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Unit Clerk - Ortho Inpatient

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Job ID: 137458
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening Job

Job Description

Description

JOB SUMMARY  

The Unit Clerk is a primary customer service role for an acute care unit in a hospital setting. This role organizes and facilitates common administrative and logistic tasks arising from the regular clinical operations of the unit. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE 

  • Coordinates patient movement to and from the unit, whether within the hospital, to other institutions or as part of the discharge process. 

  • Answers patient and family queries by phone or other mediums and escalates to appropriate staff as needed.  

  • Schedules patient discharge and post-discharge consultations.  

  • Acts as primary service representative for unit to staff and visitors. Maintains simple accountability systems for the unit, such as physical environment checklists.  

  • Maintains supply levels for common consumable inventory items. Orders additional supplies as identified or directed.  

  • Monitors patients as warranted and escalates to clinical staff when appropriate. 

  • Organizes patient packets from an electronic medical recordkeeping (EMR) system as needed for discharge or transfer.  

QUALIFICATIONS 

Required 

  • Associate’s Degree or an equivalent combination of experience and education 

  • Experience with common computer applications including Microsoft Office or similar. Experience using simple e-commerce or online ordering tools.  

Preferred 

  • Experience working with an electronic medical recordkeeping (EMR) system such as EPIC 

  • Experience working in a hospital setting. 

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