Pathways to Practice Program

The Pathways to Practice Program (PPP) offers Registered and Enrolled Nurses an opportunity for facilitated return to acute care after a short break or transition from sub-acute to acute care.
This exciting initiative is unique to St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and its main aim is to allow participants to develop professionally in a supportive environment whilst learning new skills and developing clinical excellence across all domains of contemporary and ethical nursing practice.

The St Vincent’s Hospital Pathways to Practice Program offers:

  • A 7 day hospital and nursing orientation program
  • Extended clinical area induction and supernumerary time
  • Weekly Continuing Professional Development sessions
  • Monthly 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
  • Frequent ward/unit based education
  • Access to courses and skills development workshops facilitated by the Nurse Education and Development Centre
  • Guidance with career planning and ongoing employment and education opportunities towards completion of the program

This program will offer the opportunity to become a valued member of the St Vincent’s Health Sydney nursing team on a 12 month full-time contract.

We are now advertising for our February intake.

Applications should be lodged at the St Vincent's Health Network Careers Page

For more information please contact:
Anna Nolan – Pathways to Practice Program Nurse Educator
Tel: (02) 8382 2602