Administrator or Receptionist

at Waikato District Health Board
Location Hamilton, New Zealand
Date Posted December 5, 2020
Category Admin and Clerical
Job Type Full-time
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Administrator or Receptionist Waikato District Health Board location Waikato.

About the role we have an exciting opportunity for the right person/s to become part of the Thames Hospital team. The administration team work in a wide variety of roles across the hospital and community setting. The key areas that the successful applicant/s will work in are Reception, Booking Clerks or Medical Records. These role are essential to support clinical care.

Required skills & experience office or computer skills. Excellent communication skills and a pleasant telephone manner. Strong customer service experience, or be able to demonstrate what would be required when dealing with the public. Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment. Be able to demonstrate you have excellent time management and organisational skills.

Desired skills previous clerical and hospital computer skills would be an advantage. Understanding of the partnership when working with Maori. Show evidence of a will to learn, show initiative and have a strong work ethic.

Why us the Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Maori communities.