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Per Diem Ward Clerk - Emergency Dept.

Company: Lompoc Valley Medical Center
Location: Lompoc
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Salary Range: $16.14 - $22.24

Pay rates are determined based on experience and internal equity.

Position Summary:

  • Performs order entry into the charge logic system, auditing patient documentation, entering discharge information, and breakdown of charts for emergency department patients.
  • Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits.
  • Remains flexible to changing systems.
  • Answer telephone and coordinate nurses' station activity.
  • Treats patients, families, visitors, peers and physicians with consideration and respect.
  • Works well under stress or with tight deadlines.
  • Communicates concerns appropriately using the established chain of command.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or as situation dictates.
    District Responsibility
    • Supports the District Mission, Vision and Values Statements.
    • Demonstrate Respect, Professionalism and Courtesy to all patients, visitors, other providers and coworkers, as delineated in the LVMC "Commitment to Care".
    • Constantly use C-I-CARE principles when communicating with others.
    • Maintains all principles of confidentiality according to District policy and as required by State and Federal agencies.
    • Follows guidelines and practices identified in the Employee Handbook.
    • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities within the unit.
    • Completes hospital-wide skills criteria annually.
    • Complies with annual PPD testing.
    • Maintains responsibility for own professional development.
      Position Duties/Responsibilities:
      • Demonstrates proficiency in all required areas for patients in the Emergency Department after appropriate orientation to the area.
      • Maintains ability to perform competencies within each area as assigned and completes renewal of competencies annually.
      • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
        Essential Functions:
        • The ability to be able to walk, stand or sit for long periods of time.
        • The ability to use computer keyboard and telephone.
        • The ability to have fine motor control of hands and fingers.
        • The ability to transfer patients.
        • Maintains skills specific to area of employment.
        • Demonstrates the ability to function as a team member within the department.
        • Demonstrates the ability to have positive personal interactions with staff, patients, visitors and physicians.
        • Accepts appropriate supervision.
          Position Qualifications:
          • Education: High School education or equivalent
          • Experience: Previous office/hospital experience preferred.
          • Certifications: BLS recommended but not required.
          • Skills/Ability: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Computer skills preferred. Exhibits the ability to organize work assignments and follow through with accuracy. Exercises good judgment, demonstrates initiative, emotional stability, tact and poise.
          • LVMC reserves the right to modify the minimum requirements depending on the needs of the organization.

Keywords: Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Lompoc , Per Diem Ward Clerk - Emergency Dept., Other , Lompoc, California

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