Job Description

Job Title: Full Time Unit Clerk - UPMC Lock Haven
Job ID: 86452880
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven
Department: MED SURG
Location: 24 Cree Drive, Lockhaven PA 17745

Description

UPMC Lock Haven is hiring a full-time Unit Clerk for our Med Surg unit. The Unit Clerk is essential to our employees, patients, and visitors and is oftentimes the first point of contact. 

This position will be working 40 hours per week, including two 12-hour shifts and two 8-hour shifts weekly. Employees will be asked to work two 8-hour shifts from 7:00AM-3:30PM, and two 12-hour shifts from 7:00AM-7:30PM. Every other weekend, and every other holiday is also required


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:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: Yes

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