• Unit Clerk

    Posted Date 5 days ago(6/14/2018 12:37 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4081
    # of Openings
    1
    Area of Interest
    Administration
    Company
    Elderwood
    Location
    Elderwood at Waverly
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Full time Days

     

    Our campus serves the twin tiers region offering a continuum of care focused on senior health and wellness.  Our beautifully updated 202 bed skilled nursing facility (SNF) serves seniors in need of subacute rehabilitation, long term care (LTC), secure memory care, and respite care.  Our campus also offers Assisted and Enriched living apartments, an Adult Medical Day Services program, and an Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic.

     

    Demonstrating our commitment to continuous quality improvement, Elderwood at Waverly was awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a 5-Star rating in quality and honored as a 2017 national recipient of the coveted American Health Care Association’s (AHCA) Silver Quality Award

     

    Our focus on delivering innovative resident care through “right touch”, “right skill”, and “right technology” provides a great atmosphere to support new employees who are excited to make a meaningful difference in senior care.  At Elderwood, we value investing in our employees through clinical education opportunities and mentorship to achieve excellence.

     

    If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference in senior care, apply today!

     

    “Delivering best outcomes through right touch, right skill, right service, right technology, right care; re-engineering the way health care is delivered”  --Elderwood

    Responsibilities

    • Unit Clerk team members 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.

     

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 16 years of age required; HS diploma or equivalent preferred

    • Employment Certificate/Permit required for applicable individuals

    • 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.

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