student clinical placements
Rochester and Elmore District health Service (REDHS) aims to provide a valuable and supportive environment that encourages students to achieve their learning objectives.
All students commencing placement at REDHS will have received a roster indicating their shifts and the area of placement.
Prior to commencing placement at REDHS, students should print the REDHS Student Orientation Book and bring it with them on their first day.
On day of commencement.
Students must report to the Clinical Support Nurse (CSN) at REDHS Education Hub at 0830.
REDHS Education Hub is located in Village Drive. Please see map below.
Students are required to bring hard copies of their:
If you have any questions please contact Cheryl Petrini (CSN) on 5484 4436 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Student accommodation is available on site. It is shared accommodation consisting of 3 bedrooms, 2 rooms with 2 single beds and 1 room with a double bed.
Accommodation must be booked using the Accommodation booking request form.
Accommodation booking procedure.
During your placement at REDHS you will be considered to be a member of the team in the area that you are working. As such a code of conduct is expected.
REDHS values are:
REDHS expects all students to be punctual. if you are late or unable to attend you must notify the area that you are working in and also notify the CSN. If you are unable to attend you must also notify your Education provider.
Whilst on placement the following points are important:
Hours of work:
Acute and Aged Care: 0700-1530, 1300-2130
District Nursing Service: 0745-1615
Primary care- Allied Health; 0830-1700
Tips for students