Unit Desk Clerk - Emergency department
Location: Wilkes Barre
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Unit Desk Clerk - Emergency department
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: GSWB Emergency Medicine Nursing Team
Date Posted: 11/01/2021
Job ID: R-21975
Job Summary Responsible and accountable for performing a wide range
of clerical duties in a patient care environment.
Job Duties Participates in required patient safety education
programs and other activities designed to improve departmental and
Assures appropriate bed assignment.
Ensures timely notification of teletracking upon discharge.
Performs clerical duties for admissions, transfers, discharges, and
deaths according to standards.
Transcribes and processes orders according to unit standards.
Releases and confirms ordered tests to appropriate departments.
Coordinates transportation of patients to multiple tests.
Communicates patient related information promptly to the
appropriate care team member.
Participates in obtaining and communicating electronic information
as pertinent to the nursing unit.
Communicates with food services to ensure appropriate patient
Collaborates with other health care teams in order to facilitate
multi-disciplinary patient care.
Obtains and orders supplies.
Files forms and reports according to standards.
Maintains an organized patient care environment.
Operates, problem solves, and takes corrective measures for
Assists with transporting non-controlled medications to and from
Pharmacy and within the unit as needed.
Assists with transporting blood products to and from Blood Bank as
Assists care team in the collection of necessary data or
Precepts and mentors new staff in a professional, positive
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
Hours: 7pm-7:30am (3-12 hour shifts/week) including every other
weekend and holiday
Previous clerical/office experience preferred
Good computer and customer service skills required
Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Unit Desk Clerk - Emergency department, Other , Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
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