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UNIT CLERK - Emergency Room 36 hours per/wk

Company name
Sandoval Regional Medical Center

Rio Rancho, NM, United States

Employment Type

Emergency, Healthcare, Administrative

Posted on
Oct 19, 2021

Valid Through
Feb 01, 2022

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UNIT CLERK - Emergency Room (36 hours per/wk)


Emergency Department


Rio Rancho, NM


Job Summary

Promote team work and patient care in hospital setting by operating computer systems, perform a variety of clerical duties in support of assigned area to include data entry, answer phones, enter computer orders, assist as needed, and maintain files and other related duties. Serve as a role model to promote the SRMC Values, a positive work environment and efficient, quality patient care. Serve as a role model to promote the SRMC Values, a positive work environment and efficient, quality patient care. Report compliance or equipment issues to department director. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignments may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality assurance programs

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops.

Provides administrative and clerical services as needed, such as data collection, scheduling appointments, verifying medical coverage, and telephone duties.

Assists RN’s with one-to-one observation of high-risk emergency department patients

Report potential and actual patient safety, concerns, medical errors and or near misses in a timely manner thru the chain of command and document within the PSN system.

Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional psychological and spiritual support to patient, friends and families.

Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care teams and resolve patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

Active participation in hospital strategic initiatives such as quality improvement and monitoring TJC compliance.

May coordinate routine office activities and administrative functions in support of the emergency department.

Clerks may assist with patient wheelchair or stretcher transportation as necessary

Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

SRMC Core Values


Our words and actions match our values

To Serve:

We put the needs of others before our own


We strive to exceed expectations and/or standards in every activity, every encounter, and every initiative


We provide evidence based care, programs, services, and an environment that achieves the best outcomes


We enjoy the ability and power to work collaboratively to deliver exceptional service


Position doesn’t have the scope of decision making, budget, assets and planning responsibilities.

Communication Skills

Contacts are normally made with others within UNM-Sandoval, including patient and their family contact.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, forms, and other office procedures and terminology

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Good customer service skills

Good time-management skills

Effective written and verbal communication skills

The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

Ability to cooperate and interact with co-workers

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements


High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Work Experience:

Preferred Qualifications/Requirements


Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or business-related program

Work Experience:

One (1) year medical terminology experience and/or health care related experience

Conditions of Employment

Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check and a post offer drug screen.

Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).

Tuberculin Skin Test required annually.

Hospital required vaccinations

Hospital required competencies

Working Conditions

Typical office and/or patient care, acute care hospital environment

Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne/airborne disease.

Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances.

Must be able to travel locally between facilities and within the surrounding community.

Occasional exposure to minimal physical risk.

May be required to work irregular schedules including but not limited to as applicable: Nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and overtime.

Will be expected to attend evening meetings at least once/month


Company info

Sandoval Regional Medical Center

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