Allied Health Assitant
Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Allied Health Assistant to join our Speech Pathology Department.
The successful applicant will possess the following: Essential for Performance in the Position A commitment to Austin Health Values Demonstrated ability to work under delegation, with supervision to implement therapeutic and related activities. Completion of at least a Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance Able to enter data accurately into varying spreadsheets, willingness to learn new IT systems Able to coordinate activities, allocate and meet priorities in a busy department An ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds in a positive manner in order to achieve desired goals A positive approach to teamwork and a willingness to undertake a broad range of clinical and non-clinical duties Demonstrated computer and clinical systems literacy Demonstrated ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines efficiently A current Victorian driver's licence Desirable but not essential for Performance in the Position Knowledge of medical terminology Fluent in a language relevant to the communities that Austin Health supports Previous experience in a hospital or health setting Previous experience working with a multidisciplinary health team Experience in leading adult groups Work with us Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check. Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.