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Administration Officer | Correctional Health

Health Practice Managers
Permanent Full Time
4 days ago

This dynamic position will work within St Thomas Outpatient services to perform a wide range of administrative tasks under the direction of the Nurse Unit Manager in the support and facilitation of total patient management

. St Thomas is responsible for the provision of all primary care services at Port Phillip Prison.

Classification for this position will be HS1 ($58,442 per annum pro rata)


Use effective communication skills by providing prompt customer service requests

Schedule Primary Care and Secondary Outpatient appointments as requested

Maintain and prepare administration and medical files including, for admission and reception episodes including use of bradma labels

Generate patient data for health care staff on a timely basis and prepare medical reports as requested

Ensure that all medical files are maintained and stored according to established protocols

Assist with all management of medical information for Port Phillip Prison and forwarding other prison locations

Assist with Prisoner health movements coordination

Appropriately refer and ensure all inquiries are dealt with effectively and efficiently

Demonstrate ability to manage and achieve organisational change

Take part in ongoing communication forums conducted with unit staff

Adhere to all aspects of confidentiality in regard to patients, staff and personal documentation

Your Contribution

Completion of Year 12 or equivalent literacy and numeracy

PSC Training Course

Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Computer skills – working knowledge of Windows environment including word processing, spread sheets and database

Experience in healthcare preferred

What we offer

Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!

Employee Assistance Program

Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities

Staff Health Centre

Free car parking

Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation

Career development & advancement encouraged

Culture of continuous improvement


St Vincent's Correctional Health Service (SVCHS)

SVCHS at Port Phillip Prison is a 22 bed accredited health service onsite, primary, secondary and tertiary medical and primary mental health care to prisoners at Port Phillip Prison, Laverton. Port Phillip Prison is a maximum security male prison accommodating approximately 1107 inmates and is situated 20 km West of Melbourne.

Working at St Vincent’s

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.


Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:
Review the following documents:
JR120030_Administration Officer September 2021.pdf

Contact Details:
Nurse Unit Manager, Sue Cole,

Alternate Contact:
Clinical Consultant, Tania Dansie,

Closing Date:
10 November 2021 11:59pm

Reconciliation Action Plan:
At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $58,442
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $63,994
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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