Nursing Station Clerk Trainee- Hospital Wide/Various Shifts - 1903834
THIS POSTING IS TO ALLOW THOSE INTERESTED IN THE POSITION OF NURSING STATION CLERK AT STONY BROOK MEDICINE AN OPPORTUNITY TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION.THIS IS NOT A POSTING FOR AN ACTUAL OPEN POSITION.
Nursing Station Clerk Trainees are assigned to either inpatient or outpatient units where there is daily contact with patients. In this capacity, you would screen communications by providing relevant information to appropriate personnel, give information on patient condition, and direct visitors to the appropriate locations. You would also process physicians' orders by recording written orders in charts, kardex, flag sheets, or directly into a computer file after review by a Registered Nurse; and by filling out medication tickets and pharmacy requisitions. In addition, you would make emergency calls, receive new admissions, prepare and maintain patient charts, maintain a daily log and clinic log, and perform various clerical duties as required. You might also be required to pick up and deliver supplies and records for your unit. Nursing Station Clerk Trainees are required to work holidays; weekends; and day, evening, and night shifts on a rotating basis.
As a Nursing Station Clerk Trainee, you will serve a six-month probationary traineeship during which your job performance and progression will be evaluated. After an initial eight-week period and prior to the completion of the six month probationary period, a Nursing Station Clerk Trainee not meeting required standards will be terminated. An appointee on leave from his or her permanent title may revert to that title, if not successful during this probationary traineeship. If you satisfactorily complete the traineeship, you will be advanced to the full title of Nursing Station Clerk 1, G-7, without further examination.
Duties of a Nursing Station Clerk may include the following but are not limited to:
Orient patient and/or family to unit, providing general information regarding the room, unit and hospital and serve as a contact person to patients and families.
Give information on patient condition within existing policies, and direct visitors to the appropriate locations.
Process physicians' orders by recording written orders in charts, kardex, flag sheets, or directly into a computer file after review by a Registered Nurse; and by filling out medication tickets and pharmacy requisitions.
Receive new admissions
Prepare and maintain patient charts, daily log and clinic log
The Civil Service list for this position might provide insufficient acceptors, therefore, a provisional appointment will be made. Any provisional appointee will be required to take, pass and be reachable on the next Civil Service examination to be permanently appointed.
A provisional appointment to any position shall be terminated within two months following the establishment of an appropriate eligible list for filling vacancies if the appointee is not able to take, pass and be reachable on the appropriate eligible list.
Prior to applying for the exam, EXTERNAL CANDIDATES must have had 6 months of full-time:
Either 1: Clerical experience in a health care setting;
Or 2: Secretarial experience in a health care setting;
Or 3: Patient care experience in a health care setting.
ONLY experience in a health care setting as described above will be considered qualifying.
Non-Qualifying experience examples: Hospital or facility Food Service Worker, Medical Transportation Worker, Insurance Claims Representative, Shelter Worker, Social Worker, Laser Skin Care Technician, Parking Lot Attendant, Janitor, Housekeeper, or Cleaner.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
This function/position has been designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
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Official Job Title: Nursing Station Clerk
Job Field: Nursing Station Clerks
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Throughout the Hospital-Stony Brook University Hospital
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.