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Patient Care Assistants

Apply now Job no: 496242
Work type: Casual, Part time
Location: Peninsula Private Hospital
Categories: Clinical Support - Technician/Orderley


The Opportunity

We are looking for casual and part time Patient Care Assistants for our busy hospital. The successful applicants will be energetic and enthusiastic about their work. They will demonstrate the ability to work effectively on their own and as part of a busy team. You must be flexible and available to work shifts of various lengths and shift times. You must also be available to work weekend shifts.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Participate Patient Care rounds
  • Provide services to meet individual needs of patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse
  • Assisting patients with daily living activities.
  • Assist with transportation of patients both within the hospital and out to appointments
  • Ensuring equipment required is cleaned and in good condition
  • Cleaning patient rooms and clinical areas
  • Cleaning within guidelines and procedures set by infection control policies and safe operating procedures
  • Complete all documents required to monitor completion of duties
  • Ensure highest level of cleanliness is maintained throughout the hospital
  • Attending all mandatory training and department meetings
  • Abide by all OH&S policies and follow department procedures


The successful applicant will possess the following attributes:

  • Certificate 3 in Health Services or similar
  • Completion of a recognised Patient Care Assistant training program
  • Experience in an acute hospital facility
  • Effective communication skills and good organisational skills
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Enthusiastic and a positive “can do” attitude
  • Contribute effectively to a team environment and independently as required
  • Demonstrate a great work ethic and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise work loads
  • Be reliable, self-motivated and have a friendly nature


Culture & Benefits of joining the Peninsula team:

We value our staff and provide a wide range of attractive local and national employee benefits including:

  • Staff recognition and reward programs
  • Employee Benefit club offering discounted health & leisure choices
  • Access to Ramsay corporate discounts including discounted private health insurance choices, discounted IT hardware & software & travel/holiday discounts
  • Staff Wellness Program and access to a wide range of wellness options both locally and via the Ramsay intranet
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Supplied Uniforms



On offer is a base hourly rate of $24-$26 plus casual loading, based on experience.



Click on “Apply for the job” to submit an application. Applications should include a detailed CV, cover letter and two work-related referees.

Applications close: 18th of October

This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children in line with our Child Safety Commitment Statement.

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