Sydney Local Health District Clinical Support Officer (Administrative Officer Level 3) Temp F/T Full Time in Concord NSW

Sydney Local Health District

Branch Concord NSW AU

Clinical Support Officer (Administrative Officer Level 3) Temp F/T
Concord NSW

The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All” . These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and…

The Clinical Support Officer (CSO) role will be ward/unit based and support the work activities of nurses, midwives, medical staff and allied health staff, with locally determined shift times based on patient and ward/unit service delivery needs. The CSO may provide CSO functions across the health facility or to more than one ward/unit. The CSO will work closely with existing administrative staff such as ward clerks and communication officers at the ward/unit level. The role will complement existing roles, systems and processes in each organisation. The CSO will provide timely and accurate administrative / transactional services for members of the health care team on designated ward(s) / unit(s) under the direction of a N/MUM. The CSO will work under broad supervision but will be required to take some independent action. Scope exists for exercising initiative in the application of established work practices and procedures. Decisions affecting the overall functioning and management of the ward / unit remain the responsibility of the N/MUM.


The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All” . This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

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SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Selection Criteria
Excellent communication skills including accurate spelling, good comprehension, confidence in the spoken word and ability to deal confidently and courteously with people at all levels.

Demonstrated experience in word processing, spreadsheet and database software

Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines

Capacity to work under broad supervision and to undertake a diverse range of tasks as an effective member of a team in a high pressure, high volume work environment

Holds or is willing to undertake a Certificate III in Health Administration or equivalent.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Concord, NSW, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-17
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