Medical Ward Clerk

Meadville, MS | Full-time

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Full time Medical Ward Clerk.  Day shift 7 on/off 12 hour shift.   

     Job Duties:

  • Manage the computerized patient database while complying with all HIPAA regulations.
  • Notify nurses regarding chart link orders as they appear on electronic records.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and orderliness of the ward and nursing station.
  • Replenish the stock of ward supplies by forwarding dietary requisition forms in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and maintain the temperature and expiration dates of patient supplies in the unit refrigerator on a daily basis.
  • Answer telephone calls and direct the same to relevant medical staff or relay messages.
  • Answer call lights and disperse proper personnel to the appropriate rooms for assistance.
  • Welcome visitors and direct them to patient rooms.
  • Assist registered pharmacist with pharmacy portion of the electronic medical record and electronic dispensing program.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Charge Nurse on duty or as requested by the Director of Nurses.

Skills/Qualifications:

One year of hospital experience preferred.  Effective verbal and written communication skills.  Pleasant manner that is customer service oriented.  Proficiency with data entry, fax, telephone and intercom systems.  BLS certified or obtain within 90 days of hire.  Attention to detail, productivity, legal compliance and ability to focus in high traffic areas necessary.