Ward Clerk

Southeast Alaska -- Petersburg

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Position Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Ward Clerk at Petersburg Medical Center deals with a multitude of duties on a combined nursing unit. Duties include: clerical duties on a nursing unit, including admission of patients, patient registration, working on insurance authorizations, answering and making phone calls, copying, filing, general reception tasks (welcoming and working with patients, scheduling procedures, directing guests), working with medical records, assisting in inventorying and ordering supplies. PMC Ward Clerks work extensively with financial staff, clinical staff and the public.

o Excellent customer service skills, polite and friendly manner, good telephone etiquette.
o Excellent communication skills: both verbal and written
o Ability to stay calm in fast-paced, high-stress situations, excellent teamwork skills
o Good working knowledge of Windows based computer programs: Microsoft word, excel, and outlook express.
o Ability to multitask and follow tasks through to completion, good organizational skills, attention to detail and an understanding of the confidential nature of medical
o Familiarity with medical terminology is a plus
o High School diploma with office experience in a medical environment preferred

Type: Full-time
Expires: 01/31/2024