Unit Clerk- PRN- Nights
Who We Are
Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone operates long-term acute care hospitals under the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.
Why Work for Us?
Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.
Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.
The responsibilities of the Unit Clerk are to provides assistance to the nursing staff by performing clerical and record keeping functions in a hospital with patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical-surgical conditions, with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.
The Unit Clerk duties include:
Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by the Unit Clerk competency checklist.
Prioritizes and works independently in organizing the nursing unit station, keeping station clean and presentable.
Ensures call lights and telephone are answered in a timely manner and ensures messages are recorded and delivered in a timely manner.
Serves as liaison between physicians, staff members and other departments.
Answers telephone in a courteous manner exchanging information in an appropriate manner which requires good oral and written communication skills.
Properly plans/organizes work for assigned shift to properly utilize time, resources, manpower and supplies to ensure patient receives appropriate quality care.
Maintains confidentiality of privileged information.
Adheres to CHG policies, procedures, all safety plans, and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations.
This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to project a professional image.
Displays positive customer service and telephone skills.
Knowledge of regulatory standards, compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures.
Strong organizational skills.
Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions (Order
entry, data entry)
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Previous experience desirable but not required. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must maintain current CPR certification throughout employment.