Geisinger Health System Unit Desk Clerk in SCRANTON, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Unit Desk Clerk

LOCATION: Geisinger Community Medical Center Main Campus

DEPARTMENT: Operating Room

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings Every Saturday and Sunday 7:00am - 7:30pm

WORK TYPE: Part Time (0.6 FTE) 48 hours biweekly

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible and accountable for performing a wide range of clerical duties. The performance of these tasks is essential to enhance the care team's ability to provide quality care. Serves as a critical link in complex patient flow process and establishes the intercommunication system. Actively participates as a team member in working towards goals of the unit and organization.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction. Provides adherence to requirements mandated by Joint Commission, DOH, HIPAA, Performance Improvement, Infection Control and Safety Management.

Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.

Functions under the direction of the Charge Nurse, Pod Coordinators and Registered Nurse.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates good communication and organizational skills.

Demonstrates basic computer skills and working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Word.

Demonstrates ability to work in medical/hospital software programs.

Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or equivalent required.

Knowledge of medical terminology and computers preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

GEISINGER-COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (G-CMC), Scranton, Pa., is an acute care hospital licensed for 297 beds and houses the only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County and Scranton’s only neurosurgery program and adult in-patient behavioral health unit. It is also home to comprehensive cardiovascular and orthopaedic services, as well as a broad range of other surgical and radiological services.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.