Ascension Health Clerical Coordinator in Baltimore, Maryland
We Are Hiring
Clerical Coordinator - Emergency Department 001 - PT,Night - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore,MD
Work Schedule: Every Saturday and Sunday Night Shift, 7pm-7am
Why Join Ascension?
For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to
Clerical Coordinator, performs clerical functions related to filing, retrieval and distribution of documents and medical records in the assigned area.
Arranges and stores incoming records according to procedure/protocol.
Finds, researches and answers questions about records and files from authorized users.
Purges materials according to file maintenance guidelines and/or legal requirements.
Performs periodic inspections of materials or files in order to ensure correct placement, legibility, and proper condition.
Other duties as assigned.
Manages communication for the department on a shift to shift basis. May maintain the medical record either in written or electronic form.
Receives and disseminates telephone and patient messages; interacts with, responds to or appropriately refers questions to physicians, nurses, patients, patients families and visitors; communicates with the Admitting Office regarding admissions; and communicates with other departments. Logs phone calls for Physicians who are not available to speak immediately with the primary care physician. Notifies insurance companies of admissions and receives authorization.
May transcribes physicians orders, including ordering of meals for admitted patients staying in the unit.
May coordinate calls to police, medical examiner, Transplant Resource Center, insurance companies, and transportation companies as appropriate.
What You Will Need
Education and Work Experience:
HS or Equivalent
Required: High school diploma or equivalent at date of hire
Required: Fundamental typing skills; fax machines; Xerox machines at date of hire. Preferred: Fundamental computer skills and customer service skills. Experience as an EMT, Paramedic, Medical Assistant in a doctor's office at date of hire.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.