Administrator - Infection Prevention and Control
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
2d ago

Administration Officer Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent, Part-time position 32 Hrs Per week)
  • About the Team

    The Infection Prevention and Control Service (IPC) exists to monitor and reduce the risk of Hospital acquired infections across the Southern District.

    Our team consists of 8 Clinical Nurse Specialists and 1 Charge Nurse Manager across the District and we are proud of our supportive and collaborative environment.

    Reporting into the Charge Nurse Manager for District Infection Prevention & Control, you will be responsible for providing an effective and efficient administration service.

    We’re looking for someone with :

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to deal with a variety of people and problems all at the same time
  • A quick learner but prepared to ask questions when unsure
  • Excellent computer skills the ability to touch type is essential
  • Database experience
  • Familiartity with the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, Powerpoint) and Publisher
  • Your background will ideally be in varied administration positions that demonstrate your ability to efficiently prioritise work load in a logical manner.

    Some of the key administrative tasks within this role will include (but are not limited to) :

  • Inputting data onto our systems
  • Providing an efficient and timely administrative support to the team
  • Taking patient feedback calls and dealing with them empathetically
  • You may also provide medical secretarial services and administrative support for Medical Specialist
  • To be successful in the role you will need to have an eye for detail and have a mature approach to your work. As part of the role you will also liaise with Management Assistants.

    Experience in a similar role would be preferred but we will provide full systems training to the successful candidate.

    The salary for this position is in line with the DHBs / PSA South Island Administrative Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (S4) and will be between $52,080 and $59,759 per annum based on skills and experience.

    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.

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