Southern Cross Healthcare (NZ)

  • Posted: 06 May 2021
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Part Time
  • Classification: Healthcare
New Plymouth
Southern Cross Healthcare is New Zealand’s largest independent healthcare network; made up of our wholly-owned hospitals and joint venture partnerships in hospitals, surgical centres, and community-based physiotherapy, rehabilitation, workplace wellness and mental health providers.

Our purpose at Southern Cross is to advance the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders; brought to life by a progressive and inclusive workplace culture focused on providing the best care.

We support the health and wellbeing of over 100,000 New Zealanders annually, employ over 2500 people, and partner with over 1000 clinical specialists.

We need the best people to deliver the best care.

New Plymouth Hospital was established in 1983 and is the only private surgical hospitals in the city. We provide services to around 4000 patients each year. Our dedicated, fun team provides services and excellent post-operative nursing care across a wide range of elective surgical services, including orthopaedic surgery, gynaecology, ophthalmology, oral and facial maxillary, urology, otolaryngology (ENT), plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, and general and endoscopic surgery.

You will be required to work 20 hours per week on rotating rostered shifts, including Saturdays. This will also involve some afternoon and evening work.

As part of the team you will provide:

A positive and flexible manner and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills
Skilled administration of patient information for safe clinical care delivery
Skilled administration of patient information for effective revenue processing
Clerical and office services to patients, medical specialists, visitors and hospital staff
A valuable contribution as a member of the administration team
Carry out all administration functions and processes relating to patient admission to meet the standards of the Southern Cross business
To be successful you will ideally need:

Reception and/or clerical experience including Microsoft programs such as Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
Healthcare experience (desired)
Previous experience using Patient management systems, medical records (desired)
Excellent communication skills
Ability to multitask and work under pressure
Proven customer relationship skills
Have a positive, friendly, proactive nature and great attention to detail
What we can offer you:

Competitive remuneration
Discounts on products and services from a range of our partners
Subsidised health insurance
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