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Ward Clerk

Company: Central Valley Specialty Hospital
Location: Willows
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Glenn Medical Center is a Critical Access Hospital located in Willows CA, in partnership with our physicians, will consistently strive to provide accessible, high quality care within the local community. Our focus is on improving the health and well-being of all individuals by offering inpatient, outpatient and rural health clinic services to the Glenn County community.JOB SUMMARY:The Ward Clerk is responsible for performing general secretarial and clerical duties in a well-organized manner. His/her presence must be complimentary in creating a healing environment for patients and staff.QUALIFICATIONS:High school graduate or equivalency certification. At least 1 year with Ward Clerk experience. Familiarity with patient care, medications, medical procedures and medical terminology. Function and organization of nursing unit. Strong communication skills. Observe patient confidentiality. Adhere to policies and procedures and emergency protocols.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Assemble all patient charts.Obtain previous medical record on admits.Transcribe physician orders using appropriate order slips all new lab, x-ray, physical therapy and cardiopulmonary and pharmacy will be initiated by phone.Recopy MARs.Stamp IO for subsequent days.Order daily/routine lab and x-ray.Stuff patient charts.Daily diet sheets.Order supplies from Purchasing as needed.Set up patient chart for prescheduled admits.Make copies of patient census for shifts.Notify Admitting and all other involved departments of patient discharge/room change/expiration/transfer.File lab and other reports after physician views.Communication of patient/unit activity to nursing staff is vital.Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care and/or services appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned area. The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.

Keywords: Central Valley Specialty Hospital, Chico , Ward Clerk, Other , Willows, California

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