Unit Clerk

2 weeks ago
12 Hour
LPN, Nurse Aides, CNAs, Unit Clerks
Shift Details
7am - 7pm w-variable hours possible as needed
Education: Required Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Education: Preferred Level
Vocational or Technical Training
Education: Preferred Field
One (1) year of clerical work in the medical field. Understanding of medical terminology.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Director/Manager or delegate, assists in planning, organizing, implementing evaluating the activities occurring on the nursing unit by performing clerical and receptionist duties and maintaining the physical environment of the area.  

Core Responsibilities

Performs various clerical duties related to the updating and organizing of information on the nursing units. Establishes & maintains the patient record on the unit.  Answers the telephone in a professional manner and directs calls to appropriate individuals and/or takes messages. Stock units with office supplies; prepares requisitions to maintain established inventories.  Faxes and photocopies information as needed.  Obtains supplies as requested by the nursing staff.


Records information, such as physicians' orders and instructions, dietary requirements, and medication information, on patient charts and medical records, as needed.


Adheres to HIPAA guidelines by accessing PHI in accordance with departmental assignment


Welcomes visitors, answers inquiries, gives directions and refers inquiries to nursing and physician staff as needed.


Provides support and necessary information to nurses, providers, offices, etc.


Arranges discharges/ transfers by notifying patient transport services.


Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations and adhering to Infection Prevention Policies


May transport patients in wheelchair to locations within facility




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