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Casual Patient Services Assistant

Job posted: 23/11/2020
Applications close: 30/11/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

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: 164186

Reference: 164186

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

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong


  • Join our team on the Patient Services Assistant Relievers Pool at Barwon Health

  • Build your career, gain invaluable experience

  • Great location at the Geelong Hospital - central to Geelong's CBD and Waterfront

  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment 


About Barwon Health


Working for Barwon Health means you are working for an organisation that has a clear strategic direction.  Barwon Health’s Vision is to work with the community to build healthy lives, inspired by world class standards.  With our consumers at the forefront through Education and Research our aim is to be at the pinnacle of health care and we can only achieve this with our staff being at their best.


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 24 key locations throughout the region.


About the role


As a Patient Services Assistant, your role is to work across all acute wards, you 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:



  • Provision of transport and couriering services of patients,  wards and departments in line with relevant EBA and Barwon Health policy and procedures to ensure patient centred care is delivered and maintained

  • Providing assistance under direction, once trained to a competent level, with patient restraint

  • Provision and monitoring of quality meal services to ensure correct meal supplements are provided


About the culture


UHG PSAs work in a progressive centre and encourages a team environment. We are a passionate, supportive and energetic team, that work cohesively together on all wards as relievers. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on quality patient centred care. We are a team that embrace's change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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.


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


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


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#Geelong, Victoria

Casual Patient Services Assistant

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Stuart Marshall - (03) 421 51203
Jo Durdy - (03) 421 51218

Casual Patient Services Assistant