About the role – what’s in it for me?
You will be working within a supportive multi-disciplinary team consisting of several health disciplines. Sharing a space with another administrator the majority of your work will be booking and scheduling clinics and managing referrals. The health environment is ever changing, and no two days are ever the same but you will benefit from a full orientation to the role.
You will be dealing with patient information so it is essential that you have an eye for detail and are able to demonstrate accuracy in your work. The role requires someone that is system and process driven and you will ideally have an administration background with an interest in health.
To be successful in the role you will be the kind of person who is flexible and can embrace change, as you’ll be challenged to manage time sensitive targets including appointments, short notice cancellations and re-scheduled appointments.
You will work across the services of Women’s and Children’s Health to cover annual leave and sick leave therefore it is essential you have great communication skills, are a team player and have a good sense of humour.
About Southern DHB
The 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. Our customers – patients, staff and communities – are at the forefront of everything we do.
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Tuesday, 24 March 2020.
Please note the salary for this position will be between $45,580 – $53,259 per annum (pro rata) as per the S4 salary scale within the PSA South Island Administrative MECA, and will be based on relevant experience.
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 Tara Hobbs, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate, Women’s and Children’s directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9357 or Email: Tara.Hobbs @southerndhb.govt.nz
Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position 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.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/