Patient Care Assistant - Patient Observer - Casual

Melbourne, Victoria, au
Company: Eastern Health
Category: Healthcare Support Occupations
Published on 2021-07-28 19:15:51

Patient Care Assistant - Patient Observer



  • Your entry to a career in public health

  • Lots of variety – work across various wards and Eastern Health sites

  • Casual position – flexibility and work-life balance


  • Eastern Health


    Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We are a values based organisation and provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


    About the role


    The role of Patient Care Assistant - Patient Observer is to support the nursing team to deliver safe patient care of the highest quality. As a Patient Care Assistant - Patient Observer at Eastern Health, you will have the opportunity to experience working across a wide variety of specialty and general areas, including: emergency, mental health, neurology, renal, and oncology. You will be supported at all times by the guidance and supervision of a registered nurse.


    About you


    To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Previous experience working in an acute hospital setting will be highly regarded

  • Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute) or equivalent training as part of a Bachelor of Nursing degree

  • Computer skills

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills


  • Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


    What we offer


    Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


  • Next Steps


    If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry,  apply today!


    Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


  • Eastern Health Values: Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


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