DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Emergency Department / Patient Care Support
FT - Days - Non-Exempt
Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Emergency Department. Submit your application today!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
We are seeking a Unit Clerk who will assume primary responsibility of unit secretarial, receptionist, and clerical support in a professional manner in accordance with Methodist Excellence standards. You are expected to apply skills in critical thinking, appropriate judgment mental organizational, and unit operation skills to perform a variety of tasks. As a Unit Clerk, you will demonstrate knowledge of office equipment operation, interdepartmental function, and effective communication and policy.
What you will do In This Role:
As a Unit Clerk you will demonstrate knowledge in all aspects of medical terminology and accurately transcribe physician’s orders.
You will complete assignments independently and demonstrate teamwork when needed using effective problem-solving skills, chain of command and effective communication with coworkers, supervisors, physicians, and the public in a professional and pleasant manner consistent with Methodist Excellence standards.
You will accurately schedule, request or communicate necessary patient information with regard to hospital privacy policies.
You will demonstrate knowledge and operation/application of unit equipment and software applications and programs.
You will actively work as part of a team of physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to support hospital policy and promote patient safety.
You will assist nursing staff as requested with delegated tasks to support the patient experience.
You will greet and assist visitors, answer their inquiries, and direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
You will answer a multi-line telephone system and respond to requests efficiently in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
Our hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare, and for the fourth consecutive year as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. It is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 8 consecutive rating periods. We are also proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology and Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, as well as the first Texas hospital to earn a Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Metropolitan under Locations.
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