Clinical Typist/Team Support (Kaipato Taurima Tūroro)

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  • Location: Wellington Regional Hospital 
  • Contract: Fixed term, full time
  • Salary: $51,586 to $60,868, based on experience

The clinical typing pool is seeking an additional member to fill a vacancy which has arisen. If you have an editorial eye, an unwavering focus along with a flexible and positive approach to your work – we would love to hear from you!

The clinical typists provide a vital service to patients, families/whanau and health professionals. Your high level of attention to detail will ensure the accurate and timely transformation of incoming dictation from the clinical areas into formal letters, so that information is available to others involved in a patient’s care, when it is needed. 

As a clinical typist, you will navigate relationships within the administration service, as well as with clinicians serving various departments throughout the hospital.


  • Transcribe dictation from clinicians
  • Manage the processing of clinical documents
  • Communicate with staff both clinical and non-clinical
  • Other general administration duties


  • A high standard of written English (comprehension, punctuation, spelling and grammar).
  • A high level of attention to detail at all times
  • Previous typing/transcription experience
  • A positive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Knowledge of medical terminology 


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. 

Applications close on Wednesday 18 December 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SS275-19) and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Fixed Term/Full Time

Job no: SS275-19

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 December, 2019