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Unit Clerk

Job ID 111101 Date Posted 07/14/2021
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
  • Women's Recovery
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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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.

As San Diego’s only hospital dedicated to exclusively to women, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns offers a full range of health care services for women at all stages of life – from pregnancy to menopause to healthy aging. More babies enter the world at Sharp Mary Birch than any other hospital in California.  Sharp Mary Birch has been recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing and patient care excellence, is a certified Baby Friendly birth facility, and its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is recognized among the best in the world.


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County


Per Diem, variable hours and shifts

Schedule is minimum one 8 hour shift per week with the opportunity to pick up extra hours as needed. Days will vary between Monday through Friday. Start times will vary between 0700-1500.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Greets and welcomes a variety of customers by the telephone and in person
  • Obtains information from visitors/callers, directs as appropriate or takes complete and accurate messages, responds to all inquiries with a timeliness that promotes customer satisfaction. Acts on requests for customer assistance
  • Coordinates with physicians and departments team members via paging system or phones
  • Enters accurate disposition of patient requiring admission, transfer or discharge per unit time guidelines
  • Requests medical records, films, or other medical record information from other facilities
  • Coordinates scheduling of tests and retrieving results to support patient progress
  • Collects and prepares patient data necessary to support inter facility transfer Dismantles chart and returns to Medical Records, including old charts
  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent preferred
  • 1year experience as Unit clerk/secretary in an acute care setting 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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