QNS Recruiting

Unit Clerk

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/27/2021 12:36 PM)
Job ID
2021-7623
Location
US-PA-Altoona
Category
Nursing
Type
Regular Part-Time
Education Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
Experience Needed
1-3 years
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

UNIT CLERK

Part-Time – Altoona, PA

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Altoona Center for Nursing Care is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive on-site services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Altoona has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years. This fast-growing center seeks a part-time Unit Clerk to join its outstanding team of diverse professionals. The Unit Clerk provides clerical/administrative support related for nursing teams, plus central supply and medical records.

Responsibilities

The Unit Clerk will report to the Director of Nursing or Nursing Supervisor, carrying out a number of important tasks including:

  • Verifying daily census reports
  • Maintaining/Updating unit lists and organizational tools, as needed
  • Maintaining all resident charts, including filing reports and preparing monthly recaps
  • Retrieving medical records for staff, as requested
  • Ensuring medical records are safe and protected, and that confidentiality it maintained at all times
  • Making lab, x-ray and testing appointments, as needed
  • Transcribing physicians’ orders accurately prior to RN review/signature
  • Reviewing transfer and discharge information to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Tracking records of staff physicals, and ensuring all documentations/visitations are completed in a timely manner
  • Notifying housekeeping of new admissions, and ensuring repairs are carried out ahead of arrival
  • Assisting members of the staff including the Medical Records Coordinator, nurses and administrative teams, as needed
  • Additional tasks, as assigned by the DON/Supervisor

Qualifications

All applicants should be organized, team-oriented and have a strong work ethic with excellent communication skills. Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, with at least one year of experience in a health care environment. EOE.

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