2016 Intern Orientation


Welcome to Ballarat Health Services Intern Orientation 

Tuesday 5th Jan - Friday 8th Jan 2015

Prior to commencement you will be expected to have completed (with evidence) the following on-line modules according to the Medical Directorate Education Matrix;

NPS Medicine Wise

  • Medication Safety (mandatory)
  • Obtaining a Best Practice Medication History (organisational requirement)
  • NIMC Training Module (organisational requirement)

(Access through the For Health Professional tab.  You will be required to create a new account.  All courses are free.)

Blood Safe eLearning Australia

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care - Infection Prevention and Control (organisational requirement)

Upon completion of these course could you please send a copy of the certificate to the for the hospital records.  (If you have already completed any these course please ensure to provide us with a copy of your certificates.)

There are additional mandatory and organisationally required tutorials available on the BHS e3learning site: http://ballarat.e3learning.com.au/   To access these will need to already have you BHS employee number and use the password: bhs.

Orientation Program


Intern Orientation Booklet 2016


Tuesday 5th

8.00 - 5.00 Education Resource Centre - Seminar Rooms 1&2

Also visit HR (level 3 BRICC) to complete any paperwork and have your photo ID/access card organised.

6.30 - 8.30 Welcome Event at Sails Yacht Club.

Wednesday 6th

8.00 - 5.15 Education Resource Centre - Seminar Rooms 1&2

Thursday 7th

8.30 - 5.15 Education Resource Centre - Seminar Rooms 1&2.


Friday - 8th Intern Shadowing

7.30 - 7.50 Education Resource Centre - Seminar Rooms 1&2.

  • Meet with the Nursing Director - Acute Inpatient Services and the Nursing Director - Sub Acute for a brief presentation before being escorted to the ward for shadowing a current Intern.

According to your first rotation you will be shadowing a current intern in that department.

8.00 - 2.30Orthopaedics2 North Nurses Station
8.00 - 2.30ENT2 South Nurses Station
8.00 - 2.30General Surgical3 South Nurse Station
8.00 - 2.30MedicalIMS Meeting Room
8.00 - 2.30Emergency DepartmentED Staff Base
8.00 - 2.30Sub AcuteMain Desk Queen Elizabeth


2.30 - 3.30  Education Resource Centre - Seminar Rooms 1&2