Clerk - BMH

Job Description

Under direct or indirect supervision of supervisor, contributes to patient care by performing clerical and non-professional tasks directly and indirectly related to patient care and unit functioning. Is responsible and accountable for tasks delegated.

Job Duties:
  • Answers phones) on Unit and manages calls appropriately.
  • Takes phone reports from Lab, Diagnostic Imaging, and other Departments accurately, and delivers to proper nurse.
  • Calls and schedules clinic appointments for patients who need help, when directed by RN/LPN.
  • Refers all calls from physicians to appropriate nursing staff.
  • Uses systems to assist with the processing of orders.
  • Verifies ADT information.
  • Uses manual system when computer is down.
  • Answers PTS and keeps station ready and available.
  • Retrieves meds and supplies and delivers to proper place/person.
  • Reports maintenance problems immediately.
  • Maintains inventory of Unit supplies.
  • Orders non-stock items as directed.
  • Orders stock items to maintain par level.
  • Transport/arranges for transport of supplies and equipment between Units or Departments as needed.
  • Supports unit during computer downtime.
  • Obtains downtime kit as appropriate.
  • Communicates ADT information to Admitting Department and Shift Supervisor/Bed Control.
  • Answers nurse call console and refers patient calls to appropriate person.
  • Completes additional tasks on individual Units per standards/procedures or Supervisor instructions.
  • Functions with awareness of and applies safety principles/standards as defined by Hospital, including, environmental and employee issues.
  • Reports incidents, work related injuries, unsafe equipment or environment to supervisor or other appropriate person.
  • Functions with awareness of and applies infection control principles/standards as defined by Hospital.
  • Keeps work area neat, clean and orderly.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient/hospital information.
  • Follows Nursing Department/Unit specific standards/policies/procedures/protocols/ guidelines.

High school diploma or GED required.

Prior experience highly desired.

  • Telephone etiquette
  • EMR/EHR Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Attention to Detail
  • Professionalism
  • Quality Focus

Type: Full-time

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Taylor Health Care Group

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