Job Description


Homer, AK

Temporary

Work Hours: M-F, 8:45am-5:15pm

6/21/2022

SALARY: $20/hr, non-benefited temporary position, M-F, 8:45am-5:15pm, 40 hours per week

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Health Unit Clerk assists all patients with performing on-site medical swabbing specifically for COVID-19 as a means of prevention and testing. This position is responsible for coordinating all onsite COVID-19 swabbing, testing preparation and ensuring the results are processed and communicated according to internal procedures. Facilitates maximum reimbursement for patient services through accurate and complete registration of patients presenting for care. They must capture and verify all necessary information to properly register all patients obtaining a COVID-19 swab or receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. All employees must be able to communicate effectively and pleasantly both over the phone and in-person. Accurate data entry and documentation must be the utmost most importance to ensure seamless processing while safeguarding patient confidentiality.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

The Health Unit Clerk (HUC) is well versed in registration and admitting procedures, computer systems, maintenance of the active medical record, proper and accurate procedures for COVID-19 swabbing and receptionist duties. This position is an important key to customer service. The Health Unit Clerk will report to the Chief Nursing Officer or other as assigned.

EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE: 

Education:

  • Requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Work Experience:

  • Medical experience is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in front office procedures or electronic medical records is preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated good communication skills and legible handwriting.
  • Must have at least two years of experience working with computers and have the ability to use Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Competency in the use of a standard photocopier, FAX machine, Zetafax and multi-line switchboard phone system.

ENVIRONMENT:

South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH) located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula.  There is a 28 bed long term care facility attached to the hospital.  

We offer highly competitive wages and benefits including: health/dental/vision/life insurance, 403b retirement plan, health and wellness reimbursement, loan forgiveness, generous paid leave and relocation bonus (for applicable applicants). Apply today!

Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

Application Instructions

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