Job Description

Job Title: Casual Unit Clerk - UPMC Williamsport Emergency Department
Job ID: 02066559
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: Emergency Dept
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

UPMC Williamsport is hiring a Casual Unit Clerk for our fast paced Emergency Department. This position requires 4-8 hours per week, and is flexible in terms of scheduling - making this a great opportunity for full time students, or those looking to get started in the hospital setting. 

A Unit Clerk is the first person patients and visitors see on a unit, you'll be responsible for providing clerical and administrative support to the unit, answering phones, assisting anyone with directions, and more. No training is required, but familiarity with computers and Microsoft Software is preferred. 


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

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • 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 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $14.27 to $21.41 / hour

    Union Position: No

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