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Ward Clerk (w/ Transcription) - PART TIME more...
Location:Plainview, NY
Company:Northwell Health
First posted:July 03, 2017

Job Description

The selected team member:

1. Performs diversified receptionist duties including, but not limited to:

* Answering telephone, taking messages, and informing department staff of requests, as required.

* Directing patients, physicians and visitors to appropriate rooms, activities and other hospital areas, as needed.

* Creating and maintaining patient charts during hospital stays. Preparing charts to accompany patients during off-unit activity.

* Processing requests for lab work/diagnostic testing to appropriate department. Notifying charge nurse of any discrepancies or changes in orders.

* Reviewing patient charts upon discharge for completion and submits to Medical Records within twenty-four hours.

* Notifying Admitting Office of changes in census (i.e. transfer, expiration).

2. Performs diversified clerical duties including, but not limited to:

* Checking, reordering and restocking department supplies and patient care items. Maintaining inventory in an orderly fashion.

* Submitting work orders/requests to various hospital departments (i.e. Central Service, Dietary, Environmental Services, etc.), as needed.

* Filing and maintaining various department records.

* Performs transcription duties, as required.

3. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Medical Secretary coursework/ certification, preferred.
  • Prior clerical experience, preferred.
  • Typing 30 wpm and/or data entry skills (80 keystrokes per minute), required.
  • Ability to perform transcription duties, required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

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