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Medical Secretary - Intensive Care Unit

Canterbury District Health Board
Job Category:
Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

The CDHB is on the lookout for a self-motivated and energetic Medical Secretary to provide and maintain efficient and effective secretarial support to the Department of Intensive Care.

Your main objective will be to provide medical secretarial services and administrative support as a member of the Intensive Care Administration Team. On occasions you will be in direct contact with people who are concerned about loved ones requiring intensive care. Therefore an empathetic and warm nature is essential. A high level of confidentiality is also a must in order to ensure the requirements of the Privacy Act are met without fail.

Key responsibilities:

  • General clerical and administrative tasks including accurate message taking and filing
  • Typing a range of clinical documents as required from Copy typing and Dictaphone formats
  • Receiving phone calls from external and internal sources
  • Maintaining a high quality, safe and secure work environment

Key requirements:

  • Superb organisational skills and can work to meet deadlines and juggle multiple tasks
  • Strong typing and computer skills, especially with Word and Excel, using Dictaphone or written copy
  • Sound English writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner
  • The ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Confident and capable under pressure

If you wish to be part of a team that prides itself on making a real difference then apply now and be part of the solution that will lead the CDHB into the future!

This is a full-time position based at Christchurch Hospital working 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, business hours.

To find out more contact Recruitment Specialist Hayley Milne email:

Applications are only accepted online so please click the 'apply Now' button below to send us your CV and covering letter.

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