Western District Health Service

Ward Clerk Emergency Department

Job Description


Ward Clerk Emergency Department

Permanent Part Time

70 hours per fortnight 

About us

Western District Health Service is a leading and innovative sub-regional health service providing a comprehensive range of acute inpatient services, residential aged care and primary and community health services.

Hamilton, located 3.5 hours from Melbourne, and on the doorstep of the majestic Grampians National Park, is the hub of a large agricultural region and the centre of the shire for business, commerce, education, health, cultural and recreational facilities.  Learn more – Visit Hamilton

You will be working alongside experienced, passionate leadership peers who are true to our values of Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empathy.


About the role

Western District Health Service has an exciting opportunity for a Ward Clerk within the Emergency Department team. 

The successful applicant will undertake reception duties for the Emergency Department. Duties will include providing excellent customer service to patients and their families presenting to the Emergency Department, performing key administrative duties and working closely with the clinical team in coordinating work flow of the department.

 This role is 70 hours per fortnight, which will require the successful applicant to display interpersonal skills, be able to perform a range of complex tasks, be team-orientated and enthusiastic towards your work and WDHS values.

 The Ward Clerk Emergency Department will provide administrative support to the Nurse Unit Manager and other key stakeholders.

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You will bring:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and forward planning skills
  • Maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Advanced communication skills.


What we can Offer You 

  • WDHS can offer Salary Packaging options,
  • Strong culture of supportive staff health and well being,
  • Discounted leisure memberships
  • Social Club
  • Excellent working arrangements


For more details please see the Position Description.


Closing date: Sunday 2nd April 2023

Proposed Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 3rd April 2023


The successful applicant will hold, or be able to obtain, a current employee National Criminal Police Check. 

Dependent on your position you be required to obtain an employee Victorian Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check and / or NDIS Worker Screening Check.  

All successful applicants are to comply with mandatory vaccination requirements, including COVID, at WDHS – current immunisation records and evidence is required.


At WDHS we are proud to be smoke free.


Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply.  This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability.


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Job Summary

Hamilton Location
Part Time Job Type


Western District Health Service