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Unit Clerk PRN Evening Shift in Sebring, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description

Unit Clerk AdventHealth Sebring Lake Placid Wauchula
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring
  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
  • Largest Employer in the County
  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
  • Close knit community with a home town family feel
  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
Work Hours/Shift:
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Prepares and maintains patients medical records from admission through discharge to organization, completeness and accuracy of the records system for the unit
  • Assembles, accurately labels and maintains the physical patient chart.
  • Serves as a liaison between patients/families, staff and the medical staff.
  • Demonstrates techniques of receiving and directing patients and visitors, answering routine inquiries and processing referrals/consults.
  • Maintains the unit census record up-to-date including admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Informs bed manager of bed availability and facilitates patient flow. 
  • Accurately reconciles the unit midnight census including verification of bed accommodation codes.
  • Maintains downtime forms and downtime chart packets. Efficiently performs tasks required in preparation for scheduled downtime. Supports staff activities during downtime to assure accurate and timely documentation. Prepares downtime forms for scanning after each downtime.
  • Monitors physician orders to assist medical/nursing staff to assure prompt, efficient timely care of all patients.
  • Consistently uses the Patient Access List (PAL) or the Tracking Shell to monitor, and when appropriate, process physician orders. Informs the responsible nurse of new and / or STAT orders.
  • Accurately processes physician consult requests, schedules requested procedures and secures needed equipment.
  • Demonstrate phone etiquette at all times.
  • Manages unit supplies, activities, time and other resources in cost effective manner to reduce waste.
  • Maintains all unit supplies in an organized manner. Performs inventories and requisitions necessary supplies for nursing unit including office supplies, forms and non-stock patient care supplies within established par levels.  Keeps the department manager informed of back orders.
What You Will Need:
  • Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Medical terminology
  • One (1) year medical office experience (preferred)
Job Summary:
The Unit Clerk is responsible for the secretarial duties in the patient care area in accordance with the Hospitals' mission, physicians and patient expectations.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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