Admissions Officer

at South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Published August 25, 2022
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Part-time  
$31.53 - $32.57 per hour


Admissions Officer South Eastern Sydney Local Health District location Sydney. $31.53 - $32.57 per hour.

Requisition ID: REQ327182 What you'll be doing The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional people, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.

The purpose of the position is to facilitate enquiries, patient booking, admission and discharge and financial support within the hospital 24 hours a day. This includes regular rotation through the positions of Cashier, Switchboard and Admissions Officer.

SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply. 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.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. Please provide proof of booster vaccination if available.

Selection criteria ability to communicate clearly with strong interpersonal skills and a focus on customer service. Ability to work in a team environment, with a flexible approach to roster requirements on a rotating roster and willingness to rotate within positions in the department.

Ability to interpret and apply policy, guidelines and local operating procedures as relevant to the Admissions Officer role. Demonstrated initiative and ability to problem solve in a customer service environment.

Demonstrated knowledge of relevant computer systems including; Microsoft Office, iPM and eMR. Demonstrated skills related to; accuracy, task prioritisation and attention to detail. Previous cash handling experience and willingness to undertake conversations with patients regarding insurance coverage and payment of invoices.