Job Title: MEDICAL UNIT CLERK
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $10.97 Hourly
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Moreno Valley, California
Department: RCRMC-Medical Center
Under supervision, to perform a variety of clerical duties in a medical treatment area in support of professional and other staff; and to do other work as required.
Incumbents in this class perform a variety of standardized clerical functions in support of doctors, nurses, and other staff in an assigned medical treatment area.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Transcribes physicians orders from patient chart to the proper forms in preparation for verification by professional staff; answers telephone; takes and delivers telephone messages.
Provides routine information as requested to staff, patients, visitors, and the public; greets patients and visitors; places calls to doctors, other medical units, and support units as directed.
Tracks admissions, discharges, transfer, and room changes for census purposes; completes proper forms and records for patient admissions, transfers, discharges, examinations, and testing; may assemble, disassemble, update, and thin patient charts.
Maintains unit files; runs errands and transports supplies, specimens, and other materials as needed; contacts or receives calls from hospital departments, hospitals, doctors offices, or medical agencies to coordinate or schedule services for patients.
Responds to established emergency procedures; assists in ordering stock supplies; may distribute mail, packages, and flowers to patients as necessary.
May make clinic appointments for patients; may prepare birth certificates and identification bands as necessary; may perform incidental typing duties.
Experience: One year of experience in clerical work preferably in a health care agency. Either or the following may be substituted for the required experience:
Completion of 18 semester or 24 quarter units from a recognized college in secretarial sciences, office practice, business educations, medical assisting, or a closely related field;
Completions of 360 hours of training from a recognized occupational training program in secretarial sciences, business education, medical assisting, or a closely related field.
Knowledge of: Modern office practices and procedures including filing and operating standard office equipment.
Ability to: Understand and follow oral and written directions; perform general clerical work and learn quickly the specific operations of a medical treatment unit; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and fellow employees; work effectively under stress and in emergency situations.
To apply: Please submit a detailed resume on a MS WORD attachment that clearly describes all experience, licensure, level of education, and qualifications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam, including a drug/alcohol test, and a criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting. (A felony or misdemeanor conviction may disqualify the applicant from County employment).
Required Probationary Period - As an Approved Local Merit System, the County of Riverside requires all new regular or seasonal employees to serve an initial probationary period, the duration of which is indicated in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, County Resolution, or Salary Ordinance. Temporary and Per Diem employees serve at the pleasure of the agency/department head.
The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.
Women, ethnic and racial minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other non-job-related factor.
DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS - Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act, and the Fair Employment & Housing Act, persons with disabilities who believe they need reasonable accommodation, or help in order to apply for a position, may contact the Disability Access Office at (951) 955-5663.
Hearing impaired applicants with telephone teletype equipment may leave messages by calling (951) 955-8688. The County will attempt to meet reasonable accommodation requests whenever possible.
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