Sydney Nursing School

Faculty of Nursing


Nurses care for everyone from newborn babies to children, adolescents and the elderly. Their work takes them to city or rural areas, observing, diagnosing, counselling, coordinating and comforting.

A career in higher education and the health sector are traditional pathways; careers outside these exist in private insurance, healthcare and aged care centres, onsite in manufacturing or mining organisations. Majority of graduates find employment in the public sector as registered nurses, or in local or rural community in health care or education. International opportunities exist in many first and third world countries.

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Occupations (based on graduate positions obtained in the last two years)

The following employers and occupational titles are indicative of graduate destinations for this faculty, however career options available for graduates are not limited to those listed. Graduates from a double degree have a broader range of career options.
This information is based on the Graduate Destinations Survey for the University of Sydney.

  • Assistant In Nursing
  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Community Care Worker
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Director of Nursing
  • Health Care Coordinator
  • Intensive Care Nurse
  • Lecturer
  • Nurse Care Manager
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing
  • Policy Officer/Nurse
  • Practice Nurse
  • Program Co-Ordinator
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Theatre Nurse
  • Research Assistant
  • Sleep Technician
  • Sonographer
  • Team Leader
  • Technical Officer
  • Urology Cancer Nurse Coordinator

Employers (based on those who recruited graduates in the last two years)
  • Alliance Healthcare
  • Auburn Hospital
  • Bupa Care Services
  • Catholic Healthcare
  • Changi General Hospital Singapore
  • Children's Hospital at Westmead
  • Clover Lea Nursing Home
  • Club Rivers
  • Crown Gardens Age Care
  • CV Health Victoria
  • Gosford Hospital
  • Greater Western Area Health Service
  • Greenwich Hospital
  • Healthways Australia
  • Hope Health Care
  • John Hunter Hospital
  • Joint Health Command - Department of Defence
  • Liverpool Hospital
  • Mountain Valley Nursing
  • Network Nursing Agency
  • North Shore Private
  • Northern Sydney Central Coast Health
  • NSW Health
  • Nursing Agency Australia
  • Nyora Gardens Nursing Home
  • Olidich Family Serviices
  • Partizan Worldwide
  • Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Princess Margaret Hospital for Children
  • Princess Wales Hospital
  • Priority Medical Centre
  • Queensland Health
  • Ramsay Healthcare
  • Royal Darwin Hospital
  • Royal Hospital for Women
  • Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Singapore General Hospital
  • South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Health Service
  • South Eastern Sydney Area Health Network
  • South West Pathology Service Area
  • South Western Sydney Area Health Service
  • Southern Radiology
  • St George Hospital
  • St George Private Hospital
  • St Vincent's Hospital
  • St Vincents Private Hospital
  • Summit Care
  • Sydney Adventist Hospital
  • Sydney Eye Hospital
  • Sydney South West Area Health
  • Sydney South West Area Health Services
  • Sydney West Area Health Services
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Uniting to Care
  • University of Sydney
  • Western Australia Country Health Service
  • Westmead Children'S Hospital
  • Westmead Hospital
  • Westmead Private Hospital
  • Wollongong Hospital