Northwell Health Ward Clerk (w/ Transcription) - PART TIME in Plainview, New York

Req Number 001D24

Job Category General Clerical/Secretarial

Job Description

The selected team member:

  1. Performs diversified receptionist duties including, but not limited to:

• Answering telephone, taking messages, and informing department staff of requests, as required.

• Directing patients, physicians and visitors to appropriate rooms, activities and other hospital areas, as needed.

• Creating and maintaining patient charts during hospital stays. Preparing charts to accompany patients during off-unit activity.

• Processing requests for lab work/diagnostic testing to appropriate department. Notifying charge nurse of any discrepancies or changes in orders.

• Reviewing patient charts upon discharge for completion and submits to Medical Records within twenty-four hours.

• Notifying Admitting Office of changes in census (i.e. transfer, expiration).

  1. Performs diversified clerical duties including, but not limited to:

• Checking, reordering and restocking department supplies and patient care items. Maintaining inventory in an orderly fashion.

• Submitting work orders/requests to various hospital departments (i.e. Central Service, Dietary, Environmental Services, etc.), as needed.

• Filing and maintaining various department records.

• Performs transcription duties, as required.

  1. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Medical Secretary coursework/ certification, preferred.

  • Prior clerical experience, preferred.

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

  • Ability to perform transcription duties, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.