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0.5FTE (40 hours per fortnight)


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.


Are you an organized, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills? We are seeking a dedicated Ward Administrator to play a crucial role contributing to the efficient and effective functioning of our hospital.  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 7 days a week all year including statutory holidays.  In addition, the applicant is expected to help cover annual leave requests and sick cover for other staff.  Penal rates apply for working weekends, evenings, and public holidays.


Rostered shifts as follows

  • 7am – 3.30 pm

  • 3.15pm – 11.45 pm


We are looking for someone with:

  • Strong organisational and multi-tasking skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities

  • Proficient in computer skills with the ability to learn and master various computer software programmes.

  • Prior experience in a healthcare setting is an advantage but not essential.

  • The ability to maintain composure in a fast-paced environment.

  • A positive and cheerful attitude

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

  • Excellent presentation (uniform supplied)

  • Flexibility with their days and hours to help cover leave


This position will remain open until we find a suitable candidate so don’t delay with your application.  You must have current rights to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.


Please click here for the Position Description and please click here for an Application Form.


Please apply with your Application Form, Cover Letter and CV (including 2 referees) to:


HR Administrator


Dunstan Hospital

PO Box 30,

Clyde, Central Otago, 9341

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