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Unit Clerk

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU

At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Director/Manager or delegate, assists in planning, organizing, implementing evaluating the activities occurring on the nursing unit by performing clerical and receptionist duties and maintaining the physical environment of the area.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Canton-Potsdam Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Emergency Department

SCHEDULE: 12hr Variable Shift

ATTRIBUTES

  • Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Preferred: 1 year of clerical work in the medical field

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs various clerical duties related to the updating and organizing of information on the nursing units. Establishes & maintains the patient record on the unit. Answers the telephone in a professional manner and directs calls to appropriate individuals and/or takes messages. Stock units with office supplies; prepares requisitions to maintain established inventories. Faxes and photocopies information as needed. Obtains supplies as requested by the nursing staff.

  • Records information, such as physicians' orders and instructions, dietary requirements, and medication information, on patient charts and medical records, as needed.

  • Adheres to HIPAA guidelines by accessing PHI in accordance with departmental assignment

  • Welcomes visitors, answers inquiries, gives directions and refers inquiries to nursing and physician staff as needed.

  • Provides support and necessary information to nurses, providers, offices, etc.

  • Arranges discharges/ transfers by notifying patient transport services.

  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations and adhering to Infection Prevention Policies

  • May transport patients in wheelchair to locations within facility

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PAY RANGE: $17.22 - $24.99

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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