Administrator - Bariatrics, Anaesthesia & Acute Surgery
Southern Health
Invercargill, Southland
2d ago

Administrator Bariatrics, Anaesthesia & Acute Surgery

Perioperative Department, Southland Hospital

  • Full time permanent position.
  • If you enjoy working in a fast paced and busy environment and enjoy variety in your work then this role could be what you are looking for! Our Perioperative Service requires an experienced Administrator to hit the ground running and ensure the department’s varied administrative needs are met on a full time, permanent basis.

    About the opportunity

    In this key role, you will be responsible for the coordination of the planned acute patients, specifically those in the community awaiting surgery.

    Responsibilities vary across the bariatric, anaesthesia and acute surgery specialties within the Perioperative environment, and will include :

  • Providing efficient and timely administration support to the bariatric, anaesthesia and acute surgery service.
  • Managing incoming and outgoing calls providing accurate information to patients and members of the multidisciplinary team in all services supported by this role.
  • Maintaining an accurate and up to date database of patient details.
  • Typing anaesthetic and bariatric dictation.
  • Maintaining current rostering for anaesthetics.
  • Provide bariatric information to the South Island Alliance.
  • Administration duties within the perioperative department.
  • The salary for this position is between $52,080 and $59,759 and will be based on relevant experience and skills.

    About you

    To be successful in this very busy role you will be the kind of person who is flexible, adaptable, robust and can cope with conflicting priorities and interruptions.

    You’ll have a friendly and welcoming nature and be comfortable interacting with patients both in person and on the phone.

    In addition, you must :

  • Have experience in a busy administration role preferably within the hospital environment.
  • Be a team player who is happy to support and assist other staff where needed.
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and deal with personal information in a sensitive manner.
  • Have highly accurate typing skills, preferably with prior medical transcription experience.
  • The Location

    Sick of long commutes to work? - Southland Hospital is located within a 10-15 minutes drive from anywhere in Invercargill and offers free car parking on site for staff.

    Our hospital is a modern, secondary level 4 base hospital offering an innovative and progressive working environment.

    Now is a great time to re-locate to the Southern District if you were considering the move the Southern District offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing, and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it’s the outdoors - kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting, or fishing; or theatre, live-music or art or shopping and dining out there’s literally something for everyone.

    Check out or check out Discover Invercargill for what we can offer you and your whanau.


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