Australia- Can anyone give me some advice for first grad RN job hunting

  1. I am a third year student and gonna finish this degree next mouth.

    I was not lucky enough to get into new grad.

    Can anyone give me some advices for job hunting in NSW please?

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  3. by   JustBeachyNurse
    Moved to Nursing in Aus/NZ forum in world nursing section to elicit further response.
  4. by   canned_bread
    Some nurses at work told me that if you have not been offered a position the main priority is to "get in there" and get experience, no matter where it is or how much you dislike it. After a year or two of experience of being an RN, you can then transition and go where you want to go.
    I looked around at the med-surg hospitals and found they all required experience, even for casual pool. So I am going to look at aged care (even though I don't like it), and mental health... just for a year, and then join the transition program of the hospital I want to be at. I'm just hoping I maintain my skills which I feel so unconfident with to begin with.
  5. by   Rhi007
    Agency work!!! Gets your foot in the door, gives you experience in different areas and different hospitals
  6. by   ceridwyn
    withdrawn post resigning.
    Last edit by ceridwyn on Nov 13, '12