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Job Posting

Health Unit Clerk Long Term Care, FT
Role Overview
The Health Unit Clerk assists the nursing staff in providing efficient, effective and safe resident care specific to the diagnosis and age of resident served, utilizing communication and clerical skills. This is based on the knowledge of growth and development over the life span. The care is provided under the direction of the nurse in accordance with accepted, policies, unit-specific competencies and the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act

Essential Functions
The Health Unit Clerk shall perform clerical duties which may include answering phones and EMS radio, transferring physician orders to resident charts, organizing and thinning resident charts, scheduling and assisting with doctor rounds, and entering routine labs into Meditech. This position may also answer call lights and assist resident cares as needed and assist aides in delivering meals to the residents. The Health Unit Clerk shall be responsible for maintaining a neat and orderly work area for the professional staff.

Other duties shall include scheduling appointments, arranging transportation for residents to meet appointments and accompanying residents to appointments; sorting and delivering residents’ personal mail to their rooms; assisting with resident activities as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
• Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. Some medical background beneficial
•Technical Skills: Ability to effectively communicate with residents, their families and staff.
•Equipment: Basic computer skills; basic knowledge of telephone systems and the operation of copy and fax machines.

Behavior Competencies: Support Fall River Health Services vision and mission; maintain confidentiality of work information; demonstrate the ability to function successfully in a team environment; exhibit courteous, compassionate and respectful treatment of patents, residents and fellow employees; display a positive attitude and flexibility of changing situations or schedules; participate in identifying problems and finding solutions.

Contact Information
Paula Cape - HR Recruiter
Human Resources
1201 South Dakota 71
Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone: 1-605-745-8910 ext.2141
Fax: 605-745-3957

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Fall River Health Services is a non-profit corporation of professional team members committed to excellent, quality and patient focused healthcare for the whole person. We provide for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the individual, family, and significant others. We are committed to our patients, employees and our public.