Medical Transcriptionist - ENT Outpatients


Job Title : Medical Transcriptionist - ENT Outpatients
Location : Otago
Company : Southern District Health Board
Salary :
Open Date : 2021-04-08
Close Date : 2021-06-08

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity
  • 0.9 – 1.0 FTE FTE (36 – 40 hours per week)
  • Join our friendly team!

If you’re looking for a role that’s stimulating, busy and enables you to work alongside a multidisciplinary team utilising your exceptional typing skills, then look no further!

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced typist to support the Ear, Nose & Throat service based at Dunedin Hospital as a Medical Typist. This is a role that will provide an opportunity to demonstrate outstanding coordination skills, your ability to work autonomously and also use your initiative. This is a demanding role working with a high level of administration tasks and interfacing with a large multidisciplinary team, so if you are looking for your next career challenge, look no further

The salary range for this position is $46,894 to $48,740 (pro rata for part time) and the commencement step will be based on experience, skills and qualifications if applicable.

About You

The ENT Department at Dunedin Hospital is a busy, challenging and rewarding place to work. As a typist you will have strong attention to detail with a typing speed of at least 70wpm. Ideally you’ll already have medical typing experience, but if not - we’d like to hear from those excellent typists out there who are interested in working in health. (Please note that our preferred candidate may be required to undertake a typing proficiency test to be measured for speed and accuracy).

The work required to be undertaken is fast paced and you will be working to strict deadlines. It relies heavily on technology, therefore you must be confident around computer systems and Dictaphones; with the ability to type accurately with high attention to detail. You must also be conscious of working with the utmost discretion as you’ll be privy to patient information. You may be required to assist other departments for staff leave or if another department is struggling to meet their typing deadlines.

Why Dunedin?

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

For a copy of the position description, please email the recruitment advisor using the contact details below.

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 April 2021

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

For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email: [email protected]

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)

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