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Unit Clerk

Job ID 112599 Date Posted 09/07/2021
La Mesa, California
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Emergency Department (CCTA)
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Responsibilities
Summary
The Unit Clerk performs as the coordinator of communication for the unit and assumes primary responsibility for medical record management. Greets visitors and ensure meeting of needs or referred to appropriate resources. Facilitates patient data management through transcription, order entry, and documentation. Support best use of resources in management of equipment, supplies, and other department resources.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital's Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency care facilities in the nation. Phase One of the $63 million, 165,000-square-foot facility opened in Fall 2004 and is the latest example of Sharp Grossmont Hospital's ongoing commitment to clinical excellence and patient-focused care.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital's Emergency Room department is one of the most technologically advanced of its kind. We are the busiest community emergency department in San Diego County seeing more than 90,000 patients a year treating a diverse population. We have also been designated by the county as a STEMI center, due to implementation of new cardiac protocols meeting county and national guidelines for treating acute MI patients. Additionally, we have achieved stroke center status due to our focus on providing expeditious diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. We have a helipad that receives patients with medical emergencies, such as snake bites, heat stroke, and heart attacks, from our rural catchment area. Currently, we run 43 acute care beds 24 hours a day, plus 21 minor care and observation beds that are open during high volume hours. Opportunities for growth include MICN, advanced clinician, clinical lead and our new ICU/ED rotation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with over 530 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Sharp Grossmont Hospital is also designated as a Person-Centered Care Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County.
 
Hours
 Per Diem, variable hours and shifts, weekends as needed
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
 
  • Unit clerk/secretary preferred
  • One years experience as Unit clerk/secretary in an acute care setting preferred
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred
 
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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