Bertina is a 1st year Management Intern placed in the Bureau of Health Information. She will be working in the Corporate Affairs and Business Development team for the duration of her placement.
Bertina is a Registered Nurse and has specialist qualifications in Emergency Nursing having completed a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing in 2015. Prior to this, she completed a pre-Registration Masters of Nursing and Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) at the University of Sydney. Bertina also has clinical experience in aged care, vascular surgical, and surgical urology nursing.
Bertina joined the HMIP to increase her understanding on how healthcare is designed and implemented, and gain a practical understanding of how to create positive change. After the HMIP, she hopes to progress a career in international public health.
In her spare time she enjoys hiking, reading, and watercolour.