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Unit Clerk

Description

Purpose:
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:

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

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:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) OR Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct