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Senior Ward Clerk - Acute Medicine 1

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Part Time - Permanent
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closes in 24 days
    Published on 15 Aug 2019
  • Job no: 21372
  • Categories: Administration, Administration & Office Support

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.


  • Part time ongoing position 0.6 EFT
  • Role involves Senior Ward Clerk duties with potential to be combined with additional standard Ward Clerk duties
  • Excellent professional development opportunities



This role is one of five ongoing roles within the Senior Ward Clerk team and is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of our Ward Clerk Workforce. 

In this position you will play a pivotal part in Alfred Health’s plan to improve the support, supervision and development of Ward Clerks across the health service. You will work closely with the Manager, Ward Clerks, to establish and implement Ward Clerk training programs, improve the quality and consistency of patient administration data, and provide a central mentoring and escalation resource.

To be suitable for this role, you will already be a high performing Ward Clerk with experience in supervising staff and training staff. You will have a passion for mentoring and developing others, and an excellent understanding of patient administration databases. You will possess a flexible attitude with well-developed interpersonal skills.



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism, diplomacy and an understanding of appropriate escalation
  • Able to prioritise competing demands and meet deadlines via efficient processes




  • Demonstrated computer literacy including Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Email), iPM & Cerner
  • Experience in a health care setting
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and clinical practice
  • Recent experience as a Ward Clerk


  • Certificate III in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Formal training in Microsoft Office Applications (Word and Excel)
  • Previous experience/education in supervising and/or training staff



  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services


Application close Thursday, 29th August 2019 at 11pm

For any enquiries please contact Kirsten Bowley (Manager, Ward Clerks) on 03 9076 5846


Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closes in 24 days - 07 Dec 2019
  • Published on 15 Aug 2019, 6:15 AM