Job no: 498021
Work type: Part time
Location: Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital
Categories: Administration/Support Services
Donvale Private Hospital is seeking an administrative professional to take on a Ward Clerk position in our Kennedy Ward.
This is a Permanent Part-Time role working up to a minimum of 37.5 hour per fortnight.
About the Role
As a Ward Clerk, you are responsible for providing support and assistance to patients and their families within our Kennedy Ward. You will also assist the reception, administration and clinical teams by coordinating the necessary clerical requirements for patients’ admission to discharge.
Key responsibilities of this job include:
- Admission and discharge processes to ensure appropriate bed management and utilisation
- Managing incoming and outgoing calls to the ward
- Provide timely and accurate information to queries by patients, visitors and other staff and departments
- Work alongside medical staff, colleagues, patients and visitors to ensure a smooth hospital experience for patients
- Compilation and management of patient admission papers and clinical notes
To succeed in this role, you will be an enthusiastic individual with a passion for customer service and enjoys being part of a busy ward. The ability to converse and be empathetic while managing a busy flow of admissions and discharges is a key skill needed for this role. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and should be comfortable working in a team of doctors, nurses, pathologists, administrators and non-clinical staff.
You will also bring:
- Computer literacy including Microsoft Office suite of programs
- Experience in hospital administration is essential for this role.
- Experience with Patient Management Systems will be highly regarded.
On offer is a PRO RATA annual salary of;
- $48,000 - $50,000 + superannuation based on experience.
Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest private health care provider, Donvale Rehabilitation Hospital is a state of the art 90-bed facility providing inpatient and day rehabilitation services in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Delivering excellent treatment and care for over 25 years, Donvale has a highly regarded reputation across Melbourne. The hospital accepts referrals and provides seamless extension of care from a range of acute public and private hospitals and medical practitioners.
Donvale has fostered a unique culture that contributes to the high standard of care and successful clinical outcomes. Our staff are committed to providing exemplary rehabilitation services, so patients can confidently choose Donvale for their rehabilitation needs.
How to Apply
All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees).
Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and Working with Childrens Card/Check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please call Louise Ashby on 03 9841 1271.
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