Unit Clerk Job Opening

Unit Clerk

Wickenburg Community Hospital

Wickenburg, Arizona
— Part-time
Category: Unit Clerk

The Unit Clerk is responsible for providing administrative, clerical and receptionist support to the department.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Maintains communication, organization and management of assigned work
  • Answers telephones, takes accurate messages and communicates messages to the appropriate person in a timely manner
  • Receives, greets and directs patients, visitors, and hospital personnel providing accurate responses in a friendly, courteous manner
  • Acts as a nursing station host, extending courtesies to the patients, visitors, families and staff
  • Demonstrates clerical receptionist and secretarial tasks, including accurate and timely chart management
  • When appropriate, verifies physician orders and/or alerts nursing staff to new orders
  • Schedules follow-up appointments for patients who are being discharged
  • In collaboration with the nurse, prints pertinent patient educational documents
  • Assists in the admission and discharge procedures, including changes in stay type and updates the EHR as appropriate
  • Completes the EMResource Daily Bed Poll
  • Enters daily patient charges

Other Duties:

  • Ensures all office equipment is in proper working order and if not, notifies the IS Help Desk
  • Ensures adequate supplies are available and equipment is stocked
  • Responds to patient call system as indicated
  • Attends 75% of scheduled staff meetings and attends ALL mandatory trainings and/or meetings
  • Attends in-service training and education sessions, as assigned
  • Performs specific work duties and responsibilities assigned by supervisor
  • Assists in orientation of new staff to clerical duties of the nursing unit
  • Assists patients as needed within scope of job responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned based on WCH needs or requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Administrative and or Clerical experience required
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required
  • One year current experience highly desired
  • Basic computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook e-mail

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift and carry up to 10 lbs. frequently. Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with frequent interruptions.