Part Time Medical Administrator | Rheumatology

Our Purpose: What We’re Here For

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We’re world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we’re always striving to Make It Better. From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region and we’re all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.


Our Culture: What Matters To Us

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Putting people at the heart of all we do 

For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we’re putting our own people at the centre of everything we do.  Because health is ultimately all about people.  What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do. 

What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.


The Role: What This Opportunity’s All About

You will be a part of a small administration team which works closely with the clinical team – your motivation and willingness to help out where needed with see you quickly succeed in this role. As the medical administrator you will produce typed clinic letters dictated on the Winscribe system, make bookings and direct inquiries to the clinical team. Attention to detail and a passion for producing accurate work is essential.

About you:

We’re looking for someone with excellent typing skills (50wpm minimum). You will use your excellent command of the English language and your ability to problem solve to distil the different speech patterns of clinicians into accurate clinical documents. Your flexibility and adaptability will be demonstrated when you are challenged to use multiple computer applications and programs concurrently. Experience working in a hospital or healthcare environment, a knowledge of medical terminology and prior use of a patient management system are desirable.

To be successful you will have a demonstrated work history of clinical typing, be a great communicator and have knowledge of medical terminology as well.

This position is 16 hours per week.


Belonging Here: Becoming Part Of Our Story

Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you’ll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn’t a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!

If this particular role isn’t for you we do have other similar opportunities; please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.


Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Anna Canning, Recruitment Specialist,

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 234990

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: 23rd November 2018