• Caitlin H
  • Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Front of House and Guest Service Agent, ... more
  • Last/current workplace: Cairns Central Medical Centre
  • 26 years old from Cairns, QLD

Introduction

You need a reliable employee with great attention to detail and a passion for hard work. My education and training as well as personal beliefs make me an ideal candidate for this position. I believe that I have the characteristics that you need and deserve along with a keen interest to pursue a long and rewarding career in administration. I've trained and studied, working in both hotel reception and medical administration. I believe I have so much to offer. Beyond my enthusiasm and dedication, I also have an efficient work ethic that drives me to complete all set tasks to the highest quality. I am currently employed at Cairns Harbour Lights as an all-rounder in the front office. This job opportunity has allowed me to realize my passion for administration in the hospitality industry. As a medical receptionist for my previous employer, Cairns Central Medical Centre, I learned to build an important personalized relationship with patients while maintaining an organized and professional work environment, this skill has carried on with me to hotel guests by building a relationship through one or many stays that helps make their experience special. I have just recently completed my first year in a Bachelor of Arts at Macquarie University. I am now looking to take a break and build up more experience in the work force. I am more than happy to undertake any additional studies to increase knowledge within your industry. Although I am currently working part time at Cairns Harbour Lights am looking for something that can offer more hours., preferably 20+ hours per week. I am available all days and am flexible with my hours. I am certain that my resume will give you a greater understanding of my qualifications for this exciting opportunity. I’d be happy to provide greater detail about my skills during an interview. Please feel free to call me at your earliest convenience, I would be happy to volunteer my own time so that we can explore how I can make a positive contribution to your business.

Employment History

  • Cairns Central Medical Centre

    • Feb 2013 - Jan 2014
    Medical Receptionist Cairns Central Medical Centre, Cairns (Australia) | Part-time | February 2013 - January 2014 > Answering telephone calls and dealing with face to face enquiries. > Politely greeting patients and visitors to the centre. > Explaining the practice procedures to new patients. > Dealing with all requests in an efficient and courteous manner. > Opening post and forwarding it onto the relevant parties. > Writing letters and correspondence on behalf of the surgery and medical staff. > Updating the surgeries computer system with appointments and personal details. > Maintaining a clean reception area to show a professional image. > Arranging for clinical nurses to check a patient's blood pressure, height and weight. > Receiving urine and blood samples and sending them off to hospital laboratories. > Screening enquiries for the doctors and medical staff. > Registering new patients at the surgery. > Checking patients in and out. > Arranging any necessary follow up appointments for patients with hospitals or with other healthcare professionals. > Making sure that the medical consulting rooms and surgery is fully stocked with essential supplies.
  • Cairns Reef Hotel Casino

    • Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
    F&B Team Leader Cairns Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns (Australia) | Part-time | September 2012 - September 2013 > Maintained updated knowledge of all menu items, specials, liquor brands, beers and non-alcoholic selections. > Routinely checked identification of patrons purchasing alcoholic beverages. > Continually provided exceptional service to customers by being friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. > Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages using correct techniques, liquid measurements and garnishes. > Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked the service bar. > Set up storeroom and work areas to allow easy access to stock items. > Accurately recorded sales, made correct change and prepared charge slips for guests. > Effectively and calmly resolved situations with intoxicated guests. > Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets as requested. > Set up Events > Lead a team in providing exceptional service for events
  • Cairns Harbour Lights, Marline Pde

    Front Office/All Rounder (Current Employer) Cairns Harbour Lights, Marline Pde (Cairns) | Part Time October 2014-Present > Welcoming guests personally and warmly, handling all operations involved with the customer's arrival and departure > Responding to the various guest requests > Coordinating work with the housekeeping department for rooms > Ability to process alternative solutions if the hotel is full or overbooked > Handling invoicing and payment for all guest charges (mini bar, car parking, room service etc.) > Confirming all bookings are made correctly through third party agents and all bedding configurations are set > Handling mail for both residents and guests > Creating tour bookings directly and through DCM Reservations program > Suggesting activities for guests through local and personal knowledge of FNQ > Light maintenance such as TV and router resets, Battery changing on door key readers etc. > Helping guests with bag storage and transport > Organising shuttles and taxi's for guests > Setting up and packing down function rooms > Experience using Opera PMS, Le Club Accor, and VING card > Emailing invoices and folios to guests who require a stay history > Distributing points to Le Club members > Signing up guests to Le Club and other hotel offers > Mini bar service and inventory > Co-ordinating key sign in/out with tradesman/visitors needing building keys > Training in Accor's own "Peoplology"

Skills

  • Phone System
  • Sales
  • General Office Duties
  • Guest Relations
  • Microsoft Office
  • Check In and Check Out
  • Data Entry
  • Insurance
  • Reservations
  • Receptionist
  • Fundraising
  • Administrative Assistant

Certificates

  • White Card / OHS
  • First Aid Certificate