Medical Secretary - Urology Department Christchurch Hospital

Medical Secretary - Urology Department Christchurch Hospital 

· Permanent part-time (24 hours per week) 

· Flexible hours to be decided with the successful candidate 


Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.


The Team: What we do 

Our team of nine urologists and 4 registrars provide tertiary care in all subspecialties of urology including uro-oncology, paediatric urology, urogynaecology and treatment of urological conditions after spinal cord injuries. You will be an integral colleague in the administration team lending support to the clinical personnel in meeting our commitment to proving excellent health service.


The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for:


  • Primary task would be typing clinical and non-clinical letters/documents
  • Entering information to the patient management system accurately and in a timely manner
  • Arranging patient bookings and patient flow
  • Answering phones pertaining to patients enquiry
Your skills will include:



  • Have accurate typing skills and with a typing speed of at least 50 wpm
  • Have strong computer skills
  • Have secretarial and/or administrative experience
  • Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to build and nurture relationships
  • Have an eye for detail and a high level of accuracy in your work
  • Be able to prioritise and keep calm in busy situations
Our Culture: What matters to us


Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 


Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story


Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.


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.


If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

Contact us on for additional information quoting reference PC0400405


Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC0400405

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Closing 30 May 2019