Goldfields graduate programs

Here you can find information on nursing and midwifery graduate programs in the Goldfields region, Western Australia.

RN graduate programs

This information has been updated for 2018. 

 

Location

Kalgoorlie Hospital
Intakes February and August
Program description Kalgoorlie Hospital has 90 beds, and is the regional referral and service centre for the Goldfields region. Broad medical and surgical experience will be gained through rotations through the medical and surgical wards. Some graduates (depending upon commencement time and availability) may have the opportunity to undertake a rotation to the emergency department or paediatric ward.
Contact

Tina Jones, Regional Nurse Educator

Telephone: +61 8 9080 5203

Email: tina.jones2@health.wa.gov.au

Location Kalgoorlie Hospital - Haemodialysis Unit
Intakes February and August
Program description Kalgoorlie Hospital Dialysis Unit currently has 7 dialysis chairs with plans to extend as part of the redevelopment scheme. The unit treats patients requiring haemodialysis and is operational Monday to Saturday inclusive. The dialysis graduate will remain in the unit for the full 12 month program, progressively expanding their skillset in haemodialysis.
Contact

Tina Jones, Regional Nurse Educator

Telephone: +61 8 9080 5203

Email: tina.jones2@health.wa.gov.au
Location Kalgoorlie Hospital Operating Theatre
Intakes

February and August

Program description

Kalgoorlie Hospital Operating Theatre currently has 2 theatres operating 5 days a week plus emergency procedures after hours. The theatre graduate will remain in the unit for the full 12 month program, progressively expanding their skillset in airway management, anaesthesia and scrubbing.

Contact

Tina Jones, Regional Nurse Educator

Telephone: +61 8 9080 5203

Email: tina.jones2@health.wa.gov.au

   
Location Esperance Hospital
Intakes

February and August

Program description

Esperance Hospital has 30 beds, and is on the coast in the Goldfields region. Broad medical and surgical experience will be gained through placement on the general ward. Rotation to the emergency department may occur (but is not guaranteed).

Contact

Tina Jones, Regional Nurse Educator

Telephone: +61 8 9080 5203

Email: tina.jones2@health.wa.gov.au

Midwifery graduate program

Location Kalgoorlie Hospital
Intakes February and August
Program description The program is based in Kalgoorlie Hospital, which has 90 beds and is the regional referral and service centre for the Goldfields region. The maternity services provided include an 18-bed inpatient unit, four labour wards, a special care nursery (Level 2) and shared-care antenatal clinics. The unit performs approximately 700 deliveries per year, and offers varied experiences and learning opportunities. Graduate midwives are supported by a Maternity Staff Development Nurse.
Contact

Tina Jones, Regional Nurse Educator

Telephone: +61 8 9080 5203

Email: tina.jones2@health.wa.gov.au

Goldfields location description

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is Australia's largest outback city, located in the heart of Western Australia's Goldfields region, 600 km east of Perth. Kalgoorlie-Boulder is Australia's gold mining capital and services the entire Goldfields region with a permanent population of more than 59,000 people spread over 95,000 square kilometres. This includes 17 aboriginal communities that makes up approximately 8% of the population. In addition, a significant number of temporary fly in-fly out temporary workers are brought to the region by the mining industry. Nestled amongst majestic architecture, this buzzing community maintains an outback lifestyle supplemented by a vibrant social atmosphere and entertainment venues.

Find out more about the Goldfields region.

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Please note - whilst all information is provided in good faith and endeavours are made to minimise the impact on graduates, due to the constantly changing nature of healthcare, graduate program components are occasionally subject to change (including numbers, rotations, access to postgraduate opportunities and other aspects).