Overview

Barwon Health Elective Surgery Waiting List Booking Clerk Full Time in Geelong VIC

Barwon Health

Branch Geelong VIC AU

Position:
Elective Surgery Waiting List Booking Clerk
Location:
Geelong VIC

Become part of our passionate, committed and highly competent workforce. Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment Build

Become part of our passionate, committed and highly competent workforce.

  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Build your career with a dedicated team at Victoria’s 2014 People in Health Award Winner!
  • About the facility

    Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 6,500 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 21 key locations throughout the region.

    About the role

    Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager of the Elective Surgery Access Unit (ESAU), in this role you will focus on assisting the coordination and booking of elective surgery patients into appropriate theatre sessions. You will liaise closely with the Surgical Units, ESAU Nurses & Theatre Staff to ensure that theatre bookings maximise utilisation of resources, by ensuring realistic booking of allocated sessions to ensure categorised patients booked within their allotted time frame, e.g. Category 1 within 30 days, Category 2 within 90 days and Category 3 within 365 days. To minimise the number of Hospital Initiated Postponements (HIPs).

    About the culture

    Elective Surgery Access unit is a unique and collaborative working environment that involves a wide range of multidisciplinary teams working closely together to achieve a streamlined surgical journey for patients to have the best possible outcomes.

    Barwon Health staff benefits

    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Professional development
    • Access to employee wellness facility
    • Salary packaging
    • Social club
    • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
    • Aboriginal Employment Plan
    • Our Commitment to Child Safety

    At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.

    Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

    Selection Criteria
    Essential: Demonstrated experience in a challenging consumer focused environment
    Essential: Previous employment in an administrative/clerical role
    Essential: Computer literacy and the ability to learn specialist programs used within the Elective surgery Waiting List
    Essential: A Medical Terminology qualification (or workings towards same)
    Essential: Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Essential: Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Desirable: Certificate III Business Studies

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Full Time
    Location: Geelong, VIC, AU
    Posted on: 2017-04-16
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