Postgraduate Program information

Graduate Certificate of Specialist Nursing Practice (Renal)

Course Synopsis

The Graduate Certificate of Specialist Nursing Practice is a post-graduate program for Registered Nurses wishing to undertake specialist renal training. The course consists theory and a comprehensive clinical practice placements, with the aim of developing Nurses skills in Haemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Renal & Pancreas Transplant as well as problem solving, communication, and research skills. You will have the opportunity to experience and learn from one of the largest nephrology multi-disciplinary team in Victoria.

University Partnerships

Australian Catholic University (ACU)
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Selection Criteria

We are seeking a motivated and highly dynamic Nurse with minimum 1 year renal or acute nursing experience

Successful applicants must complete 3 four month-rotations through acute renal/gastro ward, acute haemodialysis unit and satellite home dialysis therapies, which includes home haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis

Must meet ACU admission requirements of 0.5 EFT on clinical placements (at Monash Health, we offer 0.6EFT) and complete 4 units of theory components

At completion of the course and fixed term opportunity (12 months appointment), ongoing employment opportunities within our service at Monash Health will be discussed 

Program Enquiries

If you require any further information please contact Ignatius Abraham CNE at or Edward Zimbudzi NUM (Acute Haemodialysis) at for further details.

What Next

If this sounds like you, we have a number of opportunities across the organisation and welcome your application.

If you are successful you will participate in a 7 day  rotating roster.

Please click on the link below to apply:

Registered Nurse/Midwife – Post Graduate Opportunities

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful and what a great way to move into a specialised career in nursing with this amazing opportunity at Monash Health