Four nursing graduate program students have put in amazing efforts over the past months as they were given the opportunity to work across the different aspects of care at Rural Northwest Health, including exposure to the Acute, Aged Care and Community Services teams.
Rachael James, who commenced the program as an Endorsed Nurse in April, has worked across Yarriambiack Lodge, Acute, and Community Health at RNH and also completed a fortnight on Oxley Ward at Grampians Health Horsham, said she has “really enjoyed all of the experiences, and opportunities I have had here”.
Manique Cox, who commenced the Registered Nurse program in February, having previously worked with RNH as an Endorsed Nurse, says “it has been a great learning experience. I have had great opportunities to grow as a Registered Nurse and love being a part of the RNH team”.
Having rotated across the three areas and also completing eight weeks at West Wimmera Health Services in Nhill, Manique will complete her graduate program in the new year – Congratulations Manique!
Haruka Arimura commenced in July in the Registered Nurse program and has completed one rotation in Acute and four weeks with Grampians Health where she worked in both the Emergency Department and the Acute Medical and Surgical Ward Oxley.
Now commencing her rotation in Yarriambiack Lodge, Haruka said she has been learning a lot at RNH and it has been great.
Also commencing her Endorsed Nurse graduate program in July, Jade Cranage completed two weeks on the Oxley Ward in Horsham, returning to RNH to complete her first rotation in Yarriambiack Lodge.
Planning to complete a Bachelor of Nursing in 2024, Jade will also start her rotation in Acute which will include two weeks in Community Health.
‘It has been a lot of fun so far. I am enjoying the experience and learning heaps,” she said.