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Position Title: Booking Administrator - Orthopaedics
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 07/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 24/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 060107
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Booking Administrator - Orthopaedics
Southland Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Full time vacancy 1.0FTE (40 hours per week)

If you enjoy working in a fast paced and busy environment, then this role could be what you are looking for! Our Orthopaedic Service requires an experienced administrator to hit the ground running and ensure the department’s administrative needs are met on a full time, permanent basis.

About the Role
In this role, you will be ensuring the smooth running of the Orthopaedic bookings by providing an efficient and timely administrative support function that is responsive and flexible to the changing needs of the service / organisation. You will hold a key role within the Orthopaedic Service, maintaining good relationships with the consultants, registrars, nursing staff, management and administration teams – no small feat!

About You
To be successful in this very busy role you will be the kind of person who is flexible, adaptable, robust, and can cope with conflicting priorities and interruptions. You’ll 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. The ability to handle confidential patient information discreetly is also an absolute requirement. You must have a minimum of 2 years clerical administrative experience, knowledge of office systems and procedures, excellent computer skill including knowledge of Microsoft Work, Outlook and in particular Excel.

The salary for this position is based on the PSA Collective Employment agreement, South Island Administrative MECA, salary scale S4 $45,580 - $53,259 per annum (pro rata).

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.

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. Why don’t you check out for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 November 2019

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 Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

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