KDHS provides a comprehensive range of Acute and Extended Care Services to people of all ages.

KDHS is located in the township of Kyabram, in the heart of the Goulburn Valley. KDHS services a township population of approximately 7,000 with a catchment area of    . We provide high quality, compassionate, efficient, affordable and accessible person-centered care.

The KDHS Graduate Nurse Program is designed to facilitate the transition from student to confident and competent Registered Nurse so that the Graduate Nurse can develop and maintain an effective role in the delivery of care.

This outcome is achieved with:

  • Support provided by the Graduate Nurse Educators.
  • Preceptors.
  • Nurse Unit Managers.
  • Study days.
  • Structured feedback.

Rotations are conducted within the following Clinical Areas:

  • Acute Care, including Urgent Care
  • Aged Care, incorporating Nursing Fundamentals and Leadership
  • Perioperative Services including Day Procedure Unit.
  • Oncology, Renal Dialysis and District Nursing combined rotation.
  • COVID Vaccination Clinic experience.

Our program commences on the 31st January 2022 and is based over 52 weeks.

Student Accommodation is available on site. For more information regarding our Accommodation and facilities please click here.

Program Content

The Graduate Nursing Program includes the following:

  • Comprehensive Orientation Program.
  • Paid study leave days
  • Supernumerary allocation at the commencement of each Clinical Rotation
  • Completion of a Clinical Project of special interest by the 10th month of the program
  • Formal training in ALS & IV Cannulation
  • Eligibility for up to 6 weeks Annual Leave – pre-allocated.
  • Clinical supervision provided by Educators, Preceptors and Senior Staff
  • Certificate of Completion

How to Apply

Graduate Nurses must be part of the PMCV Computer Match System to be eligible for entry into the KDHS Graduate Nurse Program.

PMCV is accessed via the following website:

Prospective candidates will need to complete the KDHS Application Package, accessed online via

Candidates will also have to undergo a Panel Interview.

Applications for the 2022 Graduate Nurse Program must be received by July 8th 2021.

For further details please contact:

Clinical Nurse Educator/Graduate Coordinator

(03) 5857 0233

Email: sskinner@kyhealth.org.au