Senior Medical Staff Support Officer

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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North East - Wodonga
Reference: VG/20170712_03
Closing Date: 30-Jul-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: 11 months
Attachments: SMS Officer_2017.doc (Word, 80KB)

Contact: Liz Caunt, Manager Medical Workforce Unit
02 6051 7543

Position Details

Albury and Wodonga Campus


Senior Medical Staff Support Officer – HS 2

Temp – Part time 64 hour f/night

Maternity leave  


Albury Wodonga Health requires a senior medical support officer to join the Medical Workforce Unit to cover maternity leave.


The SMSSO is responsible to provide support to the Medical Services Unit.


Primary responsibilities of this role:

  • Ensure that appropriate medical staffing for operational requirements.
  • Develop and maintain medical personal files, ensuring that all credentials are up to date 
  • Understand, interpret and apply Victorian and NSW State Awards.
  • Roster & Leave management.
  • Assist MMWU in accreditation process
  • Coordinate the locum appointment process for ad hoc and scheduled vacancies


AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.


Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Ability to function in a busy work environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite in particular Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of and experience in health industry would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all business activities
  • Ability to adapt to changing work demands


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers & Administrative Officers) Multiple Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020.


Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.


Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.


This is a Category B position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship


More information


Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.


Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Liz Caunt, Manager Medical Workforce,  on (02) 6051 7543.



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AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.


NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.


Closing Date: July 30th 2017

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