St Vincent's Hospital Secondment

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


Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010


Manager / Contact

Mr Noah Mitchell

P: (02) 8382 3340

No of FYGs


No of physios (PT) and assistants (A)

45 FTE

No of hospital beds


FYG Clinical Rotations

FYG will do a 6 week secondment in the St Vincent's Intensive Care Unit. The unit will provide experience in managing acutely unwell patients, including intubated and ventilated patients.

Working hours

Ordinary hours are 8.00 to 4.45pm 

Weekend shifts


Evening shifts



Accommodation available, organised through Parkes/Forbes Hospitals.


15 minute walk from Kings Cross Station

Orientation Process

Orientation provided on the first day of secondment by the Senior Intensive Care Physiotherapist

Education programs

Weekly department inservices

Inservices in all clinical areas

Weekly Hospital Grand Rounds

Monthly Presentations by the Allied Health Research Unit

Campus presentations 

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

An inquisitive mind, thirst for knowledge and boundless enthusiasm!

Social Activities

Friendly staff, Circuit classes.

Support Mechanisms

Mentoring Programme: each FYG will be allocated a Level 1/2 mentor who will provide support/clinical supervision during the year

Level 1/2 Forum: there is a monthly meeting of the Level 1/2 staff members that encompasses discussions of relevant matters as well as educational presentations

Employee Counselling: all staff have access to the EAP counselling, a service that is independent of the hospital

Annual Leave Policy

There is no Annual Leave for First Year Graduates