Patient Flow Assistant


Patient Flow Assistant (510512)

Tasmanian Health Service
THS - Operations
THS - Integrated Operations Centre

Applications must be submitted by Wednesday 28 October, 2020 11:55 PM

Position details Applications close: Wednesday 28 October, 2020 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification: Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award, General Stream, Health Services Officer 4

Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location: Royal Hobart Hospital

Salary

$52,918 to $55,208 per annum


Classification

Health Services Officer Level 4


Award

Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019


Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, shift work (fully rotational) working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP

Please note that part time hours may be considered.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.


Location

Royal Hobart Hospital – Integrated Operations Centre


Duties
  • Provide Hospital Aide and general housekeeping services including monitoring of equipment and maintenance, working within infection control guidelines, to enable consistent patient flow and accessible care within the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) campus.


  • Assist in the transfer of patients, where required across campus, to expedite access to inpatient beds and encourage patient flow through the RHH.


  • Assist nursing staff in the manual and/or mechanical transfer and positioning of patients and porterage services, ensuring to abide by manual handling guidelines and legislation.


  • Maintain hospital linen stocks, including handling of contaminated linen, and assist with the maintenance and ordering of ward/unit stock and stores.


  • Assist patients with aspects of daily living, under the direct supervision of the nursing staff, as required.


Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty
2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check


Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.


How to apply


Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Lorraine Larcombe
Assistant Director of Nursing - Integrated Operations Centre
Phone: (03) 6166 8767
Email: lorraine.larcombe@ths.tas.gov.au

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