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Wardsperson/Security Assistant

Apply now Job no: 502387
Work type: Casual
Location: Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Categories: Other

We are seeking multiple casual Wardsperson/Security Assistants to join our team at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital.


About the Role

The Emergency Department Wardperson/Security Assistant is responsible for patient assistance and assistance to clinical staff within the hospital environment. This will involve tasks including patient transfers, patient lifting using aides, and response to emergencies. This position is also responsible for the cleaning of the department; including terminal cleans post discharge of infectious patients.


About You

Key to this role is the ability to perform the duties of the position including: lifting and transferring of patients using aides, and transporting patients both within the facility and to Hunter Imaging Group. You also will have the ability to read and follow instructions, policies, duty lists and document incidents, hazards and other work-related information and upgrade skills in an ever-changing environment.

This role will suit a people orientated person with a high level of customer service.

You will also;

  • Be able and willing to work a 24 hour, 7 day roster.
  • Hold a Class C ‘Open’ drivers licence.        

Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrated knowledge of infection control and cleaning procedures
  • Forklift license
  • Evidence of security license
  • Developed understanding of conflict resolution and de-escalation


Why Ramsay?

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.


About the Organisation

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is a 187 bed acute Advanced Surgical and Medical Hospital situated on the Pacific Highway at Gateshead, 15 kms south of the Newcastle CBD. The hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care Limited, the largest operator of private hospitals in Australia. Specialties include Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, General Surgery (including Colorectal), Breast Surgery, Plastics, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Vascular and Oncology.

In March 2015 the region’s first Private Emergency Department was opened at Lake Macquarie Private, providing another option for people requiring emergency care. The hospital is also home to the Hunter Cancer Centre, the Hunter Region's only comprehensive private oncology service providing Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Research, Support Services and Education all located on the one campus.

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".



On offer is a casual rate of;

  • $24-$25 per hour + casual loading.


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 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 Joel Budden on


Close Date: 13th July 2020 at 11:55pm

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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