Ward Clerk - Emergency General Surgery

Job posted: 06/05/2022
Applications close: 20/05/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 54470

Reference: 54470

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Ward Clerk - Emergency General Surgery

  • Deliver professional and caring customer focussed service

  • Part-Time Ongoing position, 24 hours per fortnight

  • The Royal Melbourne Hospital

3 South is a 28 bed ward at RMH primarily caring for Emergency General Surgical Patients, who are admitted directly from out Emergency Department. With a shorter average length of stay by comparison, 3 South is a fast paced surgical ward that remains dedicated to holistic care. Through the support our team provides to each other, including using a ‘buddy nursing’ team approach, we help to ensure safe, timely, effective patient centred care for all our patients. 

Your Opportunity:

The Ward Clerk role is ideal for a dynamic and self-motivated person who thrives on working in what can be a busy environment.  The main duties of the ward clerk are administrative and clerical work related to patient admissions, in-patient stays and discharges, working under the direction of the Nurse Unit Manager, Associate Nurse Manager or Nurse-in-Charge.   

Other duties include being the first point of contact for visitors arriving on the ward, answering the phone, data entry, booking appointments, maintaining clinical information systems and staff support.

About you:

  • Previous relevant clerical, administrative or receptionist experience

  • Commitment to patient-focused service

  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Computer skills

  • Ability to prioritise tasks in a busy environment

Benefit of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.

  • Salary packaging options, onsite car parking, close to public transport. 

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Ward Clerk - Emergency General Surgery

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Melani Nettangsiha - 93424732

Ward Clerk - Emergency General Surgery