UNIT CLERK in Athens, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center


Core Competenices / Validations for the position:

  1. Provides for the individual rights of patients receiving services of the medical center.
  2. Assists clinical personnel to provide for the appropriate assessment and re-assessment and re-assessment of patients as they relate to integrity of the record, and to the patient's age.
  3. Assists the RN to plan and provide appropriate nursing care based on the individual patient's assessed needs.
  4. Assits nursing personnel to provide healthcare education to patients and / or families pertinent to assessed educational needs.
  5. Provides continuity of care by enlisting the services of other healthcare team members to plan a timely and trouble-free discharge to the level of care appropriate to the patient's condition.
  6. Manages the monitoring and clerical duties to ensure patient safety.
  7. Manages the patient's environment of care and care unit to ensure environmental safety.
  8. Manages time and supplies efficiently in the care of the patient to ensure cost-effective and efficient use of resources.
  9. Communicates pertinent information to appropriate individuals in the management of nursing care.
  10. Accurately documents the activities of patient care and the activities of the clinical unit in the patient record or other logs and records in a complete and timely manner.
  11. Possesses necessary knowledge of patient information systems, equipment use / cleaning / trouble-shooting, and isolation techniques to ensure availability of information, safe equipment use, and appropriate infection control in the medical center setting.

Job Requirements

Clerical skills, effective communication skills, and a positive attitude required. Hospital and Medical terminology experience preferred.

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