The Albury Wodonga Health Graduate Programs¬†are very well supported and provide a friendly environment for graduate nurses in their transition to the role of Registered Nurse. The programs promote quality patient care and professional excellence for our new graduates
AWH Graduate Program (General Stream):
AWH hosts two graduate programs per year, with an intake of up to 9 graduates in each. As AWH is a Victorian hospital, the AWH graduates are Victorian employees
Successful graduates will work on each campus (Albury and Wodonga), where they will be exposed to a variety of clinical experiences. Available rotations include:
Surgical / Medical / Rehabilitation / Day Surgery / Emergency / Operating Suite / Paediatrics / Health Care at Home / ICU and Mental Health
Key components of this program include:
¬†Entry to the AWH Graduate Nurse Program:
Entry to the AWH Graduate Program is via the Victorian Nursing Computer Match system www.computermatching.pmcv.com.au. As the application process for AWH is according to the Computer Match guidelines, applicants will NOT be considered unless they participate in this system.
¬†More information required?
¬†Please contact Sue Scheetz (Graduate¬†& Undergraduate Programs Co-ordinator) via email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Nurse Program in Mental Health
This program offers the Bachelor of Nursing Graduate, 12 months of clinical skill building in the Mental Health sector and an academic component that leads to the award of a Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health with numbers of universities after achieving all the clinical and academic requirements). This program offers the Bachelor of Nursing Graduate, 12 months of clinical skill building in the Mental Health sector and an academic component that leads to the award of a Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health with numbers of universities (after achieving all the clinical and academic requirements).
The program is offered regionally and may include clinical rotations in Wodonga, Albury, Wangaratta and Beechworth. During the 12-month program with Albury Wodonga Health, the graduate will experience a diverse range of clinical rotations in the inpatient unit and Community Mental Health. An elective rotation may also be offered as available.
This program is offered as part of the NEVIL (North East Victorian Innovative Learning) Group, a consortium of agencies consisting of Albury Wodonga Health, Austin Health, Eastern Health, Goulburn Valley Health and St Vincent‚Äôs Health.
During this 12month period the graduate will work 0.8 FTE in recognition of the academic requirements of the course. Clinical supervision and rostered time to attend lectures will be provided.
Entry to the Graduate Nurse Program ‚Äď Mental Health:
Entry to the graduate nurse program is via the Victorian Nursing Computer Match system www.computermatching.pmcv.com.au.
Applicants will NOT be considered unless they participate in this system. The computer match process commences in June of the previous year with the applicant sourcing all information and entering the process online. Applications to the Health Service are forwarded by the end of July and interviews are held in August. The computer match is usually completed mid-October and offers of positions are then made for the following year's programs, that commence in late January/ early February annually. Particular information regarding the application process for AWH is as follows:
The program commences with orientation to the organisation, then 3 weeks working with an allocated preceptor. Following this time, the graduate RN has their own patient load and is supported by their preceptor, and fellow staff. When changing areas, the graduate will be orientated and introduced to the area by their preceptor/ mentor. There are also 15 paid graduate nurse study days during the program, in Melbourne as part of the NEVIL program (3 X 5 day blocks).
An academic transcript outlining your academic and clinical achievements will be provided to you at the completion of each module and on completion of the year.
Aims of the Program:
What support will you receive throughout the program?
What do you need to do to successfully complete the program?
Why should you choose the Albury Wodonga Health Graduate Nurse Program ‚Äď Mental Health?
More Information Required?
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