Unit Clerk - Medical/Oncology Unit (Days) - Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital - San Antonio, TX

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General Statement of Duties

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Assumes primary responsibility of secretarial, receptionist and clerical support in a professional manner. Is expected to perform various tasks that require critical thinking, good judgment, mental organization, and knowledge of office equipment operation, interdepartmental function, and policy.

Essential Job Functions

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1. Will be clinically knowledgeable in all aspects of medical terminology, and will accurately transcribe physician’s orders.

2. Must be able to complete assignments independently and to work as part of a team; to take instruction from supervisors; to exercise problem-solving skills; and to interact with coworkers, supervisors, physicians, and the public in a professional and pleasant manner.

3. Responsible for scheduling therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

4. Responsible for reviewing patient charges and order entry for accuracy and communicating to the appropriate supervisor when action is needed.

5. Responsible for maintaining education in Meditech and Microsoft applications.

6. Works as part of a team of physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to enforce safety rules and the accurate transcription of physician’s orders.

( X ) INSIDE: Spends approximately _40_ hours or more per week inside.

( ) OUTSIDE: Spend approximately __ hours per week outside (driving/running work related errands).

( ) BOTH: The activities occur inside and outside in approximately equal amounts.

WORK POSITIONS: (defined in 5% increments of work time):
Sitting

10 %

+ Standing

60 %

+ Walking

30 %

= 100%

LIFTING/CARRYING DEMANDS:
Ability to lift, push and pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker) the weight of an average patient/heaviest object specific to the department.

( X ) SEDENTARY WORK: Lifting 10 lbs. maximum and occasional lifting and/or carrying articles.

( ) LIGHT WORK: Lifting 20 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying articles weighing up

to 10 lbs.

( ) MEDIUM WORK: Lifting 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects

Weighing up to 25 lbs.

( ) HEAVY WORK: Lifting 100 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects

weighing up to 50 lbs.

( ) VERY HEAVY WORK: Lifting objects in excess of 100 lbs. with frequent lifting and/or carrying of

objects weighing more than 50 lbs.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Some Freq None Some Freq None

X

Lifting/carrying

X

Repetitive arm/

Hand movements.

X

Pushing/pulling

X

Eye-hand-foot coordination

X

Stooping/kneeling/

Bending

X

Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

X

Crawling

X

Finger dexterity

X

Climbing

X

Color vision

X

Balance

X

Vision acuity – far

X

Depth Perception

X

Vision acuity – near

X

Hearing Acuity

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

X

Manage stress appropriately

Make decisions under

Pressure

X

Manage anger/ fear/ hostility/violence of others

X

Handle multiple priorities

Work alone

Work in confined or crowded areas

HAZARDS

Some Freq None Some Freq None

X

Blood-borne pathogen exposure

X

Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy

X

Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

X

Exposure to high-pitched noises

X

Exposure to dust/fumes/helicopter

X

Exposure to communicable diseases

X

Exposure to moving mechanical parts

X

Exposure to extreme conditions, hot/cold

X

Exposure to potential electric shock

X

Gaseous risk exposure

X

Adverse weather conditions

X

Dangerous driving conditions.

X

Exposure to laser beams

Qualifications

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics

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1.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent

2.

Experience:
None

3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service

line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population

served (if applicable).

4.

Preferred:
1 year secretarial experience in a healthcare setting

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required

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Required:
None

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