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Casual Patient Services Assistant

Job posted: 26/03/2020
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Facilities Management, Health and Allied Health

Reference: 161870

Reference: 161870

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Facilities Management, Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Join the team at Barwon Health as a Casual Patient Services Assistant



  • Gain invaluable experience within a dynamic and professional team

  • Great career exposure opportunity with one Victoria’s largest regional healthcare service providers

  • Ongoing training and professional development life


About the facility 


Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 23 key locations throughout the region.


About the role 


Are you interested in causal work within a health care team? Barwon health is looking for candidates with a Certificate III in Health Services Assistants as we continue to grow our workforce in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.


The Patient Services Assistant will ensure the effective provision of patient care in the assistance of nursing staff in the areas of patient welfare, comfort, hygiene and transport in order to achieve and maintain quality patient outcomes.


Duties of the role include but are not limited to:



  • Transporting patients between wards, departments and theatres and transporting equipment between wards, departments and theatres

  • Couriering x-rays, specimens and patient records

  • Provision of essential assistance to the Enrolled/Registered Nurse in relevant required patient and ward support activities to ensure quality patient centred care is delivered, maintained and compliant with relevant EBA and Barwon Health guidelines, policy and procedures. 


About the culture


You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated workforce who take pride in providing high quality service. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club


At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Casual Patient Services Assistant

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Contact:

Talent Acquisition Team - (03) 4215 0520
talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au
Talent Acquisition Team - (03) 4215 0812
talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au

Casual Patient Services Assistant