Department Secretary/Team Leader Orthopaedics and Trauma

  • Company:
    Northern Sydney Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Where you’ll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be “leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing”. Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”

What you’ll be doing

This position is responsible for the coordination of administrative services within allocated areas and also to ensure the high level administrative support is allocated for the designated departments throughout the service. This position must ensure that both frontline and secretarial staff are delivering high quality administrative services in a customer focused manner and in accordance with Hospital and departmental policies.
This role involves the oversight supervision of administrative services whilst also providing support to Clinicians, nursing staff, revenue and
other senior admin officers. Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high level senior executive support in a busy work environment with heavy workload.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, include confidence in the spoken word and ability to deal confidently and courteously with people at all levels. Well developed customer service skills.
  • Proven ability to manage staff, through leadership and team building skills.
  • Demonstrated skills with advanced knowledge in relation to pay enquiries for relevant staff, staff leave management, rostering of administration staff to meet the needs of the department.
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Capacity to work under minimal supervision and to undertake a diverse range of tasks as an effective member of a team in a high pressure, high volume work environment.
  • Demonstrated experience producing high executive level reports and policies for submission as well as experience in writing reports at senior executive level.