Work With Us – Nursing

Critical care nursing

We offer education to all nurses from grade 2 to Post Graduate Qualified including:
• Undergraduate nurses from all universities complete clinical rotations
• Grade 2 Nurses completing a 6 month rotation as part of the Critical Care Practice Development year
Discovering intensive care nursing program: this is a 6 month program for registered nurses to gain exposure to the environment prior to completing Post Graduate Studies. 
• Post Graduate Intensive Care Nursing Students who are enrolled in the Masters of Intensive Care Nursing at Deakin University : find out more about the Masters at the Deakin Website and visit the SVHM Post Grad nursing page.
• Benefits of participating in the Discovery or Masters programmes at StV ICU include shorter shifts (8 or 10 hrs), 0.8 EFT and reduced night duty for the Post Grad Masters RNs.
• Ongoing education for critical care RNs employed in the ICU

For job openings please visit the SVHM recruitment page, keep an eye on our blog or contact our NUM (

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Quotes from our recent nursing students

“Thank you everyone for making this truly a wonderful placement for us. We all agreed this had been our favourite placement out of all the ones we’ve had. It was because of your pleasant attitude and willingness to help us learn that we have gained so much from this. Thank you for your support! I really appreciated it!”
“Thank you so much! It was the best placement thanks to heaps of support from you!! I learnt and enjoyed a lot in SVHM. Thank you for giving me a beautiful experience”
“Thank you so much St V’s ICU! Everyone was so friendly and eager to teach and it was very appreciated. Looking forward to being a colleague in the future.”
“To St Vincent’s ICU,
Thank you for all being so helpful, supportive and friendly throughout our placement. We really had a fantastic time and learnt so much along the way. We have developed key skills that will be invaluable in our future as RN’s. THANKS SO MUCH!!!”