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Concord Hospital

Participating hospital information updated Saturday 22nd August 2015. Please contact specific hospitals if further information is required.

Address

Hospital Road, CONCORD, NSW 2139

Website

http://www.slhd.nsw.gov.au/Concord/default.html

Manager / Contact

Gavin ROBERTSON

No of FYGs

5

No of physios (PT) and assistants (A)

36

No of hospital beds

396

FYG Clinical Rotations

Orthopaedics

Acute care wards with ICU experience

Musculoskeletal Outpatients

Acute Aged Care and Rehabilitation wards

Rehabilitation unit

 

Working hours

8.00 am - 4.30 pm Monday - Friday

Weekend shifts

Weekend service roster:

Current roster involves staff covering an 8 hour shift (Sat or Sun) with subsequent RDO during the associated two week pay period.

Currently equates to 1 weekend shift approximately every 4-5 weeks.

Evening shifts

No set evening shift.

FYG will partake in the 24 hour on call service on rostered basis.

Accommodation

Nil

Travel

Orientation Process

All staff members participate in the Hospitals orientation process including online orientation and face to face sessions.

A comprehensive Physiotherapy specific orientation programme occurs in the first week of duty, including a lecture, practical and Sim programme.

All new graduates then undergo a thorough and individualised orientation into ICU, conducted over a period of two weeks to ensure competence in the ICU unit.

Education programs

Weekly area based inservices

Weekly supervision sessions

Fortnightly departmental education sessions

Ongoing graduate education programme throught the year.

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

Social Activities

New Staff Gym available onsite

Tennis Courts

Area Leisure and Fitness Club

Active social committee

Support Mechanisms

All graduates have structured supervision with seniors throughout rotations.

Annual Leave Policy