- Job no: 66879
- Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support
- Fixed Term Full Time Position
- 80 hours per f/n (w/ flexible monthly ADO's
- Great staff benefits!
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
Full Time at 80 hours per f/n (w/ flexible monthly ADO's)
Great Staff benefits!
Alfred Health Radiation Oncology
The Alfred Health Radiation Oncology (AHRO) Department is a comprehensive cancer service provided by Alfred Health. The department is comprised of two units, Alfred Radiation Oncology (ARO) located in the South Block at The Alfred and Gippsland Radiation Oncology (GRO), located at Latrobe Regional Hospital. Together the two units provide the full range of radiation oncology and radiation therapy services (with the exception of paediatrics) in addition to some specialized services with both state and national significance. The roles and responsibilities of the Radiation Oncology Administration Officer are based at The Alfred.
Alfred Cancer Specialty Clinics
The Alfred Cancer Specialty Consulting Clinics provide scheduled medical, nursing and allied health services to patients. Approximately 6200 appointments were scheduled for cancer patients across 2022 for malignant and non-malignant haematology, medical oncology and radiation oncology, with 4200 dedicated to Radiation Oncology.
We have a great opportunity for an experienced administrative support role in Alfred Cancer, supporting the Radiation Oncology service.
This position will be managing the coordination of the Radiation Oncology clinics working alongside the medical team. Responsibilities may include reception, patient enquiries, clinic preparation, electronic appointment scheduling, referral management and telephone support.
Strong organisational, customer service skills and demonstrated computer efficiency are essential, as is the ability to prioritise tasks in a busy environment. Excellence in written and oral communication skills, and a high level of attention to detail is also required. Experience working within a medical environment and familiarity with medical terminology will be highly regarded, however, applicants with strong administrative skills from other fields will also be considered.
This position reports to the Administration Supervisor of Radiation Oncology. As part of the administration team for the Outpatient Cancer Program the administration officer will effectively and efficiently perform a range of administrative, reception and clerical tasks to support and assist the day to day function of the clinics and health service. The role is responsible for ensuring that the service supports best customer outcomes and meets both internal and external, including government reporting requirements. The administration officer ensures that an approachable, responsive and professional service is provided to patients, carers and health professionals at all times.
Key Selection Criteria:
- Demonstrated computer proficiency including MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel (foundational)
- Previous administration experience in a health setting
- Understanding and experience supporting MBS clinics in a similar setting
- Understanding of confidentiality and privacy legislation
- Knowledge of ARIA & Cerner Programs
- Typing accuracy and speed of at least 40wpm
- Understanding of medical terminology
- Demonstrated ability to plan work flow, prioritise and delegate in order to meet deadlines
- Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
- Onsite child care services, payroll deductible expense
- Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
- Modern onsite library faculties, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
- Access to health and wellbeing incentives
- Discounted health insurance
Applications close at 11pm Thursday, 23rd of November 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.