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Patient Services Assistant

Job posted: 10/11/2022
Applications close: 10/12/2022 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 28548

Reference: 28548

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Patient Services Assistant

  • Multiple casual positions available
  • Box Hill and Blackburn hospital Location
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Base of $28.44 per hour + casual loading + other possible penalties!

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

The Patient Services Assistant performs a variety of duties, to assist and support nursing staff with the efficient and smooth management of the ward/department including but not limited to:

  • Assist with beverage and/or meal distribution to patients as required
  • Transport patients between wards and departments and assist patients on discharge
  • Transport equipment between wards and departments
  • Collection and distribution of patient related materials, including pharmaceutical products, therapy equipment, medical records, specimens and specimen collection containers and other items as required
  • Ad hoc cleaning services – including but not limited to cleaning of spills, infectious cleaning and cleaning of patient room on discharge
  • Attendance to Code Grey/Black if a rostered member of the PSA Code Grey Team or as requested
  • Relocation to other wards/departments to meet peak workloads when/if required

Night shift availability will be highly regarded

 About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Must have Cert III in Health Services Assistance
  • 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.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & 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 Services Assistant

Job type:

Casual

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

KEVIN LEY - (98) 9535 97__
Debbie Layhe - (03) 9538 34__

Patient Services Assistant