Position Details
Reference Number 16427
Position Title Inpatient Ward Clerk
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Division Allied Health and Nursing
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Managers & Administrative Officers
Classification From: HS1 - Administrative Workers Grade 1
Classification To: HS1 - Administrative Workers Grade 1
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced ward clerk for a permanent part time position on Ward 3A and a fixed term maternity leave replacement (12 months) on Ward 6A. This role is pivotal to the smooth running of the unit and thus we are seeking a committed individuals to join our team.


The two roles available are:


Ward 6A- Fixed Term Part Time- Maternity Leave Cover- 31 Hours fortnight



Mondays (every second week)



Fridays (every week)



Saturday/Sunday (every second Week)



Ward 3A- Permanent Part Time- 60 Hours per Fortnight


Monday to Friday on a rotating roster of mornings and afternoons.

Also involves weekend shifts when required



Key responsibilities will include preparation, maintenance and filing of medical records, processing patient admissions, completing discharges, scheduling  of appointments and answering telephone enquiries.


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and attributes:


  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, including being proactive and friendly
  • Customer focused, with the ability to determine and exceed customer expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to build and sustain relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Ability to work in a fast paced hospital environment and work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, organise time and to meet deadlines
  • Computer literate and experience with hospital patient information systems, preferably iPM
  • Previous experience as a ward clerk is preferred


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Desirable: Previous Ward Clerk Experience
Essential: Please advise which position you are interested in applying for
Contact Person Kyra Chapman
Contact Number 85597137
Alternate Contact Person Andrew Pilcher
Alternate Contact Number 85595306
Closing Date 18/02/2019
Position Description
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