UNIT CLERK
White Plains Hospital - White Plains, NY

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High School/GED/Vocational
Position Summary:

The Unit Clerk acts as a receptionist, communicating using good customer service skills with all persons. The Unit Clerk performs clerical duties and is also responsible for preparation and maintenance of the patient’s chart including order transcription. Maintaining confidentiality and accuracy of patient records is an extremely important aspect of this position.

He/she also:

Utilizes the computer for order entry and for ordering supplies.

Photocopies as needed.

Verifies stock supplies and prepares requisitions to maintain established inventories.

Transports supplies and specimens and performs other errands as requested.

Performs other duties as requested

Job Responsibilities:

See below. Performs other duties as assigned.

1. Maintains medical records of patients on unit.

2. Transcribes physicians orders to the Medication Administration Record and Daily Care Sheet and enters requests into the computer/or manual system in a timely and accurate fashion

3. Answers and places phone calls

4. Answers patient call lights and communicates information to nursing staff.

5. Demonstrates effective time management

6. Maintains established inventories of supplies.

7. Maintains an orderly environment at the nurse’s station

8. Assures smooth clerical operation on the unit.

9. Adheres to WPHC policies and procedures including dress code, code of conduct, customer service, attendance and submission of annual physicals

Education, Training, Licensure and Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent

Previous work experience with some knowledge of clerical and hospital procedure preferred.

Previous experience with computer and/or office machines preferred.

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White Plains Hospital is a voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute...