Administration Officer – Surgical Outpatient Service

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Southland
  • Date Advertised: 26-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/060844JJ
  • Job Title: Administration Officer – Surgical Outpatient Service
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Permanent position!
  • 1.0FTE (40 hours per week)

Are you looking for a varied and interesting administrative role in healthcare? Our Surgical Outpatient Service is seeking a motivated and experienced Administration Officer to join our friendly team based in Southland Hospital on a permanent full-time basis.

About the role – what’s in it for me?

The position involves frontline Reception duties with other varied administrative duties including booking outpatient clinics and surgery. This is to ensure our outpatient area runs smoothly and that we provide a good patient journey. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills in addition to a professional can do attitude in line with our values.

Naturally you will have a friendly and welcoming nature and be comfortable interacting with patients both in person and on the phone. As an experienced administrator you will also be skilled at juggling multiple priorities and able to remain calm under pressure.

About you

Ideally you will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a busy administration role
  • Competent and confident using the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent word processing and data entry skills with a strong eye for detail
  • Flexible approach with the ability to successfully prioritise your workload
  • Respectful nature handling confidential, often sensitive information in a professional manner

You will be joining a dedicated, supportive and friendly team of health professionals, providing invaluable support to families when they need it most. If you think you bring the skills we are looking for and have what it takes to thrive in a busy hospital environment we would love to hear from you.

The salary for this position is $44,894 – $46,740 per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications. If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then apply today!

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Why don’t you check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Wednesday, 11 March 2020.

Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay! For further information, please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email: Karen.cope@southerndhb.govt.nz

Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position potentially having contact with children, and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-employment occupational health assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/