The employee in the Unit Clerk position provides clerical support for a patient care unit as directed by the Nurse Clinical Manager, or designee, using specified procedures.
Answer the telephone, deliver messages, sort unopened mail and place in designated boxes.
Complete photocopying and faxing as requested.
Maintain database for admission and discharge information.
Maintain unit supplies and equipment.
Manage patients' written medical record/chart as per policy and procedure.
Obtain various patient reports as requested from computer (e.g., dietary list, laboratory orders, etc.)
Provide clerical coverage to other nursing units as directed by Manager of Clinical Support Services.
Request and log (with verification by RN) patient's appointments, evaluations, consultations and escorts.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Computer skills/experience, ability to multitask, and previous customer service experience all strongly preferred.
The incumbent must be physically capable of running toward or away from areas where problems are occurring and pushing, pulling, lifting equipment such as wheelchairs, carts, boxes, etc.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center