The average pay for a Hospital Unit Clerk is C$23.06 per hour.
The average pay for a Hospital Unit Clerk is C$38,000 per year.
|Hourly Rate||C$13.73 - C$27.36|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|C$28,798 - C$56,507|
Job Description for Hospital Unit Clerk
Hospital unit clerks are responsible for performing a variety of administrative, clerical, and clinical activities in their hospital's unit. These individuals are in charge of ensuring their assigned area of the hospital is clean, answering phone systems and processing calls as required, transcribing medical instructions, and communicating with patients. Hospital unit clerks also maintain unit supplies and order new ones when needed, as well as route medical orders to appropriate staff.Read More...
Other tasks performed by hospital unit clerks include adding data to databases as required, performing receptionist functions, and providing excellent service to patients at all times. Hospital unit clerks also provide clinical support as required and provide medical supplies to nurses, medics, and specialists. These individuals create appointments and follow hospital schedules to prevent incidents, as well as follow all relevant confidentiality and privacy procedures.
A high school diploma or equivalent is generally required for this position, and previous clerking experience is typically required or preferred as well. Hospital unit clerks must work well in a team setting and on their own with minimal supervision, as well as be proficient with basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite. They also must be familiar with relevant medical terminology. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Hospital Unit Clerk Tasks
- Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
- Assess method of payment for services, initiate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.
- Perform admitting duties including explaining various forms such as patient rights, medical releases, and insurance.
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