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Position Title: Medical Secretary – Orthopaedics
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Full time (40hours/per week)
Date Posted: 21/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 08/12/2019 11PM
Job #: 059962
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Medical Secretary – Orthopaedics

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent, Full-time (40 hours per week) Monday to Friday


We are looking for an experienced administrator to support the Orthopaedic service based at Dunedin Hospital as a Medical Secretary. This is a role that will provide an opportunity to demonstrate outstanding coordination skills, your ability to work autonomously and also use your initiative.  This is a demanding role working with a high level of administration tasks and interfacing with a large multidisciplinary team, so if you are looking for your next career challenge, look no further!


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. Managing medical staff travel to rural clinics and producing and communicating the on call roster are vital aspects to this essential role. We need someone who can handle having several things on the go at once including juggling tight typing turnarounds to ensure that our patients information is accurate and available.


About You

Our ideal candidate will bring a strong customer focus, with a typing speed of at least 70wpm and current medical typing experience or, you may already be an excellent typist who has an interest in the health field.  Regardless, accuracy and attention to detail are essential and should you be successful in gaining an interview for this role your typing speed and accuracy will be tested. Utilising your strong interpersonal skills, your ability to prioritise and your Dictaphone typing skills, it is essential that you show us you have an eye for accuracy and your confidence around computer systems.


The salary range is currently from $45,580 to $53,259 and the commencement step will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.


About the Southern District

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.


Closing Date:  Sunday 8 December 2019


Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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