Graduate Programs

Graduate Nurse Program
(Medical/Surgical Wards) 

Our Graduate Nurse Program supports, guides and enables you to develop your professional and personal skills in our caring and community focused, not for profit organisation. We recognise that clinical support is critical to your transition and development.

A snapshot of our program:
  • We offer a 2 year maximum term contract 
  • Ward rotations in general medical and surgical units with opportunities to experience ICU, Day Infusion, Dialysis, Theatre and Maternity
  • Supernumerary days are offered during the first week and includes a comprehensive two day orientation designed to prepare you for clinical work. This also includes core clinical competencies such as basic life support, infection control and manual handling. You will then commence your first rotation with a reduced patient load to facilitate your entry to the profession of nursing
  • Structured study days throughout the year
  • Regular tutorials, debrief sessions, feedback and appraisals
  • Professional development support from dedicated preceptors and clinical nurse educators.

Graduate Midwife Program
(Dual RN/Midwife Registration required)

Our Graduate Midwife Program is designed to enable you to develop your professional midwifery skills and strive for the highest standard of practice and learning in our caring and community focused, not for profit organisation.

We have a state of the art 10 bed maternity unit and we are the only private hospital in Victoria to be accredited by the World Health Organisation’s Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI). Throughout the year, you will gain experience in birthing suite, pre and post-natal care and special care nursery.

A snapshot of our program:
  • We offer a 2 year maximum term contract 
  • Successful candidates must have dual RN/Midwife registration as there is an expectation that you will have a rotation on our medical/surgical wards
  • Supernumerary time is offered at commencement of the program and in birthing suite
  • Extensive educational opportunities offered including Neonatal Resuscitation workshop, obstetric emergencies and foetal surveillance
  • Professional development opportunities for you to continue working as a midwife at the completion of the graduate midwife program
  • Structured study days throughout the year
  • Regular tutorials, debrief sessions, feedback and appraisals
  • Professional development support from our award winning maternity team.
Application process

Applications for our 2020 Graduate Nurse Program & Graduate Midwife Program are now closed.

Enquiries

graduate@thebays.com.au