2024 Graduate Nurse Program

Give your career the best possible headstart with our comprehensive and individually tailored program. We work with you to identify your aspirations, accelerate your learning, and meet your professional development needs now and into the future.

Our graduate nurses are encouraged to develop both clinically and professionally while gaining exposure to a variety of clinical specialties and healthcare environments.

Our dedicated team is committed to supporting your growth. Our culture develops your confidence, competence and professional identity

Graduate Nurse Program snapshot

  • full-time and part-time positions available
  • flexible rostering in family-friendly workplaces. 
  • comprehensive orientation program
  • supernumerary days at the beginning of each rotation
  • mandatory paid study days
  • mentors for personalised guidance and support
  • diverse clinical experiences working with leading specialists
  • multiple career development pathways
  • structured program with a dedicated educator support

Why choose Healthscope?

As Australia’s only national healthcare operator with private hospitals in every state, we offer superior opportunities for exposure to learn alongside leading healthcare experts throughout Australia.

Our structured program will consolidate your clinical skills and nurture your clinical judgement.

Our (eastern suburbs network) Graduate Nurse Program works across a number of leading hospitals:

  • Knox Private Hospital
  • Ringwood Private Hospital
  • The Victorian Rehabilitation Centre.

Successful candidates will be offered 2 rotations to our ward areas at these hospitals (such as oncology, rehabilitation, orthopaedics, advanced surgical), with the potential for a 3rd rotation in a one of the following specialty areas:

  • Emergency Department
  • Operating Theatre
  • Intensive Care
  • Cath Lab
  • Coronary Care.

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Post Graduate Programs  ✔️

Through affiliation with our University partners we are able to provide robust post graduate offerings to further advance your education and clinical practice.

Your participation in post graduate studies are supported by our skilled clinical education team and senior staff who are committed to growing our workforce capability.

Transition and Advanced Practice Programs ✔️

Created to advance knowledge, skills and practice in the chosen area. This may include a specialty area or general medical/surgical nursing.

Through the Graduate Year we work with you to identify your aspiration and accelerate your learning and growth in the nursing profession.

Experience the Healthscope Advantage - professional development

All graduates have access to generous professional development budgets as part of the Healthscope Graduate Program.

We welcome you to the OneHealthscope family and are committed to growing with you through your career.

After your graduate year

Our leadership teams are committed to growing our workforce capability and around 98% of our graduate nurses continue their career with us.

We offer individually designed career development after the Graduate Program.

Further professional development opportunities and scholarships are available.

Our national network of hospitals provides the chance for you to work interstate across all Healthscope facilities

Australian Applicants

We welcome applications from enrolled and registered nurses who are approaching graduation or recently graduated, and are Australian Permanent Residents or hold Australian/New Zealand Citizenship. Before you can commence work, and therefore your graduate program, you will require registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. You can find out more about the registration process at www.ahpra.gov.au

International Applicants

International applicants with a working VISA will be considered.

General enquiries regarding the Healthscope Eastern Hospital Network can be made to Knox.Graduate@healthscope.com.au

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