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Administration Officer - Secretary/Receptionist

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 7 days ago
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  • Job no: 62531
  • Category: 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.

  • Medical Secretary/Receptionist (Administrative Officer)
  • Permanent Full Time
  • 80 hours per fortnight, Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm
  • Alfred Hospital – Anatomical Pathology Unit

The Role

Great opportunity for an existing or aspiring Medical Secretary to join our Anatomical Pathology team. The successful applicant will be responsible for reception duties, secretarial support to the Director and senior staff along with various clerical and administrative tasks associated with Unit operations.  Daily activities include handling telephone enquiries, managing emails, receiving visitors, organising case meetings, printing and faxing reports, data entry, document scanning and filing, processing slide returns, supporting send-out testing requests and general customer service functions. This role handles time sensitive and confidential medical information.

Qualification/Experience Required 

  • High proficiency in written and spoken English with understanding of medical terminology. A  friendly and professional telephone manner is essential
  • Keyboard skills, computer proficiency and data entry experience
  • Ability to self-organise daily work, time manage, multitask and be comfortable working in a pathology/medical environment   
  • Previous secretarial/receptionist/clerical experience in a laboratory, hospital or medical environment is preferred


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or direct enquiries to:

Mark Donovan, Principal Scientist, Anatomical Pathology on 9076 2767 or via email at  Applications must be submitted via the Alfred Careers website to be considered.


Applications close: 11pm Thursday, 2 February 2023

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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.


  • Closed 7 days ago - 02 Feb 2023