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Western Health

Administration officer

Western Health

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/12/2017

Job Category:

Administration & Reception / Administration / Assistant

Job description:

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 7,200 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Drug Health services is seeking to employ an Administration officer to join our multi skilled team who actively participate in the provision of front of house reception, 

administration and finance duties for Drug Health Services in-patient and outpatient services across all sites.  Lead by the Practice Manager, the Administration Officer participates in, and contributes to, the ongoing refinement of systems which are used to maintain medical records, computer operations, switchboard operations, communications and all administrative duties for medical and clinical staff. This role is an integral part of the service which supports medical addiction consultants and allied health clinicians with administrative requirements, thereby increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of Medicare clinics and the quality of services provided to our clients.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.