14963 - 01KQD

Administration Assistant, Division of Surgery
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 18 July 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 3
Salary: $63,374 - $68,204
Position No: 14963 - 01KQD
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 04 July 2019
Contact Officer: Rebecca Scaysbrook on rebecca.scaysbrook@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 4175

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
Canberra Health Services provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region.
The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care.
Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of CHS include Early Childhood, Youth and Women’s Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory’s detention facilities.
CHS is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
The Division of Surgery is responsible for delivering inpatient and outpatients surgical and medical imaging services and prevention and treatment dental health programs for children, targeted youth and adults of the ACT and surrounding region. The Division includes Surgical Bookings and Pre-Admission Clinic, Anaesthesia, Pain Management Unit, Operating Theatres, Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit, Day Surgery Unit and Admissions / Extended Day Surgery Unit, Medical Imaging, specialist surgical ward areas, medical and nursing Outpatient services and the Trauma and Orthopaedic Research Unit.
The Surgical Bookings Department maintains the Elective Surgery Waiting List for the Canberra Hospital and co-ordinate theatre bookings and associated equipment requirements for individual surgical specialists.
Overview of the work area and position
Under the general direction of the Administration Manager, the Surgical Administration Assistant will provide relief administrative support services to various Surgical Units within the Division, and have oversight of surgical outpatient clinics to ensure efficient management of outpatient appointments.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
  • Experience with Dictaphone typing.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
This is a temporary position available for three months with possibility of extension.

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This is a temporary position available for three months with possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services