Administration Support - Emergency Department - Nelson Hospital

Clinical Support Services

  • Emergency Department, Nelson Hospital
  • Permanent part time position working 40 hours a fortnight
  • Busy role in a friendly, supportive team environment 

Do you thrive on the action of working in a real life fast paced environment? If you aren’t fazed by emergency room drama then come and join our Emergency Department extraordinaires; you must be able to deal with visible trauma situations and remain calm under pressure.   

About the role

We have a permanent part-time position available working 48 hours (6 shifts) a fortnight across early, late and night shifts covering a 24 hour day, 7 days a week roster. You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team including surgeons, nurses, other clinical professionals and administration staff. Your primary responsibility will be for reception and administration duties to enable the smooth flow of patients through the department.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: reception, ensuring patient documentation is maintained and up to date.  In return you’ll enjoy support from the team, a collegial working environment and job security. 

The commencing salary for this role is $43,580 per annum (pro rata).

ED shifts


  • 06.45-15.15 hours 
  • 07.45-16.15 hours


  • 15.00 – 23.00 hours
  • 16.00 – 00.00 hours


  • 23.00 – 07.00 hours 

About you 

It is essential that you have a positive attitude, excellent customer service and reception skills, as well as the ability to learn new tasks quickly and multi-task efficiently in a stressful clinical environment. Previous administration experience, a strong degree of computer literacy and the ability to work autonomously are essential. Experience with hospital management systems and knowledge of medical terminology is advantageous. It is also important that you have the flexibility to work across early, late and night shifts.

If you believe you have the skills and personal attributes we're seeking, and you enjoy working in a supportive environment, we look forward to receiving your application.  

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us

What we offer

We offer very real and meaningful work in a supportive and collegial team environment. Your day will be fast paced and varied and you will be a critical part of a team delivering a great service to our community.

Please note as part of our recruitment process you may be required to undertake a computer skills assessment.

How to apply

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

Ref: N19-296

Applications close: Sunday 23 June

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N19-296

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 23 June 2019