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All students commencing placement at Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) are required to complete this Pre-Placement Orientation Package.  To get started, please download the Student Orientation Checklist (it's a Word document you can fill in as you go). The completed checklist must be submitted via email, one week prior to your first day of placement. By completing this document you are stating that you have read and understood the material. 

The purpose of this online orientation package is to help make your placement an effective and enjoyable learning experience by providing you with the information you need to know to begin your placement and to understand the organisation and workplace expectations.

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Private Bag 13, Leongatha  Vic  3953

Tel:  03 5667 5555

66 Koonwarra Road, Leongatha

Tel:  03 5667 5555

65 Bridge Street, Korumburra

Tel:  03 5654 2777

Patients, Clients & Families

Gippsland Southern Health Service acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country

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