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Administration Officer - Casual Pool (Penola)
SA Health
Job reference: 823544
Location: 5277 - PENOLA
Job status: Casual
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Penola War Memorial Hospital
  • Salary: $29.13 p/hr - $31.34 p/hr + 25% casual loading - Casual - ASO2


Working as a member of the friendly and professional team at Penola War Memorial Hospital, you will carry out a range of responsive quality customer services and provide support to administration staff as required. Providing a friendly, courteous and professional first point of contact, you will respond to telephone calls and counter presentations by patients, visitors and staff. You will respond to routine patient enquiries in consultation with nursing, medical and clerical staff to ensure appropriate information is conveyed or enquiries are suitably redirected. As part of your role, you will help to manage and maintain general and medical records. This will include maintaining patient records, generating patient identification labels, and filing documents for the Medical Records Department. You will act as a resource and provide general assistance to clinical staff, visitors and patients regarding hospital services, booking transport and booking outpatient appointments. 

You will have prior experience in a clerical/reception role within a hospital environment, using hospital computing systems and database applications. You will be capable of determining priorities, organising workloads and meeting deadlines. A team player with a flexible approach, you must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a wide range of clients, members of the community, health service staff and staff from other agencies. Your excellent customer service skills will equip you to relate to people from different cultures, backgrounds and circumstances.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

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For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 823544

Download File 823544 - Administration Officer - Casual Pool (Penola).pdf

Download File JCS+Admin+Officer+-+Medical+Records+final.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.