Providence Health & Services Ward Clerk (Part time, Evening) in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Ward Clerk to the Medical Surgical Department at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, AK.

The Ward Clerk provides administrative support to the unit by performing various clerical tasks to include greeting and directing patients, family members and visitors, operating multiple telecommunication systems, transferring calls appropriately and accurately maintain patient charts and unit records. Collaborates with team members to coordinate unit activities and flow of information between teams and other entities.

Schedule: Part time (0.6 FTE) - Evening shift (3pm to 10pm)

In this position, you will:

  • Accurately transcribe orders for patients’ plan of care.

  • Maintain and operate multiple telecommunication systems.

  • Oversee RN and CNA schedules as directed by department manager.

  • Accurately maintain patient charts and unit records according to procedure.

  • Communicate in a compassionate and professional manner to patients, families and visitors.

  • Demonstrate professional interpersonal skills and cooperate with other departments and members of the care delivery team to provide optimal continuity of care to patients and their families.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and support of quality improvement goals.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Completion of a Medical Terminology course or the ability to complete within 90 days of hire date is required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate in a professional manner under stress.

  • Ability to stay on task with multiple interruptions.

  • Basic computer skills/knowledge is also a requirement.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Medical Assistant certification is preferred.

  • Six (6) months of experience in health care activities or in an institutional setting is preferred.

About Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors to Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute beds including 4 birthing suites and 2 ICU beds. Rated #1 in the Providence System for patient satisfaction, we work closely with the interdisciplinary team to assure quality treatment and outcomes for our patients. In addition, our Elder House has 19 long term care beds. With emphasis on evidence based practice our staff strives to create a quality health care experience for each patient- one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork. We proudly support the educational development of staff and provide onsite career development for staff members.

For more information on the ministry you will serve, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 145116