Job Description

Eastern Plumas Health Care needs a Ward Clerk for a 3 month temporary assignment. This position is for a 7 a.m.-4 p.m. shift, and is located in our Skilled Nursing unit in our Loyalton campus. 

Postion Summary:

The ward clerk provides gerneral clerical assistance to nurses, physicians and other staff members to ensure smooth operations in skilled nursing. This is a temporary (3 month) position intended to backfill a temporary vacancy.

Principal responsibilities: 

  • Serve as receptionist and expedite delivery of messages.
  • Promptly reports needed repairs for related services.
  • Transcribes written physician's orders to appropriate card and rands, including medication orders.
  • Assembles charts, preparing for admission, transfer, discharge and making necessary appointments. 
  • Answers all phone calls at nurse's station. Relays messages, coordinates and channels messages as necessary. 
  • Utilizes hospital paging system. 
  • Maintains standard care plans. 

Postion Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Clerical or office experience required
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • CNA license a plus, but not required
  • Dependable and mature with a demonstrated committment to resident and staff needs.
  • Work well with others and ability to maintain a professional attitude.