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The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Graduate Nursing Program (GNP) is designed for newly graduate registered nurses to develop specific knowledge and skills required to work in this children's speciality hospital. This is a structured program with integrated study days and debriefing sessions to assist the graduate nurse to practice in a safe and supportive environment as a confident and accountable professional.
The Program is designed to promote:
There are 2 steps in applying for a Graduate
Nurse position at the Royal Children's Hospital.
1. All candidates must register via PMVC Computer Match
2. Apply online to the Royal Children's Hospital via the advertised position on the careers site. Online applications open on Wednesday 4th June 2015, and close at 5pm on Friday 24th
are requirements of the online application:
documents will be used by the selection panel in shortlisting candidates for
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Transcript: A certified true
copy of your academic transcript is required to be attached along with the
application. This must be an official transcript and must include a grading key
to assist the reviewing NUM.
4. Clinical appraisal documents /
tools: A certified true copy of your two most recent clinical appraisal
documents / tools are required to be attached along with the application.
5. RCH preference form: Applicants
must indicate the intake (January or July 2016) and clinical services area they
would prefer to work (Medical or Surgical). Space is also provided for
applicants who may wish to nominate a unit which they would least like to be
placed if successful.
All applicants will be notified
of the outcome of their application via email by the 19th of August.
Shortlisted applicants will be
invited to a face to face interview at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH). Interviews
will take place over a two week period commencing Monday the 31st August
If you are shortlisted for interview,
further information regarding medication calculation test and interview dates will
be emailed to you.
The Medication calculation
test is a short online timed test. Details of this test will be emailed to you with a set time frame to
complete prior to your interview. You have to complete and pass this test to be
eligible for an interview at the RCH.
The interview process will take approximately 20-30 minutes with a
small panel of senior nursing staff. The
interview is an opportunity for an applicant to demonstrate:
can I prepare before submitting my application?