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Medical Receptionist

Advertiser: Christchurch Surgical AssociatesMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
5 Jul 2019
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Part Time
Healthcare & Medical, Medical Administration

About the business


We are a well-established business providing surgical and medical consultations and some minor surgery on site. Our staff of receptionists and secretaries provide a welcoming, supportive environment and service to patients and consultants. 


About the role


We are looking for someone to join us on a part-time basis to become part of the reception team to support the day to day processes of this business. The successful applicant will:

  • welcome and arrive patients
  • process invoices and payments
  • answer phone calls and redirect to the appropriate secretary
  • support management and secretaries with administration tasks such as typing letters, booking of appointments/medical procedures, making up medical packs
  • possibly have experience of Olympus transcription/dictation  
  • be available to work Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and work to 6:00pm two nights




Our business enjoys a modern work environment. We are open five days a week from 8:00 - 6:00pm with no on call or after-hours work. 


Skills, experience and fit


The successful applicant will ideally have:

  • strong computer skills
  • experience of a patient management system such as SPM 
  • proven customer service in reception/administration in the health sector
  • strong attention to detail and multitasking abilities
  • medical dictation typing or strong typing skills
  • cash handling/balancing experience
  • a calm and collegial manner
  • a willingness and flexibility to help out as needed and be a team player
  • the ability to cover for staff leave/sickness
  • availability between 8:00am and 6:00pm Monday to Friday but work set hours over three or four days doing approximately 28 hours per week
  • a good sense of humour

Please request an application form from

Applications must include the completed application form, your CV and letter of application. They can be emailed to or posted to:

Attn: Practice Manager

Reception Vacancy

PO Box 36403

Christchurch 8146

Applications close at 5:00pm on Wednesday 17 July 2019 but we will review the completed applications as they come in.



The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a medical receptionist?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Are you available to work school holidays?
  • Which of the following days and times are you available to work?

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