General Information

Swan Hill District Health provides a wide range of clinical & non-clinical services including:

  • Nursing/Midwifery
  • Medical
  • Allied & Primary Health
  • Corporate Services
  • Support Services

Work/life balance is what you get working at Swan Hill District Health. As well as lifestyle comes:

  • A professional, committed workforce and highly supportive community
  • Variety in work and a sense of achievement
  • Competitive Remuneration, salary packaging, entertainment allowance and negotiable relocation

We are located on the majestic Murray River, around 3.5 hours from Melbourne. Swan Hill is a safe place where you will be greeted with a warm smile from our friendly local community. Our main street boasts a vibrant shopping district with high quality restaurants and little traffic congestion. You’ll find affordable housing, safe spaces for kids, swimming pools, quality education options and a healthy lifestyle.

Imagine breakfast by the riverside, 18 holes at the renowned Murray Downs Golf and Country Club, yachting or waterskiing at one of Swan Hill’s surrounding lakes and fishing for the mighty Murray Cod. All this could be available at your doorstep!

Swan Hill Region New Resident Guide

Video showcasing Swan Hill

For information about Swan Hill and working at Swan Hill District Health Click here

For information about relocating to Australia and Swan Hill Click here

Working in Allied Health in Rural and Regional Victoria brochure Click here

The Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the release of three videos that showcase nursing roles in Victoria. These videos highlight the different nursing career pathways available in Victoria and how the roles function within a multi-disciplinary team .

Click here to view videos

A booklet for young people interested in a career in Primary Care was developed for a local expo featuring local health professionals, see here for details

Bed Ratio's
Acute Ward– medical/surgical and a single palliative care suite
Usual occupancy – 25.
Ratios – 1:5 am + in charge, 1:6 + in charge and 1:10. Palliative care 1:4, 1:4 and 1:6.
Midwifery Ward - maternity and low acuity surgical/medical.
Usual occupancy – 4
2 Birth suites – 133
Ratios – 1:4 post natal + in charge, 1:4 + in charge, 1:6. General patients in maternity - 1:5, 1:6, 1:10.
Sub-acute – Rehabilitation/GEM/Palliative Care and Transition Care Program
Rehabilitation/GEM (total 6 beds) 1:5 + in charge, 1:5 + in charge, 1:10.
Palliative Care (2 beds) 1:4, 1:4 and 1:6.
TCP – ratios do not apply.

Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality

Swan Hill District Health has a Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality policy and Gifts & Benefits register, the intention of which is to support individuals and Swan Hill District Health to avoid conflicts of interest and maintain high levels of integrity and public trust.

Click on links below for a copy of these documents:

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