Ward Clerk
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System - Plainview, NY

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North Shore-LIJ prides itself in hiring team members who are caring, compassionate and respectful. In keeping with this, the Ward Clerk is responsible for placing and receiving phone calls with a positive attitude and in a courteous manner. In addition, the Ward Clerk performs general non-nursing duties that aide in the operating performance of a patient care unit.

Responsibilities include:
  • Placing and receiving phone calls, and effectively relaying messages when necessary
  • Answering patient call bells
  • Keeping supervisors informed of any problems
  • Responding appropriately to emergencies
  • Maintaining unit areas in a clean, neat manner and restocking supplies as needed
  • Collecting, organizing, reviewing and maintaining patient charts and data
  • Returning soiled equipment to Central Supply, and returning patient charts to Medical Records
  • Transcribing physician orders
  • Monitoring patient ID (i.e. wrist bands, bed utensils)
  • Maintaining accurate census sheet and/or diet roster
  • Performing related duties as required

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Computer skills, preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalency required

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals

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One of the nation's largest health systems, North Shore-LIJ delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area,...