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Wardsperson (Orderly/Patient Services Assistant)

hospital staff
This role involves providing support and assistance to clinical and other frontline staff to patient care, manual handling and transportation of patients.

High level of interpersonal and communication skills.


Role Description:

  • This role involves providing support and assistance to clinical and other frontline staff to patient care, manual handling and transportation of patients. This role also involves maintaining a high degree of cleanliness and ensuring effective patient journey throughout the healthcare setting with a focus on the movement of patients between the wards and departments.

Where you might work:

  • A Wardsperson would work in public and private hospitals.

Personal attributes:

  • You would have a high level of interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively independently as part of a high-performing team.

Salary:

  • Middle of the range salary in Australia: $49,100
    (Reference: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 2018.)


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Career Pathway - Health Services Assistance

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