Description About Us
Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was
founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our
patients, residents and their families.
Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We
pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and
commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and
resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our
success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of
life for our employees, patients and residents.
The responsibilities of the Unit Clerk are to provides
assistance to the nursing staff by performing clerical and record
keeping functions in a hospital with patients ranging in age from
18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions,
general medical-surgical conditions, with rehabilitation and/or
wound care needs.
The Unit Clerk duties include:
Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and
validated by the Unit Clerk competency checklist.
Prioritizes and works independently in organizing the nursing
unit station, keeping station clean and presentable.
Ensures call lights and telephone are answered in a timely
manner and ensures messages are recorded and delivered in a timely
Serves as liaison between physicians, staff members and other
Answers telephone in a courteous manner exchanging information
in an appropriate manner which requires good oral and written
Properly plans/organizes work for assigned shift to properly
utilize time, resources, manpower and supplies to ensure patient
receives appropriate quality care.
Maintains confidentiality of privileged information.
Adheres to CHG policies, procedures, all safety plans, and all
standards imposed by regulatory organizations.
This description is a general statement of required essential
functions performed on a regular and continuous basis.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to project a professional image. Displays positive
customer service and telephone skills. Knowledge of regulatory
standards, compliance requirements and hospital policies and
procedures. Strong organizational skills. Working knowledge of
computer and software applications used in job functions (Order
entry, data entry)
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Previous experience
desirable but not required. Knowledge of medical terminology
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must maintain current CPR certification throughout