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Administration Officer - Rheumatology Outpatients

Southern District Health Board
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Otago - Dunedin
Job Type:
Ongoing - Part Time
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Job Description

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent position!
  • 0.5FTE (20 hrs per week) - fantastic work life balance

Are you looking for a varied and interesting administrative role in healthcare whilst maintaining a strong work/life balance? Our Rheumatology Outpatients Service is seeking a motivated and experienced Administration Officer to join our friendly team based in Dunedin Hospital on a permanent part-time basis.

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.

About the role - what's in it for me?

The majority of this position involves frontline Reception duties with a small amount of varied administrative duties to support the wider team. 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 between $37,788 and $42,740 per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications. This role is 20 hours per week and these hours will be negotiated with the successful applicant

Closing date: Friday, 19 July 2019.

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, affordable housing 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. Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor - Medical Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

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