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Position Title: Administration Officers – Te Puna Wai Ora, Southern Critical Care
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week
Date Posted: 21/07/2020
Application Closing Date: 02/08/2020 11PM
Job #: 063300
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Administration Officers – Te Puna Wai Ora, Southern Critical Care
Dunedin Hospital

  • 2x permanent, part time positions on reception
  • Monday to Sunday, 0.5 FTE 
  • Opportunity to utilise your skills in a rewarding environment

Dunedin Hospital’s Critical Care team are on the lookout for 2 administrators with exceptional customer service skills to join their expanding team on a permanent, part-time basis.

About the opportunity
In this role, you will be providing essential support to the Patient journey by fostering a welcoming environment for families of our patients right from the get go on the reception desk. Your main duties will include managing the reception area, assisting with patient enquiries, managing patient databases, writing and taking meeting minutes. This is a busy environment where you must be able to think on your feet and be ready for any challenge that comes your way. 

Position 1:

Week A = 3pm – 8pm Monday/Tuesday and 12pm – 8pm Saturday/Sunday. Week B = 3pm – 8pm Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday

Position 2:

Week A = 3pm – 8pm Wednesday/Thursday/Friday. Week B = 3pm – 8pm Thursday/Friday and 12pm – 8pm Saturday/Sunday

You will be joining a dedicated, supportive and friendly team of health professionals, providing invaluable support to families when they need it most. The salary range for this position is $44,894 - $46,740 and appointment step is based on previous relevant experience and skills. 

About you
To be successful in this role you will be the kind of person who is flexible, adaptable and enjoys working in a dynamic team environment. You will have a friendly and welcoming nature and be comfortable interacting with people both in person and on the phone. As you will be the first point of contact for families visiting our unit, the ability to act with integrity, compassion and discretion is an absolute requirement. Our ideal candidate looks to take ownership of their work and understands department and organisational priorities as well as the ability to multi-task. 

If you think you bring the skills we are looking for and have what it takes to thrive in a busy hospital environment we would love to hear from you. Please identify in your covering letter if you have a preference for Position 1 or 2 as indicated above.

Closing Date: Sunday, 2nd August 2020
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:

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.

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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