Kareena Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Staff Development

Kareena Private Hospital has a strong commitment to support our staff with their learning and development requirements and career aspirations. As part of the Ramsay Healthcare group of hospitals in Australia, UK, France and Indonesia, our staffs have additional opportunities for career advancement across this large group of over 116 hospitals. Kareena Private Hospital was the 2011 winner of the Ramsay Health Care Hospital Education prize.

Internal Training And Development Programs

We are committed to promoting and encouraging personal and professional development by offering internal education programs ranging from clinical training to management and administration skills. Examples of this training include; Preceptor program, advanced life support, wound management, computer training, recruitment and selection, and management development. All staff have access to the Ramsay Training Institute offering a wide range of professional development, leadership and management courses.

Hospital Orientation Programs

At the commencement of employment, all staffs are required to attend a one-day Hospital Orientation Program and complete online learning modules. This Program is conducted generally monthly and includes a number of compulsory education programs such as: Customer Service, Basic Life Support, Fire & Emergency, Manual Handling / Health & Safety and Workplace Diversity.

In addition to the Hospital Orientation Program, all staff are provided with a comprehensive orientation to the area or department in which they are employed.

External Education Attendance

We support applications for external course attendance. This includes training programs, seminars/workshops and conferences that attract a fee and are conducted by external organisations or higher education at TAFE/University.

In addition, we annually offer External Education Grants to our employees to provide them with alternative external education opportunities

Winner of the Australian HR Awards 2008

Hospital Orientation Programs