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Nursing careers – Empowering nursing excellence at St. Vincent’s University Hospital

At St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH), we understand that the journey of a nurse begins with a strong foundation of education and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI). Many of our graduates choose to embark on their nursing careers by immersing themselves in various clinical specialties during their first year. This invaluable experience not only enhances their clinical skills but also provides insights that shape their future career paths.

Career progression for nurses at SVUH is dynamic, offering diverse pathways for professional development:

1. Clinical practice:

Nurses can pursue postgraduate diploma and master’s programmes in various specialties, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to excel as Clinical Nurse Specialists or Advanced Nurse Practitioners.

2. Management:

For nurses aspiring to leadership roles, SVUH offers a variety of courses tailored to those with clinical bedside experience, preparing them for rewarding careers in healthcare management.

3. Research/Education:

SVUH is committed to fostering a culture of education and development for nurses. There are a number of opportunities for nurses to engage in research initiatives, with the potential to become principal investigators and leaders in the field. Additionally, there are various roles within education and support departments within the hospital, empowering nurses to contribute to the growth and development of their peers.

We recognise the vital role that nurses play in advancing healthcare and are dedicated to providing them with the resources and support needed to thrive in their careers. Join us at SVUH and become part of a community that values education, innovation, and excellence in nursing practice.

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