Position Details
Reference Number 162478
Position Title Ward Clerk
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 15
Position Summary
  • Enjoy a challenging and rewarding role within the Rapid Assessment and Planning Unit (RAPU)
  • Build your career with a dedicated team
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

About the facility 

The Rapid Assessment and Planning Unit (RAPU) is a 16–18 bed short-stay Medical Unit for patients from the Emergency Department that need a short admission and will benefit from intensive, routine allied health input. A multidisciplinary team approach is used to develop a plan of care for a safe and effective discharge from hospital within 48 hours to 76 hours.

About the role 

As the ward clerk you will be responsible for the delivery of consumer focused administrative support, ensuring equity of access throughout the patient journey on the ward and to assist the multidisciplinary team by providing efficient and effective clerical support so as to achieve desired outcomes.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing prompt, equitable and accurate customer services in a professional, courteous and helpful manner, ensuring consumer focused standards are continuously maintained.
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality at all times in conjunction with Barwon Health’s policy and values.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team.

About the culture

Become a part of a team who enjoys an interesting, challenging and meaningful work life. Continue to grow and develop your talents and capabilities with Barwon Health’s commitment to professional development.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Contact Person Sharon Simpson 
Contact Person Job Title NUM 
Contact Number (03) 4215 1874 
Closing Date 06/08/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.