Kyabram District Health Service (KDHS) is in northern Victoria, just over 2 hour’s drive from Melbourne, with proximity to Murray and Goulburn rivers and lakes, wineries and snowfields.
Located in the ‘Food Bowl’ of Victoria, we enjoy affordable housing, quality shopping and services, excellent educational facilities, glorious weather, great lifestyle and the sports and attractions of a regional centre.
If you are looking for the opportunity to combine your career development with a lifestyle change, then look no further! KDHS is a fully accredited public health service providing medical and surgical services, perioperative services, residential aged care, renal dialysis as well as primary and allied health services to the district. KDHS employs over 300 people and is the largest employer in our town.
We have many great staff benefits and a relaxed lifestyle. We live and work to our values of Empathy, Wellbeing, Community.
Graduate Nurse Program
The Graduate Nurse Program is for 52 weeks and commences on the second Monday in February each year.
Graduate Nurses are supported by Clinical Nurse Educators, Preceptors, Nurse Unit Managers, study days and structured feedback.
The program includes:
- Comprehensive Orientation program for the first week
- Paid study leave days
- Supernumerary allocation at the commencement of each clinical rotation
- Specialty rotations may include areas such as: District Nursing; Oncology; Renal Dialysis and Operating Theatre
- Completion of a Clinical Project of special interest by the 10th month of the program
- Formal training in BLS, ALS and IV Cannulation
- Clinical supervision provided by Educators, Preceptors and Senior Staff
- Certificate of Completion
Rotations are conducted within the following clinical areas:
- Acute care, including Urgent Care Centre and High Acuity Unit
- Operating Theatre and Day Procedure Unit
- Aged Care, incorporating Nursing Fundamentals and Leadership
- Primary and Allied Health
- District Nursing
- Specialty rotation as negotiated
Please refer to Current Vacancies