West Moreton Health offers a comprehensive Graduate Nurse and Midwifery Program. Our program is designed to facilitate the transition of new graduates into their roles as registered nurses or midwives.
The program facilitates for the integration of knowledge and practical skills throughout a graduate’s first year of practice, providing support and guidance within a dynamic clinical setting. Our programs provide a unique basis where individuals can realise early-career specialisation and acquire diverse skills within their context of practice.
The programs, conducted over 11 months, offer graduate positions in various clinical specialties.
The programs are fully supported and provide:
- graduate orientation and onboarding
- mandatory education sessions
- sound clinical partnership and mentoring
- supported skills acquisition
- facilitated education forums.
Graduate positions are available across the clinical spectrum provided across West Moreton Health.
On commencing with West Moreton Health, graduates are enrolled in a Specialty Transition Support Program, which they are expected to complete by the end of their graduate year. Some transition support programs may be eligible for articulation towards postgraduate studies.
We aim to develop registered nurses and midwives who are safe, confident and competent practitioners in their role and who will seek to continue their professional development within West Moreton Health.
WMH has a full time graduate nurse educator who is responsible for the co-ordination and management of the graduate program and provides support and guidance during your graduate year.
Each clinical area has a dedicated specialist nurse educator, clinical development facilitator/s and preceptors who provide guidance and support in the clinical environment.
Nurse Educator – Graduates
The program is a temporary 11-month position, with potential for participants to acquire permanency on successful completion of the program.
To determine your eligibility in applying for a graduate position, find out more via the links below.
Please note - West Moreton Health currently does not offer a graduate program for Enrolled Nurses.