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Position Title: Administrators - Emergency Department
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.4 FTE and Casual
Date Posted: 21/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 08/12/2019 11PM
Job #: 059867
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Administrators -  Emergency Department
Dunedin Hospital

  • 2 exciting vacancies available – gain an enviable work-life balance!
  • Permanent, part-time vacancy 0.4FTE (32 hours per fortnight)
  • Casual ‘as and when’ flexible position

Are you looking for a new challenge?  We are seeking experienced Administrators to join our vibrant Emergency Department at Dunedin Hospital on a permanent, part-time basis, or on a casual ‘as and when’ flexible basis. Our Administrators work on a 24/7 roster so it is essential you are flexible and available to work across all shift patterns.

About the Service
Our Emergency Department is an exceptionally busy service, and provides care for thousands of attendees every year. We have a triage area, a rapid assessment area, dedicated resuscitation areas, acute, sub-acute and paediatric cubicles. Our department carries out all acute care, including full patient resuscitation facilities, management of trauma, fractures, injuries etc. The Emergency Department’s vision is to be a centre of clinical care and customer service excellence. We pride ourselves on having a strong focus on customer service and its success is reliant on effective communication and teamwork.

About You
This is a fast-paced environment and experienced applicants will thrive in this busy, front-line area of the hospital. We are looking for new team members to carry out varied administrative duties to support the wider team, and ensure our department runs smoothly. You will be extremely resilient, display maturity whilst making sound decisions, and have a professional can do attitude in line with our values.

Naturally you will also have a friendly and welcoming nature, and be comfortable interacting with patients and their whanau. As an experienced administrator you will be skilled at juggling multiple priorities, and able to remain calm under pressure.

Ideally you will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a busy administration role
  • Be good at multitasking, and works well under pressure
  • Has excellent word processing and data entry skills, with a strong eye for detail
  • A flexible approach with the ability to successfully prioritise your workload
  • Respectful nature handling confidential and 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 this busy hospital environment, we would love to hear from you!

Please apply today and let us know in your covering letter which position/s you are interested in. Please note our Administrators work on a 24/7 roster so it is essential you are flexible and available to work across all shift patterns.

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.

The salary for this position is currently between $45,580 - $53,259 per annum, and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.

Closing Date: Sunday, 8 December 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:

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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