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Ward Clerk
MOBILE AL 36607
Category: Education
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Job code: lhw-e0-90668645

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University of South Alabama

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Ward Clerk
Ward Clerk





Location




Neonatal Intensive Care-NICU CW, AL








Job Type




Regular Full-time






Department




USA Children's & Women's Hospital








Job Number




H12886












Closing




6/11/2018 4:30 PM Central

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About Us




The University of South Alabama Health System helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA's health network includes USA Medical Center, USA Children's & Women's Hospital, USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA Physicians Group and the USA College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. The USA Health System delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.


In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA's medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. The USA Health System delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.


The USA Health System is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.




Essential Functions



Abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization's values; adheres to hospital policies including confidentiality; participates in the evaluation of environmental and safety issues and intervenes appropriately; assists with orientation of new employees as assigned; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving equipment that is necessary to perform essential functions; maintains clean work area with appropriate forms and supplies; responds to call lights and promptly relays information to the appropriate nursing personnel; acknowledges the presence of staff, physicians and visitors at the nursing station; runs errands to support the needs of the unit; processes requests and orders during computer downtime; checks unit census and updates movement of patients; utilizes a personal computer or terminal to access the Clinical Information System (CIS); enters requests for unit maintenance and repair; schedules and coordinates diagnostic procedures and continued care/follow-up appointments; orders supplies as needed; enters physician orders accurately and in a timely manner; processes patient charges; completes patient transfers and discharges; updates patient diet needs daily on CIS; replenishes chart stationary; serves as receptionist, answers the telephone in a prompt and courteous manner; performs general clerical duties; prepares unit admission packs; monitors patients' charts frequently for signed MD orders; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families and healthcare team in person and via telephone; responds to overhead pages; notifies charge nurse when leaving the unit; maintains accurate and complete records by posting all forms and reports in correct order; updates kardex as needed; completes orders by forwarding forms utilizing the FAX machine; performs chart reduction; maintains a neat and properly ordered chart; prepares chart for Medical Records upon discharge; accepts and completes all duties positively and without conflict; cooperates, helps others and improves the performances of the unit; completes all mandatory unit, educational and hospital requirements; utilizes cost effective practices in performing all aspects of the job; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; keeps unit material/flow sheets stocked; keeps unit desk free of clutter at all times; transcribes delivery information from the medical record into the delivery register; transports lab samples to the lab in a timely manner; enters patient charges on a daily basis; participates on committees as assigned; participates in Performance Improvement activities through quality measurement or participation of PDSA; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; observe behavioral health patients in various departments requiring one on one observation needs, or other levels of observation; appropriate & relevant competency training of this patient population required; regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.



Minimum Requirements




High school diploma or equivalent.




Working Days and Hours



Monday - Friday with Rotating Weekends & Holidays

6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.




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