This week Western District Health Service (WDHS) said hello to sixteen new faces – the first cohort of graduate Enrolled and Registered Nurses for 2024.
This marks the beginning of an exciting journey for the ‘Grads’ and the week was filled with a mix of orientation activities and hands-on skill sessions to equip each student for the transition.
WDHS Dual Chief Executive, Rowena Clift says WDHS is committed to nurturing and empowering the next generation of nursing professionals.
“We are thrilled to welcome our 2024 Graduate cohort to the WDHS family.
Our Graduate Nurse Program provides a dynamic platform for newly graduated nurses to embark on their professional journey, offering invaluable mentorship, hands-on experience, and opportunities for personal and career development.
As they commence this transformative chapter in their careers, our experienced team of nurse educators are dedicated to providing them with the support and resources they need to thrive and make meaningful contributions to healthcare in our community,” Ms Clift said.
The Graduate Nurse Program at WDHS is designed to foster a culture of learning, collaboration, and innovation, equipping graduates with the skills and knowledge required to deliver high-quality patient-centred care. Through structured rotations across various clinical settings, graduates gain a comprehensive understanding of healthcare delivery, while working alongside experienced professionals dedicated to their success.
For more information about the WDHS Graduate Nurse Program, visit wdhs.net