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Griffith Hospital

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    (Secondment from Nepean Hospital)

    Participating hospital information 2023. Please contact the hospital directly if further information is required.


    Noorebar Ave, Griffith NSW 2680


    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