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Position Title: Booking Administrator
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1 FTE
Date Posted: 02/12/2019
Application Closing Date: 15/12/2019 11PM
Job #: 060284
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Booking Administrator - Women’s and Children’s Health Service

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent 1.0FTE role (40 hours per week)
  • Fast paced work environment


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

You will be working within a supportive multi-disciplinary team consisting of several health disciplines.  You will work 4 days a week in a theatre booking and scheduling role, involving systems and processes that require a real eye for detail. Fridays you will work in the reception area of a busy, varied and interesting area of Women’s Health outpatients. There is also an expectation to provide essential leave cover as and when required for your administrative colleagues within the service, which will further enhance your knowledge and skillset within Women’s Health.


About You

You’ll be dealing with patients and staff on a daily basis, so your excellent communication skills will be well utilised.   It is essential that you have an eye for detail and are able to demonstrate accuracy in your work. The service welcomes new approaches, and there is scope in this role for innovation.


To be successful in this fast-paced 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.


The ability to handle confidential patient information discreetly is also an absolute requirement. You must have knowledge of office systems and procedures, excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Work, Outlook and in particular Excel.


The role requires someone who would thrive in a busy, and ever changing health environment.  Timeframe targets are crucial for this role, so your attention to detail and accuracy skills will be your forte.  Working within a wider team it is essential that you are a team player. 


About the Southern DHB

The 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. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.


The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it 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, 15 December 2019


Please note the salary for this position will be between $45,580  - $53,259 per annum (pro rata) as per the S4 salary scale within the PSA South Island Administrative MECA, and will be based on relevant experience.


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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