Griffith Hospital

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


Noorebar Ave, Griffith NSW 2680


Manager / Contact

Stephanie Star

Phone: (02) 6969 5648

Fax: (02) 6969 5557

No of FYGs


No of physios (PT) and assistants (A)

3.5 FTE

No of hospital beds


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


Evening shifts



Accommodation (shared) is available on site 


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