Enrolled Nurse Transition Program

The Enrolled Nurse Transition Program (ENTP) aims to support and encourage newly graduated Enrolled Nurses in reaching their professional potential by developing skilled practitioners enabled to deliver excellent patient care.

At St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney we are firmly committed to the delivery of innovative and evidence-based practice in a supportive learning environment. We are also passionate about providing a positive, challenging and enjoyable workplace that has lots to offer.

The St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Enrolled Nurse Transition Program offers:

  • A 5 day hospital and nursing orientation program
  • Extended clinical area induction and supernumerary time
  • Weekly Continuing Professional Development sessions
  • Fortnightly Clinical Supervision/Debrief sessions with the Transition Program Nurse Educator
  • Three full day study days
  • Rotation in two clinical areas
  • Education and support from a dedicated full-time Nurse Educator
  • Clinical Nurse Educators in each clinical area
  • After hours Clinical Nurse Educators to provide education and guidance on evening shifts and the weekend
  • Preceptorship
  • Guidance with career planning and ongoing employment and education opportunities towards completion of the program


The ENTP offers participants a 12 month contract working a full-time rotating roster after the initial orientation and induction period.

Applications should be lodged at the St Vincent’s Health Australia careers page: http://www.careersatsvmhs.com.au/

For more information please contact:

Cheryl Hunt – Pathways to Practice Program Nurse Educator

Tel: (02) 8382 2602

Email: Cheryl.Hunt@svha.org.au