Unit Clerk- FT, Day Shift

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/7/2021 1:58 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-16273
# of Openings
2
Area of Interest
Administration
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood at Liverpool
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Day Shift

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Overview

Elderwood at Liverpool is seeking responsible and compassionate full time Clinical Unit Clerk to help advance our our very busy 160 bed Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, NY. We are undergoing current construction to update our facility including investing in new state of the art tools and equipment for our clerical staff!

 

 

 

Perks of the Job:

  • Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility
  • Large Shift differentials for evening shifts
  • Top Notch Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Generous PTO & holiday package
  • New WEEKLY pay schedule
  • 401K Retirement plan with company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Consistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance
  • Comprehensive nurses training locally as well at our beautiful Training Center in Buffalo, NY.
  • Substantial Employee Referral program
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Friendly, Supportive Staff
  • Quiet Suburban Neighborhood
  • Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment
  • Relaxing employee lounge with free iced/hot coffee
  • Monthly employee appreciation events
  • Employee of the month recognition
  • Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse nursing team
  • Truly make a difference in our resident’s lives while providing top notch care
  • Just 10 minutes from Syracuse

 

 

The Company:

Elderwood is a strong and growing company that is truly invested in its employees. We just recently increased our wages and offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays, an Education and Tuition Assistance Program and much more. Elderwood has a large continuum of care and is proud to say Elderwood at Liverpool has been providing top notch care at their location for 34 years!

 

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Responsibilities

What it takes to be a Unit Clerk:

 

The Unit Clerk team member will assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing administrative support. This position is responsible for coordinating proper placement of documents in Medical Record; performing secretarial duties for assigned unit; assist with inventory and requisitioning of nursing supplies, forms and stock medications; schedule various appointments, laboratory or other diagnostic needs.

  • Audit Medical Records of residents on assigned unit for proper order, completeness and “thinning” of charts.
  • Close Medical Record following the hospitalization or permanent discharge of the resident.
  • Perform other medical record procedures under the direction of the Unit Manager.
  • Uphold all rules pertaining to protection, safekeeping and confidentiality of information regarding residents.
  • Assist Medical Records Coordinator with preparation of Admission/Discharge Summary form.
  • Type organizational lists and perform other secretarial functions for the unit, such as answering phones.
  • Distribute mail to residents and staff of unit.
  • Answer call light signals, direct or assist as appropriate.
  • Coordinate the preparation of forms and documents needed periodically for Medical Records and Treatment Books, Resident Care Planning meetings, and MDS assessments. This includes aide assignment sheets, ROM/Ambulation Records, skin and behavior records.
  • Coordinate obtaining of information from all disciplines for Inter-disciplinary Discharge Summary, and sending information to appropriate destination in a timely manner.
  • Inventory and requisition supplies needed on the nursing unit, including nursing treatment supplies and printing of forms, as assigned.
  • Schedule Podiatry and Dental Consultant appointments for residents; assist with scheduling of the influenza vaccinations, if applicable.
  • Maintain lab report schedule for admission, routine and annual requirements or special needs of residents. Complete appropriate forms and schedule appointments for lab draws.
  • Assist with obtaining statistics for nursing monthly report and for annual survey by New York State Health Department.
  • Maintain an up-to-date listing of physician visits and notify Attending Physicians of due date for visits, as required.
  • Photograph residents upon admission and places picture in Medication Book.
  • Assist with obtaining of room labels for resident rooms.
  • Assists with transporting residents and passing meals as necessary and directed.

Qualifications

What it takes to be a Unit Clerk:

  • Minimum of 16 years of age preferred
  • HS diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Office practice skills necessary.
  • Knowledge of medical records processing preferred but not required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work required.
  • Personal qualities of tact and dependability, caring and compassionate attitude toward residents.
  • An understanding of need for confidentiality and discretion in processing of information about residents required.
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology and accepted abbreviations.
  • Ability to verbally communicate well with residents, families, and staff members.
  • Ability to read and understand task assignments, ability to report verbally and provide written documentation as required.
  • Display of genuine concern for the elderly; a dependable, patient and compassionate attitude toward residents. Display a demeanor which is always respectful of residents' rights and wishes.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain respectful treatment of others. Display a sense of responsibility, maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with residents, families, and other staff members.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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