Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women’s Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media, Finance, Human Resources, IT and Telecommunications

Reference: 21919

Admissions Computer Clerk – Day Surgery Unit (Perioperative Services)
Fixed Term Position
Part Time, Monday – Friday (24 hours/week)

The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.

Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

The Perioperative Service at the Women’s Hospital is a comprehensive dedicated department incorporating all aspects involved in surgical intervention for patients. The following departments are included: Pre-Admission Triage, Surgical Pre-Admission clinic, Elective Surgery Booking Office, Anaesthetic Department, Acute Pain Service, Operating Theatre, Day Surgery Unit and SPS.

Your contribution

We are seeking an experienced Computer Clerk to join the Day Surgery Unit working 24 hours per week.

The Day Surgery Unit Admissions Computer Clerk provides administrative support and ensures patients and their families are treated with the highest quality care and efficiency.

Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

Responsible for answering telephones, diverting calls as needed, photocopying and providing clerical and word processing support

Pre Admitting patients booked for surgery prior to arrival

Registering, Admitting, Discharging, Transferring, cancelling patients on the Inpatient Management System (iPM) and EMR (EPIC)

Entering correct and accurate data into iPM and EMR (EPIC)

Updating patient details, confirmation of patient bookings, appointments and cancellations

Admitting patients efficiently, ensuring the first patient for each theatre is admitted first to ensure no delays (in context of expected length of surgery time)

About you

The successful applicant will have excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. They will need to display initiative, the ability to be flexible within a challenging and at times a high-pressured environment and to work both independently and in a team.
The applicant will need to demonstrate the willingness to work across the Perioperative Services team as required.
Applicants will have a strong knowledge of medical terminology, computer literacy skills, and knowledge of iPM / EMR (EPIC) Hospital software system.

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/

We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters.

The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

It is a policy of the Women’s to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under ‘Contact Person’

Ready to make the move?

For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.

All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

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