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Ward Clerk

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 66210
  • 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.


  • Fixed Term, ending June 2024

  • Part-Time position at 32 hours per fortnight, weekend shifts only - Saturday and Sunday 8 hour shifts

  • The Alfred Hospital location

  • Great staff benefits!



Ward 7 West is a 36-bed ward caring for patients admitted under the Infectious Diseases and Gastroenterology units. Our unit prides itself on interdisciplinary teamwork, and values the integral role our ward clerk plays in ensuring our patients receive timely, quality care.


  • Responsible for the coordination of communication, patient services and clerical functions as directed by the Nurse Manager of designated ward or department. Previous ward clerk experience essential. 

  • Word Processing (as applicable)

  • Facilitate communication within the ward

  • Arrange and coordinate patient services

  • Clerical Duties

  • Promote and maintain good customer relations with patients, visitors, and other hospital personnel.

  • If necessary to be away from desk area, ensure the registered nurse in charge of the ward is notified.

  • Be aware of role during emergency procedures.

  • Ensure patient confidentiality is maintained at all times

  • Key role in ensuring communication reaches patient’s


  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia

  • Onsite child care services, a payroll deductible expense

  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense

  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff

  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives

  • Discounted health insurance


Please contact Cecilia Torney with enquiries regarding this position on 9076 3672

Applications close at 11 pm Sunday, 24th September 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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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