Unit Clerk

Departments

  • North Star Recovery

Work Hours

  • 80 Hours
  • Full Time

Categories

  • Administrative / Clerical

Summary of Position

The Unit Clerk will be responsible for maintaining North Star Recovery patient charts including periodic audits to ensure all documentation has been obtained and filed correctly.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must obtain BLS and First Aid certification within three (3) months of hire.

Training and experience:

  • Previous experience in the mental health field preferred.
  • Ability to establish therapeutic interactions with patients.

Essential Functions

  • Manage and monitor all patient charts.
  • Complete discharge instructions for North Star Recovery patients and fills in for acute discharges when case manager is not available.
  • Transcribe all medical staff orders and enter provider orders in the computer.
  • Coordinate all Treatment Team and Clinical Review recommendations for patients and ensure that notes are filed in appropriate folders.
  • Monitor the phones in the Nurses Station.
  • Schedule all consultations and related off-campus appointments and charts accordingly.
  • Assist with direct care needs and resident transportation as necessary.
  • Send overnight pass information to Patient Financial Services on a weekly basis.
  • Update “medicaid days used” and forward to therapists.
  • Complete intakes when Intake Coordinator is not available.
  • Complete prior authorizations for residential and acute medications when received from pharmacy.