Clinical Support Officer - PANDAEmployment Type:
Permanent part-timeHours per week:
20 hoursPosition Grade:
Administration Officer Level 3 (Year 1-2)Salary:
$60,982.66 - $62,989.97 (pro rata) base per annumEnterprise Agreement:
The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Health Employees Agreement 2019Department Name:
PANDA Unit (Psychiatric, Alcohol and Non-prescription Drug Assessment Unit)Position Summary:
A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Clinical Support Officer with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care. The successful applicant will be expected to be able to work alongside the Nurse Unit Manager and assist with the administration function of the ward/unit.
The PANDA unit is an inpatient ward within St Vincent’s Hospital Emergency Department. The core business of the PANDA unit is to care for patients with alcohol or other drug intoxication or behavioral disturbance with co-existing general medical, drug and alcohol, toxicological and/or mental health issues.
This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates.In line with the Public Health Order, all NSW Health Workers are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In order to be eligible for consideration for employment with St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, all recruits must provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or alternatively provide a Medical Contraindication in the approved form which complies with the requirements of the Public Health Order, prior to appointment.What we offer:
- Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
- Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
- Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
- Careers development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network.
- Employee Assistance Program
- Work/Life balance
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.
When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below.Selection Criteria:
1. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia.
2. Demonstrated front line customer service skills conducive with the values of St Vincent’s Health Network.
3. Demonstrated computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, database software, email and an electronic clinical information system.
4. Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills (both verbal and by phone).
5. Demonstrated effective time management and problem solving skills.
6. Demonstrated capacity to work under broad supervision and to undertake a diverse range of tasks as an effective member of a team in a high pressure, high volume work environment.
7. Demonstrated ability to be compassionate and display a sensitive approach when dealing with patients and carers, who may display challenging behaviours.
8. Demonstrated commitment to own personal and professional development.