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Unit Clerk

Job ID: 105606 Date posted: October 16, 2020

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Emergency Department
  • Clerical Jobs
  • Variable
  • Per Diem



The Unit Clerk will perform as the coordinator of communication for the unit and assumes primary responsibility for medical record management.  The unit clerk will greet visitors and ensures needs are met or referred to appropriate resources.  The position will also facilitate patient data management and will support best use of resources in management of equipment, supplies and other department resources.

As the busiest Emergency Department (ED) per bed in all of San Diego County, the ED at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center sees approximately 50,000 patients every year.  To improve care and reduce strain on staff, an expansion was begun in 2010 that resulted in 28 new licensed beds and 5,500 extra square feet of space.  In addition, the project included a total redesign of the lobby, admitting and triage areas, as well as renovated space for Rapid Medical Evaluation.

The new Emergency Department features a number of upgrades, including: 24-hour care Expedited emergency care for minor injuries and illnesses using Rapid Medical Evaluation (RME), an express triage system, which reduces wait times to 40 minutes or less, with the ultimate goal of reducing them to 30 minutes or less High patient satisfaction scores An increase from 20 to 48 operational beds

As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.

Sharp Chula Vista recently more than doubled the size of its Emergency Department and opened the new Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center, a unique healing environment with the most advanced medical technology available for cancer.


This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County



Per diem, variable hours and shifts, work every other weekend


Required Skills and Qualifications


  • Unit clerk/secretary preferred
  • One year experience as Unit clerk/secretary in an acute care setting preferred
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)



Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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