Bowral Hospital

Participating hospital information updated Friday 29th July 2016. Please contact specific hospitals if further information is required.

Address

Mona Rd, Bowral, 2576

Website

Manager / Contact

Loretta Andersen

Phone: (02) 4861 0298

 

No of FYGs

One on rotation from Liverpool Hospital

No of physios (PT) and assistants (A)

F/T 3, P/T 4

No of hospital beds

70

FYG Clinical Rotations

General placement including:

Inpatients - medical, orthopaedic, women and childrens wards

Outpatients - musculoskeletal, pulmonary and cardiac rehab, OACCP - orthopaedic and fracture management

Working hours

8.30 to 17.00 Mon to Fri

Nil evenings or nights

Weekend shifts

Occasional Saturday morning may be required.

Evening shifts

Nil

Accommodation

Yes. (Bring a doona! Also a T.V for your room, if you wish.) There is no charge for accommodation while on secondment.

Travel

Orientation Process

Hours of work 8.30 to 5.00 Mon to Fri. Contact the Physiotherapy Service Manager one week prior to commencement. First graduate on rotation attends general orientation at Liverpool Hospital with other graduates at the beginning of the year; all graduates orientated to Bowral Hospital during their first week of rotation here.

Education programs

Regular Physiotherapy meetings include inservice, journal club, quality activities and staff meetings plus weekly XRay Meetings. Hospital ongoing education available to all staff, including Grand Rounds. Opportunity to attend other relevant ongoing education within SSWAHS.

Pre-Requisites e.g. D/L; Interest in clinical areas relevant to facility

Social Activities

Good local sporting and cultural facilities, local cinema and wineries, Morton National Park and other bushwalking and cycling tracks.

Support Mechanisms

Annual Leave Policy

Annual leave encouraged for all new graduates, discuss with manager at earliest convenience