Patient Services Assistant - Sugical Ward

Job posted: 23/03/2020
Applications close: 30/03/2020 (Midnight)
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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: 160626

Reference: 160626

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

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Gain exposure in a high pressure environment whilst exploring your potential

  • Be challenged as part of a fast paced and changing work environment where great communication and high quality work are required

  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment at University Hospital Geelong

About the facility 

Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Victoria, is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care and employing over 7,000 staff. Barwon Health has consistently received awards for being at the forefront of high quality health care services to the community and has been highly successful when accredited against the National Safety and Quality Standards in Oct. 2013.  We are the major teaching hospital for the Deakin Medical School and have an active and growing research base.

Heath Wing 5 is a 28 bed unit with flex beds to 36. The unit is a fast paced Surgical Ward with high patient turnover who specialises in ENT Vascular, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, Gynaecological Surgery and General surgery.

About the role 

The Patient Services Assistant will ensure 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 include but are not limited to:

  • Provision of transport and couriering services of patients,  ward/department based equipment,  patient related documentation and specimens and meal trolleys to ensure patient centred care is delivered and maintained

  • 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 Barwon Health guidelines, policy and procedures

  • Providing effective and timely cleaning and housekeeping services to delegated area to ensure quality of patient care is streamlined in accordance with other Barwon Health requirements 

About the culture

We are a friendly team based ward who pride ourselves on our clinical skills, commitment and compassion for all. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care in line with the 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.

Patient Services Assistant - Sugical Ward

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Kylie Edwards - (03) 4215 2162

Patient Services Assistant - Sugical Ward