Northern Rivers Graduate Nurse Program 2020 - ERH and CDH

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages and is a preferred holiday destination, with the population undergoing significant expansion at peak times (especially over summer). Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

Echuca Regional Health is the winner of the 2018 Premier’s Medium Health Services of the Year, and is an innovative health service.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services to the 45,000 people living in the catchment areas of the Shire of Campaspe and Murray River Council. The services include emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 800 staff. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as an outer regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/NRGRAD2020ERHCDH
Closing Date: 19-Jul-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2019.pdf (PDF, 124KB)

Registered Nurse Grade 2 Graduate Nurse.docx (Word, 482KB)

Contact: Jodie Watson
(03) 5485 5279

Position Details

NR Graduate Registered Nurse Program – Echuca Regional Health and Cohuna District Hospital

The Northern Rivers Graduate Nurse Program is an exciting regional collaborative program rotating between partnering health services in Northern Victoria. The program offers graduates the opportunity to experience regional and rural nursing in a structured rotational process.

  • Two positions of 6 months at Echuca Regional Health and 6 months at Cohuna District Hospital

Graduate Nurse Support

  • Graduate Coordinator
  • Clinical Nurse Educators / Clinical Support Nurses
  • Orientation and Supernumery time
  • Paid professional development days
  • Access to Elearning programs
  • Internal in-service programs

All successful candidates will be required to provide the following prior to appointment:

  • a police check less than one year old, checked for employment and working with vulnerable people/unsupervised contact.

The Northern Rivers Graduate Registered Nurse Program is seeking eligible applicants for the Graduate Registered Nurse Program commencing 28 January 2020.  Successful registration with Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV) - Computer Matching Service is a requirement. Please ensure you meet eligibility criteria.

The position is 0.8 EFT (8 days per fortnight, rotating roster).

The position requires registration with AHPRA prior to 28 January 2020.

Number of positions: 2

How to apply

Round one:

  1. Register with Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria (PMCV)
  2. List Northern Rivers Graduate Registered Nurse Program Echuca Regional Health and Cohuna District Hospital amongst your preferences

Application process:


And select the desired position within the Northern Rivers Graduate Registered Nurse Program 

To complete your application you will be required to provide the following:

  • One page cover letter
  • Concise Curriculum Vitae including list of 1st, 2nd and 3rd year placements (hospital, ward area / experience and number of days) *we understand that  your placements may not be complete for 2019 *
  • Most recent official academic transcript *we also understand that this will not be complete for 2019* including key
  • Copy of two 2nd or 3rd year acute clinical assessment documents (in pdf format)
  • Two nursing referees who have directly supervised your undergraduate clinical experience from a second or third year placement, ensure you provide phone and email contacts
  • Copy of current police check
  • Completed online questionnaire

Round two:

Interview process (planned for 27 and 28 August 2019).

Please note: A separate document detailing responses to the 'key selection criteria' within the position description is not required.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Echuca Regional Health Graduate Coordinator: Jodie Watson Ph:  03 5485 5279 Email: .

Applications open on 10 June 2019 as per PMCV - Computer Matching Service.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on Friday 19 July 2019.



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