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Unit Clerk

Company: WMCHealth
Location: Warwick
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Unit Clerk
Company: St Anthony Community Hospital
City/State: Warwick, NY
Category: Clerical/Administrative Support
Department: Emergency Room
Position: Per Diem
Hours: 3p -11p
Shift: Per Diem
Req #: 6226
Posted Date: Apr 27, 2023
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Job Details:
The Unit Clerk is responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties relating to the updating and organizing of information on the nursing unit and interacting with patients, families, outside entities and staff to ensure smooth and efficient departmental operations.

  • Adheres to Department specific state regulations, e.g., security of medication/ PHI.

  • Maintains supply of materials necessary for patient care and for work related duties on the nursing unit.

  • Initiates requisitions for supplies, equipment, maintenance and repair services.

  • Ensures patients, patient's families, and visitors are oriented to hospital.

  • Responds to inquiries and handles phone calls appropriately, including responding to calls from physicians.

  • Reports pertinent information or unusual circumstances to the Nurse Manager/ Nurse Supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Coordinates work within the unit and effectively interacts with co-workers and other staff members to ensure quality patient care.

  • Coordinates with and effectively interacts with outside agencies.

  • Ensures patient's charts are in proper order, and enters and completes orders into systems if required.

  • Maintains confidentiality with all PHI and HIPAA related information.

  • Contacts physicians, labs, x-rays, and other departments as necessary.

  • Transports specimens to laboratory.

  • Effectively uses automated systems to perform work assignments.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Experience: Previous clerical experience in a healthcare setting preferred; knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
    Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
    Other: Ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software; ability to communicate in a professional, sensitive and courteous manner with patients, families, and all levels of hospital personnel; ability to organize own workload. Ability to navigate electronic medical record.
    Licenses / Certifications: BLS preferred
    About Us:
    St Anthony Community Hospital
    For over 75 years, St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY, has been serving the residents of Orange County, NY, and New Jersey's Sussex and Passaic counties with outstanding and compassionate care. The 60-bed hospital has been a primary resource for emergency, medical, surgical, obstetrical/gynecological and acute-care services. Also on campus is the Mount Alverno Center, a state-approved adult home with an assisted-living program serving 85 residents, and Schervier Pavilion, a 120-bed skilled-nursing facility dedicated to the highest standard of healthcare excellence.
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