RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATOR JOB DESCRIPTION
When applying, please state days and times you are available to work.
Please apply via email with CV and covering letter, including 2 referees, stating available days/hours, to: Catherine Daly-Reeve, Practice Manager, at Manager@amityhc.co.nz.
Location: Amity Health Centre, 343 Highgate, Roslyn, Dunedin
Total hours: Approx 22 hours per week
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Hours: A mixture of mornings and afternoons (8am starts, 5.30pm finishes), with one full day.
Additional: Third Wednesday of the month, 12.30pm-1.30pm team meeting
Amity Health Centre provides high quality health care in an environment where patients feel comfortable and respected regardless of age, gender, ethnic, or cultural background. We are a team of 5 Doctors, 4 Nurses, 4 Receptionists, and a Practice Manager, who work together as a team to support each other to provide health care to our patients. We are looking for a Receptionist/Administrator to join our team and to provide an excellent level of customer service to our patients and staff.
Necessary experience and attributes:
Accountability: to the Practice Manager. It is not expected that our Receptionists will take any responsibility beyond their training or ability but instead will confer with the Practice Manager and other staff when appropriate. In particular any matters of clinical care are to be passed onto the nurses or doctors.
General: the successful applicant will be expected to undertake the duties and responsibilities of a Health Centre reception as part of our team. We expect the receptionists to work in cooperation and to be flexible in increasing hours when appropriate to cover for each other’s annual leave. These duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Filing and Paperwork:
The successful applicant will be offered learning opportunities including:
Part of the team:
Practice Nurse Position Description
Post: Practice Nurse (part-time)
Hours: Up to 25 hours per week, days to be agreed
Meetings: Team meetings most Wednesdays (clinical team, nursing team, full team)
Nursing Council of NZ Registered Nurse
Current Annual Practising Certificate
Authorised Vaccinator (or ability to enrol on course soon)
Accountability: to the GP Principals and Practice Manager.
General: undertake duties and responsibilities of a Practice Nurse as part of our dedicated team that provides high quality modern health care in an environment where patients feel comfortable and respected regardless of age, gender, ethnic or cultural background. This will involve working closely with the GPs and collaborating with the other nurses. We expect the nurses to work in cooperation with the team, and to be flexible in increasing their hours when appropriate to cover for each other’s leave (we also have two casual nurses available to provide cover). These duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
The assessment and management of patients as they present either with acute problems or as booked patients and providing services such as:
Receive referrals from the GPs to provide appropriate nursing services, including those outlined in 2) above and administration of bronchodilator therapy and immunisations.
Acting under standing orders and practice procedure for tasks such as immunisations, warfarin monitoring, Adrenaline administration and Depo-provera and Myocrisin administration.
Coordinating and administering emergency treatment as needed including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation including Automatic External Defibrillation operation, Oxygen therapy and Adrenaline for anaphylaxis either in conjunction with the GPs or independently if no GP is on the premises.
Cold Chain Responsibility
The nurse that is responsible for the oversight of the Amity Cold Chain process as it sits inside the national Cold Chain process. This covers the maintenance of temperatures between +2oC to +8oC from the place of manufacture to the point of safe vaccine administration. This includes:
Using Medtech Evolution system to make records of all patient consultations, immunisations etc; administering recall programme for screening and vaccinations; putting charges through for patients; communication with Drs and patients.
Along with the other members of the Amity team, seeking opportunities for improving quality of care and systems especially but not exclusively those required for Cornerstone Reaccreditation.
Part of the team
Infection Control Responsibility
The nurse nominated as Infection Control Officer takes responsibility for maintaining standards according to the practice Infection Control Policy and updating this as necessary in line with National Standards as they change. This includes:
Stores Ordering/Stocktaking Responsibility
The nurse responsible for maintaining appropriate stock levels of clinical supplies has duties that include the following
Significant Event Meeting Nurse Representative
The duties of this role include: