Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) is a fully accredited teaching hospital providing tertiary care to the people of Western Australia.
SCGH is the first hospital within Western Australia to apply and be recognised as a centre for nursing excellence under the American nurse credentialing centre’s prestigious magnet program.
The hospital has an academically recognised postgraduate and continuing education course for nurses. It also has strong academic and clinical research partnerships with three Western Australian universities.
This 28 hectare medical campus has 610 beds, including 109 same day beds and an 18 bed intensive care unit (ICU). It employs 1900 full-time and part-time nurses and 600 doctors. Located 3 kilometres from Perth next to beautiful Kings Park, the hospital is easily accessible by public transport.
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SCGH has a philosophy of empowerment through education, and offers one graduate program for ENs and two graduate programs for RNs.
- Graduate program at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (PDF 580KB)
- Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital participates in the State-wide Mental Health Graduate Nurse Program
For more information on graduate programs phone (08) 9346 1110.
Facilities available to nurses
- Social club
- Child care coordinator on site
- After school and school holiday care programs
- Parking for rotational shift workers
- Staff gymnasium
- Cafe and health bar
- Secure bike facility
- Onsite banking
Hospital address: Hospital Avenue, Nedlands
Postal address: Locked Bag 2012, Nedlands WA 6009
Phone: (08) 9346 3333
Fax: (08) 9346 2534