St. John's Riverside Hospital

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Unit Clerk

at St. John's Riverside Hospital

Posted: 7/28/2020
Job Reference #: 4668

Job Description

Job ID
Facility Name
Dobbs Ferry
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
Work Shift
Posted Salary
$17.800 per hour


St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


The Unit Clerk is responsible for receptionist and clerical tasks on the nursing unit. She/he assists the nurses in maintaining unit communications and the transcription/transmittal of physicians' orders, as appropriate. Greets and assists patients, visitors, physicians, and other hospital staff. Answer telephones within the nurses’ station, responds to general information requests and conveys messages. Participates in maintaining complete; accurate medical records and a current patient/unit data within the information system. Performs routine clerical tasks including order entry/data retrieval, as appropriate to the clinical area. Assists in providing prompt response to patient’s call system, refers requests promptly and appropriately. Places calls to physicians' offices and to other departments as requested. Demonstrates awareness of and sensitivity to patient's rights. Maintains confidentiality of the patient.


High School Diploma or equivalent required. Medical terminology and computer skills preferred.