Ward Clerk, Paed Haematology/Oncology, Starship

  • Are you looking for a challenging role that will keep you on your toes? 

  • Do you have a proven administration/ clerical background?

  • Do you love interacting with people?

If so, this could be the role for you!

Ward 27B - Starship Haematology/ Oncology has a vacancy for a Ward Clerk to join their friendly team in a permanent part-time position. The hours for this position are:

  • 15:00-18:00 Monday-Friday

  • 09:00-15:30 Saturday and Sunday

The Paediatric Blood & Cancer centre at Starship Hospital provides care for children and young people with cancer (0-18 years) and those undergoing Bone Marrow Transplantation. This multidisciplinary unit is a regional and national referral centre for the treatment of cancer.

Starship Children’s Hospital is the leading provider of paediatric care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and their whānau. Every day our clinical and support teams work collaboratively to fulfil our mission to deliver world class patient and whānau-centered paediatric healthcare to all populations we serve. Starship is part of Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand’s largest tertiary health provider.

We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values whānau as an important member of the care team. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery, in the provision of pre and post-graduate nursing education, and through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics.

This Ward Clerk position is varied and involves a high level of customer contact. You will be responsible for the maintenance of patient's files, arranging and monitoring patient movements, communication and liaison, and assisting in ward management functions. The ideal candidate will have a positive 'can do' attitude and strong computer skills. It is essential that you have the ability to communicate with staff and patients. You will pay attention to detail, possess strong organisational skills and be able to handle pressure.

Previous clerical experience is required along with some knowledge of medical terminology and/ or hospital systems would be advantageous.

To view the position description please click here.

To apply for this role please visit www.careers.adhb.govt.nz and enter job number AUC03469 to submit an updated CV and cover letter.

For further information please contact Recruitment Consultant - Aaron Chamberlain, at AaronChamb@adhb.govt.nz 

Closing Date: 18 November 2020 

“We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.  To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children's Worker as defined by the Act.

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