Secretarial Support (Permanent Reliever) Wairau Hospital

Clinical Support Services 

  • Guaranteed a minimum of 56 hours a fortnight
  • Enjoy the variety that working across a range of areas within the hospital offers 

About the role

Our permanent relievers work within multi-disciplinary teams including physicians, surgeons, registrars, nurses, other clinical professionals and administration staff. Their primary responsibility is for the day-to-day administration and secretarial duties to enable the smooth flow of patients through a range of departments. 

Duties 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.  

You will be guaranteed a minimum of 56 hours a fortnight, and will generally work between the hours of 7.30AM and 6.00PM. It will, however, be important that you have the flexibility to work up to full-time on occasions.  The commencing salary for this position is $43,580 (pro rata per annum). 

About you

As our ideal candidate you will be team-focussed and thrive in a busy environment delivery quality customer service. It is also important that you enjoy the challenge of managing last minute changes, whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy.

Previous administration and secretarial experience, a high degree of computer literacy and the ability to work autonomously are essential. Experience with hospital management systems and knowledge of medical terminology is advantageous.

In return for your commitment you’ll enjoy support from the team, a collegial working environment and job security.

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

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

How to apply

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

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

Ref: W19-096

Applications close: Thursday 27th June 

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: W19-096

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday, 27 June 2019