Northwell Health ER Clerk - PART TIME EVENING SHIFT in Forest Hills, New York

Req Number 001N72

Job Category General Clerical/Secretarial

Job Description

The selected team member:

  1. Performs receptionist duties including, but not limited to:

• Receiving and providing direction to patients/families as appropriate.

• Answering telephone and directing calls to appropriate personnel.

• Taking telephone messages and routing as necessary.

• Activating paging system as appropriate, i.e., stat calls, Code 33, physician pages, etc.

  1. Reviews and maintains patient charts.

• Checks lab value results, x-ray reports, and EKG reports against norms and physician orders, as appropriate.

• Reports discrepancies or abnormal values to management so appropriate action can be taken.

• Files lab, x-ray, or EKG reports in patient ED charts.

• Photocopies and mails ED charts to private physician offices as directed.

• Completes chart checklist prior to patient admission to floor to ensure physician documentation is complete and necessary documents are in the chart.

• Compiles ED charts as requested for audits or special reviews.

  1. Maintains ED log as necessary.

• Updates ED log.

• Verifies data in log book verses ED patient charts.

  1. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions


• High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

• Basic Life Saving (BLS) or equivalent, preferred.

• Previous clerical experience, required; emergency department experience, preferred.

• Knowledge of medical terminology, preferred.