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Healthcare Assistant

Req # JR - 041158 Location Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Additional locations Greenway, Australian Capital Territory Job Category RTS Date posted 09/23/2022

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

The Role

We are seeking qualified and highly motivated Healthcare Assistants to join our dialysis clinics based in the ACT. There are permanent part-time and casual opportunities available between both ACT clinics, Belconnen and Tuggeranong. This is a pivotal role that requires you to deliver quality patient care, assist nursing staff and perform general administrative duties. If you want to see your career make a true impact, Baxter can utilise your skills and provide true motivation to help save and sustain lives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up dialysis machines prior to commencement of treatment and remove lines at the completion of treatment.
  • Clean the dialysis station and equipment at the termination of treatment, including the removal of linen. Prepare set ups for the next treatment session.
  • Assist the patient with mobility on entering and exiting the unit, and within the unit.
  • Be responsible for ordering and distribution of patient meals and beverages promptly and courteously
  • Be responsible for the overall cleanliness and maintenance of all areas within the dialysis Clinic, adhering to Infection Control principles.
  • General admin duties including; answering calls, entering patient admission data, Covid-19 screening of patients and visitors, stocktake and audits.
  • Responsible for inventory control including Dialysis consumables, Ancillary supplies, linen & food supplies.
  • Attend and participate in relevant ongoing education programs
  • Identify and report ineffective or inefficient risk controls.
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy always relating to patients, carers, colleagues and the organisation.

Desirable Skills and Qualifications

  • Basic Life Support Certificate obtained through a Registered Training Organisation.
  • Sound verbal and written communication with high attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong computer skills required
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and empathy.
  • Exposure to the healthcare/hospital environment would be valuable.
  • Cert III in Aged Care.

Benefits & Culture:

As an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and winner of the 2019 Women in MedTech Award, Baxter ANZ is focused on being a best place to work. Situated in Belconnen, we offer a dynamic and future focused work environment offering workplace flexibility, annual leave and a strong value driven culture.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers something completely different to the norm, apply now and experience a career that matters!

“To apply for this role, candidates must be Australian Citizens, AUS Permanent Residents or have unrestricted visas”

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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