Kaiwhakahaere Tari | Administrator – Medical Day Unit


Start Date – As soon as possible
Status – Permanent, part-time (0.5 FTE)
Location – Burwood Infusion Unit, Burwood Hospital

Kia hiwa rā!

Mō te tūnga - About the Role

The Medical Day Unit is a nurse-led unit and specialises in the care and support of medical patients from a variety of specialties, with approximately 50% being Haematology. The unit is now extending these services to provide an outreach infusion centre based in the Outpatient Services at Burwood Hospital.

In this new role, you will be responsible for general administration duties and patient appointment scheduling for the team, as well as welcoming patients and their whānau. This role also entails supporting the Unit to complete administration tasks. 

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional data entry or typing skills (50 – 70 WPM)
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SIPICS).
  • An ability to think on your feet, problem solve, and be an adaptive learner
  • An ability to work and relate well within a team
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy skills

Ko wai koe - About You

We are looking for someone who has a passion for the manaaki hauora (Health Industry) and wants to contribute in a meaningful way. To be successful in this role, you should enjoy interacting with patients, be able to work autonomously and take initiative. In this role, you would be required to work in a fast-paced environment, be able to manage multiple priorities and distractions.

Ngā hua – Benefits

  • Career Development - Ongoing training and development
  • Fantastic Working Environment - Fully resourced modern facility with a friendly, supportive team
  • CDHB employee benefits
  • Job security
  • Close to public transport

Mō mātou – About us

Te Poari Hauora o Waitaha (Canterbury District Health Board) is considered a world leader in its people centred approach to health care. We have a unique one health system approach focused on providing "the right care and support, to the right person, at the right time and in the right place." We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region.

We are proud of how we do things. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.

We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people to the Canterbury DHB. There has been no better time to join us, it's all happening here.

Tono ināianei – Apply Now

Interested - apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

Contact us on recruitment@cdhb.health.nz for additional information.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.


Kia mau te wehi!

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC2023102

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday the 10th of July 2022