Ward Clerk

Job posted: 19/10/2020
Applications close: 02/11/2020 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 43775

Reference: 43775

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Applications are invited for a permanent weekend Ward Clerk position on Ward 34. The position currently available is an afternoon shift 1400-2030.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About Us 

Ward 34 is a 40 bed unit providing care to patients with renal and gastro med disease. We work closely alongside a number of wards both within the hospital and on other Monash Health campuses that form the Monash Health Nephrology and Gastro Med department. The unit is fast paced and busy with the tendency to change at any time. Our renal patient group is quite large and, due to the nature of their illness, most patients tend to represent often.  

About the Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic ward clerk to join our dynamic team. You will be the first point of contact for patients and visitors both over the phone and face to face. On accepting this role, you will fast become an integral member of a cohesive team, working closely alongside nursing, medical and allied health staff as well as becoming a point of call for PSAs.

You should have efficient computer skills, knowledge of Monash Health administration systems is preferable, including the ability to check and book outpatient appointments. Punctuality and professional presentation are important. You will be required to communicate effectively with staff and take a proactive approach to you duties.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Ward clerk duties as described in Monash Health position description 

  • Close communication with ward clerks of all Monash Nephrology units as applicable 

  • Assistance in stores management- ordering and packing stock away 

  • Answer to, support and take direction from the Nurse Unit Manager 

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on 9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Ward Clerk

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Tracey Beatty - 0408633243

Ward Clerk