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Graduate Nurse Program 2023

GRADUATE REGISTERED NURSE PROGRAMME 2023

Casterton Memorial Hospital is a small rural health service which provides acute care, primary care, aged care and allied health services to the community of Casterton.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

The Graduate Nurse program is for newly graduated registered nurses and comprises of a January intake with a total of 5 graduates.

The length of the course is 52 working weeks at 8 shifts per fortnight (64 hours/fortnight).

The program consists of both a theoretical and practical component both of which have been developed in response to the specific learning needs of graduate nurses.

OBJECTIVES:                                                  
  • Provide an opportunity for the Graduate Nurse to consolidate and integrate nursing knowledge into practice.
  • Facilitate reflective practice developing a clinical judgement skill set.
  • Support the Graduate Nurse to progressively fulfil the contemporary role of a Division 1 Registered Nurse, while maintaining the optimal work/life balance.
  • Promote the personal and professional development of the Graduate Nurse.
CLINICAL:

The clinical component includes rotations that are six months in length. Rotations include:

Acute: This placement provides a sound clinical foundation on which to develop clinical skills and knowledge.

Glenelg House (Aged care facility): This rotation enables the graduate to develop clinical leadership, clinical judgement, physical assessment, medication management and communication skills within a person-centred care model.

Surgical /Emergency: During the year, a three week clinical placement in Horsham includes two weeks in the surgical unit and one week in emergency care.

CLINICAL SUPPORT:

Program Co-ordinators / CMH Education Officer: Facilitate the delivery and co-ordination of the program, facilitate clinical support for Graduate Nurses and assists the graduate to acquire skills and knowledge in a supported environment.

Preceptors: The graduate nurse is allocated a preceptor for the duration of the course.

Unit Managers: Monitor the progress of the graduate nurse during the clinical placement and offers support to the graduate when required.

Group Debriefing Sessions: Group debriefing sessions are held to provide a forum for the graduate nurse to discuss any issues relating to any aspect of the program.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
  • All applications must apply using the Graduate Nurse Program computer matching system.
  • We also require an application prior to the date of closure for computer match.

The application should include:

  • a letter of introduction and brief CV
  • academic transcripts up to year 3 semester 1
  • a list of all clinical placements and clinical assessments from year 2 and 3
  • current National Police Check (certified copy)
  • current Victorian Working with Children Check (certified copy).

Applications close 8th July.

Please send applications via email to [email protected]

Casterton Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

 

24/06/2022
Chef / Cook – Full Time Position

Casterton Memorial Hospital has available a position for suitably experienced person to perform cooking duties within the Hospital’s Catering Services Department.

This is a fulltime position (40 hours per week) and will involve work on a 7 day rotating roster. The position provides for ADO once a month and access to the hospitals salary packaging program.

The successful applicant will need to have a trade cooking certificate or suitable experience within the food industry.

A position specification can be obtained using the link above.

A formal application (letter and resume, including 2 referees) addressed to the CEO, will be received up until 5pm Friday 24th June, 2022.

Owen Stephens, CEO

Casterton Memorial Hospital

63-69 Russell Street,

CASTERTON  3311

 [email protected] 

Casterton Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

09/06/2022
Maintenance Handyperson (Advanced) / Driver – Full Time

Casterton Memorial Hospital has available a fulltime position in our Maintenance Department. Accountable to the Maintenance Supervisor duties will include:

  • To maintain and perform routine and cyclic Hospital maintenance of plant and equipment, to ensure the optimum use of maintenance resources in the continuing support of client/resident care.
  • To carry out garden services within the “Property Maintenance Service Contract” with the Glenelg Shire
  • To perform driving duties as part of the CMH Community Transport Program, “Meals on Wheels Contract” with the Glenelg Shire and CMH Community programs.
  • To carry out other maintenance and physical facility projects as may be delegated by the Maintenance Coordinator.

Further details can be accessed via the Position Description using the link above.

Queries may be directed to Loren Hulm, Corporate Services Officer on 0355542555.

Applications including a cover letter, resume and 2 referees will be accepted up until 5pm on Friday 3rd June to:

Owen Stephens

Chief Executive Officer

63-69 Russell Street, Casterton VIC 3311

[email protected]

Casterton Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

24/05/2022
Environmental Services Assistant – Casual

Casterton Memorial Hospital has available for immediate start for a suitable person to perform cleaning duties within the Hospital’s Environmental Services Department.

This is a casual position with the potential of becoming permanent part time in the future, it will include working both weekday and weekend shifts.

A position specifications can be accessed via the link above.

For further enquiries please contact Loren Hulm, Corporate Services Officer on 55542555.

A formal application and resume addressed to the CEO, will be received up until 5pm Friday 25th October 2019.

Owen Stephens

Casterton Memorial Hospital

63-69 Russell Street,

CASTERTON  3311

[email protected]

Casterton Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

24/05/2022
Enrolled Nurse – Residential Care

There is a current vacancy for an Enrolled Nurse to work as part of the care team in the 30 bed Residential Care facility, Glenelg House.

The successful applicant must have demonstrated excellence in a person centred approach to aged care, demonstrated current clinical, medication and computer skills.

Overnight accommodation is available free of charge if required.

A position description is available from the link above.

Enquiries in the first instance to Manager Nursing Services and CV and covering letter including names of two referees to be emailed by 5.00pm Friday 29th April 2022

Mary-Anne Betson

[email protected]

Manager Nursing Services

Telephone (03) 555 42 555

 

Casterton Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

 

14/04/2022
Registered Nurse – Grade 2 – Residential Care

There is a current vacancy for a Registered  Nurse (Grade 2) to work as part of the care team in the 30 bed Residential Care facility, Glenelg House.

The successful applicant must have demonstrated excellence in a person centred approach to aged care, demonstrated current clinical, medication and computer skills.

Overnight accommodation is available free of charge if required.

A position description is available from the link above.

Enquiries in the first instance to Manager Nursing Services and CV and covering letter including names of two referees to be emailed by 5.00pm Friday 29th April 2022

Mary-Anne Betson

[email protected]

Manager Nursing Services

Telephone (03) 555 42 555

 

 Casterton Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

 

14/04/2022
2021/2022 Procurement Activity Plan

Please click on the link to view our Procurement Activity Plan for the 2021/2022 Financial Year.

01/04/2022
2020/2021 A Year in Review10/12/2021
CMH 113th Annual Report 2020/202110/12/2021
Glenelg House Booklet03/05/2021
Consumer Information Booklet03/05/2021
Complaints & Feedback Management Policy

Complaints & Feedback Management including Procurement complaints information.

Casterton Memorial Hospital values employee and all consumer participation and encourages both positive and negative feedback. The organisation aims to present open and accountable services that reassure consumers that their feedback is welcome and will be dealt with fairly and timely. It is acknowledged that the organisation will not always be able to meet expectations; however feedback is seen as an essential component of understanding hoe our services are perceived. This feedback may be used in determining quality improvement initiatives and working towards addressing identified gaps.

04/12/2018
Strategic Procurement Process Policy04/12/2018
Collective Procurement Policy04/12/2018
Procurement Governance04/12/2018
Health Purchasing Compliance Statement04/12/2018
CMH Gifts, Benefits & Hospitality Policy04/12/2018
CMH Exercise Class Brochure04/12/2018
Telehealth04/12/2018
Private Patient Information04/12/2018
CMH Community Home Nursing Service03/12/2018
CMH Discharge Services03/12/2018
Consumer & Carer Participation03/12/2018
Advance Care Planning / Directives03/12/2018
Property Maintenance Service03/12/2018
Suggestions, Comments, Compliments & Complaints03/12/2018
Seasons @ CMH – Social Support Group25/05/2018
CMH- Primary & Community Care25/05/2018
CMH Freedom Of Information Brochure25/05/2018
CMH Dialysis Brochure25/05/2018
CMH Community Health Services25/05/2018
CMH – Glenelg House Residential Care25/05/2018