Outpatient Appointment Booking Administrator
South Canterbury District Health Board
Timaru, South Canterbury, NZ
5d ago

OutpatientBooking Office Team, Timaru Hospital

Permanent,Fulltime 40 Hours per Week, Office Hours

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Every moment matters is not only our vision, it is our commitment to enhance the health andindependence of the people of South Canterbury.

We do things differently at theSCDHB, we believe extraordinary leadership can emerge from anywhere in ourworkforce, and the best ideas tend to come from staff closest to our patientsand our patients themselves.

This role involves focus on the data entry of the patient journey withreferrals into our health system and requires strong organisation skills,resilience and the ability to build professional relationships across allareas.

You would be key member involved with receipt, preparation, planning, schedulingand cancelling outpatient appointments.

Medical terminology would be an advantage to support administrativeduties.

You would be working with an enthusiastic bunch of colleagues who takeconsiderable pride in being part of a team that contributes in some way towardhelping those in the community who require medical assistance.

You need strong organisational skills, resilience, and attention todetail with high levels of data input. Knowledge of Medical Terminology wouldbe an advantage.

If you have excellent computer skills, are able to learn and follow avariety of process flows and problem solve along with excellent interpersonalskills while working under pressure, we would like to hear from you.

Key requirements :

  • Systematic and strong organisational skills
  • Communicate detailed accurate information
  • Have the confidence to contact patients to alter appointment dates
  • Detail orientated with high levels of concentration
  • Flexibility with changing work flow
  • Self-awareness and confidence to seek appropriate support
  • Sound logical and analytical skills
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Resilience and positivity within a challenging environment
  • Strong Team Focus
  • Lifeis good at SCDHB.

    Downhere in South Canterbury, things are looking up. We’re smashing our targets,always kept busy, and have streamlined, effective workflows in place and thisis sure to only improve once you join us! With a flat structure where allvoices are heard, you’ll join a warm, respectful team of professionalscommitted to getting the best outcome for every patient.

    We’re on an ongoingculture journey to make SCDHB the best workplace of your career. If you’relooking for that next step that gives you greater control over how things aredone, this is it.

    We’re ready for ideas now, and as we move towards a future ofunified national healthcare, now is truly the time to take on a role that letsyou lead, plan and shape change within the NZ health system.

    Ifyou’re local to the area, you’ll be familiar with all the hidden gems ofTimaru. But if you’re considering the move from further afield, you’ll soonfind out why it’s one of the country’s best kept secrets.

    Ditching the big citytraffic and making the dream of owning your own little patch of land a realityare just the beginning! You’ll join a tight-knit community that will make youfeel at home from the get-go, and be able to access all the adventure of thewild South Canterbury back drop, without being far from a city when you’recraving that bit of bustle.

    Sowhy wait? If this is the professional challenge you crave, make a move thatoffers an exciting change and all the freedom to enjoy the moments that matter.

    Applynow - this moment is yours!

    Please apply for thisvacancy online at https : / / scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

    We look forward to receiving yourapplication directly via our Careers Site.

    Ifyou have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

    ApplicationClosing Date : 24 October 2021

    This job advert may close early oncea suitable applicant is found.

    As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that allpatient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the laterstages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisationrecords for infection control purposes.

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