Ward Clerk

Ward Clerk
Available: Now
Full-Time
We are looking for a Ward Clerk for our Elmwood Care Center, Skilled Nursing Department that will fit the Rowntree Gardens Community. Ours is a community built on the highest respect for every person and unwavering integrity guided by our faith. We consider everyone in our community to be a member of our extended family including staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for covering the nurses’ station at all times.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to the appropriate staff.
  • Respond to the call light system and pass on any important information to the nursing staff.
  • Audit resident charts on a daily basis concerning vital sign and documentation.
  • Pull charts as assigned by the charge nurse to have them ready for the physicians.
  • Keep up to date on resident’s medical records with the primary physician.
  • Maintain availability of charts for authorized personnel inspections.
  • Make identification arm bands for new admissions and replacements for ones that are worn out.
  • Monitor supplies, charges, and billing as directed by the Medical Records Coordinator.
  • Responsible for monthly audits and billings.
  • Update resident phone directory.
  • Assist in arranging transportation for residents to medical appointments.
  • Assist in the Admission Process of the resident.
  • Have readily available unassigned resident charts with the appropriate papers needed for a new admission.
  • Develop and coordinate staffing schedules for all Health Center staff.
  • Keep accurate documentation of illnesses and absences.
  • Contact staff to attempt to replace personnel who have called in sick or are absent/
  • Receive all blue slips requesting scheduling changes and coordinate the staffing pattern to meet these needs as best as possible; forward blue slips by designated deadlines to supervisor for final approval.
  • Schedule all new Health Center employees for orientation.
  • Uphold patient privacy at all times.
  • Ensure patient safety at all times.
  • Attend required in-service education programs, staff and unit meetings.
  • Support and adhere to Nursing Service and Administrative policies and procedures.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added as needed and requested by the Director that are within the scope of this position.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
  • AM Shift 6:00-2:30pm
  • PM Shift 2:00pm-10:30pm
    • We have an opening for 1 Full-time PM & 1 Full-time who can work both the AM and PM Shift
    • Days are TBD, requires weekend availability & must be flexible 
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a health care setting or prior work experience in a similar role
  • Certified Nurse Assistant preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and listening) with clinical and non-clinical individuals
  • High level of comfort with technology and ability to successfully complete a range of clerical tasks.
  • Must possess strong critical thinking skills and able to respond quickly when situations change unexpectedly
  • Ability to work in a confidential manner
  • Reliable and timely with work schedule
Due to California State regulations, we are required to have all our applicants pass a Background Check, Physical, and TB test.
I'm Interested

"Kudos to you for creating such a lovely oasis for all your residents"

– Tracy Allspaw