Practice Support Officer – Wide Bay

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  • Full-time vacancy
  • Wide Bay

Website Rural Health Management Services

About the practice:
Rural Health Management Services have a position available for a Practice Management Officer on a full time basis to support our practices in the Wide Bay/Burnett Region. Rural Health Management Services currently own or manage 14 General Practices across Queensland. Within the Wide Bay/Burnett region we currently own/manage 5 practices with 2 outreach clinics. This is a great opportunity to become involved with an organisation that is dedicated to driving positive change throughout primary healthcare and improving health outcomes in the regional, rural, and remote regions. Our practices serve a variety of demographics, ranging from tight-knit rural communities to more expansive regional settings. Each location offers a unique experience, providing exposure to diverse patient populations and healthcare challenges. RHMS offers professional development opportunities, supportive and collaborative team environment, flexibility in work arrangements, opportunities for career advancement within RHMS, engagement in community health promotion initiatives.

Vacancy description:
Rural Health Management Services have a position available for a Practice Management Officer on a full time basis to support our practices in the Wide Bay/Burnett Region. The Practice Support Officer works under the direction of the COO for RHMS. The main role of the position is to provide leadership, support and supervision to a team of clinical and other staff within medical practices to fully support the delivery of high-quality care to clients. The position is accountable for the provision of high-level advice and support to staff of the allocated practices to enable them to: Fully support the delivery of high-quality health care to patients. Ensure a safe and hygienic standard of care to patients. Work safely within the guidelines of the Occupational Health and Safety Policies. Effective and high level of performance of staff other than Medical Practitioners; Organisational review and personnel management functions for the team of staff carrying out a range of clerical, technical and professional activities are provided in a timely and efficient way; Maintenance of the assets of the practice; Compliance with the Quality Management System and internal policies and procedures; Selection Criteria: A professional manner and presentation and able to work independently and as part of a team; A broad understanding of the requirements of a small to medium business; An understanding of the delivery of General Practice and broader Primary Healthcare services; Experience in Best Practice software Knowledge of WIP and PIP incentives Strong organisational skills, an ability to set priorities, plan and act to achieve desired outcomes within the specified time frame; Strong IT skills and knowledge in the use of data bases, Microsoft office suite and General Practice software; Strong communication, mentoring and motivational skills; Possess a Blue Card; and Satisfactory criminal history check Desirable Qualifications Education and/or Experience: Previous experience in a general practice environment; Knowledge and ability to use a range of clinical software found in the General Practice setting; Training or experience in management of emergencies, handling complaints, Medicare item numbers and health funds, basic infection control, safe handling and disposal of medical waste; Understanding of medical terminology; and Possession of current Queensland drivers license. CPR/Triage training and/or experience; Have undertaken cultural awareness training;

Business location:
Street address: 66 Callide Street
City: Biloela
State: QLD
Postcode: 4715
Country: Australia

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