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