Position Details
Reference Number 162271
Position Title Patient Services Assistant
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location Andrew Love Cancer Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Permanent full time – 76 hours per fortnight
  • Join a team where great communication and high quality work is required
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment at University Hospital Geelong

About the facility 

The Andrew Love Cancer Centre (ALCC) is a comprehensive cancer centre that has provided expert care to those affected by cancer in Geelong and southwest Victoria in a supportive and caring environment since 1992.  

Our service gives adults living in the Barwon South West region access to world-class cancer treatment.  Based in Geelong, we have state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and highly skilled health professionals who provide personalised treatment and care. Chemotherapy, haematology and radiotherapy services are provided at the Andrew Love Cancer Centre and inpatient services are provided in Baxter Wing 6 at University Hospital Geelong. Some outreach clinics are available to people living in rural areas.

About the role 

As the Patient Services Assistant, you will ensure the effective provision of patient care in the assistance of nursing staff in the areas of patient welfare, comfort, hygiene and transport in order to achieve and maintain quality patient outcomes.

Duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Provision of transport and couriering services of patients,  wards and departments in line with relevant EBA  and  Barwon Health policy and procedures to ensure patient centred care is delivered and maintained
  • Providing assistance under direction, once trained to a competent level, with patient restraint
  • Provision and monitoring of quality meal services to ensure correct meal supplements are provided

About the culture

ALCC is a progressive centre and encourages a team environment. We are a passionate, supportive, energetic, driven team who works cohesively together. We promote professional development in the workplace and as a team are focussed on quality patient centred care. We are a team that embrace's change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation. 

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. 

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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 Emma Zurawel 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Mangaer - ALCC 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2711 
Closing Date 05/08/2020
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.