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Patient Services Assistant

Melbourne Health
  • An exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our Environmental Services/Food Services team
  • Permanent Part Time Position - Weekend duties of 16 hours per week
  • Based in Western Hospital, Footscray

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

  • Orygen Youth Health provides specialist mental health services for young people aged between 15 and 25 years of age who reside in the Western and NorthWestern regions of Melbourne
  • Clinical services are provided to young people with mental health disorders within the community and within an inpatient unit setting, for episodes of serious mental disorder
  • Be a part of a supportive and collaborative team

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Interact with staff, patients, relatives and colleagues
  • Ensuring a clean environment is maintained (patient rooms and common areas)
  • Disposal of all general and clinical waste
  • Liaising with Team Leaders and Ward Staff

Your Contribution

  • Certificate III in Health Patient Services, a PSA, PCA certificate or equivalent Certificate III in Health
  • Food Handling certificate
  • Excellent work ethic, customer service skills, time management skills and the ability to successfully work in a team environment
  • Ability to safely use cleaning supplies & equipment
  • Participate in a roster and work in an allocated area and other areas as requested
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


For a confidential discussion please connect with Julie Blackburn on 8345 7550.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

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