Administration Officer - Emergency Department

REQ132834 Requisition #

Employment Type: Permanent Full / Part Time opportunities available 
Position Classification: Admin Officer Level 3
Remuneration: $30.05 - $31.04 pa plus super
Requisition ID: REQ132834

Number of FTE: 1.40
Bathurst NSW
Applications Close: 24 Oct 2019 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity


Are you a driven and enthusiastic team player? An exciting opportunity exists to join a dynamic team providing Administration support to staff and patients who present to Emergency Department.


Bathurst is a city of contrasts; constantly evolving. Heritage-listed buildings and rich history fuse with world-class museums and galleries. Spectacular natural wonders co-exist with a modern cultural landscape. The food scene is innovative and signature events are of an international standard. Come and discover this dynamic and evolving regional city that’s full of authentic charm and heart. To find out more visit:   


Life at Western NSW Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse. At Bathurst Hospital, we have built a collaborative, people-focused culture. Our vision - Healthier Rural People - Thriving Communities - provides a benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to improving the health and wellbeing of people living in regional and remote areas of New South Wales.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits

  • Flexible work practices
  • Monthly ADOs for full time staff

  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport

  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO

  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working


Bathurst Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

For more information about the Western NSW Local Health District, watch our video!

To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload efficiently and effectively to achieve key tasks in a busy work environment.
  2. Ability to provide effective customer services, respond quickly to needs and urgent matters and applying a problem solving approach to challenges whilst working under broad supervision.
  3. Ability to communicate respectfully, clearly and succinctly, including attention to details when writing and good listening skills when communicating with a wide range of stakeholders, managers, colleagues and members of the public.
  4. Competency using information and communication technology, software/ programs for tasks including word processing, emailing, internet searching, data entry and ability to readily learn new systems and programs.
  5. Understanding of and commitment to, providing excellent customer service and maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality.
  6. A broad understanding of health and medical terminology.
  7. Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes.

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Help with your application

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit our website page.

Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Targeted role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about this please contact Chantal Bates from the AES on 0458 301 956 or via email or Abbey Orcher from the AES on 0408 663 482 or via email Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Working visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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