VU Osteo Student Internship at POC

VU Osteo Student Internship at POC


We are pleased to announce a new initiative here at Parkdale Osteo Clinic

Allow us to explain…

Tayla Rhodes is a final year Osteopathy student at VU (Victoria University) who has also held the position of receptionist (casual) here at POC for the past 4 years.

To enhance a student’s practical capabilities and hands on experience, established clinics with experienced practitioners can offer an ‘internship’, where a student can conduct a thorough history, assessment and treatment for private paying patients (at a significantly discounted rate). In this instance, Tayla can treat you independently, and will be supported either side of the consultation by a qualified and experienced osteopath.

Tayla will commence her internship on Thursday 26th September and will be available over an 8 week period for the following shift times:

  • Monday:                10:30am – 3pm
  • Thursday:              2pm – 6pm

(Return patient = 45 mins @ $50, New patient = 60 mins @ $80 – No Private Health Insurance Rebates available)

At POC of course! The shift times have been carefully selected so that Chris Reeves, the director (and self-proclaimed dinosaur!) of the clinic, will be on hand to provide mentoring and support for Tayla.

This is a great opportunity and can only be seen as a WIN-WIN-WIN for all parties involved. It provides the perfect launching pad for Tayla as she embarks on a promising career as an osteopath, and a very familiar environment for her to work from as well. As experienced practitioners, this provides an opportunity to sharpen our mentoring skills and share our knowledge in a supportive clinical setting. And finally, for our valued patients it provides another treatment avenue at an affordable rate (whilst still being supervised by a qualified osteopath).

For more information, including specific T&C’s, please click on the link below or call the clinic on 03 9580 1820