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Calling all Nursing Graduates

What does our New Graduate mentorship programme mean for you?

  • Once you are accepted you will be given a permanent contract
  • You will gain valuable experience in a level four territory hospital with multiple specialties including transplant
  • You will have significant opportunities to progress in your career
  • Throughout the programme you will be encouraged to keep learning and be supported every step of the way
  • Our mentorship programme which we have run for many years, is aimed at nurses who are newly qualified and wish to gain experience in an acute, fast-paced clinical environment where exceptional patient care and patient outcomes are our priority,
  • Members of our Nursing team including our Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Facilitators, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Managers offer great support as they mentor the new graduates to gain competency in many clinical skills.
  • Nurses who successfully completed this programme, play an integral role in our Nursing Team as they continue to build on their nursing knowledge, expertise and career.

Programme Benefits:

  • Commencing November  2022
  • Permanent contract
  • After 16 weeks of obtaining NMBI pin eligible to move to point 3 of staff nurse salary scale
  • After 12 months you are eligible to take up an enhanced nursing  contract
  • Opportunity to rotate placements

Department specialties in SVUH

Medical Directorate Surgical Wards
Acute Medical Unit St Anne’s St James’ St Brigid’s
Our Lady’s St Anne’s Day care St Laurence’s St Charles’
St Agnes’ Emergency Department Acute Orthopaedic Unit St Helen’s
St Andrews Coronary Care Unit/ Cat lab St Luke’s 1 St Joseph’s
St Christopher’s Caritas/Transitional Care Unit St Luke’s 2 St Raphaels
St Lucy’s St Paul’s St Mark’s
St Monica’s St Vincent’s Acute Surgical Unit
St Patrick’s St Michael’s
Dermatology ADCC

Overview of all clinical areas in the hospital.

Education programme includes

  • Orientation programme specifically designed to meet the needs of a New Graduate Nurse.
  • Meeting the nursing team and receiving support from top level

Specialty pathways

We have our own Nurse Education Centre which delivers a number of national programmes open to all nurses within the relevant clinical area.

We have a number of specialty nursing pathways within St Vincent’s University Hospital which include ED, MOU-St Patricks, Stroke services, CCU & Oncology.

This year we have kept a number of places available for new graduate’s direct entry to

  • ICU
  • Theatre
  • Hepatobiliary

We also have a wide variety of Clinical Professional Development programmes which are supported by our Nurse Practice Development team for all our nursing staff including New Graduates.

Eligibility Criteria

  • BSc in Nursing
  • Eligibility for full registration in the General Division of the Register of Nurses as maintained by NMBI
  • Completed an internship in an Acute Level 4 Hospital

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Patient and Visitor Handbook

Our handbook contains all the important information you need when visiting our hospital whether you are a patient or a visitor.

  • Travelling to and from the hospital
  • Elective admission information
  • Emergency Department attendance
  • Patient safety information
  • Information on what we will do to get you home
  • Data protection
  • Security information
  • Infection control policy
  • No smoking policy
  • Visiting arrangements
  • Daffodil Centre
  • St. Vincent’s Foundation

Download the handbook