Eastern Grampians Health Service

Clerk services

Job Description

EGHS is seeking a suitably skilled applicant to join our Perioperative Unit as a part time Ward Clerk for 16 hours per week over 2 days.

The Ward Clerk will perform duties of a clerical nature to assist in the efficient functioning of Theatre including liaising with Visiting Medical Staff and Surgeons.

You will need to have a mature attitude, flexible approach, eye for detail, excellent IT skills and customer focus.

Duties involved in this position are general administrative tasks including but not exclusive to:

  • Entering patient information into relevant database
  • Ensure that reception/office area it is maintained in a neat and tidy manner
  • Communicate/relaying relevant information to the practitioners, surgeon’s rooms, allied health and patients in person and on the phone
  • Provide high level administrative support to the Nurse Unit Manager and Perioperative Services
  • Coordinate and engage in activities relating to the retrieval and distribution of information in adherence to EGHS policies and procedures
  • Maintain patient files and records, ensuring accuracy and completeness of information
  • Assisting Day Procedure Unit in preparation for the following days theatre
  • Communicate regularly with the Pre-admission clinic regarding distribution of information
  • Ensure adequate stationary supplies for the department and surgeon’s rooms
  • Documentation of minutes and agendas for staff meetings

Familiarity with medical terminology in an administration or clinical position is an advantage.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Immunisation clearance and current satisfactory Police and Working With Children Checks.

For further information contact Kirsten Carr, Manager Perioperative Services on (03) 5352 9359.

The Position Description can be viewed and downloaded by selecting ‘Position Description’.

To apply please select ‘Apply for this position online’ below and complete as requested.

Please ensure you address the selection criteria, attach an up to date resume with two referees by close of business Friday 10th December 2021.

East Grampians Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Summary

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Eastern Grampians Health Service