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General Stream

Our general stream graduate nurses participate in a well-structured and highly supportive program that offers many learning and development opportunities.

Graduate Nurse Program - General Stream


  • Two six month clinical rotations
  • One acute or specialty guaranteed
  • Minimum five paid study days
  • Dedicated supernumerary days for each rotation
  • Graduate education team, as well as ward-based educators
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Permanent positions following graduate year
  • Whole career opportunities.

Specialties offered to graduates:

  • Emergency Department
  • Victorian Liver Transplant Unit
  • Acquired Brain Injury Unit
  • Cardiac surgery and cardiology
  • Paediatrics
  • Day surgery
  • Operating Suite
  • Radiology
  • Oncology and haematology
  • Neurology (including acute stroke unit)
  • Neurosurgery (including HDU)
  • Renal
  • Respiratory (including HDU and Ventilation Weaning Unit)
  • Colorectal
  • Orthopaedics/plastics
  • General medicine
  • General surgical
  • Urology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spinal rehabilitation
  • Geriatric evaluation and management
  • Day surgery
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Austin Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.