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Telephonist, Palmerston North Hospital (VID: 5621)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: House Management - Telephonists
Position Type: Administration
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 9/05/2021
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
We are seeking a highly motivated, efficient and enthusiastic person to join the Telephony Office at Palmerston North Hospital. The role requires working rostered shifts as part of the Team.
This is a full time position – 40 hours per week. Usual shifts will be within the hours of 0600 and 2200.
The successful applicant will need to have a strong customer service background with excellent communication skills and a professional and pleasant telephone manner.
Other skills include:
  • Excellent keyboard skills
  • Previous telephony experience
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to self-manage to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Ability to maintain a high standard of accuracy
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Have a customer-focused approach to all aspects of work
If you have the attributes necessary for this role, then we would love to hear from you.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.


For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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