Unit Clerk- Full Time

Job ID: J133120
Company: Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Location: Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Facility: Jefferson Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Oct 10, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs, coordinates, and communicates all patient surgical reservations for drafting the Operating Room (OR) Schedule prior to participating in the approval process with the OR Patient Care Manager.  Interprets information from faxed reservations and converts to a clinical procedure as a scheduled surgical case in the OR Scheduling software. Assists clerical, collaborative and communicative functions as well as other duties, at the main OR control desk, to facilitate coordination ensuring optimal care for surgical patients under supervision of the Surgical Business Manager, in conjunction with other Surgical Services Management team members and Team Leaders.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organizes and coordinates the development and flow of the surgical day by drafting the OR Schedule through tedious coordinating and communication with Surgeon’s offices, several members of the Surgical Services management team, Anesthesiologists and Surgeons. Coordinates required surgical equipment from outside vendors. Distributes OR Schedule to appropriate areas so that required staff, equipment and supplies are available.
  • Interprets information from faxed reservations and converts to a clinical procedure as a scheduled surgical case in the OR Scheduling software.
  • Calls units requesting patients to be transported to the operating room.  Completes Operating Room “On-Call” sheets so that required staff are available during off shifts. Communicates information with other departments, staff, management and physicians. Answers telephones and maintains good guest relations skills toward peers, physicians, patients, and families.
  • Extends knowledge as required of new surgical procedures via new technologies and products and service line expansions. Acquires and maintains knowledge of process changes invoked by management, OR software upgrades and enhancements.
  • Attends all mandatory in-services and various other educational programs such as competency programs.
  • Participates in gathering and processing Quality Improvement data. Adheres to universal precautions.  Is knowledgeable and compliant with infection control policies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Graduate of a unit clerk or medical assistant program
  • Two years unit clerk experience that includes at least one year of scheduling experience OR minimum two years relevant experience in surgeons office or ambulatory surgery center that includes at least one year of scheduling experience

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