Unit Clerk (2458)

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ID
2017-2458
Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line
Type
Full-Time
Shift
11am-7pm
Category
Nursing

Overview

Do you aspire to enhance the lives of others while enjoying a positive work environment?

 

Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) is dedicated to making a compelling difference in the lives of our residents through providing excellence and innovation in aging services. If you are looking for an inspiring and rewarding workplace, Wesley Enhanced Living is a great place to be!

 

Wesley Enhanced Living is a retirement community providing Independent Living, Personal Care, and Skilled Nursing services to senior adults. We are seeking individuals whose values align with Wesley Enhanced Living’s values of Grace, Honor, and Integrity. Ideal candidates will be:

 

  • Kind and Compassionate
  • Honest and Trustworthy
  • Committed to Moral and Ethical Principles
  • Driven to Provide Enhanced Living to Our Residents

 

Wesley Enhanced Living is working to set a new paradigm in aging services by always doing the right thing and we need YOU to help us discover new ways to achieve this goal.

 

Discover the Art of Living and Working WEL

Responsibilities

The Unit Clerk acts as receptionist for the assigned nursing unit. Responsible for performing a variety of clerical duties to support the nursing staff relating to the updating and organizing of information on the nursing units; reporting pertinent information to the immediate supervisor, nurse managers, and charge nurses.

 

UNit Clerk essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Perform various receptionist and clerical duties relating to the updating and organizing of information on the nursing units
  • Maintenance tasks relating to chart order, chart accuracy, and chart current   data.
  • Keep all necessary lists and schedules.
  • Answer the telephone in a professional manner; direct calls to appropriate individuals, and/or take messages.
  • Greets and directs visitors to resident rooms
  • Directs family members and visitors to licensed staff (via telephone or in person) to answer questions or concerns regarding residents.
  • Fax and photocopy information and forms as needed.
  • Assists licensed staff in calls to family members
  • Documents or calls in-house communication requests (i.e. Housekeeping/Maintenance requests)
  • Communicates with all departments
  • Prepares and submits admission and discharge communication to Housekeeping
  • Delivers flowers, newspapers, packages and mail
  • Schedules barber/beauty appointments
  • Assists in making appointments for nursing residents; arranges transportation as needed; documents on Outlook appointment schedule
  • Orders supplies for the SNF and maintains par levels. Stock units with office and medical supplies weekly; prepare requisitions to maintain established inventories.
  • Utilizes a purchase order system and checks vouches on delivery of merchandise; signs off on receipt of merchandise; prepares and submits check request to process invoice
  • Maintains a current price list of supplies and prepares charge slips on a timely basis for resident supply utilization, utilizing electronic technology
  • Maintains a supply of appropriate forms and supplies at the nursing desk
  • Maintains the Nursing Supply, Central Supply and Hospitality Rooms in an orderly condition
  • Faxes, collects faxes and files lab reports, telephone/verbal orders, medical records, etc.
  • Files reports and orders on residents medical records
  • Sends dietary request to Dining Services (i.e., diet changes, admissions or discharges)
  • Maintains a supply of charts for new admissions
  • Assembles charts for new admissions

 

 

 

Qualifications

Related ExperienceRequires excellent organizational skills. Must be able to deal with a range of ongoing tasks at the same time. Conveys a professional and positive image and attitude regarding the organization. Demonstrates commitment to continued professional growth and development. Basic clerical and computer skills.

 

Education or Degree Requirements: High School Diploma or GED

 

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: None

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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