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Position Title: Administration Officer - Te Punaka Oraka – Public Health Nursing
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent, 0.7 FTE
Date Posted: 30/11/2017
Application Closing Date: 10/12/2017 11PM
Job #: 055384
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Administration Officer - Te Punaka Oraka – Public Health Nursing  

Wakari Hospital (Dunedin)


  • Permanent, 0.7 FTE (28 Hours per week)


lf you’d like to work as part of a team that delivers health care services to children, young people  and whanau within the Southern District then this could be the role for you; join our Te Punaka Oraka - Public Health Nursing administrative team.  You’ll be located in Dunedin, providing administrative support to the client based system and child/youth/whanau health programs for the Te Punaka Oraka Service.


You’ll be responsible for providing general office duties, clinical administration and reception duties to help ensure the efficient running of the Child and Youth Health services and other population health administrative activities as required. You’ll interact with client’s families, schools preschools and staff, directing information to the appropriate individuals and dealing with appointments, enquiries, primarily over the phone. You’ll use electronic information systems, paper based files and inputting accurate data to our systems and conducting quality activities including running audits and reports.  


This role would suit someone wanting to get into the health industry who has strong IT skills, with the ability to use Word, Excel, good touch-typing speed and accuracy, plus the confidence to pick up patient management systems and relevant computer programmes. You’ll also have strong organisational ability, excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a dedicated team. A friendly ‘can do’ team approach is required along with excellent customer service skills, phone manner and computer speed and accuracy.


Closing Date: Sunday 10 December, 2017


For further information please contact Nicole Ross, Recruitment Advisor Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:


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