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Ward Clerk

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 47854

Reference: 47854

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Monash Health's team at Casey Hospital is looking for motivated Ward Clerks to join the team in Tower 2.



  • Be the frontline support for patients and their carers entering the service

  • Permanent position working Monday 3:00pm – 8:00pm and Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm 

  • Fixed term position June – August 2021, working Monday – Thursday inclusive, 7:00am – 3:00pm


Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Workers.


About Us


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 19,000 people across a range of specialities.


In Tower 2 at Casey Hospital we have a cardiology/coronary care unit and a general medical ward.  We now have opportunities for motivated Ward Clerks to join our team, one in a permanent position and one in a fixed term position until 1 August 2021.


About the roles


Healthcare administration is fast paced and our Ward Clerks occupy an integral role in the team. The Ward Clerk is the first person to greet our patients and visitors and has a major role to play in the smooth running of our service.


Key responsibilities of the role include:



  • Registering patient information

  • Admissions, discharges and transfers throughout the Program

  • Procurement, managing inventory and iPROC and managing accounts related to equipment hire

  • Administration and other clerical tasks


Details and working hours of the two roles are provided below.


Permanent position working 12.5 hours per week as follows:



  • Monday    3:00pm – 8:00pm

  • Friday       7:00am – 3:00pm


Fixed term position June – early August 2021 working 30 hours per week as follows:



  • Monday – Thursday inclusive 7:00am – 3:00pm


About You


You are a proactive, experienced healthcare administrator who enjoys a fast paced environment and can work effectively in an autonomous role. Prioritising comes naturally to you and being in a hospital environment you exhibit integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence.


What you need


We are looking for:



  • A friendly and welcoming approach, with exceptional and effective communication skills

  • Proven customer service experience is a necessity, and health administration experience will be extremely highly regarded

  • Familiarity with Excel, iPM, KRONOS, EMR, iPROC - essential

  • A proactive attitude, highly organised and proven ability to work autonomously and multitask in a busy environment

  • Proficient with Procurement processes, equipment hire and processing invoices


Ideally you are familiar with the set up and functions of an inpatient unit.


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.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.  Please indicate in your cover letter whether you are interested in the permanent or fixed term position, or if you are interested in both.


Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries contact Recruitment Services on 9265 2776.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:



  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.


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

Ward Clerk

Job type:

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Contact:

Bridget Fernandez - 0421483704

Ward Clerk