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Position Title: Medical Secretary – General Surgery
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent, Full Time 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 08/06/2018
Application Closing Date: 17/06/2018 11PM
Job #: 056525
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Medical Secretary – General Surgery

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours per week)
  • Supportive Team Environment

To be successful in the role as Medical Secretary at Southern DHB, you’ll be the kind of person who thrives in a fast paced work environment and feels rewarded for your part in achieving our vision of Better Health, Better Lives, Whanau Ora. 

You will enjoy working in a supportive team environment, utilising your strong interpersonal skills, your ability to prioritise, working to strict deadlines and your exemplary dictaphone typing skills.

It is essential that you show us you have an eye for accuracy and confidence around computer systems. This position carries a varied workload supporting the surgical team with their general dictation, operation and outpatient clinic notes and on odd occasions, assisting with other services within the General Surgery service if the need arises.

Our ideal candidate will bring a strong customer focus, with a typing speed of at least 70wpm and current medical typing experience or, you may already be an excellent typist who has an interest in the health field.  Regardless, accuracy and attention to detail are essential and should you be successful in gaining an interview for this role your typing speed and accuracy will be tested.

The salary for this position is between $43,580 and $51,259 (pro-rata for part-time) per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.

Closing Date: Sunday 17 June 2018


For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

How to Apply  
You can contact the Recruitment team by emailing, or by calling 03 470 9357 (Otago) or 03 214 7220 (Southland)
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

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