Medical Transcriptionist
Southern Health
Otago
1d ago

Medical Transcriptionist Gastroenterology

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Part-time 0.75FTE (30 hours per week)
  • If you enjoy working in a fast-paced and busy environment then this role could be what you are looking for! Our Gastroenterology service requires an experienced Transcriptionist to hit the ground running and ensure the department’s administrative needs are met on a permanent, part-time basis.

    About the Role

    This is a role that will provide an opportunity to demonstrate outstanding coordination skills, your ability to work autonomously and also use your initiative.

    This is a demanding role working with a high level of administration tasks and interfacing with a large multidisciplinary team, so if you are looking for your next career challenge, look no further!

    The salary range for this position is currently up to $51,240 (pro rata for part time) and the commencement step will be based on relevant experience.

    About You

    As a typist you will have strong attention to detail with a typing speed of at least 70wpm. Ideally you’ll already have medical typing experience, but if not - we’d like to hear from those excellent typists out there who are interested in working in health.

    Please note that our preferred candidate may be required to undertake a typing proficiency test to be measured for speed and accuracy).

  • The work required to be undertaken is fast-paced, and you will be working to strict deadlines. It relies heavily on technology therefore you must be confident around computer systems and Dictaphones;
  • with the ability to type accurately with high attention to detail. You must also be conscious of working with the utmost discretion as you’ll be privy to confidential patient information.

    You may be required to assist other departments for staff leave or if another department is struggling to meet their typing deadlines.

    Ideally you will also bring the following skills and experience :

  • Previous experience in a busy administrator role
  • Time management skills having a knack for multi-tasking
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both in written and verbal form
  • Ability to follow instructions with minimal supervision
  • Competent and confident using the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A strong eye for detail
  • Respectful and professional nature handling confidential information
  • Have a natural flair for building and fostering positive relationships
  • If this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for, please apply with a full CV and cover letter describing the skills you bring and why YOU are the new Medical Transcriptionist we need.

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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