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Administrator - Lakes District


Lakes District Hospital - Queenstown


  • Permanent, part-time (0.8FTE, 32 hours per week) opportunity
  • Work in beautiful Queenstown


Come and join our wonderful team at Lakes District Hospital in this busy and rewarding role!


Mō te tūranga | About the role


Lakes District Hospital is a busy facility, with an emergency department, general ward, radiology, maternity and outpatient departments. Located in the hub of clinical administration, this busy and varied role will often challenge your organisational skills with competing deadlines and conflicting priorities.


As part of our team, you will be carrying out a wide range of administrative and reception duties and providing essential support to keep the hospital functioning effectively, including but are not limited to:

  • management of patient records for the emergency department and general ward
  • processing of ACC forms and other documentation
  • providing effective reception services – answering incoming calls, welcoming visitors to the Service
  • Supporting the wider service with administration tasks


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Mōu ake | About you


As part of the administration team you will form part of the front line so your friendly, welcoming, resilient nature will be appreciated. You’ll be a positive communicator – both written and verbal and be competent in MS Office Suite. Experience using database systems and/or the ability to quickly pick these up is essential as you’ll be working with these on a daily basis.A background in medical administration would be ideal but not essential. You’ll have a mature outlook, excellent relationship management skills and function well under the pressure that often occurs when dealing with the public in a health environment.


Some people find this kind of role challenging – but not you. You thrive on the pace and the challenge.  In return, for the right person, we offer a supportive and friendly team, competitive remuneration and above all an excellent opportunity for fulfilling, part-time work.


Painga | Benefits

  • Work in one of Aotearoa’s most beautiful locations
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts
  • Discounted health and travel insurance


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role is covered by the terms and conditions of the PSA South Island Clerical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and the salary will be in accordance with the National Health Administration Workers Pay Scale, Band 4A between $64,903 to $67,787 pro rata dependant on relevant experience.


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  2 April 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now


We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


For further information please contact Hannah Friedrich, Recruitment Advisor at All conversations will be confidential in nature.


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)


COVID-19 Vaccination requirements

New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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