Saint Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Unit Clerk is responsible for clerical and receptionist duties, communication, and computer support within the unit/department she/he is assigned.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Facilitates communications between members of the health care team, other departments, patient, family, and visitors.
- Welcomes and/or assists all individuals when they arrive in the unit/department in a professional, friendly and efficient manner.
- Demonstrates ability to support computer technology by acting as an expert resource for physicians and staff.
- Assembles, maintains, and coordinates all activities and processes related to the patient s medical record (chart) according to policy.
- Completes assigned clerical duties related to the admission, transfer and discharge processes.
- Accurately enters orders and charges.
- Schedules, coordinates and ensures patient timeliness for diagnostic testing.
- Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots all office equipment including computer, fax machine, and printers.
- Maintains a current, accurate and cost effective inventory of unit/department of office supplies and forms.
- Maintains unit/department logs and statistics. Performs chart audits or data collection as directed.
- Participates in activities which promote personal/professional development.
- Serves on assigned committees.
- Complies with established chain of command for work related problems.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 8 hours per day; 2 hours at a time. Stand for up to 1 hour per day. Walk 1 hour per day; 10 minutes at a time. Continuously uses fingers and hands to manipulate objects. Continuously twists/turns fingers and hands simultaneously. Continuously lifts, carries, pushes and pulls objects up to 10 lbs. Occasionally lifts, carries and pushes objects up to 25 lbs. Frequently pulls objects up to 25 lbs. Occasionally lifts, carries, pushes and pulls objects up to 50 lbs. Occasionally squats, crouches, kneels and climbs. Must have the ability for touching as it relates to perceiving attributes of an object. Must have the ability for hearing as it relates to normal conversation, high and low frequencies. Must have the ability to see as it relates to general, near, far, color, and peripheral vision. Continuously stoop, bend and reach above shoulder level. Must have hand/eye coordination for computer operation.
High School Graduate/GED required.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous unit clerk or applicable hospital experience preferred. Basic computer skills required. Attend St. Luke s University Health Network Unit Clerk and MT courses or evidence of previous training determined through competency testing.
Attendance at additional classes to support other functions of the role may be required.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.