Royal Perth Hospital
Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is the largest tertiary / teaching hospital in the state.
RPH is Western Australia’s major trauma centre housing the State Trauma Unit, the State Adult Burns Unit and State Spinal Unit. It has the second busiest emergency department in Australia.
RPH offers nurses a progressive and professional clinical setting. You will have the opportunity to participate in groundbreaking research opportunities and work for an organisation committed to evidence-based practice standards.
All RPH nurses have access to education and professional development including ward based in-service, structured study days, cheap or free courses, external courses and postgraduate training plus library, intranet and internet resources. The hospital also coordinates support and mentorship programs and succession planning for nursing staff.
The hospital is also home of the 2005 Australian of the Year (Fiona Wood) and the 2005 Nobel Laureate winners (Professor Barry Marshall and Dr Robin Warren).
The hospital's Perth campus covers 10.3 hectares with 583 beds while the Shenton Park campus covers 15.7 hectares with 162 beds. Both campuses are easily accessible by public transport. In total, RPH employs 1966 nurses and 946 doctors.
RPH offers many opportunities for graduate ENs and RNs during the 24 month competency graduate nurse program. This program provides a supportive learning environment that is designed to develop new graduates in their nursing careers. A joint program with Bentley Mental Health Service is also available for RNs interested in the mental health area.
- Graduate program at Royal Perth Hospital (PDF 537KB)
- Royal Perth Hospital participates in the State-wide Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program
For more information on graduate programs phone (08) 9224 2314 or email email@example.com
Facilities available to nurses
- Subsidised car parking for all shift workers
- Staff social club includes access to social events, DVD library, discount voucher books, onsite gym, aerobics, yoga, squash courts and heated olympic sized pool
- Employee assistance program – free, confidential counselling service for employees and families
- Vacation child care
Nursing specialties offered
Hospital address: Wellington Street, Perth
Postal address: GPO Box X2213, Perth WA 6847
Phone: (08) 9224 2244
Fax: (08) 9224 3511
Perth City campus email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shenton Park campus email: email@example.com