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Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Job posted: 19/07/2022
Applications close: 15/08/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Nursing

Reference: 27661

Reference: 27661

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Patient Care Assistant



  • Your entry to a career in public health

  • Lots of variety – work across various wards and Eastern Health sites

  • Part-time, Full-time and casual 12 month fixed term positions available – flexibility and work-life balance


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


As a Patient Care Assistant, you will support the nursing team to deliver safe patient care of the highest quality. You will have the opportunity to work across a wide variety of specialty and general areas, including: neurology, orthopaedic, renal, and oncology. You will be supported at all times by the guidance and supervision of a registered nurse.


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Previous experience working in an acute hospital setting will be highly regarded

  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (or equivalent)

  • Computer skills

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.



Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.


Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Louise Sebafundi - (03) 9955 1254
NMWorkforce@easternhealth.org.au
Olivia Fitzgerald - (03) 9095 2451
NMWokforce@easternhealth.org.au

Patient Care Assistant (PCA)