Medical Administrator | Paediatric Outpatients

We’re looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly Paediatric Outpatients team as a Medical Secretary at Christchurch Hospital.

About Us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board – working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, ‘whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the role

This role will see you providing quality secretarial support to a busy but very friendly department. Your day to day tasks will include the Electronic Dictaphone typing of clinical letters, data entry and general administration duties as required.

Your willingness to learn and flexibility together with a warm and friendly approach, excellent communication skills and ability to confidently deal with a wide variety of medical professionals and patients will see you succeed in this position. 

Skills & Experience 

Accurate and efficient keyboard skills (a minimum of 60wpm) and sound knowledge of MS Office would be desirable.  Previous experience with Dictaphone typing would be an advantage, along with exposure to a Patient Management System (PMS) as well as knowledge of medical terminology – although full training will be provided. 

If you are a fast learner, keen to work in a hospital environment then we want to hear from you!

This is a permanent, full time position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Working hours will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

How to Apply

To find out more about this role contact Taryn Macgregor, Recruitment Specialist on 

Applications are only accepted online, so please press the ‘apply now’ button


E koekoe te tūi, e ketekete te kākā, e kūkū te kereru!

It takes all people!

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 233844

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday 27th May