Registered Nurses - 2021 Transition Nurse Program

BRHS is based in a beautiful part of Victoria on the Gippsland Lakes. This role will enable you to pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1489960
Closing Date: 01-Nov-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - Transition Nurse Program 2021.docx.pdf (PDF, 540KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Laurita Stoneman, Acting Nursing Education Manager
03 5150 3611

Position Details

Development Program for Grade 2 Year 2 Registered Nurses

STATUS: 12 months Fixed Term – 18/01/21 – 16/01/22

HOURS: 48.0 hours per fortnight

Applications are invited from Registered Nurses who have recently completed their graduate year (and who will be a Registered Nurse Grade 2 Year 2 in 2021) to participate in this excellent development program at BRHS.

The Program:

The BRHS Registered Nurse Transition Program provides a great opportunity for nurses to consolidate their nursing skills and strengthen their knowledge and practice in their allocated departments.  The Registered Nurse Transition Program operates over 12 months and consists of two rotations within the nursing directorate.  A range of nursing areas (including specialist nursing units) are available. These may include Medical and Surgical, Rehabilitation, Paediatrics & Palliative Care, Emergency, Theatre, Aged Care, Oncology, Dialysis and Home Based Services.  Allocations will be confirmed at a later date.

The Role:

Transition nurse contracts will consist of a minimum of 0.6 eft and will include 4 study days aimed at developing leadership, communication, clinical supervision and quality improvement skills to assist transition to requirements of registered nurses employed in permanent positions.  As a transition nurse you will consolidate your technical and non-technical nursing skills and contributing to, and providing excellence in nursing care in your allocated area.

What you need:

To perform this role you need to be a Registered Nurse, have completed a Nurse Graduate Program and have recent nursing experience.  We are looking for proactive nurses who have a commitment to providing patient centred care, good clinical assessment and care planning skills and a good understanding of their scope of practice as a year 2 nurse.

Why should you Apply?

This program offers a fantastic opportunity to consolidate your nursing skills in a close team environment as part of our transition nurse group and with support from our experienced educators. We offer a collaborative and personalised environment that will accelerate your learning and assist you become a capable and proficient nurse.

Organisational Benefits:

  • An attractive remuneration package including access to an extensive range of salary packaging options
  • Training and development opportunities including ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Health and Wellbeing program including an Employee assistance program and gym membership at corporate rates
  • Strong quality improvement culture


For more information contact Laurita Stoneman, Acting Nursing Education Manager, on 03 5150 3611.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.

Please read our application guidelines here

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