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Unit Clerk- Reprieve

Company: Bradford Health Services, Inc.
Location: Opelika
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Unit Clerk- A Reprieve

Department: Reprieve

Reports to: Administrator

Supervises: N/A

Entry Level Qualifications:

High School graduate or equivalent. One year experience with direct patient contact in alcohol/drug treatment preferred. Ability to communicate effectively with patients. Must have basic understanding of principles of recovery. Type a minimum of 35 words per minute, medical records experience is preferred.

  1. Must be able to see at 20/40 corrected in each eye and hear (hearing aid acceptable).

  2. Must be able to write legibly.

  3. Must be able to continuously sit from 4 to 6 hrs. per 8 hr. shift.

  4. Must be able to stoop and bend from upright position to knees.

  5. If recovering, two years of continuous verifiable abstinence.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Oversight of Admissions

  2. Answering the phone

  3. Unit duties specified by Executive Director or Administrator.

  4. Clerical oversight of Medication Management

  5. Special Projects

Know and abide by the general provisions of 42 CFR Part 2, "Confidentiality of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Patient Records", and 45 CFR "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act." This position has unrestricted access to patient identifying and patient health information.

Essential Functions:

  1. Must be able to follow directions.

  2. Must be able to answer the phone in accordance with Bradford philosophy and policies.

  3. Develop and maintain an inventory of all supplies and equipment.

  4. Maintain unit supplies exclusive to medications.

  5. Maintain files.

  6. Maintain an adequate number of packets for admission and prepare charts for new admissions.

  7. Assist in preparing charts for medical records after patient discharge.

  8. Assist with typing for medical record as needed.

  9. Assist in unit orientation for staff

  10. Carry out directives of the medication area.

  11. Assist in unit orientation of new patients.

  12. Interact therapeutically with patients presenting at the Nurses' Station for assistance with personal or medical needs, accessing appropriate staff member if necessary.

  13. Maintain patient and family insurance and payment information with pharmacy.

  14. Other duties as assigned.

  15. Ability to work in a cooperative manner with coworkers, managers, clients and prospective clients.

  16. Ability to work in a constant state of alertness as to perform the job safely.

  17. Regular attendance.

Keywords: Bradford Health Services, Inc., Columbus , Unit Clerk- Reprieve, Other , Opelika, Georgia

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