ICU Administrator

ICU Administration Support

ICU & Anaesthesia Services – Timaru Hospital

Monday – Friday, Part Time 9am – 1pm

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Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter.

An opportunity exists for you to start a career in health supporting our clinical staff in the ICU Service.

This position will provide admin support to our ICU team to deliver high quality and customer-focused services.  You will ultimately need to develop a very good operational understanding and the ability to utilise our Patient Management and ICU Information systems. All in addition to having sound general administrative abilities in booking, typing, telephone and reception functions.

This position requires a well-presented administrative professional, who have a proven record of providing quality customer service.  


To succeed in the role, you will have:

·  Ability to build immediate rapport with people

·  Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

·  Ability to multi-task while remaining calm and friendly under pressure.

·  Ability to take direction well and work as a part of our team.

·  A keen eye for detail and accountable for own work.

·  Proven experience of working in a reception/customer service role

·  MS Office skills (intermediate to advanced level).

·  Knowledge of, or commitment to becoming conversant with, procedures relevant to healthcare.

·  Ability to function autonomously and unsupervised.

·  Have an adaptable approach in a challenging work environment

·  Maintain the strictest confidentiality

Why choose South Canterbury DHB?

As one of the country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours!  

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We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.


Applications close: OPEN

This job advert will close once a suitable applicant is found.

As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: LWAJ1137711

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: OPEN