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Position Title: Administration Officer (Reception)- Theatre Services
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 02/10/2017
Application Closing Date: 22/10/2017 11PM
Job #: 054991
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Administration Officer (Reception)- Theatre Services

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent, Full-time (40 hours per week)
  • Shift work either 7:30am – 4 pm or  9:30 - 6pm
  • Are you an experience administrator looking to build on your current skill set in the health care industry?


Theatre Services at Southern District Health Board provide acute and elective surgery within the Day Surgery Unit and the Main Operating Theatres. We are looking for an experienced capable administrator to support the wider team and be the friendly and welcoming face of the reception area.


Duties include administrative support and reception duties, for example; entering patient information into our Intra-Op system, relaying messages, word-processing and at times medical typing may be required. Additionally as reception is at the hub of the theatre service, our administrator also coordinates and allocates patient transfers within the hospital to the theatre suite assistant team. This is a very busy and vibrant environment where you must be able to think on your feet, be able to multitask and be ready for any challenge that comes your way.


You’ll be confident, able to communicate professionally, have excellent attention to detail, be helpful and enjoy the busy-ness and variety that this role offers. In your application please provide examples where your attention to detail, customer service ethic and high standards of computer literacy and familiarity with medical terminology have been applied to previous roles you’ve held.


The salary range (per annum) for this position is based on the PSA South Island Administrative Mecca Collective Agreement, Clerical Scale S3, $35,792 to $42,108 and will be based on relevant experience and skills.


Closing Date: Sunday, 22nd October 2017


For further information please contact Kylie Edwards, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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