Job Description

Job Title: Unit Clerk
Job ID: 170001YG
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven
Department: MED SURG
Location: 24 Cree Drive, Lockhaven PA 17745

Description

The employee in the Unit Clerk position provides clerical support for a patient care unit as directed by the Nurse Clinical Manager, or designee, using specified procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage patients' written medical record/chart as per policy and procedure.
  • Request and log (with verification by RN) patient's appointments, evaluations, consultations and escorts.
  • Answer the telephone, deliver messages, sort unopened mail and place in designated boxes.
  • Maintain unit supplies and equipment.
  • Complete photocopying and faxing as requested.
  • Obtain various patient reports as requested from computer (e.g., dietary list, laboratory orders, etc.)
  • Maintain database for admission and discharge information.
  • Provide clerical coverage to other nursing units as directed by Manager of Clinical Support Services.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. Computer experience preferred. The incumbent must be physically capable of running toward or away from areas where problems are occurring and pushing, pulling, lifting equipment such as wheelchairs, carts, boxes, etc.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:


  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Act 34 Crim Clearnce w Renewal
  • Act 33 Chld Clearnce w Renewal

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $13.07 to $19.61

Union Position: No

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