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Graduated from Nursing!
Where to from here?!
Graduates - Option generators
Please take a seat at the front!
Undergrads - Active Observers
Please take a seat at the back
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Introductions!
Andrea Cameron
Nursing Graduate
and Student
Advocate
Dr Leonie COX
Senior Lecturer
Dr Fiona Coyer
Associate Professor
and Director of
Academic Programs
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Beth Keane
Facilitator
Careers Counselor
Careers & Employment
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Ground Rules
• This group is for discussion, not debate. No one
is right; no one is wrong.
• We are here to generate many possible options
– ask your self “is this helpful?”
• Be respectful of others air time
• Listen and think before you react
• Park it board! For issues we are unable to
address in this session
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Today's Session
• Quick Heads UP!
• Expand your options beyond Graduate
Recruitment!
• A word on applications – resumes, SC, letters
interviews
• Generating your networks
• Staying positive!
• Check the park it board
• Breakout session!
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Heads Up
• Graduate Recruitment
– QLD Health - GNOR website, apply around August for 2014
start
– WA Health - Graduate Nurses Connect in March for August
– Private sector – Ramsay, website dates differ. (Greenslopes was
March for August intake)
CHECK THE WEB SITES!
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Your Story – Graduate Nurses
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Expand your options beyond
Graduate Recruitment!
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Some possible career pathways
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Areas of Specialisation within a
hospital
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Other opportunities
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Cardiac & coronary care
Intensive care/Critical care
Cancer care (oncology)
Emergency nursing
Haematology
Infectious disease nursing
Midwifery
Paediatric
Preoperative
Neurology
Respiratory
Neonatal
Orthopaedic
Palliative care
Rehabilitation
Sexual health
Transplant nursing
Burns nursing
Gastroenterology
Triage
Theatre Nursing
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Academia/Research
Aged care
Aboriginal health
Agency Work
Adolescent health
Community nursing
Disaster relief
Cosmetic & reconstructive
surgery
Flight nursing
HIV and AIDs
Neurosurgical
Occupational health & safety
Legal consulting
Remote area nursing
Sleep disorders
Disability care
Women's health
Child health Nurse
Administration
Child & family health
Corrections health
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Diabetes nursing
Drug & alcohol
School nursing
Home care
International aid work
Mental health
Pain management
GP practice nursing
Nurse education
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Rural & Remote
• http://nrha.ruralhealth.org.au/?IntCat
Id=14
• http://www.arhen.org.au/
• https://crana.org.au/job-vacancies/
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Aged Care
• http://www.agedcareguide.com.au/
• http://www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au/
Community Care
• http://www.dsa.org.au/Pages/Home.aspx
• http://www.dva.gov.au/service_providers/commu
nity_nursing/Pages/index.aspx
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Useful websites
• Beyond Seek and Careerone
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http://www.jobs4nurses.com.au/
http://www.ncah.com.au/nursing/
http://www.nursingjobs.com.au/
http://www.health.qld.gov.au/nursing/default.asp
http://www.health.qld.gov.au/nursing/gnor/default.asp
www.ethicaljobs.com.au
http://www.ramsayjobs.com.au/
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Branch out with further study!
Social
Work/Counselling
Masters of
Social Work
Masters of
Counselling
Psychology
Grad Entry
into
Psychology
Honours
Law
Grad entry
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Masters
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More ideas!
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Grad entry
into Education
OHS
Masters of
OHS
Physiotherapy
Masters of
Physiotherapy
Occupational
Therapy
Masters of
Occupational
Therapy
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A word on applications
• Resources
– Careers & Employment Workshops (Careerhub)
– Online CDL modules (Careers Website)
– Resume and applications feedback service
[email protected]
– Mock interviews – 3138 2649
• Resumes are a marketing brochure and you are
the product
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Working your networks
• Professional Associations
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Australasian Neuroscience Nurses' Association
Australian College of Critical Care Nurses Ltd
Australian College of Mental Health Nurses Inc
Australian College of Neonatal Nurses Inc
Australian College of Operating Room Nurses
Australian Dermatology Nurses' Association
Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Association Inc
Qld
Australian Practice Nurses Association
Australian Rural Nurses & Midwives
Gastroenterological Nurses College Inc
Medical Imaging Nurses Association of Australia
Nurses Christian Fellowship Australia
Paediatric, Child and Youth Health Nurses
Queensland
Perioperative Nurses Association of Queensland
Queensland Nurses Union
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Colleagues
Friends
Mentors
Prac Supervisors
Lecturers
Volunteering
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Andrea’s Tip
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Contact the hospitals you are interested in
Keep a spreadsheet of contacts
Know the application dates well in advance
Keep emails professional and follow up with a
thankyou email!
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Staying positive!
• Stay busy!
– Treat your job search like a full time role 9-5
– Exercise regularly – keeps the blues away!
• Stay connected
– Get PT work in an allied area (keep the clinical skills alive!)
– Attend PD and networking opportunities
– Keep in-touch with your colleagues
• Positive self talk and affirmations WORK
– Create a vision board
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Park It Board!
• Anything we can address
now?
• Any resources that could
help you address these?
Breakout Sessions!
• Graduate Nurses
– Head to C block level 4
– Careers & Employment
Resource Centre
• Undergrad’s
– Q&A session
– Brainstorm a strategy for
2013
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