Ward Clerk, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Starship Child Health

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  • Are you the type of person who thrives in high pressure situations?

  • Do you enjoy interacting with a lot of people on a daily basis?

If so, this could be the role for you!

As a unit, we offer a comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme along with a great sense of job satisfaction working in such a fast-paced environment amongst highly experienced Medical professionals. This opportunity will offer a chance to grow and expand their administrative professional career whilst working in a fun and friendly team.

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit of Starship Hospital is on the look-out for a Ward Clerk to join their friendly team in a permanent part-time capacity! The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is the national service for all children requiring intensive care. Being the only dedicated paediatric intensive care facility within Aotearoa; this busy unit offers great experience and a supportive structure for all team members.

Starship 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.

The role of a Ward Clerk does vary in tasks and involves a high level of interaction with the wider Starship team. As a Ward Clerk within the unit you will be the first point of contact for anyone entering PICU at any given time, especially whānau of children as it is likely you will be the first person they will meet – so superb communication skills are a must! This is a fast-paced role and will include a great amount of adaptability, flexibility and prioritisation skills to cope with the changing environments within the Unit. You will be responsible for (but not limited to) the maintenance of patient's files, arranging and monitoring patient movements, all discharge and admission paperwork and assisting in ward management functions.

The ideal candidate for this position will thrive under pressure, be a forward thinker with a ‘can do’ attitude, and have excellent computer and administrative skills. Previous clerical experience is required and prior knowledge and experience with medical terminology and hospital computer systems is definitely advantageous!

This is a part-time Monday – Friday role and the hours involved will be every weekday afternoon from 3.00 pm to 9:00 pm. There is also an opportunity to provide cover amongst the team for the occasional morning or weekend shift. Please note you will need to have NZ Citizenship or Residency at the time of application to apply.

To view a copy of the position description, please click here.

If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in please get in touch today! Visit our careers website searching job number ADHB7353 to submit an updated CV and cover letter.

For assistance with your online application please contact Vickie Shakur via VickieS@adhb.govt.nz

Applications close: Sunday 20 September 2020