Medical Secretary at Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin), Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
General Surgery Service - Dunedin Hospital
- Permanent position
- 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)
- Utilise your skills in a rewarding environment
Our Urology Service is looking for an experienced administrator to support the surgical service team based at Dunedin Hospital. This role will provide an opportunity to demonstrate outstanding coordination skills, your ability to work autonomously and use your initiative. This is a demanding role working with a high level of administration tasks and interfacing with complex multidisciplinary teams, so if you are looking for your next career challenge, look no further!
Mō te tūranga - About the role
This position carries a varied workload, working to strict deadlines and fundamental to this position is your ability to uphold confidential patient information. The role is based with the urology team but will work across our other specialities where leave cover is required including plastics, vascular, breast care, general surgery, and orthopaedics. The role will include but is not limited to scheduling and booking patients for surgeries, secretarial work for medical staff, general administration, and medical transcription work. We need someone who can handle having several things on the go at once and can liaise with medical staff and other departments to schedule patients for surgery in the medically requested timeframe and be confident working with short-notice requests and changes.
Mōu ake - About you
Our ideal candidate will bring a strong customer focus, with a preferred typing speed of at least 70wpm, and be confident working in a team environment. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential. Utilising your strong interpersonal skills and ability to prioritise, it is essential that you show us you have an eye for accuracy and your confidence around computer systems.
Mō mātou - About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. 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.
Utu whānui - Salary range
$50,000 to $60,000, plus Kiwisaver
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Monday, 15 August 2022.
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Tono ināianei - Apply now
For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor via: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Covid vaccination requirements
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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