The role

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Practice Manager

Kensington, Australia

Reference: 6609644

  • Full time, permanent role based in Kensington
  • Work for a multi-award-winning iconic community health organisation
  • Generous salary packaging options to reduce your cohealth taxable income

So why cohealth?

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. Named Premier's Health Service of the Year (Primary) and the Supporting LGBTIQ+ Health Service at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, cohealth's 1000 staff demonstrate courage, leadership, innovation, and agility in their commitment to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

The Practice Manager is responsible for the day to day running of the Kensington Medical Clinic and provides high level support to General Practitioners and other clinical staff to ensure the smooth running of the clinics.

Major areas include oversight of billings, management of rosters and scheduling, setting up of new doctors, and ordering equipment/consumables along with management of other resources and trouble-shooting issues as they arise.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Your duties include:

  • Provide liaison between GPs and work in conjunction with the A/Director- Medical Services also undertaking other medical projects as they arise
  • Collaborate with the GPs to meet client expectations and key performance indicators
  • Be the first point of communication and liaison for the GP's within cohealth
  • Develop agreed communication processes including type and frequency to allow all staff to actively participate in the running of the clinics
  • Oversee the client services through the team leadership including site procedures, client requirements, training, and supervision for the team leaders

What cohealth offers:

  • Exciting Parental leave benefits
  • cohealth offers primary carers 14 weeks paid parental leave upon completion of only 6 months of continuous service
  • Eligible co-workers will continue to receive superannuation on unpaid parental leave as well
  • Salary packaging to suit you - tax free amount of up to $15,900 p.a (mortgage, rent, or credit cards) and a further $2,650 p.a (meal, entertainment expenses and holiday accommodation) alongside generous reward programs from our salary packaging providers. Find out more on salary packaging here: https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Jobs-and-employment-types/Working-as-an-employee/Salary-sacrificing-for-employees/
  • Novated Leasing available
  • Counselling services for you and your immediate family through our EAP-Access provider, and mindfulness, resilience, and wellbeing programs
  • We offer inclusion, equality, and opportunity in a workplace where making a difference counts (based on our guiding principles and values)
  • Career development and continuous learning opportunities/mentoring with senior clinicians

Our ideal candidate:

  • Demonstrated experience in internal and external Stakeholder Management
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Ability to ensure the delivery of high-quality services and service improvement
  • Proven high-level administrative and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated solid communication and problem-solving skills

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Check, a Working With Children Check (WWCC), complete a Statutory Declaration, evidence of legal rights to work in Australia, and evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses). Additionally, some roles will also require current AHPRA registration and/or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

Roles that are determined to be Risk Category A or B [staff that have direct and/or indirect contact with body substances and are at higher risk of occupational exposure to infections] will be required to provide evidence of immunisation assessment including Influenza prior to commencement [A] or within 12 weeks of commencement [B]. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Application Process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and answer the Key Selection Criteria in the Cover Letter. We will be conducting interviews for this role as suitable applications are received. This campaign will close on the mentioned date at 10.00 PM. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Ashley Nind Ashley.Nind@cohealth.org.au


Applications Close: 25 Jun 2024