Pacific Retirement Services

  • Ward Clerk/Unit Assistant

    Job Location US-CA-Saratoga
    Job ID
    Location/Org Data : Name
    Saratoga Retirement Community
  • Overview



    Saratoga Retirement Community is Silicon Valley’s finest retirement destination and leader in the Senior Care Industry.


    We have an opening for a Ward Clerk/Unit Assistant

    Full time: 9am to 5:30 pm


    Benefits Include: Medical, dental, vision, 403B Matched Retirement Plan, Vacation, sick & holiday pay, Emploee/Family Scholarship assistance program, Career advancement opportunities, Employee Referral Bonuses, Training, Paid Uniforms, Public Transportation Reimbursement, Onsite Cafe, Free parking, Fitness and Pool accessable to Employees!


    The Health Center Clerk works as part of our Health Center team and provides a variety of different administrative and support functions including but not limited to the following:

    • Computer literate, call hospital discharge planners and check verification of funds for new referrals. Training will be provided.
    • Presentable with great communication skills in person and over phone.
    • Be a liaison with families and staff.
    • Ensure that resident and visitors needs are being met in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Assist in the continuity of the exchange of information between departments.
    • Assures timely response to patient care needs through the paging system and a monitoring program that reveals deficiencies in this process.
    • The position also enhances the quality of documentation by nursing staff through a monitoring system that reveals deficiencies and targets corrective measures to be taken.
    • Answers telephones. Directs calls for residents and staff.
    • Maintain monthly weight sheet.
    • Coordinate job-duties and tasks with other department clerks on different shifts.
    • Attends required in-service education programs, staff and unit meetings.
    • Supports Health Center and Administrative policies and procedures.
    • Support Medical Records with mailings, scanning and posting census.
    • Schedule medical and beauty shop appointments and transportation.
    • Monitor call-lights and notify CNAs as needed.


    • Knowledge of the health care field with a minimum of one (1) year experience in this or a related field.
    • Requires clerical skills, good phone technique, good word processing skills, and excellent communication skills.
    • Demonstrates a strong customer service orientation.
    • Working knowledge of common medical terminology preferred.
    • Able to communicate and work effectively with others and function independently with minimal supervision and support.


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