Welcome to Barton Private Hospital

Welcome to Barton Specialist Centre( BSC) , This Centre is located in the middle of the Barton medical prescinct within the parliamentary triangle.  The Barton Specialist Centre provides :

  1. Medical services to the Canberra community and it's surrounding.  It has many doctors and allied Health professionals from different specialities consulting such as : ophthalmologists and ocular plastic Surgeons , a clinical haematologists, a sports physician, a neuropsychiatric, a urological surgeon, a renal Physician, a podiatrist, a diabetic educator. 
  2. It offers doctors and allied health professionals high quality furnished or unfurnished consulting rooms .  The rooms are available to be rented on a sessional basis or full time basis, with administration support if required.  Please call Jessy McGowan the CEO of BSC on 02-61528980  or email: jessy.mcgowan@bartonprivate.com.au


Receptionist Full time, Part Time , casual Flexible hours No weekend or Public Holidays work


1.    Meet and greet patients.

2.    Provide frontline reception services, including answering phone enquiries and directing calls to relevant areas. 

3.    Undertake theatre bookings procedures including:

o   Manage operating lists

o   Liaise and consult with Doctors and their receptionists, health funds, staff and patients.

o   Receipt and management of request for admission from Surgeon’s rooms

o   Data entry of patient demographics.

o   Prepare patient medical records to include all relevant documents required for specific admission types.

o   Effectively use a computerized patient management information system for data collection reporting and theatre billing

o   Knowledge of CMBS item numbers and prostheses, disposable and consumable items requirements for each case and advise the Nurse Manager of these requirements. 

4.    Perform online eligibility checks and OPV to health funds and prepare informed financial consents.

5.    Seek approvals for admission of Defence personnel, compensation and third party patients.

o   Prepare informed financial consents.

6.    Cash management – receipt of payments for excess requirements from health fund patients or self-insured patient liabilities.  (see cash management policy)

7.    Provide admission and fasting details to patients in a timely manner

8.    Print daily operating lists

9.    Email management, photocopying and filing.

10.  Management of electronic record keeping including scanning of medical records and archiving.

11.  Collection and distribution of mail

12.  Ordering of office supplies

13.  Daily ordering of patient refreshments

14.  Daily reconciliation of monies

15.  Debt recovery

16.  MYOB data entry and invoice management.

17.  Other duties as directed by Manager