St. John's Riverside Hospital

Unit Clerk

Job ID
2017-2609
Andrus
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Hours Per Week
22.5
Shift
Day
Work Shift
8am-4pm, workdays vary includes weekends and holidays
Posted Salary
$16.778 per hour

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Unit Clerk is responsible for receptionist and clerical tasks on the nursing unit. She/he assists the nurses in maintaining unit communications and the transcription/transmittal of physicians' orders, as appropriate.   Greets and assists patients,  visitors,  physicians,  and  other hospital staff.  Answer telephones within the nurses’ station, responds to general information requests and conveys messages. Participates  in maintaining  complete;  accurate  medical  records  and  a current  patient/unit  data within the information  system.  Performs routine clerical tasks including order entry/data retrieval, as appropriate to the clinical area.  Assists  in  providing  prompt  response  to  patient’s  call  system,  refers  requests  promptly  and appropriately.  Places calls to physicians' offices and to other departments as requested.  Demonstrates awareness of and sensitivity to patient's rights. Maintains confidentiality of the patient.

 

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Medical terminology and computer skills preferred.

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