Medical Transcriptionist - Oncology
Southern Health
Invercargill, Southland
3d ago

Medical Transcriptionist Oncology

Southland Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Part-time 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week)
  • Fabulous work-life balance
  • If you’re looking for a role that’s stimulating, busy and enables you to work alongside a multidisciplinary team utilising your exceptional typing skills, then look no further! The Oncology Department at Southland Hospital is a busy, challenging and rewarding place to work and is looking to appoint a Medical Transcriptionist on a permanent, part-time basis.

    About the Service

    Our valuable service looks after the care of medical oncology, radiation oncology, haematology and Medical Day Stay patients receiving chemotherapy, immunotherapy and supportive therapy, or patients who have recently returned from radiation therapy in Dunedin.

    About the Role

    We are looking for an experienced typist to support our service on a part-time basis. This is a role that will provide ample opportunities to demonstrate your outstanding coordination skills, your ability to work autonomously and 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.

    Please note the collective agreement salary scale for this role is currently under review.

    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.

    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.

    If this sounds like the rewarding opportunity you have been waiting for, don’t delay, apply now!

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