Secretarial Support (Referral Centre) Clinical Support Services

  • Bring your secretarial skills to supporting better health care
  • Friendly, supportive team environment 
  • Permanent full time position (80 hours a fortnight) 

About the role

This position is located in our district-wide Referral Centre at Wairau Hospital. You will be working within a high performing team undertaking a range of duties to support the administration of external and interdepartmental referrals.  

Duties will include, but are not  limited to: preparing referrals by acknowledging receipt; inputting referrals into our patient management system; updating the status of referrals post triage; fielding enquiries from staff, clinicians and external referrers as well as reviewing and acting on reporting information to ensure targets are met. 

Hours of work are typically 8.00AM to 4.30PM Monday to Friday. The commencing salary for this position is $43,580. 

About you

You will be team focussed and thrive in a busy environment delivering quality customer service. You will also enjoy the challenge of managing last minute changes, whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy and staying calm when under pressure. 

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. (SIPICS, Health Connect South, Winscribe and EPLMS) and knowledge of medical terminology is advantageous. 

Please note - as part of our recruitment process you may 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 inquiries 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: W19-046 

Applications close: Thursday, 28 March 

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: W19-046

Location: Blenheim

Closing Date: Thursday, 28 March 2019