Pacific Retirement Services

  • Ward Clerk

    Job Location US-CA-Davis
    Job ID
    2019-7016
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical/Support
    Location/Org Data : Name
    University Retirement Community
  • Overview

     

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    Do you want to work in a fun and exciting environment?  University Retirement Community is the place for you! The Ward Clerk works as part of our skilled nursing team and provides a variety of different administrative and support functions.

     

    University Retirement Community is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located in Davis, California. Residents enjoy comfortable, carefree lifestyles in private, pet-friendly apartment or cottage homes, where they have the security of knowing a comprehensive continuum of care is available on campus, should their health care needs change.

     

    Hours/Days: (Part Time) This is a weekend position (Saturday/Sunday) from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. -OR- 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

     

    Part Time Benefits Include:

    - Free shift meal

    - Use of the gym, pool and workout amenities

    - Employee parking lot

     

    *Pre-employment testing includes drug testing, fingerprint background check, reference checks, TB test and physical examination.

     

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    Qualifications

    • Requires some 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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