Health Service Assistant

Job posted: 15/10/2020
Applications close: 20/10/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 30069

Reference: 30069

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

  • Various full-time fixed term or part-time fixed time positions available

  • Work with supportive and friendly team at Emergency Department

  • State of the art facilities

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time."

Within a state of the art hospital, the team provides high quality services using the latest technologies.  Our eleven operating theatres (including 2 endoscopy rooms), critical care, emergency and women’s wards all have access to critical services lifts that link to the helipad allowing rapid transfer of patients both in and out of the health service.

About the team

The Emergency Department (ED) sees around 50,000 patients each year, making it one of the busiest emergency departments in regional Victoria. The ED is open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year and is staffed by a dedicated team of professionals including emergency medicine specialist doctors, critical care trained nurses, nurse practitioners specialising in emergency care and physiotherapists with expertise in urgent conditions, supported by technical and clerical staff.

About the position

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, you will support Registered and Enrolled Nurses by assisting with basic patient care under supervision, and non-nursing duties that assist in the smooth running of the ward environments.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Duties include (but are not limited to): accompanying patients, assisting with patient movement and activities of daily living, assisting with uncomplicated feeds, restocking and ordering of supplies, filing and clerical duties, transport of supplies, equipment and cleaning of equipment and weekly checks of equipment in store and allocate to appropriate trays

  • Perform duties as directed by the Registered and Enrolled Nurses on the clinical unit, and seek direction if required

  • Maintain safe working practices and a safe working environment

About you

This opportunity would suit a team player who is seeking to establish a career in public health.

  • Satisfactory completion of Year 12

  • Satisfactory level of computer literacy.

  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to follow instructions and work as part of the patient care team under direction

  • Reliability in relation to attendance and completion of assigned tasks, including study requirements

  • Interest in health care and the health professions

Staff Benefits

Bendigo Health offers you continued professional development, access to employee benefits and the opportunity to work with an organisation committed to continuous improvement, providing excellent community services and a diverse and inclusive cultural values.

  • Supportive & positive team culture

  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)

  • Staff health and wellbeing program

  • Access to recommended immunisations

  • Social club

  • Smoke free environment

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals and mature age group to apply.

For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Health Service Assistant

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Kate Fuller - 54548103

Health Service Assistant