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    VIRTUAL GRADUATE INFORMATION SESSIONS

    Wednesday 15th June

    10.00am – 11.00am and 4.00pm-5.00pm
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    Morning Session            Afternoon Session

    These sessions are to be held via MS Teams
    and will be recorded and made available following the live events.

    Nursing and midwifery graduate programs


    PMCV Allocations and Placement Service (APS)

    MBPH uses PMCV Allocations for all its Graduate Nurse Program recruitment.
    All applicants must meet the business rules outline on the PMCV website and
    register before applying. 
    To find out more about the PMCV Medical Council of Victoria Allocations and
    Placement Service (APS) click the link below. 

    Find out more >

    Applications open on 6th June 2022 and close on 8th July 2022.

    General Graduate Nurse Program

    • 54-week program
    • Full time or 0.8 EFT positions (four days per week)
    • Salary as per Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Award
    • Three clinical rotations
    • Graduate specific orientation program
    • Graduate study days
    • Supernumerary time provided at the commencement of each rotation
    • Graduate Nurse Educator coordinating the Graduate Nurse Program
    • Clinical support provided by Educators and Clinical Support Nurses
    • Preceptorship
    • Annual leave pro-rata
    • Minimal night duty
    • Personal email account
    • Access to library and skills lab
    • Celebratory graduation ceremony upon completion of the Graduate Program

    Our General Graduate Nurse Program has two intakes a year, January and May. There are 23 Registered Nurse positions available.

    To assist graduates to diversify their skills, we offer a variety of clinical rotations:

    • Adult medical – Ward 3
    • Adult surgical / Paediatrics – Ward 6
    • Adult medical / surgical – Ward 2
    • Day Surgery / Recovery / Theatre
    • Sub-acute / Rehab / Palliative care – Ward 4
    • ICU / CCU / HDU – combined unit
    • Emergency
    • Mental Health

    At the commencement of the Graduate Nurse Program you will attend the graduate orientation program followed by four supernumerary days in your first rotation, alongside your preceptor. Additional supernumerary time is provided at the commencement of each rotation to facilitate a comprehensive orientation to the new department.

    Dedicated Nurse Educators and Clinical Support Nurses provide bedside clinical support to nursing staff and to you during your graduate program, seven days a week.

    Clinical Staff are supported in their role as a Preceptor through Preceptorship education opportunities

    Throughout the year there are a further six paid study days in addition to the graduate orientation program. These study days allow opportunities for the Graduates to consolidate both theoretical and clinical skills through simulation in the Hospital’s nursing skills lab.

    Mildura Base Public Hospital actively supports and encourages continuing professional development by facilitating a wide variety of educational activities and opportunities are available for staff to complete post graduate study in a range of specialities.

    We offer unique opportunities available only to Nursing and Midwifery staff , including an internal scholarship program to support continuing professional development in addition to external scholarships offered by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.

    All applicants must meet the business rules outlined on the PMCV website. 
    Register on PMCV and ensure you have all of the following information before completing your application (link noted below): 

    • A cover letter with passport-sized photo attached
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • 2 Professional Clinical Referees e.g. Preceptors / Educators with whom we can discuss your nursing skills.  Please include their email addresses and phone numbers
    • 1 previous employer – may be non-nursing
    • Academic Transcript
    • All 2nd and 3rd year clinical rotations in their entirety including all reflections, summative, formative assessments and timesheets. 

    All documents must be either original, digitally watermarked or certified.

    Please note: Separate applications are required for each Program you are applying for.  

    When applications open from 6th June – apply here:  MBPH Job Vacancies

    Critical Care Program

    • 54-week program
    • Full time or 0.8 EFT positions (four days per week)
    • Salary as per Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Award
    • Three clinical rotations
    • Graduate specific orientation program
    • Graduate study days
    • Supernumerary time provided at the commencement of each rotation
    • Graduate Nurse Educator coordinating the Graduate Nurse Program
    • Funded enrolments in an Australian recognised Coronary Care Course
    • Clinical support provided by Ward EducatorsPreceptorship
    • Annual leave pro-rata
    • Minimal night duty
    • Personal email account
    • Access to library and skills lab
    • Celebratory graduation ceremony upon completion of the Graduate Program

    To assist graduates to diversify their skills, we offer a variety of clinical rotations:

    • 6 months Emergency Department
    • 6 months Intensive Care Unit

    At the commencement of the Graduate Nurse Program you will attend the graduate orientation program followed by four supernumerary days in your first rotation, alongside your preceptor. Additional supernumerary time is provided at the commencement of each rotation to facilitate a comprehensive orientation to the new department.

    Dedicated Nurse Educators and Clinical Support Nurses provide bedside clinical support to nursing staff and to you during your graduate program, seven days a week.

    Clinical Staff are supported in their role as a Preceptor through Preceptorship education opportunities

    Throughout the year there are a further six paid study days in addition to the graduate orientation program. These study days allow opportunities for the Graduates to consolidate both theoretical and clinical skills through simulation in the Hospital’s nursing skills lab.

    Mildura Base Public Hospital actively supports and encourages continuing professional development by facilitating a wide variety of educational activities and opportunities are available for staff to complete post graduate study in a range of specialities.

    We offer unique opportunities available only to Nursing and Midwifery staff , including an internal scholarship program to support continuing professional development in addition to external scholarships offered by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.

    All applicants must meet the business rules outlined on the PMCV website. 
    Register on PMCV and ensure you have all of the following information before completing your application (link noted below): 

    • A cover letter with passport-sized photo attached
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • 2 Professional Clinical Referees e.g. Preceptors / Educators with whom we can discuss your nursing skills.  Please include their email addresses and phone numbers
    • 1 previous employer – may be non-nursing
    • Academic Transcript
    • All 2nd and 3rd year clinical rotations in their entirety including all reflections, summative, formative assessments and timesheets. 

    All documents must be either original, digitally watermarked or certified.

    Please note: Separate applications are required for each Program you are applying for.  

    When applications open from 6th June – apply here: MBPH Job Vacancies

    Mildura Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program

    Mildura Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program commenced in February 2020 between Mildura Base Public Hospital, Mildura Health Private Hospital and Sunraysia Community Health Services. It will be facilitated in conjunction with the Mildura Base Public Hospital Graduate Nurse Program.

    Overview of Collaborative Health Services

    Mildura Base Public Hospital is a 172-bed (level 1) tertiary teaching Hospital. Mildura Base Public Hospital services an area population of approximately 80,000 and is the major public referral centre for the Northern Mallee region of Victoria, the far west region of New South Wales and the Riverland area of South Australia, and is also a referral centre for smaller regional hospitals such as Ouyen, Wentworth, Robinvale, Balranald and Manangatang.

    We provide an extensive range of services including Medical, Surgical, Paediatrics, Rehabilitation, Maternity, Emergency Services, Intensive Care/High Dependency Unit, Perioperative, Dialysis, Oncology, Community Services, Mental Health.

    Mildura Health Private Hospital (MHPH) is a not for profit 50-bed private hospital including a 29-bed Medical/Surgical ward with two Enhanced Care beds, Day Procedure Unit, Day Oncology Unit and three operating theatres. Specialties include Orthopaedics, Plastic/Reconstructive, Vascular, Cardiology (pacemaker insertions), Urology, Gynaecology, Bariatric Surgery, Ear Nose and Throat, Palliative Care, Sleep Studies and General Surgery.

    Sunraysia Community Health Services is a publicly funded health service and takes a holistic approach to the needs of clients and the community with an emphasis on continuous quality improvement and excellence in service delivery based on the principles of collaborative primary car

    Sunraysia Community Health Services provides services to the Sunraysia community across four streams: social health, acute health, preventative health and General Practice/Dental clinic.

    As a Graduate Nurse you will work as part of our District Nursing Service team who provide general and specialised nursing and healthcare to clients to improve their health status and retain their independence to continue living at home.  You will be involved in assessing the healthcare needs of clients and families, monitoring the quality of care that they receive and provide clinical interventions, including wound care management, continence care, support and monitoring of client medication, support in stoma care, and assistance with managing diabetes and other chronic diseases.

    • 54 week program
    • Full time or 0.8 EFT positions (four days per week)
    • Salary as per Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Award
    • Three clinical rotations
    • Graduate specific orientation program
    • Graduate study days
    • Supernumerary time provided at the commencement of each rotation
    • Graduate Nurse Educator coordinating Graduate Nurse Program
    • Clinical support provided by Educators and Clinical Support Nurses
    • Preceptorship
    • Annual leave pro-rata
    • Minimal night duty
    • Personal email account
    • Access to library and skills lab
    • Celebratory graduation ceremony upon completion of the Graduate Program

    Our Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program has two intakes a year, February and June. There are five Registered Nurse positions available.

    To assist Graduates to diversify their skills, we offer a variety of clinical rotations:

    • Eight months at Mildura Health Private Hospital (Ward and Theatre) and four months at Mildura Base Public Hospital
    • Six months at Mildura Health Private Hospital (Day Oncology Unit) and six months at Mildura Base Public Hospital
    • Eight months at Mildura Base Public Hospital and four months at Sunraysia Community Health Services (District Nursing)

    At the commencement of the Graduate Nurse Program you will attend the graduate orientation program followed by four    supernumerary days in your first rotation, alongside your preceptor. Additional supernumerary time is provided at the commencement of each rotation to facilitate a comprehensive orientation to the new department. Graduates will be well supported at each site including:

    • Graduate specific orientation
    • Supernumerary time provided at the commencement of each rotation
    • Graduate study days
    • Clinical support
    • Preceptorship

    Throughout the year there are a further six paid study days in addition to the graduate orientation program. These study days allow opportunities for the graduates to consolidate both theoretical and clinical skills through simulation in the hospital’s nursing skills lab.

    We actively support and encourage continuing professional development by facilitating a wide variety of educational activities and opportunities are available for staff to complete post graduate study in a range of specialities. We offer a unique opportunity available only to Nursing and Midwifery staff, an internal scholarship program to support continuing professional development in addition to external scholarships offered by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.

    All applicants must meet the business rules outlined on the PMCV website. 
    Register on PMCV and ensure you have all of the following information before completing your application (link noted below): 

    • A cover letter with passport-sized photo attached
    • Provide a copy of your current driver’s licence.  
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • 2 Professional Clinical Referees e.g. Preceptors / Educators with whom we can discuss your nursing skills.  Please include their email addresses and phone numbers
    • 1 previous employer – may be non-nursing
    • Academic Transcript
    • All 2nd and 3rd year clinical rotations in their entirety including all reflections, summative, formative assessments and timesheets. 

    All documents must be either original, digitally watermarked or certified.

    Please note: Separate applications are required for each Program you are applying for.  

    When applications open from 6th June – apply here: MBPH Job Vacancies

    Graduate Midwifery Program

    The Mildura Base Public Hospital’s Maternity Unit covers the North West region of Victoria and part of NSW delivering approximately 900 babies a year. We care for “all risk” women initially and send particularly high-risk women to tertiary centres when required. Staff rotate through our 12 bedded antenatal/postnatal ward, 4 bed birthing-suite, and a Level III 6 bedded Special Care Nursery. Antenatal care is provided through the Specialist Clinic and the Domiciliary Midwife Service assist mothers with the transition from hospital to home in their postnatal journey. We aim to provide family-focused care to women in the Northern Mallee region.

    We accept applications from Graduates completing:

    • Post Graduate Diploma in Midwifery (nurses who have completed the Bachelor of Nursing and are registered with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse)
    • Bachelor of Midwifery (Direct Entry) and Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery (Double degree).
    • 12 month program
    • Full time (five days per week) or part time (four days per week)
    • Salary as per Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Award
    • Orientation program in the Antenatal/Postnatal Ward including supernumerary time
    • Two-weeks supernumerary time in Birth Suite with clinical support
    • Preceptorship
    • Annual leave pro-rata
    • Very minimal night duty
    • Personal email account
    • Structured graduate specific study days
    • Celebratory graduation ceremony upon completion of the Graduate Program

    Our Graduate Midwifery Program commences in January with one intake a year.

    • Antenatal/Postnatal ward
    • Birth Suite supernumerary with clinical educators
    • Supernumerary time in Special Care Nursery
    • The opportunity to provide Antenatal Care in the Specialist Clinic and participate in the delivery of Childbirth Education classes
    • Supernumerary time in the community setting with the Domiciliary Midwife and Lactation Consultant

    At the commencement of the Graduate Midwifery Program you will attend the graduate orientation program followed by supernumerary time on the Antenatal/Postnatal ward and SCN alongside your midwife preceptor.

    A dedicated Clinical Educator will also work with you to orientate you to Birth Suite for two weeks on a one-to-one basis in the first initial months of your program.

    In addition to the above graduates are also supported by the broader midwifery team together with a multidisciplinary team of doctors.

    Throughout the year there are a further five paid study days in addition to the graduate orientation program. These study days allow Graduates an opportunity to consolidate both theoretical and clinical skills through simulations and tutorials including but not limited to:

    • RANZCOG FSEP – Fetal Surveillance Education Program
    • PROMPT – PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training (Obstetric emergency training)
    • x2 Graduate Specific Study Days
    • NeoResus delivered by the PIPER (Paediatric Infant Perinatal Emergency Retrieval) Neonatal team from the Royal Children’s Hospital.
    1. All applicants must register and meet the business rules outlined on the PMCV website. Information about the PMCV registration process can be found on https://allocations.pmcv.com.au
    2. Once you have completed step one, you can then apply directly to this position by clicking on the “Apply” button on our advert on SEEK and on https://www.mbph.org.au/job-vacancies
    3. Once on the SEEK advert please be advised that there are only two tabs to upload documents titled “cover letter and resume”, we request that you include your academic transcript at the end of your resume as one document.
    4. Please email: humanresources@mbph.org.au your documents, including 2 Professional Referees and a previous employer. In the subject matter please include your full name and the position you are applying for e.g Graduate Midwifery or Combined Nursing/Midwifery Program.
    5. You can apply to these positions from 6th June – 8th July 2022.
    6. All documents must be either original, digitally watermarked or certified.

    Combined Nursing & Midwifery Graduate Program

    The Combined Nursing/Midwifery Program provides Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery (double degree) graduates with the opportunity to consolidate theory and clinical skills in both nursing and midwifery. It aims to support graduates in their transition to become dual registered practitioners and develop skills and experience in both professions.

    • 12 month program
    • Part time (four days per week)
    • Salary as per Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Award
    • 6 months rotation in General Nursing and 6 months rotation in Midwifery
    • Graduate specific orientation program including supernumerary time in the Antenatal/Postnatal ward
    • Two weeks supernumerary in Special Care Nursery
    • Two-weeks supernumerary time in Birth Suite with clinical support
    • Preceptorship
    • Annual leave pro-rata
    • Very minimal night duty
    • Personal email account
    • Structured graduate specific study days
    • Celebratory graduation ceremony upon completion of the Graduate Program

    Our Combined Nursing/Midwifery Graduate Program commences in February with one intake each year.

    • After the first 6 months rotation in General Nursing in acute, surgical and paediatric wards, graduates come to the Midwifery Unit and rotate:
    • For another 6 months in the Antenatal/Postnatal ward
    • Birth Suite
    • Special Care Nursery
    • The opportunity to provide Antenatal Care and participate in the delivery of Childbirth Education classes
    • Community setting with the Domiciliary Midwife and Lactation Consultant
    • At the commencement of the Combined Nursing/Midwifery Graduate Program you will attend the graduate orientation program followed by supernumerary time in the clinical area, alongside your preceptor.
    • A dedicated Midwifery Educator will work side by side with you to orientate you to Birth Suite for two weeks at the commencement of your Maternity rotation.
    • Clinical Staff are supported in their role as a Preceptor through Preceptorship education opportunities.

    Throughout the year there are a further five paid study days in addition to the graduate orientation program. These study days allow opportunities for the graduates to consolidate both theoretical and clinical skills through simulation in the Hospital’s nursing skills lab and Midwifery tutorial room, including but not limited to: 

      • RANZCOG FSEP – Fetal Surveillance Education Program
      • PROMPT– PRactical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training (Obstetric emergency training)
      • x2 Graduate Specific Study Days
      • NeoResus delivered by the PIPER (Paediatric Infant Perinatal Emergency Retrieval) Neonatal team from the Royal Children’s Hospital
      • A-E Assessment Simulation Study Day
    1. All applicants must register and meet the business rules outlined on the PMCV website. Information about the PMCV registration process can be found at https://allocations.pmcv.com.au
    2. Once you have completed step one, you can then apply directly to this position by clicking on the “Apply” button on our advert on SEEK and on https://www.mbph.org.au/job-vacancies
    3. Once on the SEEK advert please be advised that there are only two tabs to upload documents titled “cover letter and resume”, we request that you include your academic transcript at the end of your resume as one document.
    4. Please email: humanresources@mbph.org.au your documents, including 2 Professional Referees and a previous employer. In the subject matter please include your full name and the position you are applying for e.g Graduate Midwifery or Combined Nursing/Midwifery Program.
    5. You can apply to these positions from 6th June – 8th July 2022.
    6. All documents must be either original, digitally watermarked or certified.

    Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program

    Mental Health Nurses offer a range of clinical interventions aimed at promoting the individual’s well-being, aiding them in their recovery from illness and enhancing their capacity to participate in community life. Interventions commonly undertaken include mental health assessments, case management, ongoing monitoring of the client’s mental state, well-being and treatment needs, delivery of treatment, therapy, advocacy, rehabilitation and support services in collaboration with other service providers. They play an important role in supervising and monitoring medications prescribed to clients.

    Mental Health Nurses work in a variety of settings, including acute inpatient units, residential and non-residential rehabilitation programs and community-based teams – the latter including crisis intervention, emergency departments, the forensic system, training and education and the private sector.

    • 54-week program in collaboration with post-graduate studies (further details provided below)
    • 0.8 EFT positions (four days per week)
    • Salary as per Victorian Public Mental Health Services Award
    • Graduate specific orientation program
    • Graduate study days
    • Supernumerary time
    • Mental Health Nurse Educators committed to the graduate’s professional development
    • Clinical support
    • Preceptorship
    • Annual leave pro-rata
    • Minimal night duty
    • Personal email account
    • Access to library and skills lab
    • Celebratory graduation ceremony upon completion of the Graduate Program

    Graduates enrol in a Master of Mental Health Nursing, with the ability to exit at a Graduate Diploma level (from credit given for our study day program) upon completion of the Program. 

    Mildura Base Public Hospital offers a unique opportunity available only to Nursing and Midwifery staff, an internal scholarship program to support continuing professional development. Graduates are encouraged to apply for support through the internal program and external scholarships offered by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.

    Our Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program commences in February with one intake a year. There are four Registered Nursing positions available.

    Clinical practice is an environment that is strongly focused on consumer sensitive and recovery focused practice where the consumer is part of the team.  
    Rotations include:

    • Acute Adult Inpatient (26 weeks)
    • Community (26 weeks) – includes all Adult, Aged and Child & Youth programs

    At the commencement of the Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program you will attend the graduate orientation program followed by supernumerary time in the placement area, alongside your preceptor. 
    Additional supernumerary time is provided at the commencement of each rotation to facilitate a comprehensive orientation to the new specialty.

    Throughout the year there are a further eight paid study days in addition to the graduate orientation program.

    A wide variety of educational activities are supported including:

    • Specific Mental Health education sessions
    • Access to external education sessions and guest speakers
    • Access to education sessions within the acute areas i.e. general medical
    • Aggression Management training
    • Suicide Risk Assessment training
    • Trauma Informed Care training
    • Mental Health Specific Competencies – M.S.E., Risk Assessment, Mental Health Act, Risk Assessment / Suicide Prevention, Case Formulation and Planning

    All applicants must meet the business rules outlined on the PMCV website. 
    Register on PMCV and ensure you have all of the following information before completing your application (link noted below): 

    • A cover letter with passport-sized photo attached
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • 2 Professional Clinical Referees e.g. Preceptors / Educators with whom we can discuss your nursing skills.  Please include their email addresses and phone numbers
    • 1 previous employer – may be non-nursing
    • Academic Transcript
    • All 2nd and 3rd year clinical rotations in their entirety including all reflections, summative, formative assessments and timesheets. 

    All documents must be either original, digitally watermarked or certified.

    Please note: Separate applications are required for each Program you are applying for.  

    When applications open from 6th June – apply here:  MBPH Job Vacancies

    Scholarship Opportunities

    Mildura Base Public Hospital offers a unique opportunity available only to Nursing and Midwifery staff – an internal scholarship program to support continuing professional development including but not limited to post-graduate study.

    Employees completing post-graduate study are also encouraged to apply to the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Post Graduate Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship program.

    Contact Us

    General Graduate Nurse Program, Critical Care, Mildura Collaborative Graduate Nurse Program contact: Greta Reid (gnp@mbph.org.au)

    Midwifery and Combined Nursing and Midwifery Graduate Program contact: Erina Chininga (echininga@mbph.org.au)

    Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program contact: Stephen Butler (SButler@mbpg.org.au)

    If you have any additional questions about Mildura Base Public Hospital’s services, please feel free to contact us.

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