Position Details
Reference Number 21780
Position Title Administration Assistant
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Entity Private Hospital
Location Calvary St Vincents Hospital
Award Classification CHCT TAS Hosp Staff 2014 - TAS Admin & Clerical L3 Y1
Salary $27.81 Per Hour
Hours 19
Job Advertisement

Calvary Launceston
Patient Administration Assistant
Permanent Part Time

This permanent part time position is flexible for additional hours available to cover staff leave
Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers    
Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role

In consultation with the Administration Supervisor, the Patient Administration Officer is responsible for meeting the customer service and administrative needs of the department and ensuring an efficient and friendly service is provided to patients and the hospital.

We require someone who can multi-task effectively in a challenging and busy environment. You need to be able to work autonomously and as part of a team whilst communicating effectively to ensure the work flow of the department is met. Main duties include but are not limited to: Reception, receipting payments, admissions, discharges, health insurance checks, booking and updating patient admission and general clerical duties.

A high standard of customer service must be presented at all times incorporating Calvary’s Mission and Values; Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect. The successful applicant will be expected to work across both St Vincent’s and St Luke’s hospital sites.

What you bring    


A friendly and welcoming personality

Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer skills

High level of proficiency in PC applications with accurate keyboard skills

High degree of initiative and self-motivation in working autonomously and as part of a team

Demonstrated time management and prioritisation skills

An understanding of and commitment to patient confidentiality

Motivation and commitment to ongoing development

Willingness to embrace the hospital’s core values of Healing, Hospitality, Stewardship and Respect



Knowledge of health insurance fund procedures

Experience in a health care setting

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
As part of Calvary's application process and pre-employment checks, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, as well as a National Criminal Record Check (on-going National Criminal Record Check renewals are conducted for Calvary employees) to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Have administration experience
Contact Person Janette Stephens
Contact Number 6332 4851
Contact Email janette.stephens@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date 31/05/2019
Position Description & Supporting Documents
Position Description Admin Assistant Day evening & weekends.docx Open