The ward clerk performs clerical duties for the Med-Surg Unit. He/she answers the phones and relays messages. He/she assembles new records and disassembles discharged patient records and checks records for completeness. He/she transcribes physician orders. He/she acts as a receptionist and directs visitors, physicians and other hospital staff. Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Hospital regulations, laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified. Understands and adheres to Loretto Hospital’s compliance standards as they appear in the Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
- HighSchoo Diploma or Equivalent (GED) Required
- Ability to read and transcribe medical/technical language.
- Previous experience in EKG Monitoring strongly preferred
- BLS and CPR Required
- If EKG monitoring is applicable, must have certificate from EKG Monitor class.