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Nursing and midwifery in Western Australia

Rockingham General Hospital

2 Registered ICU nurses

Cartoon character of a female aboriginal nurse

This hospital is located in the seaside city of Rockingham, 47km south of Perth. Rockingham offers a relaxing costal lifestyle and is only 40 minutes from the city on the new train service. The hospital campus backs onto natural bushland and a golf course. The hospital is close to the beach, Rockingham’s cafe strip and train line.

This 18 hectare hospital has undergone a major redevelopment to become a new General Hospital. The increase in beds has been accompanied by an increase in specialist doctors, General Practitioners, nurses, midwives and allied health staff.


Existing services now include a very busy emergency department, acute medical ward, day procedure unit, surgical ward, aged care rehabilitation unit, intensive care unit, chemotherapy unit, paediatric ward, obstetric unit and busy operating theatres.

The new Ambulatory Care unit encompasses HITH, RITH, CoNeCT, ACAT, & Aboriginal Liaison Officers.

There is also a new Mental Health Inpatient Unit.

Rockingham General Hospital is committed to providing staff development services and the redevelopment of the hospital offers nurses great career opportunities.

Graduate Programs

The staff at Rockingham General Hospital are committed to providing graduates with a supportive environment to assist in further development of clinical competence and safe practice.

Facilities available to staff

  • Café on site
  • ATM available
  • Social club membership

Specialties offered

  • Acute Medical
  • Aged Care Rehabilitation Unit (ACRU)
  • Chemotherapy Unit
  • Day Procedure Unit (DPU)
  • Emergency Department (ED)
  • Hospital In The Home (HITH)
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Mental Health Inpatient Unit
  • Multi-Stay Surgical (MSS)
  • Neonatal Nursery
  • Obstetrics
  • Paediatrics
  • Palliative Care
  • Satellite Renal Dialysis Unit
  • Short Stay Unit (SSU)
  • Theatres
“I look forward to coming to work, there is always something new to learn and the staff development nurse is very calming. The staff on the medical ward are amazing”

Amy 2010

Contact details

Hospital address: Elanora Drive, Cooloongup
Postal address: PO Box 2033, Rockingham WA 6967
Phone: (08) 9599 4000
Fax: (08) 9599 4619

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