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Position Title: Administration Officer – Ophthalmology Outpatients Service
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1 (40 hours)
Date Posted: 02/04/2019
Application Closing Date: 14/04/2019 11PM
Job #: 058125a
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Administration Officer – Ophthalmology Outpatients Service

Dunedin Hospital


  • Fixed-term until 30/08/2019
  • 1.0 FTE (40 Hours per week)


Here at the Southern DHB the highest possible levels of patient care and service lie at the heart of our mission. Integral to this is a commitment to achieving excellent clinical and commercial outcomes based on quality service delivery.

This positions primary responsibility with be taking the phone calls for the department and directly them to the appropriate individual (photography, nursing, booking administrator, management).   This is a newly established position in order to meet the needs of patients and community services.

In order to continue providing a high standard of care to our community, we require an enthusiastic, flexible, administration officer with a can do attitude to help us cover high levels of activity on a fixed term, full time basis.

Our Ophthalmology Outpatients Department are a team through and through, and this role plays an essential role in ensuring the successful provision of patient centred care by fostering a welcoming environment for patients right from the get go.  Alongside the telephonist duties you may be expected to carry out a wide range of administrative and reception duties and providing essential support for other staff members within the team.

To be successful in this very busy role you will be the kind of person who enjoys working in a demanding environment, be skilled at juggling multiple priorities and able to remain calm under pressure. You’ll have an outgoing and friendly manner and be comfortable interacting with patients both in person and on the phone. As you’ll be handling patient information the ability to be discrete is an absolute requirement.

In addition your strong computer knowledge will see you succeed in this position.

The salary for this position is between $36,239 to $42,740 (pro-rata) per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.

Closing Date: Sunday 14 April 2019


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

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