Northwell Health Ward Clerk (Nursing) - PART TIME in Bay Shore, New York

Req Number 001HGJ

Job Category General Clerical/Secretarial

Job Description

As Ward Clerk you will use time-management-skills in accomplishing general duties and assisting in non-nursing functions, as directed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs general, non-nursing duties supporting operational performance of ward including, but not limited to:

  • Placing and receiving phone calls.

  • Answering patient call bells and relaying messages.

  • Reviewing and maintain patient charts.

  • Collecting and organizing all patient data.

  • Transcribing physician orders.

  • Maintaining unit areas in clean, neat manner and restocking supplies, as needed.

  • Returning soiled equipment to Central Supply.

  • Returning patient charts to Medical Records.

  • Monitoring patient ID – wrist bands, bed utensils.

  • Maintaining accurate census sheet and/or diet roster.

  • Responding appropriately to changes and/or emergencies

  • Anticipating work-flow and completing assigned/necessary tasks in allotted time.

  • Using equipment/machines related to assigned duties.

  • Wearing appropriate uniform.

  • Keeping supervisor informed of any problems.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior clerical experience, preferred.

  • Typing 30 wpm and/or data entry skills (80 keystrokes per minute), required.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, required.