Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support
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.
Full or part time hours availbale - service operates over 7 days
AM / PM and Night shift duties available
Fixed term – until December 2021
Classification code - HS1A
The Outpatients COVID-19 response consists of the Entry Point Screening (EPS) stations and COVID-19 Screening Clinic team. It is a dynamic, fast paced team responding to increases in demand and requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Outpatients COVID-19 Response team is responsible for implementing criteria set by the DHHS and Alfred Health in both the EPS and Screening Clinic services, supported by the leadership team.
EPS staff are the essential gate keepers to the organisation, ensuring all who enter have been appropriately screened. EPS team members are responsible for taking temperatures, asking screening questions, and determining the appropriate pathway for those who do not meet requirements of entry.
The role of the Entry Point Screening Operator is to provide support to the nursing team in the delivery of safe and quality patient centred care. The Entry Point Screening Operator is required to work under the direction and supervision of an EPS Team Leader ANUM at all times, within their level of education and assessed competencies and also under clearly defined role parameters. The main objectives of this role are:
To assist in providing a safe patient environment and additional supervision ensuring patient safety is maintained.
The EPS Operator works as an assistant to the health care team in managing COVID-19 completing non-invasive testing of temperature (and documentation of findings and contact details),
Candidates must be availible for a 6:15am start. Priority will be given to people who can work full to part time hours, Monday-Friday.
Previous Customer Service Experience
Previous experience working in a healthcare setting – desirable but not essential
Clerical typing and computer skills - desirable
Current Victorian Working Children's Check
Easy public transport access
Enquiries: COVID Operations Team on 03) 9076 0685
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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.