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New Graduate Registered Nurse

  • Deakin, ACT, Australia, 2600
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Aug 19 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • New Graduate Registered Nurse Transition Program 2023

 About the role

Calvary John James Hospital runs the Calvary OnePlus Graduate Nurse Transition Program (GNTP), a national program that supports the individual in developing principles of clinical practice that promote the transference of knowledge, skills and behaviour for life-long learning. Through support and reflection, the program will empower the individual to make well-informed evidence-based decisions throughout their career. This twelve month practice-based program enables graduates to learn the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes in a supportive environment in a variety of clinical settings throughout the organisation.

The GNTP is in keeping with Calvary’s values of Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect. In practice Calvary recognises the worth of the individual, acknowledges talents and skills by providing support, education and mentoring to foster an atmosphere of ’Being for Others’.

Our Graduate Nurse Transition Program has been designed to develop you into a competent and confident Registered Nurse, to facilitate professional adjustment to the workforce and to develop a commitment to a career in nursing. This program will consist of 2 rotations over the year through medical and surgical wards

  • You will be provided with:

    • A dedicated New Graduate coordinator will support you through the 12 month program
    • 2 Graduate study days
    • Graduate nurse dedicated education sessions
    • Supernumerary shifts on each rotation
    • Access to scholarships for post graduate study

What you bring 

    • Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
    • Demonstrated effective communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
    • Demonstrated ability to utilise the Nursing Process in the provision of safe, evidence based nursing care to patients in an acute care environment.
    • Participation in ongoing professional development of self and others.

For further information please contact Jennifer Kal 6229 2154 or Milan Adhikari 6229 2155  

About Calvary John James Hospital

Calvary John James Hospital is one of Canberra’s leading private healthcare providers featuring orthopaedic, general surgical and paediatric wards, rehabilitation services, ICU and HDU, Maternity Services and Special Care Nursery, Operating Theatres and Pre-Admission Clinic. Our values of Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect underpin all that we do. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applicants from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities and various life experiences and faiths. Here at Calvary John James we work together to provide opportunities that empower and enrich our staff. 

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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