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Unit Clerk

Company: Wellpath
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

OverviewOur Unit Clerk performs a variety of clerical duties related to the updating and organizing of information on the nursing units. Clerical work is coordinated within the unit as well as with other units and departments. This position is also responsible for maintaining the integrity of the medical record and other information binders used in the delivery of health services. Will also float to other units as needed to cover general clerical duties.QualificationsEducation:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.Experience:
    • Basic knowledge of office organization and management practices and procedures.
    • Medical Terminology, medical records management, information systems or office administration knowledge required.Licenses/Certifications:
      • None required.Responsibilities
      • Plans, organizes and implements clerical procedures, activities, and functions related to office management.
      • Proficient in developing and proof reading professional correspondence.
      • Maintains file management system to ensure availability of forms needed to document in the medical record. Must keep enough forms on record to facilitate efficient documentation
      • Periodically purges unit files and appropriately prepares documents for archiving.
      • Orients unit staff to the formant and organization of the medical record.
      • Maintains charts throughout the day so that new orders are flagged for transcription by the licensed nurses. Reviews charts prior to the end of the shift to ensure that all orders written by physicians have been acknowledged.
      • Review and abstracts pertinent medical information form health records.
      • Maintains and updates Nursing and Hospital Policy and Procedures manuals and resource material.
      • Orders supplies and maintains par levels for supplies on the unit.
      • Ensures availability of admission and discharge packets. Responsible for all admissions and paperwork arriving on assigned unit.
      • Responsible for all copies to be made for discharges on unit. Responsible for breaking down charts for discharged patients after they leave the floor, and make sure all records are sent to medical records department in a timely manner.
      • Maintains log or binder to track medical consultation and laboratory results.
      • Maintains electronic and hard copy documentation for unit sick call process.
      • Notifies all pertinent personnel of pending medical and legal appointments for patients.
      • Receive and distribute appropriately all incoming mail for the unit; screens and forwards all incoming correspondence.
      • Actively participates in facility and unit performance improvement activities.
      • Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
      • Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
      • Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
      • Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
      • Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerNeed help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you!Job 20-76005Location WI, MilwaukeeFacility Milwaukee County JailType PRNShift PRNRecruiter Jasmine RussellEmail JaRussell@Wellpath.us

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