Preceptors. It is a structured program of paid study days and debriefing sessions that focus on clinical decision-making, patient management and professional practice.
GNP Information Booklet 2019 for 2020
Two – six month clinical rotations
Comprehensive graduate specific orientation program
Supernumerary Days at commencement of each rotation
Four (4) structured paid study days
Additional two (2) paid professional study days
Regular debriefing sessions
Located across four campuses, Footscray, Sunshine, Williamstown, Sunbury
Assigned a ward preceptor to provide clinical support
Clinical Nurse Educators on each ward
As per Nurses (Victorian Health Services) Award
Permanent employment contracts offered
Sunshine Hospital CampusWCHRE Auditorium, Level 1Monday 13 May 2019, 4.30 pmTuesday 28 May 2019, 4.30 pm
Footscray Hospital CampusAuditorium, Ground FloorTuesday 4 June 2019, 4.30 pm
5 – 16 August 2019
9 October 2019
Sunshine Hospital: Parking is available in the main hospital car park. There is also parking available at the adjacent private car park.
Footscray Hospital: Onsite parking is available at the front of the hospital (entering off Gordon St). There is also metered street parking available in the area.