Chelsea Bellamy, 23, has worked in Administration for Aurora Healthcare for over two years at Currumbin Clinic – a mental health hospital – and Robina Private Hospital, both on the Gold Coast.
What’s the best part about your job?
My favourite part about my role at Currumbin Clinic is meeting with and ensuring patients are provided with the highest standard of care, starting at the booking process and all throughout their time here.
What is something about your job that not many people know about, and what would surprise other people about working in a private hospital?
I think something that would surprise people about working in a private hospital is the amount of work that goes on behind the scenes for both doctors and administrative staff.
People often fail to see the commitment, care and passion doctors and staff have for their patients and the extent everyone will go to ensure everyone’s needs are met.
What do you love about working in a private hospital?
It provides me with important insight into the regulatory, medical and clinical side of healthcare that allows me to apply and draw on my knowledge from my two degrees.
What do you like to do outside of work and/or what is something your colleagues don’t know about you?
Outside of work I am studying full time, in my final year of a degree in Law and Biomedical Science. When I’m not studying, I enjoy hiking and film photography.
What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
Don’t let others define your version of success.
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