Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Unit Clerk, Mount Sinai Queens

Astoria, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
 
As an integral part of the team, the Unit Clerk is responsible for the business aspects of a patient’s stay, as well as patient-focused care within the Unit.  These include:  maintaining census information and the integrity of the patient’s medical record, scheduling appropriate tests and medical procedures, receiving and maintaining office inventory and other duties:
 
  • Maintains census; demographic and charge information including assigning beds to incoming patients, updating this System and compiling information for charge capture and patient processing (Cerner/Epic/Bedboard) and support of patient registration and order entry systems.
  •  Assists in the admission/discharge/transfer process.
  •  Monitors patient throughput through the use of Agiletrac and communicates progress to CNM/Nursing staff
  • Greets visitors and answers telephones promptly and courteously.  Accompanies visitors to appropriate area, when necessary.  Provides information and makes referrals when appropriate.
 
Requirements:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Knowledge of keyboard and basic computer skills.
    • Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with other members of the Unit and other hospital personnel
 
  
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 
 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
 
Who We Are
 
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
 

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