The Clerk Specialist working in the ED Chart Processing Unit under general supervision, but according to established policies and procedures, performs specialized and complex clerical functions. Utilizing judgement and a thorough knowledge of Department, Hospital and external agency systems and operations regarding a specialized function, researches and reconciles clerical, procedural and judgement errors. Gathers and interprets information from many sources and prepares, summarizes and expedites the processing of such information. May provide resource assistance to other personnel. Performs any combination of the following duties.
Analytical ability to locate, research and resolve errors and problems.
Organizational skills to gather, assemble and maintain data from a wide variety of sources.
Good math skills in order to perform statistical analysis, calculate and verify report totals.
The ability to operate standard and automated office equipment, including an on-line computer terminal. The level of typing ability required for this position is not that of a correspondence typist.
Six to twelve months of progressively more responsible job-related experience, in order to be familiar with most, if not all, departmental operations, as well as the regulations associated with specialized functions.
Lifespan - 2 years ago