Baton Rouge General Unit Clerk II - Operating Room in United States

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: Responsible for clerical and administrative activities in the Operating Room, fulfilling or communicating customer requests, data entry and the facilitation of communication between patient care team members. Job is performed to meet the needs of the age population served as defined in the department’s scope of service. Will greet and receive guests, ascertains their needs, and appropriately directs guests or callers. Prepares, compiles and maintains unit records. Maintains unit supplies and equipment to ensure unit efficiency. Performs all other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS One year experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS High school graduation preferred.

SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Computer experience and clerical skills preferred.

HIPAA REQUIREMENTS: Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Medical records without limitation both paper and electronic, patient demographics, lab and radiology results, patient information related to surgery or appointment schedules, medical records related to quality data, patient related complaints, information related to patient location, patients’ religious beliefs and/or research information.

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable safety practices appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Incident reporting, handling of wastes, sharps and linen, PPE, exposure control plans, hand washing, environment of care, patient identification, transports patients, transporting medications and blood, and monitoring clinical alarms.