Closes: 18 November 2019
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $84,257 - $96,430
Position No: 20957 - 01MP2
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 01 November 2019
Contact Officer: Ross Bevan on
(02) 5124 7254
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
- The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
- University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
- Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
- Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
- A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
Canberra Health Services provides a range of medical specialties and allied health services. A strong emphasis is placed across all sections on accessible and timely care, delivered to a high standard of safety and quality. This is underpinned by the Division’s commitment to research and training. The Division works in partnership with professional colleagues, consumers, and a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.
The Office of the Director of Medical Services (DMS) includes the Physician Training Office, Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU), GP Liaison Unit (GPLU), Pathology, Pharmacy, Medical Imaging and Library Services.
Medical Imaging provides state of the art diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology services for patients in Canberra and the South East Region of NSW, with over 100,000 imaging procedures performed each year. The administration team often provide the first point of contact for patients having X-ray, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, PET or Angiography procedures. Our service is committed to providing patients with easily accessible, timely and cost-effective access to these expert services, and in advancing the use of imaging for the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Applications are sought to fill a permanent full time vacancy as the Medical Imaging Administration Manager. With a team consisting of approximately 20 administration officers, the section is responsible for booking patient appointments, distributing results, managing waiting lists and tracking billing and revenue from the procedures performed. Administration staff in medical imaging are frequently required to communicate with internal and external stakeholders including patients, carers, referrers, medical, nursing and allied health staff.
To be successful in this role you will need to possess a strong work ethic and demonstrate ability to adapt and lead in a changing environment. The successful applicant will be committed to achieving positive outcomes for our patients, referrers and the department by continually applying critical thinking, using initiative and demonstrating sound judgement with excellent attention to detail.
- Previous experience as a manager or supervisor in a healthcare setting.
- Knowledge of and experience with health information management systems, including Patient Administration Systems (PAS), Radiology Information Systems (RIS), Billing and Revenue Systems.
- Experience with medical terminology and/or holds a Medical Terminology Certificate.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
- Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
- Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
This position was previously advertised. Potential applicants should reapply and note changes to the duties and selection criteria. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months. Appointment to this position may be made based on written application and referee reports only.
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This position was previously advertised. Potential applicants should reapply and note changes to the duties and selection criteria.
Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services