Caring for you and your family

Nursing Advantages

South Perth Hospital’s mission is:
 

“To provide to the Community of Western Australia

a modern health facility where caring and dedicated staff

can provide excellent services”.


To achieve this mission South Perth offers its staff opportunities for ongoing education and career development which will enable our nursing staff to deliver patient care based on best practice guidelines.

We make available:

  • Competency based programs
  • Opportunities for expanded scope of practice
  • Staff professional development opportunities both internally and externall 
  • Work in specialty areas of interest
  • Career development and mentoring opportunities

 

We pride ourselves in how we look after our staff

 

Orientation

A comprehensive orientation program is provided to all staff on commencement of employment to introduce them to the organisation and their new workplace. 

Comments from staff on program:

“Very interesting and relevant program”

“Great orientation”

 

Mandatory Education Program

South Perth Hospital provides a comprehensive mandatory education program covering legislated training requirements in addition to subjects identified as being of relevance to staff learning requirements.  Mandatory education days are rostered.

Comments from staff about the Clinical Mandatory Program:

“A good session informative renews knowledge and ability to perform tasks.”

 

Internal and External Development Programs

There are opportunities through the learning and development program for ongoing professional and personal development.

Internally a diverse educational program is delivered with a dedicated Staff Development Nurse. Additional paid study day leave is available upon application to staff members undertaking approved and relevant external education.

All staff participate in regular performance review through which opportunities for development and training are identified to meet personal and organisational needs.

 

Quality and Safety

South Perth Hospital focuses on providing our patients with best practice health care in a caring, supportive and safe environment, achieved within a culture of continuous improvement and the management of risks.

This is demonstrated to our key stakeholders by continuous successful accreditation with The Australian Council for Healthcare Services (ACHS).

 

Supported by the Board of Management, our governance framework encompasses:

  • Clinical review and improvement
  • Adoption of evidence based nursing practice
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Risk management strategies
  • Strong consumer / patient focus


 

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