Person, Apparel, Clothing, Pants, People, Crowd, Denim, Jeans, Female

Unit Clerk - (Full Time) - Shelton WA - Behavioral Health Inpatient - 264

Shelton, Connecticut, United States

Unit Clerk - (Full Time) - Shelton WA - Behavioral Health Inpatient - 264

Shelton | Connecticut | United States

Unit Clerk - (Full Time) - Shelton WA - Behavioral Health Inpatient - 264

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 122 programs and over 3,680 employees across the country. And we 're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

Telecare is proud to have been recognized By The Bay Area Business Times as the 13th Best Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2019!

The Telecare Shelton Evaluation and Treatment (E&T) center will provide intensive mental health and psychiatric treatment services in a secure, welcoming and respectful environment for adults experiencing an acute mental health emergency. Telecare currently operates E&T’s in Thurston, Clark, Skagit, Grays Harbor, and Pierce counties, and looks forward to adding the Shelton community to our family.

We believe recovery starts from within, and that our job is to do whatever it takes to provide the support you need on the journey to recovery in a comfortable, structured environment. Our 16-bed facility includes wraparound support from a multidisciplinary staff who constantly engage with members to maintain a safe environment.

Opening Planned in December 2019 / January 2020

POSITION SUMMARY
The Unit Clerk provides support services to the nursing, clinical, and medical staff. Duties are typically clerical and technical in nature and will involve contact with members served.

Employment Status: Full Time (5, 8-hour shifts)

Shift: Varies

Days: Varies

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
• High school graduation or a G.E.D. equivalent
• Six or more (6+) months experience as a unit clerk or administrative support staff in a health care environment
• Knowledge of basic medical terminology and Electronic Health Record (EHR)
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
• All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver’s license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply

Preferred:
• Experience working with the general public in a health care environment
• Completion of a unit clerk certification program

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with the internal and external stakeholders
• Completes a variety of documentation tasks, including maintaining accurate records, filing, and assembling medical records
• Prepares materials and performs admissions, discharges, and transfers in medical records/E.H.R.
• Schedules members served appointments
• Orders and maintains the appropriate level of supplies
• Answers the telephone, taking messages and screening calls as assigned
• Provides families of members served and other staff members with the requested information, using excellent communication skills
• Participates as a team member and provides input via reporting observations, concerns and asking appropriate questions
• Provides high-quality clerical assistance to nursing and medical department staff members, as requested
• Manages routine maintenance of Electronic Medical Records
• Completes basic data entry of clinical billing
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.

SKILLS
• Highly developed organizational skills, knowledge of the operation of copy machines, basic computer skills, basic typing proficiency (45 wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology
• The ability to read, write, speak English and excellent communication skills is essential, as is the willingness to work with disabled members served

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, twist, bend and lift and carry items weighing 10 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, sit, reach and to do simple grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition, and dexterity.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

CCrosby123

Equal Opportunity Employer Description
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Apply Now

Thank you

Recommended Jobs

Peer Recovery Team Lead (Full-Time) - Behavioral Health 262

Tacoma Washington United States Tacoma, Washington, United States Clinical
Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We par...

Acute-RN Supervisor (Short-Hour .4/PM) - Behavioral Health 320

Ceres California United States Ceres, California, United States Nursing
Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We par...

Counselor (Full-Time .8) - Behavioral Health 169

San Leandro California United States San Leandro, California, United States Nursing
Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We par...

Mental Health Worker TEMP (Full-Time NOC) - Behavioral Health 115

Oakland California United States Oakland, California, United States Nursing
TELECARE CORPORATIONPOSITION DESCRIPTIONMENTAL HEALTH WORKER 2021STATEMENT OF PURPOSEWe exist to help people with mental impairments realize their full potential.MISSION STATEMENTTelecare will deliver and manage excellent services and systems of...

Job Alerts

Thank you

Apply Now

Thank you

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.