Administration Ward Assistant

Central Otago Health Services Limited – Dunstan Hospital

  • Permanent part-time position


Central Otago Health Services Ltd (COHSL) is a community owned, not-for-profit organisation that is responsible for providing healthcare services for 35,000 people within the Central Otago communities including Roxburgh Alexandra Cromwell and Wanaka. Inpatient acute care and rehabilitation Services are provided at Dunstan Hospital located in Clyde.  Dunstan is a well know Rural Hospital with a highly skilled and committed staff team. 


We are looking for an Administration Ward Assistant to work in our busy Vincent Ward.  Please note that the role is predominately administrative but does involve some patient interaction. 


This is a permanent part-time position. The roster is on a fortnightly cycle and covers 24/7 all year including statutory holidays.  In addition, the applicant is expected to help cover leave requests for other staff.  Penal rates apply for working weekends, evenings, and public holidays.


We aim for excellence in service delivery and as part of this look for ways to continuously improve.  A recent project working with our staff has identified the need to make a change to our Health Care Team so as a result we will be removing the Administration shift overnight and replacing it with a clinical role.  There will be a short period of transition where you will have to work overnight ahead of moving to a permanent roster working the following shifts


  • 7am – 3.30 pm

  • 3.15pm – 11.45 pm


We are looking for someone with:

  • The ability to work cooperatively with others

  • A positive and cheerful attitude

  • The ability to learn and master various computer software programmes 

  • The ability to adapt to change and work unsupervised in a very busy environment

  • Excellent presentation (uniform supplied)

  • Personable telephone manner

  • Flexibility with their days and hours to help cover leave

  • Eligible to work in New Zealand 


This position will remain open until we find a suitable candidate so don’t delay with your application.

HR Administrator


Dunstan Hospital

PO Box 30,

Clyde, Central Otago, 9341


                   This position will remain open until we find a suitable candidate so don't delay with your application.

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