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.
- Fixed Term Position until July 2023
- Part Time (32 Hours Per Fortnight)
- Spleen Australia Administration Officer
- Managers and Administrative Worker Grade 2
- Located at The Alfred
- Great Staff Benefits
The Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive infectious diseases clinical services in the country. It is also an academic Department within the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Central Clinical School, Monash University and is a premier centre for clinical and biomedical research and education.
The Department offers expertise in general infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship, travel-related infections, viral hepatitis, sexually-transmitted infections, and infections in immunocompromised hosts including critical care, burns, cystic fibrosis and solid organ (lung, heart and kidney) and stem cell transplant recipients. We have four active clinical units at any one time with a dedicated general infectious diseases inpatient unit, an HIV inpatient unit, a general consultative service and an immunocompromised host service. Through our Alfred Infectious Diseases Training Program we provide outstanding opportunities for advanced training in infectious diseases
One of the premier services provided by the Department is the Victorian State-wide HIV Service which provides a comprehensive program for individuals and populations affected by or infected with HIV in Victoria. This ranges from acute care and chronic illness management, to health maintenance, prevention and health promotion. Complications of HIV and antiretroviral therapy, in addition to the myriad of co-morbidites such as cancer, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, renal impairment, viral hepatitis and liver disease, drug and alcohol related disorders, neurocognitive impairment and psychiatric illness are all managed in a multidisciplinary ambulatory care clinic.
The Spleen Australia clinical service assists patients without a functioning spleen about the measures for reducing their increased risk of bacterial infections. Health care providers, caring for this patient group are also provided with information. The three main strategies for preventing infection in this patient group are education, vaccinations and antibiotic advice.
Qualification & Experiences Required
- Victorian Education Certificate (VCE) or equivalent desirable
- Certificate of Medical Terminology is desirable
- Experience in administrative/secretarial roles
- Previous experience working in a health care service
- Salary Packaging
- Discount Health Insurance
- Staff Parking (Subject to Availability)
- Child Care Services
- On Site Gym
Enquiries: Penny Jones, Manager Spleen Australia PH: 9076 3828
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.
In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status.