39 Hospital Street Heathcote VIC 3523
03 5431 0900

June 2019

This month’s issue looks at Influenza Immunisations. Influenza seasons and severity are unpredictable. However, what we do know is that vaccination is the most important measure we have to prevent influenza and its complications. As influenza usually occurs from June, with the peak around August, vaccinating from now will allow people to develop immunity before influenza transmission is at its peak. To learn more click here


Heathcote Health offers Graduate Nurses a unique experience in Rural Nursing and only 50km from Bendigo or Lancefield on McIvor Highway.

The Graduate Program is designed to support your transition from student to Registered Nurse with clinical support, supernumerary time at the beginning of each rotation, study days and an opportunity for a regional placement.

Your graduate nurse program is 52 weeks starting first week of February 2020 and includes rotations through the Heathcote health services.

Two longer rotations:
Acute Ward with 8 acute beds, 1 Transition care bed and a 2 bed Urgent Care centre/Emergency
42 bed Residential Aged Care; 30 Hostel and 12 nursing Home
Two shorter rotations:
District Nursing
Bendigo Health specialty areas

We offer our graduate nurses opportunity’s to build on their critical thinking and extend their scope of practice with Intravenous Cannulation and Advanced Life Support training all within a friendly supportive environment

There will be a great opportunity to meet us and discuss the structure of our Graduate Nurse Program at the Rural Nursing & Midwifery Careers Day 2019 on:
Friday 21st June 11am to 1pm
LaTrobe University Rural Health School – Flora Hill Campus
Level 3
Flora Hill, Victoria

How to Apply
Applications are via computer-match plus:
Send a cover letter outlining your suitability for our Graduate Nurse program and a copy of your up-to-date resume to:                        Damian Holden
Nurse Unit Manager
Acute & Community services
39 Hospital Street
Heathcote, Victoria, 3523

  • In your resume, include the names and contact details of at least 2 professional referees
  • Include certified copies of university results to date and 2 relevant  clinical appraisal summaries

To register follow the link and instructions on Computer match: https://computermatching.pmcv.com.au/public/matches/gnmp.cfm

Key Dates
Applications close: Friday 19th July 2019
Interviews: Monday 26th August to Friday 6th September 2019 
Computer matching takes place: 25th September to 8th October 2019
Computer Match results: Wednesday 9th October 2019
If you would like further information or a tour contact:   
Damian Holden
Nurse Unit Manager
Acute & Community Care

Linda Blair
Clinical Nurse Educator

To view our Graguate Nurse Program Brochure click here