Receptionist - Casual
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, New Zealand
2d ago

Waikato Hospital, Emergency Department Casual

Are you passionate about working in the health sector where your efforts make a tangible difference to peoples’ lives?

Waikato Hospital’s ED is the major regional referral and trauma centre for the Midland region with a catchment population of over 800,000 people.

We see approximately 76,000 patients per year with a broad case-mix of presentations from paediatrics to geriatrics, medicine to trauma there is no aspect of emergency medical care we do not provide.

We have Receptionist position available in our busy Emergency Department. The role is essential in assisting with the smooth running of the department.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate :

  • Previous reception, administrative and / or customer service experience
  • Ability to work in a high stress environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Other essential attributes include self-motivation, initiative and flexibility in an ever changing fast paced environment.

    Experience working in a medical environment or knowledge of medical terminology would be preferable.

    Please note, in this role you may be required to work rostered rotating shifts covering a 24 hour period 7 days a week as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

    The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres.

    Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction.

    Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

    Please apply directly online, and to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email.

    For any queries about the role please contact Rachael Devey in the Recruitment Team on email .

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