NYU Medical Center Ward Clerk in New York, New York

Ward Clerk

Tracking Code

1050094_RR00025961

Job Description

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more aboutNYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn.

Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Ward Clerk.In this role, the successful candidate coordinates indirect nursing functions and activities of a patient care unit by handling all communications and clerical duties. Has a focus on supporting patient care needs and maintaining a safe and orderly work environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as aligned with the mission and values of the organization.criteria pertinent to the patients served in his/her assigned area.

  • Attends staff meetings and reviews/signs minutes of meetings not attended. Maintains competence through in-service and educational programs.

  • Performs errands when necessary.

  • Prepares reports as requested

  • Provides information to patients and visitors; greets and directs visitors.

  • Distributes mail, packages, and flowers to patients.

  • Distributes discharge notice to patients in a timely fashion.

  • Maintains policy and procedure manuals.

  • Maintains bulletin boards in an orderly up to date fashion.

  • Notifies service departments about needs for repair or maintenance and follows up.

  • Responds to needs of visitors, physicians, patients and other members of the health care team as soon as possible courteously and compassionately.

  • Makes rounds in patient rooms to be sure that patient identification bands and cards over beds are present and correct.

  • Totals PCH charts for patients/district/unit and informs Nursing Office.

  • Conducts inventory. Orders supplies, equipment and stationary on a weekly basis. Maintains sufficient supplies and equipment to provide for patient care and operation of unit. Checks and stores supplies when delivered.

  • Prepares and distributes vital signs work sheets to patient bedside clipboards.

Minimum Qualifications:To qualify you must have a High School Diploma Required.Previous clerical experience and/or computer experience preferred.Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.Successful completion of in-house assessment and typing exams.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn's EEO policies, pleaseclick here. Pleaseclick hereto view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visithttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htmfor more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, pleaseclick here.

Company Location

NYU Langone Hospitals- Brooklyn

Company Location Description

LMCBU

Department

NSG-4D

(L17626)

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Shift

07:15 AM to 03:30 PM