Providence Health & Services Ward Clerk in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Ward Clerk (ECF, Day, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska.

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.

This position will include a Monday-Friday schedule.

In this position, you will:

  • Accurately transcribe orders for patients’ plan of care.

  • Maintain and operate multiple telecommunication systems.

  • Oversee 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 within 90 days of hire date

  • Basic computer skills/knowledge

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Pharmacology course

  • Certified Medical Assistant (MA) or C.N.A certification

  • Six months of experience in health care activities or in an institutional setting

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, 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 expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Unit Coordinator

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 196782