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Ward Clerk (Nursing)

Job Description

Job Description

Uses time-management-skills in accomplishing general duties and assisting in non-nursing functions, as directed.

Job Responsibility

  • * Performs general, non-nursing duties supporting operational performance of ward including, but not limited to:

    • Placing and receiving phone calls.

    • Answering patient call bells and relaying messages.

    • Reviewing and maintaining patient charts.

    • Collecting and organizing all patient data.

    • Transcribing physician orders.

    • Maintaining unit areas in clean, neat manner and restocking supplies, as needed.

    • Returning soiled equipment to Central Supply.

    • Returning patient charts to Medical Records.

    • Monitoring patient ID - wrist bands, bed utensils

    • Maintaining accurate census sheet and/or diet roster.

    • Responding appropriately to changes and/or emergencies.

    • Anticipating work-flow and completing assigned/necessary tasks in allotted time.

    • Using equipment/machines related to assigned duties.

    • Wearing appropriate uniform.

    • Keeping supervisor informed of any problems.

  • Performs related duties, as required

*ADA Essentials Functions

Job Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior clerical experience, preferred.

  • Typing 30 wpm and/or data entry skills (80 keystrokes per minute), required.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, required

Salary Range
$35,000.00 - $58,000.00
per Year
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Bay Shore, NY, 11706, US