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Unit Clerk- MICU - PT - Rotating Shifts

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED





The Unit Clerk performs clerical duties associated with customer service, the patient care record and electronic health record on the inpatient units. The Unit Clerk is directly responsible for the maintenance of the patient care record and its contents as well as coordinating patient activities, services and supplies from ancillary and support areas that directly relate to patient care. The Unit Clerk is also directly responsible for communication equipment. The Unit Clerk exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures. THIS IS A PART-TIME 20 HOURS PER WEEK POSITION ROTATING BETWEEN THE DAY/EVENING/NIGHT AND WEEKEND SHIFTS, BENEFIT-ELIGIBLE.



Greet customers and answer incoming telephone calls promptly and courteously

Collaborate with Patient Placement, Patient Access, Unit Clerical Manager, and Environmental Services to ensure room readiness for patient admits or transfers

Assume accountability for the maintenance of medical records

Utilize complex telecommunication systems and trouble shoot all unit based communication equipment;ability to navigate systems to obtain equipment and supplies for patients, staff, and internal




High school diploma or GED equivalent required

Must have knowledge of basic computer and Windows programs

Strong problem solving and communication skills required

Able to write legibly and perform basic mathematical calculations

Able to type 25 words/minute or greater

Able to handle internal and external customer interaction with courtesy, diplomacy and discretion.

Work requires the ability to move throughout the Medical Center

Work requires lifting or carrying objects up to 25 lbs.

Shifts include providing 7 days a week, 24 hours/day, coverage as necessary

Able to respond to and prioritize multiple requests and variable degrees of unpredictability

Work entails coming in contact with patient specimens during processing and transport.



Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.

Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.

Rush University Medical Center is a four time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL

Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds

RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.

As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Posted: 8/16/16

Rush HELP Union employees interested, must apply no later than: 8/20/2016