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Registered Nurse Clinical Transition Program for the Beginning Practitioner

Nursing StaffMater Private Hospital Brisbane offers a Registered Nurse Clinical Transition Program, which assists beginning nurse practitioners to consolidate their theoretical knowledge and clinical practice.

The aim of the program is to offer beginning nurse practitioners a supportive and caring environment where they can:

  • gain clinical nursing experience in a variety of specialties
  • acquire a broad understanding of the acute healthcare system.

Program Outline

  • orientation to the hospital and patient care units
  • 12-month rotation through patient care units
  • night duty will be included in the rotations through the patient care units
  • debriefing sessions will be held on predetermined dates throughout the duration of the program
  • each nurse is expected to attend continuing education throughout the program.

On completion of the 12-month rotation transition program, the registered nurse will receive a certificate of achievement.

Should there be a suitable vacancy at the time of completion a permanent position at Mater Private Hospital Brisbane may be offered.

Entry Requirements

The applicant must hold current registration with the Nurse Registration Board of Queensland at the time of commencement.

How to Apply

Written applications and Curriculum Vitae are to be forwarded by August each year to:

Director of Nursing
Mater Private Hospital Brisbane
301 Vulture Street
South Brisbane Qld 4101

Selected applicants will be notified by mail of their interview time. Interviews will be scheduled for mid—late September each year.

Successful applicants will then be notified by November.