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Administration Officer

  • Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Jan 29 2023

Administration Officer

Department of General Medicine

Calvary Mater Newcastle

  • Gender neutral parental leave
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Classification: Administration Officer Level 3 Year 1-2
  • Remuneration: $31.53 - $32.57 per hour
  • Temporary Part Time - 13-month contract – 20 hours a week
  • 506171

About the role

Within the framework of the mission, vision, values, philosophy and policies of Little Company of Mary Health Care, the Administrative Officer General Medicine is responsible for providing administrative support to the medical staff and contribution to the day to day operations and functions of the administrative team in the General Medicine Department.

Within the Department of General Medicine you will have regular contact with Staff Specialist, Advanced Trainees, Medical Trainees, Junior Medical Officers, Nursing staff, hospital administrative staff and patients. This position covers a wide range of day to day administrative duties and challenges associated with working in a health care setting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work in accordance with the mission and vision of Calvary and actively participate in developing a culture that promotes Calvary’s values of healing, hospitality, stewardship and respect.
  • Participate in, and support, the Hospital’s Quality Improvement and Accreditation programmes.
  • Demonstrated understanding of risk management processes and systems
  • Computer literacy including use of patient management systems, Microsoft Office suite, dictaphone, and working knowledge of calendar management systems, email and internet.
  • Demonstrated flexibility that meets the changing needs of the Department and the work environment.

What you bring 

  • Demonstrated competence in administrative and general office procedures.
  • Proven ability to work with limited supervision, meet competing deadlines and work proficiently in periods of high demand.
  • Demonstrated effective communication, organisational and interpersonal skills including customer focused telephone technique

The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.

For further information please contact Danielle Rodway - Personal Assistant or (02) 498 50509

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. 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:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
  • As part of this recruitment activity, an eligibility list will be created for future vacancies. In addition, should you wish to be considered for our casual pool, please advise the convenor during your interview process

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