Unit Clerk

Location: WK South
Department: Emergency Department - ED-Emergency Dept
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Date Posted: 2/11/2021
Description:

The Emergency Department located on our Willis Knighton South campus is currently seeking a unit clerk who is a self starter, works efficiently, and has demonstrated a stable past work history.   The unit clerk in our department has a vital role communicating with the staff, patients, families and other departments throughout the hospital.   Compassion and respect of our patient’s right to privacy and confidentiality is of the utmost importance in our health care system. The candidate who can communicate effectively and consistently exhibits professional behavior will be given the job.  The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering the telephone, computer order entry, contacting and communicating with Physicians in emergency situations, arrange patient transportation within and outside of our health care system, and ordering unit supplies.  A high school diploma or the equivalent is a requirement for this position; previous medical experience is a plus and unit secretary experience is preferred.  Our Career Institute does offer a unit secretary course; please call for a schedule of classes.  The position requires you to work every other weekend, overtime is available but not a requirement.  Orientation will be provided based on your experience and level of comfort.   

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