Ward Clerk

Abbeville, LA 70510
Part-time


Maison du Monde Living Center, a skilled nursing facility in Abbeville, is seeking Ward Clerks with experience in medical records. The Ward Clerk performs duties that support all residents, family members, personnel and community contacts with a warm welcoming attitude and prompt, courteous attention to their requests. This position also assists the Administrator, Director of Nursing and Office Manager in record keeping and performing basic secretarial skills.

Part-Time Positions include:

  • 4 pm – 8 pm Shift (Monday – Friday)
  • 8 am – 8 pm shift (Weekends)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer the telephone and relays accurate messages
  • Screen and direct all incoming calls appropriately
  • Route incoming mail to facility staff and residents
  • Route facsimile transmittals to personnel
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with all facility staff
  • Answer all inquiries according to facility release of information policies and procedures
  • Interact with residents’ representatives and direct them to appropriate individuals
  • Assembles and maintains resident charts
  • Informs nursing personnel of changes in physician’s orders and provides follows up to expedite orders
  • Answers resident call lights and communicates requested needs to staff
  • Orders resident labs as requested and contacts labs for results
  • Demonstrates ability to adjust to changes in unit/shift assignments to meet resident and facility needs
  • Direct complaints to appropriate departments or individuals
  • Monitor all deliveries and notify receiving department of delivery
  • Receive and announce guests coming in to see a specific staff member
  • Informs nursing personnel of changes in physician’s orders and provides follows up to expedite orders
  • Answers resident call lights and communicates requested needs to staff
  • Orders resident labs as requested and contacts labs for results
  • Demonstrates ability to adjust to changes in unit/shift assignments to meet resident and facility needs
  • Direct complaints to appropriate departments or individuals
  • Monitor all deliveries and notify receiving department of delivery
  • Receive and announce guests coming in to see a specific staff member

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
  • Long term care and/or medical experience preferred

Competitive Salary. Qualified candidates please submit a resume,

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