Gympie Day and Evening Clinic with associated clinics Gympie Day and Evening Allied Health Clinic- Shop no 2 – 30 Excelsior Road Gympie, QLD 4570 and Bopple Surgery , 48 Mayne Street , Tiaro , QLD , 4650 seeking for an experienced Medical Administrator.
Full name of the company: MAEQ medical services
Vacancy address: Shop no 5 , 6 30 Excelsior Road, Gympie QLD – 4570
Job industry: MEDICAL SERVICES
Occupation: Medical Administrator
Work type: Full time- 38h/week
Tenancy: Position is available full time 38 hours per week for 4 years
Salary: 100,000 /per annum plus superannuation
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor degree in relevant discipline + 2 years of relevant full experience or 5 years
Task and Duties include
1. To implement quality systems to ensure smooth and efficient functioning of the practices and provide an exceptional standard of care to our patients in regional area of Gympie, Tiaro Queensland, and associated towns (25-30) covering 200- 300 km Queensland regional area, population of 70,000 – 80,000, with limited or no health care facilities and provision of only 2 medical emergency departments with limited staff and long waiting times.
Population residing in above areas include:
– Older population with chronic complex co – morbidities with limited access to health care facilities
– Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders with higher unemployment rates, poverty, isolation, trauma, discrimination, exposure to violence, trouble with the law and alcohol and substance abuse.
– Residents with severe Mental Health Issues with poor access to mental health facilities – public hospitals have limited staff and private practitioners are out of the reach for these residents due to financial hardships.
– Residents with physical, psychiatric, or intellectual impairment including children, males and females.
– Factory / warehouse workers with medical conditions as Gympie is famous for the factories and warehouses providing a boost to the Australian economy.
– Mothers abusing drugs during pregnancy impacting future generation of regional Australia.
– Youth Drug and Alcohol Abuse leading to the high rate of youth crime in regional Queensland.
2. To liaise with Primary Health Network (PHN) Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN to develop an effective strategy addressing Gympie, Tiaro and associated suburbs (25-30) to get the adequate funding to initiate and develop following services:
– To provide urgent after hour care to the local remote area residents to reduce workload and waiting time in the designated emergency departments.
– To provide emergency radiology services to the residents in trauma and acute emergencies including after hours.
– To establish urgent pathology care services in remote areas to reduce the burden on emergency departments and waiting time.
– To establish Allied health services in remote areas near Gympie and Tiaro that include exercise physiotherapist, podiatrist, psychologist, diabetic educator, dietician. It will save patients travelling cost, support worker costs and will reduce the progression of chronic diseases in Australian residents and Aboriginal /Torres Strait Islanders.
– To establish a 1- 2 day / fortnight specialist clinic in the remote areas near Gympie and Tiaro so residents with financial hardships and limited facilities can get advantage. It will reduce the waiting time for the residents to be seen by the specialist in public hospitals and travelling cost.
3. To liaise with Primary Health Network (PHN) Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN to develop an effective strategy addressing Gympie , Tiaro and associated suburbs (25-30) health system challenges that include:
- an ageing population and increasing demand on health services.
- increasing rates of chronic disease.
- costs of medical research and innovations.
- making the best use of emerging health technologies- organising and creating awareness about telehealth appointments for the patients who cannot travel long distance – making sure that appropriate gadgets and facilities are available to them including after hours on call and emergency services.
- making better use of health data to develop aware ness among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders – organising health awareness local camps.
- to work with the local Drug and Alcohol teams to provide awareness about the drug and alcohol abuse during pregnancy, teenage and how to seek help .
- teenage pregnancy
4. To liaise with key interested parties within MAEQ medical services that include public health departments, hospital boards, accreditation teams:
– General Practice Work force Planning and Prioritisation (GP WPP ) Programme
– Primary Health Network ( PHN)
– Health Work Force Queensland
– Queensland Health Department
– Australian college of Rural and Remote Medicine ( ACCRM)
– Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL)
– Royal Australian College of General Practitioners ( RACGP )
To develop strategies with Australian government departments to create awareness about Coronary heart disease, diabetes, chronic lower respiratory diseases and lung and related cancers which are the main causes of death for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in regional Queensland
5. To be responsible for the day-to-day administration of healthcare facilities. Administration will involve scheduling staff rosters or directing operations to ensure consistent and quality health care for patients. Depending on the facility and the experience of the medical administrator, this can also include training and supervising staff to optimise care.
6. To prepare reports assisting medical personnel, including physicians and specialists, to prepare various medical reports or update medical histories. Interested parties may require the completion of reporting at specific times, such as quarterly or annually and the content can vary depending on the audience. For example, a manager may task a medical administrator to provide a quarterly budget report for the hospital board or give an annual report on patient outcomes to shareholders if working at a private clinic.
7. To manage stock inventory for a health clinic or medical facility. Tasks can involve checking stock levels, liaising with key staff to determine requirements and placing orders with key suppliers. A medical administrator may also work closely with procurement teams to review and update suppliers to best meet the healthcare .
8. To manage the entire healthcare facility’s budget. Management can include supporting employees, including multiple departments, who look after invoices and payments. Medical administrators may also manage capital investments, such as biomedical technologies or new buildings.
9. To maintain accurate records concerning the hospital or health facility. This can include managing and maintaining databases, medical records and schedules. In addition, precise record-keeping can be helpful when measuring performance and identifying goals for strategic planning.