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Position Title: Ward Administration Officer - Ward 7A & 7B – Respiratory / Thoracic / Cardiac
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.25 FTE / 10 hours per week
Date Posted: 19/05/2020
Application Closing Date: 28/05/2020 11PM
Job #: 063215
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Ward Administration Officer - Ward 7A & 7B – Respiratory / Thoracic / Cardiac
Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Part-time 0.25FTE vacancy (10 hours per week)
  • Fantastic work-life balance!

In order to continue providing a high standard of care for our community, we require an enthusiastic Ward Administration Officer with a ‘can do’ attitude to join our supportive and friendly team on a part-time, permanent basis.

About the Role
As a Ward Administration Officer for the area of cardiothoracic and respiratory nursing, you will be carrying out administrative and front-line duties, providing essential support for the Ward’s clinical staff. Your main duties will include covering reception, assisting with the co-ordination of patient flow, arranging outpatient bookings and ensuring all patients clinical records are available and prepared correctly.

This is a part-time position (10 hours per week) and ideally the role will be:

  • Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 11.30am

*However we may be able to offer certain flexibility for the right candidate, or to work around other current commitments within the DHB.

The salary range for this position is from $43,720 – 46-740 per annum (pro rata) and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience.

About You
To be successful in this vibrant role you will be the kind of person who is flexible, adaptable and enjoys working in a dynamic team environment. You’ll have a friendly and welcoming nature, and be comfortable interacting with patients both in person and on the phone. As you’ll be dealing with patient information, the ability to be discrete is an absolute requirement. Our ideal candidate looks to take ownership of their work and understands department and organisational priorities, as well as having the ability to multi-task.

This is a busy role and you will need to be able to effectively multi-task whilst keeping a smile on your face, and a spring in your step!

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, 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: Thursday, 28 May 2020
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

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position potentially 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.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

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