Per Diem Unit Clerk - Perinatal
****PER DIEM OPENING(S)****
Prepares and compiles records of patients for treatment in a clinic or admission into an in-patient facility, ensuring that all policies and procedures are observed. Maintains and updates patient's medical records and enter patient information into computer.
Equivalent to graduation from high school and two (2) years clerical support experience in a clinical setting.
Some positions may require Notary Public Certification.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
- Recent documented (within past 5 years) Unit Clerk / Unit Secretary experience in a hospital setting.
- Recent documented (within past 5 years) experience supporting a Critical Care Unit
- Recent documented experience with HEMM
- Microsoft Office proficient - Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
- Bi-lingual preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Specialized knowledge of area of assignment; hospital and departmental policies and procedures; laws, rules and regulations governing area of assignment; terminology used in area of assignment; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Filling out claims, forms and applications according to laws and guidelines in area of assignment; preparing technical and statistical reports; performing technical, specialized, complex and difficult office support work; using initiative and judgment within established procedural guidelines; setting priorities and meeting critical deadlines; preparing presentation materials for program or service offered; developing interpersonal relations with a variety of people; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.