Ward Administrator
Mercy Hospital
Dunedin City, Otago
3d ago

About the Role

Mercy Hospital is currently in an exciting phase of growth and we will be opening a brand new in-patient ward planned for July / August 2021.

We are seeking a motivated Ward Administrator who will be responsible for providing timely and effective administrative and reception services to support the operational needs of the new second floor ward.

This is a part time role (28-32 hours p / week) to be worked between Monday-Friday. As the new ward increases in number of beds, this role will transition to full time.

Start and finish times are flexible and can be negotiated with the successful person.

Specific duties include :

  • Provide efficient and effective administrative support for the Clinical Nurse Manager and nursing staff.
  • Provide an efficient administration function and welcoming reception service.
  • Improve existing and develop new administrative systems and processes.
  • Assist with the management and delegated bed allocation and staff resourcing functions.
  • Ensure patient information is confidentially managed.
  • Support Housekeeping and Nursing staff with tasks as appropriate.
  • For more information about the role duties, please see attached position description.

    Skills and Experience :

  • Knowledge and experience with computer systems e.g. Word, Excel, Databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship management and communication skills.
  • Ability to undertake multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with an ability to initiate / lead innovation and streamline processes.
  • Enthusiasm and a proactive, positive and flexible attitude.
  • This role would ideally suit someone with administration experience of at least three years, ideally in a medical environment and have experience of developing and implementing new processes and systems.

    Why Mercy Hospital?

    Joining the team at Mercy means more than just having a job, but being part of a team that works together towards a shared purpose.

    At Mercy we value those who are not only skilled in what they do but those who are committed and passionate about working towards the common good.

    As a Mercy employee, you will be provided support in a warm and friendly environment, with access to further training, personal and professional development which may include in-house training and post graduate studies.

    Mercy also has an extensive range of benefits and recreational activities on offer for all staff.

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