Griffith Hospital

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

Address

Noorebar Ave, Griffith NSW 2680

Website

Manager / Contact

Stephanie Star

Phone: (02) 6969 5648

Fax: (02) 6969 5557

No of FYGs

1

No of physios (PT) and assistants (A)

3.5 FTE

No of hospital beds

100

FYG Clinical Rotations

The Griffith Base Hospital rotation provides a fantastic opportunity to see a wide variety of clients, with the

rural secondment including:

  • Surgical & Medical Inpatients - expected to see include post-op abdominal procedures (laparotomies, anterior resections), pre-op breathing assessments & various other minor procedures.
  • General Outpatients, casting & splinting
  • Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit

 

 

Working hours

8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Weekend shifts

Nil

Evening shifts

Nil

Accommodation

Accommodation (shared) is available on site 

Travel

Griffith is approximately a 5-6 hour drive from Sydney; fuel / air fares covered for 1 return trip during the secondment.

Orientation Process

Please contact Stephanie Star (Physiotherapist in Charge) at Griffith Base Hospital, prior to commencing the rotation to Griffith Hospital

Orientation is provided for 1/2 day on the first day of the rotation

 

Education programs

Regular departmental in-services and individual tutorials as required.  

 

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

Drivers Licence

 

Social Activities

  • Gyms and indoor pools
  • Wineries & restaurants
  • Arts & craft markets
  • Boutique shopping
  • Bush walking
  • Cinema and theatre

Support Mechanisms

  • The FYG will be working closely with the Senior Physiotherapists on a daily basis
  • Informal performance reviews will be ongoing
  • Formal reviews will occur at mid & end-points of the rotation  

 

Annual Leave Policy

Annual leave is usually not approved for New Graduates in their first year of work. However, it may be considered under exceptional circumstances, and requires approval from the Department Head