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Unit Assistant

Company: Mercy San Juan Medical Center
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a 370-bed not-for-profit Level 2 Trauma Center located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County for more than 50 years. It is one of the area’s largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the community’s well-being, our staff and volunteers provide excellence in care for our patients each year. Mercy San Juan Medical Center has received recognition for being a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery, along with Certificates of Excellence in Perinatal Care, Hip- and Knee- Replacement.


Responsibilities

To qualify for this position at least 1 year experience as a Unit Assistant/Clerk or equivalent in a healthcare setting and previous experience assisting in direct patient care is preferred.  Candidates must have completed a medical terminology course or have equivalent knowledge.  BLS Certification from the American Heart Association is required.

 

The incumbent is a member of the healthcare team whose role is to facilitate unit operations through patient registration and scheduling, order processing, requisition of services and patient procedures, processing and tracking of charges as applicable, maintaining accurate and complete patient charts, managing unit clerical supplies, and demonstrating proper communications etiquette while managing multiple phone and intercom lines. The Unit Assistant may also assist in patient care as assigned.

 

The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy San Juan Medical Center and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.


Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 1 year experience as Unit Assistant/Clerk, or equivalent in a healthcare setting.
  • Previous experience assisting in direct patient care.
  • Medical terminology course or equivalent knowledge
  • BLS Certification from the American Heart Association required.

Keywords: Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Carmichael , Unit Assistant, Other , Carmichael, California

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