Nursing Station Clerk - Hospital Wide/Various Shifts

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Nursing Station Clerk - Hospital Wide/Various Shifts-1503263

Position Summary


THIS POSTING IS TO ALLOW THOSE WHO HAVE TAKEN AND PASSED THE CIVIL SERVICE NURSING STATION CLERK EXAM AN OPPORTUNITY TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION. THIS IS NOT A POSTING FOR AN ACTUAL OPEN POSITION.


Nursing Station Clerks 1 are assigned to either inpatient or outpatient units where there is daily contact with patients. This team member greets visitors and direct them to appropriate locations; answer telephones; perform data entry activities; maintain daily and clinical logs; prepare, update, and maintain patient charts and files; fill out medication tickets and pharmacy requisitions; mail patient letters; and deliver supplies and records to an assigned unit.


Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, knowledge and understanding of patient care and effectively respond to changing patient needs by making decisions based on ethical principles and adhering to our high standard of excellence.



Duties of a Nursing Station Clerk may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Orient patient and/or family to unit, providing general information regarding the room, unit and hospital and serve as a contact person to patients and families.
  • Give information on patient condition within existing policies, and direct visitors to the appropriate locations.
  • Process physicians' orders by recording written orders in charts, kardex, flag sheets, or directly into a computer file after review by a Registered Nurse; and by filling out medication tickets and pharmacy requisitions.
  • Receive new admissions
  • Prepare and maintain patient charts, daily log and clinic log

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: One year of full-time clerical (in a health care setting), secretarial (in a health care setting), or patient care experience. MUST have taken and passed the specific job related Civil Service exam and be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service list.


Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.



The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: Nursing Station Clerk
Job Field: Nursing Station Clerks
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Throughout the Hospital-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Variable VariableThroughout the Hospital-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Jan 13, 2016
Posting End Date: Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: SG7

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