Secretarial Support – Clinical Support Services


Fixed Term/Temporary/Part Time

  • Parental leave cover for a  ‘permanent reliever’ vacancy - guaranteed a minimum of 56 hours a fortnight
  • Enjoy the variety that working across a range of areas within the hospital offers

We are seeking a resourceful secretary, with outstanding communication and organisational skills, to join our friendly secretarial support team on a temporary basis, covering parental leave.

Our ideal candidate will be team focussed and will thrive in a fast paced role. It is also essential that they enjoy the challenge of managing last minute changes, whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy.

You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team including physicians, surgeons, registrars, nurses, other clinical professionals and administration staff. Your primary responsibility will be for the day to day administration and secretarial duties to enable the smooth flow of patients through the department. You will also be expected to assist the other secretaries by covering periods of leave and sickness. In return you’ll enjoy support from the team, a collegial working environment and job security.

Duties will include office administration, organising appointments, wait-listing patients for surgery, booking surgeries, Dictaphone typing of clinical correspondence, and liaising with other hospitals, funding providers, patients and GPs.

Previous administration and secretarial experience, a high degree of computer literacy and the ability to work autonomously are essential. Experience with hospital management systems e.g. (Ora*Care, Health Connect South, Winscribe and EPLMS) and knowledge of medical terminology is advantageous.

You will be guaranteed a minimum of 56 hours a fortnight, typically worked Monday-Friday between the hours of 7.30AM – 6.00PM. It will; however, be important that you have the flexibility to work up to full-time to assist with covering periods of staff leave.

The commencing salary for Secretarial Support is $42,936 per annum (pro rata).

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

Our preferred candidate will be required to undertake a computer skills assessment.

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This may include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Closing date: Thursday, 26 October 2017

Ref: N17/412

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Job no: N17/412