Students who obtain a five day Administration placement will rotate through each of the following non-clinical departments: Finance, The Bendigo Health Foundation, Organisational Development, People and Culture and Supply.
Students who obtain a three day Community Services and Allied Health placement will experience Bendigo Health’s Transition Care Program, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services and The Hospital Admissions and Risk Program. This placement allows students to observe Allied Health professionals in the community and at our offsite facilities such as Golden Oaks Nursing Home.
Students who obtain a three day Medial Imaging placement will observe Medical Imaging Technologists, Nursing Staff, Radiologists, Nuclear Medicine Technologists and Sonographers. Students will rotate through different modalities within the department including CT Scanning, MRI, Ultrasound and general X-Ray.
Students who obtain a five day Nursing placement will observe Nursing staff within each of the clinical units/departments within the service including: Children’s Ward, Ward 4B Orthopaedics, Golden Oaks Nursing Home, Ward 6C Rehabilitation and Ward 4A Medical.
Students who obtain a three day placement will observe clinical staff within each of the following clinical units within the service including: Special Care Nursery, Women’s Ward and Birthing Suite and The Children’s Ward.
Students who obtain a one day placement with Physiotherapy will observe the Allied Health professional with outpatient physiotherapy treatment and assessments, participate in group exercise programs including hydrotherapy and assist with setting up activities for patients.
All placements at Bendigo Health must be obtained via the Careers Coordinator at each Education Institution, the careers teachers will advise of placement availability and the coordination of booking placements on the student’s behalf. Once an opportunity is obtained all of the relevant documentation must be completed which will be arranged via Bendigo Health and the Careers Coordinator.