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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Unit Clerk in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®- recognized hospitals: Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

We’re looking for passionate med/surg nurses who are ready to join a team that’s redefining quality nursing care. As integral members of high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcare’s med/surg nurses are on the frontline of care in our hospitals and operate with a full complement of specialties and the ability to care for medically complex patients.

We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Answers unit/department telephones and greets visitors according to departmental procedure; screens calls and takes messages or refers caller/visitor to appropriate staff member.

  • May page staff member if necessary. Receives and transcribes physicians' orders according to established guidelines.

  • Records, updates, and maintains information in patient records in accordance with department protocol and federal, state and organizational guidelines.

  • Routes records to appropriate department or staff and maintains confidentiality of information.

  • Operates standard office equipment including telephones, copiers, fax machines, and computers.

  • Inventories, orders, and maintains office supplies and forms; completes purchase requisitions and receives supplies.

  • Responds to patient requests via patient intercom system. Relays information to appropriate staff for immediate attention.

  • Arranges for medical tests, supplies, equipment treatment and special dietary needs as ordered by a physician.

  • Enters and retrieves data related to patient charges and supply orders to include daily reconciliation of patient charges to ensure accurate patient billing process.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • One year previous clerical experience and experience with various personal computer software applications.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHM General/Surgical Bar & Ot

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 69013

Job Category Clerical & Administrative

Schedule 7a-7:30p

Standard Hours 36 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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